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.

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

We are open for Christmas Eve, offering brunch from 11am-2pm, and will serve our full menu from 2pm-10pm.

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Details

We will be closed Christmas Day. Happy Holidays!

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

New Year’s Eve: Brunch 11am-4pm, Regular dinner 4-Midnight with special One Pound Lobster Tail or a 6oz Filet & 8oz Lobster Tail both for $68.

New Year’s Day: Brunch 11am-2pm, Regular dinner 2-10pm.

Devon Seafood Grill - Philadelphia Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.3

value

4.1

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Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (126)
Special Occasion (106)
Good for Birthdays (95)
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Good for Anniversaries (82)
Romantic (71)
Casual (68)
Great for Lunch (56)
Neighborhood Gem (56)
Good for Groups (55)
Business Meals (52)
Happy Hour (45)
Sunday Lunch (43)
Cozy (40)
Bar Seating (40)
Worth the Drive (39)
Great for Outdoor Dining (39)
People Watching (38)
Fit for Foodies (38)
Pre/post Theatre (35)
Great for Brunch (33)
Fun (33)
Vibrant Bar Scene (32)
Creative Cuisine (31)
Quiet Conversation (31)
Notable Wine List (30)
Hot Spot (27)
Authentic (26)
Healthy (22)
Scenic View (22)
Tasting Menu (21)
Comfort Food (21)
Handcrafted Cocktails (16)
Late-night Find (16)
Kid-friendly (11)
Local Ingredients (10)
Quick Bite (10)
Gluten Free Options (6)
Seasonal (6)
Paleo Friendly (5)
Spicy (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Disabled Access (4)
Great Beer (4)
Afternoon Tea (3)
Organic (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Live Music (2)
Live Sports (2)
Waterfront (2)
Tapas (1)
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Excellent menu choices. Outstanding carrot cake! Lobster bisque is divine! Will definitely make this a favorite on my restaurant list. One negative was the scallops had either been cooked too long or sat on heat too long after prep before being served..they were a bit dry and not tender.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Good Vegetarian Options, Bar Seating, Casual, Great for Brunch, Authentic
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Pleasant atmosphere, good service and food.
I would definitely eat here again and recommend
the restaurant to friends and family.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2017

The tables outside have a nice view of the park, and we were very comfortable even though the temperature was 50 deg because of the overhead heaters.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Dining room was too hot due to HVAC problem; we relocated to the front of restaurant.
Starters and salads were quite good but one entee was weak. Seared tuna was more likely just heated on both sides, risotto was shaped like it was spooned out of container and onto plate. Crab cakes were very good. Service was very good.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 18, 2017

The food is amazing, service was great and the ambience is to die for! Great place for a lovely dinner. (Get the gumbo, it’s amazing!)

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Acceptable seafood menu, quite traditional, not much creative though

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 18, 2017

We had an awesome experience at Devon Seafood. Our waitress, Brooke was fantastic!

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 16, 2017

The food was excellent, and the service was relatively quick for a busy day.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Devon Seafood Grill is just one of those places you can count on to always have a very good meal, great service and just thoroughly enjoy.

One of our favorite places.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 15, 2017

The service just ok! I think the server forgot about us at one point.
The food was good but I guess because we were early, some of the food was undercooked, especially the risotto. Also the first batch of biscuits were slightly burned on the bottom.
We didn’t say anything, but I guess we should have.
The calamari was excellent and our entrees were good but could have been serve a little hotter.
Overall experience was ok! Somewhat of a let down.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Food is always great a friend and I stopped for dinner after work Unfortunately we were seated by the bar and the happy hour crowd made it impossible to hear each other and crowded our table

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 15, 2017

We had a "martini" lunch to celebrate our business anniversary. We enjoyed a first course of Vietnamese spring rolls, followed by a second appetizer of calamari. Our lunch was the jumbo lump crab cake melt. Fabulous. Our server, knowing that we were celebrating our anniversary, brought two flutes of Prosecco on the house. So -we had wonderful food and attentive friendly service.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Food was fantastic and Donte was a great server!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 14, 2017

The best seafood in Lhilly overall. Been here many times, and it is consistently excellent.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 13, 2017

It was my birthday

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

I've been here a couple of times. The food is excellent as always. However, the waite staff is PHENOMENAL!!! We had Jermani this time and she was friendly and attentive.
So far a great experience. I definitely recommend a visit.

Tags: Romantic, Fun, Good for Birthdays
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Devon did not disappoint. Germany, our waitress, was wonderful. She was patient, understanding, exacting and funny all at the same time. She is an asset to the organization.

The food was yummy too as was the environment. The only down side was a plumbing issue that caused lines to use the restroom (kinda like the Palestra for the ladies).

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Had a great experience here. Great looking space that is lively but didnt impede on our ability to converse. Menu offers great seafood variety, with steaks and chicken for the landlubbers. Crab cakes were fabulous. Absolutely no filler detected. Clam chowder and biscuits equally great. Our server Jeff was personable and attentive and completed the trifecta of food, ambience, and service. I’d list the price level at moderately high and would recommend as a special occasion venue where the overall melding of the restaurant and the company you dine with make the cost irrelevant. We thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience.

Tags: Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Got seated read

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·Dined on November 11, 2017

My crab cakes were very good as was the asparagus. Mashed potatoes had a layer from the pan mixed in with them. So this was not pleasant to eat. I had a major complaint about the bloody mary drink WAY TOO SPICY. I love bloody marys when they are made correctly and this one was not. Even my husband couldn't drink it and he likes spicy food. When I asked the waiter to make it less spicy with some water it came back still too spicy. When I complained again he brought back a third drink which was just tomato juice - no taste of vodka. I didn't like the waiter's attitude toward me and because of him I would never go back. Devon Seafood you've struck out in my ballpark!

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 (New England)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Great food and service!

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·Dined on November 11, 2017

The waiter was magnificent, he was funny, very informative and overall gave us great service

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 10, 2017

Devon is a wonderful restaurant. Food excellent, service impeccable. Price high but worth it.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Happy Hour, Good for Groups
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 7, 2017

We ordered the halibut with a potato crust. There was 75% potato on one of mine and 50% potato on the other. I took one home so was able to see the potato layer. My husband ordered the same thing and had a similar experience. I've been going to Devon for many, many years and never have I experienced such poor quality. This was extremely disappointing. Our guest had something else and it was too spicy....but at least he had plenty of it!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Great food, great service! The occasion was dinner with my sister from the midwest and she wanted seafood. Devon's was recommended and it didn't disappoint. We had different dishes and each were wonderful. The cauliflower appetizer was truly exceptional!

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·Dined on November 6, 2017

the only issue was the long wait time for our food and we waited quite some time for the biscuits others were seated and given biscuits immediately. We ordered rather quickly, but waited over an hour for main course and just about an hour for starters.

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Excellent food and service!

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Celebrating my mom's birthday had a party of 5. Our table was ready when we arrived however it was set for 4. They immediately corrected that, our server was the best very hospitable and funny. We went in a Sunday where the bottles of wine was half off. Their specialty drink menu was small but the Pardon My French was great. And the wine selection is lengthy. We were told the appetizer was enough to share so we ordered two, it was just enough. The entrees were all delicious. Wasn't crazy about the lobster Mac b cheese lacked flavor. My party stated they preferred mine. The crab cake was very moist and well flavored. I had the shellfish bouillabaisse which was great loved the sauce you could taste the saffron. I will definitely be back. This place is one of my favorites.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Cozy, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Overall, the restaurant, food, and service were very good. However, I made an advance reservation and was seated in the Bar area when I expected to be seated in the main dining area, The bar is very loud. This was to celebrate my wife's birthday with our son. I specified that in the reservation and not even a candle was put in her desert for a Happy Birthday from the restaurant.

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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 4, 2017

For the most part the meal was average at best.
The tuna dish, touted as the best dish on the menus was in fact over cooked and bland.

Worst tuna I have ever had

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Too pricey for the quality.

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·Dined on November 3, 2017

I enjoyed my lunch and will recommend Devon's to my friends and family.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Romantic
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·Dined on November 1, 2017

From beginning til the end, the experience was amazing! I took my grandmother for our weekly dates. She absolutely enjoyed I️t. The service was outstanding and our glass was never less than half full. The coffee that my grandmother order was delightful. The seafood was outstanding and I definitely would frequent Devon’s again!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Even if I tried, I cannot come up with one negative thing to say about Devon Seafood. I can see why they have been around for so long. Their food is always outstanding & the service is exceptional. You can't go wrong when selecting Devon.

Tags: Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Authentic, Hot Spot
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Great food in small portions. Side dishes are amazing, but need more protein on the plate.

Tags: Special Occasion
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Earl was great server

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Great food and service, but there were fruit flies around our table for the whole meal. Very unsettling

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (New England)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Our friends from out of state joined us a Devon. Three of us had the potato crusted halibut and the other had Bouillabaisse. All were very satisfied with the meal. The portions were good and prices seemed reasonable. We dined early (about 6 pm) and it was very quiet- charming place.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 30, 2017

I have never been disappointed in dining here but I must say the food isn't great.
I like it for ambiance , convenience, very good staff, but I come prepared for
a mediocre meal. I f I want a great meal I stay home and cook.
If I want to enjoy my friends in a lovely spot i come here.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Excellent food and service.

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