30 Main
30 Main

30 Main

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.30mainline.com/
  • Phone: (610) 220-2367
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday 4-9 Tuesday 11:30-9pm Wednesday 11:30-12:00am
    Thursday 11:30-12:00am Friday 11:30-2:00am Saturday 11:30-2:00am
    Sunday 10:00am-9:00pm

    Dinner 5-9 Daily
    Lunch Tuesday-Saturday 11:30-2:30
    Brunch Sunday 10-2
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Continental, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Stephen Zurla
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Speak with our management team to customize your special evening.
  • Entertainment: Acoustic acts Wednesday and Friday. Piano in the Bar Thursday Nights. Bands on Saturday nights after 9:00. The entertainment is tasteful and caters to the 30 and up crowd. We provide entertainment to provide our customers with a night out, not just the area standard. Dinner then go home.
  • Special Events: We have various events including Bands on Saturday nights, Art Gallery Nights even a disco brunch. When making a reservation please ask what we have going on and let us know if you wish to be part of the event or seated in a quitter part of the facility.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Lancaster Ave and Main Ave
  • Public Transit: Berwyn Train Station
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: There is a private park lot for our customers behind the building, Street Parking, Various Public Lots at Septa Station, and On street parking as well. Additional Parking Courtesy of Malvern Federal After hours.
A word from 30 Main
"A Taste of the City on the Main Line." 30 Main is conveniently located across the street from the Berwyn Train Station. This spot is a perfect location and is the Main Line's only Restaurant Bar Lounge with live entertainment. This Contemporary American Bistro features has various tasteful events to entertain the dinner crowd.and keep the bar going after 9. Have an after dinner drink in our warm and cozy lounge. The multiple rooms allow for a lively yet intimate atmosphere, perfect for family and friends, a business meeting spot, or a casual hangout. Our exclusive rooms are perfect for any private party or dinner, while we accommodate specifically to your preference.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
30 Main reviews from OpenTable diners
50 reviews since July 29, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food4
    Service4
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (30)vibrant bar scene (21)good for groups (20)fit for foodies (17)late-night find (13)hot spot (13)special occasion (12)notable wine list (11)great for lunch (11)great for brunch (10)kid-friendly (6)romantic (6)Show More
  • Food was the best part
    Foodie
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    I made reservations here because I was looking for something close to home. Heard they have live music and the food got great reviews. Have to say that the food was the best part! It was delicious! The server was a little flaky- took forever to get drinks from the bar, never gave us a bread basket despite every other table having one. The live music didn't start until after 10, so we enjoyed a drink at the bar.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, nice atmosphere
    Filly
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    We ate here early on a Saturday night. Everyone was happy with their meals. The soups were delicious. Steak and seafood were great. Best crab cakes I've had in a while. Only downgrade was the server, who forgot a side dish with one meal and made a mistake on our bill. But she corrected immediately. Other than those blips, it was a flawless evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Rita
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    There was a birthday party in the next room which made it a little louder than it should have been.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place!
    Kate
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    My husband and I came to 30 Main for my birthday, because I wanted a nice meal but not a stuffy, boring dinner with a bunch of old people in suits. 30 Main fit the bill perfectly! I had read mixed reviews - mostly good, but a couple not so great. One specifically criticized Jesse, who ended up being our server. Having read that review, I was concerned at first, but Jesse was fine - never kept us waiting too long, and promptly checked on our drinks, but didn't crowd us or hover. The food was all very tasty - we got small plates and soup/sandwichies, and there were more things on the menu that I'll have to try next time (including dessert, which looked yummy, but we were too full). And the owner came by and introduced himself (with Limoncello) at the end of the meal I will definitely come here again!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Had a blast!
    mikki4sushi
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Booked a table for Girls Night @ 30 Main. Being my 3rd experience at the restaurant, it was even better than the past 2 times! All of my friends were impressed with the menu selection and the "vibe" of 30 Main. The owner is always extremely personable when we visit, making sure our experience is fun and enjoyable. He even gave "rounds of lemon cello" to our table and another large party...such a nice guy! After dinner, many of my party left but a friend and I stayed back for the lounge and DJ scene...so much fun! Music was great, drinks were awesome, and vibe was lively. If you want a great place for a Girls Night Out or hanging with many of your friends, 30 Main is your hot spot!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Food/Service
    DaveVIP
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    I have been to 30 Main a few times, each time the menu has a great selection of entrees/apps/drinks. I will continue to dine here, I really like the menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • the noise level is high
    neighbor
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    We were a party of four trying 30 Main for the third time. The food was tasty (although two entrees were actually cold) the Martini's were skimpy at any price. The Jazz band was really good, although we had to leave after dinner because of the sound bouncing off of the walls. Receptionist was very accommodating.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Jyber
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Good local spot for a quality, relaxed dinner. Service was excellent. Our waiter was very attentive and helpful.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • 30 Main
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The owner of this restaurant is very actively promoting this business. They have nightly specials, special events, a recently new chef, a great menu with a nice variety of offerings. This restaurant was vibrant on Saturday night. I recommend it
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • service
    Locals
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The service started off great and the went down hill. Fast drink service, prompt dinner ordering, long wait for dinner, very long wait for table to be cleared (actually had to find waiter and ask him to clear table and even then had to wait another 10 minutes), longer wait for dessert menu, and loooong time to see the actual desert.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We loved it here
    Jsal
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    The service was good not great but we had a great time. It was really crowded so that probably contributed to our wait and service. Great music and we had so much fun
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wrong day, wrong time
    flor
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Friday night, they were having some kind of fundraising and noise was unbearable. The food was very good.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great restaurant week pick
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Main course and dessert were phenomenal. Great happy hour drink specials at the bar.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great neighborhood spot
    berwyngirl
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We love 30 Main. It is a great local place with great food and live entertainment. What could be better?
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lovely experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Great food. Tremendous service. Everything from soup to entree to dessert is perfectly prepared. Enjoyed the entire evening
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Relaxing Dinner For Two
    JR123VIP
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    My wife and I enjoyed the three course dinner special for $29 each. It was excellent. The complimentary glass of wine was a nice treat. Parking on the street outside 30 Main was very convenient. The service was outstanding. We enjoyed a 5 minute conversation with the owner of 30 Main. A very relaxing evening after a long week.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Perfect Neighborhood Gem
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Great Food, wonderful people, nice ambiance. Prices are very reasonable and the perfect place for a weekly stop-by to experience the wonderful daily specials. Lively bar along with quiet seating areas.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    j50pVIP
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    We thought the menu was limited and ordered appetizers. The fig flatbread was very good but the crab tomato bisque was not at all good. There was a decent amount of crab in the soup but the consistency was very thick like chili. My husband's sense of smell is impaired as a result of a concussion he suffered so I'm not going to comment on his meal. The interior of the restaurant is very nice and the waiter was attentive. It wasn't very crowded when we were there so we enjoyed the noise level. Parking was an issue and we drove around the block several times. Fortunately we went on a Sunday and were able to use the bank parking lot across the side street from the restaurant.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • BerwynFoodieVIP
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    We sat in the bar area the 1st time there, the bartender was helpful and friendly. Decided it was worth going for dinner, however, we were disappointed this time around. Our waiter probably needs the extra training, he spilled an entire glass of water as he was putting them on our table. No harm done, we ended up changing table but then at the end of dinner, a second waiter spilled a cup of wing sauce when collecting our dishes. Luckily none on us. The appetizer Pork Belly and fried osyters were good and so are their fries. Not bad enough to stop going there entirely but would help if they train their wait staff more. Otherwise, the people are friendly.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • BRUNCH
    DonnaVIP
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Brunch was amazing! French toast with bananas & nutella, pannini egg sandwich and pigs in a blanket = yum!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Expensive for Just OK
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    The beer and wine list are extensive and great. The service is friendly but slow. The food is ok, but expensive. The kicker was I ordered the red velvet cake for dessert and it tasted weird. It turns out the pastry chef used salt instead of sugar by accident. We may go back and give it another shot, but it's not going to be a place we frequent.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good appetizers and drink selection
    Sledge
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Menu was awesome but sadly the food was just ok. Appetizers were awesome including the fried calamari and the steak egg rolls. However, entrees were just average at best.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • 30 Reasons to enjoy ...
    JB22VIP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    New chef, new menu are but two of 30 reasons to go an enjoy 30 Main. The ownership of this Main Line gastro pub is personally vested in insuring a great dining experience. A recent mid-week visit show cased not only a great band, happy people enjoying same - but a well rounded menu that caters to the carnivore and the sea food loving diner. We sampled a great house special salad with local summer beets, goat cheese and arugula. The calamari was light and crispy with just a hint of pop coming from a handful of red cherry peppers. We split the Thai Basil Temoura Shrimp was a gracious offering of five sweet cold water shrimp cooked to perfection. We also sampled the center cut pork chop and Seafood Risotto. Top notch service too!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 27 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 29, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.1
    • Food4.1
    • Ambiance4
    • Service4.1
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 118 reviews are from the 30 Main reviews archive.
  • Disappointing menu for vegetarians
    TaterbugVIP
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    30 Main has a new menu--and it's even less vegetarian friendly than the old one. I had the ONLY vegetarian entree on the menu--the pappardelle with asparagus (which wouldn't be suitable for vegans). Awash in way too much cream sauce, it was nonetheless one of the blandest dishes I've had. To be fair, there are a couple of excellent vegetarian salads on the menu, and the waiter assured me that the risotto could be made without the meat. Also, my son enjoyed his pork chop, and my husband seemed to scarf down his burger quite happily. My daughter--also a vegetarian--wouldn't even go with us to this restaurant, though, as she had been disappointed with the slim pickings on the OLD menu.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food, great music
    aba1964
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    Everything we ordered was delicious (I had the linguini and my husband had the pork chop). The had an acoustic band playing, which was perfect - the music was great, but we could still enjoy conversation.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our first visit
    mainlinemamaVIP
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    The wait staff were friendly if somewhat unskilled. The wedge salad was terrific, the crab avocado was delicious but there was way too much dressing and the presentation was ho hum. The mussels were not fresh and the bread was too salty. The shrimp rolls were unexpectedly beautifully presented and had a lovely combination of sweet, savory and spice. Overall, they are trying and sometimes succeeding but inconsistent. There was enough promise that we will go back again.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Electric! Great Live Music!
    GottaLoveIt
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    Great Live Music and Great Food. I think I found a new favorite night spot. The food and service was excellent, and Michael Favinger played a great set of classic rock songs on his guitars. I can't think of a better evening!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great choices...excellent food
    jn22VIP
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    Each of the 6 of us had different meals and everyone of them was terrific. The service was excellent too. I noise level was just too high. I like the idea of live music but the music was way to looud and invasive in the whole restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful Time at 30 Main
    MarkVIP
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Our first visit to 30 Main was only partly a surprise -- reviews informed me of the menu and that the service can be variable. It was a better than expected in every way; the service was friendly and while not polished, responded to our needs. The food was quite excellent, and imaginative - with wonderful seafood dishes. It was Saturday night and an exceptional band setup and played - this music is far above the average and was truly a stand out. Drinks were a bit on the pricey side, but overall -- a fabulous venue for diner and dancing. What a treat. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very suprised
    marshapetVIP
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Well, I was told they have a new chef and I must say from the atmosphere when I walked in I wasn't expecting that much BUT, I had the BEST crabcakes I have ever had! They are held together with a shrimp mousse just exquisite! I also had grilled chicken and veggies and they were perfect.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Weink
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    My first inpression through the door was that it was a BAR. It had that smell and it was dark and 'pubby'. The hostess was also our waitress. She was nice enoutgh but we will never go back.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awesome Father's Day
    NewtoDC
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    I love 30 Main! It's an amazing family owned restuarant where the owners remember you. You have to try Dory's Chicken and if you are lucky Dory herself will be there :) I have never had a bad meal here.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Happy Father's Day!
    HeyBug
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    No complaints here! Our group of 10 were seated immediately upon arrival and were even offered an option to sit near the piano player or in a more private room. Having 2 children with us, we chose the private room. We were greeted by our waiter James and advised of the specials. He returned to take our drink and meal choices. There was a new chef that day, so we had new menu choices. Let me just say, they did not disappoint. Everything came out hot and there was not a complaint from anyone! From the Green Eggs and Ham to the Biscuits and Gravy, all were enjoyed. We even shared some desserts and they all looked amazing and tasted just as good as they looked! Thanks 30 Main for a wonderful Father's Day Brunch... We'll be back!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Brunch
    jcInPaoli
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Really enjoyed our brunch. Food was great and the live piano music was very nice.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lively Dinner
    tbird1021VIP
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Decided to go to 30 Main last minute on a Saturday night. Everything was good - as always. Just a heads up that they converted the majority of the front room (facing route 30) into a lounge area (couches, etc.). (Not sure if this is a permanent change or just a temporary one.) While we were eating the live entertainment started (around 8PM) - which was very loud. A little too loud for 'dinner music,' in our opinion.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not just for dinner.
    FroggyVIP
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    Have eaten dinner here a few times, but this was my first lunch here. Portions were large. Had a grilled caprese sandwich and tomato soup.Both were very good. My husband had the lump crab meat sandwich and said it was excellent.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • It was ok...
    Foodielady
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    The food wasn't bad but it wasn't the best. This would be a spot that I would go back to but wouldn't be for a while.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good but pricey
    HeidiVIP
    Dined on 5/29/2014
    $58 for 2 cups of soup & 2 salads from the LUNCH menu (with water, no drinks) is pretty ridiculous. Very good food and great service but very overpriced.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food - a little loud
    Stet
    Dined on 5/21/2014
    This was our first visit & would go again for sure! The noise from the bar area was loud - everything echoed. There was an acoustic player at 7pm which was a little loud as well. But, the food & service made up for it!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great people watching
    pickyeater
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    we were there the night of Radnor Hunt. This was an after party spot for the hunt crowd. had a great time people watching. very noisy but in a good we. band was fun too.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic