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Devil's Alley – Philadelphia
1907 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Devil's Alley – Philadelphia Details
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 5:00pm, saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am
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Comfort Food, Barbecue, Italian
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
Private Party Facilities:
Our private event room is located upstairs in the back of our mezzanine lounge, and overlooks our park inspired dining room below. Complete with a skylight, fireplace, and flat screen television, the mezzanine lounge is the perfect place for office happy hours, birthday parties, and all special occasions. This section can accommodate upwards of 50 people, and has easy access to the main bar.
Private Party Contact:
Chris (215) 751-0707
Four flat screen televisions provide a view from every table in the cocktail section to watch every pitch, tackle and goal for all sporting events. Ask the bartender to turn on the sound overhead to all major games.
19th & Chestnut
Devil's Alley is just a short walk from City Hall subway stop, as well as Suburban train station.
Devil's Alley validates parking tickets for the crown plaza located on Market street, between 18th and 19th.
A word from Devil's Alley – Philadelphia
An urban alley interior meets the open-air energy of the park. Touches of Rittenhouse Square-area elegance add charm to the edgy concrete and metal interior. Natural light fills the space and an overlook loft and bar upstairs allows for a view of the park below. Flames from the open kitchen
sear classics from slow-smoked ribs to spice-rubbed ribeyes. Ingredients are of the highest quality, with local produce and high end meats. Always affordable, the Devil’s Alley menu bridges the gap between American comfort cuisine and a backyard barbecue, allowing for a delicious lunch, fun dinner or late night bite. Enjoy liquors from around the world, eight seasonal local drafts and addictive signature cocktails. Service is prompt, knowledgeable and fun with attention to every detail of the dining experience. Devil"s Alley, an intersection of industrial and elegant where a touch of mischief unfolds ...
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
Diners' Choice Winner
Late Night Find
This place was great. Went with a
group for happy hour and the service was prompt and friendly, the food was really great, and the drinks and drink specials were wonderful."
Dined on 2/21/2014
This was my second time at Devil's
Alley. I have been with a group for a birthday dinner and this past time we enjoyed dinner for two. The food is delicious and it is a fun place to go for an eventful night out."
Dined on 2/22/2014
We were here last week for
Valentine's...we had a blast then and wanted to continue the experience."
Dined on 2/21/2014
I have enjoyed brunch here a few
times. Its my go to for weekends with friends when I want something more low-key than my other favorites Parc and Distrito. Brunch is southern/tex-mex inspired provided warm comfort food that isn't over the top with both a buffet and al carte offerings. Didn't get much of a greeting or attention from the hostess upon arrival but the waiter was attentive even as the place started to liven up."
Dined on 1/25/2014
I went to Devil's Alley to
celebrate my college graduation. Luckily, it also happened to be restaurant week in Philadelphia, so I had the added bonus of enjoying four courses of Devil's Alley meals. Each course was great! I still remember how delicious each course was- especially the scallops and dry rub wings appetizers! The mixed drinks were enjoyable as well- not too strong and tasty. Overall, great meal, great experience for a reasonable price."
Dined on 1/31/2014
Don't ever go there for restaurant
week. Or ever. Horrible horrible service. We had a reservation for 8pm and didn't get seated till 8:40. I had to check with the hostess 2 times before we even were seated. They were the absolute worst. We spent 3 hours there because they cooked the food so slow. The waitress knew nothing about the menu and they ran out of everything and 5 times came over to the table saying they ran out of whatever and we had to pick another choice. Would never recommend this restaurant for anyone."
Dined on 1/30/2014
Restaurant week here is a steal.
The Rib roast was succulent. Dessert was supreme."
Dined on 1/26/2014
Originally I went to Devil's Alley
with a friend for Restaurant Week, but after experiencing their wonderful food and service, I will definitely go back for a special occasion dinner! The food was first and foremost DELICIOUS! I cannot believe they perfectly blended the taste of a loaded baked potato into soup form... SOUP FORM. That is unheard of, and it was mouthwatering good. Also, I tried their tempura fried tofu (it was my first time eating tofu) and it was amazing! The service was incredible, everyone was very nice and patient I recommended that place to all of my college friends for restaurant week and just to go there in general!"
Dined on 1/26/2014
Thanking Neil for a great
experience during restaurant week. As a out of town visitor, I came for the proximity and stayed for the wings. Drinks were excellent and well served and the food and service were awesome. Feel free to ask for guidance, staff are willing to help."
Dined on 1/23/2014
The restaurant week food was
different from the normal menu. We thought the chef was trying to show that he could prepare more than just pub food, and he succeeded quite well. Everything was prepared well, appeared artistically, and was delicious. If they have the same level of food as in restaurant week, than we would certainly stop there again and recommend it. The only down side was that on the specials board it stated that white and red wine was $4 during happy hour when we were there. There were no exceptions noted, however when our bill came we were charged the full $9 a glass. We were told that that wine was not part of the happy hour wine special. It would have been good to be told beforehand or have it noted on the specials board."
Dined on 1/22/2014
I've been here many times but this
was my first visit for breakfast/brunch. All 3 of us felt that our meals were very bland (I even added salt and I'm very sensitive to salt). We also had to send our bacon (2 orders) back to have it cooked more. It was not done when they brought it out. I'll go back for the beer and the blt, but not for breakfast/brunch."
Dined on 1/18/2014
One of the better bar & grill
restaurants that I have been to. Great food and great service. Would definitely recommend to a friend."
Dined on 1/15/2014
I ordered my salmon BLT cooked
medium. The salmon was cooked done and the bacon was medium, just the reverse of what I wanted. My dining partner had a entree salad which she loved. Our pretty server was annoying, less than 10 seconds after our entrees arrived, she broke into our conversation to ask how the food tasted! She asked 2 more times later about the food, even though we were in a conversation. Don't servers know visual cues?"
Dined on 1/13/2014
My boyfriend and I loved this
place. The food is american comfort food and you can never really complain about that. We started with cocktails--my pomegranate sangria was super tasty. We also had the special appetizer--short rib quesadilla...it was so good. I had the grilled cheese with bacon and apple and the spicy fries. I loved this dish--a modern twist on a classic. My boyfriend had the pulled pork which he also really enjoyed but was kind of impossible to eat! Overall great pricing and great food. We will be back!"
Dined on 1/11/2014
Visitor to Philly. Recommended by
friend. Greeted warmly. Seated at small table. We asked to sit at a booth. No problem. Waitress was efficient and told us drink and food specials. Very good food served hot. Nice atmosphere and talking level good. After leaving hostess called us to tell us we had left glasses behind. That was an advantage of booking online. They had our contact number and called us when we were two blocks from the restaurant. Nice service! Thank you."
Dined on 1/9/2014
I made a reservation at Devil's
Alley for lunch on a Friday at 11:45 before Christmas. When I got there, the place was deserted and I was wondering if the reservation was really necessary. However, within a half hour there wasn't a seat left in the place. The service was fantastic despite the crowd. They have a very good selection of beers on tap. I have a blood mary which was super tasty and garnished with green olives. I had the Cuban sandwich which came with fries. My friend who had been there before told me the burgers can't be beat. Salads looked fresh and crisp. The fries weren't the greatest, but passable. Would totally recommend Devil's Alley for a working day lunch."
Dined on 12/20/2013
The atmosphere was pleasant and
engaging, the server was attentive and knowledgeable about the menu options. The noise level was good because every person in our party of 7 was able to participate in the ongoing conversation which bounced from one end of the table to the other. Everyone was able to find something they could eat and enjoyed even though our group composition ranged from extreme meat eaters to vegetarians."
Dined on 12/11/2013
We chose Devil's Alley looking for
a quick and inexpensive dinner between Center City and Rittenhouse. The buffalo chicken sandwich was excellent with a tangy sauce, both melted and blue cheese, and even crispy bacon. Spicy fries were a good complement. The burger was cooked perfectly. Sweet potato fries were awesome. They even had a kids menu. Delivered on all accounts, good food, decent price, and quick service."
Dined on 12/7/2013
The service was only fair. The
food was fine, but nothing out of the ordinary. (I should mention that the onion rings were way, way way overdone and really should not have come out of the kitchen that way. We actually ordered two servings of them, and BOTH were burnt. I really should have sent those back if I was thinking straight.) Pricing was totally in line. Completely mediocre, nothing even slightly special or memorable."
Dined on 11/30/2013
First time, last time. The good-
our server was good. The bad- the ribs. served cold, which is inexcusable when 4 people are in the restaurant. When they were heated they were still bad. Decor is a mess.. nobody is there. Needs a refresh or something. Burger served with a weird pile of onion rings and fries with toothpicks in between. I eat out a lot .But not here again. Learn from the master. Stay away."
Dined on 11/30/2013
My husband and I were looking for
a restaurant close to our hotel for a casual dinner. After reading the reviews, we chose Devil's Alley. We were seated at a table near the front window next to the curtain that separated us from the entryway. The noise level was high even though we were away from the majority of diners. Tables were arranged a bit too close together. The service was OK but not exceptional. The smoked brisket sandwich was disappointing and needed something to give it more flavor. The grilled half chicken was OK. The roasted veggies and sweet potatoes were quite good. The restaurant was crowded at 7pm on a Saturday night, so clearly others had a better experience than we did."
Dined on 11/16/2013
Devil's Alley was a perfect spot
within walking distance to our hotel. The service was great and the menu had good selection for young kids, too. We were very pleased with the setting and noise level. The comfort food was delicious. We definitely would go back when we visit Philadelphia again."
Dined on 11/16/2013
Met a friend for brunch and we
were looking for a spot that had a bar....Devil's Alley filled the bill (or should I say glass?) We loved the cocktails we ordered- the chipotle bloody mary and the rise and shine! Brunch was delicious. My friend thoroughly enjoyed the pancake sandwich and my squash bread french toast was perfect. Will be back!"
Dined on 11/2/2013
My mom visited for the weekend and
I wanted to take her to a unique spot in the city that wasn't too pricey. This was the perfect place! We had a reservation so we were seated right away but I don't think a reservation was necessary even on a busy Saturday night (with the exception of large groups). Even though our waitress was extremely busy, the service was great and our food came out really quickly. The food was excellent and the portions were so large that we had enough to take home for dinner the next night. Overall, if you're looking for a causal night out in a unique Philly restaurant, Devil's Alley is the place!"
Dined on 11/9/2013
We went for Sunday Bruch and the
food was great! The shrimp and Grits was to die for. Best I've tasted north of the Mason-Dixon Line. We are definitely going back for more."
Dined on 10/27/2013
The food was delicious and more
than enough to leave us stuffed and ready to take an afternoon nap. The waiter was wonderful and the wait for our food was about average. Overall, I love this restaurant which is why I am having my happy hour for my last day at my job there. KUDOS!!!"
Dined on 10/16/2013
It's a very cool place. The food
was good and obviously fresh, but the service was very slow. So if you only have only an hour for lunch, I wouldn't recommend it. And it was extremely noisy."
Dined on 10/16/2013
We recently had a great time @
Devil's Alley this past Sat night. Went w/ 2 other adults & 2 kids. Service & food were very good, lots of BBQ options, and they had an interesting beer list."
Dined on 10/6/2013
Service was outstanding...and food
was very good. Highly recommend."
Dined on 9/27/2013
My best guest is the kitchen takes
liberties with the freshness of the food. Several of the food Items we ordered were sour or undercooked. We both had the general sense that something was off with the food - my barbecue smelled funny and my friend's fish tasted "off" as she described it. There are plenty of dive bars where you can enjoy the local chill of a neighborhood. Devil's Alley is not one."
Dined on 9/25/2013
My sisters and I had attend an
event downtown, and decide since it was restaurant week in center city Philadelphia, that we would take advantage of the offer and have dinner while we were in town. After researching the restaurant that were offering this deal on a Saturday, we decide that the Devil’s Alley menu had something that we all could agree on. Thankfully we were not disappointed; they offer a four course meal, which was outstanding, I can truly say that the next time we decide to have dinner in center city, we will definitely consider the Devil’s Alley, we had a great time."
Dined on 9/22/2013
The Food was delicious and greasy;
really hits the spot. would not suggest it for a first date however for the noise was a little too much for conversation."
Dined on 5/4/2013
We had been to Devil's Alley for
brunch before, most recently just a month ago and had a great experience with nice food and beverages and pleasant competent service. Not this time. We were seated a minute after the table next to us. It was over 15 minutes before the server approached the tables and took drink orders and another before she came back, without drinks, and took food orders. The party of 4 next to us got up and left when a half hour after ordering, they still hadn't gotten their coffee. We waited and 35 minutes after we ordered got drinks that had obviously been sitting forgotten on the bar. Food came another 10 minutes later with eggs prepared incorrectly and no silverware until we asked for it. Shoddy and disappointing."
Dined on 9/1/2013
A friend suggested going to devils
alley, so me and my boyfriend went and we loved it! perfect ambience and food! definitly heading back there soon!"
Dined on 8/26/2013
I come here for lunch with
coworkers and this time I came for dinner with family. Great food and great beers!"
Dined on 8/20/2013
You would expect for a center city
restaurant to be expensive but not this place. We went for brunch and got more than what we expected. The waiter/bartender was nice... and very handsome (which was a plus!) The brunch crowd is almost non-existent, which surprised me. I ordered the shrimp and grits. My sister ordered the breakfast quesadilla's. Everything was delish and the portions were large. If you like soul food, country cooking, barbque etc. then this place is a must visit! They do not care about caolories here so if you are conscious about that, I'm not sure what you could eat from the menu!"
Dined on 8/10/2013
I took a girl on a date to this
place and was somewhat disappointed with the service. I had to ask for napkins which kinda annoyed me, considering we ordered two burgers. The food was good, however I doubt I would return for a second date there."
Dined on 7/27/2013
My second time dining at Devil's
Alley was a great experience. Went with my dad and my fiancée around 7pm on a Monday, so it wasn't very crowded. Our waitress was great and very quick to get us anything we needed. For the price, the portions are very generous! I ordered the full rack of ribs with the bbq sauce as did my father, and we were both impressed with how tasty the sauce was and how massively meaty each rib was... I had 4 ribs left over and was stuffed. They have an awesome selection of sides;it was difficult to choose only two. If you are in the Rittenhouse area and craving some good bbq, particularly ribs, give this place a try!"
Dined on 7/23/2013
We had a group lunch for our
practice and this place was the perfect spot. Food was great, it wasn't too crowded and the service was wonderful."
Dined on 7/16/2013
My friends and I had a great
brunch with so many appealing choices it was hard to decide what to have. Try a Manmosa ... like a mimosa made with a wheat beer ... quite tasty."
Dined on 7/14/2013
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