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Dawson's Restaurant & Bar

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440 Plymouth Rd, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462-1608
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Waitstaff

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Very Good

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This was a third date. We wanted a late dinner and an even later movie in the area. My date wanted something more upscale for dinner. We looked at the reviews and they were mixed, but decided to give it a chance. I called in advance to see if we'd need reservations, but was told at the hour we planned... More 

Thank jezebellydancer
Lakeville, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

Would not waste your time or money. Shrimp pasta was watery and tasteless. Had to ask for parmigiana cheese to make it edible. Did not serve bread or salad with it. Waitress was non existent. Don't go!

Thank camelsolutions
Westminster, Maryland
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I came here while staying at a nearby hotel for business. The restaurant was very big, but there were no customers in the dining room. I sat at the bar and had a few drinks and dinner to go. The food was very good. I got shrimp cocktail both days and it was superb. I got the surf and turf... More 

Thank SalesmanB
Trooper, PA
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

My sons and I had dinner here on a Saturday night around 6:00. The salads were really good. I had the crab Alfredo.I would give it a 7 on a scale of 1-10. My sons also enjoyed their meals. This restaurant is a little hidden so I'm not even sure people know it is there. When I found it online... More 

Thank mommysgetawaypa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

This place was an overall average meal. There aren't a crazy amount of options and the food on the menu seemed fair. However, the portions were definitely on the larger side. We ordered an appetizer and split an entrée and didn't have room for dessert. The bread beforehand was a little stale which set up the lackluster feel we got... More 

Thank Tom P
Spencerport, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Dawson's was a great place to eat. Welcoming hostess, clean, comfortable seating, great menu selections at very reasonable prices. Our server, Dorothy, was amazing... friendly, attentive and a great sense of timing. We had the Baked Potato Soup for an appetizer...Yummy!! Then Chicken Parm and Chicken Marsala for our main course...Nice size portions and cooked to perfection! I can't help... More 

Thank Bill S
Canton, Michigan
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Stopped into Dawson's for a dinner - as I was staying at a nearby hotel. The place was empty - I realize it was early but, it was an omen. Ordered a glass of the house Shiraz - it tasted exactly like Reunite Lambrusco! Went with a mid-priced meal - Flank Steak, Caesar Salad, Fried apples....and the Garlic Mashed potatoes.... More 

Thank donnajOct8
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I just had dinner at Dawson's. My husband and I were very pleased with the service and the meal. My dinner was excellent, I had to get a take away container because they give you such generous portions. I'm looking forward to my dinner tomorrow night! Cynthia, Philadelphia PA.

Thank Cynthia M
Helsingborg, Sweden
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

Texas Wings had a funny taste from the frying pan. Suspect they had old oil. The chicken in the salad did also taste odd. Wi-fi did not work. Service was ok.

Thank Anders G

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 29
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
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

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