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For 2
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7:00 PM
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The Washington House - Pennsylvania

4.5
2049 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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Whether you are looking for a romantic dinner, a casual drink in our historic bar, fresh air while dining on our patio or a light snack before a show next door at Sellersville Theater, you will be pleased with our eclectic menu and our warm hospitality. Our guests especially enjoy the carefully chosen wine and beer lists and year round calendar of events including beer and wine tastings, specialty food nights and holiday menus. Join us for a blind taste test at our Wine Tasting Dinner: The Judgement of Sellersville. And Thanksgiving is also right around the corner. Forget the mess and the stress, and let us do the cooking this year. Call to make your reservation today.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 11:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:30pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm
Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Bar: Monday - Thursday: to 11:30pm, Friday - Saturday: to 11:30pm, Sunday: to 10:30pm
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Phone number
(215) 257-3000
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Chef Rashaad Clinkscales
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Catering
Please call Cyndi Dietterich at 215-257-3000 x207 or see website "Private Parties" for menus and details.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
North Main Street & West Temple Avenue
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Parking details
The Washington House has a private lot right next to the building. There is also a large, free municipal lot at the end of the block and plenty of unmetered street parking on surrounding streets.
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Entertainment
Sitting right beside The Washington House - Pennsylvania is the beautifully renovated Sellersville Theater 1894. A vital stop on the East Coast concert circuit, this intimate, welcoming listening room presents an ambitious, eclectic mix of top name artists and hot new talent year round. The theater is renowned for its sound quality and the up-close feel of the shows. Together, the restaurant and theater offer an exciting entertainment destination mixing big city talent and small town charm.
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Special events & promotions
Bluegrass Jam in the bar 1st & 3rd Tues of the month; Jazz Jam in the bar last Tues of the month. Freestyle Flights Of Wine 4th Fri of the month. Beer Tastings 1st Fri of the month. Plus wine tasting dinners and other special events. See website for details.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Make it memorable this Valentine's Day with our specialty four course prix fixe menu as you treat yourselves to excellent food, a diverse wine and cocktail menu and classic ambiance. No a la carte or children's menu will be available. 5-10 PM

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

What 2049 People Are Saying
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4.4
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4.5
service
4.6
ambience
4.2
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vipTheRuns (Philadelphia)
4.0
Dined 3 days ago

That we went on a Friday night affected some of the review. It made it loud, but I believe it was a significant reason the service was pretty slow. We enjoyed the food and really enjoyed the atmosphere. 3 of us 4 had the shrimp and scallops risotto, and all of us liked it. We went because we were going to the Sellersville Theatre afterwards, and this was essentially next door.

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vipPaul (Philadelphia)
4.0
Dined on January 14, 2018

one of our regular spots. Always good. great cocktails. Onthis occassion mashed potatoes not hot but good taste.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on January 14, 2018

We came for a quick, light supper before a show at the Sellersville Theater. We were pleased to be able to choose a sandwich from the dinner menu. The service was polite and fast. Amount of food was just right. We made it to the show with time to spare. We will definite do this again.

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Bear (Philadelphia)
5.0
Dined on January 14, 2018

Carly, our server, was the best and made an already delightful dining experience that much better. The food was served in a timely fashion and paced perfectly. When we asked some questions about the drink and food menus she answered our queries completely. When we added an extra person without prior notice it was handled promptly and patiently. We are looking forward to our next visit!

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JennyK (Philadelphia)
5.0
Dined on January 13, 2018

Our waitress was really good, I cannot remember her name, unfortunately. We were there on Saturday night, 6:00 1/13/18. The place was crowded, full, and loud. The wait staff was super busy. But we never felt like we were being rushed, which was incredible.
I have to tell you, the woman who was refilling water glasses (young, blonde) was so very great. She had a big smile, a calm demeanor, and was very friendly. Loved her!!!
We had a wonderful meal.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0
Dined on January 13, 2018

Great seasonal menu selections, always a vegetarian option. Service is always good. Nice wine list. Can see a show next door.

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sosad (Philadelphia)
1.0
Dined on January 12, 2018

It is with great sadness that I write this review. We have LOVED meals at the WH for over 25 years as a couple and with many friends. We had not been in sometime and this past weekend we were given a gift certificate for the restaurant and theater as a Christmas gift.I am not sure why the food quality and portions have declined so much? We used to leave stuffed and satisfied-we left hungry and disappointed. My husband ordered the shrimp, scallops and risotto-the risotto was not cooked-the rice was hard he got 2 shrimp and 2 scallops in his bowl.He is not one to complain or send his food back but it was terrible, the waitress did say "they changed the risotto recipe and it others had complained also"-they took my husbands meal off our bill. I had the filet-the SMALL square plate was primarily covered in a mashed sweet potato, about 5 string beans and a filet the size of a lg. mushroom-although it tasted good it was not worth the price. I had 2 wines and he had iced tea, we split a sorbet ,one salad, and a risotto app and our bill was $85.00 with his meal taken off!! So it was basically $85.00 for one meal :0( I am sorry to say that I don't think we will be returning any time soon. Please go back to your normal round white plates filled with delicious ,brag worthy, "Instagram worthy" satisfying food!

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Michelle 
3.0
Dined on January 6, 2018

The food was just ok. With how much money you spend you expect amazing. Was not that impressed and the amount of time it took was extremely long. Tables being sat after us we’re getting their food before us. The wait staff was obviously in the weeds and constantly apologizing to customers. They also were out of things. A draft beer was out then another table had issues getting a soda! Just was not my cup of tea that’s all.

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

Very nice New Year’s Eve dinner. Service was great even though restaurant was full. They make nice cocktails - they should have a full cocktail menu!

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

A really memorable and enjoyable New Year's Eve dinner with dear friends!

A wide-ranging and delightful fixed-price menu ... with something for everyone!

Everyone enjoyed their food choices!

We had the most amazing and perceptive server!

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