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About Spring House Tavern

The Spring House Tavern dates back to 1719 and has been owned and operated by the Burns family since 1948. We specialize in seafood and are especially well known for our crab cakes. Come enjoy one of our 16 beers on tap in our cozy bar or sit in our dining rooms with family and friends. We look forward to seeing you!

1032 Bethlehem Pike
Spring House, PA 19477
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Seafood, American, Steak

Hours of Operation:

Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm;

Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:30am - 3:30pm;

Dinner: Sunday: 4:00pm - 8:00pm,

Monday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm,

Friday - Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Norristown Rd

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(215) 646-1788

Website:
http://springhousetavern.com/

Entertainment:
All summer long we feature entertainment on our outdoor terrace from 7:00-9:00.

Parking Details:
Plenty of free parking in our lot!

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Spring House Tavern Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.2

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (16)
Good for Birthdays (14)
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Good for Groups (11)
Comfort Food (10)
Good for Anniversaries (10)
Bar Seating (9)
Casual (9)
Worth the Drive (8)
Good for a Date (7)
Great for Brunch (7)
Great for Outdoor Dining (6)
Business Meals (6)
Authentic (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Romantic (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Great for Lunch (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Cozy (3)
Healthy (3)
Live Sports (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Scenic View (3)
Seasonal (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Local Ingredients (2)
Creative Cuisine (2)
Fun (2)
Great Beer (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Fit for Foodies (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Live Music (1)
People Watching (1)
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined 5 days ago

The Sunday brunch at Springhouse Tavern is wonderful! What a variety of different types of food to choose!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Excellent service in a relaxed atmosphere with quality menu choices. Definetely something for everyone.

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

They had the best omelet that I've ever had. The entries were varied and above par.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We were immediately greeted by host, who led to us to our table. Our server was pleasant, and promptly took our empty plates, and refilled our drinks (we were there for Sunday brunch). The food was very good, especially the made-to-order omelettes, which were nice and fluffy. We will be returning.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The staff is always very friendly and competent and makes you feel as if you are part of the family, even and most notably when they are quite busy and could easily blow you off. This "patron first" philosophy trickles down from the top and was once the responsibility of Jim Burns to set the bar high. Before Jim it was his father, and it is now carried on lovingly and with their added flair by Jim's daughters. This restaurant is the epitome of a family's commitment to quality. The bar and high top area has a totally different feel from the outdoor area, and from the main dining areas depending on what one is the mood to experience. Excellent crab cakes. Excellent snapper soup. Even the burgers fulfill. The specials are always worthy of a try.

Tags: Special Occasion, Disabled Access, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Happy Hour, People Watching, Good for Birthdays, Live Sports, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Authentic, Great Beer, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on November 3, 2017

One of the best restaurants I’ve had the pleasure of eating at in some time. Food was fantastic

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Good food great service was a nice venue to celebrate my birthday!!!!

Tags: Tasting Menu
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·Dined on October 30, 2017

Food and service were good. We dined on a Monday evening and were not rushed.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 28, 2017

I was at the Tavern twice in a week and both times, it was outstanding! I was with a group of 12 for lunch and the service was excellent. We all enjoyed our lunch selections, were able to have separate checks and hold a short meeting!
At dinner a few nights later, we (2 couples) had excellent entrees: scallops, crab cakes and liver!! all delicious! Our friends were excited that they could have the liver special since it's not always on menus and thought it was very very good!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Every time we have visited and eaten at Spring House Tavern, it has been a wonderful experience. Some of the best crab cakes I have ever had.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Always great food. Lobster ravioli was delicious. My husband loves the snapper soup!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Service was excellent. Food was delicious and there were lots of good things on the menu. Appetizers to dessert - we really liked it. We will be back again!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Food was excellent as always. Our server Jay was outstanding - we couldn't ask for someone better to take care of us. Thanks for having my favorite Malbec!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Gluten Free Options, Late-night Find, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Scenic View, Fit for Foodies, Paleo Friendly, Casual, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Love to eat outdoors in the summer.
Hope to return next season.

Tags: Special Occasion, Scenic View, Quiet Conversation
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Very good food, best crab cakes, unrushed, good service

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Wonderful food ( the blackened swordfish was exceptional!), great drinks and Amanda our server was friendly and efficient! Great time! Thanks!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 23, 2017

We have been coming to Springfield Tavern for many years and have always enjoyed it.
Noticed that portions have gotten smaller but we still love the food.

If we don't care for the vegetable that evening we like to order Apple Sauce. Have been told it
is a popular request if the guest does not care for the vegetable that evening. Not too crazy about cole slaw and beets. Apple sauce is a good substitute. WISH SPRINGHOUSE WOULD
PUT IT BACK ON THE MENU. Don't know why it was removed.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Celebrated my wife's birthday and our 49th wedding anniversary. (Yes we got married on her birthday) I must say we both enjoyed our meals. She had the surf and turf I had the prime rib. Everything was served hot and you could tell it was fresh. Our waitress was the best. Friendly and punctual pure professional. Overall this was the perfect meal for this special occasion.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date
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·Dined on September 17, 2017

Springhouse Tavern is always a familiar place with good food and good service. The opportunity to sit and visit and enjoy good conversation and good food is something that Springhouse does just right.

Tags: Cozy, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on September 14, 2017

We came for my wife's birthday. Seating was immediate at a very nice table. Server came soon to take drink order and make recommendations. Drinks and bread brought timely . Time given to review the menu and enjoy our drinks. Dinner order taken and delivered in a good amount of time. We didn't feel rushed or waiting too long for dinner. Food was excellent and service was wonderful!!!! We will go back again soon!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Casual, Late-night Find, Quick Bite
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Great experience!! Delicious and very nice!! Definitely recommend!

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 8, 2017

First visit to the restaurant, and with my wife and friends. Food was tasty, but the prime rib was a little fatty. Drink pours were generous, and prices are very reasonable. Décor is a bit dated, but the place was busy, so others must not notice. Definitely worthy of a return trip.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Took a friend and his mom for a birthday brunch. Decent variety (steam table scrambled eggs were quite good if you don't choose to take advantage of the omelette station). Odd there were no bagels with the whitefish and salmon, all of which was tucked away next to the desserts--easy to miss. Desserts the day we went were heavy on macaroons (the coconut kind), the rest seemed commercial and not all that special. Setting is interesting. Service was genial. It's nicely priced. We would go again.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 2, 2017

This is the second time my Husband and I have been here and we got the same meals we did the first time because they were so good. And they did not disappoint the second time. Broiled seafood combination was excellent and there are not many restaurants that have it on the menu. Shrimp, scallops, crab cake and lobster tail all delicious! It's not cheap but worth every penny.

Tags: Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on September 1, 2017

As always, the crab cakes are worth the trip. Service is excellent and prices are good. Always an enjoyable meal.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 25, 2017

Usually have a nice lunch here.
However, this time my meal was sub-par! (my friends enjoyed their Crab cake sandwich).

I ordered the Niçoise salad - supposed to be medium rare tuna atop spinach, hard-cooked egg, etc.
The tuna looked like a pate- pre-cooked, chilled, then sliced...
Eatable- but not good at all.

Disappointed....

Tags: Casual
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 23, 2017

The drinks were very good. The food so so. But the service was great.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 22, 2017

Every food item was excellent. Low key restaurant. Bar appeared to be more lively.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Wonderful food and a pleasire as always. We sat outside on th ,patio which we loved. They had a guy playing a good guitar who was very good but could have been just a bit lower so guests could also have conversation while dining.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Food as always was outstanding. The waiter belonged at Friendlys instead of a classy restaurant. The noise level was very annoying with loud customers shouting over each other which is unheard of for Springhouse.

Tags: Cozy, Authentic, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Casual, Romantic
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·Dined on August 18, 2017

Good food, pleasant service, and accommodating. Our group enjoyed the evening. Delighted to find this restaurant on Open Table.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Dinner with my sisters after seeing a show at The Kimmel Center in center city. Perfect ending to a perfect day! SpringHouse Tavern was awesome! Ty

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Healthy, Business Meals
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 4, 2017

Very good food, great service! Overall very comfortable and excellent value.

Tags: Casual, Paleo Friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Food was good but our table left a lot to be desired.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 19, 2017

The food was excellent and our waiter was very knowledgeable and made us aware of the special nights and offerings which was very helpful. Online reservation was easy and efficient. We enjoyed it very much and plan to return in the future.

Tags: Cozy, Casual, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Lovely historic setting, very good food with many vegetarian selections. Had to wait several minutes at the reception desk; only one waitress said that someone would soon be with us altho many wait staff walked by. When the hostess did arrive, she was not particularly welcoming; however, the person who seated us (same wait person who had initially greeted us) made us feel welcome and comfortable -- congrats to her. Good wine selection. We'll go back.

Tags: Live Music, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Tampa)·Dined on July 15, 2017

This was my first visit after it was highly recommended by a friend. I had the Crab Cake dinner, which was by far, the best I have ever had. It was worth the drive and I will, for sure go back for a repeat of a fabulous lunch/dinner.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 10, 2017

First time. Family lunch. Delicious food. Our server, Donna, was wonderful. Very comfortable space. Great old world ambiance.

Tags: Authentic, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 1, 2017

I was pleasantly surpised as I hadn't been ther for at tleast 15 yearsand will be back!

Tags: Quick Bite, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 25, 2017

We went there for brunch. Food was good and plenty to choose from. We did not sit outside but it looked inviting.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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