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Columbus Inn

American, Bar
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2216 Pennsylvania Ave, Wilmington, DE 19806 (Woodlawn)
+1 302-571-1492
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Tue 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Long Island, NY
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While being around a long time this was our first visit. A warm cozy welcome to a spacious table of 6 for our party. Extensive and varied mainly American menu Only compliant we found a number of dishes a bit too salty.

Thank IST
Newark, Delaware
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114 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Excellent location on Wilmington's west side where you can get a quick lunch and great food. Kudos to our server "Marcus" who knows his job, has a great personality, and engages the patrons in the best of ways. Strongly recommend the Cuban Panini.....a lot of sandwich for the money and a great taste

Thank Vernon G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

A birthday party of a friend and the place is very interesting , an old Inn turned with love into a restaurant /bar comprising some rooms, especially the whole wall with wine bottles. Service by Louis was simply very professional leaving nothing to complain about but a) medium rare steak for a friend was brought to the table swimming in... More 

Thank N S
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

I was here on a Saturday afternoon for a family event with around 35 people. We had the private room upstairs and had a brunch buffet served. Food quality was great, service was timely and courteous, and the room was cozy and casual.

Thank Guy P
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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201 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner at the Columbus Inn. ..our first visit. The filet medallions were delicious as was the seafood pot pie. We were seated by the fireplace which made for a cozy atmosphere and the waitress was very good as well. We have wanted to try this place for a while and are so glad that we finally... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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114 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

SERVICE is so critically important when having a business lunch and everyone is on a tight schedule. Marcus is the "KING" of great service at this establishment!!! Quick, friendly and accommodating....he does it all. Kudos to the kitchen as well. The food was excellent, served hot and a great value. Nice job by all!

Thank Vernon G
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

As a surprise to my 91 year old Mother, my wife and I thought it would be nice to have a family dinner during the Easter holiday. We invited children, grand children, and a great grandson. All traveled a minimum of a hundred miles away. We decided to attend the Easter buffet at the Columbus Inn, mainly because it was... More 

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GeneralManagerHayla, General Manager at Columbus Inn, responded to this review

Jim, we would like to thank you for your review and take this time to apologize for your experience. Especially because you had special guests in town, we understand why you'd be so dissatisfied with poor service. It really is such a shame that your Easter meal with us disappointed you so. We can understand the frustration of the wait... More 

Carneys Point, New Jersey
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

First I'll start with I was here with a large party for NYE and really enjoyed the entire experience. That made me want to try their regular menu. Unfortunately, we were very disappointed the other night. Service was friendly and we were welcomed well. My wife and I both ordered unsweetened tea to start. We both took a sip and... More 

Thank Luke O
Newark, Delaware
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64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

My wife and I attended the Sunday Brunch on Valentines' Day. There were no promises made on the website but I assumed since we were there on Valentine's Day that the restaurant would have made even a mild attempt to make the ladies present feel special. There weren't any special drinks, roses, etc. The food was ok but it appeared... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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315 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Tje Columbus Inn has been around for several generations. I have dined there for over 25 years and have experience various formats. Currently they have a Recipe that Works - Good Casual Food - upscale yet casual atmosphere, good people and solid service

Thank Herm B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$19 - $30
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Buffet, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2216 Pennsylvania Ave, Wilmington, DE 19806
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 302-571-1492
Columbus Inn IS reborn as a contemporary restaurant & tavern that combines the
best of both the old and the new. Seasonally inspired & fresh food with an
amazing selection of wines, craft beers, quality spirits & cocktails.

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