HelpiOS AppAndroid AppWindows Phone AppWindows 8 App

Not available on OpenTable

Unfortunately, this restaurant is not on the OpenTable reservation network.
If you like, we’ll notify you by email if this restaurant joins.
Is this your restaurant? Claim this listing

Permanently Closed - Doc Magrogan's Oyster House - Dover

4.0
267 reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
$30 and under
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Seafood
Top Tags:
  • Special Occasion (203)
  • Good for Groups (167)
  • Fit for Foodies (133)

Similar Restaurants

About

This restaurant is permanently closed. Located in the Colonnade of Dover Downs Hotel and Casino, Dave Magrogan developed these classic 1900′s Oyster Houses as a way to pay tribute and homage to the great tradition of enjoying oysters, the ocean’s little aphrodisiacs. No expense was spared to create an Oyster House that transforms you back to a simpler time of food, fun & merriment in a local watering hole.

It is Doc’s joy to serve you the freshest seafood, the finest handcrafted beers, and a superior wine selection!

Fresh Starts Here
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Cuisines
Seafood, Contemporary American
icon/ic_clockCreated with Sketch.
Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:45am - 3:00pm

Dinner: Sunday - Tuesday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm

Dinner: Wednesday- Saturday: 3:00pm- 1:00am

Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
icon/ic_phoneCreated with Sketch.
Phone number
(302) 857-3223
icon/ic_new_windowCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_paymentCreated with Sketch.
Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
icon/ic_dress_codeCreated with Sketch.
Dress code
Casual Dress
icon/ic_cateringCreated with Sketch.
Catering
Doc Magrogan’s can handle your gathering of up to 100 people. Enjoy Doc’s warm atmosphere, pleasant hospitality, and fresh dishes- sure to please your friends, co-workers, or family. We offer a variety of options for you and your party to enjoy. If you have specific requests, we will be happy to accommodate any of your needs! All of our menus are fully customizable.
icon/ic_locationCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_neighborhoodCreated with Sketch.
Neighborhood
icon/ic_cross_streetCreated with Sketch.
Cross street
Northbound side of US 13 (North DuPont Hwy)
icon/ic_parking_detailsCreated with Sketch.
Parking details
Complimentary valet provided with lunch or dinner service.
icon/ic_public_transitCreated with Sketch.
Public transit
DART First State is the Statewide Public Bus Transportation system. Dover Downs Hotel & Casino is serviced by routes 109, 112 & 113. Visit dartfirststate.com for more information.
icon/ic_entertainmentCreated with Sketch.
Entertainment
Live Entertainment and Trivia!
icon/ic_special_eventsCreated with Sketch.
Special events & promotions
*All special events require a ticket purchase. These may be bought from the location itself or from eventbrite.com as the event date approaches. Please check our Facebook page for all event updates and further info.

More events are being planned! Like us on Facebook or check back for details.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 267 People Are SayingWrite a review
Overall ratings and reviews
4.0  based on all time ratings
3.9
food
4.2
service
4.0
ambience
3.4
value
Noise · Moderate
81% of people would recommend it to a friend
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
Sort by
Newest
Filters
OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
4.0  Dined on November 11, 2017

The food and service were acceptable, as was the ambiance. The prices were a bit high for the quality and quantity of food provided.

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
2.0  Dined on October 21, 2017

The food was below expectations. Way below. I will not ever go there again

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on October 20, 2017

Food was good but cold. I waited 50 minutes for dinner when the restaurant wasn't busy. I was extremely disappointed because I always recommend it to my friends for a nice dinner.

Report
Helpful
Missy (Philadelphia)
1.0  Dined on October 14, 2017

The food was bland and overly seasoned with garlic. It was not a good value for the money. Unfortunately I cannot recommend this place and would not dine there again.

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Orlando)
2.0  Dined on October 13, 2017

Thought this was going to be a delicious dinner especially the seafood. Not one part of the meal was good. Ordered fried oysters at an oyster house, not sure there were any oysters hiding in all the breading. Overall very expensive for not very good dining experience.

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
3.0  Dined on October 5, 2017

Seafood was great. had a strip steak that was tough. good service.

Report
Helpful
vipOpenTable Diner (Richmond)
3.0  Dined on October 1, 2017

1st time we've ever not been completely satisfied
Restaurant was crowded (Dover Race weekend) soup was served cold and sent back - medium rare burger was well done -

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on September 28, 2017

Large group had a great experience. All staff went out of their way to be helpful and friendly. Answered all questions and worked with us to have a pleasant evening.

Report
Helpful
Cassandra (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on September 23, 2017

Was a great night for my Anniversary. We had friends with us and the waitress was great! Lots of laughs !

Report
Helpful
Darlene (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on September 1, 2017

It's was good.the manager was really helpful!
I went there had a gift card, the one in phila closed. This one in Dover staff was nice smiled. Not in phila docs.

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (New England)
2.0  Dined on August 19, 2017

Definitely below average. Perhaps, because casino location is a captive audience, they really don't try hard.
Fried fish was overlooked, salmon was tasteless and the portions small

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
3.0  Dined on August 19, 2017

The food was over cooked...shrimp was chewy, mashed potatoes and crab imperial were both dry. My $10 orange crush tasted watered down. I won't be back.

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Orlando)
1.0  Dined on August 19, 2017

We have been many times before But this time it was awful. The waitress was horrible and the food was burnt and dried out!! We will never go back there. Even their school selection was horrible!!

Report
Helpful
Hosey (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on August 18, 2017

The oysters were good. The seafood platters tasted frozen and mass produced.

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on August 1, 2017

Food was cold. Mashed Potatoes were cold and hard like a ball. Portions were small and crab filled shrimp was mostly filler and green beans had no flavor. Server seemed preoccupied.

Report
Helpful
1
2
3
18