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McGlynns Pub & Restaurant - Polly Drummond

$$ - $$$American, ,
8 Polly Drummond Shpg Ctr, Newark, DE 19711-4859
+1 302-738-7814
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good51%
  • Average16%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
22 Oct 2017
“First visit ”
18 Oct 2017
“The comfortable neighborhood bar”
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
8 Polly Drummond Shpg Ctr, Newark, DE 19711-4859
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Been looking for a "New" pub to frequent and maybe we found it? Sat at the bar while waiting for our table and chatted with the locals. Seems that there is a following here as everybody knew what the other bar dwellers were doing. Pretty...More

Thank coopervanning
Reviewed 18 October 2017

A men's group from my community has a monthly Happy Hour at McGlynns. There is a selection of beer and wine. The Pub burger is half price on Tuesdays, which is a great deal. The burger is very good and juicy. I've been to two...More

Thank jandc8491
Reviewed 2 October 2017

If you like meeting local folks, having a beer and an affordable meal McGlynn's Pub & Restaurant is a great spot.

Thank jarcase
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I have probably bashed McGlynn's on every review site/request system for at least the last 5 years. Most of time, it is about how filthy this place is. Restaurant dirty, floors dirty, bar dirty (you can smell the mildew in the sinks, AND they handwash...More

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Great place with a bar atmosphere and food choices. Bartenders are helpful and attentive. Repeat customer and would recommend for anyone looking for a neighborhood bar restaurant.

Thank Evan K
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My twenty something children have raved about this restaurant for years, so we decided to try it. The service was excellent and attentive. The food was so delicious, we went back 3 times in 2 weeks. Their Crab Pretzels were wonderful as were the various...More

Thank Kathy W
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Just typical bar food. Prices are about average for the type of food served. The service could of been a little better.

Thank agflag
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We just moved to the area and our daughter told us about this place.We took a break from moving. Very nice place friendly people. Food was very good

Thank donnajs716
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We come here often. Drinks are the most reasonable around and good!! Bartenders are great as well. Food is decent and never has problems. I gave it a 4 our of 5 as the menu is getting a little stale and change or other options...More

Thank Evan K
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Okay, first the food is not bad; as good as most places. My complaint is the staff. I have been to funeral homes that were more upbeat ! The wait staff at this place looks like they just got the results back from their doctor...More

Thank H_Man44
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Polly Drummond Shpg Ctr, Newark, DE 19711-4859
    (Linden Hill Road)
  • Public Transportation: Bus routes pass directly in front of the shopping center everyday.
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-738-7814
Located in the Polly Drummond Shopping Center, McGlynns is celebrating its 29th year as Newark's favorite Irish Pub. With its brick fireplace, cozy booths and updated look, McGlynns invites you to come in for a quick bite or hang out for the evening. Nightly specials and additional offerings keep our customers coming back for consistently delicious meals at a reasonable price. Our hot roast beef sandwiches, nachos & fajitas, fresh seafood and famous prime rib have earned McGlynns multiple regional awards including "Best Burgers", "Best Beer Selection", "Best Happy Hour" and "Best Place to Hang Out". Test your skill with our NTN Buzztime trivia game or sit and watch sports on one of our 18 TV's. Strike up a conversation with one of our friendly bartenders and servers who will make you feel right at home. Come on in and see for yourself why McGlynns Pub is everyone's favorite neighborhood restaurant.
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