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Four Dogs Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1300 W Strasburg Rd, Rt. 162, West Chester, PA 19382-1632
+1 610-692-4367
11:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 11:30 - 21:00
Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Food is delicious. One of the best outdoor spots around. You can bring your four legged friend on the outside patio. Cozy when they light the fireplaces.

Thank Lori B
West Chester, PA
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great outdoor eating atmosphere with a interesting mix of small plate and entree selections. The Carolina pulled pork sandwich is my favorite. Live music is offered from time to time and don't forget to invite your best friend, the family dog.

Thank Jimseeley19
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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great menu, great escargot, salads, mushroom soup,shrimp dejon,good wine selection, beautiful bar, and outside courtyard, dog friendly, only complaint is $3.25 for a soda, you do receive a refill.

Thank petz24
Cincinnati, Ohio
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in with family and friends when we were way too hungry, and to our surprise food came out super fast -- so fast it was unlikely made to order HOWEVER my corned beef with BBQ and cabbage with side of au gratin potatoes was superb. Can't remember having corned beef this lean and tasty. Potatoes were rich and just... More 

Thank Blarneyfree
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The Four Dogs Tavern has lots of authentic historical charm and good food, too. The Marshalton Inn, just across the driveway, is a bit quieter, but offers the same menu and also has outdoor seating in nice weather. The sandwiches and burgers are tasty and quite substantial.

Thank CindyInChesco
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

In the warm months you can sit outside with your furry friend. In the winter you can get the fondue which is always a fun experience for the whole family. We have eaten here several times and never been disappointed.

Thank Dana Q
West Chester, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Food is always very good. Sitting outside on the patio in the summer is great. Music a lot of the time. If you are NOT a dog fan, you might be warned. Someone always has their dog with them. Most all aver very well behaved and just sit next to the owner. They provide water for the dogs if asked.

Thank Dave C
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great food, off the beaten track which is a plus but known to locals. Service was spot on, waitress very attentive, food was freshly made and didn't disappoint with the flavors everyone well satisfied their selection, even my picky 11 y/o. Because it is an older location, it can be tight at the table, our party was a total of... More 

Thank YgJtraveler
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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90 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This place is outstanding. I love the menu, it's very unique, diverse, and it just goes well together. I can't wait to go back and try some other items off the menu. Four dogs is now in the weekly rotation. Can't believe I've lived 15 min from this place for last three years and didn't go. Awesome food!

Thank Truth1978
Wilmington, Delaware
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65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This wonderfully converted stable of the Marshalltown Inn is a real delight. Polite, efficient service, and very popular with the local families - also can be very crowded. Had a delightful Saturday brunch, but the full menu was also available.

Thank Drew and B M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 W Strasburg Rd, Rt. 162, West Chester, PA 19382-1632
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  West Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 610-692-4367

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?