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User reviews and recommendations of top nearby restaurants.


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Distance: 0.69 Miles

Rating 129 reviews
Hokka Hokka Japanese Restaurant

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Distance: 0.7 Miles

Rating 80 reviews
Valley Green Inn


Distance: 0.74 Miles

Rating 124 reviews
The Night Kitchen

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Distance: 0.75 Miles

Rating 90 reviews
Chicko Tako

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Distance: 0.78 Miles

Rating 14 reviews
Chestnut Grill and Sidewalk Cafe

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Distance: 0.78 Miles

Rating 106 reviews
JSJ Delights


Distance: 0.78 Miles

Rating 4 reviews
El Poquito

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Distance: 0.78 Miles

Rating 152 reviews
Green Soul

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Distance: 0.79 Miles

Rating 70 reviews
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

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Distance: 0.8 Miles

Rating 247 reviews

For a slice of Americana, look no farther than Doylestown, Pennsylvania. This Central Bucks County town of approximately 8,400 residents dates to the mid-1700s. Stroll through its residential and business districts and you can’t help but feel charmed by the blocks of historical homes, unique shops, restaurants, restored movie theater and interesting museums. It is the sort of town where traditions hold strong – visit on Memorial Day and see the country’s oldest parade in honor of those who served in our armed forces. To tour Doylestown is to see a range of historic districts and neighborhoods and buildings on the National Register of Historic Places.

Doylestown Museums

Museums and cultural activities are plentiful for a town the size of Doylestown. Notable places to visit include the James A. Michener Art Museum, named after native son and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, James Michener; the Mercer Museum, an outstanding collection of pre-Industrial tools collected by prominent 19th- and early 20th-century resident Henry Chapman Mercer; Fonthill, Mr. Mercer’s castle-like, all-concrete home designed by him and incorporating astounding quantities of Mercer tile; and the Moravian Tile and Pottery Works, Mr. Mercer’s “family business” in the 19th and 20th centuries.

As the county seat of Bucks County, it is home to the courthouse, and, accordingly, many law offices.

Healthcare Options

Doylestown Hospital serves residents with all manner of specialists, including specialized cardiac and cancer treatment centers. Philadelphia and its many world-class medical specialists are less than one hour away.

Doylestown Real Estate

As a place to call home, many people enjoy Doylestown because of its walkability and variety of housing options. While its historical homes are coveted and tend to sell quickly, luckily for first-time buyers and those on a budget, there are townhouse and condominium communities within walking distance of the center of town as well as “twin” or duplex homes. Parts of Doylestown, Buckingham and Solebury townships may have a Doylestown address, according to the U.S post office, but most of Doylestown is contained in the 18901 and 18902 zip codes.

Doylestown Mass Transit Options

Commuters can take a SEPTA train from the station in the center of town to Philadelphia, SEPTA buses to points in the greater Philadelphia area, and a bus to New York City and select destinations in New Jersey. Doylestown’s location makes it convenient for those working in the Fort Washington/King of Prussia areas as well as in Quakertown and such New Jersey employment centers as Somerville and Princeton.

It should be mentioned that Doylestown would not be the well preserved place that it is without the efforts of its residents dating back to the 1960s, when the county proposed an urban renewal scheme that would have decimated dozens of historic buildings. From that point on, through good economic times and bad, various groups have worked together to strengthen its business district and keep its picture-perfect streetscapes attractive for generations to come.

Homes for Sale in Doylestown PA

Doylestown PA real estate includes much more than just the borough of Doylestown. There are actually three townships and several towns that are served by the Central Bucks School district. Homes for sale in Buckingham Township often include property in Furlong, Wycombe, Holicong, and a little town known as Forest Grove. The estate homes found along Upper Mountain Rd and lower Mountain Rd are spectacular. Plumbstead township homes for sale are a bit more rural and it too has its own network of small villages such as Fountainville, Danboro, out to Point Pleasant and of course Plumsteadville. Doylestown proper is served by two zip codes, 18901 which includes the county seat and the more affluent real estate in Doylestown can be found in 18902.

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