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Penn's Place

206 Delaware St, New Castle, DE 19720-4816
+1 302-322-6334
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6 Aug 2018
“Amazing Atmosphere Delicious Food Very Inexpensive”
18 May 2018
“A Little Hideaway!”
Open Now
8:00 am - 8:00 pm Hours
Cafe, American, Vegetarian Friendly
206 Delaware St, New Castle, DE 19720-4816
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

My favorite thing here is the crab bisque--lots of lump crab at a reasonable price. (4.95.) Another great thing is the espresso brownie, small but decadently rich, 1.50. The most popular salad is the chicken curry. The scones are also popular. I like the quiches....More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

Stopped here for a quick bite and a quiet place to rest. This little place is located down a cobblestone alleyway and has a very nice little garden where you can eat and be away from the hustle and bustle.

Thank 3MG1949
Esther L, Owner at Penn's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2018

Thank you for your great review! Hope to see you again soon...:)

Reviewed 21 February 2018

After church I was looking for Breakfast, which they serve all day. I enjoyed a nice breakfast sandwich and Nicarguan coffee. The location is across from the Courthouse and down a small alley. The restaurants has seven to eight tables and gives a very warm...More

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Esther L, Owner at Penn's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Thank you for your kind words...we have always said...it's the people that make the place...we have AWESOME employees that ALSO make the place...hope you can come back when the Secret Garden is in full bloom...:)

Reviewed 2 April 2017

We spent the evening at The Muse which is a part of Penn's Place in historic New Castle, Delaware. It was a night of Shakespeare tonight although on other Saturday night's it might me music, comedy, etc. It was great entertainment. Waiter service for drinks...More

1  Thank RonB4610
Esther L, Owner at Penn's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thank you Ron for your AWESOME review...hope to see you again soon...:)

Reviewed 5 February 2017

It was a cold and windy day so stopped in to Penn's Place for a bowl of soup. It was delicious and hit the spot. Good place to stop for coffee, hot beverages, soup, sandwiches or dessert. Fabulous Fridays are $5 on beer and wine...More

Thank RonB4610
Esther L, Owner at Penn's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Thank you for the AWESOME review!

Reviewed 9 February 2016

An historic building which now houses a variety of artists, crafters, and gifts. Since it is located in an historic town, you can soak up the atmosphere then shop.

1  Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed 28 October 2015

This shop has some great and differen thome décor finds. Yes, he as trunks. He also has fun soap dispensers made from liquor bottles, and lamps made from wine bottles. Fun to talk to without being pushy. Love this shop!

1  Thank merrily785
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Penn’s Place is a 1682 historic building directly across the street from the New Castle Court House Museum in the heart of New Castle's Historic District. Supposedly, William Penn spent his first night in the New World here. It now houses Artisans Gifts & Gallery...More

2  Thank Maurene_K
Reviewed 6 November 2013

It was a chilly day in historic New Castle, DE and we popped in here for scones and a hot drink. Very friendly staff, lots of drinks to choose from. Nice place to warm up and plan the rest of the day. I had a...More

3  Thank 1AnnieEliza
Reviewed 23 September 2012

Traders Cove gift shop and Penn's Place coffee shop both are found in the same quaint home in historic New Castle. I went once and have been back several times in the last month for several reasons. The atmosphere is so relaxing and homey. Inside...More

3  Thank Ashley J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 4 - USD 16
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating
Open Hours
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 Delaware St, New Castle, DE 19720-4816
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  New Castle
  • Phone Number: +1 302-322-6334
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Located in the heart of downtown Historic New Castle, directly across from Delaware's First State Historical National Park. This quaint, circa 1682 building, is now a cozy corner for coffee, conversation, buying local art & gifts, enjoying LIVE Entertainment, craft beer, wine, a variety of baked goods & soup, breakfast, lunch, lite dinner and hosting your social gathering!
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