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Sola byob

€€€€French, American,
614 W Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-3806
+1 610-526-0123
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good11%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible15%
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CUISINES
French, American, Contemporary
PRICE
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LOCATION
614 W Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-3806
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1 - 10 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 13 October 2017

Outstanding food in an intimate setting. Great staff and chef! We are never disappointed. The furniture, décor, and bathrooms are older and are but are very clean and have a European flare. The food is the star.

1  Thank greatorthodontist
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The owner and the chef have added special nights during the week, such as a special fish night, when each course is based on fish. I went with my husband and brother-in-law, and each course was inventive and melted in our mouths! Each of us...More

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 6 October 2017

You wouldn't guess, driving through the neighborhood, that it included an upscale restaurant with an ambitious menu. We were with a couple of undergraduates and so did not bring wine, which felt comfortable, although the walls are decorated with empty bottles of expensive wine that...More

Thank JonRBoston
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Food is good and presented as a fine dining setting. The furniture for one needs to be upgraded to be called a fine restaurant. We opted for a la carte with 4 appetizers (small/tiny). Salmon Tartare is OK, fresh but has that 'mayo & onion'...More

Thank MeadowsValleyForge
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is lovely! Elegant though not stuffy. Fine china and wine glasses, silverware is a great starting touch. Also, they will decant your wine for you. Beet salad was good but the blue cheese and candied nuts weren't evident. Mushroom tart is a tasty...More

Thank CarolLippa
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Sola is our favorite BYOB; it provides an incredible dining experience with Scott Morozin as its Executive Chef and proprietor Brian at its helm. The menu is limited but each course is outstanding in taste and presentation. Among our favorites are the mussels and beet...More

1  Thank Frank B
Reviewed 24 June 2017

I will never go back. My party arrived at 7:00 and we didn’t get served any substantial food until 8:15. The portions were extremely small (microscopic, actually). They made a big show about serving us, but the food and experience did not live up to...More

1  Thank deanamiller2017
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We have been to Sola a number of times and always enjoy the food and warm attention provided by the Owner and Staff. Sola is one of a limited number of restaurants on the Main Line where you can bring your own wine. The food...More

Thank FayeDiGi
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

limited selection food ok but hyped t a fare thee well. not all food fresh, much previously frozen, texture a giveaway .

Thank guesatempire
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The interior and furnishings are very plain, and the lights flicker from the 100 year old building, you assume. But the menu is good, with a dozen items you might really like. I got a mushroom soup that had some flavor, but the 3 ounces...More

Thank CLF422
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
French, American, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 614 W Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-3806
    (Penn)
  • Public Transportation: Bryn Mawr R5 stop is about 1/4 mile away from the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bryn Mawr
  • Phone Number: +1 610-526-0123
  • E-mail
Description
At Sola, our mission is to be regarded as an outstanding fine dining destination & a valued treasure of the Main Line & greater community. We strive to serve contemporary cuisine in an intimate & pleasing room with the proper level of service (not too much, not too little). We want our guests to enjoy the window of time that they spend with us, savoring their food & wine & enjoying the company of their friends & family. Our intent is to always remain a BYOB, knowing how important that is to many of our guests. Sola will provide a dynamic menu, driven by what is available fresh for the season. The expectation is that everyone will find a number of choices that appeal to their palate. Our wish is that most of our guests will become regulars & will view us a spot they can enthusiastically recommend to their friends & can rely on when hosting visitors.
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