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Jessop's Tavern

114 Delaware St, New Castle, DE 19720-4814
+1 302-322-6111
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pot roast” (23 reviews)
Opens in 25 min
All hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
114 Delaware St, New Castle, DE 19720-4814
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you are in Delaware don't miss out the opportunity to visit this restaurant. It is located in old New Castle, in a building from the 1600s. The ambience is quaint, very cozy! The food is wonderful with generous sized traditional meals reflecting the influences...More

Thank W3916SLruthm
Reviewed 6 days ago

Genuine early American fare at a reasonable price. Jessop's Tavern is situated in Historic Olds New Castle. After enjoying meals like authentic Sheppard's pie take a leisurely stroll down to Battery Park to watch the ships go by on the Delaware river

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here before for a meal but came here today for their famous bread pudding. I had it with vanilla ice cream. I challenge anyone to eat it all. I didn't have anything else to eat and I couldn't do it. The food...More

Thank RonB4610
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a trip to see colonial America and found this to be of some interest. We accidentally met the owner of this restaurant while he was working in his garden at his home. We visited his restaurant, as we were basically eating only...More

Thank Edward M
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Small, quaint Tavern with decent dinner menu and beer selection. I had pot roast and mashed new potatoes and green beans. Good choice. Street was popular. Battery Park is behind the bar. Most buildings on Delaware St. are historic. Nice stroll

Thank donna32720
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

It's like being in a restaurant back in Colonial times. Good food, good service, good time! I plan on visiting and getting another wonderful dinner soon!

Thank John O
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I love shepard's pie. I love good beer. And I love my family. So where can I go and combine all of these things? Jessop's. I asked "is the shepard's pie good?" I was told by Benny, the fabulously sweet waiter, it is and it...More

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 6 April 2017

It is located in a quaint historic building in a historic neighborhood, but the food quality is not good! And the food prices are definitely on the higher side. There are 2 beef dishes on the menu, a pot roast called the "Hutspot" Dutch Pot...More

Thank Enzio007
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Our dinner was very good and the service excellent. We sat at a table against the wall next to the fireplace. Soiled spots were on the wall and hopefully have been cleaned. We always enjoy Jessups and the historical atmosphere.

2  Thank amrobinson1820
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I stopped in for lunch at Jessop's Tavern which is in historic New Castle and walking distance to Battery Park which I have also reviewed. I sat at the bar and had great service from the bartender. Food was great. I had the Red, White...More

1  Thank RonB4610
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 Delaware St, New Castle, DE 19720-4814
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  New Castle
  • Phone Number: +1 302-322-6111
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Jessop's proudly specializes in Belgian Beers. We carry over 300 bottles and 21 drafts.