’Tis the Season to eat, shop and be merry! This year, not only is the Shop Penn community bringing you the Fourth Annual SHOP PENN Days of Deals (Dec 4-15) featuring 12 days of sales and giveaways from our collection of eclectic stores and restaurants around campus, we are excited to announce the first-ever SHOP PENN Holiday Window Decorating Contest with shops throughout the district decorating their windows and adding to the festive cheer. Follow SHOP PENN on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter (@shopsatpenn) for more details.

Check out SHOP PENN PRESENTS to find the perfect gift to purchase locally for your holiday list.

Celebrate the season with a SHOP PENN PLAYLIST of Holiday Happenings around the district.


White Dog Cafe

Since 1983, White Dog Cafe University City has been a destination in the heart of University of Pennsylvania's campus for dining, libations, and celebrations. The first restaurant in Philadelphia to use environmentally sustainable, organic and local foods from farms within 50 miles, White Dog is known for warm hospitality and inspiring cuisine.

Kennett Square Mushroom Soup, Truffle Crème Fraiche, Snipped Chives
Payment Types
Cash, all major credit cards, pay with OpenTable
Price Range
Outdoor seating, weekend brunch, private parties, full bar, good for groups, walk-ins welcome

White Dog Cafe


3420 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

(215) 386-9224
Store hours
Lunch: Monday through Friday 11:00am – 2:30 pm
Brunch: Saturday and Sunday 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Monday – Thursday 5 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday & Saturday 5 pm – 10 pm
Sunday 5 pm - 9 pm
Bar Menu:
Sunday – Thursday 2:30 pm – 9 pm
Friday & Saturday 2:30 pm – 10 pm