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Amani's BYOB

4.7
816 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Perfect For:
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
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Amani's BYOB focuses on providing a menu which incorporates the best local ingredients available each season, enabling the chef to utilize local farmers and promote local business. Amani's puts a twist on the traditional BYOB theme by offering a creative selection of mixers to be paired with the various spirits that our guests provide. Our chef, Jonathan Amann, has won the title of "Best Chef in Chester County" for the past three years.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Continental, American
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Hours of operation
Brunch: Saturday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm; Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm; Sunday 5:00pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(484) 237-8179
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Payment options
Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Jonathan Amann
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Private party facilities
Reserve the entire restaurant for your party or event needs. Contact Jeanine Amann at amanisbyob@gmail.com for more information. .
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Private party contact
Jeanine Amann: (610) 316-0146
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Catering
Amani"s BYOB also offers full service catering, for both off premise and on premise events. From weddings, rehearsal dinners, baby and bridal showers, corporate luncheons, and everything in between, Amani's BYOB can provide a personalized menu for your specific needs. Please contact Jeanine Amann at amanisbyob@gmail.com for more information and party planning assistance.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Lancaster Avenue and Wallace Avenue
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Parking details
There is free street parking on Lancaster Avenue and Wallace Avenue, as well as free parking lots behind our restaurant. Even more additional parking lots are in close proximity on Lancaster Avenue.
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Special events & promotions
Our Surf or Turf Menu is available every Monday at Amani's BYOB! Three courses for only $35. Please visit our website at www.amanisbyob.com to see the full menu. Our regular dinner menu is also available in addition to our Surf or Turf Menu.
Additional
BYO Liquor, BYO Wine, Farm to Table, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
What 816 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.7
service
4.3
ambience
4.4
value
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

This was our first visit and we were very pleased. The service was quite good and the food was imaginative, well prepared and beautifully presented. I had on the Lamb Porter House and my wife had the New York Strip with Ramps and Mushroom Sauce. The Creme Fraiche Blueberry Cheese Cake we had for dessert was stupendous. We will definitely return the next time we are in the area.

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3.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Due to seating needs, the rush was on to finish and vacate the table. Seating was uncomfortably close.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Chef John has a great menu. Rick provided excellent service. My group of 7 loved it.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Amani’s is our favorite place to dine. It turns every occasion into a special occasion. The food is locally sourced, seasonal, but most important, delicious. The portions are generous and they are happy to provide changes like switching different sides. Chef Troy made a spectacular flatbread appetizer and the desserts are sinfully scrumptious.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Wonderful as always! Bonus that they could easily accommodate my mom’s gluten/dairy/soy free needs.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We had Easter dinner at Amani’s. It was our first time there and everything was wonderful! We had my elderly mom in a wheelchair and the staff was so helpful with that as the restaurant is small. Great food, very attentive server I would highly recommend.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Have been for a long time putting off going here as I did experience catered food from this restaurant twice , of which the products were poor to average to me. So just in a whim, thought lets try the restaurant. And to my delight it was really good. Has an interesting menu, good combinations of foods to challenge the taste buds. I notice the non-alcohol list, but having brought wine did not order from. A suggestion to the chef for the drink menu would be a couple shrubs for the summer. Hope to be back when its less noisy. Easter Sunday was noisy.

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4.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Our dinners were very good. The smoked mozzarella appetizer and Salted Caramel Creme Brulee were a little disappointing, but our other appetizers and desserts were great. Kudos to our server Mindy, she was outstanding.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Fantastic dinner as usual.

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4.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Amani's BYOB never disappoints! Food is OUTSTANDING - delicious mix of unique flavors! My date and I frequent here a lot and are always pleased with our visit. Reservations are definitely recommended. As the place is fairly small, know that the noise level is loud.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

We had a fabulous meal from start to finish! The flavor in ea dish was amazing! I have already recommended Amani’s to friends!
We WILL be back

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Best food in the area! Loud and crowded on weekend evenings, which makes it hard to have a good conversation. Still my favorite go to place for top notch meals that are creative, flavorful and seasonal.

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5.0Dined on February 26, 2018

My two sisters and I went for dinner on a Monday night. The food was delicious and the service was very good. Highly recommend Amani!

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Amani’s is always fantastic! We brought our kids (ages 11-17) this time and they loved it too.

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5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

The dinner was perfect start to finish. Their grilled oysters are to die for. Off the chart appetizer. All four dinners were perfect .leave room for desert as they are all incredible!

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Love this place.
Food is amazing, staff is awesome, atmosphere is very cozy, and the owner is exceptionally hospitable. I'm very happy we stumbled upon this lovely gem.

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

I had been wanting to try Amani ever since I first heard about this local BYOB celebrating local, seasonal ingredients. And it lived up to my expectations. Though my salad was not wholly inventive, it was tasty. I had the crab cakes for my main course and they wowed me -- they were not drab concoctions on a plate as some crab cakes can be -- they were relatively light and nicely presented. And our waiter was superb. I look forward to trying other dishes very soon.

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Outstanding food and service. Only slight negative is that it's a bit noisy.

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4.0Dined on February 15, 2018

One of the best and we have dined at May five-star restaurants throughout the country

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

The food is mind blowing And the service was great! Such a cozy atmosphere for a romantic night

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Excellent meal, terrific service! It’s always a treat to dine here!

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentines Day. Great menu and atmosphere.

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5.0Dined on February 13, 2018

Business dinner.

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5.0Dined on February 1, 2018

The food was delicious! The waiter knew his stuff! He also knew our name and talked to his for a little bit! The chefs were very polite and friendly and they made us feel like we are apart of their family!

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

The food was fabulous! We were out with friends celebrating our January birthdays. We loved the experience.

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Absolutely fantastic as always. Never will be disappointed by food or the selection.

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5.0Dined on January 14, 2018

From appetizers to dessert the food was amazing!! I highly recommend Amani’s BYOB.

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4.0Dined on January 13, 2018

My family and I went to this BYOB restaurant for the first time on a Saturday night. You can park for free in the public parking in the back after 5pm. There are several gluten free options on the menu but vegetarians may want to come prepared with ideas as to what to order. I suggest getting the cheese board to share. The best entrees appear to have been the duck and octopus. Several of us enjoyed the espresso creme brulee for dessert. The service was excellent.

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5.0Dined on January 12, 2018

Another delightful evening at Amani's. Brought friends with us to enjoy the delicious appetizers, salads and entrees. Unfortunately we were too full for one of their yummy desserts.

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5.0Dined on January 6, 2018

We arrived a bit early and the staff could not have been more accommodating and polite.

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5.0Dined on January 5, 2018

Awesome food and service as always. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,???,,,,,

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3.0Dined on January 5, 2018

Excellent butternut squash soap, yet salad was and not nearly enough beats. Salmon was very good with good sides. The rib eye steak was correctly cooked at medium-rare yet had to much grisliness.
Service was very good and the restaurant was fairly quiet.

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2.0Dined on December 31, 2017

We went for Amani’s NYE prefix meal. We’ve been to Amani’s a few times and were impressed so we invited friends to join us.

Needless to say we were disappointed. For $85 pp, the food was sub par. Scallops were sandy, soup was bland, and I couldn’t even tell you our server’s name. I was very disappointed for such a steep price (plus tip).

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5.0Dined on December 30, 2017

Love Amani BYOB because the food and menu are inspired and delicious and it’s local.

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4.0Dined on December 29, 2017

Amani's offers great service with a friendly staff and nice table spacing. The glassware and silverware are nice appointments to the service. The food was good and nicely plated except for a miscue on the grilled chicken sandwich which was dry and totally overcooked. We enjoyed the lunch very much.

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5.0Dined on December 28, 2017

Amani's always has exciting new menu options incorporating fresh ingredients in creative ways- make a reservation and you will not be disappointed!

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2.0Dined on December 26, 2017

Not good. Seems like they try too hard to combine unusual ingredients. Kind of masks the real taste of the food. We also had a horrible table next to the hostess stand. Very dark and loud.

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4.0Dined on December 23, 2017

The food was excellent, the best we have had all year. I highly recommend this BYOB for its eclectic and delicious menu with beautiful presentation on the plate. They also have a martini list so bring your fav vodka or gin as well as wine. We went in the day before Xmas for “date night” so we knew it would be crowded and it was. Our only complaint is that we felt very rushed through all the courses by staff so that they could get to second seatings even though we asked to slow down when we got our bread and appetizers all at the same time as we received our drinks.

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5.0Dined on December 21, 2017

Top notch. Phenomenal oysters. This place never disappoints.

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5.0Dined on December 17, 2017

Amani’s BYOB never disappoints! This small restaurant has become one of our favorite dining establishments. What a great place to enjoy your favorite bottle of wine with good friends! Very highly recommeded!

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