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Restaurant 55

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar
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2461 S State St, Dover, DE 19901-6304
12:00 pm - 8:00 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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Dover, Delaware
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This restaurant has terrific sandwiches and a large selection of beers. They offer a beer flight which is a great way to sample different beers before making your decision. The desserts are cupcakes, which are usually very dry. That is the only negative food item on the menu.

Thank Christine S
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149 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our 3rd time eating here. All 3 times it was pretty good. Hubby had the stuffed meatloaf which he said was really good, daughter had the chicken teriyaki and although it was a small portion compared to the meatloaf (same price) she said it was good and she didn't have any leftovers, I had the BLT salad (called... More 

Thank ILuvVacationing
Dover, Delaware, United States
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65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visit here often for lunch. They have an excellent spinach salad. I also usually get the sweet potato fries. Their burgers are made with fresh ground meat. They take care to assure their food is the highest quality. Most items are local. Prices are good and service is excellent!

Thank Richard V
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By far, Restaurant 55 serves the best hamburgers in town. They have an excellent variety, plus a great selection of craft beers from local breweries.

Thank Randy G H
Dover, Delaware
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has great food and customer service. There freshly prepared food (especially the chips) keeps me coming back over and over again.

Thank Renee J
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant 55 is the best place for Hamburgers! I haven't found a better place in all of Kent county that has as good of a burger. They offer large portions at a good price and the bonus for me is they are right down the street from me in Magnolia!

Thank Doreen H
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Knowing we were going to spend a night in Dover, we searched online for a non-chain restaurant. Restaurant 55 had good reviews and we decided to join them for dinner. We had a Lunch Counter Legend Burger and a Bronto Burger. We ordered fries with one and homemade barbecue chips with the other. We were so pleased with our choices.... More 

Thank Kathy S
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a nice restaurant that has a good range of foods, stop by and try it out. They have delicious burgers with a huge portion of fries for around 10 bucks. Try the sweet potato fries for a buck more and either the teryaki, Santa fe or black and blue burger.

Thank jonthegreat13
Camden, Delaware
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

The atmosphere is casual, and family oriented. It's fare is burgers & fries, but with a twist. The burgers are excellent, and they offer home made chips and onion rings.

Thank danlee58
Dover, Delaware
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106 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Great burgers but depending on when you go then parking can be an issue! The seating is a little tight. Service was very good

Thank Michells S

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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
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
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: 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?