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McGlynns Pub & Restaurant - Dover

American, Bar, Pub, Irish
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800 North State Street, Dover, DE 19901 (King)
11:30 am - 1:00 am
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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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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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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92 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank Princeless
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tap beer was thin, flat, over-cold. Clam strip app was dry and stale. Ribs were oversweet, crab cakes stringy. Waitress attention spotty despite a slow early Saturday night (7 PM) crowd.

Thank James E
Surf City, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beef stew was incredible, glad it came with bread so I could clean my bowl without having to lick it! It was that good... Great view of the lake, cold beer and a beautiful bar.

Thank salmonredd
Dover, Delaware
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The name pub should be fair warning because the food is far from being the kind that you want more of. Service is slow and the last time we ate there we left before they took our order. However, the setting on the lake is beautiful but that is not enough to bring me back.

Thank TreaterJim
Dover, Delaware
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81 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

McGlynns has a special almost every night. Our visit was half priced burgers. Good choice of burgers or you can always build your own. We also had the Nachos. Excellent choice. Good for at least two. They also have beer and drink specials. Good pub grub.

Thank Greg C
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is nice. Don't know if its because schools are out but it was empty and we were seated right away. Our waitress, Amber was very enthusiastic, bubbly and helpful. We started with the Crab potato tots and Eastern Shore pretzels appetizers than dinner, crab cakes, jambalaya and clam strips w fries. All decent size portions and delish! Had... 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, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, 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 North State Street, Dover, DE 19901
  • 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?