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Chelsea Tavern

821 Market Street, Wilmington, DE
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Ranked #64 of 482 Restaurants in Wilmington
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Between West 8th & West 9th
Transit: Chelsea Tavern is located at the heart of North Market Street 2 blocks from the Dart Bus Hub at Rodney Square & 8 blocks from the Wilmington Train Station.
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English first
Dover, Delaware
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We dined at Chelsea prior to attending a concert at the Grand Opera House. This was not the first time we dined there, but it was the first time we both ordered full meals with appetizer and dessert. The food was fresh and very tasty and made exactly as ordered. My wife had the Grilled Salmon. It was the best... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I had written a fantastic review last month about the Chelsea Tavern. Even though it was at 7:00 with a large crowd service was just okay. I went back for lunch a few weeks later and really realized how poor the service is and need to update my review. Three of us went at 12:30 in the afternoon and ordered... More 

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Mantua, New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I had the lunch special fish tacos. The blackened seasoning was pretty good. I am frequently disappointed by attempts at a "blackened" anything in the northeast... Anyway, the Spanish rice served with it was also pleasantly spicy. Their selection of draft beer is amazing and diverse.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

we arrived around 12 noon on a Saturday.. and only brunch was available. Service was very good, food okay. Only restaurant open in the area and only one near the Grand for a show.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My husband and I had a great dining experience at the Chelsea Tavern. Even though we did not have reservations, they were able to immediately seat us. The beer choice is extensive, both on tap and bottled. We found the menu to have a variety of choice from bar type fried foods to nice dinners. I chose the squash soup... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews 55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

good space...friendly staff....well stocked bar...menu of the day and late night menu....had the margherita pizza...chicken breast was plentiful...tender as the crust was crisp...quick service....everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves

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Wilmington, Delaware
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Chelsea Tavern was not only good but a welcomed restaurant to Downtown Wilmington. There is an extremely large selection of beers and the service was excellent. I shared a salad and it was delicious and filling considering a half portion. The salmon was a very large portion and prepared exactly as ordered. It is good value and very energetic atmosphere.

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Malone, New York
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72 reviews 72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Liked the fact that it was one of few places that was open on a Sunday afternoon and had nice outdoor seating. The first beer we ordered came out flat ( I'm a homebrewer!) so I sent it back. The next came out with some decent carbonation but no noticeable head , so I don't think the bar keep was... More 

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Novi, Michigan
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106 reviews 106 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We liked it. The food was great. I had the Chelsea pizza. Very good. Easily serves two. I loved the local Chelsea lager. Very light. My husband enjoyed the grilled cheese, lots of cheeses. He liked several of the local brews. The pretzel appetizer was good. We would return.

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San Diego, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Well me and my wife were going to see a show and you could tell that the place was packed then again there right across the street from the Oprah house. Anyway the food took forever the menu was awful pretty much to sum it up it's an over rated Bacon cheeseburgers joint with no food selection the waiter was... More 

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Additional Information about Chelsea Tavern

Address: 821 Market Street, Wilmington, DE
Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Wilmington
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Contemporary

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