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Sinclair's Cafe

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177 E Main St, Newark, DE 19711-7313
+1 302-368-7755
Today
08:30 - 14:00
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 07:00 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 08:30 - 14:00
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Sinclair's is a favorite of ours. Cozy, clean, friendly staff, great chef. We visit a couple times a month. Mostly for breakfast which is always excellent. Daily specials are available too. If in town, check it out, free parking behind the restaurant as well as metered street parking. Only open for breakfast and lunch. Highly recommended!!😊

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Thank Rhonda B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

I am sure their "other food" is great too.... but i continually RAVE about their Breakfast food options!!!! WOW!!! This is an annual MUST sojourn for me and my buddy, when we are on the way to our school reunion just outside of Philly. (its just down the street from the University of Delaware). This last visit, we enjoyed the... More 

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1 Thank Rosetravels39
Newark, Delaware
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

The best breakfast spot in Newark. The best service and atmosphere! Quiet and peaceful . I have taken friends there with me and they love it too!

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East Windsor, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Made an impromptu visit to our daughter at the University of Delaware on Mother's Day. We didn't have brunch reservations and it was impossible to get into many of the restaurants on Main Street but I had read about Sinclair's Cafe online. We were able to walk in and get a table right away. Soon after we were seated, more... More 

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1 Thank cp625
Newark, Delaware
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217 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

I've been to Sinclair's café many times over the years for brunch with friends. We love the variety and wholesomeness of the brunch menu. There are lots of healthy and vegetarian-friendly options on the menu. I also love the tea and coffee options they have! The café has a relaxed, homey atmosphere. I would recommend going as a small group... More 

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1 Thank SMLove226
Newark, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

I've been going to Sinclair's now for just a few months, but I'm glad found such a pleasant little restaurant for weekend breakfasts. The menu is unique in that they offer natural fresh ingredients in their homemade recipes. The pancakes are very good and come with a variety of fresh fruit options. There is usually a special french toast of... More 

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1 Thank Irishize71
Philly
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

Great place for breakfast. Three people in our group and everyone was thrilled with their food. Poached eggs on english muffins with all different things on top. Swiss cheese and spinach was a favorite for us.

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1 Thank Jessyea1
Downingtown
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

we all ordered some type of egg omelet and hash browns and bacon, it was all delicious. coffee and English tea was good, the service was excellent so we filled in the time with conversations. it was central spot to meet in Newark, De. and my out of town friends had not problem finding it. restrooms are a little small... More 

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Portland, OR
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

Came here first thing in the morning for some breakfast after spending the night crossing the country on a red eye. This place was recommended to us by our hotel. Located on Main Street in Newark, Sinclair's does have a mom-and-pop kinda feel. Service was friendly and fast, but we were rather disappointed by our food. I had a vegetable... More 

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Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015

Sometimes hard to get a seat on Sunday because everyone goes for their special pancakes! Their home fries have a little kick to them and they have a large variety of options for omelets. Have quite a few vegetarian choices. They are only open for breakfast and lunch.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:00
Friday
07:00 - 14:00
Saturday
08:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 177 E Main St, Newark, DE 19711-7313
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-368-7755

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?