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Catherine Rooney's Irish Pub & Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Irish,
102 E Main St, Newark, DE 19711-7319
+1 302-369-7330
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“rye toast” (2 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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102 E Main St, Newark, DE 19711-7319
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for an early dinner while visiting daughter at Univ Delaware. The location is really good on Main Street. Right at the corner at Academy and Main. A relative short walk from most areas of the campus. First impression was the place was clean...More

Thank rjswx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast while visiting family in area. Sat outside on patio. Plenty of metered parking in the area. Staff were extremely friendly and attentive, especially Jahlil. Had steak and eggs. Also mini pancakes. Really good and inexpensive. Had a couple of breakfast cocktails...More

Thank Pil255
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Went on a Monday night at 6:30 and told by the hostess that there would be a 40 minute wait but we could be seated at the bar, which I understood to mean we could order drinks as well as eat. Ordered drinks then ordered...More

Thank bjdav
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Forget this place for lunch. Lousy new food selection and price increase about 40 percent. Lunch used to be 9 bucks with soda or tea Now 10-12 plus 2 bucks for drink. Add tip it's Gelato price. Place was never as good as Gelato. Maybe...More

Thank Leonard S
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Just learned that the General Manager of Catherine Rooney raised menu prices during the University of Delaware graduation weekend to inflate profits. This is totally unethical and is price gouging that takes advantage of students and parents. The UD community needs to be aware of...More

Thank CuffClean
Reviewed 8 April 2017

My friend and I went to this great little restaurant last weekend. It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon so we decided to sit outside on the front patio/porch area. The service was great and the food was great too. I had a chicken caesar salad...More

Thank punchbugmom
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Tried Catherine Rooney's for a quick lunch sandwich. The drinks were good. The food was mediocre and the service was also mediocre.

Thank Mary Lou S
Reviewed 29 November 2016

While shopping along Main Street my wife and I decided to try out Catherine Rooney's. We were seated right away and waited on. We ordered our entrees and took in the ambiance. Our meals were great, the prices were reasonable and the service was very...More

Thank Curt K
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Wonderful atmosphere the wait staff was busy but so friendly. food menu a little limited but truly pub faire with Irish entrees. portions were generous ad well prepared. Prices fair.

Thank VanessaS630
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant and pub patio is a great lunch option right off campus. I have visited on several occasions and the service is exceptional. The location is great.

Thank Larry E
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13 September 2015|
Response from Skip M | Reviewed this property |
I imagine - it's a full service bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 E Main St, Newark, DE 19711-7319
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-369-7330
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