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About The Saloon - Newtown

The Saloon - Newtown offers an upscale atmosphere with great Italian food, chops, steaks, pasta, veal, chicken, fresh seafood, full bar, specialty martinis & a great wine list.

205 N Sycamore Street
Newtown, PA 18940
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Steakhouse

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(215) 579-8310

Website:
http://www.thesaloon.us/

Catering:
Please call for details.

Parking Details:
Off street parking available in a private lot around building.

Private Party Facilities:
The Saloon can accommodate private events during the week but not on Friday & Saturday night.

Private Party Contact:
Tony: (215) 579-8310

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Fireplace, Full Bar, Indoor Smoking Area, Late Night, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

The Saloon - Newtown Ratings and Reviews

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4.1

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.1

service

4.2

ambience

4.0

value

3.7

Noise

Moderate

78% would recommend it to a friend

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Bar Seating (10)
Quiet Conversation (10)
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Casual (10)
Business Meals (8)
Comfort Food (8)
Good for Groups (8)
Good for Birthdays (8)
Authentic (7)
Romantic (7)
Happy Hour (6)
Fun (5)
Cozy (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Healthy (3)
Hot Spot (3)
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People Watching (3)
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Waterfront (1)
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·Dined 4 days ago

Restaurant was nice, staff was very friendly and attentive. The food was not worth what they charged for it.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 3, 2018

We hadn't been to the Saloon in several years and had only ate there when meeting friends for lunch.
The four of us decided it was time to change our dining options and we were so happy we did.
We all enjoyed our dinners (and drinks) and promised each other that this would be our new place to meet up.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Quick Bite, Casual, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 1, 2018

After receiving a phone call from the restaurant to advise us that we had scheduled via open table and weren’t aware of their change to 3 seatings for New Year’s Eve, we chose the 9:15 seating. Our party of 6 arrived a few minutes early and was seated promptly. Our drinks, appetizers, and entrees were served and were just ok. The waiter presented our check as we were finishing our entrees. I was shocked and asked if we could order coffee and dessert. He checked and told us the kitchen was closed. It was 10:15. The staff was turning off lights and closing curtains. Obviously in a rush to leave. Our special New Year’s Eve out was ruined. We eat at the saloon often and live locally. This was our third New Year’s Eve eating there. They should not have had a 9:15 seating unless the staff was prepared to stay as late as necessary. It was a terrible disappointment and will be quite a long time before we, or our friends who also live in Newtown, will return.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Always very good and comfortable. Our local favorite spot.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 20, 2017

We sat on the bar. A nice area of high top tables and enjoyed our evening. The food was excellent, as were the drinks.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Seated promptly. Very good food, served promptly and with a smile. Excellent value for the price.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 3, 2017

The meal was fabulous, the service was very prompt, and the experience was very nice..

Tags: Fun, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Healthy, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Authentic, Special Occasion, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Food, as always, was excellent. Excellent service and attention provided by our waitress, Donna.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Naples)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Consistently excellent. Food is always exceptional. The staff is friendly and efficient. Definitely our go to place

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

consistent good food every time been coming here for years

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Salmon olivia was amazing! They kindly made us mussels fra diablo which were not on the menu.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Ate in area off the bar. Had salads and burgers. Perfect.

Tags: Fun
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 12, 2017

The Saloon is one of our favorite restaurants that we frequent. Always a great meal and lots of choices on the menu for everyone. I had a special with rare tuna with peppercorns and Dijon mustard served over mushroom risotto with Gorgonzola cheese. It was absolutely delicious. It looked amazing and was more than enough for one person. I took half of it home and got to enjoy it the next day again. My husband always get the veal chop and loves it as well. Great dining experience . We can’t wait to return.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Thought our meal was delicious, with the exception of a very bland clam appetizer. Portions were large and priced right. We enjoyed our meal, and will return in the future.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

I was really hoping for more. My steak was under cooked and I was charged more than the price adveristed on the menu for a drink. The amount was small, it's the fact there was an error bothered me. I was really hoping for a great steak cause I've heard good things. I left feeling I didnt get the steak I came for. The lava cake was good though.

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

We have been to the Saloon before and have not been happy. We tried again and this was the last time. Both the Crab Cake special and Veal Marsala were awful. The sauces were clumpy and tasteless.
Our servers presented as if they were the bus boy staff. Very disappointing.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

A nice dinner with our grandsons. Lots of pasta choices, as well as traditional Italian veal and chicken dishes. The Fracked Diavolo was loaded with seafood and delicious.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We love the Saloon! Great food, great service, and the best cocktails around!

Tags: Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Happy Hour, Fun, Late-night Find, People Watching, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Casual
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Always great food and service! Sign up for their club and get a coupon each month.

Tags: Quick Bite, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Casual, Fun, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Quiet Conversation, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 28, 2017

The service was excellent the food was amazing they were even kind and put a candle on a piece of cheesecake for my daughter's 14th birthday she loved it we will definitely be back

Tags: Disabled Access, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Gluten Free Options, Scenic View, Tapas, Pre/post Theatre, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Casual, Good for a Date, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, People Watching, Quiet Conversation, Late-night Find, Local Ingredients, Waterfront, Happy Hour, Afternoon Coffee, Notable Wine List, Great for Lunch, Spicy, Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options, Live Sports, Vegan, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Organic, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Quick Bite, Seasonal, Paleo Friendly, Vibrant Bar Scene, Afternoon Tea, Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Great Beer, Romantic, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Authentic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Love the Saloon! It is one of the few restaurants that my husband and I go to for our once in a blue moon date night. We are always happy with the food and the service. We come out of there completely satisfied with our meal. Would recommend to anyone for a nice evening out.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Romantic, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 25, 2017

We stopped eating at the Saloon over a year ago because the food was poor. Someone said they had been there recently and we tried it again as we live in Newtown. Our appetizers we horrible, we sent them back. My meal was swimming in sauce, the penna pasta was so over cooked it was mushy. Never again, don't waste your time or hard earned $dollars.

Tags: Happy Hour
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Food was tasty. The wife and I had the veal special and it was very good. Portions were generous . My daughter enjoyed the vodka rigatoni. Service was attentive and friendly.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Romantic
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Always a solid choice to come to the Saloon. Friendly, Food is good. Service is good. Never have had a bad experience here.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 14, 2017

I hate to write this as we are big fans of The Saloon, but went this past weekend with friends and the server, Donna, just really turned us off. When your going to a restaurant that you'll be spending over $50/person, you expect the server to not make you feel uncomfortable. Very poor attempt at jokes, made us feel rushed and had a lazy attitude.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Food was very salty and underwelming

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 13, 2017

We came here for a birthday dinner. Service was very good. I got the salad with the grilled salmon. It was a perfect light dinner. The calamari was a bit undercooked. It did come out immediately but I think 5 more minutes would have helped. Prices are a bit on the high side. But for a local nice dinner this place fits the bill

Tags: Happy Hour, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals
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·Dined on October 12, 2017

Great food. Great service. Stephen is hilarious and make sure you have a Stoli Doli! 10/10

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 12, 2017

We go here regularly and it is consistently good. Service is always great

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Good for a Date, Authentic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 9, 2017

The food was very good and the service was excellent. The sausage and clam app was large enough to be my main meal.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 7, 2017

My wife and I sat outside on the deck. Nice night. Good service and decent portions. Price was comparable to other similar restaurants.

Tags: Casual, Authentic, Healthy, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 5, 2017

We have been coming to The Saloon for years and it is by far one of our favorite spots! They have a great martini menu (espressotini and southbeach are the best), tonight my husband had the swordfish and shrimp special and I tried the twin filet special and both were delicious!

The service has always been very friendly and attentive and all the candles really boost the ambiance, feels like you're dining somewhere in center city.

Whether you are looking for a romantic evening, a celebration or just enjoying friends and family....I would highly recommend this restaurant to all!! We love it here!!

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Business Meals, Bar Seating
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 2, 2017

Always great!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 23, 2017

5 drinks 3 APPS 4 entries 2 desserts with tip
$280 and one meal my wife barely touched didn't taste right 2 others had a chicken and veal dish and tasted too much sage. Drinks are great especially martinis dessert is also good clams casino the best.
Like the place for drinks and bar food but wouldn't recommend dinner for 4

Tags: Bar Seating, Tasting Menu, Comfort Food
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 30, 2017

Food was just ok. Nothing special. Prices were a little high for what we received. Service was extremely slow . Food lacked flavor including the clams casino, shrimp and the sangria seemed to be off in flavor
Probably will not return although the outdoor seating was nice and comfortable

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 26, 2017

We had a beautiful night outside on the deck. Food was delicious!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on August 5, 2017

We hadn't been to The Saloon in awhile, a byproduct of having 2 young kids. My husband and I were very happy to see that the food was still delicious as ever!! Can't wait to go back again.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 4, 2017

Our server Stephen is always fantastic. The food is consistently great:

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 29, 2017

My wife and I have not been to The Saloon since May. It was nice to return and enjoy and good meal complete with great service. Will be back again.

Tags: Special Occasion, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 23, 2017

wonderful always

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