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Dawson's Restaurant & Bar

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440 Plymouth Rd, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462-1608
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

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

Thank Nancy M
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72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank Kirk S
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 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 

1 Thank Heather R
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11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 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 

Thank Darren M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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167 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Just let me say that my meal w not back 3 times. Ordered the prime rib rear, all 3 times it was overcooked. I was hungry so ate it. The Caesar salad was just ok but the sweet potato was perfect. Service was less than stellar, supposedly someone called out sick. Too many other restaurants in the area, I would... More 

Thank Mona D
Port Washington
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165 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Met friends who we haven't seen in a very long time. We were looking to have a nice dinner and get to catch up. This place was perfect for both. We all ended up ordering the Rib eye steak and all ordered it cooked differently. To my surprise every one came out cooked perfectly. I have been to very expensive... More 

1 Thank Softball4ever
Sumneytown, Pennsylvania
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101 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

Two friends met here for lunch to catch up after a lenghty hiatus. The restaurant had very few patrons so we had no problem being seated shortly after we arrived. Our server was friendly yet professional and efficient. Each of us ordered the club sandwich that was prepared with fresh ingredients that was tasty and more than ample in quantity... More 

Thank bretseahorse
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

There menu is not very extensive, however the food was prepared well. Everyone in our party had some type of pasta with seafood or meat and all of the toppings and sauces were different and very tasty. It is located a across the highway from the mall which means they are not as crowded as the restaurants at the mall;... More 

Thank julemag
Westport, Connecticut
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

We are here twice a year for a trade show and usually have a meal here.The food is always very good and it's reasonably priced ... $35 with tip vs Redstones which is usually $60 with tip. It's a more casual setting and I had barbecue chicken this time which was very good. The steaks are good and so is... More 

Thank smsmsm
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

The food was good - would have like more salad choices as a side dish. The steak was cooked as requested, the prime rib was a little fatty but tasted wonderful. A little pricey for what you get.

Thank lpuffer25

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $29
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 Plymouth Rd, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462-1608
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Plymouth Meeting
  • Phone Number: 610-260-0550

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