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Catherine Rooney's Irish Pub & Restaurant

) #150 of 279 Restaurants in Newark $$ - $$$ American, Irish,
102 E Main St, Newark, DE 19711-7319
+1 302-369-7330
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“rye toast” (2 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
102 E Main St, Newark, DE 19711-7319
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a Monday night at 6:30 and told by the hostess that there would be a 40 minute wait but we could be seated at the bar, which I understood to mean we could order drinks as well as eat. Ordered drinks then ordered...More

Thank bjdav
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Forget this place for lunch. Lousy new food selection and price increase about 40 percent. Lunch used to be 9 bucks with soda or tea Now 10-12 plus 2 bucks for drink. Add tip it's Gelato price. Place was never as good as Gelato. Maybe...More

Thank Leonard S
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Just learned that the General Manager of Catherine Rooney raised menu prices during the University of Delaware graduation weekend to inflate profits. This is totally unethical and is price gouging that takes advantage of students and parents. The UD community needs to be aware of...More

Thank CuffClean
Reviewed 8 April 2017

My friend and I went to this great little restaurant last weekend. It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon so we decided to sit outside on the front patio/porch area. The service was great and the food was great too. I had a chicken caesar salad...More

Thank punchbugmom
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Tried Catherine Rooney's for a quick lunch sandwich. The drinks were good. The food was mediocre and the service was also mediocre.

Thank Mary Lou S
Reviewed 30 November 2016

While shopping along Main Street my wife and I decided to try out Catherine Rooney's. We were seated right away and waited on. We ordered our entrees and took in the ambiance. Our meals were great, the prices were reasonable and the service was very...More

Thank Curt K
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Wonderful atmosphere the wait staff was busy but so friendly. food menu a little limited but truly pub faire with Irish entrees. portions were generous ad well prepared. Prices fair.

Thank VanessaS630
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant and pub patio is a great lunch option right off campus. I have visited on several occasions and the service is exceptional. The location is great.

Thank Larry E
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We stopped in on a Saturday night. We had been to the Catherine Rooney's in Trolley Square and it was great so wanted to check out this one. The inside was nothing compared to Trolley Square. The outdoor patio was crowded but we just wanted...More

Thank nadine q
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

I had a craving for fish & chips, and these were very good. The portion was large (almost too large to finish). Service was good as well.

Thank KiteGirl78
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13 September 2015|
Response from Skip M | Reviewed this property |
I imagine - it's a full service bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 E Main St, Newark, DE 19711-7319
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-369-7330
  • E-mail
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