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McGlynns Pub & Restaurant - Dover

American, Bar, Pub, Irish
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800 N State St, Dover, DE 19901-3925 (King)
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Dover, Delaware
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice location that sits right on the lake! Inside you have a decent size bar with room to eat if so needed. Gets a mixed crowd of teenagers to family/adults.The main area is in a large room with plenty of room and tables.My experience with the servers have been super!!!!They offer many special nights and the food is tasty.So... More 

Thank Louis T
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wings were great and service by Brittany S was awesome. They were really busy but she did a super job of keeping our re-orders coming. The view of the lake was an added bonus.

Thank Ted N
Magnolia, Delaware
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sticky tabletops and flavorless soda. We were told the tables were all sticky due to the varnish being used to refinish them. The table felt so dirty- fish and chips were oily an my husband's filet was flavorless. The music in the bar area was very loud. Service was ok and the view of the lake is beautiful. Wish the... More 

Thank baumtricia
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beware. We had contracted to have a business party for 40 people at McGlynns. Our food was served 40 minutes late and they ran out of beef, chicken, salad and dessert. The wait staff were trying but everything was unprepared and done haphazardly. I was very disappointed as were my guests. What we had of the food was tolerable.

Thank Wayne2227
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well we arrived here it was at 11am and that is when the place opens so I figured we should have no issues. Boy was I wrong. We were seated fast and we were the only people in the restaurant and it still took them 14 minutes to come to the table to take our drink order and food order.... More 

Thank mike l
Dover, Delaware
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner with about a dozen friends to celebrate something special. The service was great, atmosphere happy. All the meals were good except the corned beef in the Rueben sandwich was very tough. The manager "comped" the sandwich and thought the corned beef was sliced on the wrong angle. We had a great time!

Thank garrison23
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I eat here every few months, either with family or friends. We especially enjoy the specials...half-priced burgers on Tuesdays is our favorite special! The food is always tasty, but it is a little pricey when you aren't there for one of their specials. (I would give it a '5' rating if the regular prices were less.) A plus is the... More 

Thank dabasw
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43 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Shrimp night use to be great. All u can eat shrimp 1 side and a small portion of corn bread. If you want another piece of corn bread .50 extra. Shrimp not bad size. If you can stand the noise it's a fair place to eat once in a while. The crowd that goes here is younger and boy do... More 

Thank Donna L
Dover, Delaware
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106 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I have been very disappointed on my last two visits partially due to service. Our waitress never came back to ask if our food was okay and never asked if we wanted refills or additional drinks. This time I ordered a burger which was fine but the fries were awful. They were hard almost like they had been held under... More 

Thank Michells S
Dover, DE
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I have eaten here several times. The food and the service are very uneven. I have watched the bartenders drop lemons etc on the floor, pick them up and put them directly into drinks. The setting is very pretty (it is on the site of an old restaurant ) and it should be a no brainer given the dearth of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $25
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 N State St, Dover, DE 19901-3925
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: 3026740144

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