Econo Lodge Airport
232 S. Dupont Hwy.
New Castle, DE 19720
Phone: (302) 322-4500
Fax: (302) 322-9612
A welcome reprieve if you're looking for a little more character than the array of chain eateries at the Christiana Mall, Sixth & Pine is an excellent option for a quick refill or a relaxed meal after an exhausting shopping session. The delightfully eatery stands within Nordstrom, and offers a superb menu of American comfort food ranging from a selection of sandwiches, soups and salads to some more filling options for lunch. The daily specials featuring among others, such delights as Mac & Cheese and Panko Crusted Shrimp are worth checking out. The restaurant is big on healthy and natural ingredients and tries to keep as much of it organic, as possible. Atmosphere is relaxed and service is spot on. A stand-out among the many eating options at the mall.
Treat your taste buds to hearty meal offered at Border Cafe. This restaurant offers vibrant Tex-Mex, Cajun and Creole flavors. The delectable menu is accompanied with a good list of beverages to choose from. The cozy decor and friendly service is sure to give you a pleasant experience as you dine here.
When on the Clinton Street, the beautiful display of flags outside the Lewinsky's on Clinton is hard to miss. This bar & restaurant is a haunt for all those who have an yearning for craft beers, live music and creative bar fare. The place has a gorgeous interior comprising of hard-wood flooring, a polished bar and all brought to life with the glow emanating from Edison bulbs. The outdoor seating, albeit small is perfect for those hoping to have quiet conversations in the company of drinks, food and a mini garden. Lewinsky's on Clinton is a perfect spot to catch a game with your buddies but the atmosphere is particularly lively when a good band is playing live. Check website for their events schedule.
Thought it's location is a little away from the city center, this hasn't stopped Ristorante Marco from becoming a much loved neighborhood institution. At the heart of the restaurant's popularity is the honest approach to Italian cooking and the welcoming atmosphere which makes you feel at home. The dining area sports a warm palette with rust-colored walls going well with the arched white panels. Wooden blinds allow as much natural light as required inside. Chandeliers and contemporary lighting choices add a touch of class to the proceedings making it as good for a family dinner as for a business lunch. The menu comprises a rich array of Italian specialties ranging from the classics to the more modern takes. The wine list sports good diversity and some great pairing options. There's a bar area as well for a relaxed post-meal drink. Service can be hit and miss, but is overall acceptable. Check website for reservations and more.
When looking for the top Italian restaurants in Newark, you'll find frequent mentions of Soffrito practically everywhere. Established in 2005, this gem of an Italian restaurant has been delighting the city as fluently as picking up numerous awards. And their recipe for success is no secret; authentic Italian fare with a focus on traditional creations served in an atmosphere that evokes charm. Right from the beautiful outer facade to the predominantly stone interiors, the restaurant's decor is a stand out. Add to this, a wood fireplace, a little waterfall and some thoughtful lighting choices and you have a superb dining room that exudes a lot of character. The restaurant prides itself in the freshest ingredients and time tested family recipes. Vegetarians are well catered to with more than a few options on the menu and they also cater to gluten restrictions. Routinely finding itself amongst the city's top restaurants, Soffrito is an experience that should not be missed.
Experience the zesty flavors of Spain at this delightful restaurant located slightly away from the city center. Tapas, a quintessentially Spanish creation has gained worldwide following, and despite the simple nature of it, has been widely experimented with much to the delight of foodies. At Ole Tapas, you're up for a good Spanish experience with the tapas menu spanning the traditional as well as the contemporary palate. The menu has quite a lot of options and it wouldn't be a bad idea to ask for a recommendation from the helpful wait-staff. Apart from tapas, the menu has a good selection of Spanish classics ranging from paella to chorizo. Kids won't be disappointed with a separate little selection for them. The restaurant also caters to vegetarians and vegans with quite a few options that can be made to suit their palate. The dining room is as Spanish as it can get with red and yellow hues dominating the walls and Spain inspired artwork and decor adorning them. Stop by with family or friends for a fantastic experience.
Established in 1994, the Iron Hill brewery at Wilmington was one of the first to open in the series of this award-winning brewery restaurant chain. Beer enthusiasts need no introduction to their stellar array of handcrafted beers that have stood against some of the best in the region. From Belgian Ales to Lagers, each of their brews has a distinct flavor that is bound to please most tastes. Though beer is admittedly in focus here, the food to go with your brews is surprisingly well thought-of. Iron Hill offers a diverse menu of modern American specialties, and has everything from soups and salads to burgers, pizzas and sandwiches; perfect grub to match the beers on offer. The kitchen caters to dietary restrictions with a gluten free menu and also has a full menu for kids. The level of cooking is head and heels above the the average pub grub and blurs the lines between the brewery and the restaurant. The beautiful waterside location and spacious interiors make it a good choice for large groups and private functions as well. Check website for more.
Enjoy a delectable array of authentic flavors and ingredients as you savor dishes like Spicy Tuna rolls, Hunan Pork, Korean Style Beef, Sesame Noodles and Chicken Teriyaki. The menu is extensive featuring signature dishes from China and Japan. Practically all of the dishes are available in vegetarian options, making it a good choice for those who don't eat non vegetarian food.
A sister concern of Harry's Savoy Grill, this place is known for its seafood and prompt service. The Oyster and Sashimi Bar, as well as the appetizers menu drop names like Colossal Crab Martini and Clams on the Half Shell. Naturally, Vegetable Risotto is the only vegetarian dish. The classic Fish and Chips, and Harry's fish Tacos are delightful. The soups and stews are also worth a try. Regulars throng to this place for Martini and Mojito Happy Hour on Mondays and concert nights on Fridays.
The first of the two acclaimed McGlynns to open in Newark, the pub sits at the site of the historic Drummond Ale House and has seen the changing face of the city since its inception in 1983. Expectedly, it has a special place in the hearts of the locals who've made it their hangout of choice for everything from game days to simply chilling out with friends. On offer is a stunning array of beers (about 50) and other spirits to keep things flowing and an above average menu of American favorites that is hard to resist. The bar area is designed to encourage socialization and is great if you're on your own. Television screens strewn across the pub ensures that you get a glimpse of the game no matter where you're seated. The patio is a popular prospect on non-game days and is a great option to relax in an airier setting. The food at McGlynns has such a following that they also offer catering for occasions. Holding functions at site is also possible Check website for more.
Located across USA, the Capriotti's Sandwich Shop is a favorite among many, across the country. Farm fresh veggies combined with tangy pickles and meat are sandwiched between freshly baked bread, to produce the masterpieces at Capriotti's. This particular branch located in Wilmington, is frequented mostly by locals and foodies in the area. Homemade Roast Beef, Chicken Cheese Steak and Chopped Italian Salad are some of their specialties, that customers also seem to love. Perfect for a casual lunch or dinner, the restaurant also provides a delivery and take-away option.
Mario's Pizza is famous among the locals for their delectable pizzas which are generously topped with interesting toppings and oodles of cheese. Come here with your friends for a laid back meal or arrive with family, the restaurant has a warm and welcoming vibe that instantly makes everyone feel at home. The authenticity of their pizzas, which are created using traditional Italian techniques and recipes, is the reason behind the restaurant's success. The efficient service and prompt deliver makes Mario's Pizza stand apart from their contemporaries; try them once and you are sure to be a loyal patron, such is the outcome of all their creations.