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About Spring Mill Cafe
The Spring Mill Café has been serving French country fare since 1978. We're a BYO that serves lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. The historic property features the original Spring Mill general store, and the picturesque converted farmhouse. When the weather is nice, guests are invited to dine outdoors adjacent the gardens, either on the patio or on one of the porches.
Conshohocken, PA 19428
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm;
Lunch: Tuesday - Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm;
Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm,
Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm;
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Parking is easy with a large lot adjacent the restaurant.
The Spring Mill station is just a few blocks from the restaurant. Just take the R6 Norristown line to the Spring Mill station, follow station road then make a right on Hector St. At the end of Hector make a right on Barren Hill and we are just a few hundred yards up on the right.
Private Party Facilities:
The Spring Mill Café is perfect for your next party. We offer two distinct venues. The main building can host groups of up to forty, and the rustic farmhouse is ideal for groups up to twenty-five. Both venues feature the country French cooking that has delighted guests for over three decades.
Private Party Contact:
Ezra Haines: (610) 828-2550
Banquet, BYO Liquor, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
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Spring Mill Cafe Ratings and Reviews
To thank my mom for a year of watching our baby we took her to our favorite BYOB. The service outshined the food. The café was very busy and we were taken care of from the beginning. To start we shared the trout salad and soup. For entrees two of us had the pork chop, which was said to be the best they've ever had. I had the scallop entrée and was completely satisfied. Dessert was a shining course, the crème brulee and daffodil cake were a delight. We'll be back soon!
Always a cozy romantic french setting with good service and very good food. It is a byob so you can bring along a nice bottle of wine and they will open and chill it. Great desserts especially their Daisy Cake....absolutely delicious. Ive been going to this restaurant for 20 years and I am always pleased. Great ambiance.
My lunch companion and I both ordered something with ham (an omlet, and a grilled ham and cheese sandwich). In both cases we ended up not eating the ham (in the case of the omelet) or having to cut off the heavy skin (rind) of the ham. The last time this happened to me at the Spring Mill Cafe, I was disappointed, but thought it was just an error by a novice in the kitchen who was too lazy to take the time to prepare the ham for eating. Now I am wondering if the chef simply doesn't understand that no one wants to eat that part of a ham. I would certainly never serve it that way to myself or to guests at home. Would he/she? Does he/she ever eat the dishes served? Little ham cubes in which 1/4 is rind are certainly not appealing in an omelet, or in anything else.
I checked "yes" to the "would recommend this cafe to a friend?" question above, but if I come back and have the same experiences, I would not. Sorry.
Otherwise, we liked everything about our lunch.
We enjoyed our meals. I had the Sweet Potato Carrot Soup and Scallops with Risotto. The others had Pepper Crusted Pork Chop which they raved about. Two in our party had the Grilled Octopus Salad which they loved. My only issue was that I was charged $15 for two bottles of Sparkling water. Far too much IMO
Spring Mill Cafe is always excellent. The restaurant is quaint, intimate, cozy. The wait staff is attentive, friendly, but not pushy. We started with the artichoke salad and the escargot, both very tasty. My wife had the lapin, she loves that dish, very tasty and rich. I had the Pork chop. Although the pork chop was the star of the plate, tender, tasty, nice size, the roasted root vegetables were excellent. For desert we had the flour-less cardamom almond cake and peppermint ice cream ,so very flavorful, delicious. Great evening.
Everything was stale and cold. The croissants ($7 bucks were 3 minis). were hard and dry and black at the bottom. No better than two day old pillsbury crescent roles. The “house made” brioche was stale and hard in the middle. The breakfast potatoes were again undercooked and slightly warmed up in the microwave. Everything else was about as good or even worse than La Madeline’s. I will NEVER return.
It was a very romantic,comfortable,quite,wonderful serrvice,great food, place to be. We hadn't seen each other in 51 years and could not have asked for a nicer place to be to fall in love all over again. Thank you Katie for all your attention and to the chef for the wonderful meal.
went here with friends. I had the cauliflower steak. Very bland, tasteless. My friend had the pork chop. It was awesome. My husband had the fish special and he said it was just so so. That was his first time there and says he won't go back. I have been there in the past and loved it. Im wondering if they changed ownership?
Pretty country house setting. Mixed opinions on meal. Very good escargot, competent smoked trout salad and anchovy salad, ditto for the chicken liver pate. Outstanding pork chop with brandy cream sauce and a very well-cooked Baramundi. Pot de feu was supposed to be beef short ribs but when it came to the table was obviously a thick piece of brisket, not braised long enough, a bit tough and on the dry side. Chocolate hazelnut tort was served cold and did not have good flavor according to the two chocolate aficionados who shared this. The coffee was excellent. The service was also very good, much better than you normally see in the suburbs.
An 80th birthday luncheon with a dear friend. The setting is quaint, light music plays in the background and the menu is interesting complete with some French bistro favorites and specials of the day.
My friend enjoyed the omelette du jour with spicy sausage and gruyere cheese. I was looking forward to the autumn salad with beets, farro, acorn squash with goat cheese garnished with sprouts. Although it was assembled precisely, I was a bit disappointed since the flavors would have been much more enjoyable served at room temperature rather than ice cold. It appeared that the salad was prepared in advance and refrigerated rather than prepared when ordered.
We had a very nice brunch here. My husband had the French Toast special and I ordered the Croque Madame, both were very good. The restaurant has a quirky charm to it. It feels part farmhouse bistro, part country store. The tables are a bit tight, but the noise was never a problem. There were a couple of services glitches, but quickly remedied by the very pleasant staff. Overall, I'd say it was a good experience and value.
Authentic French country meal. Escargot was properly prepared and presented. Duck liver pate was very flavorful, Rabbit was the hit of the meal. Scallops were a bit bland. Would have liked a little more creativity for the specials. Not a big Branzino fan. Nice setting off the beaten path. We had a 7pm Saturday evening reservation. Once we placed our order, the appetizer came out in minutes. Maybe 3 but no more than 5. Much too quickly. We asked our waiter to slow down the pace, we didn't want to be out of there in 30 minutes. He complied. If you know French dining, then you know there is fine dining and there is casual dining. This fit the latter very well.
Special appetizer was best grilled octopus ever! Hubby's pork chop was cooked to perfection as well as my magnificent scallops. Forgot it was BYOb but they offered a surprisingly good glass of Bordeaux. One negative comment is the tablecloth was white paper....is that something new in fine dining. If so, it's a turnoff. Nevertheless, I highly recommend.
My wife would rather have her birthday dinner at Spring Mill Cafe than any other place - last night was just the latest of many. The seasonal menu is in transition, with some new for fall & some yet to be changed. My wife's poached shrimp salad was both beautiful & delicious, and we shared the excellent & quite generous pâté sampler. Then she had scallops Niçoise while I enjoyed the tarte ratatouille (zucchini, squash, peppers & eggplant on a puff pastry) with a fabulous chevre plus a fresh corn salad. As it was her birthday, we even had a large chunk of Montmorency with fresh berries. Worth noting is the fact that there was a large private party going on in the other building, but neither service nor ambience suffered in the least on our side. Another memorable birthday at one of our favorite places anywhere!
This was our first visit. The food was excellent and matched by the service (Great service Kate). We were a party of 4 and were seated on the front porch, as requested. The traffic is rather noisy, which was a bit of a nuisance at times. Still, we had a nice meal.
I did not realize that there was another location where one could sit outside. If I were to go again I would ask to be seated on the porch of the detached building.
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