Teresa's Cafe & Next Door Bar

BA SCORE
98
world-class

122 Ratings
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

126 N Wayne Ave
Wayne, Pennsylvania, 19087-3315
United States

(610) 293-0119 | map
teresas-cafe.com

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Added by NolanGTI on 07-18-2007

PLACE STATS
Score:
98
Ratings:
122
Reviews:
81
Avg:
4.46
pDev:
6.73%
 
 
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Ratings: 122 |  Reviews: 81
Photo of LehighAce06
4.59/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

Photo of rydev24
4.36/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of ccapurso
4.73/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Blaze5445
4.93/5  rDev +10.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of grimey68
4.79/5  rDev +7.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

One of the best comprehensive bottle lists of any bar that I've been to. Pricing is structured oddly on some bottles, but you can easily find some of the best beers in the world here. If you hit it at the right time, they occasionally get some Russian River beers on tap, and price the drafts reasonably.

Bottles range from Cantillon to Russian River Supplication to Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Bourbon Barrel Aged - expect to pay though.

This place is a must visit if you're in the greater Philadelphia region.

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Photo of Meathead27
4.65/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Seriously doesn't get much better than this place for solid upscale pub food, a phenomenal selection of craft American and imported (lots of Belgians) beers in a laid back atmosphere. My hometown pub, I'm lucky.

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Photo of Sarge3130
4.45/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Lurkerson
4.58/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of bonkers
4.48/5  rDev +0.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of dwoolley1
4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of kwm5067
4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of Psupunk
5/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of JackNip
4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of johnrph
5/5  rDev +12.1%

Incredible selection

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Photo of BeerDrinkingRhino
4.96/5  rDev +11.2%

Photo of OleDixie
5/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of GreenMind
4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of amano_h
4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

People keep making the correlation between this place and Monk's in Philly for a good reason; the food, the beer, the atmosphere, and the beer-savvy servers here would make you swear that this place is an offshoot of Tom Peters' fabled joint.

The one thing I do enjoy immensely about Teresa's is their geographical location and their (lack) of people; whereas Monk's is still my favorite bar on this side of the coast, it's very hard for me to have a relaxed evening where I can kick back and enjoy my beer with some Belgian-inspired finger food and pub fare, because well... everytime I end up going to Monk's it's always a freaking zoo inside -- good luck getting a seat at the bar unless you want to eerily stalk or creep behind one of the tenants until they get uncomfortable enough to move out of their seat.

That being said, the beer choice at Teresa's is almost as phenomenal as Monk's with about half the demand that Monk's gets; Bottles of Cantillon disappear within hours of hitting Monks, whereas I was able to enjoy a nice 75cl bottle of Iris here, followed by a 37.5cl bottle of 100% Lambic Classic Gueuze; the Russian River sours seem to be almost always be in ample supply here, and their rotating tap of harder to find Belgians is almost par with Tom Peters' eclectic weekly offerings.

The food here is absolutely amazing; I love that they have a charcuterie/cheeses option, as well as some dishes harder to come across (my friend tried his first escargot here) -- I would love to come back here to try the Dry-aged Wagyu in lieu of the Duck Confit Salad I had, and maybe try my hand at some of their other hearty entrees.

I'll have to give Teresa's Cafe a try as well since you can reportedly get the same drinks on either side of the establishment.

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Photo of djrn2
4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of Afroman
4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of Shandycan
4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of drtth
4.51/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

This is one of "the" places to visit on the main line.

The selection of beers is always excellent and they often have things on offer not found elsewhere.

Its generally a pleasant place but can get quite crowded, especially when there's something special on offer.

The variety and quality of the food is excellent.

On the whole, a destination.

It also has the nice feature of being within a very short walk from the Wayne train station, which means its possible to get here for a special lunch without having to drive.

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Photo of DrBier
4/5  rDev -10.3%

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5/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of Wml5009
4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Teresa's Cafe & Next Door Bar in Wayne, PA
4.46 out of 5 based on 122 ratings.
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