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Restaurant 55

2461 S State St, Dover, DE 19901-6304
+1 302-535-8102
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (155 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
2461 S State St, Dover, DE 19901-6304
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great restaurant with a full service bar and delicious burgers! I rarely find myself in front of a plate I can't finish, but 55 challenges me every time. The portions are huge without sacrificing quality! Only criticism is the fact that the...More

Thank Jon W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want a yummy burger and some good fries 55 is where you need to go. The beer list is impressive. The wait staff is nice and friendly...

Thank tiffreed34
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm honestly not too sure why this place is as popular as it is. I'm some one who LOVES a good hamburger and French fries, but theirs are just ok. Fries don't come with the burger, they are extra. Everything cost extra. I don't like...More

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have no idea how this restaurant is still in business. average palate does not know what a fantastic burger taste like.....for it is not this place at all.

Thank ShirleyGirl2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first visit here, I experience one of the best burgers I have ever had. I love that they have different meat selections and that they allow you to build your own burger. Unfortunately in the time between my first visit and my second, I...More

Thank Cortney P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit. The place was not as big as we thought. We were seated quickly, then the place started filling up. Our burgers were good and we were served quickly.

Thank Pip1128
Reviewed 22 April 2017

My wife and her family members visited there for lunch today. Their orders we prepared uniformly poor - burgers were raw when they asked for medium, milk for nephew was sour (you could smell that it was bad), and the server (Dorothy) took forever to...More

Thank ronDover
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

The burgers are great, and the bartenders (Tony and Zack) are awesome. Getting a seat at the bar can be a challenge sometimes but worth the wait. Tony and Zack are wonderful. The beer selection is pretty good as well. Be sure to try the...More

Thank Sollman
Reviewed 19 April 2017

If you are looking for really good burgers in Dover, try Restaurant 55. I ordered 3 sliders, an appetizer, as my entree and had plenty. Really good; cooked just as I requested. Service was prompt and very friendly. Will definitely visit it again when we...More

Thank Anne F
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I had the NFB (Not For Breakfast) Burger consisting of sage spiced ground beef, bacon and an almost over hard egg. The yolk broke just enough to cover the burger without running all over. It was very good! Prices are what you would expect for...More

Thank 206michaelu
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Do you have gluten-free choices?
19 December 2016|
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Response from Robert M | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant's breads are not gluten free. The menu offers vegan options, and even a vegan burger ... but the bun is not gluten free. Otherwise, there is always the option of going "bunless" if you decide to order one of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2461 S State St, Dover, DE 19901-6304
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 302-535-8102
  • E-mail