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Washington Street Ale House

American, Bar, Pub
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1206 N Washington St, Wilmington, DE 19801-1020
(302) 658-2537
Today
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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White Plains, New York
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a place open for brunch on a Sunday and found a nice surprise. My husband likes lunch and I like breakfast and they had plenty to choose from in both categories. The menu prices were not crazy so we left very happy!

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Thank Noldie
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a road warrior, I expect to be taken care of when looking for a "home away from home". Mike, Tony and the rest of the staff will take good care of you - Tony knows his sports. The tuna sandwich (without the bread) is great, especially if you have them put it on the wedge salad. Good selection of... More 

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Thank Dvbath
Skaneateles, New York
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Food was very good but we were mostly impressed with our attentive waitress. Service was terrific even to the fact that she, without asking, brought fresh ice when refilling my iced tea. It's the little things that can set a place apart.

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Thank MR092013
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67 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We had great dinner here. Real close to our hotel. Great service and the pretzel and beer soup and crab cakes were good. Not sure why others didn't have good service or food.

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Thank Ahahn063
Chicago, Illinois
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127 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Very close to my hotel. Really a bar/restaurant. Ate in bar two nights. Standard fare but tasty. Friendly staff. Excellent selection of craft beers. .

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Thank Anthony D
Carneys Point, New Jersey
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

My husband has been wanting to stop here for years. After dropping my friend off at the Philadelphia Airport, we decided to stop in town and give this place a shot. We should have known from the minute we pulled up that noone in the restaurant was a sign.. We should have turned around and went across the street to... More 

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Clermont, New York
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

My coworkers and I were in Wilmington on business. This restaurant was a three minute walk from our hotel. The appetizers, salads and entrees were all very generous, delicious and reasonably priced. The beers on tap were excellent. Burgers were large and juicy. The chicken salad croissant included grapes and walnuts. We enjoyed are experience with both the food and... More 

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Dutchess County, New York
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194 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

We waited more than 15 minutes to be seated when my husband went to the bar to see if we just seat ourselves. Got a table and a waitress came by and gave us long thin papers that were the menus! Wow! Budget time! Okay, so we aren't impressed at this point. But we really just wanted burgers. She takes... More 

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Thank Gaudilady
Nashville, Tennessee
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I found ourselves in Downtown Wilmington coming back from a wedding in Pennsylvania. We pulled up TripAdvisor and found the Washington Street Ale House. We were happy to find but they were serving breakfast as well. My wife ordered steak and eggs she was famished and it hit the spot she couldn't speak more highly of her... More 

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Lewes, Delaware
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

I was in town to work at the nearby hospital. Went to this place three separate times over the course of a month with three different groups of people. Each time was horrendous. The second and third times i adamantly let it be known that I didn't want to go there but was out-voted. To people at the hospital, don't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1206 N Washington St, Wilmington, DE 19801-1020
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: (302) 658-2537

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