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33 West Ale House and Grill

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$$ - $$$
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33 W Loockerman St, Dover, DE 19904-7350
+1 302-735-9822
11:00 - 15:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Milford, Delaware
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met daughter and son-in-law before Comedy show at The Schwartz Center for the Arts. The restaurant was full but we were able to get a table in the bar area. The entrees were great and the prices very reasonable. The son-in-law actually took home at portion of his meal. Pam, the server was attentive and efficient. This is a definite... More 

1 Thank Taowalker239
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When planning lunch with classmates and/or friends, we almost always decide on this place :) it's clean, friendly, speedy, delicious.

1 Thank David K
North Clarendon, Vermont
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120 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't know how a restaurant of this caliber can be located outside a major city, but I'm sure glad we found it during a stopover on our trip home from OBX. Our dinners were simply amazing. We both started with a cup of their crab and corn chowder and knew right away we were in for a treat. My... More 

1 Thank lizinvt
Queenstown, Maryland
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

My husband and I went to 33 West Ale House and Grill for lunch because we were in Dover and I like to try new restaurants based on reviews from Trip Advisor. This place is a corner restaurant in what I would call and old town, much like Easton, Md. There is nothing exceptional about the decor, but the food... More 

1 Thank Tracy C
Dover, Delaware
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The menu here is not real extensive. They have a good burger and some standby meals that are consistent in quality. Salmon dinner is always a hit for me. They have extensive beer selection that is always served cold. They need a little more atmosphere in the form of music and Lighting to make it a special place. Good for... More 

1 Thank ShirleyGirl2014
Dover, Delaware
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I absolutely love the creativity that goes into the food. It is hard enough to find unique food in Dover, but 33 West hits the spot when you want to get away from franchise restaurants. I love their buffalo chicken sandwich they serve for lunch. Their french fries are amazing as well as the dip that goes with it. Good... More 

1 Thank Lily M
Dover, Delaware
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88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great menu at reasonable prices, plus great beers. Filled with local professionals which is usually a good indicator of quality vs price. Definitely will return.

Thank Greg C
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I'm local and find myself here every once in a while, but I've never had a bad experience. The food is creatively tasty and the craft beers are festive. Deffinetly a great addition to Dover for both young and old.The space is a bit tight espcally when it's filled with hungry guest, however the service is great as well as... More 

Thank chanel g
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This is a really fun place to go and dine. Its a bistro/ gastro pub. They do some really good burgers here and their rib cabonara is awesome. Had some really good craft beers on tap.

Thank Jemimacosta84
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great selection for everyone, from great burgers to my personal favorite, the salads. Always unique and delicious daily specials, and wonderful soups. The pan fried Brussels sprouts are worth trying and plenty to share. Also the flat breads are a favorite at dinner with a nice glass of wine! Very nice atmosphere for a good conversation and view of the... More 

Thank Pam H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 W Loockerman St, Dover, DE 19904-7350
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 302-735-9822

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?