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Shellhammer's Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, ,
9C University Plz, Newark, DE 19702-1549
+1 302-738-0758
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good48%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“burgers” (10 reviews)
“crab toast” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
9C University Plz, Newark, DE 19702-1549
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went in for a quick burger and brew before work. Good service, food came out quick. The burger was decent. Nice beer selection on tap. Nice size restaurant and bar.

Thank lilcoladez
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We came here with family when they were visiting. My one brother enjoyed the beer selections, and ended up getting a bucket with several different beers to try (it was cheaper than getting them separately). We tried the Schem burger, the mushroom burger and the...More

Thank Ellen B
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Judging from the posted reviews, I think there should be a distinction between the type of visitor you are at Shellhammer's. If you are from the area, I could see it is a comfortable place to hang out, watch sports on one of the multiple...More

1  Thank Mona A
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We arrived at Shellhammer's on the advice on the near by hotel...what an error...beer choices were plenty-ful but not many draft's and fewer local beers from area. The food appies left a ot to be desired...basically out of the box and into the fryer. The...More

1  Thank steve w
Horace S, General Manager at Shellhammer's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Hello Steve, We we regret that you did not enjoy your visit with us. We strive to keep our draft beer selection with as much variety as possible. We only have space to offer 18 selections at this time, but would love to offer more...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017

We are always looking for new places to go. First time there,it was burger night, lots of choices. Great service, our server was Katie and she was excellant. We will be back again.

Thank carolsue61
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We started coming here with our children for brunch. (Love Brunch!) Now they are grown, but we still come here as a couple. We love to go here after Saturday Night Mass and start our Date Night with a very good inexpensive meal. Service has...More

Thank johnjanepaul
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Awesome food and even better service. Andrea our server was extremely attentive and yet not to much. Cold beer and great deals on wine too. Will indeed be going back again and again. Mark this place as a MUST visit!!! P.S. A five (5) star...More

Thank Wayne F
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

love this place! always great food. great service. Andrea is phenomenal! wings are my favorite. super meaty.

Thank Alexandra S
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Great appetizers and drink with friends. I've been here a dozen times or more and always with friends. Great time hit all. Lots to do an broad spectrum of great bar food for all to enjoy with friends.

Thank mgrunza
Reviewed 8 June 2017

My husband and I went in for dinner. Sat at the bar since the restaurant was packed. Had shrimp tacos and my husband had the spinach salad with grilled chicken. Food was awesome as usual. Andrea was our bartender. She took great care of us....More

Thank cdmars79
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
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 Plz, Newark, DE 19702-1549
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-738-0758
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Located just minutes off I-95 and several are hotels, 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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