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Local Dining and Attractions

There are many options for local dining near The Hill's campus -- from a hand-carved turkey sandwich at Grumpy's to Mexican fine dining at Juan Carlos to a great slice of pizza across the street at Little Italy's or Giuseppe's. During the summer of 2019, the High Street Terminal (located at 300 E. High Street) expanded to include a number of new local restaurants specializing in fresh, homemade tacos, sticky buns, bagels, salads, vegan food, and more! 

Pottstown & Downtown Restaurants

There are many options for local dining near The Hill's campus -- from a hand-carved turkey sandwich at Grumpy's to street tacos at Aye Caramba to a great slice of pizza across the street at Little Italy's or Giuseppe's.

The Avenue (484-752-4076)
Authentic Carribean cuisine; BYOB
107 E. High Street, Pottstown
Aye Caramba Taco (484-524-8611)
Fresh and modern Mexican street food
300 E. High Street., Pottstown

Barrister Bagel Company (484-973-6675)
Fresh bagels and specialty cream cheeses
300 E. High St., Pottstown
Beverly's Pastry Shop (610-323-2020)
Downtown bakery specializing in gourmet cupcakes and specialty desserts.
322 E. High St., Pottstown
Blue Elephant (484-949-9084)
New upscale restaurant featuring Italian-Thai dishes with Japanese influences and a variety of sushi selections.
152 E. High St., Pottstown 
Cuisine India (484-300-4306)
Authentic Indian food

232 King St., Pottstown

Flavors Deli (484-624-4742)
Fresh salads and sandwiches
300 E. High St., Pottstown

Gatsby's (484-624-5187)
Newly renovated restaurant in the historic SunnyBrook ballroom. Unique menu, craft cocktails, and a flambé and crepe station 
50 Sunnybrook Rd., Pottstown (1.5 miles)

Grumpy's (610-323-1232)
Excellent fresh hand-carved sandwiches, fresh soups and salads
137 E. High St., Pottstown 
Giuseppe's Pizza  (610-718-1281)
Great pizza and sandwiches; BYOB
Located across from The Hill.
864 E. High St., Pottstown
Henry's Cafe (610-326-0069)
French-influenced food; BYOB
20 S. Charlotte St., Pottstown

Honey's Homebrewed Cafe (484-524-8112)
Coffee shop and cafe specializing in freshly baked sticky buns, cinnamon rolls, and more! Open for breakfast and lunch.
300 E. High St., Pottstown
Ice House Steaks and Pizza (610-326-9999)
Excellent cheese steaks and sandwiches. Owned by a Hill family.
King and Manatawny Streets, Pottstown

iCreate Cafe (484-312-0404)
A small vegetarian/vegan cafe specializing in Middle Eastern cuisine. 
130 King St., Pottstown

Juan Carlos Fine Mexican Food (484-624-4931)
BYOB "casually elegant" authentic Mexican cuisine with a South American flair. 
235 E. High St., Pottstown

Lily's Grill (484-945-1008)
Delicious American cuisine, BYOB
115 E. High St., Pottstown  
Little Italy's / The Pourhouse (610-327-0162)
A favorite of Hill students and faculty. Serves pizza, pasta, and sandwiches. Located across the street from The Hill.
636 E. High St., Pottstown

Montesano Café (484-949-9362)
Italian cafe featuring paninis, sandwiches, salads, and hoagies 
238 E. High St, Pottstown 

Potts & Penn Family Diner  (484-624-5501)
Delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner
80 E. High Street, Pottstown

Rivster’s On High (484-752-4751)
Ice cream, coffee, sandwiches
250 E. High St, Pottstown

Sly Fox Brewery & Tastin' Room (484-300-4644)
Excellent pizzas, wings, and other lite pub fare
331 Circle of Progress Dr., Pottstown (3 miles)

Shorty's Sunflower Cafe (610-970-5111)
Fresh, farm-to-table breakfast and lunch
1494 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown (4 miles)

Three Brothers Grill (484-752-4527)
Authentic Mexican cuisine
1432 E. High St., Pottstown (1 mile)

The Very Best Weiner Shop (610-323-5224)
Old-school hot dog shop also serves burgers, fries, and steaks. 
252 E. High St., Pottstown 

Other Local Restaurants

Drive a few miles from campus and you can enjoy great food at a wide variety of restaurants such as Fujiama Japanese Steak House, Craft Ale House, Black Lab Bistro, and more.
Black Lab Bistro (610-935-5988) BYOB
248 Bridge Street, Phoenixville (15 miles)
Chiccarines (610-287-5900)
Great Italian food
474 Swamp Pike, Schwenksville (10 miles)
Copperfield Inn at Lakeside (484-938-7082)
Serving lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch
594 Ridge Pike, Limerick (6 miles)

Craft Ale House (484-932-8180)
Excellent lunch and dinner menus
708 W. Ridge Pike, Limerick (5 miles)
Fujiama Japanese Steak House (610-323-4900)
Hibachi and sushi bar
1495 Farmington Ave. Pottstown (4 miles)
Giovanni's Pizza III (610-705-9800)‎ 
Excellent Italian food; large portions
1492 East Schuylkill Road, Pottstown (3 miles)
Gracie's 21st Century Cafe (610-323-4004)
Offbeat, eclectic, fresh and simple ingredients
1534 Manatawny Rd., Pine Forge (6 miles)

Inn at St. Peter's Village  (610-469-2600)
Dinner only, Sunday brunch (Bed and Breakfast)
3471 St. Peter's Rd., Saint Peters (10 miles) 
Iron Hill Brewery  (610-983-9333)
130 E. Bridge Street, Phoenixville (15 miles)

Jake's Wayback Burger (484-300-4246)
255 Upland Square Dr., Pottstown (3 miles)

Judy’s on Cherry (610-374-8511)
"Best of Berks" 2011 for fine dining
332 Cherry Street, Reading (20 miles)

Kimberton Inn (610-933-8148)
2105 Kimberton Road, Kimberton (12 miles)

Los Aztecas  (610-323-6928)
Authentic Mexican food
223 Shoemaker Rd., Pottstown (2 miles)

Ludwig's Grille & Oyster Bar (610-458-5336)
Route 100 south, Ludwigs Corner (9 miles)
Olive Garden (610-831-8814)
1 Town Center Dr., Collegeville (14 miles)

PF Chang's (610-489-0110)
10 Town Center Dr., Collegeville (14 miles)

Seven Stars Inn (610-495-5205)
Overly generous portions
300 Ridge Rd., Phoenixville (16 miles)
Sly Fox Brewhouse and Eatery  (610-935-4540)
520 Kimberton Road, Phoenixville (15 miles)
Sakura  (610-327-6888)
Chinese/Japanese, sushi
204 Shoemaker Rd., Pottstown (2 miles)

VeeKoo Asian Cuisine (610-948-5433)
Chinese, Japanese, Thai fine dining
333 10th Ave., Royersford (10 miles)

Wegmans (484-902-1500)
600 Commerce Drive, Collegeville (14 miles)

Arts & Recreation

The Pottstown area is rich in arts and entertainment opportunities including the Steel River Playhouse, Art Fusion 19464, Pottsgrove Manor, and Reading Public Museum.


  • Coventry Mall  Pottstown (3 miles) 
    Kohl's, Boscov's, Dick's Sporting Goods, Pier One, and more. 
  • Upland Square Shopping Center Pottstown (3 miles) Target; TJ Maxx; Bed, Bath & Beyond; A.C. Moore; Best Buy; Giant; KIWI Yogurt; AMC Cinemas; Five Below; ULTA; and more.
  • Philadelphia Premium Outlets  Limerick, Pa. (6 miles)  Coach; Banana Republic; Under Armor; Nike; GAP; Vera Bradley; and more.
  • Providence Town Center Collegeville, Pa. (14 miles)  Wegman's; Michael's; Homegoods; Old Navy; Best Buy; ULTA; DSW; Movie Tavern; PF Chang's; and more.
  • King of Prussia Mall  King of Prussia, Pa. (22 miles) The second largest shopping mall in the country!