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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Gourmet Shop
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“Talula's Table is a gourmet coffee shop with fresh-baked breakfast pastries, scones, quiche, and other yummy treats. For lunch, you can dine in or grab a sandwich or salad to go.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“We love this spot for live music and a beer. Definitely a local find that won't be on the tourist maps.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Great place to take your laptop or meet a friend for coffee and a breakfast sandwich.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Mexican fast food - eat in or take out. Authentic and yummy tacos, taco salads, and burritos. There's also a small selection of La Michoacana ice cream available for dessert! Located at the corner of Union (82) and Cypress Streets.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A unique, indoor/outdoor scene with a couple of bars, food trucks, live music, places for kids to run around, games for adults (hatch throwing, anyone?) Worth visiting. Check if it's open as the season/days/hours vary.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Brewery
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“"American chow, like burgers & small plates, are paired with 30 beers on tap at this rustic brewpub". Most of their beers are available for take-out.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Chinese, Thai & Japanese mains, plus sushi rolls, offered in a cozy space with easygoing ambiance. BYOB”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“BYOB New American cuisine with international overtones. Many of the fresh ingredients are locally sourced.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Various food vendors all under the same roof. Home to Paradocx Vinyard, Mary Pat's Provisions, Buddy's Burgers, State Street Pizza & Grill, Travelers Eats & Sweets, Rump Roasters and Kaboburritos. Highly recommend Mary Pat's Provisions for breakfast and/or lunch (I love the French Toast!).”
  • 2 locals recommend
Store
“Clean Slate Goods is a shop for goods with a mission - a mission to alleviate poverty, empower women, and restore dignity. Here you’ll find handbags, jewelry, journals, pillows, blankets, baskets, candles, soaps, kitchen wares, children’s toys, and more, all made with care and quality by artisans around the world, each one being given fair wages and dignified employment.”
  • 1 local recommends
Store
“A fresh approach to children and kids retail apparel, accessories, gifts, and novelties.”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Located on the corner of State & Unions (101 W. State Street). Fabulous/contemporary clothing, accessories and gift items. New deliveries weekly!”
  • 1 local recommends
Italian Restaurant
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“A favorite of locals with street-side patio seating available. Serving traditional Italian fare including pizza and pasta. Live music most Saturday nights.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Shoe Shop
“Main Line Today Magazine: Best Women's Shoe Selection 2018: Want your kicks to make a statement? You’ll find the right pair at this downtown Kennett gem—from colorful Wellies to loafers and boots to on-trend sandals and flats (think pom-poms). Best Boutique Instagram Account 2017: @ashleyaustinboutique: Guaranteed to make you smile, this colorful feed is filled with cute products from Kennett Square’s Ashley Austin, and dotted with inspirational—at times, quippy—quotes and fun photos. Best Boutique in Chester County 2014: Kennett Square a fashion destination? Well, thanks to Ashley Palandrani, it’s now a fact. Her boutique is comparable to a huge closet filled with enviable clothes and accessories from DVF, Ella Moss, Kendra Scott and more.”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“It's taken some time, but downtown Kennett has really come into its own in the past few years. ”
  • 2 locals recommend