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Chelsea Tavern

821 Market Street, Wilmington, DE
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
821 Market Street, Wilmington, DE
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made reservations here for dinner before a show at the Grand Opera House. We were very pleased as we just booked this from a quick internet search. We were a party of 4 and we all enjoyed different entrees. The shrimp and risotto and...More

Thank penny0502
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommended by the hotel staff as it was within walking distance. We were greeted and seated quickly in the dining room. We had a mixture of plates served from soup to salad to steaks. Preparation of the meat was correct, the soup hot and there...More

Reviewed April 9, 2018

I stopped in to the Chelsea Tavern around 6:30 on a Sunday evening. The bar was packed, but there were only a couple of occupied tables/booths in the main dining room. I didn’t see anyone at the host station, so I approached an employee walking...More

Thank Paul K
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Food: just okay. Nothing to write home about. Poached eggs were overlooked although they were apologetic and made a new one. Service: also nothing special. Our waiter seemed very new and knew very little about the menu. No plans to return.

Thank Lynne S
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Dinner date with the husband we love to go here from time to time or just on a last minute whim. It has nice ambiance well in my opinion. The food is always good & it smells amazing when you arrive. They have a vast...More

Thank Bellebeast68
Reviewed February 24, 2018

Went here before a show at the Grand. It was packed and sat at the bar and had a drink and snack. Wonderful service despite the crowd. Came after the show. First people to be seated in the dining area as the bar was again...More

Thank beryl g
Reviewed February 22, 2018

My wife and I, along with our daughter and her husband went to Chelsea for Sunday Brunch the first weekend in February. We arrived at about 11:00. We each had a brunch beverage and then ordered. One of the specials was for Chocolate chip waffles...More

Thank JoefromNewark
Reviewed January 17, 2018

Went here one cold Saturday December night after the theater. Actually the hotel shuttle picked us up from the theater and drove us here, as the concierge did not recommended walking in Wilmington after dark. How sad is this! Were seated promptly and served some...More

Thank Janis M
Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

We had tickets for a performance at the Grand Opera House in Wilmington, DE. I made reservations for 4 people. My husband I I arrived earlier than our party. I ordered a wine. It was delivered with lipstick on the glass. I showed the waitstaff,...More

1  Thank karenmc90
Reviewed November 29, 2017

All 4 of us enjoyed our meals - a shared pizza, the Mahi-Mahi sandwich and the vegetarian burger. Unfortunately, the fries were served cold, though I think they would have been good if served warm. The veggie burger was interesting and unusual. I believe it...More

1  Thank y2kshel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 821 Market Street, Wilmington, DE
    (Between West 8th & West 9th)
  • Public Transportation: Chelsea Tavern is located at the heart of North Market Street 2 blocks from the Dart Bus Hub at Rodney Square & 8 blocks from the Wilmington Train Station.
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Wilmington
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