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Shellhammer's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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9C University Plz, Newark, DE 19702-1549
+1 302-738-0758
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I lunch here twice a week, Monday and Friday because that's when Andrea "Ang" works the bar at lunch. All the staff make me feel like I'm family.

Thank Jacqueline C
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very shocked at how good the food was at this restaurant. The other patrons all seemed to know each other, and created a friendly atmosphere while we dined. Our server Dylan was friendly and we wanted for nothing he was very attentive to us. I would definitely recommend Shellhammer's as you travel thru Delaware and if your a... More 

Thank Roy R
Newark, Delaware
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was there last Thursday. Sat at the bar. Good service, good bartenders, good time. Food is always consistent, and atmosphere is always inviting.

Thank KRich144
New Castle, Delaware
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pat and Josh are awesome! I love coming to shells on mondays because they have $6 cheesesteaks. This bar has the best deals and the best staff!

Thank abestwic
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Josh S. Is hands down the best server/bartender I've had the pleasure of having. He is very personable and attentive to my needs. Has never gotten an order wrong or poorly mixed my drink. This is a bar I go to to regularly and I would gladly recommend it to anyone I know. Great place with great food and drinks!

Thank kaydryer
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down, best place to have some drinks. Not to discredit the food either. The foods very good. Especially the fajitas and jambalaya but the the staff is as good as it gets. The fellas aint bad but its all about Jen. Come see what im talking about.

Thank Michael D
Newark, Delaware
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing brightens my day more than when I see the great Ang bartending at Shellhammers on Friday. Very polite and professional, wouldn't trade her for the world. Yet if the bar is packed and there are no available seats, its always nice to know that Shannon F. is there to give me wonderful service with great smile and professional attitude.... More 

Thank jgroves2016
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pat was an excellent bartender. He provided great service. I will recommend people to come into shellhammers and specifically visit him. He recommended good drinks, was friendly, and showed a sense of urgency in his job. Thanks pat!!!

Thank krissilva
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wings were all meat, incredible....service was fantastic...drinks ice cold...an all around perfect visit...it can get busy here because of all that so on busy times be patient

Thank kevin c
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an excellent time at lunch. The food was perfect and so many great beers to try. The bartender Owen was very courteous and knowledgeable about all of their products. Must try!

Thank AES2302

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9C University Plz, Newark, DE 19702-1549
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-738-0758
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?