We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

The Dandelion

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
124 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4901 (18th and Sansom)
+1 215-558-2500
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

891 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 866: English reviews
Portland, Oregon
Level Contributor
113 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed May 14, 2016

I never would have thought the words "excellent" and "british food" would be in the same sentence. However, that is the case at the Dandelion. First of all, the restaurant was packed but we had excellent service and felt well taken care of by our server April. The plates and silverware were changed after each course we had. The food... More 

Thank Allison_Hua
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Level Contributor
170 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Went with the family for Saturday brunch. Good selection of choices. Shepard's pie, fish and chips, roast beef sandwich and hamburgers to name a few. Great selection if draft beer and drinks, including Pimms snd lemonade. We all had great food and service in a traditional pub setting and a good time.

Thank Timothy E
Level Contributor
59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed May 11, 2016

Incredible surprise. My wife searched for a place to eat and I just followed along. We got there on a Thursday night about 6:30 and it was fairly crowded but we got seated in about 20-30 minutes. We were able to get a couple pints from the bar while we waited. They have a great selection of beer including a... More 

Thank ChristopherF
Level Contributor
98 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

We were recommended here from another restaurant manager. We stopped in for a glass of wine to check it out & hung out in the Dog Bar upstairs. Adrian, the bartender, was friendly and personable even though he was very busy with guests having High Tea. The olive tray was unique; a warm, marinated variety that was really good! Excellent... More 

Thank Kat B
Level Contributor
24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner at The Dandelion after stopping there the night before for a drink and to catch The Kentucky Derby. The food looked good and we liked the place. Dinner did not disappoint. We started with a little gem salad with egg and anchovies. We were planning to split the salad and our server had it... More 

1 Thank LucyVanPelt18
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Level Contributor
27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed May 7, 2016

This has the man-cave Pub downstairs and the Eclectic, Artzy Tea rooms upstairs. All the interior was imported from England and has a fun twist of humor. Not stuffy and very fun. The pub serves food as well and I heavily suggest their cheese plate. High Tea is served upstairs from 3 to 5 and even my husband enjoyed it... More 

Thank Marianne H
Northern NJ
Level Contributor
61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed May 1, 2016

Our plans for enjoying a special weekend in the Rittenhouse section of Philly included dinner on Saturday night at The Dandelion, South 18th St. After reviewing many restaurants in the area, via Yelp, The Dandelion appeared to offer the type of environment that appeals to us and the high star ratings seemed to support this. My expectations were, however, quickly... More 

1 Thank ShoreStops
Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
158 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed April 27, 2016

Excellent service and an even better menu. We first enjoyed a British Cheese Board which was filled with wonderful cheese and savoury biscuits, quince paste,grape chutney, honey. It was a meal in itself. We will want to come back.

Thank Ben050938
Level Contributor
32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Good food, good atmosphere. No negatives. A lot of different beers to choose from domestic with many foreign beers.

Thank scootallover
Douglaston, New York
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 24, 2016

This restaurant is a very nice place to share a meal with friends for brunch. The food is delicious. There were four of us and each enjoyed their entree: poached egg with bubble and squeak, the hamburger, the roast beef sandwich and the grilled chicken sandwich. The restaurant features British Pub food. The bubble and squeak was delicious. It is... More 

Thank cbernard239

Travelers who viewed The Dandelion also viewed


Been to The Dandelion? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $30
American, Bar, European, British, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4901
    (18th and Sansom)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-558-2500

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of The Dandelion and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from The Dandelion staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?