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The Chicken House

1224 Capitol Trl, Newark, DE
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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Peruvian, South American
1224 Capitol Trl, Newark, DE
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a real gem The food is fresh and very tasty. I had Saltado Camarones which was very good and plenty of food. We also had Tallaein de Camaron which was also very good. We asked if we could have two dishes split...More

Thank Lstapen
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The Chicken House has become one of my favorite restaurants. It has now been a few years that I have been a loyal customer. Each time I come, I feel valued and the service has been nothing but great. A Go-To dishes that I would...More

Thank charles h
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I've tried twice this week to order takeout at this place. The first time I called earlier this week I was told it was an hour wait for the rotisserie chicken. Just tried ordering again tonight, they are out chicken!! The Chicken House is out...More

Thank dlbhill
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I don't know why the Middletown location isn't listed because its been open for a while. I took my family there for dinner and wasn't really impressed with the food and the service was terrible. It wasn't really that crowded but maybe they were under...More

Thank Jodyrox
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

No polite or friendly greeting upon entering the restaurant. Disorganized. The staff seem to cater to their own.

Thank strongkellyiii
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Meal prices range prices are large....from 6 - 20 dollars. But if you stick with the half chicken you'll be around 10 bucks. Service was very quick and food was delivered in a quick manner. Obviously go with chicken if it's your first time. One...More

Thank JohnnyDelwark
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The interior leaves a lot to be desired. Could use some updating!! The food is served family style. The chicken is very moist and flavorful. The rice is rice! You have to "jazz it up" with spicy sauces! At the end of your meal you...More

Thank Cheap_but_Good
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Dined @ 422 E. Main St. Middleiown. Only open six weeks or so. Partner and I both tried the 4 piece version of chicken and we both thought it was best we have ever had in any restaurant. Moist, flavorful, and cooked to perfection. Used...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 6 January 2016

We finally tried this restaurant after living in the area for years. Clearly, our loss for not going sooner. If you're craving roasted chicken, yellow rice, and the most amazing sauce (slightly hot, a Peruvian staple), look no further! The Cilantro soup is also outstanding!!...More

Thank Follow_the_aroma
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Just went there to try something new but was happily surprised with the good food and ambience. Tried chicken breast with beans and rice. Very tasty and perfectly cooked chicken.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1224 Capitol Trl, Newark, DE
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: 302-737-2426
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