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Jessop's Tavern

114 Delaware St, New Castle, DE 19720-4814
+1 302-322-6111
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“shepherds pie” (35 reviews)
“pot roast” (23 reviews)
“fish and chips” (39 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
114 Delaware St, New Castle, DE 19720-4814
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok, the outfits that the staff are required to wear are a bit hokey. Fortunately, they aren't required to speak in period tongue. The interior feels as if you are stepping back in time. As does the colonial menu - The menu is loaded with...More

Thank Anywhere_on_the_road
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere in this colonial tavern was great. The servers were old colonial dressed and very attentive. Yes, the prices were kind of high but you do get your money's worth. I ordered the Shepherd's pie and when they brought it out my mouth must...More

Thank terrsall
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Business dinner visit. I had the Sheppard's pie, one colleague had a chicken pot pie and another the fricken chicken. All of the meals were very tasty, well prepared and a good value. As others have said (and our server told us), the shepperd's pie...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

This is one of my favorite spots - great menu, terrific service in a colonial historic setting. I especially appreciate the chef’s attention to my gluten free dietary requirement. The servers are professional and helpful and the shepherd’s pie is awesome!

1  Thank Angela G
Reviewed 8 March 2018

The restaurant is in a house dating back to 1723, and while the inside is new, it has an authentically old look. The food is alright, although I usually don't go there for that in the first place. The draft list is good, usually with...More

Thank xzmattzx
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Good food. Great service. Had the very delicious crab cake sandwich Will recommend Promise a return visit.

Thank newtr1
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Historically fun place to be! Good food and atmosphere. Pretty true to the period, setting and costumes.

Thank Bryan S
Reviewed 21 February 2018

The building is from 1674. The food is delicious I had the London Broil served on Sourdough bread. If you are a beer drinker they have a large selection to say the least! People of all ages enjoy their meal here. I observed one woman,...More

Thank NPSExplorer
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Located in a building dating back to 1674 in historic New Castle near the waterfront where William Penn first landed in 1682, the stage is well set for the interesting, historic atmosphere one experiences at Jessop’s Tavern created by the period décor, rustic furnishings, staff...More

1  Thank Steve1362
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We were wandering around New Castle and picked this place on a whim. Not expensive for two people, and the food was great! Service could have been a bit faster, but everything went well. Bathrooms are under the doorway labeled 'necessity,' and there's no changing...More

Thank gostartraveler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 Delaware St, New Castle, DE 19720-4814
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  New Castle
  • Phone Number: +1 302-322-6111
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Jessop's proudly specializes in Belgian Beers. We carry over 300 bottles and 21 drafts.
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