Devon Seafood Grill - Philadelphia

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Seafood
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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Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Treat Mom this Mother's Day to her Devon Seafood favorites. Try something new or stick to the classics from our a la carte brunch or dinner menu. Regular price dinner menu available.
Brunch 9am - 2pm | Dinner 4pm - 9pm

Sunday, May 12, 2019

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LB
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Devon’s food was very good but the service was unrefined. We were seated close to the bar and the noise level was very high. No sooner had our server appeared when someone came up behind her and quickly put one biscuit on our plates and disappeared, never to return. A third person later brought our salads. After we asked for and received salt and pepper shakers and used them, our original server came with a pepper grinder. A forth person brought our entrees and didn’t know who got what. Our original server came to clear our plates and took mine with my fork still in my hand. I asked for a leftover box and specifically asked to have my asparagus included, which did not occur. She then brought one dessert menu for both of us (perhaps there was a shortage). We ordered the ice cream, which was delicious but a small rolled cookie or something with it would have been nice. Our server gave us the bill when she served our dessert, not when were finished. The bench I sat on was ripped. Again, the food was very good but everything else was lackluster.

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M
Philadelphia
20 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

We went on Easter around 3:30 and the restaurant was busy and very energetic; especially in the bar and outside area. We chose to sit in the dining room since there weren't any tables available outside. Our waiter was on his second shift of the day but that didn't stop him from being helpful, informative and most appreciatively, funny!! He had a great personality and we absolutely loved his energy!

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KV
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great Easter brunch! I enjoyed the vanilla crepes. Food came out fast!

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Caribbean
20 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great food and a great experience, as usual for Easter brunch. Our waitress was attentive and knowledgeable of the variety of oysters, helping us narrow down the ones we liked the most.

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OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was our anniversary the everything was excellent as always

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u
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 1food 1service 5ambience 2

Service was extremely slow
Food came out cold
Sent it back came out cold with a hot plate.how does that happen?

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E
London
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We eat out a lot, and this was the best meal we have had in a long time. We also had a great server and a great table. It was the perfect night. We'll be back!!!!

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RC
Philadelphia
23 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food...Tremendous service - server, Germany, was EXCELLENT

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BH
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 1

Yes - if the friend can stand an extremely noisy environment. We had to shout to one another to be heard.

Otherwise - food good, service excellent.

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KR
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

I thought the air was on too high. It was really really cold.

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K
Philadelphia
15 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a lovely seat at a table in the bar area where we could see the Square. Our waitress was warm and welcoming, knowledgeable about the menu, and efficient. The gumbo was tasty, and the shrimp tacos were delicious. I didn’t like my vegetables, which was my taste buds not the quality . Our waitress mad a point of saying that in the future to just let them know and they would gladly bring me something else. I enjoy having lunch here

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KC
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I went here for my birthday dinner. Food was great. Crab cakes are phenomenal. Our server Bridget was great too. I have nothing bad to say about this restaurant and I will be visiting again.

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J
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 3

The service was horrible which is too bad because the food- when it actually arrived- wasn’t bad. This was the second time we went there and the service was so abysmal that we won’t be back. Don’t go!!

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QC
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our first time, Had a great time and the food was delicious and atmosphere was great. ❤❤❤

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OT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

The food was good the service was friendly but spotty at times. It was a lovely night on the square so that made up for it.

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 4

The service was horrible from the kitchen staff being excessively slow. The waiter was fine. The manage corrected the problem by comping our desserts and appetizers. The food was as I remember it being pretty good although my dates lobster was kinda small to be a 2lbs one.

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AL
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

This restaurant had delicious seafood and waitstaff was very pleasant. However, the place was extremely loud making conversation nearly impossible. Also, it seems the bar and kitchen cannot keep up with the demand of the huge number of customers there on a Saturday night. Lobster bisque arrived before cocktails and appetizers. The explanation being that the bar had run out of glasses and the bisque was ready so they brought it out since the appetizers had to be prepared on the line, which was backed up. So yes it was a good dinner, but not without issues. The couple next to us arrived when we did and we had finished dinner and dessert and they were still awaiting their entrees, so again they may need some tweaking to deserve a higher rating.

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l
Philadelphia
19 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Devon Seafood Grill went out of their way to help us celebrate a milestone birthday. Four of us had excellent service and very good food. Two of us enjoyed premium crab cakes, and the other two guests raved about their perfectly prepared scallops. Three servers tended to our table, always anticipating our needs and not hovering. We so enjoyed our lunch at Devon Seafood Grill.

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D
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 1food 5service 2ambience 3

We came to Devon for $1 oyster, when we ordered we were informed by the waitress and manager that $1 oyster is not available during the night time happy hour. According to the manager, corporate changed that offer a year ago. Which we knew was a lie because we came on March 8th and 9th and was able to order $1 oysters. Anyways I reached out to Devon on Instagram and they said $1 oyster is available during Happy Hour during both happy hour times. So the manager of the Philadelphia location is ruining Devon's business. We would've ordered more oysters but because the manager said the $1 oyster is not available, we could only do one round. I won't be recommending this place to my friends if the manager is going to lie about happy hour deals all because she sent an oyster shucker home. Either they didn't want to shuck the oysters or just didn't want to give us 4 dozen. We were very disappointed.

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MP
Detroit
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 4

The food was delicious. Our waiter was not good, very inattentive, mostly ignored us. I requested utensils and a napkin- and finally had to grab them from an empty table nearby.

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NY
New York Area
86 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding experience!

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t
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

My husband an I dined Friday night, April 12th. Our reservation was for 5:45pm. We were seated immediately. Our appetizer, fried calamari, came out quickly ... barely a wait. I had the crab cakes which had chunks of meat and minimal filler. My husband had the cioppino. Both dishes were very good. Dessert, the creme brûlée, was exceptional. Incredibly creamy. Our waitress was attentive as well as management. We enjoyed our night out.

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EW
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Devon Seafood Grille is a reliable lunchtime restaurant. I like their food. They offer soup and salad combos, soup and 1/2 sandwich combos and many sandwiches and entrees. That means you have a great choice at lunchtime, whether you want just something small or more of a dinner style meal. On my most recent visit, I had the lobster rolls. This has been my least favorite menue selection because there was not that much lobster and they added yellow corn. I have ordered their crab cakes, which I still think are great. We ate at a window seat and with the windows open, it was too noisy for my age (70). That was my mistake, not theirs. My husband had the lobster bisque, which he said was delicious and the 1/2 turkey club. Our friend had the clam chowder and salad and she was quite satisfied. They still bring you a mini muffin after being seated and that is still a nice treat. Our waitress was nice and that has always been our experience.

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SL
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Devon Seafood Grille is not a cheap place to eat for lunch...BUT YOU GET YOUR MONEY'S WORTH (anyone who's eaten there can understand).

Patrick served us and he was fantastic. Our glasses has lipstick stains on them but Patrick quickly apologized and exchanged them. The food was just DELICIOUS!!!!. The wine DELICIOUS!

Absolutely NO COMPLAINTS...NOT EVEN THE GLASSES BECAUSE THAT HAPPENS EVERYWHERE.

I WILL RECOMMEND AND I WILL COME BACK WITH MY HUSBAND AND DAUGHTER.

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H
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our server, Isaac was amazing. The food that he recommended was delicious, he was very accommodating. The food came in a decent time and was hot.

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Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Meeting of old friends

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TP
Salt Lake City
3 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Took about an hoir and 15 min to get our food after we ordered . Otherwise good!

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DD
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Food, service, value were all good, as usual, and keeps us cominget back.

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S
Savannah
17 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Old friend from out of town wanted seafood. We thought immediately of Devon where we have eaten several times. As usual the fish was tasty and fresh and the wine list was comprehensive. Our server was friendly and helpful.

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was excellent - especially the lump crab cakes. Recommend arriving for happy hour food and drinks.

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d
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 5

Service was very slow. server was not engaging with a flat affect. My steak that i asked to be medium well was bleeding on the inside burnt on the outside. potatoes was burnt. i sent the plate back and it was returned with the SAME steak dried out and unappealing looking. my family potatoes were burnt as well. the manager comp my meal however no resolution to my family meals. I wont return.

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NC
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 2

While I would recommend Devon's to anyone that loves seafood, I would never recommend in on a weekend. It was overly crowded (not their fault), and our food took a long time to arrive. I gave the food a Fair, because they did not have their usual fries and the replacement was disappointing. Some of them were a bit soggy and not at all like the crisp ones they typically have during the week.

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F
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Presentation of the plates was poor considering the price paid.

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JA
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

Seemed to be short staffed... We sat for at least 30 minutes without being greeted by wait staff, no bread, no water. After ordering drinks, it took at least another 15-20 minutes. Food was good. Thought our waitress got lost with our change... another 20 minute wait.

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AY
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Food was excellent the wait for our table was only a few minutes. Our waiter wasn’t all that good he really didn’t seem like he really wanted to serve us but other than that everything else was amazing....

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J
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Both entrees were over salted. The Appetizer with small. Not that impressed. Not sure I would go back.

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Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Couldn’t have been a better experience from the moment we walked in the service was top notch and the food was outstanding and well worth the value.

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Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Dinner with my wife. Had a great meal no complaints whatsoever

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VY
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Have dined here several times. Service was great, especially considering I joined my party late, and then saw a friend dining a few tables down so I stepped away for a few minutes to say hello. Food is quite good but not everything is a homerun. Lobster cobb salad was excellent. Mussles and ceviche a little uninspired.

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C
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 4food 2service 3ambience 4

I was very disappointed in the lobster rolls. The calamari was ok. Salad was good.

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