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Black Lab Bistro

248 Bridge St, Phoenixville, PA 19460-3450
+1 610-935-5988
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“cinnamon bun” (6 reviews)
“crab cakes” (14 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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248 Bridge St, Phoenixville, PA 19460-3450
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you do not like this place, please stop eating out as I have no idea what could make you happy! The food was awesome, the service was friendly and attentive and the atmosphere was cool... The only reason I "only" gave this restaurant an...More

Thank Sean D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time here. Didn't realize they were BYOB. Anyway, they some interesting specials on the menu which we tried the lettuce wraps. They were crispy and I like that different texture. My husband chose the snapper special and that was very tasty....More

Thank Norma G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was very good, although we forgot about BYOB. Crab cakes were excellent as well as the salmon. Steak special was nothing all that special. Unfortunately I use the "hair" test, not a hair in the food but if clothes and hair smell after being...More

Thank mimquill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had dinner here and it was great. I love the atmosphere, the staff was very nice and the food was good.

Thank InspireFire
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We come here for dinner during the weeknights sometimes. They have a nice pre fix menu for $25 with app, entree and dessert with about 3 choices for each. The dinner prices with out are 18-30$ range. All the food is good. The fettuccine alfredo...More

Thank Tara E
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a date-night favorite of ours! The crab cakes are amazing...and I am very picky about my crab cakes. Salads are wonderful too. Black Lab Bistro has a terrific menu, great ambiance, and great service.

Thank LoriKHenry
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Don't think of going if the weather is hot. Fans do little to cool the place on warm and humid nights. Food is good, just not on a warm crowded evening. I had to leave before dinner was over. Lesson learned.

Thank baxtersdad_9
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We had dinner with friends. For starters we had the Lobster Bisque. My wife and I both ordered the Halibut. They only had one left and I deferred to my wife. The substitute offered for the Halibut was a Mahi-Mahi. I was not disappointed. Both...More

Thank GerryBaron06
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Prices are great for the delicious food. Good service too! We shared the mac n cheese which is awesome but heavy so you make sure you share. Short ribs for dinner was delicious as well but we're slices of beef vs the large short rib...More

Thank Faith1103
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

My son and daughter-in-law brought me here for Mother's Day Brunch. There were preset meal options up until 3. It was a nice variety of options, however I think it was a bit pricey. We sat outside because the weather was perfect, so I didn't...More

Thank Annette O
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Norma G
10 August 2017|
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Response from Ellen G | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Great place!
16 May 2015|
Response from Stephanie A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, every time I have been to Back Bay, there have been children with adults. Often, it seems that they are regulars. I suspect if you call ahead, you could snag a corner table for a bit more space and distance from other... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 Bridge St, Phoenixville, PA 19460-3450
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Phoenixville
  • Phone Number: +1 610-935-5988
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