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Dead Presidents Bar & Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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618 N Union St, Wilmington, DE 19805-3030
+1 302-652-7737
Today
16:00 - 19:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 16:00 - 19:00
Sat 10:00 - 14:00
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Collingswood, New Jersey
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187 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Went to Dead Presidents with friends who were visiting from out of town. While it was loud, the service was excellent and the food was fantastic. Had the soup special (crab corn chowder) and the crab cake. Both very yummy. Prices were extremely fair.

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Thank John P
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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99 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Walking distance from house we rented and great spot to watch the Nats beat the Dodgers. Food is typical pub fare and the drinks are very good. Not a spot for small kids but for adults looking for decent food and a causal friendly atmosphere it is a good spot.

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Thank Patito217
Fairfax, Virginia
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99 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This is a pretty good, quiet place for brunch. Reasonably priced, too. Unique and classic choices for brunch (things like scrapple, for example). The atmosphere is pretty neat, too. As the name would imply, lots of emphasis on presidents in the decor. It's classy without being "shove-down-your-throat" patriotic.

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Thank Jon M
Connecticut
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Recently stopped in for dinner while in town for the weekend. The drink menu was extensive with many different beer and wine choices. The menu was also extensive offering many different types of sandwiches, burgers, paninis and dinners. Although we didn't see any ghosts while we were there, reading about the history definitely added to our visit. Worth the stop... More 

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Thank Italian_Girl500
Wilmington, Delaware
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

We visited this bar because we didn't want to go to Trolley, the Riverfront nor downtown and decided to try something on Union St. There was a mix of people and ages. It was not the youngest, hippest crowd nor the oldest. The food was ok pub food named for different past Presidents which is why I'm not rating it... More 

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Thank newplay
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155 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

The pork loin was good though a little bit too salty. The beers were ok but price made it good value. The soup was ok.

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Thank Trashcollector
Wilmington, Delaware
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

A regular place to come with friends. Nice neighborhood bar with good food and bartenders are always on point!

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Thank Julie M
Carneys Point, New Jersey
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Dinner was amazing. Even the little ones cleaned their plates. Orders were taken promptly and the food was hot fresh and timely.

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Thank DebNBuzz
Wilmington, Delaware
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

A real neighborhood eatery and bar. Friendly service and atmosphere. Staff friendly and most accommodating.

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Thank lshaf1315
Yarmouthport, MA
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107 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

As I planned to meet friends for dinner while passing through Wilmington, I noted they had a few Facebook postings about this place. I suggested we meet there and they agreed. To my relief, my review is by no means a hatchet job. Dead Presidents is a dark, cozy neighborhood bar with a quirky theme of...well, dead presidents. Pictures, stamps... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
16:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 19:00
Thursday
16:00 - 19:00
Friday
16:00 - 19:00
Saturday
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 618 N Union St, Wilmington, DE 19805-3030
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 302-652-7737

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?