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Roller's Restaurant

8142 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-3423
+1 215-242-1771
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible18%
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8142 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-3423
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Roller's is a one-man operation and an institution in Chestnut Hill. Be aware they only take cash/checks). It's been around apparently for 20 some years. Mr Rollers runs it himself and creates all the dishes. He has a chef doing the cooking and he is...More

Thank anthony g
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

There were four tables including ours the entire 3.5 hours our party of six was there for dinner. The menu is costly ($25 per person is a reasonable minimum price at this place) and I found the food to be only okay. I would have...More

Thank LauraLazewski
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I should have known we were in trouble when we were seated at a table where a family had just gotten up without ordering and walked out. The owner/chef/waiter was so rude that we ended up doing the same thing. We had a lovely meal...More

3  Thank travelinghomebody09
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I had a delicious dinner with my sister and her husband at Rollers Restaurant in Chestnut Hill, one of my favorite spots in Chestnut Hill. The menu had so many wonderful dishes that it was hard for us to decide what to choose. I had...More

2  Thank karenamullin
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I meet a dear friend at Roller's. It has been there for 35 years. She is from the neighborhood and suggested it. I had the local tomato salad, sauteed soft shell crabs (2) with wine butter sauce and she had the lobster salad ( a...More

1  Thank Robert M G
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Paul Roller has created a number of outstanding dishes; others are good. You might have him as your server. Obviously knowledgeable, sometimes a little arrogant.

1  Thank Charles H
Reviewed 9 December 2015

This is a long time Chestnut Hill favorite. Their soft shell crabs are the best I've ever had though I would like the portions to be larger. The service is not great- servers are often cranky and not going beyond the minimum. They do not...More

Thank Seascape999
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Our favorite breakfast spot. Fresh ingredients, cooked perfectly. Get there early on the weekend. Their frittatas are delicious too!

Thank alworkman99
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

We live nearby and frankly, pass by this restaurant every day, but haven't been in it in years for dinner. We decided to go because we were looking for seafood. I am so glad we did!! I ordered the lobster special. It was great, so...More

1  Thank rrlawgirl
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We were in town for the Harry Potter Festival so it was jam-packed everywhere! We popped into Roller's not sure what to expect and I am glad we did. The food was incredible! Service was good and the food is decently priced. I would definitely...More

1  Thank Michelle P
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8142 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-3423
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Chestnut Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Chestnut Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 215-242-1771
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