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McGlynns Pub & Restaurant - Polly Drummond

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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8 Polly Drummond Shpg Ctr, Newark, DE 19711-4859 (Linden Hill Road)
+1 302-738-7814
11:30 - 01:00
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Newark, Delaware
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place with a bar atmosphere and food choices. Bartenders are helpful and attentive. Repeat customer and would recommend for anyone looking for a neighborhood bar restaurant.

Thank Evan K
Wilmington, Delaware
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My twenty something children have raved about this restaurant for years, so we decided to try it. The service was excellent and attentive. The food was so delicious, we went back 3 times in 2 weeks. Their Crab Pretzels were wonderful as were the various entrees we tried. The exterior is deceptive as its doors lead to a fun, sports... More 

Thank Kathy W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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326 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Just typical bar food. Prices are about average for the type of food served. The service could of been a little better.

Thank agflag
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112 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We just moved to the area and our daughter told us about this place.We took a break from moving. Very nice place friendly people. Food was very good

Thank donnajs716
Newark, Delaware
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We come here often. Drinks are the most reasonable around and good!! Bartenders are great as well. Food is decent and never has problems. I gave it a 4 our of 5 as the menu is getting a little stale and change or other options would be a nice addition. I would recommend definitely!

Thank Evan K
Newark, Delaware
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Okay, first the food is not bad; as good as most places. My complaint is the staff. I have been to funeral homes that were more upbeat ! The wait staff at this place looks like they just got the results back from their doctor and they were positive. This goes for the bartenders as well as those who serve... More 

Thank H_Man44
Newark, Delaware, United States
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260 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

The free popcorn is so burned and salty you wish it was broken. But the paid burger was much better than the cold fries and flat beer. The servers are nice people. Oh well still a lot of people go there! Cheers!

Thank Robert H
Jensen Beach, Florida
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Went on a Thursday evening, which was all you can eat shrimp night. We ordered the shrimp and our spouses ordered the crab cake. The shrimp were cooked just right and the waitress kept them coming as long as you wanted. The service was prompt and friendly and made you feel at ease. The crab cakes were mostly lump meat... More 

Thank bernard a
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Went for Happy Hour with friends. Place was full of regular patrons and not very welcoming to visitors. Had to seek out the staff to get service. Beyond that prices were fair and the pub food was good.

Thank Psu4fun
Hockessin, Delaware
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433 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Irish Food on a Friday night - trying to find a fish & chip meal instead of a burger. The pub was crowded at the bar but the seating was quickly available. The service was good and the meal came out hot. The main food was good except for the coleslaw which had very little taste. Price was fair for... More 

Thank DiAlJo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Polly Drummond Shpg Ctr, Newark, DE 19711-4859
    (Linden Hill Road)
  • Public Transportation: Bus routes pass directly in front of the shopping center everyday.
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-738-7814
Located in the Polly Drummond Shopping Center, McGlynns is celebrating its 29th year as Newark's favorite Irish Pub. With its brick fireplace, cozy booths and updated look, McGlynns invites you to come in for a quick bite or hang out for the evening. Nightly specials and additional offerings keep our customers coming back for consistently delicious meals at a reasonable price. Our hot roast beef sandwiches, nachos & fajitas, fresh seafood and famous prime rib have earned McGlynns multiple regional awards including "Best Burgers", "Best Beer Selection", "Best Happy Hour" and "Best Place to Hang Out". Test your skill with our NTN Buzztime trivia game or sit and watch sports on one of our 18 TV's. Strike up a conversation with one of our friendly bartenders and servers who will make you feel right at home. Come on in and see for yourself why McGlynns Pub is everyone's favorite neighborhood restaurant.

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