Random On- Line Review

May 28th, 2010
On the Restaurant Scene

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Twelves Grill & Cafe in the old Sovereign Bank Building in West Grove, feels like a real find out in the middle of the country. Not much fine dining to be had in West Grove, before Tim & Kristin Smith’s Twelves Grill & Cafe opened their friendly and relaxed BYOB offering up what they call unique American cuisine. Their menus feature fresh, local and organic ingredients served simply. They have a cafe and lunch menu, the dinner menu with daily specials and a $25 three course, Prix Fixe Dinner menu on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Service is friendly and attentive and the food does not disappoint. Tim, the chef, worked at Dilworthtown Inn, The Farmhouse Restaurant and the Back Burner in Hockessin before bringing his laid-back culinary style to West Grove. Our table sampled his Crispy Fried Oysters and two different soups for starters. For our entrees we had Seared Day Boat Scallops, Red Wine Braised Beef Short Ribs, the Meat Loaf special and Pan Seared Wild Skate from the Prix Fixe menu. Tasty desserts and Cappuccinos capped off the meal. Everyone enjoyed the outing and finding the place wasn’t difficult using directions from their web site. Looking for something new, albeit a bit of a drive, give the Twelves Grill & Cafe a try. They left the accent off Cafe and put it on the food. Reservations are not required, but are recommended.

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Happy New Year- Great ‘08!

January 11th, 2009

Thank you to everyone who supported us in 2008.  Our first 4 months were great and the feedback from our guests has been welcomed and appreciated.  We look forward to seeing you in the new year!


August 24th, 2008

We had our soft opening on Saturday night, August 23.  Everything seemed pretty smooth for our first night of service.  Thank you to all of our staff for working so hard!  We will open on Tuesday, August 26 at 5:00pm for dinner service.  We will also be open on Wednesday at 5:00 for dinner service.  Beginning Thursday, August 28, we will open at 9:00am for the coffee bar and lunch at 11:30- dinner will be served as well, beginning at 5:00.  We hope to see you all there!

Slow and Steady…

July 3rd, 2008

We are about 7 months into construction and things are really starting to move.  The ceiling grid is in place, they began laying the tile floor today and there is paint on the walls. 

For those of you who are interested, the chef will be posting the menu in about 3 or 4 weeks, as construction ends and he can focus on that more.

We Have Signs!

May 22nd, 2008

  Our signs went up today!