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Stanley's Tavern

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American, Bar, Pub
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2038 Foulk Rd, Wilmington, DE 19810-3624
+1 302-475-1887
10:00 - 01:00
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Sun 10:00 - 01:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Every trip home I go back to Stanley's for lunch. Food is reliably good...not great, but dependable. Great atmosphere, service. They have a good salad bar, or salad bar/sandwich combo. Portions are generous. Decent beer list

Thank Steve N
Denbigh, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I went to the restaurant for a business dinner. My colleague recommended prime rib steak, as I had never tasted it. The meat was increadible, one of the most tender pieces I have ever eaten. Atmosphere was very wecoming and staff were always helpful. Warsteiner beer was available on tap - always a winner.

Thank 1StevieLew
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Stanley's is a well known neighborhood bar in the Wilmington, Delaware northern suburbs that has been in business for over 50 years. There is a large bar in the front and booths in the back.There are many draft craft beers available as well as an excellent salad bar. Typical menu with outstanding ribs that come with a choice of sauces... More 

Thank Robert S
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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131 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Try the Salad Bar – its really good I was here with a large group at lunch time, and we had fun. The server was great, nice and easy to work with. I had the salad bar, which was amazing! Everything was fresh, crips and the way it should have been. The price was also really nice for lunch. The... More 

Thank Mike M
Benalmadena, Spain
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119 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

On this recent visit we sat at a booth by the bar and ordered nachos with the works, including chili and guacamole. They did not disappoint and were as I had remembered it from years gone by.

Thank Maria R
Middletown, Delaware
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104 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Met three bud's I had not seen in years. It is a bar/restaurant. Beer was cold and of many varieties to choose from. One diner had salad bar(includes soup) and he was very impressed with quality. It looked fresh and he confirmed that. I opted for burger which they would not cook rare. Need only give it an "okay" as... More 

Thank Robert H
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47 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

I have lunch at Stanley's at least once a month, primarily when I'm meeting clients. The reason I suggest lunch there is that they have the absolute best salad bar in north Brandywine Hundred, and during weekdays, it's only $8.99, including soup. That is what I get 95% of the time. Other items on the menu are typical of a... More 

Thank FrugalGormet
Wilmington, Delaware
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

this restaurant is very good, especially during football games: it has bar type food, lots of tv screens, and a bit noisy; everyone loves the atmosphere, however, so it is appealing to many people

Thank danna l
Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Have eaten many times at Stanley's, for lunch and dinner, and never a bad meal. Lunch on a recent Friday was no different. We were seated immediately at just around noon. The place filled up while we were there. The menu is large and varied, and they have a wonderful salad bar. We were a party of 4, with 2... More 

Thank auntbear
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91 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Had dinner with family and friends and had a great time. I'm a sucker for good Meat Loaf and Stanley's didn't disappoint. The meatloaf was well prepared sitting on a generous bed of smashed potatoes with a mean dark gravy that tied the dish together in a perfect balanced plate. I was slightly disappointed that my entree included only the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2038 Foulk Rd, Wilmington, DE 19810-3624
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 302-475-1887

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