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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Overall Rating

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food

4.3

service

4.4

ambience

4.3

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (111)
Good for Birthdays (97)
Special Occasion (95)
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Good for Anniversaries (91)
Romantic (77)
Great for Lunch (62)
Casual (61)
Business Meals (60)
Good for Groups (47)
Neighborhood Gem (47)
Worth the Drive (45)
Cozy (43)
Fit for Foodies (42)
Bar Seating (42)
Sunday Lunch (42)
Fun (36)
Pre/post Theatre (36)
Happy Hour (35)
Notable Wine List (35)
People Watching (32)
Creative Cuisine (31)
Quiet Conversation (31)
Healthy (30)
Vibrant Bar Scene (29)
Authentic (28)
Comfort Food (26)
Hot Spot (25)
Scenic View (19)
Great for Brunch (18)
Great for Outdoor Dining (18)
Handcrafted Cocktails (17)
Seasonal (13)
Tasting Menu (11)
Local Ingredients (11)
Late-night Find (10)
Quick Bite (10)
Kid-friendly (8)
Afternoon Tea (6)
Great Beer (6)
Paleo Friendly (6)
Disabled Access (5)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 25, 2013

"I liked the relaxed feel of this place - dark, and cozy –

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 25, 2013

My friends and I were really looking forward to our evening at Devon's to celebrate Restaurant Week. We were not happy with the service as our waitress seemed very rushed and continually reached over our food very rudely. In addition, the rosotto that was serve with our scallops was extremely overcooked and unenjoyable. We will not be patronizing Devon's again anytime in the near future.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 25, 2013

This was the second time my mom and I came to Devon for Restaurant Week, and we had a great time. We were offered biscuits the moment we sat down, and were always offered more as soon as we were finished. Unfortunately when our second entree came out my steak wasn't cooked properly (I asked for medium well, and it came to me medium rare), but I didn't make a big fuss over it, and when they brought it back it was cooked a little better. Now we got the banana foster for dessert, and I've had it before, so I know there's rum in it, but the rum in this dessert was overpowering! The fruit, the ice cream, the waffle, it was horrible! We talked to the manager, and she had the fresh berry dessert brought out for us. Overall, great service!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 25, 2013

The complimentary biscuits were yummy and came with a delicious sweet butter as well. The crab cakes were awesome and well liked by everyone no fillers were added and tasted very fresh. The arctic char was well liked by the person who ordered it. The hazelnut ice cream was a hit among our group even tough you received only a scoop with a chocolate lava cake.

Tags: Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 25, 2013

Our dinner visit during Restaurant Week was wonderful.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 25, 2013

Waiter was polite, courteous, and very knowledgable about the wine and food pairings etc.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 24, 2013

I had a business meeting with friends and we had a booth which allowed for a conversation. The food and service was great and the wine prices were reasonable. Would definitely go again.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 21, 2013

Even though it was Restaurant Week (which we usually avoid) we were pleased that our server, Maria, did not rush us, and provided us with good advice. As always, we were accommodated with all our requests including finding us a bottle of wine that was not on the menu that evening. The smoked salmon flatbread was an excellent starter for three of us to share and all of our entrees were presented nicely. Leftovers, including our lobster shells, were packed up carefully. The homemade ice creams and sorbets were scrumptious.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 21, 2013

The food would have been good if it was hot. Two meals and the only thing that was above room temperature was the crab cakes. everything else including the chocolate lava cake was COLD!! Not impressed at all.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 21, 2013

I had booked reservations for retaurant week which happen to be my sons birthday. In the reservations I requested that they put a candle in his desert. That was fulfilled and didn't have to remind the waitress at all. Waitress was very attentive and on point....love love love it.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 21, 2013

Fabulous food and service! I would highly recommend it! My new favorite place. Best lobster bisque. Everything was fantastic, delicious. Great service!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 20, 2013

Restaurant Week menu is delicious, and if you ever go on a Sunday - 1/2 price bottles of wine $100 and under!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 20, 2013

My wife & I went to Devon's for the start of restaurant week & was pleased with our experience. Our waitress was very helpful & attentive. The ambiance was very laid back & cozy. We really liked the decor of the restaurant as well as the view of the street from where we were sitting. The food was good especially the seared scallops & crab cakes. The creamy mushroom risotto was prepared just right & was very tasteful. Unfortunately,there were a few draw backs. The lobster bisque was good but there wasn't enough lobster chunks to be enjoyed. The lobster mac n cheese was horrible. It wasn't cheesy & the lobster chunks were small & very, very few. To be perfectly honest the lobster mac n cheese needs to be revamped or removed from the menu.

Tags: Late-night Find
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 20, 2013

Food was outstanding. Very busy, well we did go during restaurant week, so it may not be quite that busy all the time. Service was nice, our server recommended a great wine for our meal.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on January 20, 2013

Great service by or server I think Tatiana?
Delicious food and a great Sunday deal on wine!
Can't wait to return.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Hot Spot
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 20, 2013

Great food. Classy restaurant. I love a white table cloths restaurant, and Devon Grill did not disappoint. I didn't know what to expect since I had never been there before. I was quite pleasantly surprised at how upscale the place and food were. The wait staff was excellent. If it wasn't for Restaurant Week, I would not have known about this establishment.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 20, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our first dinner at the Devon during Restaurant Week. And will return with more friends. I had the grilled char and it was perfectly done -- moist and flavorful. At the recommendation of the waiter, she had the lump crab cakes and was very pleased with her meal -- plenty of crab -- no filler. We discovered the Sunday half price wine list and took advantage of that. Apparently it is a Sunday special and a great value. Overall, the entire meal was well worth the trip from Upper Bucks county into the city on a cold Sunday night.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 20, 2013

It was the first day of "Restuarant Week " and the view out on to Rittenhouse Square was lovely on this sunny day. However because of this it was very crowded and the service S l o w . Otherwise it was fairly good as usual.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 20, 2013

The food was very good as well as the atmosphere. The service felt a little rushed, we don't usually get served our dessert while still eating our main course, especially when the restaurant is not crowded. The wait staff itself was very courteous however, I think the fault lies with management. I don't know whether the cause was the fact that we were ordering from the resaurant week menu or if it always this way.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 19, 2013

service was good... the wine selection was top shelf...an incredible seafood experience. whole lobster was tender and succulent. awesome variety of fish to chose from...

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on January 19, 2013

One of the most comprehensive menus I have ever seen. Excellent dishes. Everything about the appetizers , entrees and desserts was Perfect. Cant wait to go back!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 19, 2013

We celebrated our engagement here & they surprised us with a complimentary dessert. Very special.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 19, 2013

stopped by Devon for an easy lunch on a weekend in Philly. Nice location on rittenhouse square, great seafood selection and excellent service. We sat near the window which was very nice. I would recommend this place for great seafood.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 19, 2013

SERVICE VERY TYPICAL OF A CHAIN RESTAURANT, I ASKED THE SERVER FOR MORE BISCUITS, HAD TO REMIND HER TWICE, BILL WAS $108 FOR THREE PREOPLE, 2 OF THEM NOT DRINKERS (I HAD ONE DRINK), QUALITY OF FOOD WAS MARGINAL......

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 18, 2013

The host's were very welcoming at the Devon Seafood Grill. That followed up nicely with prompt seating, water and fresh from the oven biscuits. The server was very knowledgable about the food and drinks and anything she didn't know she got the answer for and more. The appetizer came up quickly and was well prepared. The entree's were very good and high quality, but not for a high price. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone for a fine dinning experience of great food, friendly service and atmosphere creating THE over-all top dinning experience!

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 (Omaha)·Dined on January 16, 2013

Dinner was delicious, server personably while efficient, we had a little annoyance of gnats (1-2) hovering over the red wine - they have good taste as well.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 16, 2013

If you want quiet go early- e.g. 5-5:30

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 13, 2013

The food was great and so as the service. The noise level was moderate because i went on a Sunday but over the weekend it would be a lot louder. Great place.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Hot Spot
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 13, 2013

This is by far my favorite hot spot to eat in center city Philadelphia!!!! Outstanding food and always great service!! P.S. the biscuits are amazing but the tray could come around a little more to the lovers ;)

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 13, 2013

First time dining here and we had a pleasant experience. Earlier dinner before a show. Was pleased to find that on Sundays all bottles of wine $100 were 50% off, so we selected a nice pinot noir...a good compromise with my wife's filet/seafood and my mixed seafood grill. Only a couple minor mistakes by the kitchen, which our server immediately offered to correct...attentive service by our waiter and another staff member not working our table. The main dining room is an unusual space and we were in a booth near the kitchen. Overall, quiet atmosphere and we enjoyed a very nice early evening meal.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 13, 2013

EVERYONE VERY FRIENDLY,COURTEOUS AND HELPFUL.ESPECIALLY WONDERFUL WAITRESS,TANYA!
HAD A GREAT EXPERIENCE AND WOULD RETURN!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 12, 2013

First time there .... And I can not wait to go back the food was excellent and so was the service

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 12, 2013

As always, the food was great and the wine list not too terribly overpriced. Service was very good as well. One of my favorite seafood spots in the city!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 11, 2013

The food was excellent and the wine list impressive. The service was also great. Present when you needed something, but not hovering.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 11, 2013

Simply fantastic! Their steaks and seafood are second to none, and are always served fresh and perfectly prepared.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 6, 2013

Love love love this restaurant. The food is fabulous, the service is always top notch....the lighting is perfect....not too bright or distracting but sufficient to actually read the menu!!Our waitress was so helpful in recommending substitutions to meet our dietary restrictions. I have always had an excellent meal...whether it has been for lunch or dinner.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 5, 2013

Nice romantic spot so long as they give you a spot in a low-traffic area. Can be a little off-putting in some places. Lovely venue though.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 5, 2013

Service, food was very good. Definitely will go back again.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 4, 2013

Great food, great service. And instead of bread to start, they bring out homemade biscuits. Very tasty.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 4, 2013

I always enjoy the excellent selection of fresh seafood.

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