We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Claymont Steak Shop

57 S Main St, Newark, DE 19711-4637
+1 302-453-9500
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good56%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cheesesteak” (17 reviews)
“fried onions” (2 reviews)
“meat” (7 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
57 S Main St, Newark, DE 19711-4637
Write a Review
Reviews (37)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Slow service but everything made fresh to order. A local tradition. Reasonable prices but not cheap.

Thank Steven E
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The food is excellent but it is too expensive. It is on a college campus so I feel the prices should be a little more accommodating. But overall the staff is friendly and three atmosphere is great.

Thank RewardsMember2014
Reviewed 29 April 2017

The Claymont Steak Shop in Newark, De is just a name. It is not nearly as good as the original. The portions are generous, but the taste of the cheese steak is just not the same. The same goes for the sub's. Just an average...More

Thank PaulJ94
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We always try to stop in when taking our daughter back to school in New York. The cheesesteaks are on chewy bread and full of steak and cooked onions. The cheese is just melted all over. It is very good and I usually have half...More

Thank 10isgirl
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Got some cheesesteaks to go and they were pretty tasty! It held up well for the ride home, cheese was melted and cooked IN the chopped steak instead of after the fact. My only complaint was the fried onions were cut a little too big...More

1  Thank missthang10
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This by far was the best chef salad I've ever had. The portion size is enough for 1 and 1/2 meals for a guy, unless you are extremely hungry. Over the bed of lettuce and vegetables is rolled ham, prosciutto, I think and cheese rolled...More

1  Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 9 July 2016

ordered food for delivery and it came in good time. Sandwich was very tasty and big (even for a small portion). would recommend and looking forward to eating in the restaurant soon

1  Thank Millysm
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Claymont Steak Shop has the best cheese steaks and many other menu items that are delicious! Highly recommended for eat-in or takeout orders. Price is reasonable for the quality of food.

1  Thank Katherine C
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Claymont Steaks is thee place to go for a great steak sandwich. We get take out...and are always satisfied. Except for two things. 1) Hyper thin cut tomatoe slices....that might as well not even be there... 2) The cheese, which was provolone, this time, was...More

Thank Edward C
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

The Cheese steaks are the best in town!! The burgers have a grill taste that is mouth watering. The steak fries are good! The restaurant is modern and located around the UD area. There is a front and back door that is convenient to the...More

2  Thank Tajavien
Nearby Restaurants
Deer Park Tavern
138 reviews
.16 miles away
Vita Nova - University of Delaware
34 reviews
.19 miles away
12 reviews
.37 miles away
Nearby Attractions
REP Theatre, University of Delaware
36 reviews
.43 miles away
Aunt Margaret's Antique Mall
10 reviews
.89 miles away
Exodus Escape Rooms
68 reviews
.86 miles away
Co-op Farmers Market
10 reviews
.87 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Claymont Steak Shop staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 S Main St, Newark, DE 19711-4637
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-453-9500
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing