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177 E Main St, Newark, DE 19711-7313
+1 302-368-7755
07:00 - 14:00
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Tue - Fri 07:00 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 08:30 - 14:00
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Newark, Delaware
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gather here with friends every Sat morning for good food and never pressure to clear out no matter how full they are. Specials avaliable every day.

Thank Abw1109
New York
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Read all the brilliant reviews on trip advisor so had to check out the breakfast here. We were one of two families in the cafe. Lovely little spot, clean and cute. The waitress was super friendly but the food is a little overpriced and disappointing. I ordered the scrambled eggs which were so overcooked, they were inedible...I didn't send them... More 

Thank doubletravel
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Delicious omelettes, beautifully prepared. We all loved our breakfasts and we will definitely be back. Excellent and friendly service too, reasonable prices.

Thank Nic N
Newark, Delaware
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Just moved to Delaware and living in Newark. On a lark, found this cafe one Saturday morning for breakfast. Family owned spot that is quite cozy. Sinclair's quickly became one of those places that we just had to visit again, and again and became our regular Saturday morning breakfast spot. The food is "diner food" but with a flair. Wheat... More 

Thank TAD19711
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Sinclair's is a favorite of ours. Cozy, clean, friendly staff, great chef. We visit a couple times a month. Mostly for breakfast which is always excellent. Daily specials are available too. If in town, check it out, free parking behind the restaurant as well as metered street parking. Only open for breakfast and lunch. Highly recommended!!😊

Thank Rhonda B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

I am sure their "other food" is great too.... but i continually RAVE about their Breakfast food options!!!! WOW!!! This is an annual MUST sojourn for me and my buddy, when we are on the way to our school reunion just outside of Philly. (its just down the street from the University of Delaware). This last visit, we enjoyed the... More 

1 Thank Rosetravels39
Newark, Delaware
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

The best breakfast spot in Newark. The best service and atmosphere! Quiet and peaceful . I have taken friends there with me and they love it too!

1 Thank hummingbird65410
East Windsor, New Jersey
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Made an impromptu visit to our daughter at the University of Delaware on Mother's Day. We didn't have brunch reservations and it was impossible to get into many of the restaurants on Main Street but I had read about Sinclair's Cafe online. We were able to walk in and get a table right away. Soon after we were seated, more... More 

1 Thank cp625
Seoul, South Korea
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231 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

I've been to Sinclair's café many times over the years for brunch with friends. We love the variety and wholesomeness of the brunch menu. There are lots of healthy and vegetarian-friendly options on the menu. I also love the tea and coffee options they have! The café has a relaxed, homey atmosphere. I would recommend going as a small group... More 

1 Thank SMLove226
Newark, Delaware
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

I've been going to Sinclair's now for just a few months, but I'm glad found such a pleasant little restaurant for weekend breakfasts. The menu is unique in that they offer natural fresh ingredients in their homemade recipes. The pancakes are very good and come with a variety of fresh fruit options. There is usually a special french toast of... More 

1 Thank Irishize71

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
08:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 177 E Main St, Newark, DE 19711-7313
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-368-7755

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