The High Street Caffe

Cajun Cuisine since 1996
We are now a BYOB once again!  Please take note when making your reservation!

The Restaurant

322 South High Street
West Chester, PA

Now approaching its 27th year, The High Street Caffe has gone above and beyond the reputation of being consistent. Winning “Best of Philly” in 1999 was just the start of culinary recognition. We have been selected as “Best of the Main Line for Cajun & Creole” 10 years counting and have also been selected by the people of Chester County. The High Street Caffe has also been recognized by the Zagat review posting a 29 out of 30 points for cuisine. Many are of the opinion that it was the High Street Caffe that put West Chester on the map as a culinary destination. Please keep in mind that we no longer have a liquor license. We are now a BYOB again, just like when we started out!
Excellent way to spend Valentine's Day. The Ahi was fantastic and my wife absolutely loved the braised short rib. Thanks for a great evening!
This place is the best! There’s no such thing as a bad meal at High Street Caffe, as they know how to throw down in that kitchen!
The Story

Our Roots

In 1996, Proprietor Donny Syracuse was fresh off the tour bus and traveled around the world playing with “Arcade” (Ratt and Cinderella) opening for Bon Jovi. Wenner was then a sauté chef at another favorite dining spot, The New Orleans Café in Ridley. The pairing of this duo created a blend of Creole cuisine and rock and roll that further shaped the Purple-infused Caffe. It is not uncommon to find a tour bus outside the Caffe. Such guests as Ratt, Cinderella, G Love & Special Sauce, Poison, Dokken, and the Black Crowes have been known to pop in and party with the High Street crew. You can feel the vibe of High Street as soon as you walk in.