Start saving your appetites! Ambler’s First Annual Restaurant Week & Art Stroll begins this Sunday, July 10th and continues through Friday, July 15th. Are you in the mood for a prime cut steak? How about an authentic Indian dish? Maybe a little Southern-style BBQ? Whatever your choice of taste is, it can surely be found at one of the many restaurants participating in this year’s Ambler Restaurant Week. Restaurants around town taking part in the weeklong event will offer special discounts to patrons. Also, live music and art displays will provide restaurant-goers with added entertainment as they take in the local scenery. Following Restaurant Week on July 16th, a grand Art Stroll from 11-5PM promises retail excitement along with more live music.
Let’s take a look at some of the participating restaurants (Please visit the Ambler Main Street website for a complete listing of all partaking restaurants and their specials offered):
Bridget’s Steakhouse: Located in the heart of Ambler, Bridget’s Steakhouse has played a role in the revitalization of downtown Ambler. Featuring “only choice cuts of meat & exotic flavors of Pacific Region, Bridget’s offers an extensive wine list, full service bar, innovative daily specials, & free valet service nightly.” Bridget’s Restaurant Week special includes 3 courses for $32. Of this, Bridget’s will donate $5 to the Ronald McDonald House. Some dishes included in the 2nd course are the Mango Barbeque Glazed Salmon, Braised Short Ribs, and Sweet Chili Chicken.
Trax Café: Described as “A neighborhood gem serving tastefully American cuisine with an emphasis on fresh, organic ingredients,” Trax Restaurant and Café is a BYOB situated in the old Ambler Train Station. Choose 3 courses for $30, with the 2nd course including dishes such as Seasoned Grilled & Roasted Vegetables, Barbecued Chicken, Porcini Crusted Pan Seared Barbeque Salmon, and Pan Seared Chicken with Rosemary Lemon Caper Sauce.
Shanachie Irish Pub: Known for the best in Irish entertainment, The Shanachie is located across from the Ambler Theater and features a “delicious fusion of Irish and American Cuisine served in a relaxing and friendly environment.” $30 will get you a hearty 4 course meal during Restaurant Week. Special entree choices include Lemon Pepper Butter Fish “Coddle”, Stout Braised Beef Short Ribs, and Fried Oyster Salad.
From The Boot: Referred to as “the best Italian restaurant in the area” by some, From The Boot serves everything from Pizza to cannolis. The restaurant assures “every item on our menu is made with the freshest ingredients from recipes that our guests have savored since we opened our first kitchen.” Their Restaurant Week special is 3 courses for $20 and includes selections such as Rigatoni Vodka, Pasta Fagioli Soup, and Eggplant Parmigiana.
Rosey’s BBQ: New to town, Rosey’s BBQ hosts its grand opening celebration July 8th, 9th and 10th with live music and complimentary beer for dine-in customers! Stop by Sunday night during Restaurant Week to see special guest Toby Lightman. Then on Thursday and Friday, receive a free 16oz side of your choice with the purchase of a full slab of ribs.