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White Dog Cafe - Wayne

) #1 of 83 Restaurants in Wayne $$ - $$$ American, , Gluten Free Options
200 W Lancaster Ave, Ste 108, Wayne, PA 19087-4046
+1 610-225-3700
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (55 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (37 reviews)
“burger” (33 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
200 W Lancaster Ave, Ste 108, Wayne, PA 19087-4046
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1 - 10 of 454 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I went to the White Dog in Wayne for a work related dinner. I have been to the University City location many times, as well as the Haverford restaurant and have always had a good meal. My experience in Wayne was much different. Our waiter...More

Thank 480Sue
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I go to this place quite often, like the atmosphere for meeting friends. Their salads are always fresh. My favorite dish is salmon on a wheat. Veritable size are fresh and tasty.

Thank jianminl2017
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Wayne location is quite different than the cozy University City White Dog with a more upscale polished decor, but the good is very good. The mushroom soup was excellent and the two hamburger sliders were very good, but not cooked through. I wasn't asked...More

Thank L0ve2travel0ften
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food is very good and different from the run of the mill. The service was excellent. The waiter was friendly and very helpful.

Thank Leigh B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decor is fun and food is sophisticated, but sometimes it's more complicated than good tasting. Service is mixed and unpredictable (some great some not). Bread and butter is quite good, as are some soups. Just way too pricey for dinner. Although that does not keep...More

Thank ja121
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

White Dog is a romantic restaurant. We had a cozy table outside. It was a beautiful night. The wine was flowing. The food was fresh and imaginative. The waiter was cool. Just a great place to bring that special someone in your life.

Thank james S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've never eaten here as a party of 2 or 4. There were 8 of us, following a reunion gathering, and they handled our spur-of-the-moment arrival, with no reservation, beautifully! They had a table for 6 in a corner (w/rounded bench) and added extra chairs....More

Thank AIMmediaPartners
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fresh, delicious, beautiful presentations.Dining in this Wayne cafe will be an enjoyable experience either for lunch or dinner.

Thank Susan N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Imaginative menu; excellent service; food just better than competitors, even the White Dog in Haverford.

Thank Diver532
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For years I had been going to White Dog near University of Penn. campus and was thrilled that White Dog was coming to Wayne. Somehow, it has lost is's allure and the food is just ok. Except for the mushroom soup which is still amazing.

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Questions & Answers
Rachel N
28 April 2017|
Response from Kerrie V |
Radnor Township does not allow dogs on patio at the Wayne location. Other two locations do allow dogs to sit on patio.
Jeannie B
20 January 2017|
Response from FearlessR | Property representative |
Hello. We do not have a printed children's menu but offer several kid friendly items from our regular menu. We do recommend reservations on the weekends as we can get very busy.
Ginny M
4 August 2016|
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Response from FearlessR | Property representative |
GInny - There is a variety of lunch and brunch items available on Saturday and Sunday until 2:30 PM.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$49
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 W Lancaster Ave, Ste 108, Wayne, PA 19087-4046
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Wayne
  • Phone Number: +1 610-225-3700
  • E-mail
White Dog Cafe is committed to serving the finest ingredients from local farms promoting sustainable, healthy dining and a strong community. Our contemporary American cuisine is prepared from our heart, blending seasonal ingredients and bold flavors with a refined presentation. Our three locations in Wayne, Haverford and University City provide unique and comfortable dining rooms paying tribute to everyone's beloved best friend. Open for Lunch, Brunch and Dinner with Happy Hour specials.
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