Restaurants near Our B&B in the Brandywine Valley

Below are some of our favorite restaurants (in no particular order) and driving times from Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast.
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AZIE’S: Media. Inspired by Japanese cuisine, an exquisite blend of flavors from cultures around the world…Japan, Thailand, France, Italy. Owner is former chef at Morimoto. Excellent food, lovely upscale atmosphere, casual dress. Great wine list with attentive and knowledgeable wait staff. On Sundays offer $10 off all wines. Ten minutes.

TERRAIN (Previously called STYERS GARDEN CAFE): Open Wednesday through Saturday. This restaurant celebrates the cycle of the season and beauty and bounty of the land. They take pride in crafting menus using hand selected local produce, meats and dairy products from farmers they know and trust. Smart casual Dress. BYOB. Really quaint surroundings. It is a small restaurant and they do private parties so can be difficult to get into. Glen Mills. 5 minutes.

IL GRANAIO:   authentic Italian restaurant with farm fresh local ingredients, home-made pastas and deserts as well as a variety of daily specials.  Professional but relaxed service.  One of our favorites.  Glen Mills, 10 minutes.  Prices range from $15-24 for entrees.

Byrsa Bistro – Western Mediterranean Cuisine.  Recently voted Best Mediterranean  Restaurant in Southeast Pennsylvania.  Wonderful food and atmosphere.  Open Thursday – Sunday 4:30 – 9 PM.  In summer Wednesday – Sunday.   Offers 3 course dinner experience for $45.00 Friday and Saturday.  Perfect for vegetarian, gluten free, and vegan diets.  Bring your own wine.  3 miles from Hamanassett.  One of our favorites.  

Chadds Ford Tavern – Baltimore Pike, 5 miles south of Hamanassett.  Colonial atmosphere in a recently renovated 215 year old building which was a favorite of the Wyeths.  Happy hour seven nights a week, two bars, a raw bar, live entertainment and patio dining.  Voted Best of the Best in 2019 by County Lines magazine.  A favorite of ours.  

Located in a 215 year old building, The Chadds Fort Tavern is a great restaurant.

Chadds Ford Tavern

Brandywine Prime:  Located in the heart of the Brandywine Valley.  The cuisine is strictly twenty-first century with an emphasis on seasonal & locally grown ingredients including in-house dry aged, local beef. Modern finishes to an historic building create an inviting, hip atmosphere that welcomes all-from tourists to business travelers to local families. Dining Style: Casual Dining  Cuisine: Steakhouse, American.  6 miles, 10 minutes.

Ariano’s:  Traditional Rustica style Pizza and an assortment of Italian dishes including mussels in garlic sauce and fried artichoke hearts.  They have a liquor license and offer beer, wine, and spirits.  My favorite dish is their tomato risotto.  Live music Monday nights.  Outdoor dog friendly dining.

Shere-E-Punjab: Indian; lots of vegetarian dishes.  We have had guests from India who have pronounced this restaurant to be excellent.  Outside dog friendly dining.   Media 10 minutes away.

Area Dog Friendly Restaurants outside seating only when weather permits.

MEDIA:  Fellini’s,  Margaret Kuo’s, Seven Stones Cafe, Iron Hill Brewery, Lotus Farm to Table

CHADDS FORD:  The Gables

WEST CHESTER:  Four Dogs Tavern


If you are heading to Lancaster County to visit Amish Country, don’t forget our friends in East Earl.  Shady Maple Farm Market occupies over 110,000 square feet and includes a furniture store and gift shop.  A destination in its own right!  Closed Sundays.

Shady Maple Farm Market
1324 Main Street, East Earl, PA 17519
(717) 354-4981

Shady Maple Smorgasbord
129 Toddy Drive, East Earl, PA 17519
(717) 354-8222