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About Vickers Restaurant
Vickers Restaurant is the transformed home of famed abolitionist and Chester County potter, John Vickers. Nestled in his original 1820s farmhouse, Vickers is an institution in Chester County known for its authentic vintage cuisine. Vickers Restaurant opened in 1972 and is still one of the only restaurants in the country celebrating these traditional dishes that epitomize luxury and continental glamor. Come in to experience the timeless panache of flambeed Bananas Foster, Steak Diane and Caesar Salad prepared tableside as well as a variety of entrees & appetizers. For something lighter the casual bar menu that includes Kobe Sliders, spinach and artichoke fondue & seared scallops is perfect for a weeknight bite. Outdoor patio opened in the Spring/Summer. Private dining rooms available for 10-135. Corporate menus available. Fireplaces for romantic dinners. Full Bar & wine list available.
Exton, PA 19341
Continental, Global, International, French
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Private Events only.
Dinner: Monday - Friday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm, Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm.
$31 to $50
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Enjoy Live Piano Friday & Saturday Evenings from 6:45-10:00.
Please check our website for special artists.
Vickers provides on site catering for private functions of 45-135 in our banquet facility. Our on site catering menus include cocktail receptions, plated meals and buffets for wedding receptions, showers, corporate functions, rehearsal dinners and many other private events. Luncheon group menus start at $21, dinner group menus start at $29 and wedding receptions are custom.
Full group menus are online and can always be customized to fit yoru event and budget.
Private lot adjacent to the front of the building.
Private Party Facilities:
Vickers is the perfect backdrop for your most intimate events. Our private rooms will give warmth to your showers, add elegance to your engagement parties and exude charm at your anniversary and birthday celebrations. Special menus are available.
For corporate events, Vickers has private rooms for 10-35 and our our spacious ballroom can host from 50-120. This space is perfect for corporate holiday parties, retirement parties, cocktail receptions and seminars and presentations. Group menus to fit every budget.
WEDDINGS & SHOWERS
Adjacent to the historic restaurant is the Plantation Ballroom. It's quiet elegance and grand décor make it the perfect venue for top-notch wedding receptions, baby and bridal showers. Our elegant ballroom can hold up to 135 guests and has an adjacent outdoor space.
Private Party Contact:
Amanda Brogan: (610) 363-7998
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
WINE TASTING DINNERS
Wild Game & California Wine Tasting Dinner 11/6
HAPPY HOUR M-F 4:30-6:30
with our special discounted bar menu. Bar menu is available on our patio or bar for a more casual evening.
Open Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, New Years Eve, Mother's Day, Easter
Vickers Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
I thought the food was great, both preparation and menu selections.It's unusual I find a menu that I have trouble deciding between five or six things.service was so-so maybe the waiter was having a bad day.Bartender was great .overall experience was well worth while.
Sadly we were again not impressed with the either the quality of the food or the service. Years ago we visited often but over time the mediocre experience and inflated price sent my wife and I elsewhere for fine dining. We decided to give it another go this past weekend and found that nothing had changed. We won't be back.
Celebrated 25th anniversary with my wife on a Saturday evening in late October. Vickers is a quaint and historic restaurant in Chester County that features fine cuisine in a casual and quiet, but elegant setting. We had drinks in the intimate bar area before dinner. Both the Escargot and Quail appetizers were outstanding. Bison entrée was extremely tender, tasty, and delightful. Apple strudel with vanilla ice cream was the perfect finish. Live piano music throughout the evening was a nice touch. I would highly recommend Vickers for celebrating special occasions.
Disappointing experience this visit. It was very loud because there were way too many people crammed into the same room. Starters were delicious (bisque and chopped salad). Entrees were not great. Steak was served extremely rare, though I requested medium rare. This was corrected, but the filet was just ok. Veal entree was fatty. Service was only fair. Server tried, but he just had too many tables.
An amazing dining experience, our fifth anniversary spent with our daughter and her fiance. The food was beyond description and we enjoyed sharing the appetizers so we could all enjoy the opportunity to taste everything! The proteins were cooked exactly as requested, and we had a wonderful array of flavors in each dish! The mushroom and asparagus appetizer was the favorite, and I loved the beef Wellington. My husband had the venison which was so tender it could be cut with the fork and melted in your mouth. Dessert was prepared tableside and a wonderful way to finish to the evening!
Asparagus and mushroom in puff pastry appetizer was excellent. The tempura lobster appetizer was over cooked. The Caesar Salad for two prepared table side was very well done. My wife’s filet Mignon w/bearnaise was under seasoned but cooked correctly. The truffled potatoes had no flavor. My venison tasted like Salisbury steak in brown gravy. Finally, we split a chocolate cake that tasted mass produced and flavorless. I will say, the wine list was very well rounded. Our waiter, Michael, was the one redeeming quality of our visit. He was excellent!
A very pleasant surprise dining at this restaurant. Lovely atmosphere, great food, great service,live music, etc. we had not been for many years - so happy we thought to try again - it is a great place for a special occasion or just eat casual at the bar area - we enjoyed very much.
Quite enjoyable! Everything was delish & service was excellent-responsive, but not intrusive. I had a Moscow Mule which was particularly good & exactly as I requested it. My desire to be away from the air con was accommodated which made me much more comfortable.
My wife and I love this place. It is quiet, in the country and hearkens back to a more gentile time. They do table top food preparation -- Caesar salad, steak Dianne and the classic table side deserts such as cherries jubilee. The wine list is reasonable. They have great cocktails. The service is very friendly. We try to go at least three times a year and would go more often if it were closer to us. On weekends there is a very good pianist.
My husband and I went to Vickers for our anniversary dinner. We ordered a Caesar salad that was prepared table-side but when served, the lettuce was swimming in dressing and wilted quickly. I ordered the lobster tail with lobster ravioli. The server alerted me the that tails were small. That was OK with me as I was looking forward to the combination. The tails were over cooked, dry, and had a charred taste, and there was way, way too much sauce (buerr blanc) on the whole dish making it unappetizing and inedible. The server never returned to ask how our dinner was. I should have ordered the salmon as my husband's was delicious. Needless to say, the service and the ambiance of the restaurant was superb.
The last time we dined at Vickers was probably 15-20 years ago. Often times a restaurant can change over time. Well, Vickers improved with age! Authentic historic tavern ambience, delicious entrées - we had the escargots - probably the best I've ever eaten, Steak Diane and Beef Wellington. The flavors were excellent, presentation beautiful and cooked to perfection. We will definitely return and not wait for 15 or 30 years. The meal is a bit pricey, but worth it and super for any special occasion.
Loved this restaurant. Don't be in a hurry though. Service while good was a bit slow but it gave us more time to enjoy our drinks, listen to the wonderful pianist in the bar, and enjoy each course. Atmosphere is lovely and it's a great place for good conversation - a rarity in most of the restaurant we frequent.
Will go back for sure.
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