When it comes to celebrating food and amazing flavors, no one does it with as much style and flair as West Chester, Pennsylvania. West Chester serves up some of the most unique and delicious dishes in several yearly major events. So if you’re planning to check out the sights while searching for West Chester PA apartments, make sure to ready your taste buds and stomach for scrumptious treats.


This Sunday September 18th, join in the fun and revelry of the 37th Annual Chester County Restaurant Festival. More information is below from the Town Dish:

This year’s Chester County Restaurant Festival will unfold on September 18 from noon–5:30 p.m. along Gay Street between Matlack and Darlington Streets and along Market Street between Darlington and High Streets. In addition to more than 65 restaurants and food vendors and culinary offerings of every type imaginable—and we do mean every type imaginable—there will also be live music, The Town Dish People’s Choice Awards (where you get to decide which restaurant or food vendor is serving up the most spectacular culinary creations), a beer and wine garden with proceeds benefiting the West Chester Parks and Recreation Send a Kid to Camp Fund … and much, much more!”

With more than 65 restaurants participating, you can bet every type of food will be served. Every. Possible. Type.

Some of the Participating restaurants include:

Boxcar Brewpub

Boxcar is West Chester’s local brewpub that serves local craft beer and food with local ingredients. At Boxcar, dining is a family affair. Boxcar’s specialties include poutine, pub burgers, tacos as well as a variety of dishes that give an elegant twist to pub fare. Make sure to sample all Boxcar’s craft brews, including their: Passenger Ale, 1492 American Pale Ale, Dolly Flopper IPA, Mango Ginger Pale Ale, and a collaboration porter with Peloton Cold Brew Coffee. After a long day of hunting for West Chester PA apartments, Boxcar Brewpub is the place to be. At 124 Marketplace, we’ve hosted numerous events at Boxcar, and Boxcar is included in our Resident Discount Program.


If you’re wondering what a local Italian market with artisan food looks and tastes like, you should check out what Carlino’s has to offer. It’s going to be a feast for the senses, that’s for sure.

Jaco Juice and Taco

Jaco Juice and Taco is sure to transport your taste buds to the land of tacos, quesadillas and a variety of smoothies. Did we mention the restaurants stay on the healthy side of things? 


Limoncello Ristorante offers an award-winning Italian cuisine and a famous lunch buffet. Need we say more? Limoncello offers meat, pasta, salad, vegetables, and hors d’oeuvres in one buffet and on their menu. Also, as a resident of 124 Marketplace, you can take advantage of discounts to Limoncello, who is apart of our Resident Discount Program

Saloon 151

Saloon 151 Whiskey Bar & Grill could be your watering hole, should you choose to live in one of our West Chester PA apartments. With an extensive craft beer and whiskey list, slow cooked meats, and hand cut fries, Saloon 151 is a great spot. Saloon 151 is also a participant in our 124 Marketplace Resident Discount Program.

Split Rail Tavern

Serving locally sourced food, wines on tap and constantly rotating draft lines, dining in the Split Rail Tavern will be most satisfying. You’ll come out full and happy.

The Couch Tomato Café

This is where you can satisfy your craving for anything and everything organic. The Couch Tomato Café lets you dine to your heart’s content, with a menu full of organic items made with fresh ingredients.


Also upcoming is the 14th Annual Chili Cook-Off, which will be celebrated this year on October 9th. The event will showcase numerous teams’ talent for cooking up some of the best chili-based dishes. Along with the amazing food, the event will also feature a community festival, showcasing crafts and  local goods.

Imagine having all of these options and more at YOUR fingertips? If you choose to live at 124 Marketplace’s West Chester PA Apartments it’s like a food festival every day!