Spy Diner bids farewell with a list
of local faves
Inquirer Suburban Staff
Spy Diner is being
discontinued. As a farewell, I have come up with a list of
some of my favorite restaurants in Bucks and Montgomery
With so many places to
choose from, it's not an easy task, but here goes...
Creed's Seafood &
Steaks, 499 N. Gulph Rd., King of Prussia. 610-265-2550.
The two-pronged menu could
be described as light and airy; even the desserts seem
relatively low in calories.
(Fine dining at
Ristorante Il Melograno,
73 Old Dublin Pike, Mercer Square Shopping Center,
A mix of new- and
old-school Italian fare.
Restaurant, 50 W. Third Ave.,
Collegeville Station, Collegeville. 610-489-7022.
This family-owned BYO
serves authentic Japanese cuisine, with some Korean
Restaurant & Lounge, 2688 E. High
St., Sanatoga. 610-327-2910.
This landmark restaurant
serves American cuisine with continental touches.
Route 309, about five miles north of the Five Points
junction, in Hatfield. 215-822-0139.
A fashionable chophouse
serving American comfort food.
Washington Crossing Inn,
1295 General Washington Memorial Blvd. (Routes 532 and 32),
Washington Crossing. 215-493-3634. washingtoncrossinginn.com.
American and continental
cuisine served in a historic setting.
Great for Brunch
826 DeKalb Pike, King of Prussia. 610-337-4772;
Kildare's bills itself as
a place for an authentic "Irish experience."
The Washington House,
136 N. Main St., Sellersville. 215-257-3000.
The restaurant includes a
historic theater (215-257-5808,
It serves New American cuisine in a massive Italianate
Parc Bistro, 4067
Skippack Pike, intersection of Routes 73 and 113, Skippack
New American bistro fare
with Italian and French influences.
The Freight House,
194 W. Ashland St., Doylestown. 215-340-1003.
This is a way station for
steak and seafood lovers.
800 Spring Mill Ave., Conshohocken. 610-825-3000.
Contemporary cuisine from
central Mexico with some Tex-Mex offerings.
E. Butler Ave., Ambler. 215-283-4887;
Live Irish music is part
of the fun of this eatery, which serves traditional and "New
Worth a Trip
value or unusual restaurant concept.)
Spring Mill Cafe,
164 Barren Hill Rd., Conshohocken. 610-828-2550.
This BYO serves French
Provincial cuisine with exotic touches (North African and
Asian) in a quaint old house with outdoor dining.
Hip Bistros or BYOs
(Good places to meet
Skippack Pike, Worcester. 610-584-5650.
A casual but traditional
BYO, it serves Northern Italian fare with some modern
Moreland Plaza, 101 E. Moreland Rd., Willow Grove.
You'll get creative
vegetarian cuisine from the tropics and "sunny" countries at
this storefront BYO.
"Hole in the Wall"
Chick's Tavern, 231
E. Fourth St., Bridgeport. 610-279-9606.
The menu features mussels,
homemade soups, homestyle Italian dishes, and carved-meat
Charcoal Steaks N'
Things, 11 S. Delaware Ave., Yardley. 215-493-6394.
You can get everything
from pancakes to pasta at this homey BYO.
Fun for the Kids
(Without getting bored
2555 Street Rd., Bensalem. 215-638-1950.
All the Happy Days diner
food you can think of.
Barbara Ann's Victorian
Tea Room & Garden, 120 Main St., Green Lane.
This elegant tea room
follows the "high tea" tradition closely. Children will have
fun drinking "real" tea, and not just playing make-believe.