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Back Burner Restaurant

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425 Hockessin Cors, Hockessin, DE 19707 (Old Lancaster Pike)
+1 302-239-2314
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Newark, Delaware
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Six friends met for dinner. Our server was very attentive and pleasant. We all had the beef filet and one had it with shrimp scampi and the other with a crab cake. Our meals were delicious. Highly recommend.

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Thank amrobinson1820
Hockessin, Delaware
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went last week. My wife loves their Pumpkin Mushroom soup.The special for Thursday was a Whole Lobster, some corn on the cob, and a few potatoes for 19.00. It will continue as a special all summer. We plan on eating their a lot on Thursdays. Bib was included. If you still have room, the deserts are excellent also.

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Thank Eric C
Frank M, General Manager at Back Burner Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review Eric! We will look forward to seeing you on Thursday! Frank More 

Wilmington, Delaware
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Back burner has become one of our favorite places. Their pumpkin mushroom soup is hands down the best. We typically sit at the bar, but there is also a main dining room and a small room off the bar with a fireplace. The chef is creative and the food is always good. And best of all, its quiet So you... More 

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Thank Sue D
Frank M, General Manager at Back Burner Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Sue! You forgot 1/2 Price wine bottles on Monday! lol But thank you so much for the great review with a little marketing! Frank More 

Newark, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch today at the Back Burner and everything was delightful as was the server - Dino. I had the pumpkin mushroom soup, oyster poboy, and the bread pudding dessert. All encouraged to have again. Definitely recommend. Kudos and good job!!!

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Thank Marilyn S
Frank M, General Manager at Back Burner Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Marilyn, Thanks for the great review! I am glad you enjoyed three of my personal favorites on our menu, and Dino's service! We look forward to seeing you soon! Frank More 

Wilmington, Delaware
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WONDERFUL restaurant: spectaculiar foord: the pumpkin soup is marveous: the atmosphere is fabulous: the food choices are wonderfuL it is a great place for celebrations too

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Thank danna l
Frank M, General Manager at Back Burner Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Danna, Thank you so much for the great review! Make sure you say hello on your next visit! Frank More 

Wilmington, Delaware
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Nice restaurant with excellent food. Came here for Valentine's day dinner so the place was much busier than usual. Service was understandably a bit slower, yet still very friendly. Food was excellent from the starter rolls, to appetizers, entrees and desserts.

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Thank Marco K
Frank M, General Manager at Back Burner Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Marco, Thanks for the great review! Yes, we were at capacity on Valentines Day, which can tend to slow service a bit, but overall I think we executed well! See you on your next visit! Frank More 

Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Love pumpkin mushroom soup....great salads and sandwiches. Love to eat and shop in the Kitchen Sink store after!

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Thank LoveDiningOut-PA
Wilmington, Delaware
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Five of us for dinner on a Friday night. Crowded but not noisy. Get the pumpkin mushroom soup! A few of us had the small filet which was done just right, with mashed potatoes and haricot vert. The server was personable and witty and unobtrusive. It's been years since I've been here, and I loved it. And the prices were... More 

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Frank M, General Manager at Back Burner Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! More 

Delaware
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80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

I've been coming here for four decades and whether in the restaurant or the more-recent casual eating/store sibling next door, it has bean a regular favorite. Some have commented on slip-ups in service and I have noticed that very infrequently. But after more than 50 visits over the years, I'd give it a very good rating for food and ambience... More 

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Frank M, General Manager at Back Burner Restaurant, responded to this review

Bryan, Thank you for the nice review! While we strive to be perfect, and we recognize that we are not. But I will say that we try to make sure EVERY guest in our restaurant/cafe leaves eager with the intent to return soon! Thanks Again, Frank Monturano More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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392 reviews
329 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I came here for the first time recently and was pleasantly surprised by how delicious the food was. I ordered the burger and it was very flavorful and delicious. Service was good too.

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1 Thank Shopaholic_x0
Frank M, General Manager at Back Burner Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Shopaholic, Thank you for the nice review, our burgers by far are the best around! They're even better on Tuesday night "Burger Night" for $6.00! Can't wait to see you again! Frank Monturano More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$36
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 09:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 09:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 09:00
Thursday
11:00 - 09:00
Friday
11:00 - 09:00
Saturday
11:00 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 Hockessin Cors, Hockessin, DE 19707
    (Old Lancaster Pike)
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Hockessin
  • Phone Number: +1 302-239-2314

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?