About Us

Home Grown Cafe is a downtown Newark staple, residing centrally on Main St. for over 16 years.

Enjoy made from scratch food for vegan, vegetarian, carnivorous & gluten-sensitive lifestyles in a family friendly environment.  The bar features a large array of spirits including house crafted libations, over 65 beers, and boutique vineyard wines.  Colorful walls are adorned with local art, and local music fills the space Wednesday through Saturday evenings. HGC hosts an amazing weekend brunch - available both Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 am - 3 pm.  Full menu local delivery is available.  Catering with customized menus and staff is available for any style of event.

Weekend Brunch Saturday & Sunday 9:30 - 3
Happy Hour Monday - Friday 3 - 7
Late night menu 10pm - close

Owner: Sasha Aber
Executive Chef: Brian Callahan
Sous Chef: Shawn McGriff
General Manager: Matt McConnell

Awards & Recognition

Delaware Today - Best of Delaware

  • 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

News Journal, Readers’ Choice

  • 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015

Local Flavor Fundraising