To get the most of any trip, adding local cuisine is a must. During your next visit to Delaware, indulge at restaurants with unique menus that use locally sourced ingredients including seafood fresh from Delaware’s waters, to create dishes you can’t find anywhere else.

Skip the chains and opt to dine at these comfortable, tasty hidden gems. Don’t take our word for it, read visitors’ reviews about their favorite Delaware restaurants.

Northern
Bellefonte Café
Wilmington, DE
Trip Advisor Rating: 4.5
“We've been coming here for a long time, and the atmosphere is always excellent. There is often live music. A knowledgeable wait staff, excellent selection of brews, food for every kind of taste! “

Domaine Hudson Wine Bar and Eatery
Wilmington, DE
Trip Advisor Rating: 4.5
“The menu is creative and the ingredients are all fresh and delicious. The wine list is quite extensive. It’s a small, comfortable space and it’s run by people who care a lot about what they do”

La Fia
Wilmington, DE
Trip Advisor Rating: 4.5
“The food is terrific and inventive, the atmosphere energetic, service attentive. Vegetarian options seem excellent. The menu changes frequently, so always something new to try. There are tables outside in the good weather, and it's a great spot for a meal before a show at one of our downtown venues.”

Taverna
Newark, DE
Trip Advisor Rating: 4.5
“One page menu with a whole host of real Italian dishes, pizza to pasta. I only wish we could have had ten meals. As good as the food was, service was even better. Very highly recommended.”

Central
33 West Ale House & Grill
Dover, DE
Trip Advisor Rating: 4.5
“We returned here a 2nd time and enjoyed a Greek salad, fresh and wonderful, the crab dip and pita yummy and the mushroom flat bread great! Had a great stout on tap and the service was terrific too! Best spot in town when cruising Dover sites.”

Georgia House
Milford, DE
Trip Advisor Rating: 4.5
“Haven't had any bad meals and the prices are very reasonable. If your’re in the area and looking for a good place to eat, stop in and enjoy treat yourself.”

Michele’s at Dover Downs
Dover, DE
Trip Advisor Rating: 4.0
“What a beautiful restaurant Michele's is. And the food is fabulous. We dined there and were just amazed by the quality of the food. From the salad to the cheesecake, fabulous. I would recommend dining there anytime.”

Vincenzo’s Pizzeria
Dover, DE
Trip Advisor Rating: 4.5
“It's in a small location but don't let it fool you. Great tasting Italian food and awesome drink. I had the lobster special which came with lobster shrimp and scallops. Portions are gigantic and awesome.”

Southern
The Surfing Crab
Lewes, DE
Trip Advisor Rating: 4.5
“Just the place you are looking for if you are a steamed crab fan! You know right away when you see the paper on the tables, the little wooden mallets, and the happy customers. The service is friendly and helpful, the crabs are awesome. Sit down and start cracking and picking, but the staff will be very helpful.”

Henlopen City Oyster House
Rehoboth Beach, DE
Trip Advisor Rating: 4.5
“This is the place to go if you like great oysters in an upscale, yet comfortable coastal atmosphere. Our oyster sampler was deliciously fresh and enjoyed with a glass of Albariño.”

Sedona
Bethany Beach, DE
Trip Advisor Rating: 4.5
“Sedona never disappoints. With an ever-changing menu, you could never get bored with your choice of Sedona for a nice evening out in Bethany Beach. The food will always knock your socks off - tapas specials are a great way to try several different dishes.”

Catch 54
Fenwick Island, DE
Trip Advisor Rating: 4.5
“We sat at the upstairs bar for a cocktail (wow the view!!!) and then moved to the deck for dinner. Sitting outside on a beautiful evening overlooking the water and eating amazing food. What more could you want?”