About the Event


Food and Brew Fest is all about celebrating the unique relationship between the culinary arts and the brewing sciences! Out & About Magazine and Downtown Newark Partnership are proud to host what has become a summer tradition: the 14th Annual Downtown Newark Food and Brew Festival. The event showcases more than 40 craft and imported beers paired with creative food offerings from 18 of Newark's restaurants.

Unlike most beer festivals, this event takes place in the restaurants. You travel from restaurant to restaurant to sample the featured brews and tasty dishes designed to spotlight the brews at that particular establishment. Tickets are not required. This is a pay-as-you-go event. All you need is your wallet and your state issued ID because you must be at least 21 years of age to sample the beers.

Beer tastings and food specials begin at 2:00 p.m. and run until 9:00 p.m. The first 2,000 guests will receive a Food & Brew Fest 12 commemorative 5 oz.-tasting mug. These are available at all participating restaurants and at the information booths. Guests may sample one of the restaurant's featured brews for $1-$2. A day-of-event program will be available at the restaurants and at the information booth at the Academy Lawn (Academy & Main streets).

Out & About Magazine is hosting a root beer tasting stand for kids on the Academy Lawn until 6:00 p.m. or until supplies run out, whichever comes first.

Parking

There is plenty of parking for this event. Municipal parking lots are conveniently located throughout
downtown and University of Delaware’s Trabant Center parking garage also has spaces available.

Music

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Newark Food & Brew Menus

The 14th Annual Newark Food & Brew Fest offers a tasty combination of craft beers paired with creative cuisine by Newark’s finest eateries. More than two dozen breweries and 40 varieties of beer will be featured.

2017 Featured Menus:


Ali Baba

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175 East Main Street Newark, DE 19711 
(302) 738-1111
http://alibabade.com/


Arena's

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168 East Main Street Newark, DE 19711
(302) 454-1900
http://arenasdeli.com/


Caffé Gelato

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90 E Main St, Newark, DE 19711 (302) 738-5811 http://caffegelato.net/

Catherine Rooney's

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102 East Main Street  Newark, DE 19711
(302) 369-7330
http://www.catherinerooneys.com/home


Churrascaria Saudades

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230 East Main Street Newark, DE 19711 
(302) 355-5551
http://eatsteaks.com/


The Deer Park

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108 West Main Street Newark, DE 19711
(302) 369-9414
http://www.deerparktavern.com/


Del Pez

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76 East Main Street, Newark, DE 19711
(302) 738-0373
Website: http://www.hakunahospitalitygroup.com/del-pez-sea-mex/


Delaware Growler

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48 East Main Street, Newark, DE 19711
(302) 454-7695
Website: http://www.thedelawaregrowler.com/


The Greene Turtle

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250 South Main Street, Suite 101 Newark, DE 19711
(302) 454-1592
http://www.thegreeneturtle.com/location/Newark


 

 

Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen

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270 East Main Street Newark, DE 19711
(302) 737-2931
https://www.facebook.com/grainonmain


Grotto Pizza

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45 East Main Street Newark, DE 19711
(302) 369-0600
http://www.grottopizza.com/locations/newark-de/


 

Home Grown Cafe

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126 East Main Street  Newark, DE 19711
(302) 266-6993
http://www.homegrowncafe.com/


Iron Hill Brewery

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147 East Main Street Newark, DE 19711
(302) 266-9000
http://www.ironhillbrewery.com/newark/


Klondike Kate's

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158 East Main Street  Newark, DE 19711
(302) 737-6100
http://www.klondikekates.com/


Mediterranean Grille

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612 Newark and Pomeroy Rail Trail Newark, DE 19711 
(302) 731-4005
http://medgrille.com/


Santa Fe Mexican Grill

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190 East Main Street  Newark, DE 19711
(302) 369-2500
http://www.santafemexicangrill.net/


Stone Balloon Ale House

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115 East Main Street Newark, DE 19711
(302) 266-8111
http://www.stoneballoon.com/


Taverna Rustic Italian

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121 East Main Street Newark, DE 19711
(302) 444-4334
http://www.tavernamainstreet.com/