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Thurston's Pub

Bar, American, Pub
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32 Fox Hunt Dr, Bear, DE 19701-2534
9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Hubbie had Ghost Pepper Fajita quesadilla. Waitress warned him it it was spicy, so he ordered it! He loved it! I had a Chuck burger and it was fine. Fries were good and hot. We ordered nachos as appetizers and I wouldn't get them again. Too many black olives, beef was over cooked, and the cheese (cheddar jack) was like... More 

Thank Lois K
Austin, Texas, United States
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51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

visited this place a few times after moving in the neighborhood. Great local bar scene. They have a great menu and the food was good. Philly cheese steak egg rolls were killer. Drinks poured well, not overpoured, not watery. Price amazed me!!!! Come visit this place....

Thank Jason R
Bear, Delaware
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271 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

Your local neighborhood bar..great for late night drinks and music. The prices are really reasonable and staff is fun

Thank valeriecolleen
Elkton, Maryland
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54 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2016

Times have changed for Thurston's Pub. I remember it being a nice place to get a drink and they had good bar food. Now the food sucks and it is inhabited by some colorful local characters. The cook does not know the difference between medium well and almost raw. See you in another twenty years Thurston's!

Thank PaulJ94
Bear, Delaware
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2016

We have been going to Thurston's for years. The food is decent and the drink prices are very reasonable. They fix a good drink for the price and the bartenders are all great. They have Karaoke on Tuesdays and Trivia on Sundays. Sometimes they have special parties and a DJ. The place is small though and is in need of... More 

Thank aliceinde
Newark, Delaware
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2014

I glanced at some of the reviews and they are pretty much spot on. We don't go out late at night much - usually in by 8:30pm - so I can't say what happens after that. Of the few times my husband and I have been there late - 1 out of 2 times - there was a fight. However,... More 

Thank BrendaJean316
Bear, Delaware
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2013

Thurstons Pub is exactly that. A Pub. What sets it apart is the employees and the food which is superior than any other small pub of its kind in the area. You get a good amount of food when you order and I usually need a box to take some home to have later. Drinks are inexpensive and your best... More 

Thank Steve K
Oxford, Pennsylvania
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22 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2012

It's your average townie bar in a strip mall, but I was particularly not impressed when the advertised happy hour special for "domestic drafts" did not include any beer except Coors, Miller, and Bud. (Thanks, I'd rather be sober.) The food was pretty good, the crowd was so-so, and I'm pretty sure this was our only visit. However, I did... More 

Thank Nicole S
Newark, Delaware
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67 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2012

As another reviewer said very aptly; the ambiance when u walk in is a DE-appetizer... it definitely makes u question eating here. However, I did trudge on because I too was trying it also thru a Groupon deal. I write this review with a sense of mixed feelings 4 Thurston's. Here's the skinny: The Good: -The food... *Burgers were really,... More 

Thank CeaCea B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2012

Tried this place on a whim cause I had a groupon deal for it and was pleasantly surprised. When you 1st walk in your immediate thought will probably be "omg...eat food here? heck no." It definitely has that dirty bar look to it. But the menu is surprisingly decent and the food was great. The burgers and fries and apps... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, American, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Fox Hunt Dr, Bear, DE 19701-2534
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Bear
(302) 836-5066

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