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Thu, 2/22
10:30 PM
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Blooming Grove Inn

397 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Good for a Date (19)
  • Special Occasion (17)
  • Good for Birthdays (13)
Blooming Grove Inn is a full-service Italian Continental style restaurant that focuses on delivering delicious food through excellent customer service. Located inside a former Victorian Mansion that dates back to the 1860's, you'll find the comforts of home mixed with five star dining. We have three separate rooms inside, all with ornate fireplaces, and feature outdoor seating in the warm months with an unbeatable view of beautiful West Upper Ferry Road. We've been here since February of 2014, and have made improvements to the menu as well as expansions to our wine, single malts/bourbons, and craft beer selections. Happy Hour is every Monday - Friday from 4:00 to 6:00, featuring our bar menu, $3 domestic beers, $4 craft beers, $5 wines and $6 Specialty cocktails. Live music is played every Friday and Saturday night!
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Continental, Italian, Mediterranean
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday: 11:30am - 9:00pm

Friday: 11:30am - 10:00pm

Saturday: 5:00pm -10:00pm

Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(609) 882-1150
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Michael Sujansky
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Cross street
Diane Drive
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Parking details
Adequate parking is available on our 2.3 acre lot.
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Public transit
There is a bus stop directly across the street from the restaurant, on West Upper Ferry Road.
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Live entertainment is featured every Friday and Saturday night from 6-10 PM. Usually a 1-2 person band on an acoustic guitar or piano; we're sure you'll find it most enjoyable for dinner. The performer will subtly enhance your dining experience, perhaps without you even noticing it.
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 397 People Are Saying
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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.3  based on recent ratings
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87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Chalone (New York Area)
3.0  Dined 4 days ago

Ordered Their Charred Duck dish and it tasted old..
My wife ordered the veal chop and it did not look like the picture in the menu..
It was just OK..

The Wine was very good.

Madge (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Food was good. Got dessert to go. The banana cream pie was not as good as it used to be. I was a little disappointed.

AlsacienCrustacean (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Great job on Valentine's day. Our server Hope was very prompt and professional. My date and I both very much enjoyed everything we had from wine to entrees.

vipsphillysam (Philadelphia)
2.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Always have had a great meal in my 5 visits, However, this past Tue. 2/13, I ordered a Steak and it was not up to par with other menu items. I was very disappointed in the quality of the meat. My wife's scallops were excellent. All other aspects of the meal were good.

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Always the best.

JimC (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Great food and service. Nice atmosphere and great drinks.

vipSamuelS (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Of all my visits here, this was the worst! I noted in my reservation that I was vegan, which was not transmitted to the chef, yet the server came back twice to ask what I wanted to have for dinner. Since they do not have any vegan friendly items on the menu, it was expected that they could indicate what the chef could prepare on 'short notice' as it were. Unfortunately, they could not and sent over the dining room manager to take my order.

Training appeared to be lacking with this order taker... then billed for items not delivered at all, this I can forgive, but not knowing or asking what the chef can prepare, I cannot.

I will try B's again in the spring to see if there have been any improvements, if not then we will go up or across the river to eateries which are just as good in terms of food prep but better in terms of staff understanding of dietary preferences.

vipOpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

This was our first visit and we were pleasantly surprised at how good the dinner was. The service was great as well. It was very crowded and we had to wait a bit after we ordered so we received two free glasses of wine to compensate for the wait. All in all we were very impressed so we will definitely be back.

vipJEOR (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

The food was excellent- servers very pleasant- but we waited 30 minutes for our drinks ( wine) and an hour and a half for our meals to be served.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Ordered Seafood Fettucini it was terrible nothing wss fresh
Crabmeat was imitation the rest was obviously frozen
We were highly disappointed but it explained why we were the only ones having dinner there on Friday night
Also I ordered a popular drink from.the bar and was told we do.not have a blender
Very expensive for seafood that was not fresh