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1861

$$ - $$$American, ,
423 N Broad St, Middletown, DE 19709-1092
+1 302-376-7956
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
6 Mar 2017
“Small menu with eccelctic tastes”
26 Dec 2016
“Enjoyed the night”
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
423 N Broad St, Middletown, DE 19709-1092
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1861 is a beautiful and cozy restaurant were you can go for a private romantic dinner a little pricey but the food is fantastic and the Ambiance is great located in the heart of Middletown in the basement next to the old New Castle police...More

Thank R8162PVtims
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've gone to this place several times since moving to Delaware. Don't let the location fool you; the food is amazing. The lamb burger is one of the best things I've ever eaten....and I don't even like lamb.

Thank Graham K
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I like this place. Don't go often enough. It's located in the basement of a large house that has other businesses upstairs. But don't be fooled. The food and service are great and the ambiance including a fireplace is not what you'd expect to find,...More

Thank pr a
Reviewed 6 March 2017

It has been several years since my last visit but not much has changed. The menu is small but continues to offer an eclectic selection of tastes that are well prepared. The scallops with lobster polenta, champagne broth and bacon jam was delightful. The scallops...More

Thank Boomerang025
Reviewed 26 December 2016

The down side is, if you are vegetarian and looking for a meal, your choice is pizza, pizza, or pizza. Having said that however, the pizza was good. Others ordered various options and all stated the food was excellent. The service both at the bar...More

Thank bjdav
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

I am not an old crabby person but I needed to use my iPhone to see my food. My friends enjoyed their soup, salad and fries. I had the duck. My portion was small and disappointing. I love this place, next time I will choose...More

Thank Patti C
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This was a very pleasant surprise. Very interesting interior with a pleasant, eager to please wait staff. I'd never had a "lamb burger" which is just what it sounds like and, because I like lamb, so I ordered it. It's served on a toasted bun...More

Thank Ivan O
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Wow, I am so amazed by the wonderful food, cocktails, and service we received at 1861. The wings, scallops, and lamb burger are a must try when visiting! Can't wait to return to this establishment.

Thank Carrie F
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Loved it! Cannot praise this restaurant enough! Go on Tuesday and try the tasting menu! The kabobs and eggplant lasagna were my favorites!

2  Thank Boccelli-salts89
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Despite the basement location that's a little tricky to find, it's worth the effort. The menu is eclectic and everything we ate was wonderful. The service was perfect. This was a totally unexpectedly pleasant surprise.

1  Thank gourageous
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 423 N Broad St, Middletown, DE 19709-1092
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 302-376-7956
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