By Vittoria Woodill

NEW CASTLE, Del. (CBS) — It’s one of the best-kept secrets in the Delaware Valley. At Jessop’s Tavern in old New Castle, you can enjoy a delicious meal while traveling back in time.

In historic old New Castle, alongside the Delaware Bay where William Penn first placed his feet, there’s a charming pub nestled inside a home built in the 1600s.

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“I’m the busiest restaurant no one has ever been to or heard of,” owner Justin Day said.

Known through whispers, the word is now out on Jessop’s Tavern. The colonial-inspired restaurant celebrates the colonies of our past through their bill of fare, which is flocked with Swedish, Dutch, Belgian and British influences.

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And their beer list of over 300 choices even includes a few recipes from those who founded our nation.

It’s an escape from reality whose mission is to bring history up to date.

“I wanted a watering hole where people could sit and talk. That’s how this country was built in the first place, it was a bunch of strong-willed men sitting around tables, arguing the points of what to do next and without that, we probably wouldn’t be sitting here,” Day said.

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Vittoria Woodill