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The Reef

18 Carpenter Plz, Wilmington, DE 19810-2049
+1 302-529-1985
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good34%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
16 Sep 2017
“Enjoyable. Would go back”
9 Aug 2017
“Good food, friendly environment ”
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Bar, American, Steakhouse, Pub
$$ - $$$
18 Carpenter Plz, Wilmington, DE 19810-2049
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Tried this restaurant Saturday night because I loved the band Club Phred that was playing. This place recently updated and expanded their space. Unfortunately the service was terrible but that was not due to the servers but the lack of them...totally understaffed on a busy...More

Thank SJacquelin
Reviewed 16 September 2017

My daughter recommended this restaurant, so we tried it. The food was very good. The atmosphere could be a little bit better. All in all our meal was very good. e will return

Thank Bill L
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Short stay in the area and was glad I ate here. Staff was friendly and food was good and at a reasonable price. Went there in a Wednesday and had a $12 steak meal. Live band after 7pm.

Thank Ray R
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Four went for dinner, the menu has a variety of seafood and steaks along with the typical bar foods. We ordered the dockside trio, consisting of sea scallops, shrimp, whitefish, fries, and three sauces. The scallops were cooked until hard as rubber balls, the shrimp...More

Thank thefordman28
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Crab cakes - tasteless Scallops in bacon - dry, crunchy French onion soup - too salty Onion rings - over cooked Waitress was pleasant

Thank AyeScotland
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We eat here every Wednesday for Ny strip special for $12.95. Courteous staff and the blues bands are great on Wednesday, try the mussels in white sauce.

Thank lawsb2017
Reviewed 29 November 2016

You should try Ahi Tuna for starters and Surf n' Turf with scallops! I went there with my husband first time for dinner. The service was fast and very professional. The food was fresh and we found out that they have live music every night(after...More

Thank j0annagr
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We visit The Reef on a regular basis. Friday and Saturday nights we go dancing . They have live bands that usually cater to the older (50 and above) crowd. We also enjoy going on Wednesday night when they have an open jam session and...More

Thank Gayle Y
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Kinda neighborhood vibe, located in strip mall setting, with specials each night, seafood and otherwise. Tvs surrounding bar area, along with tables and booths. Wife and I were turned on to the place by a fellow worker, specifically for burger Mondays, which are half price,...More

Thank PraiseDaddy
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Food and drinks average. Live music is good. Just remember it's bar food. Draft beer was warm, mixed drinks below average. Bottled drinks are fine.

Thank John K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Bar, American, Steakhouse, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Carpenter Plz, Wilmington, DE 19810-2049
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 302-529-1985
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