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Trail's End Cafe At Cynwyd Station

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Distance: 0.25 Miles

Rating 22 reviews
Mama's Pizzeria

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Distance: 0.37 Miles

Rating 127 reviews
Pescatore

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Distance: 0.38 Miles

Rating 98 reviews
Manny's Place

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Distance: 0.59 Miles

Rating 18 reviews
Saffron Indian Kitchen

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Distance: 0.6 Miles

Rating 145 reviews
Shangri La Inn

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Distance: 0.6 Miles

Rating 60 reviews
Tony Roni's

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Distance: 0.65 Miles

Rating 18 reviews
Szechuan Express

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Distance: 0.66 Miles

Rating 48 reviews
honeygrow

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Distance: 0.66 Miles

Rating 197 reviews
Al Dar Bistro

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Distance: 0.67 Miles

Rating 34 reviews

Rydal in Abington Township, Montgomery County, Pa., is a community of tree-lined streets and stately houses, many built of stone, dating to the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The advent of passenger-train service in 1888 between Philadelphia and the area triggered residential development, and this suburban area off of the historical Old York Road was born. To this day, a pretty Victorian-style stone train station stands at the intersection of Old York and Susquehanna Roads. While the SEPTA train still picks up and drops off passengers each day for the 30-minute trip to Center City Philadelphia, the station now holds a U.S. post office.

Rydal is a choice community for many residents because it feels very suburban yet remains convenient to the city; has choice public schools in Abington Township and is convenient to a number of highly regarded private schools, including Germantown Academy and Abington Friends; and is near a wide variety of shopping areas. Historically, residents would have shopped in nearby Jenkintown, but growth along the Route 611 corridor in the past 40 years has created a commercial area with just about every sort of store one can imagine, including the ever-popular Trader Joe’s. It is worth noting that Jenkintown still offers a lovely shopping district with an array of restaurants. 

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