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Charcoal Pit

5200 Pike Creek Blvd, Wilmington, DE 19808-2900
+1 302-999-7483
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good31%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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“burger” (45 reviews)
“concord pike” (5 reviews)
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5200 Pike Creek Blvd, Wilmington, DE 19808-2900
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

Basically the burgers, and food were great. The milkshake very good. Ambiance fun. However when you are sitting and eating and what appears to be the manager is running around berating employees in full view of the customers that is too much to take. First...More

Thank BerksPADad
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The food was good, on the greasy side but tasty. Where I was sat was probably the smallest table in the place where my back of the chair was against a service wall and was uncomfortable. Another server did not seem concerned, I am not...More

Thank spbob10
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The Charcoal Pit has been in Wilmington on US 202/Concord Pike forever - and it looks it. But don't let that stop you from going in for a great burger and milkshake. The place is ingrained with locals and was a regular stop on a...More

Thank P921XXrichardm
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped here with my kids on a Saturday at lunchtime. I hadn't been here for over 20 years and it was still about what I remembered. The food was very good, staff was good as can be expected. Place was a little grungier than I...More

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 11 July 2016

The Concord Pike location is the original, and a great local mainstay still going strong with its booths, counter, and juke box choices. Its thick malts, cheeseburgers, barbecue pulled pork, etc., and all the ice cream dishes from banana splits to gargantuan creations are straight...More

Thank Drew and B M
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Tye place isna little worn but still nice. I had the delmonico steak. The cut was a little tough but it tasted fine. My son had the salmon and really enjoyed it. My son got the black and white shake and said it was the...More

Thank jg1502
Reviewed 30 November 2015

The food was good but the server was awful, showing up at the table every 5 minutes asking if we were done eating yet. I finally asked him to pack up my food so I could take it home and eat it in peace. I...More

Thank Gigglechip
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

Never had a bad meal the burgers and ice cream are always the best. We all had the pit special which were all delicious i love their burgers. I had a black and white which was good as always and love how they bring u...More

Thank adonijah1510
Reviewed 5 August 2015

I went here to eat and it was very good. Nothing out of this world, but everything was very satisfactory. And their milkshakes are GREAT!

Thank Seth D
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Locally owned by just two family's over nearly fifty years - Nobody as messed with the standards - and the multitudes if imitators just have never knocked them out of the box. The burgers are good, but not exceptional, The ice cream milkshakes are so...More

Thank Herm B
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Joan S
Do they serve breakfast?
19 October 2016|
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5200 Pike Creek Blvd, Wilmington, DE 19808-2900
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 302-999-7483
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