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Chelsea Tavern

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Contemporary, Pub
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821 Market Street, Wilmington, DE (Between West 8th & West 9th)
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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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Lunch at Chelsea

Great Rueben and Southwestern Shrimp Salad. Good Beer selection by the bottle tried a new one from dog fish head and Chelsea's own house beer - pretty good. over atmosphere and service were good tad bit overpriced menu but the food was very good and good portions!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
kelly s
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great Rueben and Southwestern Shrimp Salad. Good Beer selection by the bottle tried a new one from dog fish head and Chelsea's own house beer - pretty good. over atmosphere and service were good tad bit overpriced menu but the food was very good and good portions!

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Fort Worth, TX
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77 reviews 77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The restaurant is conveniently located within walking distance of the business district of downtown and a slightly more challenging walk from the waterfront. The food was excellent. Drinks were moderately priced. Excellent selection of beers and cocktails. A diverse menu for a tavern. Food was very good.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This restaurant is Located across the street from the grand opera house, where we were going to see a show. The staff was friendly and the food was great! I had fish and chips which was delicious! My husband had buffalo chicken sandwich which I also liked. It was also priced well. Overall great place! Will go again when I'm... More 

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New Jersey
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68 reviews 68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This place has an excellent craft beer menu. Many items on tap that you wouldn't expect to see, even in can or bottle selection (Oskar Blue's Gubna for example - on tap!). Food is decent, not great. Ordered the calamari & it was not fresh, seemed a bit over fried. Had the scallops & risotto, which was ok, but the... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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84 reviews 84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I loved the menu at Chelsea Tavern. They have many things to choose from, but the pizza was excellent, the brussel sprouts were amazing and the crab dip was really great. Our server was attentive, friendly and entertaining. I really enjoyed the atmosphere here and would definitely go back.

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Buffalo, NY
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This bar/restaurant had decent pub food-appetizers, salads and burgers. The service is good and they offer take out as well.

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Landenberg, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My wife and I had intended to visit Chelsea Tavern before a performance at the Grand Opera House a couple weeks ago, but snow got in the way of those plans. We decided to pay them a visit on a Sunday evening (3/22). Our waiter helped me find a beer that I enjoyed very much off of their extensive beer... More 

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Wilmington, DE
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46 reviews 46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

My wife and I visited the Chelsea Tavern for dinner prior to attending a concert performance at the Wilmington Grand Opera House. We had eaten there once before. Being "healthy eaters", we reviewed the menu prior to going and found that the selection was going to be difficult for us. That was confirmed when we arrived. Nevertheless after study, my... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Very tasty food, impressive beer list. Prices are not low, but acceptable. Located in the city centre.

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New Castle, Delaware
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Chelsea Tavern is ideally located for before or after dining when attending events at the Grand Opera House, the Baby Grand or the DuPont Theatre. Atmosphere is perfect for the venue, staff is pleasant and accomodating, and food is excellent. Recently went there with a group of friends - the Chelsea Cheeseburger, Veggie Fritatta and Turkey Benedict were all outstanding.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 821 Market Street, Wilmington, DE
    (Between West 8th & West 9th)
  • Public Transportation: 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.
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Wilmington

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Contemporary, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Bar scene, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions

Description

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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

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?