McCoole’s at the Red Lion Inn2023-01-10T11:26:45-05:00

McCoole’s at the Red Lion Inn

215.538.1776   //
  • American
  • Gluten Free
  • Kid's Menu
  • Vegan Options
  • Outdoor Seating Area
  • BYOB
  • Full Bar
  • Private Party Room

As a community hub since the 1740s, this atmospheric inn has witnessed the plotting of Fries Rebellion, served as an Underground Railroad Station, and acquired a collection of ghosts. Today guests gather to relax and socialize in the rustic tavern and character-laden dining rooms where casual fare and fine-dining dinners deliver tastes crafted to please contemporary palates. An all-day menu of New American cuisine spans pub fare with sharable favorites, scratch-made soups, fresh salads that can bump to entrée status by adding seafood, chicken or steak, handhelds accompanied by Brew City Fries and house-made pickles, and main dishes to satisfy omnivores, pescatarians and even vegans. Many items across the menu are gluten free. Local sourcing of humanely raised, antibiotic- and hormone-free foods assures guests of top quality. 

Multiple entrée options for beef mavens, with meat sourced through Indian Ridge, include Filet Mignon and Short Ribs – but the ultimate choice is a generous cut of Black Angus Prime Rib, grilled to your preference. While a garnish of grated horseradish cuts through the richness of the tender, juicy beef, a side of mashed potatoes comes in plain or horseradish and chive versions. Grilled asparagus completes the composition. Request Muirwood Cabernet Sauvignon for an
optimal pairing. 

Along with a nicely curated wine list, the bar crafts specialty cocktails and pours a solid line-up of bottled and tap beers. Rotating selections of signature Red Lion Brewery beers showcase multiple styles and may be sampled in flights of four 5-ounce tastes. 

A generous, dog-friendly patio delivers al fresco pleasures in season, along with live music on Friday and Saturday nights. Indoors, live music is performed on Friday nights and piano music on Saturday nights is performed all year round.

An adjacent Arts & Events Space – the former livery stable – has been handsomely restyled to host banquets, weddings, and meetings in a flexible 2-room setting that may be combined to accommodate up to 100 guests. The versatile second-floor Blackbox Theatre meets a wide range of social, business, and theatrical needs.

As seen in the Winter/Spring 2023 Issue

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