About The Hattery Stove & Still
Doylestown, PA 18901
Chef William J. Gilbo IV
Born into the biz chef Billy's father owned and operated a seafood restaurant throughout his childhood years, when asked Billy says " there
is nothing else I've ever wanted to do". At the age of 14 he started his career in Long Beach Island, NJ then on to what he calls his school cafe
Gallery. Billy was never classically trained, but came up learning under many talented chefs in Philadelphia and New Jersey. Most recently he was part of the opening culinary staff at the lavish Union Trust. Chef de Cuisine at Monsu and Head Chef at the long time New Jersey favorite CHarley's other Brother. Now he has come to Doylestown to let us taste some of what he has learned in his 20 plus year career.
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 8:00am - 1:00pm
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Off-site catering is available. Menus are created to meet individual needs.
Chef William Gilbo IV
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
The Hattery Stove & Still Ratings and Reviews
This place is still new so I am sure the ...
This place is still new so I am sure they are getting t he kinks worked out. Not blown away by the Hattery, food was so-so and could not believe that our apps and dinner came out at the same time, that was the deal-breaker for me.
Pros: Decor is fantastic and our server could not of been nicer! Might try in another few months when they get the kinks worked out.
We have not been here in over 18 months ...
We have not been here in over 18 months for the same reason we will never try it again. Service is average. But the food is just not good! The deviled eggs were atrocious it was completely all mustard we even had the server try one and she completely agreed and took it to the manager for a taste. The shrimp tacos had little baby frozen shrimp in there that were nasty with some kind of sour soggy slaw and a watered down black bean purée which was absolutely inedible. They charge an extra $.40 for lettuce, &.40 tomato, $.40 onion. With an already inflated price of $14 per burger. They charge $3.00 for a half of a loaf of a baguette/butter. It's absolutely gorgeous in there and it's a shame that the food stinks as much as it does. It's a great location and service can always improve it's just a shame that the food is so bad.
We were able to get a table at 7:00p on a Friday night last minute for a party of five and it was completely dead in there because everyone who is local knows that it's terrible food! Still trying to figure out why they are still open as I know they are attached to the Doylestown Inn-- it's just a shame for our sweet little Doylestown that the food is still so bad.
We had a great time for our Christmas Ev ...
We had a great time for our Christmas Eve dinner at the Hattery. We had a table of 5 and were seated promptly, and had a wonderful table. The food was delicious (black bean soup, mussels in garlic wine sauce and wings for appetizers -- fantastic). For dinner we had stuffed lobster tails and some of us had chicken pot pie. Everything was wonderful, thanks for a great evening.
The food wasn't really up to standard fo ...
The food wasn't really up to standard for even a bar meal. Underseasoned hamburger, underseasoned fish and chips with really tiny amount of fish and way too much batter. The wings had good flavor but were gluggy.
Great little place in the historic cente ...
Great little place in the historic center of Doylestown. The food was high-quality and quite a decent value for money. The ambiance is industrial chic, but warm. The service is low-key and friendly. Best breakfast I've had in this part of the US.
A local restaurant with a great ambiance ...
A local restaurant with a great ambiance. Met friends for Sunday brunch and was seated immediately. Great menu selection and choice of brunch and lunch into early afternoon. Waiter was prompt with service and bringing us drinks. Food was quickly brought to the table. Try the banana beignets. . . . wow, delicious.
Food was INCREDIBLE. The biggest issue ...
Food was INCREDIBLE. The biggest issue we had was that the servers were incredibly unknowledgeable in the "Happy Hour" menu. They have a $5 wings and $5 muscles during happy hour. Be sure to specifically state when you're there that you want the $5 muscles or wings, because when we had asked about the happy hour menu, then ordered the muscles, they gave us the appetizer (regularly priced) portion. So when we were charged $13 I was kind of disappointed. They knocked off $3 of the bill, because they put in the wrong order. I really didn't think it was that big of a deal considering I was paying over $100 for a two person meal.
The food itself was OUTSTANDING. I will absolutely be going back for pickup.
Great, friendly staff / service. Very n ...
Great, friendly staff / service. Very nice neighborhood place where you can get a great meal of bar food. Good mix of food without going over the top. Great place to stop in for a drink and/or a snack.
This occasion was in support of a fund raiser where they let you pay for a burger or ribs meal and all money went to support a 13 year old girl battling cancer.
Family get together of four for brunch. ...
Family get together of four for brunch. More lunch options then breakfast. Service was good but a little slow. We ordered eggs benedict, smoked salmon platter, garden omelet and eggs and bacon. Omelet was very tasty and cooked to my order 1/2 whites, 1/2 regular eggs. Smoked salmon platter was excellent. Home fries were also a surprise, they were tasty. My only complaint was no toast or fruit. We eat with our eyes and these meals were not that appealing. I'd give it another try though.
We are regulars here. Come here mostly f ...
We are regulars here. Come here mostly for brunch/lunch. Offerings for brunch much more appealing than your typical breakfast spot. Very kid-friendly in the day. Cool decor. Evening bar upstairs and downstairs with a unique setting. Great for drinks.
First time here. Friday nite dinner. H ...
First time here. Friday nite dinner. Had fish n chips and tilefish entrees. F&C was generous portion and better than most. Tile fish portion could have been larger. They made up for it with lots of rice. Could have used a side vegetable. French onion soup and Arugula salad were both very good. Beer selection was weak. I'd try it again.
Nice ambience and pleasant wait staff. H ...
Nice ambience and pleasant wait staff. However, though it was only 6:30 they were out of the soup of the day and the replacement soup arrived luke warm. I sent it back and the replacement bowl was not much hotter. My hamburger was good though not exceptional. Noise level was so loud talking to others at my small table was difficult. It was Saturday evening so it might be better during the week.
Food was great, service was excellent. T ...
Food was great, service was excellent. The ONLY thing we didn't like was the 2-tops are way to close together upstairs. Several times our neighbors joined into our conversation. We didn't stay for dessert because of that reason.
My friend was running quite late from a ...
My friend was running quite late from a medical appt. yet I received attentive, not intrusive, service. I was greeted immediately and served iced tea & wine. Our lunch sandwiches were delicious, creative, and personalized. Food was served quickly and attractively; our waitperson followed up appropriately often, mindful of our desire to chat. She encouraged us to visit the downstairs after we commented on the history of the restaurant and adjacent inn. I would definitely return!!
Had the hot chips and mussels as apps. L ...
Had the hot chips and mussels as apps. Loved the chips, the mussels were ok. Jordan, has been our server 2x and been fabulous both times. Interesting to chat with, and always has great recommendations. He suggested the Chicken or the eggs sandwich, I wouldn't have picked it, it was delish!
We eat brunch here regularly with the ki ...
We eat brunch here regularly with the kids. Terrific atmosphere Very friendly. Good items you don't normally find for breakfast/brunch. They provide offerings that are kid-friendly. They have a kids' lunch menu items but breakfast items not on kids menu. Only gripe is they changed out their coffee and their former coffee was so much better. Dinner is a completely different scene and more elegant/bar and more for adults.
Very disappointing. Stopped in for cock ...
Very disappointing. Stopped in for cocktails one night and thought the menu sounded good. Came back for brunch which was very nice. Brought the family in for dinner. The menu sounded amazing. Everything was disappointing. Overcooked short ribs. Dumplings that were not dumplings but rather deep fried balls filled with completely dried out cheese. The homemade chips were good, but the "fondue" was poured all over them instead of on the side. Would return for drinks with friends or brunch (eggs were good), but never lunch or dinner.
Hostess is unfriendly. Pretends when she ...
Hostess is unfriendly. Pretends when she can't find your reservation that there is no room for you. It was my third visit in two weeks. How's that for crappy customer service. Friendly waitress but spotty service.
Table was ready as soon as we arrived. ...
Table was ready as soon as we arrived. Our waitress was excellent, she was more than happy to help with menu and drink recommendations (we liked both of her suggestions!) Loved the crab and strawberry salad. The décor is fun and unique. I recently relocated to D-Town, I will make the Hattery a favorite place to dine!
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