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Shellhammer's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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9C University Plaza, Newark, DE 19702-1549
+1 302-738-0758
Today
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great reasonably priced drinks and food in a clean pub atmosphere. Our server, Andrea, was excellent. Such a relaxing meal that I almost forgot that I was having surgery the next day!

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Thank Classytchr
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looks can be deceiving. Located in a strip mall, it looks like the place would be small and cramped inside. Not so. High ceilings and plenty of room. We usually go for their half-priced fajitas on Thursday nights. Well, what used to be half-priced. Now they're $10, but still a great value compared to $17.95. They offer happy hour food... More 

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Thank MissCasarino
Newark, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on a drive back home front Baltimore. We choose it based on the fact it was #4 of almost 500 in Newark, DE. The tap beers weren't that impressive so I ended up with a couple of very good craft bottles. The Maryland Crab Soup was very spicy - I loved it; however, be warned its hotter... More 

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Thank Ricardo S S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm only in delaware for work and a few girls recommended this bar. They said it was chill and fun. It was Owen and Dillon working and they made it just that. They were really friendly, funny, and great service plus the drinks were so affordable!! I didn't order food but it smelt amazing! I'll be back in while I'm... More 

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Thank CatrinaOlson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

I lunch here twice a week, Monday and Friday because that's when Andrea "Ang" works the bar at lunch. All the staff make me feel like I'm family.

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Thank Jacqueline C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

I was very shocked at how good the food was at this restaurant. The other patrons all seemed to know each other, and created a friendly atmosphere while we dined. Our server Dylan was friendly and we wanted for nothing he was very attentive to us. I would definitely recommend Shellhammer's as you travel thru Delaware and if your a... More 

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Thank Roy R
Newark, Delaware
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I was there last Thursday. Sat at the bar. Good service, good bartenders, good time. Food is always consistent, and atmosphere is always inviting.

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Thank KRich144
New Castle, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Pat and Josh are awesome! I love coming to shells on mondays because they have $6 cheesesteaks. This bar has the best deals and the best staff!

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Thank abestwic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Josh S. Is hands down the best server/bartender I've had the pleasure of having. He is very personable and attentive to my needs. Has never gotten an order wrong or poorly mixed my drink. This is a bar I go to to regularly and I would gladly recommend it to anyone I know. Great place with great food and drinks!

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Thank kaydryer
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Hands down, best place to have some drinks. Not to discredit the food either. The foods very good. Especially the fajitas and jambalaya but the the staff is as good as it gets. The fellas aint bad but its all about Jen. Come see what im talking about.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9C University Plaza, Newark, DE 19702-1549
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-738-0758
Description
Shellhammer's is a warm comfortable place to enjoy lunch, brunch or dinner. Happy Hour is always jumping with awesome everyday specials.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?