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Mad Macs

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American, Bar, Pub
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801 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19713-4001
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very busy and friendly local bar with great happy hour prices and other specials. Only ate once there but the tacos I had were very good. Would recommend this to anyone staying at the Red Roof 5 minutes walk away

Thank Trevor O
Chestnut Ridge, New York
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the lobster mac and cheese. It was excellent! The real kicker for me was the fried mashed potato balls. Really good stuff.

Thank Charlie M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

The place is loaded with screens on the bar side, which is always open. The restaurant side is much quieter when open. The bar area was recently redecorated. It's very nice. Service was a hair slow but worth the wait. I had the Lobster Mac, the smaller portion. I don't think anyone can finish the large size. The lobster pieces... More 

Thank Penny D
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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on a Saturday day. I had a Mac and Cheese Cheese Steak it was very good will go back for another one. My wife had Lobster Mac it had plenty of lobster in it she was very satisfied with it. We ate on the pub side and the noise level was a little more then a... More 

Thank Oliver D
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

We went there to hear a singer and food. It was our first visit. The place is so loud with all of the TVs we could barely hear the singer and we were very close. I ordered the chicken and waffle. The waffle was way to thick and dry for a waffle sandwich and the chicken was small and not... More 

Thank Pat D
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Dinner was pricey entertainment not that good menu Okay but won't be returning liked it more when it was Matidas

Thank Peter D
Newark, Delaware
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

we loved this place!!! they were friendly to us!!! Lots of things were happening!!! Music Live !!!! Trivia !!!! Half price specials !!!! cheap COLD draft beer screens for olympics !!!

Thank hannamaseeka
Marietta, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Went there for the first time thought it would be a good place to go for dinner. The menu is full of exciting food to try. I ended up getting a black and blue burger that was excellent. They had a band playing that night and they have live entertainment often I was told by a local patron. Now for... More 

Thank TanFeet
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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120 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant isn't exactly dirty but it is so run down it doesn't feel clean. The service wasn't great. We felt ignored in the beginning but it got better. The food is average diner quality at best. We wanted to try this place. We can now check it off the list. Done - likely not to return.

Thank Lynne S
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has a dining side which is blocked from the pub side which makes it great for families. We had the lobster mac, lasagna mac, mahi tacos, crab fries and the sampler appetizer. All was delicious. You could tell everything was fresh. Their sauce on the wings is unique and very tasty. The waitress Mimi was on top of... More 

Thank Nancy M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19713-4001
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: 302-737-4800
Our property boasts a comfort zone with a unique, casual dining experience, appropriate for all ages, but most importantly, simply delicious mac and cheese. Matildas & Mad Macs will be offering a mouthwatering selection of creamy and browned to perfection mac and cheese. The mac is on center stage, but not to be missed is the decadent hand-formed burgers, plump juicy wings and the homemade soups. Menu highlights include the pizza mac, with fresh mozzarella, roasted tomatoes, roasted garlic, and fresh basil… Yum! The lobster mac, with tender chunks of fresh lobster, cognac, tarragon and mascarpone cheese… Ridiculous! The portobello mac, with roasted portobello, goat cheese, mozzarella and a touch of truffle oil… Yes this really happens... The signature burger, hand formed, fire grilled, and on a baked fresh bun. Side selections include generous portions of seasoned fries paired with our white cheddar cheese sauce. Perfection…. For desserts, how about a red-velvet cake with cream cheese frosting; and for adults, may we suggest a drunken milkshake. Sorry kids 21 and older only.Togo is Unique at Matildas & Mad Macs. Ready to-go hot or cold mad-macs is the perfect way to fill your belly at your home or office. Microwavable and environmentally safe prepared dishes heat in seconds and are fun for the whole family. Don’t order pizza, order pizza mac!!! Available in regular, wheat and whole grain macaroni.Once you're properly fueled with some of our signature dishes, there's plenty of entertainment to keep the fun going, from karaoke on Mondays and Saturdays, to Texas hold'em poker on Wednesdays and trivia on Thursdays. We also provide live entertainment every Friday night! Let the fun begin…

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