Terrain Cafe – Glen Mills

4.8
5209 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
Terrain Cafe celebrates the cycle of the seasons and the bounty of the land. Using hand-selected local produce, meats, seafood, and dairy products, we take pride in creating seasonal menus using hand selected local produce, meats & dairy products at their peak of freshness, from farmers we know and trust. Our bright, open spaces reflect the beauty of nature, complementing a menu and culinary experience.

Guests are invited to BYOB.

Please note any seating requests on the reservation and we will do our best to accommodate. For inside dining, choose "Standard Seating." For outside open-air patio dining, choose "Outdoor Seating."

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 5209 people are saying
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined 21 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved everything! The food and ambiance was perfect as always. I love the small details that keep the experience new, like the rotating teas and flavored butters that go accompany the flower pot bread. The cheeseboard was fantastic as was the truffle pecorino fries and scallop appetizer. The server recommended the blackberry bramble, it was refreshing and delicious. Service was great too, our server was knowledgeable and very friendly. Can’t wait to come back again!

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SusanM
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything about the cafe at Terrain is wonderful. The menu is full of simple yet varied choices- all prepared and presented with care. The service is outstanding. Meals are served swiftly and waitresses attend to needs often. The ambiance is busy but en pointe for a cafe that sits in a beautifully decorated greenhouse. Pricing is slightly on the high side for the simplicity of the fare, but the portions are perfect and tastes exquisite. Serving wine would cap the experience

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful in every way! Recommend highly! Will be back soon!

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AnnieB
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Outdoor dining was an excellent choice. The tables were safely distanced and very comfortable. Our server was attentive without being intrusive. Our meals were delicious and everything was so fresh.

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Laura
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food1service2ambience4

A small salad, with fancy words, for just 3 small overdry falafels and tasteless quinoa + veggies for a price of $17
Very disappointing.

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Ellie
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was very friendly and attentive. Also, the food was delicious and healthy.

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AletheaK
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Terrain Cafe is very unique and wonderful place. Inside seating feels like being in a private greenhouse. The menu is creative, beautifully presented and delicious.

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Walt
New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This cafe exceeded our expectations. Such a beautiful, garden vibe with great breakfast. Would definitely go again!

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VincentN
New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The entire dinner was a great experience, the restaurant is gorgeous and really just pleasant to be sitting at a table. Staff all super friendly and the food was delicious, light but filling. Cannot wait to go back to try the brunch menu out

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vipmjaacc
Philadelphia
28 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Our sever was OUTSTANDING! Food was very good but a bit over priced. GREAT atmosphere!

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vipLisaY
Philadelphia
19 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food , great service .

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Family
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

You won’t be disappointed! Fantastic food and service!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our fav. spots! Ordered the blueberry oatmilk latte and the breakfast board. Amazing as per usual! Love the vibes at Terrain. Good service!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience5

My reservation was at opening. I arrived at 9am. Seemed odd that I still had to wait to be seated for about ten minutes, like they weren’t ready.

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vipsparkee
Philadelphia
55 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely wonderful! From our check in to our servers, Ann Sophie and Tiffany, to the cheese plate through dessert. All excellent!! Thank you

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MarkB
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food as always!

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Tres
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall2food3service2ambience3

made a note when I made the reservation my guest was having a birthday. Reminded the hostess when I arrived. Was hoping that some sort of a mention from the waitress or staff would have happened. No mention of the event. She even had a gift bag that I had given her for her birthday. A letdown for sure. Oh well....

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KatieB
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Yummy health options, good service and a super cute atmosphere. What more could you ask for?

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vipOutstanding
London
34 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My omelette and salad were delicious and the service was excellent. The staff was very attentive and helpful.

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vipstevenc
Philadelphia
21 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great good and service

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Tomspom
Philadelphia
30 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Terrain. We’ve been for brunch, lunch and dinner and we’re always impressed. Food is spot on. Service is good. Friendly atmosphere.
My wife and I were just there on Wednesday for dinner. Loved everything. Our waitress,Anne Sophie was great and a lot of fun.
We will definitely be back. Keep up the good work.

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vipRedhead
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Service was outstanding, tho it took almost an hour from ordering to food on the table. (That’s a kitchen problem, not a service issue.) Love the menu…interesting, inventive, fresh ingredients.

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Ginger
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely lunch, great service, wonderful food! We will return and will recommend to friends!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
46 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Took my sister here as my favorite restaurant for my milestone birthday! Enjoyed a charcuterie tray, pot of bread, cauliflower sandwich and a salad. Our wonderful server even gave me a big delicious chocolate chip cookie for my birthday! I just love Terrain!

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DonnaM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service and food were wonderful… Beautiful setting.... Thoroughly enjoyed my experience there and would definitely go back again.

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JamesE
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife really enjoyed the ambience with all of the plants and the rustic decor...right down to using canning jars as water glasses. She was also impressed by the presentation of the food. Everything tasted great and the service was very good, too. The serving sizes were large and they had a large selection of menu items identified as vegan and/or gluten-free. Not issues for me, personally, but I found it to be a thoughtful touch. My only minor complaint was that it was a little pricy. Sorry...I'm sure that's just an old man's standard complaint. Why...back in my day you could have bought a used Model-T or a good milking heifer for the price of that meal (shakes fist).

I was glad we had dinner there and will definitely be back.

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JulietM
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

As a frequent customer of Terrain, I have to say that this last visit there was really lovely and the staff made us feel extra special and well taken care of. They were very attentive and went to great lengths to make us feel very comfortable and welcome. Our server Ann Sophie was particularly kind and helpful and so courteous. We were able to have the special "Sisters' Lunch" that had hoped to!! Thank you Terrain Cafe!

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MCD19
Philadelphia
24 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

This was our first time at Terrain. The atmosphere alone is worth the visit . There's a great shop attached to the restaurant, and a nursery for all your garden needs. The food was very good . Lots of healthy options made with local ingredients. Definitely recommend, and we'll be back. I just wish it was closer . We drove from Philly to check out this gem.

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AnnMarie
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Food was delicious! We’ll be back soon! :)

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LouisR
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience3

The noise level was unbearable at times to the point where we considered asking to change our table to be outside. There are many ways of treating the acoustics so that quests can hear each other talk. Everything else was wonderful with this one exception. With regard to a recommendation to others, I would do so with the caveat that they be prepared for a very NOISY experience with great food and service.

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DadHRules
Philadelphia
31 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, attentive service, and nice outside seating area.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a great place!!!! We absolutely love it! Food is great! And we love the ambiance.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Lovely spot good food

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful atmosphere and delicious food…it was a perfect place to celebrate my best friend’s birthday!

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Gudfood
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience2

An average dining experience. Nothing really special.

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Adge
Philadelphia
14 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great time. So happy there are outdoor tables.

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AnneM
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always such a great experience. Very attentive servers, delicious food and a calming and beautiful setting.

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vipsam4michelle
Philadelphia
30 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went back after a moderately disappointing last visit and things were back to the normal high standards this time. Happy to report we had a lovely meal with quinoa fitters, fried calamari sandwich with truffle fries, and harvest bowl filled with yummy veggies. Service was great.

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Sundancer
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

I love the food and the ambiance at Terrain; however, when the dining room gets full, it’s almost impossible to hear a conversation. Also, both times that I’ve been there, the server “has to leave” before our dining experience is over and another server steps in. This is awkward when it’s time to tip. That’s the worst part of dining there.
The BEST part of dining there is the unique way that food is presented. Beautiful and rustic. Delicious artisanal cheese plate which is described to a T. Scallops over ratatouille—-divine!
The terrarium dessert is unique and sounds interesting but don’t get it alone—-get 3 friends to share! A few bites and you’re done!
BYOB is always a plus… wine buckets are provided and uncorking is no problem for the servers.
All in all, a delicious experience. We’ll be back but next time, may choose an outdoor table.

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ShannonR
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food here is very nice and overall the place is very cute! It’s nice to be able to walk around and shop after eating and everything was very fresh.

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Terrain Cafe – Glen Mills is rated 4.8 stars by 5209 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.