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Vickers Restaurant

4.7
317 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Continental
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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.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Continental, Global, International, French
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Hours of operation

Lunch: Private Events only.
Dinner: Monday - Friday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm, Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm.
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Phone number
(610) 363-7998
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Private party facilities
PRIVATE EVENTS
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.

CORPORATE EVENTS
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.
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Private party contact
Amanda Brogan: (610) 363-7998
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Catering
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.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Gordon Drive
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Parking details
Private lot adjacent to the front of the building.
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Public transit
SEPTA
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Entertainment
Enjoy Live Piano Friday & Saturday Evenings from 6:45-10:00.

Please check our website for special artists.
www.VickersRestaurant.com
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Special events & promotions
UPCOMING EVENTS....

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.

HOLIDAYS
Open Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, New Years Eve, Mother's Day, Easter

Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 317 People Are Saying
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4.6
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3.0Dined on April 14, 2018

My fish was good but my husband had dover sole which was obviously frozen and rather taste3less. Not a good choice. Menu choices very outdated. Service was excellent.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Our favorite upscale restaurant in our area; always choose Vickers for special occasions or just because we love going there. You are warmly welcomed, the ambiance is perfect, service is attentive and the food is always excellent. Have NEVER been disappointed (while Arturo owned the restaurant).

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

Food was exceptional. Service was efficient and unobtrusive

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Delicious food in a lovely old farm house. We loved it!

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3.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Not too impressed with my fish dinner. Overlooked and over sauced.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

From Venetian Bellini to Cherries Jubilee, everything was great. The server was friendly but professional and was attentive but not obtrusive. We also enjoyed Oysters Rockefeller, spinach salad, halibut and sea bass. We like the decor and especially the distance between tables so that you can enjoy your meal with a sense of privacy and not be forced to hear the conversations of other diners. I enjoy making dining an experience and the Vickers makes that happen.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Had our wedding reception there 6 year ago and it was wonderful. Back for belated Valentine dinner this week and it was exceptional. Tableside caesar salad was the best ever. I had filet and my husband had crab cakes. We LOVED everything. Table by the fire was lovely on a snowy Saturday night. All the service was wonderful and we thoroughly enjoyed every minute. Pricey, but you get what you pay for; and it's well worth it for a special occasion.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

My wife has steak Diane prepared at table side. I had the rack of lamb. Both went very well with a fine Pinot Noir. The service was great. We had a really nice dinner.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Very nice quite dinner, service was very good, food was prepared excellent! Couldn’t ask for a better experience, will definitely be returning soon!

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5.0Dined on February 16, 2018

Vickers is wonderful start to finish. The service is top notch and the place is elegant

The bar is fun too with a fantastic piano player. We highly recommend Vickers.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Food was very good but our server was not very attentive. I understand they were busy but we were never asked if we wanted our drinks refilled or how our food was . The waiter brought us our bill and never asked if we wanted coffee or anything else .

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

The waiter was extremely slow

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentines dinner, outstanding service , food was incredible,

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

We celebrated Valentine's Day dinner and the Pre Fixe menu was loaded with delicious choices.
Our service was excellent and although it was a very busy evening at Vickers, at no time did we feel rushed. From the first course thru the delicious desserts, everything was wonderful. We will return!

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5.0Dined on February 7, 2018

Awesome food and service was amazing!

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4.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Was impressed that there's still a restaurant that actually have food that's prepared at your table side. We made sure to have our desserts prepared at table side and it was delicious. Very old place but well kept. It was a great dinner date...we had a nice conversation and you couldn't notice that the waitstaff filled the waters and removed finished plates while we were in conversation. Very polite and warm atmosphere. Had an enjoyable evening and dinner.

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

Vickers has been our favorite Chester County restaurant for over 20 years. These folks know how to get it done.

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5.0Dined on January 25, 2018

Food and presentation perfect

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5.0Dined on January 13, 2018

Top quality ambiance, service, & food. Bar is comfortable with knowagable bar tender, who can make a great Martini! The live music adds to the ambiance & upscale atmosphere.
The only negative is the price; which seems too steep over all & extreme for drinks.

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5.0Dined on January 3, 2018

Outstanding food and a great special occasion restaurant but also terrific anytime. Loved it.

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4.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Food is excellent. Beef Wellington, perfect.
Deserts were just enough.
Server could use some personally.

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5.0Dined on December 26, 2017

Great food and service. Love the atmosphere and Happy Hour

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4.0Dined on December 24, 2017

We have been to this restaurant about 10 times over the last 5 years. Half of those occasions have been Christmas eve, one was New Years eve and the other 4 were regular Saturday night dinners celebrating personal events. The ambience is lovely and the food is top shelf. However, the prices have steadily increased. Our dinner for 4 was nearly $500 on Christmas eve. This included 4 dinners, 4 salads, 2 desserts and 6 glasses of wine total. With a tip we were up to $575. Our family earns a great income, but this place has become far too expensive for what the portions and quality of food you receive.

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5.0Dined on December 20, 2017

it was very busy at lunch during the holiday season. Service was excellent , food delicious. the restaurant was full so was noisy with everyone celebrating the season, around 130 pm clearing and became quiet and was quite pleasant. eager to return. escargot excellent. beef delicious, there were no complaints with any of the ordered entrees. anxious to return.

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5.0Dined on December 16, 2017

Great food! Great service! Great place!
Can't wait to go back!

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5.0Dined on December 16, 2017

The whole experience was delightful and the food was outstanding.

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5.0Dined on December 15, 2017

Always charming and delightful. Food was outstanding. Great ambiance and service.

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5.0Dined on December 12, 2017

What a lovely place to celebrate a special occasion or a relaxing dinner with friends.

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5.0Dined on December 8, 2017

I love this place for happy hour. Love lunch during Nov & Dec. Very festive. Food delicious. The only complaint I have is I wish they would serve better coffee. After such a wonderful meal, I am always disappointed in the coffee

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5.0Dined on December 7, 2017

Ladies day out . Wonderful show at Sight and Sound and then an excellent dinner.

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2.0Dined on December 7, 2017

I was disappointed. It has been a while since I was at Vickers and I can say, I will not be back. The price for what you got was inexcusable. Our lunch for 4 people was 200 dollars. Seriously? And the food was nothing exceptional. Save your money!

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5.0Dined on December 2, 2017

My husband and I were just looking for a nice night out and Vickers exceed out expectations with great food, a nice “show” with meals cooked at the table and wonderful customer service. Can’t wait to go back again!

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4.0Dined on December 2, 2017

My wife and I greatly enjoyed dining at Vickers last Saturday to celebrate our 58th wedding anniversary. We will look forward to returning at an early date,

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5.0Dined on December 2, 2017

This is a great restaurant that is so close by!! Will definitely be back!!

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5.0Dined on November 23, 2017

Everything about our dining experience was exceptional. From the moment we walked in the door the atmosphere was very welcoming. Our server Paul went out of his way to make sure we were enjoying our meal. Will definitely be returning.

Gerrie Greenleaf

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5.0Dined on November 23, 2017

Everything was perfect from the food to the cocktails to the service.

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5.0Dined on November 18, 2017

Dinner with friends. Veal was a bit tough but tasty

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4.0Dined on November 18, 2017

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.

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4.0Dined on November 11, 2017

This is easily favorite restaurant. The food and atmosphere are special and welcoming. Service is normally superb. This time, our waiter seemed distracted. Overall, it was still a lovely date.

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3.0Dined on November 11, 2017

The ambiance is great if you are seated in the room to the left of the bar. The other areas of the restaurant are too bright.

My husband and I both ordered the rack of lamb. It was the worst we've ever had.

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