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Where Pigs Fly Restaurant

617 E Loockerman St, Dover, DE 19901-7415
+1 302-678-0586
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
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Open Now
10:45 - 22:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
617 E Loockerman St, Dover, DE 19901-7415
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Not my style. Bar type food. Don't like spicy bbq and therefore not a place to which I would return. Tacky interior decoration. Pricey for type of food served.

Thank LovelyLady3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my daughter and son to lunch and had a taste for pork. Hundreds of stuffed pig animals all over the place, homely atmosphere but cozy.All three of us had the mince BBQ and enjoyed it. The baked beans and sweet potatoes were also very...More

Thank 749SirNose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a group of 8 at 6pm and didn't get our main course till 7:30pm. Kitchen had only 2 cooks and 2 waitresses. Restaurant was getting full and service became slow. Our waitress was very good, but felt that at least a round of...More

1  Thank 360travelor
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Cute decor, great food and pleasant servicer all work to make this place a must go to. If you love large sides and great entrees I would give them a try.

Thank Lizw66
Kelly D, Owner at Where Pigs Fly Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you for choosing to dine at Where Pigs Fly. We greatly appreciate your comments and for submitting a review. Have a wonderful summer and we hope to see you soon. Thank You, Kelly Devine

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

The service was ok. Only one server/waiter and cashier in the restaurant. Did not seem like a very busy place. The food 🥘 was ok. Not sure on the style of BBQ 🍗 maybe Memphis, did not have a smiley flavor. The sauce most likely...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The menu is quite diverse for a BBQ place. The home bread is very good. Potions are good and prices adequate

Thank Gloria S
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Love this place good portions, diverse menu, the Brisket platter hearty portions and excellent flavor.

Thank StarmanHunter
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Not good....go to Mission BBQ instead. When I eat BBQ I want the meat to just fall off the bone; a knife should not be necessary to hack through it.

Thank karenicon66
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Where Pigs Fly is an old standby in Dover, De. It has gone through 3 owners during the years, yet the quality of the food never changes. They know how to make pulled pig and pulled chicken

Thank HKonowitz3
Kelly D, Owner at Where Pigs Fly Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review and for choosing to dine at Where Pigs Fly. Where Pigs Fly has only had one owner since we opened on April 19, 1993. Hope to see you soon. Have a great day.

Reviewed 8 July 2017

We were meeting a friend for dinner.. wanted casual, low key atmosphere. Chicken cordon bleu was dry, but otherwise, food was good.

Thank F2383NQmaryc
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Questions & Answers
Susan C
26 February 2015|
Response from Kelly D | Property representative |
Yes, we have beer on tap. We have mugs or pitchers. We have Miller Lite, Coors Light, Budweiser, Fordham Copper Ale, Yuengling,and Bud Light. We also have Coronaa, Redd Apple and Redd Strawberry Apple Ale in Bottles. Thank... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:45 - 22:00
10:45 - 22:00
10:45 - 22:00
10:45 - 22:00
10:45 - 22:00
10:45 - 00:00
10:45 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 617 E Loockerman St, Dover, DE 19901-7415
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 302-678-0586
  • E-mail
Where Pigs Fly will celebrate 21 years in business on April 19, 2014. Thank you to all of our customers.
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