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White Dog Cafe University City

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Thank you for your interest in hosting a private party at White Dog Cafe University City. Located in four Victorian brownstones, White Dog Cafe is a long time favorite gathering destination in Philadelphia since 1983.

We proudly offer a variety of private dining options accommodating parties ranging in size from as few as 10 guests in the Oak Room, Tea Room or Study, and 24 up to 60 guests in the charming decor of the Wine Cellar, Porch and Living Room. The new expanded brownstone offers two distinct spaces including the Parlor for up to 26 seats space with private 12 seat bar. Downstairs the Solarium seats up to 44 in a whimsical intimate setting. Combine both floors for an event up to 70 seated guests.

Our chefs have designed seasonal menus for brunch, lunch and dinner including a variety of menu items and selections inspired from our restaurant menus. Each event is personally planned and orchestrated by our dedicated event concierges and professional staff. White Dog Cafe will leave a lasting impression on you and your guests for a memorable event.

Known for our commitment to serving local, seasonal and sustainable foods, White Dog offers an unusual blend of award-winning Contemporary American cuisine, civic engagement and environmental sustainability. Our cuisine is prepared from only the best ingredients from local farms we trust; including pasture-fed animals, humanely treated livestock, and sustainable farming practices. Our wines are grown and produced from American vineyards, while our fish and seafood is harvested through sustainable suppliers.

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Contact Person Event Specialist
Phone 484.451.7414
Address 3420 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, 19041
Is your facility handicapped accessible No
Is kosher catering available No
Is outside kosher catering permitted? No
Is the facility indoor only, outdoor only, or both? Indoor Only
Does your facility have guest rooms No
Does your facility have air conditioning Yes
Maximum capacity with dancing 0
Maximum capacity without dancing 60
Facility restrictions Please inform us if you have any special requests or questions regarding seating, special occasion cakes, Audio Visual equipment, gift tables, dietary restrictions, accommodating children, handicap access and so on.
Rental fees

There are no facility fees if you meet a food and beverage minimum.