Where to Eat


Market Street Grill – 6 W. Market St. West Chester, PA 19380 (http://themarketstreetgrill.com/)

Excellent breakfast/brunch selection, with creative weekly specials. If you order pancakes, only order one. Seriously. 

Penn’s Table – 100 W. Gay St. West Chester, PA 19380 (https://www.pennstablerestaurant.com/)

Inexpensive, tasty diner breakfast. 

Roots Cafe – 133 E. Gay St. West Chester, PA 19380 (https://www.rootscafewc.com/)

Organic, sustainable, farm-to-table restaurant. Also open for dinner, but reservations are strongly recommended for the evening hours.


Each of these options is within a 10-15-minute walk of Sykes Student Union (where CPTSC sessions will be held). 

Food Trucks (Varied) – Along Church Street, between Rosedale and Sharples

Our campus food trucks offer a variety of options, from Greek to pizza to Thai. These options vary from semester to semester: we’ll update as soon as we know which ones are on campus this fall!

High Street Caffe – 322 S. High St. West Chester, PA 19382 (https://www.highstreetcaffe.com/)

Creole-Cajun food with a twist – the Vudu Fries are a particular standout on the menu. 

Amore Pizza – 316 S. High St. West Chester, PA 19382 (https://www.amorepizza.net/)

Inexpensive, generously sized pizza slices and sandwiches. 

Dinner &/or Drinks

Avalon Restaurant


The Couch Tomato


Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant


Limoncello Restaurant

One of several excellent Italian restaurants within the borough’s downtown area. Insider tip: The lunch buffet is plenty, fresh, and delicious. https://limoncellorestaurant.com 


Side Bar 


Social Lounge


Split Rail Tavern


Taco Mar


Teca Restaurant & Wine Bar


The Mediterranean


Love Again Local


**Note: Not all Pennsylvania restaurants have alcohol licenses; if not, they’re generally BYOB, and you can purchase wine or beer from nearby bars to carry into the restaurants. Yes, we were confused by it at first, too.








Cookie Dope 

Yes, we have two edible cookie-dough restaurants in West Chester. 



142 W. Gay Street 

West Chester, PA, 19380

For your late-night milk and cookie needs.