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Vickers Restaurant

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French, American, Gastropub, European
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192 E Welsh Pool Rd, corner of Gordon Drive, Lionville, PA 19341-1230 (Gordon Drive)
+1 610-363-7998
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Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Kimberton, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

I have been to Vickers for lunch (now discontinued) and dinner many times. Sometimes I find the staff friendly and welcoming and sometimes it is all business. The food is mostly good though a few dishes have been a let down. It is an expensive restaurant and it needs the combination of friendly service AND outstanding food.

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Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

We walked into the restaurant on a busy Friday night. They seemed busier than they anticipated because we weren't greeted for ten minutes and then told that we could seat ourselves. The server was super rushed and service was very slow. We have been there before and it was a wonderful experience. If this time had been our first time,... More 

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Valley Township
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Well, it WAS New Years Eve. They had a fixed price dinner with somewhat limited choices compared to their "regular offerings". For $75 per person you had a choice of 6 appetizers, 6 entree's and 5 desserts. The choices weren't too bad. The Farmhouse salad was excellent, the four pieces of "rack of lamb" were ok and the NY Cheesecake... More 

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Okatie, South Carolina
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

The dining experience was disappointing in several ways. The waiter substituted a Cabernet of his choosing because they were "out of" the Bordeaux stating the cab was a more expensive wine ($1.00 more, big deal). I should have been asked to select another of my choice! The lobster bisque was barely warm and no lobster. The Caesar salad for 2... More 

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South Padre Island, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

The meal was great and our waiter Mike was terrific but we were charged $4.00 extra - $8.00 a couple for sharing a salad, which I thought was unreasonable. I spoke to the owner after our dinner and before we went to the bar afterwards and he said there was 2 plates broken, thus the reason for our charge -... More 

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Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

my children meant it to be a grand 85th birthday celebration. 1 1/2 hours to get appetizers. $ 5 to split soup! (but $ 8 to split a main course). half the dishes were no good - overcooked (lobster), incorrectly seasoned, cold, tasteless. remainder some good some ok. did not like the wine we'd ordered after a taste. they refused... More 

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vkrmgmt, General Manager at Vickers Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Sir or Madam- Please accept our sincerest apologies for your unsatisfactory experience. We always strive to do our best, to serve exceptional cuisine to our guests and to create an experience at Vickers that is memorable. It seems, from your review, that we have missed the mark with your dinner. We are terribly sorry for this and will take... More 

Wallingford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Ate at Vickers on a Friday night. The restaurant was not overly crowded. We were seated in front of the fireplace, which was lovely. The butternut squash soup was fantastic, as was the asparagus appetizer. My shrimp and scallops came with a delicious risotto and a carrot/vanilla purée....amazing. My dining companion had an excellent halibut dish. Great ambiance. The server... More 

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vkrmgmt, General Manager at Vickers Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your review. And please come to see us again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The food was 5 star all the way!!!! Very pleasing to the eye! The escargot melted in my mouth,salmon was a little salty,risotto was perfect tables idea cesarean salad was outta this world best I ever had,caprese salad was great so soft buffalo mozzarella balsamic drip and beefsteak tomato firm but fresh!!! At total treat to my mouth and senses... More 

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Kimberton, Pennsylvania
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182 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

My wife and I have been wanting to dine here since we moved to Spring City, PA a year ago. Our 29th Anniversary was a wonderful occasion to use as our reason for visiting. The decor inside was a lot of wood paneling and other accoutrements that hearkened to the 1700s. We like dining at inns and this fit right... More 

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vkrmgmt, General Manager at Vickers Restaurant, responded to this review

Happiest of anniversaries to you! We look forward to hosting you again. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We've been to Vickers Tavern several times and all I can say is that every time the food and service has exceeded our expectation. This is a very quaint place and if you have never had a chance to visit you don't know what you're missing. Great place for a special occasion or just want something different.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 22 - USD 34
Cuisine
French, American, Gastropub, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 192 E Welsh Pool Rd, corner of Gordon Drive, Lionville, PA 19341-1230
    (Gordon Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lionville
  • Phone Number: +1 610-363-7998
Description
Vickers Restaurant is the transformed home of famed abolitionist and Chester County potter, John Vickers. Nestled in his original 1820s farmhouse, Vickers is an institution in Chester County known for its authentic vintage cuisine. Vickers Restaurant opened in 1972 and is still one of the only restaurants in the country celebrating these traditional dishes that epitomize luxury and continental glamor. Come in to experience the timeless panache of flambeed Bananas Foster, Steak Diane and Caesar Salad prepared tableside as well as a variety of entrees & appetizers. For something lighter the casual bar menu that includes Kobe Sliders, spinach and artichoke fondue & seared scallops is perfect for a weeknight bite. Outdoor patio opened in the Spring/Summer. Private dining rooms available for 10-135. Corporate menus available. Fireplaces for romantic dinners. Full Bar & wine list available.

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