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Iron Gate Inn - CLOSED

1151 S Bay Rd, Dover, DE 19901-4641
+1 302-678-9666
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good11%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
8 May 2014
“Restaurant closed 2+ years ago”
28 Aug 2013
“My grandfather retired”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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1151 S Bay Rd, Dover, DE 19901-4641
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Reviewed 9 May 2014

Restaurant was a fine dining staple in Dover for several decades and closed a few years ago when the owner retired. The building is empty =

Thank garrison23
Reviewed 29 August 2013

Hey yall. So please to hear such wonderful things about our food. I am one of the granddaughters of the owner. The grandchildren have recently had our own children and my grandfather decided after 37 years of serving others it was time to spend time...More

Thank BethanyBrooks1212
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Ok, I drive by here a lot, and honestly never see any cars out front, so I really don't know if this place is still open for business or not?

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 1 August 2012

An institution,here for over 40 years,which I visited in May,is closed. I checked with several locals and apparently a very sudden deciscion. Phone # says disconnected and no further information. No where to go for a KILLER Prime Rib now. $30,but what a meal!

2  Thank HonestGuyDelaware
Reviewed 11 May 2012

The restaurant get its name from an iron gate on the wall which was purchased from a DuPont. The food is great, the service is excellent and price is right.

Thank DontheBomb
Reviewed 19 March 2012

The location doesn't complement the meal at all. Prices are a little steep, but the food is all great and you get big homestyle portions. The Prime Rib and steaks are absolutely enormous and all the seafood is to die for. Definitely a must-try.

Thank s17young
Reviewed 9 March 2012

If you love good beef, this is the best place to find it in Dover. On the nights that prime rib is available, it is a good idea to skip lunch that day to make room for a piece of beef that fills the platter...More

Thank Bassplyr59
Reviewed 29 July 2011

Live locally and have never been here. The place just never comes to mind. Decided to try it since folks rave about it. First off it looks like its been there for a hundred years and the inside looks like it must have the day...More

2  Thank Pip1128
Reviewed 2 October 2009

From the outside Iron Gate Inn is less than inviting. No windows, little lighting, odd building etc.. But once inside the meal was exceptional, my wife said it was the best Prime Rib she ever had. The service was good as well.

1  Thank Bryan A
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  • Address: 1151 S Bay Rd, Dover, DE 19901-4641
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 302-678-9666
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