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Shellhammer's Restaurant

$$ - $$$American, ,
9C University Plz, Newark, DE 19702-1549
+1 302-738-0758
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good47%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“crab toast” (2 reviews)
“burger” (18 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9C University Plz, Newark, DE 19702-1549
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and atmosphere is absolutely amazing. Our server Bree made the visit even more amazing. Her attention to detail and recommendations are always on point. Thanks Bree :)

Thank tamicadclark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service. They have an extensive menu. Our waitress, Bree, was fantastic and made sure we enjoyed our meal.

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Grilled Salmon salad was very good, but very, very, very salty. The salmon portion was nice, but I think there was only one piece of artichoke, and maybe 6 small pieces of asparagus (maybe from one asparagus). Not a lot of feta either, but...More

1  Thank 120,491
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Great food quality and service was very engaging. Great price point for food quality and portions. Nice job.

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We were staying across the street from this place and went over for dinner. The service was great and the wings were awesome. The french fries however, were extremely salty. We probably should've sent them back but don't really care to do that. The crab...More

1  Thank babs12858
Reviewed 5 January 2018

It was a pleasant dinner. Food was tasty. They had a large menu.and a variety of different items. They are known for crab cakes.

1  Thank Donna R
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We have lunch here about once a month and we are never disappointed. They are generally not too crowded and we get seated right away. I prefer the burgers, my friend likes the tuna salad which is always fresh fish, not canned. My burger is...More

1  Thank donnamT2806YZ
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Stopped in here on half price burger day. We were seated immediately at lunch time, as the place was surprisingly empty. We ordered 2 burgers. They come with fries. We opted to upgrade one platter to sweet potato fries for a small fee. We got...More

Thank daisyferret1
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Rolled into town later on a Friday than most places are open, but Shellhammer's was close-by, still serving meals, and was in my price range. It was a bit startling to walk face first into the bar crowd right in the door (bar is next...More

Thank pyrewoman
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

We were staying across the street from the mall and we were looking for good and reasonably priced meals for dinner. The desk clerk suggested shellhammers. He said it was great bang for the buck. Boy, he wasn't kidding. From the time we entered and...More

Thank Bob D
Horace S, General Manager at Shellhammer's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thanks for taking the time to let us know about your visit, we really appreciate it! Look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9C University Plz, Newark, DE 19702-1549
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-738-0758
  • E-mail
Located just minutes off I-95 and several are hotels, 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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