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Old Oar House

The Old Oar House in Millville is a classic, Irish-style neighborhood pub with more than 40 beers on tap. Perfect with the Pub Sampler (wings, rings, chips & dip) or the Guinness Irish stew.

Old Oar House
123 North High Street
Millville
856-293-1200

Hours: Mon-Sat, 11 am–2 am; Sun, noon–2 am.

Price: $$

Style: A classic Irish-style neighborhood pub, with ceiling fans, wooden booths and dark, wainscoted walls. The building dates to the early 1880s; the pressed-tin ceilings are original.

Don’t Miss: The spinach-and-artichoke dip, served warm as a starter with crispy tortilla chips ($8). The chips are cut from fresh tortillas, tossed in seasonings and fried to order. The dip and chips are included in the Pub Sampler ($12.50), which also comes with mozzarella sticks, wings and onion rings. Soups are house made and hearty, including Guinness Irish stew made with Guinness straight from their own taps ($6 cup, $7 bowl); and cream of chicken (on the specials menu at $5/cup, $7/ bowl). The menu offers seven salads, from a small garden salad ($4) to the full-sized taco, beet and Cobb salads ($9). Following the pub theme, corned beef features prominently—as a sandwich topped with Swiss cheese, cole slaw and Russian dressing ($10); or as an entrée with boiled cabbage and potatoes in a butter broth ($12 half order, $15 full). Burgers include Guinness sliders—three small patties topped with Guinness glaze, cheddar, sautéed onions and bacon ($9).

Heads Up: There are more than 40 beers on tap, including quite a few from nearby Cape May Brewing Company and others from the local Glasstown Brewing Company. Wednesday is karaoke night; on Friday and Saturday nights, live musicians hold sway. The backyard beer garden is open year-round and is especially popular in summer.

The Scoop: The Old Oar is a reliable and friendly place for lunch or dinner when you visit the nearby Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center or attend a show across the street at the Levoy Theater.

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Restaurant Details

  • Cuisine Type:
    English/Irish/Scottish
  • Price Range:
    Moderate
  • Ambience:
    A classic Irish-style neighborhood pub, with ceiling fans, wooden booths and dark, wainscoted walls. The building dates to the early 1880s; the pressed-tin ceilings are original.

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