Two Stones Pub

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

15 Reviews
Two Stones PubTwo Stones Pub
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

2 Chesmar Plz
Newark, Delaware, 19713-2461
United States

(302) 294-1890 | map
www.twostonespub.com

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Added by bengumbo on 04-19-2011

PLACE STATS
Score:
93
Reviews:
15
Ratings:
33
Avg:
4.28
pDev:
5.84%
 
 
Taps:
25
Bottles/Cans:
100
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 15 | Ratings: 33
Reviews by pwoody11:
Photo of pwoody11
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Nice addition to the Northern DE beer scene. As mentioned below, Same owners as Pickled Pig in Rehoboth to give you an idea of what to expect.

This is in the Brookside area of Newark, formerly known as Piece of Ireland.

20 of the 24 or so taps were going. Had a bottle list about 40 deep I'd estimate.

Atmosphere was nice, basically half bar half tables with craft beer decor throughout. Music playing was Mumford & sons while I was there. They have only one small tv in the corner. Good place for discussion.

Most if not all the draft beers were available in 16oz and 8oz pours which was nice. Most the 8oz pours ranged from 2-5 dollars. all beers were served in proper glassware with some served in the actual brewery glasses.

The tap list was offering mostly pretty local stuff. DFH, Troegs, Evolution, 16 mile, Brooklyn, Ommegang, Flying Fish, Heavy Seas, North Coast, Stone, and Great Divide to name a few.

They also have a smoker and will be serving a Smoked BBQ Brunch soon.

The staff seemed to be very knowledgeable. A guy sat down at the bar next to me and asked for a Bud on draft. The staff politely told him they only serve craft beer on draft. The guy then asked what craft beer was. The bartender gave a good explanation and gave him a sample of a pale ale and a blonde ale. The guy didn't like either, so settled for a bottle of miller lite.

Food was really good. I had a Foie Gras burger, my wife had a BLT. They offer 3 types of fries. The BLT is somewhat build your own. They offer about 5-6 different cheeses and maybe 10 spreads to choose from to customize your sandwich.

With such great beer bars in SEPA, it's tough for N. Delaware to compete, but I think this place will be as close as you're gonna get. Definitely see myself frequenting this establishment.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Urk1127
3.79/5  rDev -11.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.25

Photo of Pickering
4.24/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Nice place...close to home and work. 2sp started to brew their own beers and the variety of the brews they carry seems to have suffered. No gose, unfortunately. TypiCal bar food, but some standouts. The service is great with very friendly staff.

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Photo of stevoj
3.89/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Nice neighborhood bar/restaurant with excellent beer selection and great food. Beer menu is quite extensive. Also had a randall, for weekend events. Part of a strip mall, so look closely for it.

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Photo of BeerForMuscle
4.03/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of bluehende
4.51/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of jancona
4.89/5  rDev +14.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of MikeThumel
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of BillCheck
4.4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of JamesWhitty99
5/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of JackNip
3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

Photo of Liverocks
4.75/5  rDev +11%

Photo of Shandycan
4/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of CSpoons
3.95/5  rDev -7.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.75

I've been coming to this place pretty much since it opened. The food is amazing and the beer selection usually has something rare/special. I wish the owner could buy the Subway that's attached to it so 2SP could have more room. My only complaint would be the prices; some of the food and 12oz pours are on the expensive side but it's almost always high quality.

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Photo of tommyguz
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of greyghost86
5/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of BeerThursdays
3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

Photo of Lorianneb
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of Aegelis
4.36/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Quickly becoming the talk of the town, this gastropub generates a lot of buzz which everyone "must try". Although the narrow rectangle of a room has a low-lit cozy atmosphere, the volume of people and noise can get quite high at times. On first glance, the menu looks reasonably priced, but quickly adds up to quite a sum if you're there for appetizers, dinner, beers, and dessert with a sampler's ambition. Servers are well educated on the menu and brews, aiming to please. The cheese platter is a ritzy experience, dinner is above par for a pub, and craft brews are refreshing. 2SP's Bread pudding with caramel and icecream was one of the best I'd ever eaten. For me it's a place to go for a special night out, but would quickly hit the credit limit if frequented.

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Photo of Thebarrick56
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of Joecaddie
5/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of ChiChi
4.55/5  rDev +6.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

All Hail Two Stones!!! I have to admit out of all three locations, I have only been to the Newark spot, but hundred's of times. The things I don't like are beyond managements control. Parking: Parking lot's only so big. Prices: good food, beer costs money. Seating: It's popular, people!

Food: I've never had a bad meal here. I work multiple shifts so I have experienced the main hours full food menu and the (after hours fried menu) fries, chicken wings and such.

Service: Awesome friendly service, you get to know them and they remember you. Show respect and thank your server. Prompt and will never leave your glass empty.

Beers: Selection rotates mid-monthly. If your unsure of your selection, ask for a sample.

One last note: The Price keeps out the riff-raff. I've never seen a fight take place here.

Come here and ENJOY!!!

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Photo of kpteabo
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of garuda
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of FlyingKelly
4.89/5  rDev +14.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

It's hard to decide what is best about this place. The excellent, rotating, beer supply would likely be the first thing you notice. And, that would be a good choice since they do it better than any other place I've seen in Delaware. You should also note how friendly and knowledgeable the staff is toward everyone. They're always willing to talk about the beers (and what they like and don't like) about each one. Then... the food, which is just outstanding! Tuesday Taco Madness is my personal favorite, but Sunday Brunch is also a highlight. The chef is a genius. The atmosphere is low key and friendly to all, but not really a place I'd bring the family for burgers. Not that it would be a problem, but it's a bar's bar. Frankly, there's nothing NOT to love about this place. I'd like to build one in my backyard.

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Two Stones Pub in Newark, DE
93 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.
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