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About White Dog Cafe - Wayne

The White Dog Cafe is known for it's unusual blend of award winning contemporary American cuisine, civic engagement and environmental sustainability. We only use the finest ingredients from farms that practice sustainable farming methods and all of our seafood comes from sustainable sources, while our wine list includes quality varietals from american vineyards.

200 W. Lancaster Avenue
Wayne, PA 19087
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Dinner Sunday: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Monday - Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm, Friday - Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Happy Hour: Monday- Friday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Brunch: Saturday 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Brunch: Sunday 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa

Phone Number:
(610) 225-3700

Website:
http://www.whitedog.com/

Parking Details:
For the convenience of our guests White Dog Cafe offers a complimentary valet service during lunch hours Monday through Friday.

Executive Chef:
Zach Grainda

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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White Dog Wayne has become a popular dining destination on the Main Line since 2010, and a long time favorite in Philadelphia for over thirty years. Known for our commitment to serving local, organic and sustainable foods, White Dog will leave a lasting impression on you and your guests.

White Dog Cafe - Wayne Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.6

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (74)
Good for a Date (69)
Local Ingredients (66)
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Creative Cuisine (63)
Great for Lunch (60)
Good for Birthdays (59)
Neighborhood Gem (56)
Cozy (54)
Fit for Foodies (53)
Great for Brunch (48)
Good for Anniversaries (48)
Casual (46)
Good for Groups (45)
Bar Seating (44)
Business Meals (44)
Fun (42)
Sunday Lunch (41)
Seasonal (39)
Handcrafted Cocktails (35)
Romantic (35)
Worth the Drive (32)
Great for Outdoor Dining (30)
Healthy (29)
Vibrant Bar Scene (27)
Comfort Food (26)
Quiet Conversation (22)
Organic (21)
Hot Spot (20)
Happy Hour (19)
Good Vegetarian Options (19)
Authentic (18)
People Watching (16)
Great Beer (12)
Afternoon Coffee (11)
Gluten Free Options (10)
Notable Wine List (10)
Pre/post Theatre (10)
Kid-friendly (9)
Quick Bite (9)
Vegan (7)
Afternoon Tea (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Disabled Access (4)
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined 2 days ago

Good restaurant but long wait to sit

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 3 days ago

Love going! Brunch is always amazing. Ambiance is awesome. The staff is accommodating for everything. Brunch specials are reasonable for drink and food prices.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 3 days ago

I'm very happy with total experience, our meal was very good and the service was excellent

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·Dined 4 days ago

Food great hostess great

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined 5 days ago

Great place to meet clients and
Have a Great meal

Tags: Business Meals
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined 5 days ago

Always exceptional! We enjoyed everything about White Dog - food, service and ambiance.

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vip
 (Portland)·Dined 6 days ago

Delicious food. This is our go-to restaurant whenever we visit. Quiet with several rooms but feels like the place to be. Menu not too large but all fresh and delightful. Something for everyone. Special flare in service.

Tags: Cozy, Business Meals, Worth the Drive
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Great brunch menu and wonderful atmosphere! Smoked salmon was delicious.

Tags: Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 7, 2018

The decor, service and food were PERFECT!!! Keep up the good work White Dog :) We will absolutely be back!!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Sat at the bar with our favorite bartender Alex. There were 5 of us that easily fit around the end of the bar with plenty of room to eat. Had humus and deviled eggs for appetizers. My dinner was the chicken with mushrooms. It was delicious. My friend had the Shad special which was great. Its a popular spot so make reservations.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 6, 2018

White Dog is my favorite place for brunch. The service and food were excellent. The omlette and the sides were tasty.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Seasonal, Healthy, Local Ingredients, Great for Brunch, Casual
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·Dined on January 6, 2018

Met and old friend for lunch and we really enjoyed it!!! We went from a friends recommendation and so glad we did. We will definitely be going back. Service was awesome! !!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Organic, Fun, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Vegan, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Casual
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Food was very good, ur a little disappointed in the service - very slow and waitress wasn't very personable.

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·Dined on January 5, 2018

Love the menu, great service, attention to detail,Excellent staff and I love the food!

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Casual, Comfort Food, Great Beer, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Healthy, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Love this place every time I come here. My only complaint was that I packed my fried pickles, and our server never put a lid on the sauce, so it should all over the takeout container by the time I got home, ten minutes later. The food is always delicious, though!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Organic, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Bar Seating, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Great Beer, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Great as always! We come usually once a month or so and it always great.

Tags: Good for Groups, Bar Seating, People Watching, Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Brilliant New Years Brunch. Smoked Salmon Benedict was wonderful

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 1, 2018

So good, every time. Ambience was just right on New Year's Eve this year. Server (Katie) did an outstanding job of taking care of us - we have allergy issues and she was so great at making it a great meal despite our limitations. Such a great restaurant decor-wise, ambience, great cocktails and the food is always spot-on. I bring all my relatives here when they visit and it never lets down. Love it.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

New Year's Eve and anniversary

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Great night and very festive. My relatives from Greece loved it!

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vip
 (Birmingham)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Delicious dinner! Fun New Years Eve dinner with friends!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Cozy, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Went for NYE for the 3rd year in a row. They sat us right away but the server seemed annoyed/not happy to be there. I have a dairy allergy and the allergy menu had no entrees that were dairy free. It took some back and forth with the kitchen but finally we found the scallops could be altered. Our first drinks were good, suggest the Honey Mule. The Smokey and the Bandito was undrinkable. Food was delicious. Just wish we were treated better.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Cozy, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We went for dinner early (6pm)on New Years Eve. The place was hopping so we had a 10 minute wait for our table. Service at the table was slow as far as ordering but food came out promptly once our order was placed. Everything was delicious although my sister thought the carrots could have been cooked more in her beef stew. My husband and brother in law had the scallops. These were a special and although they tasted delicious the price was exorbitant. The portion was small - only 4 scallops for close to forty dollars. Overall it was a lovely place to gather on New Year's Eve but bring your wallet.

Tags: Hot Spot, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Had a great family brunch there with our daughters who were in town for the holidays. Usually we brunch at a restaurant in Philadelphia but have to say the brunch at the White Dog in Wayne was superb in every way. Great table, great service and fantastic meals for each of us. The menu selection was varied and interesting. We’ll be back ASAP. They rocked it!

Tags: Casual, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Healthy, Local Ingredients, Fun, Business Meals
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Second time here. We will definitely be back! Great food and excellent, friendly service. I love the bottomless cocktail special at brunch.

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Excellent friendly service & creative foods.
Our server explained and offered details of food offerings on the menu.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Great for Brunch, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

We have been here on a few occasions. Every time it has been a terrific experience for service and delicious food. Always recommend it highly. Hopefully will visit again soon!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Fun, Casual, Authentic, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation, Great for Brunch, Tasting Menu, Healthy, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Fantastic brunch menu with local ingredients. Wait staff was phenomenal, especially with two babies

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Service was great but there is no way to justify the price. The quality of food is good - for a foodie it’s slightly under par. No seasoning on the chicken and “medium-rare” steak was completely raw. Luckily the quality of steak helped counter balance the doneness.

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·Dined on December 30, 2017

This is one of my favorite spots on the Main Line. The food is always good. Great cocktail menu and wine list. The restaurant is beautiful and the staff is attentive and knowledgeable.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Consistently great! Even though we arrived during an extremely busy time, the host went over and above to seat us the section I was hoping for! Such a pleasure dining here.

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vip
 (Richmond)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Food was ok, not outstanding; service was fine; noise level was outrageous.
I would never go back because of that issue.
We were a table of 4, sitting in what appeared to be a 'library' setting, away from the even-more-noisy bar. It was a mid-week, very busy night. We dined about 7:30 pm, and could only hear (some of) the conversation of our guests if we leaned over our food, towards them... very disconcerting.
Wine list was limited... almost impossible to find a decent wine under $40 a bottle.
Entrée prices were also a bit 'heavy-handed'... in fact, they were equal, or more expensive than if we actually were dining at a downtown restaurant.
Sigh... I remember many wonderful dinners at the original White Dog on Sansom, but I guess it's true... you can never return to your youth.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Great all around! We went early with our kids and staff made us feel completely comfortable. The restaurant was decorated for ChrIstmas and looked beautiful. Food and service was top notch.

Tags: Kid-friendly
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Great service. Good drinks and great food.
Reservation was on time no waiting

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 24, 2017

This place is one of my go-to favorites. It’s better on a regular day, we went on Christmas Eve and the food was not as hot as it should be and the service was not as good because they were very busy . That said, we still had a great time and it was delicious.

Tags: Special Occasion, Organic, Business Meals, Cozy, Seasonal, Local Ingredients
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Another great meal at White Dog. We enjoy all 3 of the Dogs. Perhaps Wayne more that the other 2.

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·Dined on December 24, 2017

White Dog did away with Filet and Lobster Mac and Cheese. Very disappointing

Will not be going back

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We went to White Dog in Wayne for a festive Christmas Eve dinner. The overall experience was fantastic. Our food and Server (Mike) was excellent and made it a fun experience. We highly recommend White Dog.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Great spot for brunch! Great ambiance and attentive staff. Highly recommend ordering the Pupusa if you go for brunch!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 22, 2017

We had made a reservation but were running a little late, but when we called the restaurant, they were really accommodating. We got in and were escorted to our table right away. Our waiter, Jason, was very friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable. He made the experience really great!

The food was just amazing - from the service bread to appetizer and soup, to our main courses, everything tasted great! I would recommend this place for sure, and would definitely come back in the future!

Tags: Good for a Date, Seasonal, Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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