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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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Sun 8:00PM - 9:00PM

Mon - Thu 5:00PM - 5:30PM 9:00PM - 9:30PM

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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

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.6

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (73)
Special Occasion (68)
Local Ingredients (61)
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Creative Cuisine (60)
Cozy (58)
Neighborhood Gem (57)
Great for Brunch (55)
Good for Birthdays (55)
Fit for Foodies (53)
Great for Lunch (52)
Sunday Lunch (48)
Good for Anniversaries (46)
Business Meals (46)
Casual (45)
Romantic (42)
Good for Groups (42)
Bar Seating (40)
Seasonal (36)
Handcrafted Cocktails (34)
Fun (32)
Healthy (31)
Vibrant Bar Scene (27)
Happy Hour (25)
Worth the Drive (25)
Hot Spot (24)
Quiet Conversation (24)
Comfort Food (23)
Organic (23)
Authentic (22)
Great for Outdoor Dining (21)
Good Vegetarian Options (18)
Great Beer (15)
People Watching (15)
Afternoon Coffee (12)
Kid-friendly (10)
Gluten Free Options (10)
Notable Wine List (9)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Tasting Menu (8)
Vegan (8)
Afternoon Tea (7)
Quick Bite (6)
Disabled Access (4)
Paleo Friendly (4)
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined a day ago

Food, service and atmosphere were wonderful. Definitely a keeper!!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined a day ago

White Dog always delivers. Well done. Had a great time.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 2 days ago

The hostess poured us water then we didn't see anyone for over 5 minutes. We sat by the bay window and the room was drafty. Drinks took a long time. Food is of nice quality but the sliders were disappointing. Besides the buns being considerably larger than the beef inside, there were only two on the plate. Should have gotten the full size burger.for $5more and yalem half of it.home.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 2 days ago

Despite being ten (10) minutes early for our 7:30 reservation, we still had to wait nearly twenty minutes to be seated. Once seated, service all around was poor: from taking our drink orders to getting bread on the table, apps and entrees - everything was painfully slow. If the meal had not been as good as it was, the evening out would have been a bust.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Local Ingredients, Casual
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined 2 days ago

Fantastic as always! Good food and great service! Always look forward to returning.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Late-night Find, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined 4 days ago

The food at White Dog Café is second to none, and the atmosphere is always energetic. While this is a "special occasion" type of restaurant, the price is honestly not bad for the quality food you experience. The wait staff is very well learned on the menu options, and will always give a great recommendation.

Tags: Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Authentic, Organic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 4 days ago

Overall a great meal. We had to wait about 15 minutes past our reservation time, and just a bit of an annoyance that the drinks we had while waiting at the bar couldn't be carried over to our dinner bill. Tables were pretty close together! Great tasting food was the big plus, and the Pawmagromit house cocktail.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 4 days ago

I have been going to White Dog in Wayne for as long as it has been open. I am a local resident and WD is one of my favorites. I must say though how very disappointed I was on Valentine's Day dinner. I made my reservations a month in advance- and when I arrived- you would not know it was not any other day. No flowers on tables, no valentines, no special menu, no chocolates for the table, no champagne with arrival- actually my point is anything would have been nice! No effort was made by the restaurant to make it a special occasion. Seriously! I arrived that morning on a flight from American Airlines with champagne and chocolates and hearts everywhere. why would I in the future think to go there as it was any other night? Why did you advertise so much for Valentines and make zero efforts- I was truly disappointed. you really fell behind other restaurants, and I wish I had made another choice.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 4 days ago

As always the White Dog did not disappoint us. I chose the White Dog for our Valentines ❤️Dinner as it my Wife’s favorite. We started at the White Dog in Philadelphia on Samson St., and when they opened out here in Wayne, we were delighted 😄.
From the service to the food, and all in between you will not find a better meal, libations or friendly (knowledgeable) service anywhere.

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED❗️❗️❗️

Tags: Healthy, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Seasonal, Great Beer, Bar Seating, Afternoon Coffee, Great for Brunch, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 4 days ago

We had a wonderful Valentine’s Day dinner. Cocktails and lamb was delishes.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined 5 days ago

Fabulous dinner with friends - our first time at White Dog Café - won't be our last. Might have to check out the other locations as well.

Tags: Good for Groups, Casual, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined 5 days ago

Everything was outstanding. Second visit with clients and will go back.

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·Dined 7 days ago

THE WAITRESS WE HAD WAS VERY GOOD. SHE WAS FRIENDLY AND KNOWLEDGEABLE. THE WAIT TIME TO GET OUR FOOD WAS VERY LONG.

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food, Healthy
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·Dined on February 11, 2018

Julia was great!

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·Dined on February 11, 2018

amazing fresh food, and super dog theme, a must for dog lovers and foodies

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Healthy, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 10, 2018

I was in the area for a last-minute trip with a friend. I had been to the location near Penn many years ago, and thought I'd try this one in Wayne. Even though we made our reservation last minute, we had a wonderful experience. Special thanks to our server, Kristen - her recommendations were all excellent! My friend is a notorious "wine snob" who cringed at the thought of an "American" wine. Kristen was able to point us to a wonderful organic wine on the menu, which my friend loved! Many restaurants serve good food, but this level of service is what put White Dog over the top. Can't wait until I'm in the area again so I can go back for more.

Tags: Fun, Good for a Date, Authentic, Local Ingredients
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We had a great meal, as usual, although it was a bit noisier due to some very happy women at the table next to ours. Good for them!

Tags: Cozy, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Fabulous as always! My favorite place for lunch/brunch/dinner.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Special Occasion, Organic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Gluten Free Options, Sunday Lunch, Healthy, Vegan, Good Vegetarian Options, Paleo Friendly, Good for a Date, Bar Seating
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Great food and service.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

You had me at bottomless mimosas! I have been to White Dog Café many times and it never disappoints. The service is always above and beyond, the menu is well thought out and fresh and seasonal. But for some reason I had never tried the brunch. What a lovely one I had last weekend with my dear friend. I am so pleased to state that this is my new brunch goto! And the icing on the cake--bottomless brunch cocktails...does it get any better than that?

Tags: Vegan, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Healthy, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Tapas, Quiet Conversation, Afternoon Tea, Worth the Drive, Afternoon Coffee, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We were very impressed by the service. My friend felt very special on her birthday. Everyone went the extra mile to make sure we had a nice evening.

Tags: Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Romantic, Business Meals
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·Dined on February 9, 2018

We had a wonderful birthday celebration for my husband!!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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·Dined on February 8, 2018

Always carefully prepared and tasty meals . Like the setting and ability to have a coversation without yelling.

Tags: Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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·Dined on February 6, 2018

Table was too small for party of six.
Couldn’t fit food on table.
Food is always ok at WD.
Annoyed by gratuity added to check. Why?
Just confusing. Don’t like when they do that.
I am a good tipper and I find it mildly insulting after a good meal. Not gracious

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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·Dined on February 5, 2018

Great food and amazing, knowledgeable servers. Love White Dog! So consistently good.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 5, 2018

Great as always

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Food was excellent but cheese plate was really small - about four crackers and we had four people and the portions were super small for the price. Service was great. Room was way too warm for comfort. Would recommend to others, but they would do well to fix the cheese plate and the temperature.

Tags: Cozy, Afternoon Coffee
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 4, 2018

This is our favorite place for brunch. The food and service is always amazing and consistent. We have been here countless times and have never had a bad meal or experience!

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·Dined on February 4, 2018

Only down side to our visit was having a reservation for 8:45 and not being seated for another 30 minutes with NO apology...Nothing! Huge turn off!

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 4, 2018

It was a nice visit. Food was good service was great

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 4, 2018

One of the best evenings we have had in years. It was my wife’s birthday and a personal greeting card was waiting at the table. Our waitress Kristen was superb, with a warm smile and lovely disposition, she met every need. The manager Ed made us feel welcome and got to know us at our tables. And of course the meal, exquisite, flavor packed dishes that obviously arrived from the very best sources and was prepared by the areas top chefs. Try the luscious velvety mushroom soup before you leave this earth. The perfectly prepared rigatoni with lamb bolognese could only be surpassed by the elegant arctic char lolling about in a pond of aromatic grits and dressed in tangy tomato coulis.

Our only regret is that we can’t go back again tonight...and again...and again...

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Everything was great but you need to do valet parking on weekends. Parking leaves a lot to be desired.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Went with my daughter for lunch. It’s one of my go-to restaurants. Food always good. Friendly and attentive staff. All around great.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Love it. Great ambience and excellent food. We really enjoyed having lunch there

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Hot Spot, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Dinner was delicious. Mushroom soup was just right and the trout was a real hit! Another great meal at White Dog!

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 31, 2018

it was fun for my birthday!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Took old friends for their first time, totally enjoyed the food , the place and the service.
Our server Alex did a great job!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 31, 2018

...simple business meeting/lunch. Roast beef sandwich was not your run-of-the-mill roast beef...high quality and very, very good. Recommend White Dog whenever in Wayne!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Great dining experience as always

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Had a reservation for Sunday Brunch. But we were a little early and instead of waiting we sat at the bar for Brunch. It was nice and bartender/waitresses wee great and helpful.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Bar Seating
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