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Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen

€€ - €€€American, ,
270 E Main St, Newark, DE 19711-7390
+1 302-444-8646
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“fried pickles” (10 reviews)
“street tacos” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
270 E Main St, Newark, DE 19711-7390
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We are in Grain 2 or more nights per week. Their food is simply outstanding. The staff is friendly and helpful. The bar staff is incredibly knowledgeable. One time I asked for a bullshot and they actually made it. Love, love, love the grain!

Thank David W
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Undecided where to eat a late morning breakfast, we decided to try the Grain for the first. We have driven by it numerous times but thought it more of a beer place than restaurant. Since it was still breakfast, we opted for coffee; the beer...More

Thank YankeeGhost
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Went to dinner with our adult children who enjoy craft beer. The atmosphere appeared to be very casual and much like an old school bar restaurant. The mushroom soup was very good. Everyone's foods was great and the service was very good. They have a...More

Thank dbortolotto2000
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had an exquisite meal sitting at the restaurant patio. The food, ambience and our server exceeded expectations! Highly recommended!!

Thank SomuNewark_DE
Reviewed 6 August 2018

To begin, I was impressed with the menu as the selection included a nice mixture of traditional and more creative options. For appetizers, the fried pickles were a hit at our table! On the other hand, there was a uniform assessment that the Crispy Brussels...More

Thank CorpSpy
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Good food and service! If you like soft pretzels, you have to try a pretzel the size of your head, smothered with cheese and crab!!! I had the Southwestern Cobb Salad, it was tasty. Had a little kick too.

Thank Tracy47232
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

in love with the food but the service is terribly slow. I’ve waited upto an hour for my food when the restaurant was half empty. UD students always say how grain is “known for its slow service” but never believed it until recently.

2  Thank Nisha M
Reviewed 15 July 2018

I wanted to like this restaurant, I really did. Have visited here 4 times and kept hoping that it would get better. The last visit the other day convinced me that I will not return. The food is just not that good! I had a...More

2  Thank 1momof3boys
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I must say some restaurants tend to relax and rest on their laurels, but certainly not Grain on Main. My lovely wife and I strive to sample as many venues as possible, but Grain always brings us back! Their new Summer menu is a delight...More

Thank drunknmonkey
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

The original Grain is our go to place to grab a few drinks and food to chill out. Great bartenders to make you your preferred beverage. Located on Main Street in Newark, it draws a nice mix of people just not students Encourage you to...More

Thank Joe G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 270 E Main St, Newark, DE 19711-7390
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-444-8646
  • E-mail
Now Open for Weekend Brunch! - Grain Craft Bar Kitchen is a neighborhood gastropub that celebrates Delaware with good fresh food, craft drinks and live music in a family-friendly atmosphere. Grain is a warm, inviting place to meet friends and enjoy a shared experience of contemporary american fare in a casual and energizing space where well-crafted food and drink happily go hand-in-hand.
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