Comfort Inn & Suites Newark - Wilmington
3 Concord Lane
Newark, DE 19713
Phone: (302) 737-3900
Fax: (302) 737-2630
A welcome reprieve if you're looking for a little more character than the array of chain eateries at the Christiana Mall, Sixth & Pine is an excellent option for a quick refill or a relaxed meal after an exhausting shopping session. The delightfully eatery stands within Nordstrom, and offers a superb menu of American comfort food ranging from a selection of sandwiches, soups and salads to some more filling options for lunch. The daily specials featuring among others, such delights as Mac & Cheese and Panko Crusted Shrimp are worth checking out. The restaurant is big on healthy and natural ingredients and tries to keep as much of it organic, as possible. Atmosphere is relaxed and service is spot on. A stand-out among the many eating options at the mall.
Treat your taste buds to hearty meal offered at Border Cafe. This restaurant offers vibrant Tex-Mex, Cajun and Creole flavors. The delectable menu is accompanied with a good list of beverages to choose from. The cozy decor and friendly service is sure to give you a pleasant experience as you dine here.
When looking for the top Italian restaurants in Newark, you'll find frequent mentions of Soffrito practically everywhere. Established in 2005, this gem of an Italian restaurant has been delighting the city as fluently as picking up numerous awards. And their recipe for success is no secret; authentic Italian fare with a focus on traditional creations served in an atmosphere that evokes charm. Right from the beautiful outer facade to the predominantly stone interiors, the restaurant's decor is a stand out. Add to this, a wood fireplace, a little waterfall and some thoughtful lighting choices and you have a superb dining room that exudes a lot of character. The restaurant prides itself in the freshest ingredients and time tested family recipes. Vegetarians are well catered to with more than a few options on the menu and they also cater to gluten restrictions. Routinely finding itself amongst the city's top restaurants, Soffrito is an experience that should not be missed.
Experience the zesty flavors of Spain at this delightful restaurant located slightly away from the city center. Tapas, a quintessentially Spanish creation has gained worldwide following, and despite the simple nature of it, has been widely experimented with much to the delight of foodies. At Ole Tapas, you're up for a good Spanish experience with the tapas menu spanning the traditional as well as the contemporary palate. The menu has quite a lot of options and it wouldn't be a bad idea to ask for a recommendation from the helpful wait-staff. Apart from tapas, the menu has a good selection of Spanish classics ranging from paella to chorizo. Kids won't be disappointed with a separate little selection for them. The restaurant also caters to vegetarians and vegans with quite a few options that can be made to suit their palate. The dining room is as Spanish as it can get with red and yellow hues dominating the walls and Spain inspired artwork and decor adorning them. Stop by with family or friends for a fantastic experience.
Enjoy a delectable array of authentic flavors and ingredients as you savor dishes like Spicy Tuna rolls, Hunan Pork, Korean Style Beef, Sesame Noodles and Chicken Teriyaki. The menu is extensive featuring signature dishes from China and Japan. Practically all of the dishes are available in vegetarian options, making it a good choice for those who don't eat non vegetarian food.
The first of the two acclaimed McGlynns to open in Newark, the pub sits at the site of the historic Drummond Ale House and has seen the changing face of the city since its inception in 1983. Expectedly, it has a special place in the hearts of the locals who've made it their hangout of choice for everything from game days to simply chilling out with friends. On offer is a stunning array of beers (about 50) and other spirits to keep things flowing and an above average menu of American favorites that is hard to resist. The bar area is designed to encourage socialization and is great if you're on your own. Television screens strewn across the pub ensures that you get a glimpse of the game no matter where you're seated. The patio is a popular prospect on non-game days and is a great option to relax in an airier setting. The food at McGlynns has such a following that they also offer catering for occasions. Holding functions at site is also possible Check website for more.
When it comes to great beer paired with excellent food, there's few who can come close to Iron Hill in the city. A recipient of numerous awards for its brews, Iron Hill does not rest on its drink laurels alone and sets the bar with a food menu comprising of an exceptional selection of American favorites. The diversity and the amount of choices available will prove to be a pleasant surprise for foodies who've always had a gripe about the attention given to food at proper places to drink. The full menu features great selection in everything from starters and entrees to pizzas, burgers, sandwiches and even desserts. There's a kids menu as well as a selection of healthy choices. It even caters to people with dietary restrictions with a gluten free menu. Iron Hill's award-winning beers form most of the drink selection with seasonal brews also making an appearance. An excellent place for a complete drinking and dining experience.
The deceptively simple name might lead you to wonder what the fuss surrounding this fairly new restaurant is all about. But Caffe Gelato goes way beyond just a gelataria and rightfully deserves all the accolades, recognition and the resultant hype it has generated. For starters, it's a full service Italian restaurant that can stand up to some of the best in the city. Chef Danny Profita’s laborious work with unconventional Italian flavors ensures that the food here doesn't taste like any run-of-the-mill Italian restaurant. The fact that it mopped up an award that year it was established speaks volumes about the food. The wine cellar close to 1500 selections holds its own and choosing one that pairs with your food should be no problem. The recognition by Wine Spectator is further proof of the quality of the list. The homemade gelato on offer has kids of all ages squealing in delight and is some of the best you'll get in the city The decor is intimate and well suited to family dinners and romantic rendezvous alike. The delightful outdoor area presents a slightly more casual setting. Don't miss this gem of a restaurant when in Newark.
Frequented by college students and a lively younger crowd, Grotto's is the place to head to for cheap drinks and a generous slice. Popular with a regular set of customers, mainly twenty-somethings, especially on weekends, the place features a sports bar, game room and a casual, noisy, fun atmosphere. A good place to head to with a group of friends on a Friday night when you're looking for a night out that won't hurt your pockets, the bar can get quite crowded especially on game nights. The bar is conveniently open late every night of the week perfect for when you're craving a slice of their typically greasy pizza. They also host parties and group events, for details contact the restaurant.
Mario's Pizza is famous among the locals for their delectable pizzas which are generously topped with interesting toppings and oodles of cheese. Come here with your friends for a laid back meal or arrive with family, the restaurant has a warm and welcoming vibe that instantly makes everyone feel at home. The authenticity of their pizzas, which are created using traditional Italian techniques and recipes, is the reason behind the restaurant's success. The efficient service and prompt deliver makes Mario's Pizza stand apart from their contemporaries; try them once and you are sure to be a loyal patron, such is the outcome of all their creations.
Thought it's location is a little away from the city center, this hasn't stopped Ristorante Marco from becoming a much loved neighborhood institution. At the heart of the restaurant's popularity is the honest approach to Italian cooking and the welcoming atmosphere which makes you feel at home. The dining area sports a warm palette with rust-colored walls going well with the arched white panels. Wooden blinds allow as much natural light as required inside. Chandeliers and contemporary lighting choices add a touch of class to the proceedings making it as good for a family dinner as for a business lunch. The menu comprises a rich array of Italian specialties ranging from the classics to the more modern takes. The wine list sports good diversity and some great pairing options. There's a bar area as well for a relaxed post-meal drink. Service can be hit and miss, but is overall acceptable. Check website for reservations and more.
Established in 1981, Valle had humble beginnings as a pizza and sandwich place and today, thanks to its popularity, has grown into one of the city's top Italian restaurants. The restaurant stands within the Pike Creek Shopping Center and offers a diverse menu of Italian specialties ranging from the perpetually favored pizzas and pastas to steaks and beef specialties. Seafood is a strong point here and the crab cakes have been raved about for quite some time now. There's a little selection of kids choices as ell. The wine list is huge and you should have no trouble pairing one with your food. While a meal here will certainly not be cheap, it's worth what you'll get. An excellent place for an honest Italian meal and seafood.