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Dead Presidents Bar & Restaurant

618 N Union St, Wilmington, DE 19805-3030
+1 302-652-7737
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good50%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“paninis” (2 reviews)
“crab cakes” (5 reviews)
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
618 N Union St, Wilmington, DE 19805-3030
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

A nice bar with some local beers and friendly staff. I had the fish tacos which were great. My daughter had the fish and chips which had a nice light batter and my husband enjoyed his Reuben. We started with the hot pretzel bites with...More

Thank Nancy U
Reviewed 20 February 2018

The decor is great. The Presidential theme is thorough, but not overdone. There's plenty of little tidbits that make it a great place, like the President's Day celebrations, or Phil Collins' "In the Air Tonight," and more.

Thank xzmattzx
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Met here at Dead Presidents Saturday night with a bunch Of Irish friends. There was a good crowd. Prices especially for appetizers and drinks were very reasonable. Four of us had a good time for $75 which included the tip!

Thank jarcase
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Old style bar with good food, excellent service and interesting decor of past Presidents filling the walls. Cheers didn't have it any better !

Thank TDTodd
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This place was great. It was somewhat of a sports bar and a little loud. The food was great - I had the crab cakes which were delicious. The service was excellent and attentive. It was a first time in Wilmington and so glad we...More

Thank czihi
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We used to LOVE this place. Cool, funky atmosphere and excellent food was the norm, but not this time. The food was just BAD. 4 people in our party and not one of us liked our food - and we aren't picky eaters. The quality...More

Thank Tintagelviews
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went here because it seemed like a cool place from the website and other reviews. Boy were we in for a disappointment. The food was alright but certainly not worth the trip. There were a bunch of drunken morons screaming at...More

Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch. The decor was neat and the staff friendly. The food was ok but had relatively large portions.

Thank travelguy1234567
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This is the closest I've ever come to a Cheers experience. I have been a patron of this bar for years, and I keep coming back for the excellent food and wonderful service. The bartenders are very knowledgeable when it comes to their beer and...More

Thank jjbean80
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We had delicious scallops here! The on tap beer selection was pretty small, but we found something we liked. Servers gave helpful recommendations. It was kind of loud, but it is a bar, so to be expected. Nice booths to block some of the noise.

Thank Jeannie K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 618 N Union St, Wilmington, DE 19805-3030
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 302-652-7737
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