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Byrsa Bistro

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102 E State St, Kennett Square, PA 19348-3123 (Rd 82 or Union Ave)
+1 610-444-3277
17:00 - 21:00
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New Jersey, USA
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We have always enjoyed Ahmed's restaurant, Byrsa. This was our first visit new the new location. We were more than happy. The new dishes on the menu that we tried were great and the old favorites were better than ever. The new chefs use of spices and herbs was top notch. Ambiance was lovely, this was a wonderful setting in... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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129 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The Western Philadelphia suburbs are wonderful for taking rides down winding backroads and enjoying the open spaces and greenery. That was the enjoyable scenery we drove thru on our way out to Glen Mills a recent summer evening. After passing a winery, one comes upon a stream, old railway tracks and a charming old house set amidst beautifully landscaped greenery... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

It's worth the effort to find this out of the way place that isn't marked well yet (waiting for a sign permit). Hint, it's behind the Orvis shop (next to the historic Glen Mills train station) with ample parking behind Orvis. Very picturesque with outdoor dining on nice night. It's the food you come for. The chef does a great... More 

Thank JJRK_12
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Business group of five at dinner. Swift seating, excellent service. All found the appetizers through entrees and desserts to be well made and just right. We'll all be back soon

Thank 2millionandcounting
West Chester, PA
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Had dinner at the recently relocated Byrsa Bistro. The food is very good, but quite overpriced for Mediterranean food. The portions ate very small. Mt entree of stuffed calamari was one very small squid and spinach in tomato sauce. I would consider it an appetizer portion. We were quite provoked when the waiter told us that we had ordered the... More 

Thank Corgifanatic
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This restaurant recently moved to Glen Mills so now I have to travel farther for the delicious meals. Worth the trip!!

Thank Alpha1mom
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Very nice jewel in Kennett Square. The staff was super helpful and the decor and atmosphere were different and interesting. The food was excellent. Highly recommend this BYOB.

Thank kayakgirl75
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

We came for lunch one time and were impressed to return for dinner. Middle-east menu (?) Very pleasant wait staff, but dark interior and rather cramped spaces. We did enjoy what we ate though...

Thank surfmann14
Morristown, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

A small, comfortable, interior. Interesting menu thoroughly Mediterranean. We were served a complimentary vegetable amuse bouche. Our shared appetizer was the mushroom flat bread was very good but filling. We also ordered one of their Tapas which came with slices of flat bread and olives, good olives, not brine soaked. The Paella was excellent and the duck special equally good.... More 

Thank robert h
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Byrsa has excellent Mediterranean food. We had the paella and loved it. It had an abundance of seafood with subtle, delicious flavors. We had the sampler which was excellent, too. The one very slight downside is that it's just a little bit pricey; but it's not outrageous. And, it's BYOB!

Thank JMc92013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 45
Moroccan, Mediterranean, French
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 E State St, Kennett Square, PA 19348-3123
    (Rd 82 or Union Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Kennett Square
  • Phone Number: +1 610-444-3277
Reminiscent of a warm, intimate European bistro, Byrsa Bistro features authentic culinary delicacies of western Mediterranean nations like Morocco, Spain, France, Malta, Italy and Tunisia. We offer savory vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options along with a variety of menu selections for all palates and preferences. Specialties include: healthy and hearty appetizers like our Mediterranean Sampler, which is a menagerie of savory caponata, tasty stuffed grape leaves, velvety hummus and freshly baked pita; garden-fresh salads like our Sea Salt Beet Salad and Fresh Fig Salad; choice main courses such as Crispy Skin Duck Breast, fresh Branzino and moist Moroccan Chicken or Veggie Tagine; and divine home-made desserts like honeyed Baklava, decadent Chocolate Mousse and creamy Creme Brulee. We also offer imported Italian coffees and Moroccan Mint teas. BYOB.

Byrsa Bistro offers an exclusive chef’s tasting table inspired by the best ingredients sourced both locally and abroad. Whether you’re looking for a fun night out with friends or a quiet date for two, Byrsa Bistro is a unique dining experience.

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