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The 9 Best American Restaurants Near Ambler

Updated: June 28, 2022

Looking for Ambler’s best buffalo wings or spiciest chili? These are the American spots doing it best. We researched top sites and incorporated millions of critic and user reviews to find the best American restaurants. So if you have decided on some deep dish pizza or BBQ as your next meal try one of the Ambler eateries below.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Dettera Wine Restaurant & Bar

American, $$, AmblerAmerican, $$Ambler
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

The Lucky Well

American, $$, AmblerAmerican, $$Ambler
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • Eater, 2022

    Where to Get Smoky, Juicy, and Delicious Barbecue in Philly

    Eater, 2022

Gypsy Blu

American, $$, AmblerAmerican, $$Ambler
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

KC's Alley

American, $$, AmblerAmerican, $$Ambler
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Philly's Phamous Steaks & Hoagies

American, $, AmblerAmerican, $Ambler
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Pudge's Steaks & Hoagies

American, $, Blue BellAmerican, $Blue Bell
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

The Phils Tavern

American, $$, Blue BellAmerican, $$Blue Bell
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

Blue Bell Inn

American, $$$, Blue BellAmerican, $$$Blue Bell
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

MaGerk's Pub & Grill

American, $$, Fort WashingtonAmerican, $$Fort Washington
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

How did these spots get chosen?

Figuring out the best American restaurants can take awhile. We analyzed 770 lists and articles from top sources like Eater, 16402 Ambler restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Eater - Where to Get Smoky, Juicy, and Delicious Barbecue in Philly. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Recurring questions

Dettera Wine Restaurant & Bar and Spring House Tavern are the highest-rated American restaurants for a date night in Ambler.

Dettera Wine Restaurant & Bar, Spring House Tavern, and Gypsy Blu are the highest-rated upscale restaurants for American cuisine in Ambler.

Pie and Plate Cafe, Old School Burgers Ambler, and Dettera Wine Restaurant & Bar are the highest-rated American restaurants that serve breakfast in Ambler.

Pie and Plate Cafe, Dettera Wine Restaurant & Bar, and Fireside Bar & Grille are the highest-rated American restaurants for dessert in Ambler.

Pie and Plate Cafe, Old School Burgers Ambler, and Dettera Wine Restaurant & Bar are some of the highest-rated late-night American spots in Ambler.

Drink pairing tips

  • Enjoy fried chicken with Kentucky 75

    To elevate your fried chicken experience, we recommend some Kentucky 75 to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this cocktail cuts the fat of the fried skin.

  • The best drink pairing for heavy meat dish

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for heavy meat dish can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some cocktail, particularly a glass of Vieux Carre. This, oaked, cocktail balances the fatty heavy meat dish.

  • Zinfandel and barbecue


    It might be difficult to acquire Zinfandel as it comes from California, but it goes really well with barbecue and its barbecue flavors.

Did you know?

  • The traditional pecan pie

    Have you ever had a tasty pecan pie? Well it’s an absolute classic in The United States!

  • An iconic duo: Spanish granache & mac and cheese

    If you’re gonna be eating mac and cheese, then we’d advise washing it down with a nice Spanish granache.

  • Worth every penny?

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $5,000 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, hamburger?

Parking info

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Ambler. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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