Satisfy your cravings
Wayne is becoming a major restaurant hub. Check out the Philadelphia Business Journal’s photo gallery of the hot restaurants in the Main Line Village by restaurant business guru Peter Van Allen.
New to Wayne…
A Modern American Brasserie Autograph Brasserie, 503 W Lancaster Ave, Wayne, PA, (610) 964-2588, in Eagle Village Shops
Whiskey Joint Goat’s Beard, 103 N Wayne Ave, Wayne, PA
Others to Try
Cornerstone Cheese & Charcuterie, 1 West Ave, Wayne, PA, (610) 688-1888
In the Wayne Hotel
Paramour, 139 E. Lancaster Ave., Wayne, PA 19087, (610) 977-0600, ParamourWayne.com
Great Happy Hour food Spanish Mexican Tapas bar and Tequila Bar
Matador, 110 N. Wayne Ave., Wayne, PA 19087, (610) 688-6282, matadorrestaurante.com/
Use of local ingredients (it also has a great bar)
White Dog Cafe, 200 West Lancaster Ave., Wayne, PA 19087, (610) 225-3700 www.whitedog.com
Gourmet take away food
Carlino’s, Carlinosmarket.com, 2616 E. County Line Road, Ardmore, PA (610) 649-4046, or 128 West Market Street, West Chester, PA, (610) 696-3788
Fine Asian take away
Foo To Go, Lancaster County Farmers Market, 389 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne, PA 19087, 610-688-8694, Great crab cakes!
Italian Specialty Foods Shop
Tredici, http://www.trediciitalianmarket.com/, 185 E. Lancaster Ave., Wayne, PA 19087, 610-254-0323
Fabulous cakes or appetizers for a special occasion
Aux Petite Delices, Wayne, PA, The baker used to be the pastry chef at Le Bec Fin in Philadelphia.
Little Sicily, 26 Crooked Lane, King of Prussia, PA, 19406, (610) 279-3702
Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza, 321 E. Lancaster Ave., Wayne, PA 19087, (484) 580-8022
Our favorite Italian food
Fellini’s Cafe Trattoria, 3541 W Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA 19073, (610) 353-6131
Family dining and a fun bar to boot
Christopher´s, 108 N Wayne Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087, (610) 687-6558
Fresh sushi and sashimi bar
Margaret Kuo´s, upstairs, 175 E Lancaster Ave., Wayne, PA 19087, (610) 688-7200
“NY bar” ambiance
Teresa´s Next Door, 126 N Wayne Ave., Wayne, PA 19087, (610) 293-0119, taste lots of wines and beers with interesting food.
Martinis for connoisseurs
Nectar, 1091 Lancaster Avenue, Berwyn, PA 19312, (610) 725-9000
Deli the way only Philly can do it
Hymie’s, 3442 Montgomery Ave Merion, PA (610) 668-DELI
Michaels, 130 Town Center Rd., King of Prussia, PA 19406, (610) 265-3265
Mexican in an outdoor setting that feels like Mexico (or by a fire in winter)
Coyote Crossing, 800 Spring Mill Ave., Conshohocken, PA 19428 (610) 825-3000
Or for quick take-out, Chipotle, 309 E. Lancaster Ave., Radnor, PA
Gryphon Café, 105 W Lancaster Ave., Wayne, PA 19087, (610) 688-1988
Nudy´s, 292 E Conestoga Rd., Wayne, PA 19087, (610) 687-1345 (near Whole Foods)
Panera, 319 E Lancaster Ave., Wayne, PA, 19087, (610) 688-2105
Lancaster County Farmers Market, 389 W Lancaster Ave., Wayne, PA 19087, (610) 688-9856. Excellent cheeses, fish, meats, produce and take out.
Lots of good cheeses
S. Clyde Weavers at the Lancaster County Farmers Market 389 W Lancaster Ave., Wayne, PA 19087
Whole Foods, 821 Lancaster Ave Wayne, PA 19087
Most variety of produce at the best prices
Gentile´s Fruit Market , Rt 252 & Mary Jane Lane, Newtown Square, PA (610) 356-9755
Interesting food and outdoor dining
The Silver Spoon, Eagle Village Shops, 503 W. Lancaster Ave, Wayne, PA 19087, (610) 688-7646
Pastries, take-out dinners, lunch-time soups and salads to die for
Elegance Cafe, 131 North Wayne Ave., Wayne, PA 19087, (610) 687-5454
Coffee house ambiance and healthy lunches
Gryphon Café, 105 W Lancaster Ave, Wayne, PA 19087, (610) 688-1988
Reasonably-priced and tasty Italian take-out with a beautiful smile from Paula
Bravo’s,128 N Wayne Ave.,Wayne,PA,(610) 688-6898
Entertaining Main Line Locations
Milk Boy Café at two locations, 2 E Lancaster Ave, Ardmore, PA, 610) 645-5269
and next to the Bryn Mawr Film Institute, 824 W Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr or try
Steel City Coffee House, 203 Bridge Street Phoenixville, PA, (610) 933-4043
The Music Workshop, Performance Annex, 6 Main Ave., and Lancaster Ave., Berwyn, PA, 19312, (610) 240-4848,
For Live Music in a beautiful setting
Longwood Gardens- Summer Performances, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348
First Fridays on the Main Line
Located in the towns of Ardmore, Haverford, Bryn Mawr, there are different venues the first Friday of the month . Check event schedule at
Great evening outdoors, take a picnic to the
Sunday Concert Under the Stars Series at the Upper Merion Township Building Parks & Recreation Department, (610) 265-1071 –kids, too!
Bryn Mawr Film Institute, 824 West Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010, (610) 527-9898
Ritz5, 214 Walnut St, Philadelphia, (215) 925-7900 or
RitzEast, 125 S 2nd St., Philadelphia, PA, (215) 925-2501
Plays for all ages that are far from “suburban” in caliber
People’s Light & Theatre, 39 Conestoga Road Malvern, PA 19355, (610) 647-1900
Hedgerow Theatre, 64 Rose Valley Road, Media, PA 19063, (610)-565-4211
Pets Need Fun Too
Braxton´s Pet Foods in Strafford has the largest selection of pet items around and even allows pets to visit.
WagsworthMANOR, 27 Spring Mill Drive, Malvern, PA 19355, (610) 251-9247, www.wagsworthmanor.com
Harford Park off Biddulph Road in Wayne is great for doggie “play dates”
Suburban Philadelphia Shopping
King of Prussia Mall www.kingofprussia.com , 160 N Gulph Rd, King of Prussia, PA 19406, (610) 265-5727, especially Nordstrom’s
Local Relaxed Shopping Louella, 227 E. Lancaster Ave., Wayne, PA , (610) 293-9800
Unique and stylish clothing Bedazzled Boutique bedazzledboutique.com, The Shoppes at Springton Pointe, 218 S. Newtown Street Road, Newtown Square, PA , (610) 359-1707
For quaint shopping
Eagle Village Shops, 503 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne, PA 19087
Especially Ellie and Vivi G. Shoes – grab a coffee and some chocolates at Valley Forge Flowers or sit outside for lunch at Silver Spoon Cafe
Haverford Station, 379-385 Lancaster Avenue, Haverford, PA 19041, try Cameo for swim suits or the specialty shop that caters to petite women, La Petite Femme.
Suburban Square, 6 Coulter Ave, Ardmore, PA 19003, (610) 896-7560 they have an Apple store or try Denim Habit for a hip, fresh place to shop.
Far and away the best flowers
Robertson’s of Bryn Mawr, 859 W.Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, PA 19010, (800) 242-6002
Valley Forge Flowers, 503 W.Lancaster Ave., Strafford, PA 19087, (610) 687-5566
Trader Joe’s has long lasting inexpensive cut flowers, 171 E Swedesford Road, Gateway Shoppping Center, Wayne, PA 19087, (610) 225-0925 or 112 Coulter Ave., Ardmore, PA (610-658-0645
Lots of antiques and collectibles at prices that cannot be beat anywhere
Surrey Services Consignment Shop, 28 Bridge Street , Berwyn (across from the Berwyn Fire Company)
Everyone Needs Pampering
For your nails
Blooming Nails, 156 E.Lancaster Ave, Wayne, PA 19087, (610)-254-2400
AME, 111 Waynewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087,(610) 995-2631
Adolph Bieker, 508 Lancaster Ave., Strafford, PA 19087,(610) 687-4750
Antoinette Day Spa & Salon, 85 Darby Road Paoli, PA 19301, (610) 647-6618
Entertain the Younger Set
Strafford Park & T/E Library, 582 Upper Gulph Road, Strafford-Wayne, PA 19087, (610) 688-7092. The playground is located behind the library. Be sure to bring sand toys the swings and gym equipment are located in a sand pit.
Clem Macrone Park, Conestoga Rd.,Rosemont, PA 19010
Planning a birthday party
Bouncetown, 550 Foundry Road, East Norriton, PA 19403, (610) 539-7529, offers a private room with inflatables and a party room.
Dave & Buster’s, 500 West Germantown Pike, Suite 2195, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462, (610) 832-9200
For boy’s parties (or girls that like sports)
Grand Slam, 11 E Lancaster Ave., Malvern, PA,(610) 647-6622
Malvern Prep Swim School, 418 S Warren Avenue, Malvern, PA 19355, (484) 595-1146 or
Upper Main Line YMCA, 1416 Berwyn-Paoli Road, Berwyn, PA, 19312, (610) 249-9622
Looking for soccer leagues and classes
Radnor Youth Sports Organization,www.Radnorsports.com, Information for the local sports leagues
YSC Sports, 224 County Line Road, Wayne, PA 19087, (484) 995-5703. (They have adult leagues if you are interested.)
Gingerbread Kids Activity Bakery Café, 131 E. Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335, (610) 269-BAKE. Kids can bake their own cookies. They also offer birthday parties.
Color Me Mine, 109 W.Lancaster Ave., Wayne, PA 19087, (610-687-9777
Wayne Arts Center starting at age 2.
413 Maplewood Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087, (610) 688-3553
Looking for child care?
Cabrini College´s Job Squad, (610) 902-8560.
A list of students interested in baby sitting, yard work, etc.
Area amusement parks
45 Minutes from the Main Line
Knoebels Amusement Resort
2.5 hours from the Main Line
45 minutes from the Main Line
Dorney Park & Wild Water Kingdom
1 hour from the Main Line
Brandywine Picnic Park
30 Minutes from the Main Line
Six Flags Great Adventure & Wild Safari
Jackson Township, New Jersey
1.5 hours from the Main Line
Clementon Park & Splash World
1 hour from the Main Line
1.5 hours from the Main Line
Egg Harbor, NJ
1 hour from the Main Line
Biking, walking, rollerblading or running
Chanticleer Gardens is a world-class garden,$5 for Radnor Library members and $10 for everyone else. Fabulous meandering trails, ponds, and streams for young and old alike. On Church Road, off Conestoga Road, in Wayne.
Wayne Bike Path a rails-to-trails path for pedestrians, bikes, kids and dogs, running from Radnor, Chester Road to Sugartown Road in Wayne
Valley Forge Historic National Park a 3,500 acre park with 26 miles of hiking and biking trails, 1400 Outer Line Drive, King of Prussia, PA (610) -783-1099
The Willows a frequent venue for wedding receptions has a 47 acre park for fishing, hiking and having a picnic, 490 Darby Paoli Road, Wayne, PA (610) -964-9288
The Schuylkill River Trail runs from Center City to Valley Forge National Park. If those 20 miles aren’t enough, it connects to the Perkiomen Trail for another 19 miles.
McKaig Nature Area off King of Prussia Road (or Croton Road) is great for a quick walk in the woods – kids and dogs love it!
Ridely Creek State Park over 2,600 acres of woodlands for great hiking and a 5-mile flat multi-purpose trail–great for kids. 351 Gradyville Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073
Or you can drive a bit to the Lehigh Valley Gorge Trail, a spectacular riverside rails-to-trail that runs through Jim Thorpe, PA
Check out REI in Conshohocken for great outdoor activities