Wanda BYOB

4.6
35 Reviews
$30 and under
American
So you ask why Wanda Byob?

Wanda Pollyana Boos/Lipot was my Mother and my inspiration to become a Chef. Wanda was an amazing cook who actually had some serious training in her country of Trinidad and Tobago. In fact, one of my most prized mementos is my mother's... her cooking manual from Naparima Girls High School in Trinidad.

What started as my mother's inspiration many years ago has turned into a career that I love and am very proud of. So here I am, my mother's son, who has spent 38 years in the kitchen, perfecting my craft. I now want to share what I've learned with all of you in a place I can call my own.

With the help of my wonderfully supportive wife, Gilda and my wonderful family behind me, I look forward to what's to come.

Thank you and God Bless.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 35 people are saying
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4.6
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, I got the creme brûlée French toast and also tried the SALT and goat cheese croquettes, all were delicious. Staff was excellent and super accommodating. Hope this place sticks around!

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vipBenY
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great new place. In a very cool location and food was outstanding! Prices were reasonable

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vipMaryannR
Washington DC
53 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

As it has been on prior visits, the food was excellent. Everyone is friendly and knowledgeable which adds to the overall experience.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was amazing. I really enjoyed meeting the owners and chef. I would absolutely recommend to everyone I know.

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vipphk1121
Philadelphia
60 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brunch was spectacular and the attentiveness of the owner and the chef were impeccable. Cannot wait to rerun for dinner!

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JBNJ
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall2food1service4ambience2

Food wasn't very good. Noticeably absent from the description of the tuna tower on the menu is green roe, which made it virtually inedible for my wife. We both had the lobster cannelloni for our entrée, the cannelloni was chewy & rather hard, and the ricotta was tasteless. Neither one of us got through one of three cannellonis and the waitress was conveniently oblivious to our virtually full plates.

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vipAGro
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, friendly and attentive service! The owner seems lovely, we enjoyed chatting with her!

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vipVeronicaM
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food. Great atmosphere.

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Tessatax
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had brunch on Sunday. I loved my omelette with wild mushrooms and Boursin cheese.

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vipBethP
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and service- highly recommend!!

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vipMaryannR
Washington DC
54 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We were very happy to be back again at Wanda. The food is great the staff and owners remarkable. Great combinations of flavors. Try the tuna tower and the machego funnel cake We will be back

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Great unique flavors, service & atmosphere. Highly recommend! We will be back for sure!

Wanda BYOB
Responded on May 31, 2021

Thank you!!!! We appreciate any and all feedback!!!!

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vipThomasF
Philadelphia
34 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The entrance was a little hard to find,but once inside everything was outstanding. My filet mignon was almost tender enough to cut with a fork. Would definitely return and recommend to others.

Wanda BYOB
Responded on May 31, 2021

Thank you so much!!!!! We use a very high grade of beef tenderloin to cut our filet mignons out of. Thanks for noticing!!

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WilliamF
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

I went here when it was Denim BYOB and it was my favorite place to eat dinner. Wanda did not disappoint. The food was excellent and I look forward to dining there again. The only unusual thing, at least as it seemed to me, was that the owner's wife served as the hostess and my "server" only served me dessert as thge owner's wife brought me the appetizer and entree. Service was excellent.

Wanda BYOB
Responded on May 31, 2021

Wow, thank you for comparing us to Denim!!!! Chef Dave was so helpful to us in so many ways!!! We truly appreciate your patronage!

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lindap
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food is amazing and different! They have things on their menu i have never seen anywhere else. The ambiance is charming and service excellent.

Wanda BYOB
Responded on May 31, 2021

Thank you Linda!!!! We try and bring a variety of flavors to our menu offerings. Thanks for noticing our efforts!!!

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CarmenG
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love it.. Beautiful place and tasty food.. love it!!!

Wanda BYOB
Responded on May 31, 2021

Thanks so much Carmen!!!!

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JillP
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The place was beautiful, staff all friendly and great prices. Only issue, waffle was extremely overcooked/hard. Server replaced waffle but replacement wasn’t much better.

Wanda BYOB
Responded on May 31, 2021

Hello Jill!! Thank you for your feedback!!! The waffle was an issue but has been corrected. Our apologies for that!!! We hope to see you in the near future and please don't hesitate to ask for Chef Anthony. I would love to speak to in person!!!! Next waffle is on us!!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first time going to Wanda after the switchover from Denim. The food and experience were both just as great as Denim. I would definitely recommend trying out Wanda if you enjoyed Denim!

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vipJoanL
Philadelphia
16 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is our second time eating at Wanda's. The first was for brunch and we loved it so much that we decided to come here with dinner with friends. We were not disappointed. The meal, service, and ambiance was amazing!
Can't wait to go back.

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MelissaM
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enthusiastic service. Outstanding brunch, including perfectly poached eggs. Unique but pleasant decor.

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vipMarisa
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious and the ambiance was great. The staff was friendly and attentive. I would definitely come here again for a nice dinner out.

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Gotopchedda
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Excellent, period. Haddonfield has found it's food gem.

Wanda BYOB
Responded on May 31, 2021

Wow!!!! Thank you so much!!!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was awesome! Only suggestion- need better chairs for outside. Folding bridge chairs with no back support at all are really uncomfortable! Also invest in umbrellas and heaters for fall.

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Jersey1535
Philadelphia
19 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Fantastic food! We got the Chilean sea bass and it was amazing. I’m still dreaming about this meal.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Delicious meal from start to finish!

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RachelR
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience5

It was cute. Food was overpriced for what it was. Overall, I'd say it was ehhh.

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Sarah
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Highly recommend! Great food and wonderful service!

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SethM
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Had an excellent Mothers Day brunch here. The goat cheese croquettes were AMAZING!
Tables were distanced and they were doing "it" right.

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HeatherP
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Everything about Wanda's was good. Would definitely go back and try lunch or dinner. Brunch was fantastic.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mother’s Day

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MaryellenD
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dined early on a Saturday night. Both food and staff were outstanding. We are already planning our next visit.

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JoyceV
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hostess and server were very friendly. All of our food was delicious!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Phenomenal dinner, from the yummy brussel sprouts appetizer and Caesar salad- both prepared perfectly. To our entrees- pork tenderloin mignonette - and Scottish salmon. They were excellent- moist, flavorful and expertly done. Food like in Philly here in Haddonfield. Best was last - NY Cheesecake- w macerated strawberries and homemade whipped cream. Best we’ve ever had. We will be back! Great server, Ashley- thank you!

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vipSteveJ
Philadelphia
16 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

First time here after the change over from Denim. They have done a great job continuing the fine food and delicious meals. The lobster bisque was very tasty. The mussels appetizer was really good as well. The pork tenderloin dinner was unique and fantastic. And the shrimp and lobster cannalloni was amazing. The place got crowded and they were short staffed but did their best to keep up. Service was still good, just overwhelmed. It did not effect the food or experience.

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vipJKWeb
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were great. We were able to eat outside which is located off the main street, so it was very quiet and you don't need to deal with pedestrians or cyclists. Interior looks very cute as well for future reference.

Wanda BYOB
Responded on April 28, 2021

Thank you for this 5-star rating and for sharing your pleasant experience with us. We greatly appreciate your feedback.

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FAQs

Wanda BYOB offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (856) 520-8114.

Wanda BYOB is rated 4.6 stars by 35 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.