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410 Delaware St, New Castle, DE 19720-5040
+1 302-757-1074
08:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sat 08:00 - 16:00
Fri 18:00 - 21:00
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

This is a really homey type of place. The location is right in the historic part of New Castle. The proprietors were very nice. The food is cooked to order, so don't expect it to come out fast. The menu isn't extensive, so you probably need to check it out before deciding to dine there. Great option if you are... More 

Thank FiveRingFever
Seattle, Washington
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1,256 reviews
900 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 350 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

My family and I were on a road trip and decided to stop at Caroline's for breakfast. The food was delicious and the service, friendly. We loved how the tables were set with china like our grandmother's house. There were 7 of us so they served every dish family-style. Really fun! Definitely worth a visit!

Thank misopiso88
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

A nice spot for lunch! We had The Meadow sandwich and a tuna salad... Both delicious. The service was great and accommodating for dietary needs. The owner is very friendly and thoughtful. Highly recommend a visit.

Thank Mandy C
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

This place is a total joke.We stopped in for breakfast 2 days ago and all they serve is eggs & meat or pancakes no potatoes ( home fries).Also the glasses are very small and the ice was right outta their own fridge.There was no sign that says cash only either do not waste your time going here.With the way these... More 

1 Thank kenneth e
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118 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

We visited New Castle by accident and while walking up main street came to Caroline's cafe, what a little gem. The food was great, the service was excellent and decor really nice. The owner was very freindly and gaves us the full history of the town.The prices were reasonable for what you got. Even had proper cloth napkins and cups... More 

Thank royandavis
Indianapolis, Indiana
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160 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

There were 8 of us who stopped in for lunch after touring some of the historic buildings. It was a hot day so the lighter salads were appreciated. The chicken salad was really good-- also the tuna salad and egg salad. Some got the sandwich special, an Italian style BLT and they liked it. The owners are friendly and want... More 

Thank Natalie B
New Castle, Delaware
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2014

This small eatery ( with al fresco dining in good weather ) extends a warm welcome every visit. Everything is fresh and served with a smile! The Italian BLT is fabulous and the homemade chocolate chip cookies superb! A special evening meal is served most Fridays, which calls for reservations. Friendly owners do it all! Recommended!

Thank DEFoodLover
New Castle, Delaware
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98 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014

Stopped for lunch had a hamburger an fries everything was good an also hot not like Mcds . nice an clean , the owners are great people an friendly must get there rice pudding just great , one other thing take cash they don't take credit/cards this is my first for no cards all the desserts were homemade .

1 Thank franksgogetter
Paris, France
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014

Great place to be. The owners are a delicious couple and welcome you with great warmth. You go there to get an atmosphere, an ambiance, not a professional cooking, although all products are very good. Sweet terrasse on the street, you just feel at home with some relatives. All neighbours greet the owner as in a small village and you... More 

3 Thank NanouNineNine
New Castle, Delaware
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

I enjoyed Caroline's to an extent. The owners are the most adorable couple ever and they cook everything from scratch. We went for lunch after walking around Historic New Castle for a while. First issue: While looking over the menu, I asked if they take credit/debit cards. Apparently, they only take cash which is horrible because in Old New Castle,... More 

2 Thank Nicole M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 Delaware St, New Castle, DE 19720-5040
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  New Castle
  • Phone Number: +1 302-757-1074
Has only been open for about a year. Fantastic breakfast, lunch and famous fixed price Fri evening dinner.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?