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About Catherine's Restaurant
Catherine"s Restaurant is a charming BYOB nestled in the heart of Chester County's horse country. An upscale casual destination restaurant, located in the historic (c.1851) Unionville General Store, Catherine's is 'dining at it's BEST.' (Philadelphia Inquirer) Chef Kevin McMunn's "Wild Mushroom & Lump Crab Soup is EXQUISITE." Craig Laban. Catherine's is one of the Delaware Valley's top BYOB's & has earned many accolades since opening in West Chester in 1999! Catherine's is continually rated EXCELLENT by Zagat. Chef Kevin McMunn and his partner & wife Marybeth Brown are an exceptional team that pay homage to Brown's grandmother, Catherine, with their warm and welcoming hospitality and unbelievably delicious food! The gorgeous dining room is lit entirely by candles - over 125 - which adds to the special touch of mini flashlights which come with every menu. Enjoy Lunch and weekend Brunch on the patio. The Blueberry Lemon Ricotta Pancakes are the perfect way to end the weekend!
Kennett Square, PA 19348
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast and Lunch: Wednesday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm, Saturday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Wednesday - Friday: 6:00pm - close, Saturday: 2 seatings: 6:00pm and 8:30pm; Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 2:00pm
The ever popular JAZZ NIGHTS & monthly Dinner with A Medium are booked by phone reservations only. Exclusive offers available through emails and Catherine's Facebook page. Sign up today!
RTS. 82 & 162
$31 to $50
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Catherine's is available for private party rental and also offers exquisite menu creations for your special occasion. Please contact Marybeth for additional info. The restaurant also features their famous Boxed Lunches TO GO as well as a wonderful array of delicious sandwich trays for corporate/office lunches. Chef Kevin McMunn & his team make everything fresh daily including the breads & desserts. The Organic* Turkeys & Chicken are roasted for all sandwiches. Local Delivery is available for a fee.
Private lot available in rear of building located on Route 162. Also the main entrance to restaurant. PARKING & ENTRANCE IN REAR ONLY
Kevin M. McMunn
Private Party Facilities:
Catherine's intimate dining room makes for an exceptional setting for your special occasion. The stunningly beautiful restaurant seats up to 50 people and is lit entirely by candles - over 125! Garden Patio seats 20. Available for private party rental. Rental fee is applied. Friday & Saturday Special Quote upon Request.
Private Party Contact:
Maybeth Brown: (610) 347-2227
BYO Liquor, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Farm to Table, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
Special Events & Promotions:
Please see www.catherinesrestaurant.com for upcoming events.
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Catherine's Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
Very, very pricey. Table of four, straight salad, entre, and one dessert was $240 with tip.
Paying a $7 corkage fee is ridiculous too. Nothing special was done with wine. We had to request a way of keeping the wine chilled. It was put on the floor in a bucket.
Loved our meals - the salad special
was especially delicious (arugula,poached pear, bacon, goat & marscapone cheese, etc). Veal special was also very good. Love the shabby chic ambiance here. The only negative is the sound level. Lots of hard surfaces and the noise level gets to be extreme so it is difficult to have a conversation at all.
Absolutely lovely spot with outstanding service. Now, that said, we were the only party there, but our server was unusually attentive and accommodating. Most diners seemed to enjoy their meals. My scallops were a little strong but the crabmeat topping was plentiful and delicious. It would seem unreasonable to assume that the same chef is still there, but quite a few years ago, I found the food to be so over-peppered (black) that I had to send it back. Surprisingly, this was the case again, way too much pepper!!! So chef, please go easy with the S & P - would rather add it myself!
The welcoming, artsy, relaxed atmosphere combined with friendly service and top notch food made dining at Catherine's a memorable experience. From the first taste, it was clear why previous reviewers raved about the mushroom and crab soup. Truly exceptional. Can't wait to return!
We enjoyed our dinner at Catherine's while on a birthday getaway to Kennett Square. Food and service were exceptional. We had blackened tuna and sea scallops, both remarkable dishes. Oh, and cream of mushroom-crab soup! This was a return visit – the noise level was quite a bit louder than we first experienced – difficult to converse.
First time visiting Catherine's after driving by it for years! Lovely candle lit patio with a very relaxing atmosphere. The food was delicious and we loved that it was a BYO. The wait was longer than expected, but we didn't mind since we were in good company. Will be back!
We had a wonderful anniversary dinner at Catherine's. We sat outside and the setting was charming. Food was even better! Highly recommend the mushroom crab soup and scallop entree. And the pumpkin bread pudding was amazing with two scoops of vanilla ice cream!
We make an pilgrimage to Catherine's annually from Baltimore as the food is so good. Location was a bit difficult to find at first but now we go on 82 north and no problem. The mushroom soup is superb and the desserts are always delicious. It is a true gem and well worth the drive.
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