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33 West Ale House and Grill

33 W Loockerman St, Dover, DE 19904-7350
+1 302-735-9822
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (58 reviews)
“burger” (36 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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33 W Loockerman St, Dover, DE 19904-7350
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used to love going there until the décor inside was changed. The atmosphere is now nondescript and not inviting./

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank xiquesgloria
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was looking for lunch while visiting the historic area of Dover found this place smack in the heart of the historic downtown. From the window it looks like a breakfast place in the old day. Walk in and get to the bar area, it...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Love the feel of this place, great service and the food is delicious with plenty of variety. Try the fried Brussels sprouts with bacon...omg!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lynneschaef
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped at 33 West Ale House for lunch and we’ll definitely return if we find ourselves in Dover again. The Short Rib Poutine was a delicious start to our meal; the corn and crab chowder was good, could have used more...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BobbyRubino
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Good food nothing outstanding. It is consistently good. Menu does not change enough. Focus is mostly on meat eaters. Not many vegetarian choices,

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Robin C
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Met some friends for a weekday lunch. Moderately priced and we definitely were not rushed out of the establishment. My wife had the steak & spinach salad $11.00 and I had the southwest turkey wrap $8.50. None of us had room for dessert. This was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ed T
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Quick stop for a lunch on the way through Dover. Outstanding lunch, great beer selection and super friendly bartender. High recommend the jam and egg burger

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CathyS317
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Visiting Dover for the day. Stopped in here and had a delicious bowl of crab and corn chowder and a chicken salad club. Bread was too thick for this sandwich so just ate the chicken salad and avocado separately. Was not given utensils. Had to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank joyjim
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Food is always good and reasonably priced. Staff is very pleasant, but during busy hours like lunchtime, you may have to wait a bit for your food or drink refills.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PLil1110
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

This should probably be two separate reviews: food and ambiance. The food is actually very good, nice menu selection and very good service. It’s the ambiance- and not sure what can be done about that. The tables are very close, we were treated to a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank thezoo5
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Nancy K
10 March 2018|
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Response from Ruth A | Reviewed this property |
23 May 2017|
Response from bobellen65 | Reviewed this property |
I have only been there once and that was months ago. They had several local beers on tap which they willingly will let you try.
26 December 2016|
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Response from lizinvt | Reviewed this property |
Call them or visit website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 W Loockerman St, Dover, DE 19904-7350
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 302-735-9822
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