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

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.3

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (127)
Special Occasion (107)
Good for Birthdays (96)
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Good for Anniversaries (83)
Romantic (72)
Casual (69)
Great for Lunch (57)
Neighborhood Gem (57)
Good for Groups (56)
Business Meals (53)
Happy Hour (46)
Sunday Lunch (44)
Cozy (41)
Bar Seating (41)
Worth the Drive (40)
Great for Outdoor Dining (40)
Fit for Foodies (39)
People Watching (38)
Pre/post Theatre (36)
Great for Brunch (34)
Fun (34)
Creative Cuisine (32)
Quiet Conversation (32)
Vibrant Bar Scene (32)
Notable Wine List (30)
Authentic (27)
Hot Spot (27)
Healthy (23)
Scenic View (23)
Tasting Menu (22)
Comfort Food (22)
Late-night Find (17)
Handcrafted Cocktails (16)
Kid-friendly (11)
Local Ingredients (10)
Quick Bite (10)
Gluten Free Options (7)
Seasonal (7)
Paleo Friendly (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Spicy (5)
Great Beer (4)
Organic (4)
Disabled Access (4)
Afternoon Tea (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Live Music (2)
Live Sports (2)
Vegan (2)
Waterfront (2)
Tapas (1)
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 29, 2017

All went well. The food was good and the service was very good. Nice Birthday for my mother.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Service and food was excellent! I enjoyed the service and my waiter was really nice

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Hot Spot
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Seafood was fresh but not a gourmet presentation. Vegetables were good.
Portion sizes were ample. Service was good. Restaurant was so noisy
it put me on edge and it was hard to relax. if I try it again it won't be on a weekend.
It is a huge chain restaurant which is perfectly adequate but not exciting.

Tags: Healthy
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Wonderful place! Wished they had an extended menu for seafood, but overall the restaurant is nice. Would recommend for couples and yuppies.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 27, 2017

All I have to say is MICHELLE, she is indeed the best server, even when we are not seated in her section she always makes sure we are taken care of, she is a winner.

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·Dined on October 27, 2017

Our server Craig was amazing. The food was very good. We would definitely come back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 27, 2017

We had a table for six in the alcove, and it was much appreciated. The waitress was terrific.

Tags: Great Beer
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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Great food, great service. Couldn't ask for more!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Cozy, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 26, 2017

My birthday dinner was amazing. I enjoyed myself the waiter was nice and friendly..

Tags: Happy Hour, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 25, 2017

We ordered dessert to split, we ordered first Strawberry Short Cake they had none, so then it was VANILLA BEAN CRÈME BRÛLÉE†. The waiter said we did not make our $50 so we could use our coupon. I said that's ok we have to go. He said why don't you take it to go. So we said we would forget the and take a slice of carrot cake for each of us. He came to the table with one piece to take and the VANILLA BEAN CRÈME BRÛLÉE†. I was dissapoointed. I told my friend to take the cake and we hurry up and ate the VANILLA BEAN CRÈME BRÛLÉE†.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Excellent menu and food choices. We had oysters, tuna, strip steak and crab cakes and they were all excellent! Great location and excellent service!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 22, 2017

The food was very good but, it took an hour for it to arrive.

Tags: Business Meals, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 22, 2017

I have been a very loyal customer and have eaten at Devon many times. It has historically been one of my go to places in Philly. During this visit there must have been something wrong with the way the server was set up. It took about 30 minutes before I was asked to order. When the food finally came no one came back to ask if I needed anything until I was all but done eating. I would have liked to have something as simple as salt and pepper which Devon does not put on the tables. It was my worst service experience at this restaurant to date.

Tags: People Watching, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Birthday dinner for my sister. Our waiter Caesar was amazing. The food was amazing. We have a great time.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 22, 2017

It was a wonderful brunch experience. A varied menu with many great choices.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Excellent service and professional and courteous staff from greeting to exit.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 22, 2017

The biscuits were delicious. Waiter was very friendly. We ordered a bunch of apps to try different things. Loved crab cakes and cauliflower.

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·Dined on October 21, 2017

I've been to Devon many times, and there has been a steady decline in how well the food is prepared. I usually order salmon grilled. This time the piece of salmon was dried out and had no life. This was not always the case in the past, or I would not have kept coming to the restaurant. I was disappointed this go round. However, my date indicated that her food was good.

Tags: People Watching
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

The food was great, we enjoyed the Salmon, crab cake, scallops, and panko fried shrimp. The Lobster Bisque was good also.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 21, 2017

This Devon is not the horseshoe. This is a well operated seafood special restaurant that provides excellent service and well prepared and presented food. With both a raw bar with many choices and both fresh fish dishes as well as prime meat devices, Devin is worth paying the overpriced valets, if you cannot find a parking lot in your own

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Our Server was Great, but the service was dreadful! Something was going on in the kitchen and neither us nor the 5 - 6 tables around us seemed to be able to get anything that resembled food out of the kitchen. Our server apologized profusely and regularly (and brought complimentary beverages). Finally he said that the manager was now in the kitchen and, sure enough, 10 mins. later, hot, tasty, fresh food arrived at our table and those surrounding us! I guess it was just one of those nights, in the kitchen, at Devon! I've been here before and I will return.

Tags: Fun, Good for Groups, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Consistently excellent food! Great oysters. Recommend the crab cakes and char crusted ahi tuna.

Tags: People Watching, Scenic View
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Had not been to Devon’s in a while. Service was great. Chicken selection was a little spicy. Crab cakes great as usual. Missed the waitstaff bringing the hot biscuit to your table on the hot tray.

Tags: Casual, Tasting Menu, Authentic
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Always fabulous seafood. Highly recommend the oysters app, and crab cakes dinner. Nice size bar. Fabulous waiter and staff service.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Food and service were excellent. We grabbed a small table near the bar. However had difficulty finishing the meal in the building because of pesky flies. It was a temperate evening..but also OCTOBER!! Close the front windows folks! If I wanted to have the experience of eating outdoors..I would have eaten outdoors. Had to take most of the meal to go...sadly. Drinks were good.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 18, 2017

I have been to Devon on numerous occasions and it never disappoints. We were seated on time, food came fast and it was excellent.

Tags: Good for Groups, Casual, Late-night Find, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Business Meals
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Celebrated a customers birthday. We both had the crab cake entree. As advertised, they did not disappoint.
Miranda was our server and she was spectacular.
P.S. the biscuits with the maple syrup butter were out of this world.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 17, 2017

One of our favorite restaurants, delicious food, lots of seafood and wine-by-the-glass choices, and convenient to Curtis Institute.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 16, 2017

We had our son's birthday dinner, and could not have been happier. The waiter and staff were friendly and attentive, and the food was fantastic. We will definitely go back.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Romantic, Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 15, 2017

They were unusually busy so the service was slow, but friendly. The food was good. The clam chowder and crab cakes were outstanding.

Tags: Happy Hour, People Watching, Healthy, Paleo Friendly, Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 14, 2017

The food was very good. The fish was very fresh and well cooked.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 14, 2017

We have been many times and our meals are always well prepared and served. Our server this time was particularly notable....knowledgeable, friendly and efficient. I his name was Pirello...or something close to that . Well done!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Healthy
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Excellent food and service. My wife and I decided to visit Devon Friday evening and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The server was very informative and accommodating. Among other things, the crab cakes, trout, bruschetta w/goat cheese and an incredible apple croustade w/cinnamon ice cream and bourbon maple syrup was a quasi-religious experience.
We decided to meet friends for Sunday brunch. As anticipated, everything was great.

Despite the fact we traditionally frequent other restaurants in the area, Devon is clearly on our radar to visit more frequently. Do yourself a favor and visit Devon. You too will be impressed.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Late-night Find
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Went to Devon with a friend to celebrate her birthday. The cocktail was great, shrimp cocktail excellent, she had crab cakes and I had salmon, both delicious. We had ice cream for dessert and it just topped it off. Everything was great, staff and especially our server. Will definitely go back.

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Healthy, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Food was excellent and noise level was low. Great to catch up with a friend in from out of town. Lauren (server)was excellent!! She was Polite, attentive and had great energy. Highly recommend asking for her if you visit Devon Seafood. Great smile. Genuine. We will definitely be back.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Devon always has a good variety of well-prepared seafood.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 11, 2017

I go to Devon's at 3 times a year, including my birthday every year. Although the menu has changed over the year and the portions are getting smaller by the day its still a nice place for a date or to celebrate a special occasion.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 10, 2017

We really enjoyed dinner. We haven't been there in about 10 years and so just before we left for dinner I checked out the reviews on Yelp to see what's new and good right now. Pretty much every review was terrible so I was concerned. This was a business dinner and I didn't want to be embarrassed. Thank Goodness this was not the case. The four of us had salmon,lobster,seafood ravioli and swordfish for dinner. Everyone loved their entrees. The brie salad was terrific. We had the large seafood platter to start and the crab was not fresh and so I was afraid to eat the oysters but I tried them and they were good. That was the only downside. Server was very eager to please. It turned out very well and we would all go back.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Happy Hour
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Nice restaurant to eat seafood and sit outside and enjoy Rittenhouse square park.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Underwhelmed. Entire meal was over cooked. First and last experience.

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