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Shellhammer's Restaurant

$$ - $$$American, ,
9C University Plz, Newark, DE 19702-1549
+1 302-738-0758
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good48%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“crab nachos” (6 reviews)
“burger” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9C University Plz, Newark, DE 19702-1549
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food quality and service was very engaging. Great price point for food quality and portions. Nice job.

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 7 January 2018

We were staying across the street from this place and went over for dinner. The service was great and the wings were awesome. The french fries however, were extremely salty. We probably should've sent them back but don't really care to do that. The crab...More

1  Thank babs12858
Reviewed 4 January 2018

It was a pleasant dinner. Food was tasty. They had a large menu.and a variety of different items. They are known for crab cakes.

1  Thank Donna R
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We have lunch here about once a month and we are never disappointed. They are generally not too crowded and we get seated right away. I prefer the burgers, my friend likes the tuna salad which is always fresh fish, not canned. My burger is...More

1  Thank donnamT2806YZ
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Stopped in here on half price burger day. We were seated immediately at lunch time, as the place was surprisingly empty. We ordered 2 burgers. They come with fries. We opted to upgrade one platter to sweet potato fries for a small fee. We got...More

Thank daisyferret1
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Rolled into town later on a Friday than most places are open, but Shellhammer's was close-by, still serving meals, and was in my price range. It was a bit startling to walk face first into the bar crowd right in the door (bar is next...More

Thank pyrewoman
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

We were staying across the street from the mall and we were looking for good and reasonably priced meals for dinner. The desk clerk suggested shellhammers. He said it was great bang for the buck. Boy, he wasn't kidding. From the time we entered and...More

Thank Bob D
Horace S, General Manager at Shellhammer's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2017

Thanks for taking the time to let us know about your visit, we really appreciate it! Look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Nothing to complain about, a nice enough pub with typical bar food. Will revisit if the opportunity presents itself.

Thank hallercf
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We were looking for a place close to our hotel to have a late drink and snack. The strip mall where Shellhammer's is located is older and unattractive, so we almost overlooked the little restaurant next to the Sears Outlet. All table seating is in...More

Thank Mitch B
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We both had the special - fajitas! Very tasty - plenty of food - waitress on the ball - we have always Shellhammers! Nice atomophere...great service.

Thank _dliss2011
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9C University Plz, Newark, DE 19702-1549
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-738-0758
  • E-mail
Located just minutes off I-95 and several are hotels, Shellhammer's is a warm comfortable place to enjoy lunch, brunch or dinner. Happy Hour is always jumping with awesome everyday specials.
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