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“busy place, good food”

Victory Brewing Company
Ranked #4 of 77 Restaurants in Downingtown
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Food was good, service was good, wait was long. We came with a group, so we didn't expect to get seated quickly, but we watched as tables opened up that could have been used for us get used for smaller groups. The response was "we have a system". Unfortunately, the "system" doesn't include accurate estimates, as our wait was nearly double what we were told (i.e. 40-45 min in the middle of a Saturday afternoon turned into about an hour and 15 min).

thankfully, the service was quick once the order was placed. Our server was attentive and friendly. The food was good. Nothing jumped out as "wow, you just have to try this" but nothing was sub-par either.

I'm not a beer drinker, so can't comment on the beers, but people in my group enjoyed it.

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Thank Christine K
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Victory B, Manager at Victory Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Hi Christine! Thanks for joining us for lunch over the weekend. We are currently going through some renovations, which I'm sure you noticed, and we are trying our best not to let the daily changes impact your experience as much as we possibly can. If you would be so kind to private message us so with your contact information so that we can chat a little bit further about your visit, we would greatly appreciate it - Constructive criticism is our middle name!

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

I called to see if we were able to make a reservation. I was told no reservations, but we could do call ahead service, which we did. The person I spoke with was Cayla Cannon, and she was so pleasant and helpful on the phone and was very accomodating.

Our beer and dinner were great, but what made the experience even more enjoyable was Kyle, (I think that was his name-he's a new manager) He stopped by our table to help us choose a flight of beers. He took his time explaining them to us so we were sure we got what we wanted.

Our experience could not have been better.

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Thank OCgirl2612
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Victory B, Manager at Victory Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Hey, OCgirl2612 - thanks so much for your rave review! We are so happy that you had a great time! Cheers!

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

This used to be one of my favorite places to come. We live an hour away just to come here but will not come back. They changed their menu and they do not have a lot of items we used to enjoy. The food they have now is mediocre. I had the salmon which was ok but cold. The bread changed on the sandwich and it wasn’t as good as before. Just disappointed. Our waiter was horrible.

Thank 615aim
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Victory_Brewing, Manager at Victory Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

We are so sorry to hear about your experience at our taproom. Here at Victory we strive for excellence and can assure you that this is out of the norm for us. Would you mind sending us a private message with your contact information so that we can discuss your time here a bit further?

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

We lived in Downingtown for 14 years before moving down south. We went to visit again over NYE and stopped at Victory for lunch on December 28. We were seated quickly but our server (tall skinny, young looking kid) took forever to actually come to our table and greet us and take our drink order (a solid 15 minutes). I was about to grab one of the other waiters and then he showed up. Took another 10-15 minutes for him to come back with our drinks and take our food order. I go the pretzels with their mustard which was fantastic and my husband got a cheesesteak. Both meals were great. The server never once checked on us to see how our food was, and we had to track him down to get a drink refill. Management seriously needs to focus more on service.

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Thank Erica S
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Victory_Brewing, Manager at Victory Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Hi, Erica! We are sorry to hear about your experience in our taproom. We strive to provide over the top service and want to assure you that it is out of the norm for us when we don't. Your feedback is very appreciated. If you're interested, I'd love for you to private message me your contact information so that we can further discuss. Cheers!

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

What a great place. Happy hour on Friday means most of the $6 pints are $3. Best value in Downingtown!

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Victory_Brewing, Manager at Victory Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Hiya!! We're so happy that you enjoyed your visit! Thanks for your rave review - cheers!

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