White Dog Cafe, University City

At the White Dog Cafe we are committed to serving local, seasonal ingredients from farms that practice sustainability. Chef Zach Grainda cooks from the heart with a blend of fresh ingredients, bold flavors and refined presentation.

Bar and Grill
Happy Hour
Specialty Cocktails
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Lunch Monday – Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Brunch Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Mid day Monday – Sunday 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Dinner Monday - Thursday

5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Friday – Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Happy Hour Monday – Friday 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm


In University City we offer a variety of private dining options, depending on your needs. We can accommodate seated parties for as few as 10, and for up to 175 guests. Our private party portfolio has been developed to give you a point of reference (click here).

Our menus change regularly based on what is available fresh from our local farmers. Please call us at 215.386.9224 x 103 to discuss menu options with our Event Coordinator or send an E-mail to


White Dog Cafe
3420 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19104
T: 215.386.9224
F: 215.386.1185

Please click HERE for directions.

Please do not email reservations to this address. Instead, click HERE to make an online reservation.

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Organic Restaurants in Philadelphia – White Dog Café

Eating an organic diet has many benefits, from boosting your health to helping to preserve the earth. Organic restaurants in Philadelphia offer the ability to maintain a healthy diet even when dining out. The White Dog Café in Philadelphia, founded in 1983, proudly supports local farms that practice sustainable farming methods to produce fresh, delicious organic meals.

Organic restaurants in Philadelphia buy food locally so that guests are aware of where their food comes from and how it is grown. The White Dog Café in Philadelphia builds relationships with local farmers based on trust and understanding in order to boost the community’s economy and ensure the food we consume is fresh with no preservatives or additives.

The White Dog Café in Philadelphia makes purchases from Certified Organic farmers as well as farmers who are currently in the process of certification or ones who practice organic farming methods but cannot afford to become certified. Organic restaurants in Philadelphia like the White Dog Café buy local and organic to protect our customer’s health. Not only is organic food better for you, it tastes great too. Organic restaurants in Philadelphia have the ability to serve some of the most diverse ingredients that wouldn’t survive a long-distance trip. In our efforts, we promise guests that every meal enjoyed at the White Dog Café in Philadelphia has made a positive impact on the environment and the community. Our animals are treated humanely, products are free of chemicals and hormones, coffee, tea, and chocolate are Fair Trade, and our beer and wine is locally produced.

We hope that you choose the White Dog Café the next time you are seeking organic restaurants in Philadelphia. With locations in Philadelphia and Wayne, PA, we are committed to keeping our community a prosperous and healthy environment for future generations.

To make a reservation at one of the best organic restaurants in Philadelphia, call 610-225-3700 (Wayne) or 215-386-9224 (University City).