Devil's Alley – Philadelphia

4.3
485 reviews
$30 and under
Comfort Food
An urban alley interior meets the open-air energy of the park. Touches of Rittenhouse Square-area elegance add charm to the edgy concrete and metal interior. Natural light fills the space and an overlook loft and bar upstairs allows for a view of the park below. Flames from the open kitchen sear classics from slow-smoked ribs to spice-rubbed ribeyes. Ingredients are of the highest quality, with local produce and high end meats. Always affordable, the Devil’s Alley menu bridges the gap between American comfort cuisine and a backyard barbecue, allowing for a delicious lunch, fun dinner or late night bite. Enjoy liquors from around the world, eight seasonal local drafts and addictive signature cocktails. Service is prompt, knowledgeable and fun with attention to every detail of the dining experience. Devil"s Alley, an intersection of industrial and elegant where a touch of mischief unfolds ...
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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on 28 November 2020
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

They would not honor open table reservations. They claimed it was only for points and it was first come first serve. Why even be on open table if you’re not going to honor their reservations?

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NatalieC
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on 14 November 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

YOU MUST TRY THE DRY-RUB WINGS!!! They fall off the bone!

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JoyelC
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall3Food4Service1Ambience2

We've been to Devil's Alley several years before and the service was outstanding. Not sure what the issue was this visit but everyone seemed annoyed by our visit and we waited an extremely long time for our food. Others that came in much later were served immediately. We were very clear and simple with what we ordered and our orders were still mixed up. The food was ok...but something seems to have diminished.

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vipGoodtimes
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It was great. Good atmosphere and food was excellent.

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JO1845
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on 27 March 2019
Overall2Food4Service1Ambience3

Our waitress was not good at all. She took our order and we said it 3 times and she still did not get it correct. Very disappointed.

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vipnatureboyag
Philadelphia
68 reviews
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Devil's Alley isn't gourmet by any means, but it does somewhat-upscale bar food well. The prices are right, the food's pretty good and the portions are large. The service was fine. The decor's a nice amalgalm of things and is designed to make you feel like you're outside. The crowd leaned heavily to millennials.

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vipOlivia
Philadelphia
16 reviews
Dined on 16 March 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Disclaimer: we went here for dinner on the day of Erin Express/St. Paddy's celebration. It was loud, but luckily they seated us far away enough from rowdy groups so that I wouldn't be yelling across the table. Food was reasonably priced, but I think the specialty cocktails were a bit overpriced. The daily drink specials (for us it was $6 Stateside vodka drinks) do not apply to the specialty cocktails. The decor was nice, and I get why everyone is constantly Instagramming this place. Service was excellent, and all the staff were very friendly.

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vipKateG
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Super tasty food and great drinks!!

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vipkathy
Philadelphia
14 reviews
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Bar service upstairs very friendly and efficient!!!! We decided to eat upstairs by the window as we had a street view! Nice place for food with friends vibrant and dim lights! Food was served fast and hot! We enjoyed ourselves!

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DeenaF
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on 24 February 2019
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

The food was all excellent and our waiter/bartender was very knowledgeable and helpful. There happened to be some loud people sitting at the bar area and it was hard to hear over them. I recommend sitting downstairs for a more quiet atmosphere.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on 23 February 2019
Overall3Food4Service4Ambience2

The food was very good, and the service was outstanding. It was very dark where our table was and we felt that we were removed from the action.

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SabrinaC
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great place

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RichardG
Philadelphia
36 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

Good spot for catching up with friends. Beer list was short but colorful. The scallops special was excellent. Lots of energy in Center City.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very good dining experience and affordable food. Great service no crowd.

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vipAndrea
Philadelphia
79 reviews
Dined on 3 February 2019
Overall1Food1Service2Ambience3

Our first time dining there. I heard the food was pretty good, so we decided to try it for brunch. The restaurant was completely empty, which should have been a heads up. Our waitress was friendly enough and brought our drinks out quickly. The menu sounded like it had good food. And sounded is the operative word. My husband ordered a “grilled” cheese with bacon, mozzarella and I believe tomato. It was a BT with a slab of mozzarella on what looked like Stroemans sliced wheat bread. I I ordered a grilled shrimp salad with chick peas, quinoa, tomatoes....I got 6 grilled shrimp on the side of a pile of salad that tasted like it was drizzled with tasteless olive oil and absolutely nothing else. Plus there were no chick peas in sight. The waitress didn’t bother to ask if anything was wrong so I volunteered the info on how bland it was. She offered to bring me something else but I didn’t want to be disappointed twice. The atmosphere is cool and it’s good for drinks. Just wouldn’t eat the food.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Palm Springs
15 reviews
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My new favorite place in phila!

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vipGail
Philadelphia
18 reviews
Dined on 29 January 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was fabulous and service was great.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 26 January 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very good! Would highly recommend!!!

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Sher
1 review
Dined on 25 January 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Arrived late due to the construction. The hostess was more than welcomed to seat my party promptly. The waitress was attentive. The food was amazing!! Great portions and variety to choose from. Will definitely be recommending to friends and returning

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 25 January 2019
Overall1Food1Service2Ambience2

II decided to try this restaurant during restaurant week in Philadelphia.. I don’t know what the food is like outside of the restaurant week menu but the food that was served for restaurant week was TERRIBLE and this place should be ashamed to charge $35/person for the garbage that they giving out. I should have went with my 1st instinct when I walked in, not that it wasn’t a nice diner-ish/ bar atmosphere but for what they had on the restaurant week menu, it was nothing extravagant but I was thinking to myself this is not gonna be quality food coming from (ex: filet medallions(they weren’t filet cuz they were too tough), salmon, crab cake sliders(all filler ) and the portions(very small) I would have thought u was at a fancy restaurant BUT I didn’t want judge too fast cuz ya never know.. TOTAL WASTE OF MONEY..😤😤

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GloriaB
1 review
Dined on 25 January 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It was our first time at Devil's Alley. We went to celebrate a family members Birthday. We had a great time. Everyone enjoyed their meal. We will visit Devil's Alley again. The atmosphere was warm and friendly. The service was very good. They often checked on our needs. Not one compliant at all.

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None
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 21 January 2019
Overall3Food3Service5Ambience3

It was very cold inside the restaurant. The food was ok. The wings were ok and the steak was tough.

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JohnA
Atlantic City
2 reviews
Dined on 20 January 2019
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Super good service, food was excellent, would go back

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 18 January 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Restaurant week

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on 17 January 2019
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience3

The food came out haphazardly (we were there for restaurant week so it was 4 courses) and they gave away the last dessert even though we ordered it when we sat down while there were still a few left. They ended up comping us a few drinks because of the whole ordeal. Food was decent, service was ok. Not a bad experience overall but not overly impressed either.

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SheilaN
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 17 January 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Went to Devils Alley for the first time on a Thurs for restaurant week. We were seated right away and our server came over soon after she was great the entire time. We ordered from restaurant week menu our food was good but portions small. I will return but not for restaurant week we could’ve have ordered from regular menu and received same value and portions probably would have been bigger

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on 15 January 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very nice atmosphere food was great service was great will be visiting this place again in the future

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vipKaraP
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food and a great server! We will be back!

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SeanP
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 30 December 2018
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Overall a great experience. Not very crowded, nice atmosphere. My only complaint is that the brunch hours are not listed on the menu in open table, so brunch had transitioned into lunch/dinner by the time we arrived.

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PhilF
Atlantic City
11 reviews
Dined on 23 December 2018
Overall2Food1Service5Ambience3

Very disappointed with the quality of the food on our latest visit. The service was excellent.

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StevenT
1 review
Dined on 21 December 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My girl and I had dinner here before a show. The staff was super friendly and knowledgeable. Good drink specials. And the food was delicious. I had a cheesesteak tator tot app. They make them from scratch. So good.

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DanF
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 8 December 2018
Overall3Food3Service5Ambience4

Good food, excellent service but the place is an icebox. The dining area is a long skinny room and every time someone comes in or out the front door you get hit with a blast of cold air. We actually had to eat with our coats on. The waitress was excellent. She was friendly, responsive, and worked really hard.

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AmberDan
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 8 December 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Good food, no fuss, good beer list, convenient location.

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DavidR
1 review
Dined on 8 December 2018
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience5

The TV upstairs is busted. But everything else was great

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vipJustinC
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent service, above average food, nice beer selection.

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Claudette
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on 7 December 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always me and my colleagues had a great time. Good food, phenomenal service and a awesome atmosphere. Thank you!!!

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ShahabR
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 22 November 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Friendly staff

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 22 November 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Food was great. Our server, Carissa, was exceptional. She made the entire visit.

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vipPeggyS
Philadelphia
14 reviews
Dined on 2 November 2018
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

Love Devil’s Alley...but on this particular night they were out of 2 drinks from the menu and 3 food items. We really liked everything we had but basically had our 2nd or 3rd choices. Though the bartender upgraded my husband’s whiskey as a courtesy, they probably should have taken one of our meals off the charge as a bigger gesture. Having said that, we really enjoy being there and love it for our dinner / movie nights when we go to the Roxy. Thanks.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2018
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Love the burger and sweet potato fries!

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Devil's Alley – Philadelphia does offer delivery in partnership with Caviar. Devil's Alley – Philadelphia also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (215) 751-0707.

Devil's Alley – Philadelphia is rated 4.3 stars by 485 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.

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