The 6 Best Bars Near Wilmington

Updated: June 28, 2022

Need a drink? These are our favorite cocktail, champagne, and dive bars in Wilmington. We analyzed the top restaurant review sites and leading food blogs for the best bars in Wilmington. Head to these watering holes for great live music, darts and strong drinks!

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Nomad Bar

Bar, $$, WilmingtonBar, $$Wilmington, Trinity Vicinity
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

The Copper Dram

Bar, $$, WilmingtonBar, $$Wilmington, Greenville
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Tolbert Street Social

Cocktail Bar, WilmingtonCocktail BarWilmington, Midtown Brandywine
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 3.5

Washington Street Ale House

Bar, $$, WilmingtonBar, $$Wilmington, Midtown Brandywine
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Catherine Rooney's

Bar, $$, WilmingtonBar, $$Wilmington, Trolley Square
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Casablanca Moroccan Restaurant

Hookah Bar, $$, New CastleHookah Bar, $$New Castle
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

How did we curate these results?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 16402 restaurants in Wilmington, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 770 lists and articles from experts at and more. All with some boam magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in . We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. These ten options are sure to delight.

Most common questions

The Copper Dram is the highest-rated bar for a date night in Wilmington.

Nomad Bar, The Copper Dram, and Comegys'pub are bars with a happy hour in Wilmington.

Darnell's Cas Bar, Nomad Bar, and The Copper Dram are the highest-rated bars that are good for groups in Wilmington.

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