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177 E Main St, Newark, DE 19711-7313
302-368-7755
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Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 2
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great Sat. Morning breakfast with friends

we all ordered some type of egg omelet and hash browns and bacon, it was all delicious. coffee and English tea was good, the service was excellent so we filled in the time with conversations. it was central spot to meet in Newark, De. and my out of town friends had not problem finding it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 7, 2015
PapaKMichigan
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Downingtown
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Philly
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Great place for breakfast. Three people in our group and everyone was thrilled with their food. Poached eggs on english muffins with all different things on top. Swiss cheese and spinach was a favorite for us.

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Thank Jessyea1
Downingtown
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109 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

we all ordered some type of egg omelet and hash browns and bacon, it was all delicious. coffee and English tea was good, the service was excellent so we filled in the time with conversations. it was central spot to meet in Newark, De. and my out of town friends had not problem finding it. restrooms are a little small... More 

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Thank PapaKMichigan
Portland, OR
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125 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Came here first thing in the morning for some breakfast after spending the night crossing the country on a red eye. This place was recommended to us by our hotel. Located on Main Street in Newark, Sinclair's does have a mom-and-pop kinda feel. Service was friendly and fast, but we were rather disappointed by our food. I had a vegetable... More 

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Thank rttroeger
Delaware
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65 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Sometimes hard to get a seat on Sunday because everyone goes for their special pancakes! Their home fries have a little kick to them and they have a large variety of options for omelets. Have quite a few vegetarian choices. They are only open for breakfast and lunch.

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Thank BRFence
Houston, Texas
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

We had a delightful breakfast at Sinclair's this morning. After being met with charming decor and relaxed atmosphere, we enjoyed oat spiced pancakes with real maple syrup. Varied menu, good prices, yummy food. Worth a repeat.

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Thank sonyita
Washington, DC
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69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

Since we're not much into the Cracker Barrel or iHop atmosphere or food when searching for a breakfast location, this place is our go-to breakfast place when visiting friends and family in Newark. Located on Main Street, you could easily miss it despite a sizable sign that blends into the brick storefronts. Wait staff hustles on a Saturday and Sunday... More 

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Thank New_Month_New_Trip
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Breakfast and lunch served until 2 p.m. Best iced tea anywhere with refill. BLT w/out the B is a vegetarian delight. Only downside, no desert. Note to owners: desert would be huge. Strawberry Rhubarb Pie, Pecan Pie, Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing (I mean serious cream cheese icing).

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Thank Sandra P
Newark, Delaware
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102 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

This place is local and down to Earth. The staff are very friendly and make you feel a home. The real highlight is the food. They make a great breakfast and quickly. Highly recommended for a simple, delicious, and relaxed breakfast.

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Thank TerpyTraveler
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

Sinclair's is outstanding. It's hard to beeline that anyone would give this place a bad review. I guess if your tastebuds are more in tune to Denny's, this is not the place for you. I couldn't think of a single negative thing to say about Sinclair's. 1. The waitstaff hustles and is very friendly. 2. The food is fresh and... More 

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Thank Dave W
Landenberg, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

I have read several reviews of this breakfast and lunch restaurant in Newark , Delaware. They either rave about the place or pan it. I will say that the breakfast menu and service were excellent. The food was excellent, bacon crisp, coffee hot. The service was fine as well...The negative reviews were mostly about bad service and high prices. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 177 E Main St, Newark, DE 19711-7313
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: 302-368-7755

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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