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Libby's Restaurant

227 W 8th St, Wilmington, DE 19801-1768
+1 302-655-4246
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“pancakes” (6 reviews)
“fries” (7 reviews)
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American, Diner
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LOCATION
227 W 8th St, Wilmington, DE 19801-1768
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The title say's it all. Bring some quarters to feed the meter. The food is great. I always get the grits, turkey sausage and sunny side up eggs. Friendly staff, bottomless coffee, reasonable prices. Great place to stop if you have a long day day...More

Thank lilcoladez
Reviewed 11 August 2017

It had been a lot of years (a lot) since my last visit, but Libby's is just an excellent local diner serving great meals inexpensively with a healthy portion of efficient service. Things move quickly but we never felt rushed. Friendly environment with a neighborly...More

Thank SPfromTampa
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We ate at Libby's on our way to Baltimore. Absolutely worth the stop. I was most impressed with older gentleman at the register who called most of the patrons by name. It's in a urban neighborhood which seemed reasonably harmless. The restaurant was packed with...More

Thank Chava2014
Reviewed 10 July 2017

If you want a great breakfast, cheap then you need to go to Libby's. Libby still cooks in the kitchen and the staff is wonderful. It's like you were eating at your grandma;s house. 3 of us ate there for breakfast and the bill was...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 July 2017

This is a small, hole-in-the-wall type of restaurant. Not in the best part of town - no need to avoid, just be aware of your surroundings. The food is delicious; home-style cooking. Waitresses are friendly and helpful. Prices are cheap (example: coffee is only 85...More

Thank Bruce D
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We ate here on the recommendation of TripAdvisor. Even though it is a popular local downtown spot we were seated right away. Tasty homestyle breakfast and excellent prices. Fantastic service too by our waitresses. We definitely would dine here again when we are in Wilmington!

1  Thank OutdoorKidz
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Oh how lovely it was, served by lovely elderly ladies... Big portions of food, very busy place and attentive group of people... Great customer service and also patient with me as I didn't understand half of what the food was being foreign... Pity I only...More

1  Thank Cassandra F
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We stopped over on our trip from Philadelphia to D.C.. The restaurant is a down-to-earth a local neighborhood spot. It looks like everybody knows everybody (apart from us :-)). The food is tasty, portions are huge., the staff overall friendly. But the place itself is...More

1  Thank Mokimarble
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Went in for something small. Ordered the basic breakfast combo, eggs, sausgae, bacon, toast. and oh my. It doesnt look like much but it really fills you up.

1  Thank Anasthesia A
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Libby's is a hole-in-the-wall kind of place just off the gentrified Market Street downtown, with regulars taking up the tables in two rooms and waitresses who've been there for decades. The decor is as basic as the menu: plain brown tables and wooden chairs on...More

2  Thank OVCruiser57
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Doredeeg
8 June 2015|
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Response from gth340 | Property representative |
Good morning, will all of you be dining together, or a couple here and there? You can check out our Facebook page to see the menu. just looking for more info on the group: how many? need a large table for all to sit... More
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D R
2 March 2015|
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Response from gth340 | Property representative |
Hello, we can fit 16 but unfortunately, we are closed Sundays. Open Mon-Fri 6am-2pm for breakfast and lunch and open Sat 6am-1pm for just breakfast. If you want to schedule any of those days, please call the restaurant at... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 W 8th St, Wilmington, DE 19801-1768
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 302-655-4246
Description
Casual Breakfast/Lunch eatery owned and operated by the same family for over 35 years.
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