About Caleb's American Kitchen

Caleb's American Kitchen is a popular BYO New American restaurant helmed by Chef Caleb Lentchner. Inspired by all things American including steaks, burgers, lobster, shellfish, Creole, California and of course, local and regional farmers from PA and NJ. Caleb's is proud to recognize the gluten-free diner by offering gluten-free bread for all burgers and sandwiches as well as indicating GF menu items.

Adjacent to Peddler’s Village in Bucks County, PA, Caleb's is open daily for breakfast, lunch and for dinner. Currently accepting reservations for dinner only.

5738 Route 202
Lahaska, PA 18931
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Contemporary American, Burgers

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Saturday, 8:00am - noon
Sunday Brunch: 8:00am - 2:30pm
Lunch: Monday - Saturday, 11:30am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Monday - Sunday, 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Route 202

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(215) 794-8588

Website:
http://www.calebsamericankitchen.com/

Catering:
Off-site catering is available.

Parking Details:
Ample parking available on both sides of restaurant on Routes 263 and 202.

Executive Chef:
Caleb Lentchner

Additional:
BYO Liquor, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access

Special Events & Promotions:
Seasonal "Friend of a Farmer" dinners
Holiday brunch

Caleb's American Kitchen Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.3

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

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Good for a Date (29)
Worth the Drive (28)
Good for Anniversaries (24)
Healthy (24)
Good for Birthdays (20)
Seasonal (20)
Great for Lunch (19)
Good for Groups (16)
Authentic (15)
Great for Brunch (15)
Comfort Food (14)
Organic (12)
Business Meals (11)
Fun (11)
Gluten Free Options (10)
Sunday Lunch (10)
Romantic (10)
Pre/post Theatre (9)
Good Vegetarian Options (9)
Cozy (8)
Quiet Conversation (7)
Vegan (6)
Kid-friendly (4)
Scenic View (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Late-night Find (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Hot Spot (2)
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·Dined 3 days ago

Took my fiancé for his birthday. the room is oddly loud but you can actually hear the person to whom you're speaking. Caleb sat us. Our waiter was personable and knowledgeable. When asked to help me decide between dishes, he said "It's all good or else it wouldn't be on the menu." Our appetizer included 3 tuna tacos and he offered to bring us 4 if we wanted to split it evenly. When my meal was served I could tell he was right about your choices - you couldn't go wrong. I had the salmon with coconut sticky rice. it was spectacular. It's a BYOB, so even the tab wasn't terrible at the end. We will definitely return.

Tags: Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Sunday Lunch, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 3 days ago

We come back to Caleb's over and over. My biggest problem is deciding which appealing items to order. I love the crab tacos, and the lobster roll and now I love the veal meatloaf and the eggplant salad. This is comfort food, but better

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

Had the salmon main coarse. It was pretty good. The cheese plate appetizer was the best part, particularly the gouda cheese. Forgot to bring wine (it's byob), which would have made everything more enjoyable. Service was pretty good, but there were a lot of dropped glasses (happened at least 4 or 5 times during meal). I appreciated the local organic food though, even though it's a pricier place. The desserts looked really good, but I was far too full after the main coarse. I'd go back again.

Tags: Special Occasion, Organic, Authentic, Seasonal
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·Dined 4 days ago

Great food and place. A staple in our dining rotations.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 4 days ago

First visit and it was great. Excellent food and service!

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·Dined 4 days ago

Caleb was busy all night accommodating every person that walked in the door, and it was constasntly opening due to the grand illumination at peddlers village. He did not stop making customers feel comfortable and helping anyone who walked in without a reservation feel welcome, even if he could not accommodate. We sat by the door for over 2 hours and he did this the entire night. In addition, our food was some of the best we've ever experienced. We've been twice and haven't been disappointed, in fact, it's so good I know I will be craving it again soon. I had the honey salmon which was delicious, my husband the pork chop. Both were amazing. The bread is even delicious, and the atmosphere is just a nice mix of slightly urban, clean and simple, with a touch of elegance. Perfect for a date or dinner party. I also recommend the creative and delicious desserts. Just spectacular night...in celebration with my family. The only thing I might suggest if that your wait staff be a little more friendly. My teenagers had a few questions as much of the menu was unfamiliar to them....and our waitress seemed a little put off with our questions. They also don't eat full entrees like adults and when we asked about size and portion, we kind of experienced a bit of an annoyance. That's not something I want to experience again because I enjoy going out with my family, but chefs must realize, teens/kids don't always want a mushroom salad or arugula for that matter. I am not suggesting to dumb it down, or serve chicken fingers with fries (certainly not what we were looking for), I am just suggesting a few simple entrees that teens/tweens can enjoy as well.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Awesome from start to finish!

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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Amazing food and service!! A+ In our books!! Will definitely be back!!

Tags: Seasonal, Worth the Drive, Fun, Comfort Food
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 (London)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Top-knotch BYOW restaurant near New Hope and Peddler's Village. Excellent menu choices and wonderful specials. Prices are reasonable. Portions are large enough you can can have lunch the next day if you get a starter and save a little room for desert. Staff gives helpful advice if asked. And for better or for worse, they won't rush you (even if people are waiting for your table).

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Great food and service.
Caleb greeting regular and new customers.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Casual, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Very nice BYOB with an eclectic mix of appetizers and entrees. The crab-cakes and veal meat-loaf were especially good. The noise-level is a bit high but the location and diverse menu make it one of our new favorites.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Gluten Free Options
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great restaurant and wonderful food. We would definitely go back again.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We had heard good things about Caleb's and it did not disappoint. Arrived early (5:15p) and the dining room was quiet. The owner was about the dining room, checking on customers and staff; he was training a boy who appeared to be his son which we also enjoyed...a true family affair. As the dining room filled, it did get a little noisy. Our server was OK, not great (some of the other servers appeared to be very enthusiastic, which we appreciate when going out). I got the crab cakes, and pear/berry crisp for desert, my wife got the seafood chowder to start and the tenderloin and potato croquettes. The food was excellent! Best crab cakes I've ever had, the smashed sweet potatoes were delicious. Tenderloin was well prepared and complimented nicely by the steak sauce ("steak sauce" doesn't do the flavor justice). Incredible value, as we brought our own wine, total bill was around $75. The owner was out talking with patrons, and offered us a homemade grapefruit liqueur nip after dinner. We will definitely be back, and may ask for the young woman who served the table next to us. Only drawback was the the dining room got a little loud, but not terribly so for a more casual place like Caleb's. Highly recommend!!

Tags: Fun, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Service was perfect. Very friendly and accommodating. Delicious after dinner drink, house made. A very nice touch.

Tags: Healthy, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food
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·Dined on October 30, 2017

We are regulars and especially enjoy Local's Night on Mondays with its $24 prix fixe three-course meal, as well as Tuesday Burger Night. That said, we are often at Caleb's on the weekends as well. It's a terrific, reliable local gem with excellent food, friendly and attentive service and a bright, cheerful (and somewhat loud) ambiance. Highly recommended!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Casual, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Business Meals, Fun, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 30, 2017

I took my daughter to Caleb's for dinner. I had been there a few times, but she had never been. In her opinion , Caleb's was the best restaurant she had ever been to. We both enjoyed it very much. The food was great, and our waiter was even better.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Great food and service.

Caleb is usually on site.

This is high on the list of our favorite restaurants.

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Local Ingredients
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Love the food, atmosphere & service.
It’s loud when busy so a bit of a challenge to talk with friends. Always fun seeing Caleb!

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Casual
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 27, 2017

This was our 2nd visit, the first was New Year's Eve. NYE was crowded, rushed and pushy. Waited at the stand for more than 5 minutes before being greated and another 25 minutes past our reservation time to be seated. The Server could not open our BYOB wine and ended up getting pieces of cork throughout or wine. I open a bottle 2 - 3 times per week and never had this problem. She does 80 - 90 per week and should be better. Overprice menu did not refect the advertised web menu.bCurrent visit waited at the stand for see be several minutes before anyone recognized us. We were seated at be a crowded table with the beautiful view of the parking lot and our car. Asked to move and reluctantly was moved to another crowded table even though there was one other occupied table (5:15PM). Service was extremely slow, food was average, portions small, and prices were high and once again be the web menu did not reflect the menu in the restaurant. Other diners complained as they arrived. Not sure if we'll try again. The building does not support be the the demand of the customers.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 24, 2017

My boyfriend and I had an amazing time Tuesday night for dinner. The atmosphere was great. The service was outstanding. The food was top notch. We will definitely be back.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Food fresh and delicious. Third visit and going back to try brunch.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Vegan, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Creative Cuisine
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Excellent food & service....Caleb (owner )on site & attentive .....recommended highly !!!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Excellent experience. Unique place because it is perfect for date night and family night. A favorite spot!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 15, 2017

This was our second time at Caleb's and once again, the food and service did not disappoint. I am gluten free and really, really appreciate the choices that I have on the menu. Best.Burger.Ever!!!! (Everyone else was very satisfied with their meals too!) Can't wait to go back!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Fun, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 8, 2017

A fantastic BYOB near New Hope PA. All of the food items were amazing-- well prepared items with interesting flavors. You can not go wrong with Calebs.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 8, 2017

I am regular customer and each time my husband and I go has been fun and enjoyable. The food and service is outstanding. .

Tags: Local Ingredients, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Had a delicious meal, everything was so good. As always, the salads were fresh and the entrees so scrumptious. We specially enjoyed the cauliflower purée, I want the recipe. Overall, everything was top notch.

Tags: Casual, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Disabled Access
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Love the restaurant, but those concave plates are totally impractical, difficult to cut up meats. Eggplant Salad is outstanding!

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Disabled Access, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 2, 2017

Monday"locals night" is fantastic value and it's BYOB. And with great food it just doesn't get any better.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 1, 2017

We were really pleasantly surprised by this wonderful little restaurant. The food is unique and honestly delightful. We were greeted by the owner and although we sat in the center section we were able to converse comfortably throughout the meal. Looking forward to a return visit to this local gem!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Gluten Free Options
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 24, 2017

We have dined at calebs several times this year and have never been disappointed in the food or service

Calebs is heads above nearby dining establishments. The food is delicious and beautifully plated

Caleb always walks the room to speak with his diners and insure that they are enjoying the meal

Tags: Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Casual
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·Dined on September 23, 2017

Fantastic food! Great atmosphere! We always enjoy Caleb's. It's always great to see Caleb hosting.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Casual
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 23, 2017

We had guests from Australia and wanted to treat them to a special, but local restaurant. We've been coming to Caleb's since it opened, and have never been disappointed. Once again, we were thrilled with the entire experience, as were our Aussie guests. I love the fact that Caleb himself comes out to greet you, and sometimes brings an after-dinner goodie as a free sample! Thanks, Caleb's!

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Local Ingredients
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Always special at Caleb's. Neighborhood gem! Outstanding food and simply fun!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Organic, Seasonal, Gluten Free Options, Local Ingredients
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Had dinner there with another couple last week. We had a wonderful meal and evening even though they were busy with a private party. Caleb stopped by the table to say hello, which was a nice touch. Caleb's has turned into one of your favorite places for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Tags: Casual, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 19, 2017

Dinner at Caleb's was outstanding.
A very busy night, yet Everything was done perfectly. Service was very attentive.
Will be dining here more often

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·Dined on September 17, 2017

We always enjoy our meal at Caleb's. Always fresh and delicious food and good service. This time we were a little disappointed. It WAS a Sunday evening but they were out of SO many things. Our poor waiter had to keep coming back and saying "we don't have that anymore, nope all gone" I understand it is a Sunday evening but you should be more prepared if you have the reservations in the book.

Tags: Casual, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 16, 2017

We always love Caleb's and never leave disappointed!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Late-night Find, Romantic, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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·Dined on September 16, 2017

First time at Calebs. Drive by frequently and notice it is always full! Decided to meet friends for dinner and we were all so impressed. Started with shared appetizers of the cheese board (all fresh local cheeses - the Fulper Farms cheese was a stand out!), pulled pork grilled cheese and the tuna poke. All fabulous! We all had a different main courses and we were all satisfied. I had the crab cakes and they were delicious!! I ate every bite. :) Dessert was blondie sundae. Heaven.

Service was super friendly - our waiter was so nice! - if a bit slow. We were okay with the pace because of the company. It was a bit loud when we arrived for a 715 reservation but got quieter as the meal went on. Interior of restaurant is really nice and the side dining room feels almost like being outdoors with all the windows and green surrounding it.

We will definitely be back!! Loved it.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Caleb was there to greet us and promptly seat us. Service was very good from beginning to end, including very nice after dinner mini-cocktail.
Creative menu which includes many seasonal items from local farms.
Will definitely return.

Tags: Special Occasion, Seasonal, Sunday Lunch
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