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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Newark

Updated: June 28, 2022

Looking for Newark’s best buffalo wings or spiciest chili? These are the American spots doing it best. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. So if you have decided on some deep dish pizza or BBQ as your next meal try one of the Newark eateries below.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Market Kitchen & Bar

New American, $$$, NewarkNew American, $$$Newark
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Hamilton’s on Main

New American, $, NewarkNew American, $Newark
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.5

Skipjack Dining

New American, $$, NewarkNew American, $$Newark
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Stone Balloon Ale House

American, $$, NewarkAmerican, $$Newark
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

The Blue Crab Grill

American, $$, NewarkAmerican, $$Newark
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen

New American, $$, NewarkNew American, $$Newark
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Mad-Macs

New American, $$, NewarkNew American, $$Newark
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

m2o Burgers & Salads Newark De

American, $$, NewarkAmerican, $$Newark
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille

American, $$, NewarkAmerican, $$Newark
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

Claymont Steak Shop

Pizza, $, NewarkPizza, $Newark
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.0

Farm a Sea Bistro & Crafthouse

French, $$, NewarkFrench, $$Newark
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Baker's Restaurant

American, $$, ElktonAmerican, $$Elkton
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Jo Jo's Super Dogs

American, $, ElktonAmerican, $Elkton
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Rookies Hilltop Inn

American, $$, ElktonAmerican, $$Elkton
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Amore Pizza

Pizza, $, BearPizza, $Bear
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best American restaurants in Newark. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 16402 Newark restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 770 top lists and articles from the likes of . The spots that made the cut have been featured in . As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Frequently asked questions

Market Kitchen & Bar, Hamilton’s on Main, and El Diablo Burritos are the highest-rated American restaurants that serve breakfast in Newark.

Market Kitchen & Bar, Hamilton’s on Main, and El Diablo Burritos are the highest-rated American restaurants for a quick lunch in Newark.

Market Kitchen & Bar, Hamilton’s on Main, and El Diablo Burritos are the highest-rated American restaurants for take-out in Newark.

The highest-rated American restaurants for delivery in Newark are First Watch, Stone Balloon Ale House, and Fuego Peri Peri.

Hamilton’s on Main and The Cheesecake Factory - Newark are the highest-rated American restaurants for dessert in Newark.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for your shellfish

    When ordering shellfish, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.

  • The best drink pairing for fried chicken

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for fried chicken can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some cocktail, particularly a glass of Kentucky 75. This, vibrant, cocktail balances the fatty fried chicken.

  • Margarita with your grilled burger

    When considering what goes best with grilled burger, we recommend a glass of Margarita, it truly complements the dish as it balances the spice and salt of the burger.


Interesting facts

  • The best day for hamburger

    Don’t forget that International Hamburger Day falls on May 28. Be sure to enjoy a little hamburger!

  • The most expensive ever

    The mac and cheese which costs $200, can be ordered at the Barton G.

  • July = American festival

    Don't let the Picklesburgh Festival sneak up on you. The festival, with its tasty food stands, takes place in The United States every July.

Parking tips

Getting a good parking spot in Newark can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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