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Madeline's Italian Restaurant

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531 N Dupont St, Wilmington, DE 19805-3148
302-656-4505
Today
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 7
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Old School Italian

THis is your neighborhood, former house kind of Italian where the saude is called "gravy" and the pasta is called "macaroni". Great family spot, good bread, nice baked dishes like stuffed shells and lasagna.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2013
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Wilmington, Delaware
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14 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My husband and I enjoy dining at Madeline's for the delicious food and relaxing setting. The menu focuses on favorites and seasonal, as well as daily specials. The food is made to order, and well-worth any extra time it takes for preparation. This is what Italian families prepare for their own families at home.The wait staff is knowledgeable and friendly.... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Delicious Italian food in a genuine Italian restaurant atmosphere. I highly recommend the chicken parmesean and lobster buisque soup, but most items on the menu are equally fresh and delicious.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

My wife and I have a friend in Wilmington and we met him for dinner on Friday 8-9-13. He told us he has a favorite restaurant nearby. Situated behind St Francis Hospital this neighborhood restaurant has to be a destination for a good meal. The dining room is large enough to handle most size parties. The waitress was extremely friendly... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

THis is your neighborhood, former house kind of Italian where the saude is called "gravy" and the pasta is called "macaroni". Great family spot, good bread, nice baked dishes like stuffed shells and lasagna.

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Middletown
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

What a great place to take co-workers for lunch. You are greeted like family when you come through the door, seated promptly and served with lots of smiles. There is a huge salad bar and all your favorite entrees to pick from. Not to mention a parking lot! That's hard to come by for a downtown restaurant.

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Pennsville, New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

This restaurant was a cute little place. Not very busy but then again I went there on a Tuesday evening. I probably wouldn't have ever heard of the place if I hadn't purchased a groupon for it. There were six of us that went to dinner. The pasta dishes were good, plentiful in size. However, the chicken parm was poor... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Nothing to write home about. Save your money and buy a jar of sauce. Food was very mundane and not worth the cost. Went in with a Groupon coupon and they jacked up the price! Will never go here again.

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Newark, Delaware
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Nice evening at a neighborhood restaurant. Parking available both on and off street. We were seated quickly and our waitress, Elizabeth, did a great job of serving us and attending to our dinner needs. We tried both the lobster and crab bisque which were good. The main course of filet tips with mushrooms, pepper and onions was also good. The... More 

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Woodstown, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

Went for dinner this evening. We were seated quickly, but that is all that happened, 10 minutes later we sat there ignored, not even a "I'll be with you in a while" from any of the servers. Then a Elvis impersonator stared singing very loudly as he wove himself in and around the dining room. This was not the quiet... More 

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Philadelphia area
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292 reviews 292 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

We'd never been here before--got a 'deal' on a groupon clone and gave it a try when we were in that area for some theater. It's great! The pasta and chicken dishes we had were freshly prepared and flavorful. A salad bar came with the meal--not especially elegant or varied but it had the baiccs, plus beets and cottage cheese... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 531 N Dupont St, Wilmington, DE 19805-3148
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: 302-656-4505

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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