Byrsa Bistro - Glen Mills

4.6
435 Reviews
$30 and under
Mediterranean
Reminiscent of a warm, intimate European bistro, Byrsa Bistro features authentic culinary delicacies of western Mediterranean nations like Morocco, Spain, France, Malta, Italy, Tunisia.

We offer savory vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options along with a variety of menu selections for all palates and preferences.

Our newest addition is our gourmet handmade pizzas. With a variety of flavors such as plain, pepperoni, and lamb, our pizzas are sure to please your whole group!

Other specialties include: healthy and hearty appetizers like our Mediterranean Sampler; velvety hummus and freshly baked pita; garden-fresh salads like our Strawberry & Almond Salad and Apple Salad; entrees such as flavorful Seafood Paella, fresh Branzino; decadent Chocolate Mousse

We are a BYOB in addition to our Wine Bar that serves specialty cocktails, local craft beer, and Byrsa Wine.

Whether you’re looking for a fun night out with friends or a quiet date, Byrsa Bistro is a unique dining experience.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 435 people are saying
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KatieW
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely setting for outdoor dining. Delicious food as well.

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CarolynA
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great atmosphere for a romantic date night or for a family outing. Food was exceptionally great and same with the service. I will definitely be going back!

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SeaRay240Driver
Philadelphia
20 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Loved this place! Food was excellent! Parking was a bit crowded as the overflow parking area was closed, but no big deal. The only reason I didn’t give it 5 stars overall was because the chairs at our table were very uncomfortable. We’ll definitely go back!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Charming bistro...service amazing (Sam you were awesome)...food outstanding! Table of 7 and no issues with anything. A definite go to restaurant!

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TravelBugger
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent ambiance in a historic building. Outdoor dining at dusk would be amazing; we ate inside with a small group of friends on a chilly evening. Everyone's food was excellent; portions were large and best of all, this is a BYO so we could enjoy our own wine. Service was attentive and knowledgeable; food came out a perfectly relaxed pace. Highly recommend for anyone looking for a charming place for a romantic dinner.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience4

Food is decent. I did catch 2 mistakes on our check. One dish was over charged and the drinks were changed twice. $28 over charged total. The waitress did apologize but I am not convinced it was a honest mistake.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent flatbreads and pasta. Great for a nice evening or well mannered family dinner with kids.

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JaimeC
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Food was fantastic(pizza, just ok) wait staff and service was awesome. Really cute place

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vipDatenight
Salt Lake City
16 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food was delicious as always!

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MariaB
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always thoroughly at Byrsa Bistro....We just enjoyed appetizers and pizza! YUMMY!

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ElizabethK
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful night dining outside! What a lovely setting and the food was fabulous.

JJ
JJPD
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Need at least one Vegan entree option. Also would like to see an additional fish dish.

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CarolD
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love everything about the Byrsa Bistro! Can’t wait for nice weather because the outdoor setting is beautiful!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a hidden gem of a restaurant! We will definitely be going back.

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TawnO
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed the platter of hummus, olives, vegetables, and warm pita. The soup was made with fresh morels! The chef gifted us with olives to go.

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vipABDB
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to dine! Can’t wait to go back and dine in the beautiful back yard

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RickS
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, good service,

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CindyC
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Appetizers were very good. Wish there was more options for entrees. Did not like that you are forced to do the prefixed menu. Loved the wine cellar, we had a party of 10 and it was perfect!!

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RachelM
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, service and food. This is now our new favorite spot.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

The backyard is a perfect spot for outdoor dining

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful food and flavors. A gem!

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Chizza
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience3

Everyone enjoyed their meal. The salmon was cooked perfectly

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way2go
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall4food4service2ambience5

Nice place.. good food.. unfortunately we had a new server but will not let this prevent us from coming back

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Nice restaurant. Cool concept and decor. Lamb papperdelle was delicious. Pizza was good. We liked the crust. Byob is always a plus. Caesar salad dressing was not really good. Waitress was very nice but inexperienced and could not answer some questions, however we were happy to leave a 30% tip. We would go back.

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Stevie
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Virtually tucked away in the woods, this comfy and cozy Glen Mills bistro is phenomenal. A wonderfully genuine and friendly owner who you can't help but go crazy over! Outdoor dining in the spring, summer and fall is just tremendous. Real good, real food with a Mediterranean flair at great prices. Best BYO around with its own wines and craft, homemade beers as well! We love Byrsa.

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Marc
Philadelphia
40 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

A hidden gem! We enjoyed our meal and look forward to future visits!

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RichG
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Saturday prefix dinner menu had a nice variety of appetizers, soup and salad and main entree. My husband and I shared one meal and added a pizza à la cart. It was plenty of food for the two of us. Our server was very attentive and friendly. May I suggest adding decaf cappuccino to the menu. We love it as a dessert. We look forward to returning with friends.

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Timothy
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Diverse menu. The food was great and service impeccable.

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Julia
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a lovely restaurant with beautiful ambience,delicious food,excellent service !

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delcodiner
Philadelphia
20 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience5

Mediocre service and food.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall2food4service3ambience1

Byrsa Bistro missed the make. It used to be a nice cozy place for a date. It is now not managed well. The entrance was hard to find and poorly plowed from the snow. Inside they had very bright lights that made it not-cozy anymore and hurt my eyes just to look at the waiter. Also the bathroom was absolutely freezing and every time someone went in and left the door open on the way out, we could feel the super cold breeze at our table. Food was good, but all in all it was not a good experience this time.

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Nickp
Naples
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had dinner for my wife and daughter's birthday. The service was excellent as was the food. This was our 3rd time at the restaurant. Each time was better than the last.

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Terri
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Second time back. Outstanding service. Quality of food, over the top, 5 stars. A true hidden gem. The mushroom soup is a must have!! BYOB❤️

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ShannonM
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always have an outstanding experience at Ahmed's restaurants. Everyone in our party really enjoyed the entree's we got: Mushroom Flatbread, Mediterranean Sea Bass and Lamb with Cavatelli - all were excellent. Also, the mushroom soup is one of the best out there.

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J9stw
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Charming little spot nestled in glen mills. There’s an intimate and cozy vibe to one’s dining experience be it indoors or out ( of which the latter is a must when the weather permits!)
Food is delicious and the service is good! Plus byob is always a plus.

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vipTronc
London
13 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Was very disappointed in the service on our recent visit. Have been to this location many times, however, over the last two visits noted the drop-off in service. Wait staff was inattentive and seemed disorganized. Food is always good, but will wait a while until I return.

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vipMarfallon
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and food! I would Highly recommend to others.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always have a wonderful time and the food is delicious! They really care that their customers have a wonderful time!

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ErickS
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything we had was fantastic from the appetizer (Caprese Burrata) to the entrees (Pappardelle & Beef Bolognese, Salmon) and house wine.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a cute place, perfect for a date night! There were heaters for outdoor dining but no tent or covering. My favorite items were the Mediterranean Sampler and Seafood Paella! They have their own wine and I really enjoyed the Sauvignon Blanc. I definitely recommend!

FAQs

Byrsa Bistro - Glen Mills offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (610) 558-4700.

Byrsa Bistro - Glen Mills is rated 4.6 stars by 435 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.