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McGlynns Pub & Restaurant - Polly Drummond

€€ - €€€American, ,
8 Polly Drummond Shpg Ctr, Newark, DE 19711-4859
+1 302-738-7814
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good52%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
17 Mar 2018
“Good meal”
5 Mar 2018
“Half-price burgers on Tuesday”
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American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
8 Polly Drummond Shpg Ctr, Newark, DE 19711-4859
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

We went for dinner, right before St Patrick’s Day. The bar area was pretty loud and boisterous, but they sat us in a booth off to the side. The food was good and did not disappoint. The menu was more varied than typical pub food....More

Thank tawny1956
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We may be the oddity, but we don't go to the pub to drink. In fact, when we go to the pub we don't drink. We go on Tuesday for their half-price burgers. And excellent burgers they are--this is not fast-food fare. And since my...More

Thank pjnlac
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We were in area and thought we’d get dinner at one of our old stomping grounds. The place is so dirty! The table was sticky and my shoes stuck to the floor. It made me wonder about the condition of the kitchen.

Thank CinSub
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Been looking for a "New" pub to frequent and maybe we found it? Sat at the bar while waiting for our table and chatted with the locals. Seems that there is a following here as everybody knew what the other bar dwellers were doing. Pretty...More

Thank coopervanning
Reviewed 18 October 2017

A men's group from my community has a monthly Happy Hour at McGlynns. There is a selection of beer and wine. The Pub burger is half price on Tuesdays, which is a great deal. The burger is very good and juicy. I've been to two...More

Thank jandc8491
Reviewed 1 October 2017

If you like meeting local folks, having a beer and an affordable meal McGlynn's Pub & Restaurant is a great spot.

Thank jarcase
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I have probably bashed McGlynn's on every review site/request system for at least the last 5 years. Most of time, it is about how filthy this place is. Restaurant dirty, floors dirty, bar dirty (you can smell the mildew in the sinks, AND they handwash...More

1  Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Great place with a bar atmosphere and food choices. Bartenders are helpful and attentive. Repeat customer and would recommend for anyone looking for a neighborhood bar restaurant.

Thank Evan K
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My twenty something children have raved about this restaurant for years, so we decided to try it. The service was excellent and attentive. The food was so delicious, we went back 3 times in 2 weeks. Their Crab Pretzels were wonderful as were the various...More

Thank Kathy W
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Just typical bar food. Prices are about average for the type of food served. The service could of been a little better.

Thank agflag
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Polly Drummond Shpg Ctr, Newark, DE 19711-4859
    (Linden Hill Road)
  • Public Transportation: Bus routes pass directly in front of the shopping center everyday.
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-738-7814
Located in the Polly Drummond Shopping Center, McGlynns is celebrating its 29th year as Newark's favorite Irish Pub. With its brick fireplace, cozy booths and updated look, McGlynns invites you to come in for a quick bite or hang out for the evening. Nightly specials and additional offerings keep our customers coming back for consistently delicious meals at a reasonable price. Our hot roast beef sandwiches, nachos & fajitas, fresh seafood and famous prime rib have earned McGlynns multiple regional awards including "Best Burgers", "Best Beer Selection", "Best Happy Hour" and "Best Place to Hang Out". Test your skill with our NTN Buzztime trivia game or sit and watch sports on one of our 18 TV's. Strike up a conversation with one of our friendly bartenders and servers who will make you feel right at home. Come on in and see for yourself why McGlynns Pub is everyone's favorite neighborhood restaurant.
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