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Dead Presidents Bar & Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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618 N Union St, Wilmington, DE 19805-3030
+1 302-652-7737
16:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Fri 16:00 - 19:00
Sat 10:00 - 14:00
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Wilmington, Delaware
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72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is decorated in great history photos. Had braised short rib and was cooked well and the mashed potatoes were well made. Bartender appeared to be covering the tables and was on top of getting us what we needed.

Thank Paul1127
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Out shooting abandoned buildings for a photo project and looked for a place close to grab lunch. Food was great. We had crab nachos that had nice flavor. I had a gyro with local lamb that was very good. My partner had the WTF burger. It was cooked perfectly and lived up to its spicy reputation. Clean quaint place. Only... More 

Thank Ftcguy505
Collingswood, New Jersey
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191 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Went to Dead Presidents with friends who were visiting from out of town. While it was loud, the service was excellent and the food was fantastic. Had the soup special (crab corn chowder) and the crab cake. Both very yummy. Prices were extremely fair.

Thank John P
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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99 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Walking distance from house we rented and great spot to watch the Nats beat the Dodgers. Food is typical pub fare and the drinks are very good. Not a spot for small kids but for adults looking for decent food and a causal friendly atmosphere it is a good spot.

Thank Patito217
Fairfax, Virginia
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105 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is a pretty good, quiet place for brunch. Reasonably priced, too. Unique and classic choices for brunch (things like scrapple, for example). The atmosphere is pretty neat, too. As the name would imply, lots of emphasis on presidents in the decor. It's classy without being "shove-down-your-throat" patriotic.

Thank Jon M
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Recently stopped in for dinner while in town for the weekend. The drink menu was extensive with many different beer and wine choices. The menu was also extensive offering many different types of sandwiches, burgers, paninis and dinners. Although we didn't see any ghosts while we were there, reading about the history definitely added to our visit. Worth the stop... More 

Thank Italian_Girl500
Wilmington, Delaware
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We visited this bar because we didn't want to go to Trolley, the Riverfront nor downtown and decided to try something on Union St. There was a mix of people and ages. It was not the youngest, hippest crowd nor the oldest. The food was ok pub food named for different past Presidents which is why I'm not rating it... More 

Thank newplay
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155 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

The pork loin was good though a little bit too salty. The beers were ok but price made it good value. The soup was ok.

Thank Trashcollector
Wilmington, Delaware
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2016

A regular place to come with friends. Nice neighborhood bar with good food and bartenders are always on point!

Thank Julie M
Carneys Point, New Jersey
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Dinner was amazing. Even the little ones cleaned their plates. Orders were taken promptly and the food was hot fresh and timely.

Thank DebNBuzz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 19:00
16:00 - 19:00
16:00 - 19:00
16:00 - 19:00
16:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 618 N Union St, Wilmington, DE 19805-3030
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 302-652-7737

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