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About The Farmer's Daughter

Influenced by its location in the elegant Normandy Farm Hotel, The Farmer's Daughter is the culinary cornerstone of this historic property & offers an unforgettable dining experience with an exceptional menu of Chef Mtele "Abu" Abubakar`s "Modern Farm Cooking". At The Farmer's Daughter, heirloom and locally sourced ingredients are brought to life on the plate in the form of pure flavors and innovative dishes inspired by the seasons and harvests of our surrounding region. We aspire to give our guests a sense of personal connection to the farmers, brewers, cheese mongers, distillers, winemakers and charcuterie craftsmen who collectively help create an exceptional dining experience. Our expansive bar and fireside lounge follows a "fresh only" approach, creating all of the mixers and infusions in-house from local fruits and vegetables for an extensive list of creative cocktails.
Philadelphia magazine's Best of Philly® 2013 - Best Suburban Brunch

1401 Morris Road
Blue Bell, PA 19422
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Fusion / Eclectic

Hours of Operation:
Dining Hours:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Sunday Brunch: 9:30am - 1:30pm
Bar Menu: Sun - Thur until 10:00pm | Fri - Sat until 11:00pm

Bar Hours:
Sunday - Thursday: 11:30am - 12:00am
Friday - Saturday: 11:30 - 2:00am

Cross Street:
Route 202 - Dekalb Pike

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(215) 616-8300

Website:
http://www.farmersdaughterpa.com/

Entertainment:
Live Local Acoustic Music - Thursdays from 6-9PM

Live DJ Entertainment - Saturdays from 10PM-2AM

Catering:
We provide our guests with assistance in planning a great experience for all of their guests to enjoy in our private dining rooms adjacent to our main dining room and full service bar.



Parking Details:
free parking

Executive Chef:
Mtele "Abu" Abubakar

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Head over to www.farmersdaughterpa.com for News & Special Events including the entertainment schedule, holidays at the Farm, and outdoor festivals!

Private Dining

The perfect place to host private events from 10-100 people. Her five spaces embody the Modern Farm-Chic vibe of the restaurant.

The Farmer's Daughter Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.3

ambience

4.4

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

87% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Birthdays (20)
Good for Anniversaries (18)
Special Occasion (18)
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Good for a Date (15)
Great for Brunch (15)
Sunday Lunch (11)
Fit for Foodies (11)
Casual (10)
Comfort Food (10)
Good for Groups (10)
Quiet Conversation (9)
Cozy (8)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Business Meals (8)
Local Ingredients (7)
Great for Outdoor Dining (7)
Romantic (7)
Seasonal (7)
Authentic (6)
Kid-friendly (6)
Fun (6)
Healthy (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Happy Hour (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
Bar Seating (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Organic (3)
Scenic View (3)
Vegan (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Great Beer (2)
Neighborhood Gem (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Live Music (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Tapas (1)
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·Dined 5 days ago

Normandy Farms is an historical icon of this area. Transformed into a hotel and restaurant complex, it has been modernized beyond historical recognition, but smartly done and well decorated. The dining room was properly lit with interesting but not overbearing decor, with tables placed far enough apart for a nice elegant vibe. It was quiet with most tables filled. The service was polite, and quick, never pushy. My entree was imaginative: a tasty halibut taco with a fresh fruit salsa, beautifully presented. The tacos were tasteless and limp, so I put them aside and ate the taco contents. They served us one cup of coffee at the end of the meal and didn't offer a refill. No trouble eschewing the desserts - they cost as much, or almost as much, as any entree.
Since we were friends catching up, we sat there for quite a while in comfort. I would go again with foody friends.

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

They did a great job accommodating are request to include brunch with our hotel room. We forgot to sign-up for the package. The hostess took care of everything. It was a very pleasant stay.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on December 2, 2017

The dinner was amazing! Our waitress was superb. We can’t wait to come back

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 2, 2017

It was dinner for my wife's birthday. I did indicate on the reservation that it was a special occasion but nothing happened after that. No follow-up, no question about what the occasion was, nothing. Also we had very good service but as more tables with several people were seated our waittress wasn't able to get to our table. This place should have someone like a manager or staff person filling in when this happens.

Tags: Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 29, 2017

The food was horrible, service was ok .

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 25, 2017

We loved everything but one of our favorites was the Brussels and Bacon Flatbread!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Tasty food with nice presentation. However the prices were very high and portions were on the smaller side. We also felt the main dining room lacked ambiance.

Tags: Happy Hour
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

The eggs were not real eggs they were from a carton. The bacon was just re heated bacon. The soup of the day looked horrible. I would never go back and pay $30 a person. I have gone to much nicer brunches for half the price.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 2, 2017

The food was delicious, however, the portions were very small.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Organic, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Good for Groups
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·Dined on October 30, 2017

This was a fun location for my one-year anniversary date with my girlfriend. The decor is probably what I liked about it most, giving it a quaint, upscale farmhouse feel. However, the music choice interfered with the potential for a quaint ambiance. Pop music was playing the whole time, which created an unnecessarily cheap feel. Overall, it was a pleasant, relaxed dining environment, with friendly, helpful service. The food was all very good. I appreciated the variety of options and original dishes, mostly in the appetizers section. I will admit that several of the dishes were described to be more sensational on the menu than they ended up being, but not deceivingly so. My final minor criticism is that the overall experience had more of a commercial feel than I would have liked. It was partially the hotel complex it was part of but things like the chairs in the dining room and the casual nature of the server contributed to that. Overall it was a worthwhile, enjoyable restaurant. I would like to go back in warmer weather when I could eat at the outdoor seating.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 30, 2017

Had a nice dinner to catch up with a friend. The food and server were wonderful.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Fun, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Was not really impressed. Great ambiance and friendly staff. Food was over priced. Had better food at William Penn Inn brunch. No disrespect.

Tags: Scenic View, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Comfortable room where it can get quite loud when large groups. A bit overpriced but the food is good.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Food was very good - short ribs outstanding. Good attention and service

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Thanks great meal

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·Dined on October 22, 2017

The Sunday brunch buffet is excellent, including an omelette station and carving stations with beef and pork roasts. The miniature deserts are exploding with flavor and allow you to experience a full choice of items without over stuffing.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Business Meals, Great for Brunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 21, 2017

The selections in "What would you recommend this restaurant for" don't seem appropriate -- the food was fresh and good, the service was great, and although there were several loud and drunken weddings going on elsewhere in the complex, our party had a wonderful meal. We always look for restaurants where you can actually have a conversation while you eat, and where the food is local as much as possible, and The Farmer's Daughter fit the bill. Tapas? Waterfront? Live sports? Not in any way applicable here, and thank God for that.

Tags: Fun, Authentic
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Our waitress Nancy is perfectly attentive.
Not too much; not too little. The dinning room host is equally attentive and friendly.
While the variety is good, more fresh fruit and homemade muffins would be ideal. I have recommended the brunch to coworkers many times.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Worth the Drive
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Taking out friends

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·Dined on October 15, 2017

The brunch at the Farmer's Daughter is fantastic! We took our son and his wife there for their first anniversary. The selection is outstanding! if you go plan to stay for at least and hour and a half-there is so much wonderful food to try and taste.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Great for Brunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Wide variety of delicious entrees,and breakfast foods. From raw oysters and cooked to perfection jumbo shrimp to Eggs Benedict. There is also a turkey breast or cut of steak at the carving table. Lots of omelet varieties...and the dessert table is to die for!!!

Tags: Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Seasonal, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Forty family members indulged in the Farmer's Daughter Sunday Brunch the morning after my daughter's wedding. The seating was perfect, the food was delicious and the service was outstanding. What a great way to wrap up a fabulous weekend!

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 25, 2017

As always The Farmer's Daughter does not disappoint. Excellent food and service.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Excellent food and service

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·Dined on September 21, 2017

This was a pleasurable experience. We were welcomed . The service was great. One of my friends is blind and they met her needs with grace and skill. She felt very comfortable . We all had the Chicken salad sandwich . It was very tasty . The atmosphere was nice . We were seated in an area where we could talk and hear each other. We were not rushed. All in all a pleasent experience for all.
Will return again.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 19, 2017

The Farmers Daughter is always a good choice for dinner. This time I was with a larger group and we all enjoyed the evening and the food. Food took slightly longer than expected to make it to the table but probably because they were quite busy this evening.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 17, 2017

The service was very slow. The meals were just warm and not very tasty. Even the desserts were not done well. Disappointing birthday dinner for my mother-in- law.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Birthday dinner experience was awful. Food and service

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 17, 2017

This was one of the best meals I have had in a long time!!! I am a vegetarian and ordered the tofu dish and was not disappointed! Tofu was cooked to perfection! My husband had steak and loved it. We started off with a cheese plate and Pinot noir. The ingredients here are incredibly fresh. Well worth the cost! Highly recommended.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Organic, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Vegan, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Romantic, Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options
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·Dined on September 16, 2017

I tok ao party of 6 family members to The Farmer's Daughter for Lunch, celebrating my grand-daughter's birthday.
Service was prompt and courteous, to the point of making it possible for my wife to order
' Oysters Rockerfeller' from the lunch menu. I ordered a crab cake. The others ordered varous sandwiches.
When my wife's ysters arrived, they were tiny, and FRIED, and my crab cake was very dry, with a 'crust' on the bottom I couldn't cut through, obviously overcooked.

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·Dined on September 7, 2017

The staff could not have been nicer. We wanted to sit on the patio and enjoy the music but it was chilly so the moved us near the heaters it is was great.

Tags: Special Occasion
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 5, 2017

Sat outside for lunch, great service and great atmosphere.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Nice place- little bit too crowed. The food was ok- probably would come back. Was out celebrating my husband's birthday.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Fun
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·Dined on September 3, 2017

I've been to the Farmer's Daughter a few times. It never disappoints. The good is always delicious, the staff courteous and attentive and not too loud although there is always a crowd.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Disabled Access, Bar Seating, Fun, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Seasonal, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Great for Brunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 2, 2017

This was our first time at this restaurant. We couldn't have been anymore impressed. The ambiance and service was awesome. The cocktails and appetizers were delicious leading up to the most delicious dinner I have had in a very long time. It could not compare to even the most elite 5 star restaurants I have patronized and the icing on the cake is casual dress making it even more comfortable while enjoying soup to nuts. Sue

Tags: Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Live Music, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on August 29, 2017

Great service , tasty food and a nice atmosphere. Pricy but worth it for special occasion.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Well today We celebrated a Birthday here at the Sunday Brunch... AMAZING... is the only word for it . Everything from soup to nuts - omelette station- eggs Benedict station salad bar - every breakfast meat you can name - carving station.. the prim rib was very good - lunch meat display tons of lox... a raw bar and a dessert arrangement worthy of royalty. The breakfast cocktails were delicious and our excellent waiter Randy surprised our Mom with a special birthday treat - even singing happy Birthday to her... the atmosphere has been recently changed - its more modern- I liked the antiques and such from before but the new look is very nice as well. The atmosphere is open and roomy - the staff are very pleasant and very accommodating. A great dining experience

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·Dined on August 26, 2017

Excellent food and service. Love the outdoor patio with rocking chairs and firepit

Tags: Authentic, Disabled Access, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 20, 2017

We ordered the NY strip and the grilled whole bronzino for our entrees. Not only was the NY strip cooked perfectly but it was a generous portion of steak. It was juicy and had a nice smoky flavor to it. I love bronzinos especially when it is served whole and grilled. Most restaurants serve filets. But when it's served whole, you can really tell how fresh the fish is.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 20, 2017

My husband an drew I were so excited. We only saw our server twice. My risotto was crunchy and my husbands overnight shortrubs were extremely dry. We did not finish our meals.
The turned off the fire pit and were cleaning everything so early. It felt rushed and unwelcoming. Will not return

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