Chef's Bio
Mon-Sat 11am to 2am, Sun 10am to 2am

Executive Chef

Big Dave Young III
Age: Young
Professional Experience: 30 Years


Chef Dave of Side & Restaurant of West Chester PA

At Age 16 David Young III started in South Jersey cooking around 1989.  His training is what he considers as “all hands on” real life experiences in the kitchen and that has helped Dave develop his own style of cooking.  Real life restaurant experiences cannot be duplicated in any classroom or cooking school.
Chef  Dave  Young , better known as Chef Big Dave moved  from Jersey to  Denver ,Colorado  and worked as a chef  at Campo De Fiori in Val, Colorado before moving back to the East Coast for a job with the well known Alberto Trattrio of Newton Square.  Chef Big Dave worked at the Newton Square location for approximately 1 ½ years before taking over the West Chester Alberto’s as the Head chef were he ran this very successful restaurant and kitchen for 7 years.  Chef Big Dave made West Chester’s Alberto’s what it was!  He now brings his experience, talent and patient for cooking to Side Bar & Restaurant and is a very important part of our team that helped us not only launch Side Bar & Restaurant but make our 7 years in operation a success! 




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Who We Are

Side Bar and Restaurant in West Chester is a casual restaurant and bar focusing on excellent and affordable food and spirits. We cater to all ages, young professional, the established business professional and families. Our West Chester PA Restaurant and Craft Beer Bar has a neighborhood feel and strives to make it a place where a complete stranger will feel like a “Regular” in our Restaurant.


Hours and Dining Options

We are open from 11am-2am Monday-Saturday and Sunday from 10am-2am. Dining is available on the first floor, second floor overlooking Gay St, at one of our 3 bars and outside seasonal dining on the patio

Contact Us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our location, menu, private parties or anything at all. We are happy to assist you with any request.

Side Bar & Restaurant
10 E Gay St
West Chester PA 19380

We are located in West Chester, Chester County, PA. West Chester is the county seat, houses the Counties historic Court House as well as many other interesting attractions. We are happy to be a part of such a bustling, yet close knit community. We are a local business, owned by local residents.