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Dawson's Restaurant & Bar

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440 Plymouth Rd, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462-1608
+1 610-260-0550
Today
11:00 - 21:00
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Nescopeck, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a place to relax and enjoy a leisurely meal. The wait staff was accommodating, the food was wonderful, the drinks were tasty and the Night was lovely. It was perfect and relaxing!! Many Thanks to the chief, bar tender and wait staff!

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Thank Jane H
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was next to standard. Needed a refill of water....waited for a long time then when waitress FINALLY came into view she proceeded to go to the table next to mine and talk for 10 min. Walked to bar get my water..... Bar service was much better than dining room, but wouldn't return.

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Thank Christinebarret
Philly Metro
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

My wife and I just popped into Dawson's for a quick bite on our way home from a nearby event. The hostess was standing at the podium in an empty waiting room. "Two for dinner, please?" I asked. She alerted me, "There's a fifteen minute wait." "There IS?" I asked scanning the mostly empty dining room, "doesn't look like a... More 

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Thank Jack-the-Knife09
Littlestown, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Staying in town for business trip. Stopped in based on recommendation of local client. Excellent dinner. Steak was grilled to perfection and salad chilled. Friendly weight staff in clean restaraunt. Highly recommend

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Thank Linkster101
Levittown, Pennsylvania, United States
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Dawson's is away from the hustle and bustle of the mall eateries, which is nice if you are looking for something a little more quiet and out of the way. As other reviews mentioned, the place looks like it is abandoned, but don't let that deter you! The food was pretty good, and the portions were generous. Everyone in my... More 

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Thank Crissy Z
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I have visited this restaurant on numerous other occasions, never with any issues. However, yesterday left me with a stomachache, literally! I am very conscious of what I eat as far as wild caught fish or farm-raised fish. I asked the waitress if the salmon was wild caught or farm-raised and it rolled right off her tongue that it was... More 

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Thank tweetybyrd1957
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped in late and service was good. The food was tasty. Salads were quite large...even the side salad. Nice place.

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Thank Nancy M
Pennsylvania
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82 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Have seen their sign, but this was our first visit. We will be back! It is hard to tell if it is open. But just go in the door. No waiting and escorted to table. Service was prompt and efficient. No fake small talk Portions are huge, so go in hungry. The spinach dip was awesome. We had the Bruschetta... More 

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Thank Kirk S
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

I arrived to Dawson's around 5 p.m. on a Friday. There was hardly anyone there, which worried me! I decided to give them a try though. I walked in, and there was no hostess at the hostess stand. I had to wait approximately three minutes for the hostess to come and seat me. She needed work on her people skills.... More 

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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Recently having eaten at the Dawson's in Lancaster PA, I was anticipating a great meal with my wife. She'd never eaten there before and we were disappointed. The meal was bland and the service was unremarkable. Quite a contrast to the high quality service and food in Lancaster. The steaks were prepared properly but tough. The side dishes were overlooked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 29
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 Plymouth Rd, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462-1608
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Plymouth Meeting
  • Phone Number: +1 610-260-0550

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?