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Shellhammer's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
American, Bar, Pub
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9C University Plaza, Newark, DE 19702
+1 302-738-0758
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Newark, Delaware
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the menu is somewhat limited and seating is to "open space" for me. The place could use a good cleaning. My feet were sticking to the floor. The crowd can be a bit rowdy but it is a bar after all.

Thank happycmper1022
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great reasonably priced drinks and food in a clean pub atmosphere. Our server, Andrea, was excellent. Such a relaxing meal that I almost forgot that I was having surgery the next day!

Thank Classytchr
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looks can be deceiving. Located in a strip mall, it looks like the place would be small and cramped inside. Not so. High ceilings and plenty of room. We usually go for their half-priced fajitas on Thursday nights. Well, what used to be half-priced. Now they're $10, but still a great value compared to $17.95. They offer happy hour food... More 

Thank MissCasarino
Newark, New Jersey
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101 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on a drive back home front Baltimore. We choose it based on the fact it was #4 of almost 500 in Newark, DE. The tap beers weren't that impressive so I ended up with a couple of very good craft bottles. The Maryland Crab Soup was very spicy - I loved it; however, be warned its hotter... More 

Thank Ricardo S S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm only in delaware for work and a few girls recommended this bar. They said it was chill and fun. It was Owen and Dillon working and they made it just that. They were really friendly, funny, and great service plus the drinks were so affordable!! I didn't order food but it smelt amazing! I'll be back in while I'm... More 

Thank CatrinaOlson
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

I lunch here twice a week, Monday and Friday because that's when Andrea "Ang" works the bar at lunch. All the staff make me feel like I'm family.

Thank Jacqueline C
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

I was very shocked at how good the food was at this restaurant. The other patrons all seemed to know each other, and created a friendly atmosphere while we dined. Our server Dylan was friendly and we wanted for nothing he was very attentive to us. I would definitely recommend Shellhammer's as you travel thru Delaware and if your a... More 

Thank Roy R
Newark, Delaware
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I was there last Thursday. Sat at the bar. Good service, good bartenders, good time. Food is always consistent, and atmosphere is always inviting.

Thank KRich144
New Castle, Delaware
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Pat and Josh are awesome! I love coming to shells on mondays because they have $6 cheesesteaks. This bar has the best deals and the best staff!

Thank abestwic
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Josh S. Is hands down the best server/bartender I've had the pleasure of having. He is very personable and attentive to my needs. Has never gotten an order wrong or poorly mixed my drink. This is a bar I go to to regularly and I would gladly recommend it to anyone I know. Great place with great food and drinks!

Thank kaydryer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
American, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9C University Plaza, Newark, DE 19702
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-738-0758
Shellhammer's is a warm comfortable place to enjoy lunch, brunch or dinner. Happy Hour is always jumping with awesome everyday specials.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?