Restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Rehoboth Beach

Henlopen City Oyster House

Seafood lovers won't want to miss this elegant but inviting spot, where an enticing raw bar and mouth-watering seafood dishes draw crowds (arrive early; no reservations). Good microbrews, cocktails and wine selectio…
American in Rehoboth Beach

Blue Hen

From the same team behind the lauded Henlopen City Oyster House, this fresh-on-the-scene restaurant is winning accolades in its own right. At press time the Blue Hen had just earned a Best New Restaurant semi-finali…
Gastropub in Rehoboth Beach

Chesapeake & Maine

The bar at Chesapeake & Maine sparkles with style and top-notch service. Beer-making powerhouse Dogfish Head owns the place, and the acclaimed cocktails here are mixed with spirits produced by Dogfish Head Disti…
Mexican in Lewes

Agave

The margaritas are flowing and the guacamoles preening at this upscale but convivial Mexican spot that packs 'em in for house-made mole sauce, filet-stuffed fajitas and sweet ancho ribs. Agave has grown from 30 seat…
Indian in Dover

Flavors of India

To say this place is an unexpected delight would be an understatement. First: it's in a Super 8 Motel off the highway. Second: it's great. The standards – vindaloos and kormas and tikka masalas – are all wonderful. …
Seafood in Delaware Coast

Off the Hook

As one fan enthuses, the buttermilk battered calamari is 'crazy good' at this mini-mall seafood restaurant where the motto is 'ocean-to-table.' Look for grilled fish, seared scallops and a handful of beef and chicke…
American in New Castle

Jessop's Tavern

Tonight we're going to party like its 1679. On the Bill of Fare you'll find Dutch pot roast, a 'Pilgrim's Feast' (oven-roasted turkey with all the fixings) and Belgian beers, all served in a colonial atmosphere. Off…
Italian in Lewes

Touch of Italy

They might just hand you a free frosted cookie from the bakeshop if your timing is right at this cozy Italian restaurant where you can while away an afternoon with red wine and a fresh mozzarella-and-tomato hero, or…
Burgers in Dover

Restaurant 55

An all-ages crowds muscles in for the black-and-bleu burger and other gourmet patties at this hopping restaurant not far from Dover Air Force Base. Regional craft beer from Dogfish Head, Dewey Beer and Evolution kee…
Pub Food in Wilmington

Iron Hill Brewery

The spacious and airy multilevel Iron Hill Brewery is set in a converted brick warehouse on the riverfront. Satisfying microbrews pair nicely with the hearty pub fare.