Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

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3.79/5
Iron Hill Brewery & RestaurantIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

147 E Main St
Newark, Delaware, 19711-7313
United States

(302) 266-9000 | map
www.ironhillbrewery.com

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369
Reviews:
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Ratings:
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PLACE STATS
Score:
90
Reviews:
31
Ratings:
54
Avg:
4.03
pDev:
0%
 
 
Taps:
10
Bottles/Cans:
19
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 31 | Ratings: 54
Reviews by pwoody11:
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 4

I prefer the Wilmington Riverfront location to this one particularly during the school year. The college girls coming in and walking by outside are nice to look at, but the quality of service seems to go down a bit during the school season. The food is really good and reasonably priced. The beer selection is decent. They offer only Iron Hill beers. They typicaly have the regulars with 3-4 seasonals on the menu. I have heard they sometimes have casks, but I have yet to be around when it was available. I would recommend Iron Hill to someone who happened to be in the University of Delaware area.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Urk1127
4.3/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of ROGUE16
3.98/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of HookemHoos
3.54/5  rDev -12.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of BranfordBound
3.83/5  rDev -5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Went to the one in Newark, DE right by the University of Delaware. This was right around Easter 2015 so I think school was a bit slow at the time and the place was about 75% full. Noise was acceptable, service was attentive, and the beers were OK. Maholo, Apollo! was our favorite. Had the Pig Iron Porter on cask and it seemed weak.

The place looked like a normal restaurant + bar. There wasn't really anything that made it stand out or seem like a brew pub, I think the Wilmington location is better for that. Food was actually pretty good, though.

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Photo of tobelerone
3.76/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Vorlauf86
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of BillCheck
3.8/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of JackNip
3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of BigRizz62
4.35/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of greyghost86
3/5  rDev -25.6%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of BeerThursdays
4/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of wildwm
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Crentakey
3.4/5  rDev -15.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 4

Unfortunately it seemed like this place is a restaurant first and then a brewery. None of the beer strayed away from what would be considered old standards. IPA's, Lagers, Wheat, no stouts on tap. The pizza I ordered was great and the food along is worth it, but don't expect anyone pushing the envelope of beer.

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Newark, DE
3.79 out of 5 based on 4,025 ratings.
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