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“Good food and great atmosphere”

Black Powder Tavern
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Ranked #3 of 119 Restaurants in Wayne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$30
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Good for: Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: W Swedesford Rd
Description: Located just outside Valley Forge National Historical Park, Black Powder Tavern combines local flavors with American history in a pub-like setting. Warm woods and just-dim-enough lighting add to the tavern feel, enhanced by a reclaimed sawn oak bar. Weeknights feature happy hour from 5-7PM, with a reprise happy hour on Thursday - Saturday from 9-10PM. Brunch is offered Sundays from 10:30AM-2PM, and the big game is always on. Beer enthusiasts take note: there are 24 brews on tap and 39 bottles. The selection is tweaked regularly, so if you’re looking for something new and special (or old and admired), this is the place to come. The menu features a variety of small and entree-sized plates, and highlights the flavors, ingredients and culinary trends Philadelphia has become known for—and that pair well with our extensive craft beer offerings. Whether you stop in for lunch, dinner, happy hour or Sunday brunch, there’s something to satisfy your hunger, and your taste buds.
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the Black Powder Tavern. I was staying at a hotel not too far away and decided to get out. The building is very nice, just off 202 and easy to get to. There is ample parking right outside. The restaurant has a dining area slightly separated from a bar area with high tops and bar stools. The bar area maintains a theme of wood and leather. There is also a function room and a small courtyard for outside dining. The bar area also has 2 TVs to catch your favorite sports. The menu offers a good selection of American food. I chose the planked Salmon and was not disappointed. There is a good selection of draft beer and a large selection of craft beers, mainly IPAs. They also have a fully stocked bar for any other choices that you may have. Service was very good.
This is just a great restaurant.

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

This tavern offers a wide selection of draft beers & ales, the selection of which periodically changes. The bar area features a combination of booths and bistro tables. There is also a dining room with booths and standard tables. The staff were very friendly and attentive. The menu features standard pub fare and some specialties, such as goat cheese fries.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Black Powder Tavern provides a casual, vibrant atmosphere and delicious food. Over the building's recent career, the restaurant has had various names but at least one staff member has been there for over 20 years. Always a pleasure to see.

Thank Angela M
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

I typically eat here for lunch during the weekday. I have always had a good experience here. I really like the atmosphere and the food is really good. Even during work luncheons, the service and food has always been good. The outside area is nice for dining. My only negative would be around the holidays. It can get very crowded and parking can be tough. However, they have valet services. One of my favorites for a work lunch.

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

Our Church Group of 35 people enjoyed a wonderful dinner with excellent catering services. The staff was very helpful selecting a limited menu which allowed us to have prompt service and the food was delicious. The grilled salmon was a favorite!

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Thank cbthies
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