Pause for a picture before savoring a dinner of perfectly rolled sushi or indulging in a dessert of imaginative ice cream. View Delaware’s top photo-ready dishes and desserts, worthy of a post of their own here!

Bardea Food & Drink
A 2019 James Beard Semifinalist for Best New Restaurant, Bardea serves dishes drawing from both Italian and American cuisine sure to please any palette. On par with the mouthwatering dishes is the presentation – each dish is plated to perfection making it almost too pretty to eat.

DECO Food Hall
With nearly a dozen culinary treasures all in one place, you’re sure to find a dish destined for you Instagram feed. From perfectly browned waffles topped with crispy chicken to pho filled with vibrant veggies, you’ll find a bite worth a thousand words.

Sambo’s Tavern
The seasonal specialty that is the Delaware Blue Crab, once steamed and dressed in a special blend of seasonings is calling for its moment in the spotlight. Order a dozen piled high and take a seat by the waterfront windows – the perfect backdrop for these delectable delights.

La Baguette
Known for satisfying lovers of all things sweet with tarts, pies and more, the real star of the show is their signature “cruffin.” The perfect blend of a croissant and muffin, this treat comes in flavors from Irish Cream to tiramisu. Powdered to perfection or gracefully glazed, the sight of these baked good will make all your friends jealous!

Harvest Ridge Winery
Enjoy a flight of white, red and everything in between on the patio at Harvest Ridge where the nearby vineyards with their ripening grapes create an appealing scene for a Boomerang toast between friends.

Cultured Pearl Restaurant & Sushi Bar
Dine overlooking Rehoboth Ave. as koi fish swim below your feet while you remain shaded by your table’s personal pergola. Although the scenery enough would be a highlight on your Instagram feed, the sushi, rolled to perfection, adorned with delicate flowers and colorful sauces is irresistible to your taste buds and camera too.

Thrasher’s French Fries
While fries may seem like a simple side, Thrasher’s has made their fried potatoes one of the ultimate boardwalk foods. Seasoned with salt and splashed with vinegar, your overflowing cup (or bucket) will look amazing with crashing waves in the background.

Mug & Spoon
Rehoboth’s Mug & Spoon will have you rethinking what’s for dessert. Forget single scoops and waffle cones. At Mug & Spoon, shareable milkshakes are what’s on the menu. With numerous creative flavors to choose from, each is piled high with treats from cotton candy to red velvet cake to Kit-Kats. The colors alone make for a great photo.

Grotto Pizza
All hail the swirl! This staple Delaware beach food (available at locations across the state) is best viewed as a pie with the iconic marinara swirl on full display. Snap a pic of pizza perfection to commemorate your each vacation.

Orange Crush
This signature Delaware cocktail is the perfect beachside companion. Order it at your favorite beach bar and capture this refreshing citrus treat with the glistening bay in the background.

Catch 54
As a member of the SoDel family, famous for its delicious flavors, the scent of the salt air matches the seafood heavy menu. From crabs to mussels to scallops, each of Catch 54’s decadent plates looks great in a photo, especially with a bay sunset in the background.