Charcoal Pit

$ • American, Burgers, Coffee, Tea

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2600 Concord Pike, Wilmington
(302) 478-2165

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It's been about 12 years since I've been here and today was my return trip. Unfortunately, it was a major disappointment. To start, the restaurant is dirty from the tables, to the floor to the kitchen. To say it needs to be cleaned and remodeled is an understatement. Second, it was 77 degrees today. It was 78 degrees inside. Turn on the A/C. Staff was ok at best, but my drink sat empty after I finished for the majority of our lunch. We were right next to the soda machine too....read full review

Visited on the recommendation of a friend that grew up in Delaware. Good old fashioned sandwiches and ice cream. My wife had a chicken salad sandwich that she really liked and I had a spicy chicken sandwich that was really good – though I did add more hot sauce. The bread in particular was amazing. Milk shakes were served in their mixing tins with small glasses to serve yourself. They were excellent! The restaurant is a true step back in time to classic diners.

A trip back in time to 1950s and 60s. This place could’ve been out of the movie Fast Times at Ridgemont High - (Alas, no Phoebe Cates). Drive-in type food. I went to high school in Wilmington Delaware over 60 years ago when this place first opened. it was the cool place for kids to be then, and it didn’t disappoint on revisit. (Former president Obama went there on one of his trips to Wilmington.) The greatest part is still there: ice cream sundaes named after the local high...read full review

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Hours

Monday 11AM - 10PM
Tuesday 11AM - 10PM
Wednesday 11AM - 10PM
Thursday 11AM - 10PM
Friday 11AM - 11PM
Saturday 11AM - 11PM
Sunday 11AM - 10PM