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33 West Ale House and Grill

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33 W Loockerman St, Dover, DE 19904-7350
(302) 735-9822
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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All hours
Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Matthews, North Carolina
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was excellent and the staff is great - friendly and efficient. Great location. Live music on the night we were there. Crab dip was delicious. I had the cajun salmon and it was terrific - not too spicy. Would definitely return here if in the area.

Thank Kim D
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60 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We followed the Tripadvisor reviews and tried this restaurant while in town. It is right in the heart of old town. Nothing fancy for the interior but the food and service was a "10". We tried scallops two different ways and both of them were excellent.

Thank dizdad1
Dover, Delaware
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food, service and atmosphere were all superb! One of the few non-Chain type restaurants in Dover. Must try!

Thank STripp69
Jackson, Mississippi
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73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Perfect meal! Service was exceptional, our waitress Katie handled our group of 7 like it was a daily occurrence. Our water and beer glasses were never empty and everyone's meal earned a unanimous thumbs up. The prices were unbelievable, if I lived here this would be my go to restaurant.

Thank Gymmyball
Kennedyville, Maryland
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We came here for lunch on a Saturday afternoon around 1:30. The place was pretty busy, which we took as a good sign. They have a pretty extensive menu, and even have beer pairing suggestions on the menu to go with your meal. We ordered starters-the short rib poutine(gravy fries, braised beef and cheese curds) which rocked my socks off.... More 

Thank Stroupertrooper
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

I had lunch here with a friend. She did the special of the day I had a burger. They ask how you want your burger cooked. They are accomodating with your food order. My friend had a sandwich no bread and that was no problem. Waitress was great. Just hate Dover parking. Also a warning this place gets busy QUICK!

Thank Monica D
Marshfield, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Our party of 8, 4 adults and 4 kids, we're so impressed with the food! We had the Asian egg rolls, Bavarian pretzel and eggplant stacks for appetizers and these were all excellent. Superb cheesy jalapeño sauce for the pretzels and the eggplant was perfectly cooked and seasoned. We all enjoyed our meals, from burgers to bbq sandwiches and blackened... More 

Thank marshtravel
amelia island
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Great spot a block from the first capital in the first state. Good selection of beers. ( a few beer beers wouldn't hurt) the poutine was incredible. Sat at the bar and witnessed a few beautiful cocktails being made. Live entertainment was great first time I have ever heard an acoustic version of Elton Johns Rocket Man. A truly refreshing... More 

Thank allteal
Lewes, Delaware
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

My wife and I met a friend at a "halfway" point for lunch. She was held up in traffic and while we were waiting our server Katie (sp?) kept checking in with us. When we ordered an appetizer, she asked if we like calamari. We do, and she described it perfectly. It was delicious. She also guided me to a... More 

Thank Donald B
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Had lunch with friend and as usual the food was good, the service pleasant and the place busy. Please don't change anything because the restaurant is a winner.

Thank Michelle06000

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $23
American, Eastern European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 W Loockerman St, Dover, DE 19904-7350
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: (302) 735-9822

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?