About 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.

225 S. 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Steak, American

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

Cross Street:
Chancellor & Walnut

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(215) 546-5940

Website:
http://www.devonseafood.com/home.aspx?location_id=96

Private Party Facilities:
Devon Philadelphia offers private space for up to 40 guests. Please call for details.

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Smoking Area, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch

Special Events & Promotions:
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.

Devon Seafood Grill - Philadelphia Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.3

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (127)
Special Occasion (109)
Good for Anniversaries (104)
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Good for Birthdays (102)
Romantic (89)
Great for Lunch (75)
Casual (64)
Business Meals (63)
Cozy (59)
Good for Groups (55)
Neighborhood Gem (53)
Bar Seating (51)
Fit for Foodies (47)
Sunday Lunch (46)
Worth the Drive (45)
Comfort Food (38)
Vibrant Bar Scene (38)
Happy Hour (37)
Pre/post Theatre (37)
Fun (36)
Notable Wine List (36)
Quiet Conversation (35)
Creative Cuisine (32)
Healthy (30)
Hot Spot (27)
People Watching (27)
Scenic View (26)
Authentic (22)
Great for Brunch (19)
Seasonal (18)
Handcrafted Cocktails (17)
Tasting Menu (17)
Local Ingredients (13)
Great for Outdoor Dining (12)
Quick Bite (12)
Late-night Find (10)
Kid-friendly (8)
Afternoon Tea (6)
Great Beer (6)
Paleo Friendly (6)
Disabled Access (5)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Live Sports (5)
Tapas (3)
Vegan (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Organic (2)
Spicy (1)
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 2 days ago

I have been dining at Devon's for about 15 years and never had a bad experience.

Tags: Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Romantic, Comfort Food, Cozy, Bar Seating, People Watching
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 2 days ago

Happy hour at bar was noisy but good. Service was good

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 2 days ago

Something is going drastically wrong in the restaurant portion of Devon. Terrible service, awful seafood (dried out Salmon, overcooked scallops, luke warm Lobster Bisque, massive amounts of breading in crab cake) and absolutely repulsive bathrooms in terms of cleanliness. Even the coffee was undrinkable (as our waitress accurately warned us!) Watched one waiter storm out the front door with a manager chasing him. Our server was definitely on edge with a short fuse. After accusing our entire table of lying to her she personally recovered and made gestures to make it right. Will never go back. Management fail. If not for the bar being right on Rittenhouse Square supporting this place it would absolutely be out of business.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 2 days ago

Best lobster I have had in a restaurant in years. We arrived at 4:30 on a Sunday and got the last 4. I would have been very disappointed if there were no lobsters.

Our4 server, Autumn was very nice and helpful.

Tags: Casual, Gluten Free Options
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·Dined 3 days ago

My girlfriend ENJOYED herself! Great food friendly staff as well as having good knowledge of menu. Definatley deserves a second trip!

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 3 days ago

The seafood menu was excellent as well were the starters and specials. Service was very good. The wine list was good and priced reasonably. Overall a very good seafood restaurant, fine fare but on the pricey side. Recommend for those special occasions

Tags: Late-night Find, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 3 days ago

Our meal was wonderful and the atmosphere was great! The energy in the restaurant was good so it always felt comfortable.

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·Dined 3 days ago

Went to dinner with my boyfriend for Valentine’s Day. Food was excellent, service was great. Would definitely recommend and would go back in the future!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Cozy, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined 3 days ago

Best Sea Food Resturant in Philadelphia. Lobster Bisque was incredible. Will be our go to resturant when we visit Philadelphia.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

We recently joined another couple for dinner at Devon. We were all pleasantly surprised by the excellent food, great service and warm ambiance. Drinks were good. The ceviche appetizer was very good. We all had the fresh fish which was well prepared and very tasty. Prices are as expected but a good value for the food. Will certainly return.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined 4 days ago

The restaurant is old world lovely. Young couples, families and older couples all come here. I ordered the seared Ahi tuna with cauliflower and asparagus as the sides. The vegetables were delicious but I felt the tuna was under-seasoned and could have been presented more lovely than a large hunk of tuna.everyone is given a biscuit with ma me butter to start. I felt there were too many pepper chunks in the biscuit and it detracted from the flavor of the biscuit. The table was well lit, service was very nice.

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 (Dallas)·Dined 4 days ago

Amazing food and amazing service. Our waiter was great

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 4 days ago

Devon is consistently great! They always impress with their wonderful meals!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 5 days ago

The food was great and prices matched quality of the food. The worst thing about it was parking.i would go back and would recommend the restaurant.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 5 days ago

It's always a great dining experience.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

The special 3 course lunch was of excellent quality and very good value. The waitstaff was helpful in serving me quickly so I could get to an afternoon concert at the Kimmel Center.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 6 days ago

The server Isaac was AWESOME! Truly made our dining experience a great one. Very attentive and extremely courteous. The ambiance as well as the food was perfect. Definitely one of my new favorite places to dine.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Happy Hour, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 6 days ago

The food was exceptional! Will be back for sure!! Our waiter was great too!

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·Dined 6 days ago

Staff was great and my steak was phenomenal.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 6 days ago

I was really looking for a pleasant experience for me and my spouse. However, I felt that experince was lost right after my plate hit the table. I guess, what I thought my order would be just turned out to be a big soup full of seafood. So I regret my choice in meal and my first experince with lobster and mac and cheese was horrible due to tje order being cold. So I just paid for my meal packed everything up and my wife and I just left.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 6 days ago

We arrived and immediately felt the lovely atmosphere. Looking around it was all couples and it was also very quiet which allowed for good conversation without speaking above normal tone. Excellent wine selection and the food was phenomenal!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 7 days ago

Went for Valentine’s Day, both ordered the mixed seafood. The food was delicious, the service was awesome and quick. Little bit loud but not at all irritating. Awesome spot!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 7 days ago

Brought my wife here for Valentines day dinner. My reservations were for 7:45p but I got there a little late because I got lost finding the restaurant. I did arrive before 8p they still sat us right down.

When seated a gentleman walks around with a tray of biscuits for the table. My waiter was very good his name was Steve. I immediately was asked and served drinks. I did order crab cakes appetizer and the free yelp checkin calamari they both were yummy & served with the best tartar sauce ever I'd eat that on anything. The fried shrimp were amazing!! I will get that every time I go. The crab cakes were very good as well. The mashed potatoes just needed a bit of salt. The lobster Mac & cheese also needed a little salt. We couldn't get dessert because we were so full.

The interior is very small and the seating is a little uncomfortable.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find, Happy Hour, Great for Lunch, Quick Bite, Bar Seating
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 7 days ago

When we were first seated, we waited around 10 minutes or more before a waitress came to asked if we been waited on and she went up front found out my waiter was not due to come in until thirty minutes later so she took our order. I made reservations for that day

Tags: Good for a Date, Comfort Food
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 7 days ago

Valentines dinner with my wife
Everything was on point.
Great waiter
Excellent food
Great drinks
Loyal Devon Grille customers
This is the reason we continue to come back

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 7 days ago

We both got $21 lunch special plus drinks. My Salmon
was great but her steak was tough and we exchanged it
for another Salmon lunch.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 7 days ago

Good overall experience. My friend wasn't happy with the trout, lemon sauce was too tangy, overwhelmed the taste of the trout. My clam chowder had more celery than clams. Other items on prix fixe menu were good.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Fun
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 12, 2018

Very good service - professional and attentive. Excellent food - caeser salad, salmon, chocolate mousse cake - all fresh and delicious, good portions. Lovely ambiance. Perfect for the occasion - friends get together. Will definitely come back, especially for lunch.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Pre/post Theatre, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 12, 2018

I often dine at the Devon in Hershey. Took my sister to a Doctor’s appointment at Jefferson and I had gift cards for Devon so I made reservations for lunch to follow appointment. I loved the dark deep wood and tiled ceiling along with the wood tables. The ambience at the Devon Hershey is somewhat modern but dark. Hershey is acceptable but I like the character of the Ritenhouse Square Devon much more. Both locations have excellent food and the reason I go to Devon is for the seafood. The service staff was professional.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Cozy
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Had dinner here on Sunday and the food was great. I fell in love with this restaurant when I first came for restaurant week. Had the lobster bisque, mixed seafood grill, and the creme brulee for dessert and loved it all. Def one of my favorites places to eat.

Tags: Romantic, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Business Meals
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 11, 2018

I have been to the Devon three times with different people and every time is wonderful!!!! I recommended it to many people!!

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Comfort Food
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Food was great , service attentive. Heads up! Dessert portion humongous! Noisy dining room only caveat.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Food is absolutely wonderful from the awesome Gumbo to the perfectly seared tuna. Service was disjointed and on the slow side.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Devon is my husband’s favorite restaurant and we always have good food, but this visit was not our best experience. While our server was great, the food was not what we are used to. The food took a ridiculously long time to come out (for which we received a small discount), and my lobster was very tough and overdone. I left hungry and disappointed in my food, but the company and service made up for it

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Great dinner and fantastic server. Drinks were wonderful too!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Despite a reservation, the host made us wait 15 minutes then sat us (party of 4) at a small table in bar area. When asked if table open in dining area, they said not for 20-30 minutes and did nothing to rectify. Tables were on top of one another in bar area, and Waitress was overwhelmed with her job. She would disappear for 30 minutes at a time, which caused our dinner to take more the 2.5 hours. She also forgot to bring our certain appetizers until we asked her where they were (and other apps were already finished).

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Our waiter Isaac was incredible. He was friendly as well as knowledgeable . Recommended great food was attentive and made our visit memorable.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 10, 2018

My experience was amazinggg. The food was amazinggg! Everything I could ask for & more. I really enjoyed the crab cakes & fish tacos, & not to mention who knew their biscuits were so delicious!?!?

Tags: Vegan, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on February 10, 2018

I reserved this restaurant for my family - overall, food quality was good and service was great. I would recommend this restaurant for dates! One thing I didn’t like about this restaurant was that food was over-priced for such small amount of food.

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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Wonderful seafood! Warm homemade cheese biscuits come straight out of the oven on cookie sheets to table. A bit pricey but good food! Great service. Only surprise is that despite the reservation made on open table in advance, we were seated in the bar area and not in the main dining room.

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