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Amani's BYOB

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105 E Lancaster Ave, Downingtown, PA 19335-2917 (Lancaster Avenue and Wallace Avenue)
+1 484-237-8256
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
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Sun 11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Mon 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
Sat 11:30 - 14:00
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Out of the 4 dinners, mine was disappointing. 2 other family members had the special black bass-which was excellent, another the NY which was tasty (but they did not love the topping), another had the seafood pasta which was very good. I had the lump crab cakes which I did not think had a great flavor, lump but not jumbo... More 

Thank luvdesserts
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Great little spot in town. Nice atmosphere great service. Unique menu items. Everything delicious and so greasy intimate dining experience

Thank Mary Beth P
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

John and Janine have a wonderful place. Food is fabulous and creative. I rank it right up there with La Manson and Burchrunville and Vikers.

Thank jwcooleyassoc
Level Contributor
32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We were there for a business lunch with a colleague. I ordered the chicken breast sandwich. They served me the rubber chicken. My boss ordered an iced tea, and had to ask for it again when the meal was served. Our waiter offered to return my sandwich to the kitchen, but as we had to return to work, I declined.... More 

Thank stillwaters13
Glenmoore, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I waited to write a review until having been four times to dinner at Amani's BYOB to see if the excellent experience we had there was a fluke or not. It was not. The food there is just impeccable and perfect in every way - beautifully plated, fresh ingredients well prepared with a depth of flavor that highlights each item.... More 

Thank Michele W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Our couples group was to meet, but we were the only ones at Amani. The staff was attentive and sympathetic. they removed 2 tables and were patient with us since we were reluctant to order. 30 minutes late, one couple arrived and and one table was efficiently replaced by our server. WE had already ordered, but the Amani kitchen slowed... More 

Thank Grandmaj6
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Menu is always Changing with the season, amazing Chef & Staff. Small Restaurant but you still have room, not piled on top of each other to squeeze another table in. We have gone for Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner... All are hits

Thank Brian M
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The restaurant has received very good reviews so 3 of us went for lunch today.The ambiance is pleasant and the menu is good, however the crab cake was disappointing and the brioche lacked the appearance of one and was just ok. The truffle fries were tasty though not hot, and another person's flatbread was good but not great and not... More 

Thank jilleastfallowfield
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Our daughter and son-in-law treated us to an evening at Amani's. They have been there several times and really wanted us to experience it. There were many items on the menu that looked good and then our waiter described the specials which made our choices even harder. We started with the house special of selected oysters which was enjoyed by... More 

Thank Martin0228
1 review
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Just returned from a trip out West where we dinned @ all the top restaurants and non even came close to Amani's! I can't say enough about Amani's incredibly fabulous menu! The multi layer of flavors prepared in each dish keeps you wanting more. This restaurant is a hidden gem...

Thank BarbB53

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 E Lancaster Ave, Downingtown, PA 19335-2917
    (Lancaster Avenue and Wallace Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Downingtown
  • Phone Number: +1 484-237-8256

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?