Golf fans: Fore-teen food options near U.S. Open at Merion

Fairway fare will only go so far.

Here are 14 restaurant options for visitors to the U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club, and all are a short drive away.

Barbacoa, 64 Rittenhouse Ave., Ardmore, 610-642-0600. Delicious Peruvian-style barbecue in snug but friendly quarters; BYOB.

Carlino's Market, 2616 E. County Line Rd., Ardmore, 610-649-4046. A picnic planner's delight with a dazzling selection of Italian groceries and prepared foods to go.

Du Jour, 379 Lancaster Ave., Haverford, 610-896-4556. Haverford Square hosts this casual market whose cafe does a solid lunch and dinner trade.

Felicia's Pizza Kitchen, 18 W Lancaster Ave., Ardmore, 610-649-6900.  A long-running, go-to spot for brick-oven pizza; probably better for takeout. (Enter through parking lot at rear.)

Firinji, 54 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore, 610-658-6246. Turkish-inspired wraps and flatbreads in a coffeehouse setting.

Gladwyne Lunch Box, 951 Youngsford Rd., Gladwyne, 610-642-9608. Big breakfasts and lunch from this revived Main Line classic.

Golden Bowl, 33 Rittenhouse Pl., Ardmore, 610-649-3382. Hong Kong-style Chinese restaurant in a moderately upmarket setting.

Havertown Grille, 2409 Darby Rd., Havertown, 610-449-2500. Your basic breakfast-lunchery.

Jack McShea's, 34 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore; 484-416-3547. A fine Irish bar.

The Kettle, 1 Brookline Blvd., Havertown, 610-446-1234. Tasty breakfasts and lunches; open all week because of the Open.

Peppers Cafe, 2528 Haverford Rd., Ardmore, 610-896-0476. Something for everyone, including budget dinners.

The Saint James, Suburban Square, 30 Parking Plaza, Ardmore, 610-649-6200. Stylish American bistro. Tiger might not be hanging at the bar, but you'll probably spot a cougar or two.

Savona, 100 Old Gulph Rd., Gulph Mills, 610-520-1200. Refined Italian cooking, upscale bar, outstanding wine list.

Tired Hands Brewing Company, 16 Ardmore Ave., Ardmore, 610-896-7621. Simple fare to pair with the made-on-premises beers.

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