Local Dining and Attractions

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 Mexican fine dining at Juan Carlos to a great slice of pizza across the street at Little Italy's or Giuseppe's.
Beverly's Pastry Shop (610-323-2020)
Downtown bakery specializing in gourmet cupcakes and specialty desserts.
322 E. High St., Pottstown
Connections on High (484-624-3669)
Coffee, pastries, sandwiches, and more
238 E. High St., Pottstown

Cutillo's Restaurant  (610-327-2910)
2688 High St., Sanatoga (2 miles)
Grumpy's (610-323-1232)
Excellent fresh hand-carved sandwiches
137 E. High St., Pottstown 
Giuseppe's Pizza  (610-718-1281)
Great pizza and sandwiches; BYOB
Located across from The Hill on High St.
864 E. High St., Pottstown
Henry's Cafe (610-326-0069)
Small BYOB in downtown with excellent food
20 S. Charlotte St., Pottstown
Ice House Steaks and Pizza (610-326-9999)
Excellent cheese steaks and sandwiches
King and Manatawny Streets, Pottstown

iCreate Cafe (484-312-0404)
A small vegetarian/vegan cafe specializing in Middle Eastern cuisine. Also offers cooking classes and community events.
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
115 E. High St., Pottstown  
Little Italy's (The Pourhouse)  (610-327-0162)
A favorite of Hill School students and faculty, serves pizza, pasta, and sandwiches
636 E. High St., Pottstown 
Potts & Penn Family Diner  (484-624-5501)
Delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner
80 E. High Street, Pottstown
Sly Fox Brewery & Tastin' Room (484-300-4644)
Excellent pizzas and other lite fare
331 Circle of Progress Dr., Pottstown (3 miles)

Shorty's Sunflower Cafe (610-970-5111)
Excellent 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)

 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 and Entertainment:

The Pottstown area is rich in arts and entertainment opportunities including the Steel River Playhouse, Art Fusion 1964, 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!