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Restaurant 55

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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2461 S State St, Dover, DE 19901-6304
+1 302-535-8102
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They post new unique menu items on Facebook almost daily. They've never disappointed me, my family, nor my friends. Their customer service is top notch.

Thank David K
Dover, Delaware
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is very good. I've had the fish'n'chips and the salmon burger; but for the price, I much prefer to go next door to the Cool Springs Fish Bar. The "background" music at Restaurant 55 the times we were there is too loud to have any kind of conversation without shouting. The cupcakes were good (for cupcakes), but then... More 

Thank lanisongbird
Dover, Delaware
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have this place three tries. The bar is nice- but the good is super average and touted as terrific by locals. I found the hamburgers were just average. Service was the real Problem. The last time o was there we were obviously ignored by one server and finally a server came to us. We were made to feel like... More 

Thank 34009Frank
Newport News, Virginia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

We only ordered the burgers as that was the reason we were told to visit. I had the santa fe burger and it was excellent. My husband ordered the NFB burger which had sage sausage along with the beef. He is a burger fanatic and he says this is one of the best burgers he has ever tasted. The fries... More 

Thank 888Jwood23
Bowie, Maryland
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Located just outside Dover, DE, this restaurant is home to "Delaware's Best Burger." Restaurant 55 offers a casual dining atmosphere, with gourmet, made-to-order burgers. Burger sandwich options include Cordon bleu, Black & blue (cajun), Avocado (vegan), Santa Fe (southwestern/Mexican), the Philly burger, the "Not for Breakfast" burger, the signature "55" burger, a teriyaki burger, and the giant Bronto burger. The... More 

Thank Robert M
Middletown, DE
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228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Service good. Burgers good. Fries too soggy/oily. Decent beer selection. Think upscale fast food. Bar seating with separate dining area. 2 tv's in bar area. Very casual. Noisy - some loud children.

Thank MyTravels033
Greensboro, North Carolina
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825 reviews
508 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

Used to be one of my favorites, but service and quality just aren't what they used to be. Not really worth the trip, just for a burger. If they go back to the quality and service level they used to have, then would love to return.

Thank rryan313131
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224 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Yes, this is a big chain town, but the praise is real. Burgers looked great. Everyone at my table loved them. I has balsamic salmon and spinach. Excellent.

1 Thank brantjames
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Great selection of burgers and beer plus a lot more. The onion rings are massive and hand breaded with panko for an extra crunch. Great sauce served with them as well. Our burgers were great and came with a huge pile of fresh cut fries. Our server even brought malt vinegar without my asking! Although the restaurant is in the... More 

Thank John L
Lincoln, Delaware
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

This is our second time coming here. The food is worth the visit! Very pricey, service... Eghhh, just okay. Cupcakes are a must too! The fried pickles and the meatballs in plum sauce are the stuff of food legend! The place is clean and the portions are on point! Did I mention that the burgers (especially the 55 burger) are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2461 S State St, Dover, DE 19901-6304
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 302-535-8102

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