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About Iron Hill Brewery - Newark
Welcome to Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Newark, where you'll find fresh handcrafted beers, creative yet informal New American Cuisine & friendly & attentive service in a casual, upscale atmosphere.
We've been voted Best Overall Restaurant and Best Brewpub by the readers of Delaware Today.
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant is a non-smoking environment, with smoking allowed in designated outdoor areas only, however cigar & pipe smoking is prohibited. Reservations & "Call Aheads" are accepted for lunch & dinner seven days a week. We accept all major credit cards & are handicapped accessible.
Newark, DE 19711
American, Brewery, Burgers
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday: 11:30 am – Midnight
Friday: 11:30 am – 1:00 am
Saturday: 11:00 am – 1:00 am
Sunday 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
There is a parking lot located behind the restaurant and street parking is available along Main Street. We also validate parking in all City of Newark parking garages.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Iron Hill Brewery - Newark Ratings and Reviews
Iron Hill is always a go-to for date night. We can always expect good food. We ordered an artichoke pizza which was delicious, the Korean barbecue sliders were out of this world, finished with the banana cream pie in a jar which was amazing. Our server Jenny was really great and attentive. Food and service were spot on.
This has become an annual meeting spot with friends because we are each an hour in opposite directions. The service is always great and friendly, and they leave us with plenty of time to catch and not feel rushed which we appreciated. Good food and different beers to sample as well
We were seated in a comfortable booth and the food was very good. Our server was very friendly and attentive and always had a smile. The only criticism is that we arrived right on time for our reservation but still had to wait 5 minutes for our table to be ready. But that is still better than the 45 minute wait they were quoting to walk-ins.
We often frequent IHB for a quarterly family get together. One of us likes the Brewski burger, and it's usually delicious. This time, however, we asked for it medium, and it was well done. It should have been sent back right away, but we thought it would get better with another bite or two. Nope . . . thank you, however, IHB, for compensating the entire burger meal.
We'll be back!
My family moved from Phila to MD several years ago. We use DE as the middle-ground for a meeting spot. We found Iron Hill on-line and have been here many years over the years now. The food and service has always been good. On our past visit, Jenny, our server, did a wonderful job of handling all of us. Usually our group is between 6--12 people and they have always been able to accommodate us. There is something on the menu for everyone and they are not afraid to allow you to substitute or be creative. And the beer-drinkers love the beer menu. The only negatives are a large party usually gets seated in the center aisle which can be cramped and traffic-y and it is hard to get to the bathrooms. There are a LOT of restaurants north of Baltimore and south of Phila. We go here again & again. Overall, I would not hesitate to recommend this restaurant.
Make sure you dont get seated near the island in the middle of the restaurant, they do something to clean perhaps dishes with bleach and the fumes are overwhelmingly strong.
I was hoping for a better review but I seriously couldn't even taste my Jaegerschnitzel due to the strong smell of bleach behind us.
My wife wanted to leave due to the smell, my mother in law thought her burger was the best ever.
Good food. nice place to drink beer.
Just watch out where you sit.
Iron Hill never disappoints. I'm a HUGE fan of their meatloaf, but I wasn't hungry enough to order on this visit so I tried the Hawaiian Pig pizza. It was spicy and went really well with the beermosa I tried for the first time. The beermosa was amazing! My son had the fish and chips, which were both perfectly cooked and the tartar sauce was something special.
The service from the bar was a little slow, but it was a busy Friday night, so I'll cut them some slack. Other than the service was very good.
Our server, James, was personable and lively! He knew the menu and made excellent recommendations. The food was delicious. The mushroom soup is out of this world yummy! The wings were crispy and full of flavor. Thanks for suggesting them James. The staff interacts well with one another- that’s nice to see.
We were excited to try out this restaurant, as the reviews were phenomenal. Personally, I thought it was good but the prices are extremely high for what you're getting and for the service and atmosphere. Our drink prices were astromical, $17.50 for a double vodka with a splash of cranberry. Everyone enjoyed the food, but not worth the amount you spend. The timing was off with salads before your meal, got both at the same time. They need to spruce up service if you're going to charge these types of prices. It just seems like they squeezed tons of tables in a small place too, a bit uncomfortable for our larger party.
We brought our son for his 21st birthday. It was a great evening. Large beer selection, great menu. We all enjoyed our meals and they even brought our son his dessert with a candle and on the House. Waitress was knowledgeable and pleasant. It was a great night. We will probably go back.
It was good for the most part. We were celebrating a birthday and had a relatively big party of 14 people. Our server seemed somewhat annoyed the first 30 minutes he took care of us. Lightened up a little over the course of the dinner but overall was not very friendly. Food came out fast, was very tastey. Drinks were great, and everyone at the table was satisfied. I just wish our server was a little more friendly. Being a server myself I know how much of a difference it can make when you are nice to your table, especially those who are celebrating something. Will be back for sure!
Always decent , a lot to choose from on the menu. Something for everyone. Service is usually pretty good, attentive. The only misses we talked about are the desserts. The lemon pie is the only one we liked. The triple chocolate Hill is so cloyingly sweet, you can’t taste chocolate and the apple crisp, not crisp and apples were tough. We eat here often so, the desserts we’ve tried hoping there would be improvement. Oh well.
We will return, it’s a reliable “go to” place locally.
We were in Newark for Parents Weekend, and we decided at the last minute to go to Iron Hill for an after-concert dinner. The food was excellent, the server was great. The only problem, and this has happened each time I have been there (three times), is that they keep us waiting at least 15 minutes past when our reservation is before seating us. It wasn't a problem on this trip, since we had a drink at the bar, but it has happened all three times, so it makes me wonder if the restaurant is bad at managing their reservations.
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