Devon Seafood Grill - Philadelphia
Devon Seafood Grill - Philadelphia

Devon Seafood Grill - Philadelphia

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.devonseafood.com/home.aspx?location_id=96
  • Phone: 2155465940
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Monday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Tuesday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 12:00am; Sunday Brunch: 10:00am – 2:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, American
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Smoking Area (bar only), Weekend Brunch
  • Private Party Facilities: Devon Philadelphia offers private space for up to 40 guests. Please call for details.
  • Special Events: SPECIAL DRINK FEATURES | Monday - Friday | 5:00pm - 7:00pm | Available at the bar & patio. HAPPY HOUR APPETIZERS | Sunday - Friday | 4:00pm - 7:00pm & 9:00pm - 11:00pm.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Chancellor & Walnut
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Devon Seafood Grill - Philadelphia
With an indulgent menu focused on superior quality seafood, Devon Seafood Grill crafts its dishes with exacting standards & pampers its guests in a comfortable atmosphere. Featuring a generous cellar selection, an oyster bar & creative cuisine, Devon delivers culinary excellence at a surprising value. Open for weekday lunch, dinner & Sunday Brunch.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Devon Seafood Grill - Philadelphia reviews from OpenTable diners
535 reviews since May 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.3
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (251)fit for foodies (211)great for outdoor dining (194)romantic (184)neighborhood gem (171)good for groups (163)great for lunch (157)hot spot (108)scenic view (105)notable wine list (101)vibrant bar scene (98)great for brunch (81)late-night find (56)kid-friendly (26)Show More
  • Tasteful Dining
    Kmil321VIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    This is a great place to take visitors, have business meetings, and eat amazing seafood. The food is worth the price, best lobster bisque in the world!! Very dressy ambiance
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Poor service with an I don't really care attitude.....won't be back
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not just seafood
    Kevin
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    The steak was also extremely well prepared... The seafood was all top quality and delicious as expected.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not what it used to be.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    I don't know what happened, this is not the Devon's I remember! The last time I ate at Devon's was 2003, the food was Excellent! What I experienced this past Friday was not what I remembered!
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very nice!
    Caldiner
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    A beautiful restaurant, very special. Appetizers were outstanding as were entrees. The lobster bisque was one of the best I have ever tried. We enjoyed the cedar plank salmon, crab cakes and scallops. The desserts could have been a lot better.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A good restaurant week experience
    Carolyn
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    This was a good experience and what made it so is our waitress Tatiana. Thanks for a good night out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Had choice of inside or outside dining. We chose to dine inside. Warm and inviting atmosphere. Dined during restaurant week. Food was excellent. I had the crab cakes. They were excellent. Filled with lump crab meat. No fillers. Lobster mac was okay. A little dry. Grilled asparagus was great. My friend had the steak and she said it was wonderful. Happy hour was just starting. I had a mojito and it was awesome. Not watered down. We had an amazing time. This was my first visit to Devon's but it won't be my last.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I excepted better
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    The lobster bisque was delicious but the meal went down hill from there.....salmon was ok had a funny taste it may have been too much maple glaze asparagus overly cooked. Chocolate cake disgusting it was cold raspberry was soooo tart but the cake taste like it was sugar free it should have been room temperature
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • End of restaurant week!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    What a way to end restaurant week. Devon never disappointed! Lobster bisque is the best in the city! First time I ever did restaurant week for lunch, will not be the last!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Had a nice Restaurant Week Lunch.
    Bill
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Have been to Devon before for Father's Day Lunch, enjoyed the food and had a very good time. We returned to Devon for the last day, Friday 19th, of Restaurant Week as we also spent the day at The Rittenhouse Art Show. We like the interiors, the feel of the place, the waiter was great, nice guy who knows what he is doing. We both Had The Steak Frites. Delicious. The Lobster Bisque and Caesar Salad were very good. We had the Strawberry Shortcake and the Rich Chocolate Cake, again very good. We highly recommend Devon.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Restaurant Week
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Food was very good. Service great, once it came. Great sampling menu for restaurant week. Great job.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great first time
    Dimples
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Everything was great from the early seating, fast greeting and amazing food. This crab cakes are highly recommended by the servers and I. Great selection as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • RETHINK ON GOING AGAIN
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    I was not impressed by this restaurant. I should have ordered what people that have recommended this place the crab cakes.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great service disappointing food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    My sister and I went to Devon's for a late lunch which left nothing to be desired. We had both been to Devon's in the past on separate occasions however, never for lunch and don't intend on returning at that time again. Not sure if the so-so food was due to the fact that they were preparing to transition from lunch to dinner but definitely wasn't worth the trip to the city and driving in circles for parking. Dessert was the best meal although they were out of the creme brulee which is what she really wanted. The drinks were strong (at least hers were,she had to dilute it) yet mine had no sign of alcohol and tasted like juice.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Didn't live up to its reputation.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    I am a server. At a fine dining establishment around the corner. Off the square. My restaurant also does restaurant week and I am aware that the crowds and the demands of restaurant week alter the regular service experience ever so slightly even with restaurants trying not to let that happen. That being said, and even though I left a 25% tip for our server (for karmas sake), we went to celebrate a special event and we felt less than special. Service was sparse, forced, not genuine. Wine presentation was clumsy and uncomfortable. Soup came without a spoon. Our main course came while appetizers were still on the table. I was told it was my fault for ordering my steak medium rare. Food was acceptable. Happy 5 years to my partner and I! :-/
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yummy
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Went for lunch during restaurant week, great food, can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Great food....great for smaller parties....large space
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience!
    LWeiler
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    The food was wonderful! The lobster bisque was delicious. We shared the crab cakes(contained no fillers) and scallops as recommended by our waiter, Kyle. These two entrees were superb. Finished the meal with coffee, strawberry short cake and creme brûlée. Food and service despite the fact that it was a busy "Restaurant Week " evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Superb food but too noisy
    Skier
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    The food was notable and memorable when my husband and I went for dinner during restaurant week. However the noise level was so high that we would not return. This is a large restaurant with large rooms. Service was tops.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • cwrjr
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    We went down during Restaurant Week as I had been there before but not my wife and two grown boys. Dinner was great and Michelle who took care of us was excellent. The evening was a success and we all look forward to going back. Chuck R.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Restaurant Week
    chrisVIP
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    My family and I went to Devon for Restaurant Week, just to try it. The menu was varied, everything we ordered was very good, our server was terrific. All of this, even though the restaurant was mobbed. Nicely done.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great lunch
    Missy1
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    The service was speedy and the food was great. If you're on a tight lunch schedule, they will get you in and out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Seafood Lover
    chinkymo
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    The crab cakes were excellent and the atmosphere was great. I strongly recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • average
    Swissquality
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Have been quite a few times in this Restaurant every time I am in Philadelphia, but this time, food has been quite a disappointment. The Food was very average and not worth a visit, given the great alternatives, Philly has to offer. It looks like very routine production and the quality was just below average. However, the service as been attentive, professional and friendly. Will not go back there and cannot recommend the food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Date Night Success
    DateKnight1616
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    We enjoyed great food, and ambiance that overshadowed the poor service of waiter. The food was very inviting. The only issue we noted the triple chocolate mouse cake was stale and dry. Portions were satisfying. Definitely would return outside of Restaurant Week for 2nd chance☆
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great value during Restaurant Week
    keplertracker
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Great tasting menu with interesting choices. I recommend the crab cakes and lobster bisque as they are outstanding. Food is a touch salty but wash it down with your favorite cocktail. One nit- they really pack the chairs in there so it's hard to maneuver to the bathrooms and to the bar area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Even the Seafood enjoys this place!
    RSxRebel
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    When we arrived the hostess was great and sat us right away. Our server knew when to come and when not bother us. The seafood was as good as can be expected with a view of the park I was pretty content. They do sit the tables rather close which is the usual but the woman behind me was so close we kept nudging elbows. But overall great place, great service and good food!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Odd Waitor
    Nahski
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    We had a waiter that was VERY VERY odd. Did not seem educated about the food and was creepy. He made me very uncomfortable and I do not have to go back there because of that.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great everything
    Miizlovefood
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Food, service, atmosphere, was great. I will visit in the near future.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service
    lovetoeat
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    The wait for food was a little longer than anticipated. Food was excellent..
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • flowerC
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    This was my wife and I first visit to Devon Seafood Grill. We decided to visit during resturant week. All though it was busy the food was delicious. Someone asked was the dish worth the amount and my answer was hands down, yes. The food was well worth the visit. I look forward to my next visit to Devon's.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very nice lunch
    VanessaL
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    This was our first to Devon. We went for lunch during restaurant week and were glad that we did. The food and service were impeccable. The only complaint I would register is that we arrived at noon on a Sunday. The place was virtually empty, yet we were seated at the very back of the restaurant, virtually alone. I asked my husband if I had a wart on my forehead or something :P It was unclear to me why we were taken to the deep recesses of the restaurant. Above that, the food and service were so good that we would return. I'll simply asked to be seated at the front of the house next time.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Happy customer!
    Foodologist
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    The food was delicious. The pretzel crusted trout was amazing. The lobster Mac'n cheese and asparagus was seasoned perfectly. The Atlantic salmon was good. The portion sizes was good. I could barely eat dessert when I finished.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Do not go!!!
    justmeh
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    I wish I could add the pictures I took. The food was burned, dry and over cooked. Their bathrooms was overflowing with trash and the restaurant was not croweded
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nasty
    Gross
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    I really don't know how else to describe it. Lobster Mac tastes like it has imitation crab in it, gumbo is not seasoned enough and the linguine with clams had mushy pasta. NEVER EATING THERE AGAIN!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Perfect night!!
    diane
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    First time at this restaurant and loved it. Was seated inside the beautiful restaurant but can not wait to go back to sit in the bar area or outside. Food was fantastic, drinks were perfect.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Immaculate!
    ChicHoodlum
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Everything was delicious and the overall vibe is perfect for date night!
    Special Features:
    late-night find, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We loved it
    latoya215
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    I had an amazing time with my friends on our girls night out adventure. this is my first time at Devon"s and they certainly lived up to our expectations. Can't wait to return on my birthday with my boyfriend. Also my waiter Kevin was to die for.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • restaurant week success!
    Allison
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    As always, this restaurant does not disappoint. The filet melts in your mouth, and the service is on their game. However, maybe because it was restaurant week and things were rushed, the Cesar salad appetizer was bitter and the lettuce was rotten. Also, the mouse cake might have been from a box. But I will definitely be back, because this is my favorite restaurant, and still is!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • It was....good
    lovetoeat
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We love seafood so decided to try this place during restaurant week. Oysters were great! We ordered crabcakes and steak. The crabcake was good, no filler and the steak was good too. Everything was fine, no complaints it just wasn't great. The outdoor patio is nice on a nice evening but very laid-back and casual.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate