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7919 W Chester Pike, Upper Darby, PA 19082-1427
+1 610-449-1194
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08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

I habvebedn going in Cawley's four 30 plus years. Love the staff they treat you like family. Best prime rib sandwich I've ever haf

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Thank Eileen Light F
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2015

We go here often - LOVE their reubens! Have never had a dinner we didn't like! LOVE to celebrate St. Patrick's Day there. Love the sound of Irish accents and the friendly service! Home-y...nice place to visit with friends and unwind. Love this family-owned business, and go there often.

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Thank Nancy H
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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135 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

I guess one knows a place is good when the line is out the door. Well..it was St. Patrick's Day and this is an Irish Pub. But I stayed and the food was very good. I had a corned beef special and I must say it was the most tender corned beef I have eaten. There were 11 of us... More 

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Thank Linda0813
Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

My husband and I first stopped here because the wait at another local restaurant was too long. We're hooked -I thought it would be decent bar food at best-I soon found out it was much more. The first time I got a delicious chicken cheesesteak and fries, while my husband opted for a dinner special-Salmon Chesapeake which included a salad... More 

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Thank Elizabeth A
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

the food is actually above average but too many irish drunken immigrants that are hard to understand even when sober because of their brogue.still it is better than most local dives in the area.

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LAKEWOOD
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2014

It's a great spot, especially being on West Chester Pike. Often stop on the way in to or out of Upper Darby. I use the street parking around the corner. They run daily dinner specials of enough variety for all. I am fond of the Shepard's Pie and the Prime Rib Sandwich is especially tender and tasty. Commend it to... More 

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Thank JanetRL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2014

It's a nice place for brunch. Sometimes it's hard getting a parking spot. The food is very good. Never went in the late evenings. That's more for the younger age.

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Thank Nor E
Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
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183 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2012

Being very convenient down the street, we visit for the food, friendliness of the owners, Mr. & Mrs.Cawley. They greet patrons when it is their first or 50th trip to Cawley's with their Irish Brogue. Very clean, servers are excellent in manners; does not rush. The bar is separate from the dining area, not a huge dining area but very... More 

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Thank Lulu S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2012

The bartenders only give attentive service when Mr. Cawley is on site! Would go there more..... If the owner is there because then I know I will receive great service.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2007

Best best best resturant around. The cheesesteaks are to die for and the fries. The service is great, there is always a smile on the waitresses face.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Irish, Pub
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 20:00
Thursday
08:00 - 20:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7919 W Chester Pike, Upper Darby, PA 19082-1427
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Upper Darby
  • Phone Number: +1 610-449-1194

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