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Parlor Pizza Bar Coming to Ardmore in March

It's not just a string of nouns — it's the replacement for the Saint James.

Out with the Saint James, in with Parlor Pizza Bar.
Out with the Saint James, in with Parlor Pizza Bar.
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In December, Rob Wasserman's long-troubled Saint James shut it down and announced plans for a then-unspecified rebrand. This week brings news of what's next: a casual, family-friendly wood-fired pizza spot called Parlor Pizza Bar.

A full makeover for the space comes courtesy of Otto Architects (who recently debuted a pop art-inspired buildout for Girard brasserie, and are currently working on Tria Fitler Square), built around a slick "Ferarri-red" pizza oven imported from Modena. Opening is slate for early March, a slight bump from initial projections of mid-February.

There's no menu out yet, though there are promises of pasta and salads in addition to pizza. Once open, you'll also find a wine list built with an eye toward affordability: keg wine selections will start at just $6 a glass, and bottles should begin around $18.

Saint James Restaurant

30 Saint James Pl, Ardmore, PA 19003 (610) 649-6200 Visit Website