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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Downingtown

Updated: June 28, 2022

Looking for the best American restaurants in Downingtown? These are our top choices for gumbo and fried chicken. We researched top sites and incorporated millions of critic and user reviews to find the best American restaurants. If glasses of bloody mary and plates of crawfish sound like a good time head to these fantastic options in Downingtown.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Coffee Cup Restaurant

American, $, DowningtownAmerican, $Downingtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Jad's Pizza

Pizza, $, DowningtownPizza, $Downingtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

The Social Downingtown

American, DowningtownAmericanDowningtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 3.5

Downingtown Diner

American, $, DowningtownAmerican, $Downingtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

The Original Spence Cafe

American, $$, West ChesterAmerican, $$West Chester
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Meatball U.

American, $$, West ChesterAmerican, $$West Chester
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Roots Cafe

American, $$, West ChesterAmerican, $$West Chester
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Stickman Brews

American, Chester SpringsAmericanChester Springs
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

The Whip Tavern

British, $$, CoatesvilleBritish, $$Coatesville
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Little Chef

American, $, CoatesvilleAmerican, $Coatesville
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Bloom Southern Kitchen

American, $$, Chester SpringsAmerican, $$Chester Springs
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Epicurean Garage

American, $$, Chester SpringsAmerican, $$Chester Springs
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

High Street Caffe

American, $$, West ChesterAmerican, $$West Chester
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Marshalton Inn

American, $$$, West ChesterAmerican, $$$West Chester
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Righteous Tap House

American, $$, West ChesterAmerican, $$West Chester
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

How did these spots get chosen?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best American restaurants in Downingtown. We analyzed 770 lists and articles from top sources like , 16402 Downingtown restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. Yes, we even looked at to pull this list together. 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. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Recurring questions

Green Street Grill, Amani's BYOB, and Coffee Cup Restaurant are some of the highest-rated late-night American spots in Downingtown.

Green Street Grill, Amani's BYOB, and Jad's Pizza are vegetarian-friendly American restaurants in Downingtown.

Amani's BYOB and Jad's Pizza are the highest-rated vegan-friendly American restaurants in Downingtown.

There are 17 American restaurants in Downingtown.

Green Street Grill, Amani's BYOB, and Coffee Cup Restaurant are the highest-rated American restaurants for a quick lunch in Downingtown.

Drink pairing tips

  • Kentucky 75 with your fried chicken

    When considering how to best enjoy your fried chicken, we would highlight how well a glass of Kentucky 75 complements the dish as it cuts the fat of the fried skin.


  • Vieux Carre and heavy meat dish


    A heavy meat dish can be tricky to find a cocktail pairing for. We would suggest trying Vieux Carre. It will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal thanks to its oaked.

  • The perfect complement to barbecue


    When having barbecue, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Zinfandel, a popular red wine.

Did you know?

  • July = American festival

    Take a trip to The United States during July and you’re in for a surprise. They put on the Picklesburgh Festivalaround July usually. food stands are a given.

  • A day about mac and cheese

    The love for mac and cheese is unlimited in The United States - that’s why they celebrate National Mac & Cheese Day every year.

  • The longest hot dog

    A little hot dog never hurt anybody! The size of the longest hot dog might surprise you, coming in at 668 feet 8 inches! How big of a kitchen do you need to make that?

Parking tips

Finding parking in Downingtown can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. 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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