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Back Burner Restaurant

425 Hockessin Cors, Hockessin, DE 19707
+1 302-239-2314
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“pumpkin soup” (11 reviews)
“filet” (12 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
425 Hockessin Cors, Hockessin, DE 19707
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We joined good friends here for dinner and neither of us had dined here before - what a treat! This is a very comfortable, very nice restaurant tucked away in a shopping center in Hockessin. Our server was doubling as the bartender as we arrived...More

Thank Staecy A
Reviewed 30 June 2017

The hostess misrepresented items and also charged for items we did not order. Two of us went there and one person ordered a soup. But when the bill came there were charges for 2 soups. One lamb item was prepared well. Another person ordered a...More

Thank Casey C
Frank M, General Manager at Back Burner Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hello Casey, First off I personally would like to apologize for your less than perfect experience at the Back Burner! It seems to me you were given inadequate service along with very poor communication from your server. I can assure you there are no shady...More

Reviewed 27 May 2017

This gem of a restaurant is tucked at the back of the upscale Casual Marketplace. The decor was understated and welcoming and we were seated in a quiet corner as I'd previously requested on "Open Table". Our pleasant and accommodating waitress Tina served our 2...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Back Burner in Hockessin is a very good place to eat! The food is very good; and also attractive. They specialize in Sweet Potato-Mushroom soup and Crab Cakes. I have had the soup, the crab cake dinner and crab cake sandwich, their house salad,...More

Thank hasbet1
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I received an invitation to be a "substitute" in our local garden group. I accepted the invitation and then was told I need to bring a cheese tray along! I ran into the Back Burner to go and thankfully found Mary! She put together a...More

2  Thank Donna L
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for a drink but our bartender, Aine, suggested we try the $5 happy hour food - so we did. Wow! It was fantastic. We had some gourmet Brussels sprouts along with some bruschetta and a steak salad that were...More

Thank av8r4u
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We had a party of 18 adults and 3 children in a private room. Food was excellent and service perfect. I was so impressed that everyone's dinner came out exactly at the same time. Highly recommend this place for any occasion

Thank Lynn M
Frank M, General Manager at Back Burner Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Hello Lynn, Thanks for the great review! We look forward to seeing you and Jack in the near future. Thanks again for choosing the Back Burner! Frank

Reviewed 24 March 2017

Six friends met for dinner. Our server was very attentive and pleasant. We all had the beef filet and one had it with shrimp scampi and the other with a crab cake. Our meals were delicious. Highly recommend.

Thank amrobinson1820
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We went last week. My wife loves their Pumpkin Mushroom soup.The special for Thursday was a Whole Lobster, some corn on the cob, and a few potatoes for 19.00. It will continue as a special all summer. We plan on eating their a lot on...More

Thank Eric C
Frank M, General Manager at Back Burner Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Thanks for the nice review Eric! We will look forward to seeing you on Thursday! Frank

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Back burner has become one of our favorite places. Their pumpkin mushroom soup is hands down the best. We typically sit at the bar, but there is also a main dining room and a small room off the bar with a fireplace. The chef is...More

Thank Sue D
Frank M, General Manager at Back Burner Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Hi Sue! You forgot 1/2 Price wine bottles on Monday! lol But thank you so much for the great review with a little marketing! Frank

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Response from gmom44 | Reviewed this property |
No you can not BYOB, called restaurant to verify
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 Hockessin Cors, Hockessin, DE 19707
    (Old Lancaster Pike)
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Hockessin
  • Phone Number: +1 302-239-2314
  • E-mail
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