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Blue Bell Inn

4.6
1477 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
Perfect For:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
The redesigned rustic-meets-modern ambiance compliments the Contemporary American menu which features premium cuts of meat, ocean-fresh seafood and signature raw bar. Seasonal outdoor dining on the flagstone patio is available upon request.
In 2013, Blue Bell Inn underwent extensive renovations for over a year. Various historical aspects were enhanced through thoughtful restoration and new materials such as solid white oak and porcelain tile floors were introduced to create a stunning architectural mélange spanning three centuries.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Seafood, Steak
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Hours of operation
Lunch:
Monday-Saturday: 11:30am-2:00pm
Brunch:
Sunday: 10:00am-2:00pm
Mid Day Abbreviated Menu Available Everyday: 2:00pm-5:00pm
Dinner:
Sunday & Monday 5:00pm-9:00pm
Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm-10:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm-11:00pm
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Phone number
(215) 646-2010 ext. 1
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Eric Goods
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Penllyn Blue Bell Pike
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Parking details
We have ample self-parking available as well as complimentary nightly Valet.
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Entertainment
Thursday, Friday & Saturday Night Live Music is offered from 9pm-midnight.
Please refer to the Events Calendar on our website for additional details.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Seven + private dining rooms accommodating 8 - 300 guests are available for special events. Room combinations can be created to accommodate larger parties. Buyouts of the Entire Restaurant are available.

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What 1477 People Are Saying
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4.6
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4.5
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 2 days ago

While the brunch menu suggests that if offers gluten free alternatives for quite a few dishes (they're designated with an *) they actually do not. What they mean is they will completely alter a dish such as crab cakes and try to substitute it with bacon. OR the lobster roll's gf alternative is to just plop the meat on a plate without any bun. Fortunately, my server was super accommodating and advocated on my behalf with the kitchen staff so that I could actually piece together a meal but the restaurant should know the difference between a gluten free alternative and trying to sub out crab with bacon.

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3.0Dined 2 days ago

Average - server didn’t know his product at all and had stains on his shirt. Over priced for the service and food quality received. At the end of the day, it’s the only scene around. Bar scene is where it’s at.

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4.0Dined 3 days ago

The food was excellent. The service was great. The noise level was not so good, but the acoustics are not set up well there.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

We already promised ourselves that we would go and finally did! The restaurant was terrific. We had a great time

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

We had an excellent time celebrating my brother’s 50th birthday. Everything was perfect. Most of us had steaks and they were cook to perfection. Then each of us had a different desert and everyone enjoyed each one. Thanks, for making it a great night.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

This is our second visit. The manager recognized us and remembered our seating preferences. Although they were busy hosting many functions, our food arrived in a timely fashion and was delicious.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Its great to go to a restaurant that has been a landmark for many decades that has been re-modeled with a new menu. It has retained much of its charm and class. It still is a wonderful dining experience.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Amazing food service and ambience . The Go to place in the area. Hip, trendy and modern dining.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Went for a friend’s birthday! Food was great, service was impeccable. Love this place.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Have the ricotta toast and the salmon! Don't forget dessert!

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Bill, our waiter, was very attentive and his service was great! The food was very good, as were the drinks. Blue Bell is expensive but worth it.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Blue Bell Inn never fails to disappoint with the food!

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Nothing additional

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

great food!!! the door has been updated and old world meets new.. menu is very well done and lots of options

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

What an amazing staff ! The food was outstanding!

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Blue Bell Inn never disappoints

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3.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Unfortunately I was very disappointed for the first time since the renovations a few years ago. I always enjoy the Caesar salad with a combination for added proteins. Yesterday I decided on the Caesar with chicken, crab cake and filet mignon. It was obvious from the first bite that the filet and chicken were both reheated and the crab cake was not fresh. This was a surprise as typically everything is extremely fresh and delicious.
I didn’t complain or send my plate back for fear of ruining my friends lunches as well. However, in the future, if it happens again I will certainly ask to see the manager and return my plate. I will return but maybe not as quickly as in the past.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

We've been to Blue Bell Inn several times. Food is always very good. Service was excellent. Our server, Maureen was exceptional. Three of us had fish and one braised ribs. Everyone's meal was excellent.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

My husband and I went here on a date night for the first time in a long time and had a truly great time. I'm pregnant with our second and the bar tender was able to make me a lovely mock-tail and the service was fantastic. And of course the food was amazing. Couldn't have asked for anything better for a special/rare night out.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Family favorite, and friends from out of town always wants to go here.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

We have been to the Inn three times in the past six months and it never disappoints. Food is delicious - service is great! The wait staff is very good. We were luck to have Ashley as our server and she was delightful. We will definitely come back!

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4.0Dined on March 22, 2018

Great food relaxing atmosphere

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

This was my first visit. We came here for a birthday dinner and it was amazing. Great food and staff. Interesting history also. I look forward to going back in the warm weather and enjoying the patio.

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

great restaurant for business or any type of celebration lunch or dinner

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Nice brunch with family. The food and service was excellent

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

This restaurant is absolutely amazing. From the moment you walk thru the door til the check it was an awesome experience. Food was excellent, server and busser were fantastic! Thank you for a great time!!

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Great food great atmosphere and great service all in all we will be back!

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Fun evening...great service and good food...fine entertainment.

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Loved seeing Jontourage. They should be regulars.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Excellent food and service as always. Live band was a wonderful enhancement. A great way to dance away those calories!

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2.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Service was terrific! However food was bland and not at all worth what we paid. Two people cost over $100 and we didn't even drink. Won't go back anytime soon.

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4.0Dined on March 16, 2018

We went there to celebrate my birthday and I even mentioned that in my reservation but they failed to recognize that. We waited nearly an hour, no exaggeration, for our entrees to come out and when our waiter finally appeared he informed us that our sons entree was prepared incorrectly (he has tree nut allergy so we asked for salmon to be plain) that’s what caused the delay. The manager stopped by to apologize but didn’t offer to comp my sons meal or anything until the very end the offered to give all of us complementary desserts. We are not big dessert eaters and so would have been nice to have been given an option for comps.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Have been a customer at the Blue Bell Inn for over 40 years. There have been some ups and downs but my last meals there have been excellent.

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4.0Dined on March 16, 2018

As usual the food was excellent as was the service. I was a little underwhelmed that we were walked through the large, casual, crowded bar section of the restaurant to be seated at our table. Not impressed.

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

We are always welcomed with a smile. Gianna and Taylor at the front desk are wonderful and very helpful.
Also nice to have Ryan and Lea stop by the table and check in on us.
We always enjoy going to the Blue Bell Inn. We will be back. Thanks !

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1.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Couldn’t review - restaurant closed due to power failure!

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2.0Dined on February 28, 2018

I was extremely disappointed in the quality of the food. I have dined here many times. The bronzino was poor and the lobster thermidor very ordinary. A poor meal.

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5.0Dined on February 28, 2018

Delicious meal served by Les. He was great, very professional, friendly and attentive.

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2.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Poor quality meat, steak was too tough. But service was good.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Have been eating hear for 25 years. Several years ago they closed and did a huge remodel. End result was amazing. Only negative is the dinner menu has gotten smaller and they took off the Chateaubriand & Double Sirloin. We really miss those two items.

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