Date Night in Doylestown

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FREIGHT HOUSE RESTAURANT IN DOYLESTOWN OFFERS GUESTS TRAIN FARE REIMBURSEMENT TO PROMOTE TAKING THE TRAIN TO DINNER TO ENJOY FINE DINING IN AN FUN SETTING

 

DOLYESTOWN, PA - - At a time when gas prices are at an all time high and just driving and parking to dine out can cost as much as the meal itself, The Freight House Restaurant located at 194 West Ashland St., in Doylestown is offering diners train fare reimbursement to entice them to ride the rails and enjoy fine dining in a fun setting without breaking the bank!

“Since we are located in a former freight house right off the R5 Septa line, we see many guests who come from across the region via train to enjoy the sites and tastes of Doylestown,” said one of the owners David Breznicky.  “We thought that reimbursing our diners’ train fare would be a great way to launch a wonderful dining experience!”

Through Labor Day, guests who arrive at The Freight House just need to show their train ticket and that amount will be deducted from their dinner bill! Fine dining in a fun atmosphere is easily reachable from nearby Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware and Philadelphia Counties via car or SEPTA’s R5 train which conveniently stops adjacent to the restaurant. Ample parking is available on-site, but few things are better to whet the appetite than the leisurely ride of the train where diners can take in the sites of the City and suburbs and avoid the hustle of traffic,

The Freight House features big city dining in the heart of Doylestown Bucks County.  Located in a former freight house at the end of SEPTA’s Lansdale/Doylestown line, the restaurant hosts 275 indoor seats below exposed beams and vintage lighting, juxtaposed with contemporary art. The exterior is all about fun featuring an expansive deck with shuffle board, fire pits and contemporary plush outdoor lounge furniture arranged in private pods perfect for sharing drinks and bites with friends or a romantic evening for two. Four flat screen televisions – two inside and two outside make sure you never miss a game!

Come for dinner, stroll the town or enjoy classic or custom cocktails, beer or wine in the Lounge and Bar at The Freight House featuring live piano music Wednesday and Friday, during the dinner hours and an adult contemporary DJ Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.

The Freight House Restaurant seamlessly blends an historic location with a modern, fresh menu that changes seasonally. The building was abandoned and in disrepair until 2003 when the current owners  saw the beauty in the building and worked closely with Doylestown’s Historical Architectural Review Board and SEPTA to return the site to its former glory while maintaining much of its historical charm.

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Guests enter to a chic lounge with a-larger-than-life commissioned mural and stylish furniture. Dramatic high ceilings with exposed ductwork, antique fixtures, original art, comfortable leather banquettes and interior brick walls add to the ambiance.

Executive Chef Joshua Homacki, formerly of some of Philadelphia’s most well known and respected restaurants believes that fresh is best and he strives to utilize ingredients from area purveyors and farmers whenever possible. His menu changes seasonally and features many classics with a twist, as well as a simple yet cosmopolitan approach to dining. His presentation has diners in awe not wanting to disturb his edible masterpieces. His culinary brilliance and unique pairings make taste buds sing and have diners returning again and again.

Guests rave about the R5 Steamed mussels featuring fennel sausage, Stella Artois and grilled focaccia bread, The signature salmon BLT with applewood smoked bacon, romaine lettuce, tomato and lemon aioli is a great summer light bite. The menu features an array of steaks including a steak for two, a 16oz bone in ribeye, and a 12oz NY strip steak, as well as seafood, pasta, poultry, pork, speciality items, salad and an array of wonderful raw items and mouthwatering starters.

Chef Joshua Homacki participates in an array of local and regional culinary competitions and demonstrations. He was awarded Best Display in the Philadelphia Cooks Competition in 2007. Chef Josh and the Freight House recently hosted an exciting and educational “field to table dinner “ for guests at the Quarry Hill Farms, a local organic farm.

From small plates to large, fresh seafood and steaks and irresistible of side dishes the menu at The Freight House has something for everyone. The Freight House boasts some of the best mixologists in the area who can create everything from a classic sidecar to a custom made to order cocktail. The Freight House has a large draft beer selection and a globally inspired wine list with vintages available by both the glass and by the bottle. From local vineyards to established producers from Europe, the wine list offers something for every palate.

For more information, or dinner reservations 215.340.1003 or www.thefreighthouse.net