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About Iron Hill Brewery - Media

Welcome to Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Media, where you'll find fresh handcrafted beers, creative yet informal New American Cuisine & friendly & attentive service in a casual, upscale atmosphere.
We've been voted Best Brewpub by Philadelphia magazine, Best Bar & Grill/Microbrewery by the readers of Chester County Daily Local & Best Brewery/Restaurant by the readers of Main Line Today.
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant is a non-smoking environment with smoking allowed in designated outdoor areas only, however cigar & pipe smoking is prohibited. Reservations & "Call Aheads" are accepted for lunch & dinner seven days a week. We accept all major credit cards & are handicapped accessible.

30 East State Street
Media, PA 19063
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Brewery, Burgers

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday: 11:30 am – Midnight
Friday: 11:30 am – 1:00 am
Saturday: 11:00 am – 1:00 am
Sunday 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Cross Street:
S Monroe St

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(610) 627-9000

Website:
http://www.ironhillbrewery.com/media/

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Iron Hill Brewery - Media Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.2

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (49)
Great Beer (45)
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Fun (32)
Bar Seating (27)
Good for Groups (26)
Neighborhood Gem (25)
Good for Birthdays (22)
Good for a Date (22)
Great for Lunch (22)
Happy Hour (19)
Pre/post Theatre (17)
Kid-friendly (17)
Special Occasion (15)
Business Meals (15)
Vibrant Bar Scene (14)
Hot Spot (13)
Quick Bite (13)
Creative Cuisine (12)
Worth the Drive (11)
Great for Outdoor Dining (10)
Sunday Lunch (9)
Live Sports (8)
People Watching (7)
Late-night Find (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Seasonal (6)
Authentic (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Healthy (5)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Good for Anniversaries (4)
Disabled Access (4)
Cozy (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Spicy (2)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Organic (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

Our waitress was just fantastic. Friendly, attentive, timely and went out of her way to provide an ample supply of napkins and extra plates, we have 3 kids, package and label all leftovers. Great experience overall!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 2 days ago

Very busy had to wait to be seated even with a reservation.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Fun
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 3 days ago

Good food and good beer. The daily specials complement the standard menu.

Tags: Comfort Food, Great Beer
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined 6 days ago

I had excellent service from Matt. While I waited for my guest, Matt made sure I was comfortable. He listened to my preferences and suggested a great beer.

The food was wonderful - Kenneth Square Mushroom Soup and Grilled Salmon Salad.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great Beer, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 13, 2017

It was an early dinner and the place was quiet. Great and prompt service!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Frequent the Iron Hill. Very much like the new layout, makes it feel like a Getman Oktoberfest tent. Food was good as usual, service was ok, they were busy so it could have been a tad better. Front desk staff was very accommodating and attentive. Will go back as i love the beers and ambiance

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Seasonal, Kid-friendly, Fun
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We love going here for the burgers. Somehow their burgers are the best-tasting anywhere. Also like that you can choose a small side salad instead of fries. I started with a cup of the Kennet Square mushroom soup and it was so delicious I wanted to lick the bowl - maybe its because of the truffle oil they add. Amazing.

Tags: Hot Spot, Fun, Casual
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Food was excellent only issue we had was having to wait to be seated 30 mintues after our reservation time.

Tags: Bar Seating, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Congratulations to Iron Hill on having such a popular restaurant. My advice to everyone is to stay away on Saturday. We had a 6:45 reservation. We arrived early and were not seated until 7:10. The waiting area was so over-crowded. The staff had no idea what to do. They kept walking around staring at their iPads. No one told us they were running late. No one apologized. The reastaurant was overcrowded and quite frankly a mess. It is usually nice, but they could not handle the Saturday crowd.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Always a busy spot, did a family dinner, great hosts, service and food. Using the OT app shortens up the wait time which is great when dining with kids.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Grilled cheese came out burnt. When we asked how they can even send this out all they were able to do was apologize. They did bring out a new grilled cheese that was not black. Then my filet came out was was rare not medium rare. They just can't seem to get it right, ever. We keep trying. Won't ever go there again.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 10, 2017

The seafood chowder special was indeed special. For that alone, highest marks. Fantastic taste and consistency, just right amount of a kick. I thought I liked the Brett IPA (née saison) enough to order the mug, but don’t think I would order again. Plenty of room for four in a booth, that makes a big difference. Overall positive experience.

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·Dined on November 9, 2017

Excellent ! Can always find great food at Iron Hill. Only disappointment is the seafood pot pie is gone :(

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

The wait staff and hostess were very accommodating. We couldn't be happier with our experience there. We do meet our friends there every chance we get!

Tags: Good for Groups, Authentic, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We have dined at Iron Hill Brewery several times. This was our first time on a Saturday night, and it was hopping. Made reservations for 5:30 and we were seated pretty close to that time. Service was a little slow, but understandable since it was packed, but our server was good and very friendly. Food was delicious as always, lots of choices to please everyone. Beer selection certainly pleased hubby, and I was able to find a beer I liked also....the waitress brought me some samples to try. All in all a good experience. We will go back!

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Great Beer, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Got exactly what I ordered and enjoyed my time there as usual!!!

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·Dined on October 31, 2017

Enjoyed a nice evening with good friends. We weren't rushed through our meal. The server was very knowledgeable and friendly. Food was varied and tasty. Glad we could make reservations and therefore had no wait. Looking forward to next visit.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Good for Groups, Comfort Food
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Always reliable and enjoyable

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Done there all the time for both lunch and dinner. Never had a bad meal. Staff is great and friendly.

Tags: Casual
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 21, 2017

The service and food have noticeably declined in the last 6-8 months. The kitchen staff was short handed and it reflected itself in both the service, which was slow, and the food which missed the mark.

Tags: Fun, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Varied menu options although some items are a bit overpriced. However the food is always good and a great location in downtown Media.
Good idea to make a reservation

Tags: Fun, Comfort Food, Casual, Great Beer
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Had reservations for 7 PM waited a half hour. People had reservations after us at 7:15 got seated before us. Also happen last time. Front desk does not seem organized.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Really good fall inspired seasonal specials. Stuffed chicken breast and pumpkin crumbled tart was amazing. Our waitress Terry was a pleasure.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Our server Tracy was excellent. She is phenomenal and made our visit special.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 19, 2017

We love Iron Hill! Mireya was our server and she was absolutely wonderful. She paid attention to our children and was very outgoing!

Tags: Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Great Beer, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Another GREAT meal at Iron Hill!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 15, 2017

We don’t eat out often but when we do, we almost always choose Iron Hill because the food is consistently good, our grown kids like the craft beers, it’s in Media where we live, and they almost always are able to accommodate our request for a booth (because it can be very loud & 2 of us have hearing loss)!

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 14, 2017

It was crowded as usually, service was good food was cold when arrived. This is the third time there that food arrived cold. They did give a discount.

Tags: Great Beer
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Everything was great but the vegetables were cold....again

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 13, 2017

We have eaten at Iron Hill for years and the food is always good. We tried the Oktoberfest menu on this visit. My husband had the Cheddar Bratwurst entree and liked it. Unfortunately, the chef Friday night was pretty heavy-handed with the salt. My mushroom soup was really salty. My friend's onion soup was also too salty. I ordered the Jaegerschnitzel, but they ran out of it, and I substituted the chicken. They kindly gave me the herb spaetzel on request instead of buttered noodles. Both the chicken and spaetzel were also salty. The chicken was over fried which made it a little tough, and it came swimming in oil. I was supposed to get haricot verts with almonds with it, but they substituted asparagus. It may be that they are overwhelmed with the response to the special menu, so they run out or have trouble executing it. I will stick to the tried and true menu items going forward. Our server was fabulous. This one experience will not prevent me from recommending or returning, but they were certainly not up to their regular fine standards that night.

Tags: Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Great Beer, Comfort Food
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 13, 2017

It was busy, but we sat right down because we had reservations. Food was great - waiter was fabulous!

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Husband and I went for Oktoberfest dinner. The server arrived in a reasonable time and we ordered gin martinis which were acceptable. We did not have appetizers. We both ordered the sausage, pork and sauerkraut entire'. It arrived promptly. The sausages and pork were hot. The sauerkraut was ice cold. I sent mine back. It returned ice cold. I sent it back again. This time the manager came over and asked about it. I explained and he brought out a separate side of sauerkraut. That was cold. Doesn't anyone check the food before it's served? Even the manager didn't check. He finally brought out warm kraut and explained something about the oven. Was the oven broken? I don't know. If it's broken, they should know.

Anyway, all ended well. I was not expecting anything and refused the 20% discount on food and drinks but the manager insisted.

Iron Hill has good food and beer and we will return.

Tags: Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Great Beer, Casual, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Enjoyed the Oktoberfest menu, and the pumpkin ale!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great Beer, Casual, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Always enjoy the Oktoberfest menu. Jaegerschnitzel (pork chops) is great! We went on a Saturday night and it was very noisy - a bit hard to hear each other, but have been there on other nights and it wasn't as bad. Made a reservation and got seated within minutes. Very pleased with the food and service

Tags: Happy Hour, Sunday Lunch, Live Sports
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 7, 2017

This was a great place to have Saturday lunch with a friend. My entree salad of Mesculun greens with pistachios, and cranberries and gorgonzola topped with grilled chicken was very tasty. My friend loved her salmon burger. The service was attentive and no one tried to hurry us. I had asked for a booth since I recently had surgery and needed padded seating and the staff made sure to honor my request. We spent two hours enjoying a leisurely meal and catching up. Overall, it was an excellent experience.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2017

I have been several times and it does. It disappoint. I find the soups and hummas to be delicious.

Tags: Quick Bite, Good for Groups, Great Beer
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 6, 2017

The food was very good and served nicely. It was difficult to hold a conversation as the noise level was extremely high.

Tags: Disabled Access, Casual, Fun
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Perfect early evening weather for dining outside. The special beer samples and appetizers for Club members is a great touch. The Brett Saison is a special concoction. They are again offering more than hoppy IPAs and high alcohol volume heavy varieties.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Great Beer
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 30, 2017

This review would have a very good rating if not for one reason. we made a 6:30 reservation, Iron Hill called to confirm. There were 7 people dining, 4 adults and 3 children. We arrived at 6:15 and did not get a table until almost 7:20pm. We were told that we had to wait for a table to finish eating to get our table. This bothered me because I didn't make an arrangement with another group for them to finish eating for us to get a table at 6:30, we made a reservation for Iron Hill to have a table for us at 6:30 and they did not. We had to deal with two crying children while we waited. They were apologetic and gave us three complimentary appetizers for the inconvenience which I appreciated but could have been avoided if they met their commitment. Another frustrating fact was after waiting longer to get a table and ordering our kids meals first so they could eat, the adult meals came out before the kids meals. Which caused more tears. It took more than 35 min to get a grilled cheese, a cheeseburger and some chicken fingers. These frustrations are the reason for the fair rating. The food was good, I have been to Iron Hill before and we will go back. I just hope this was an isolated incident that won't happen again.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great Beer
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Beer list and menu has changed since last we were there, but meal was good.

Tags: Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, People Watching
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