There is something about the holiday season that just makes food taste more special. Perhaps it’s enjoying the warmth of a good meal on a cold day, sharing delicacies with those you love or treating yourself to something brand new. Delaware restaurants out-do themselves each year by serving up comforting dinners, delicious desserts and so much more. This holiday season, give the gift of love to your favorite restaurants, or try something new, by planning your holiday eats and treats in Delaware. 

Le Cavalier at the Green Room



Victoria's Restaurant

Le Cavalier: The regal Le Cavalier knows how to make the holidays special. On select Friday afternoons at 3 p.m. during the holiday season, you can enjoy a mix of savory and sweet at Afternoon Tea. Towards the end of December, on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Le Cavalier will offer a festive three-course menu at $75 per person from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Between Chestnut Soup with Lobster, Short Rib Beef Bourguignon and Pumpkin Mousse, this holiday menu is sure to enchant you. To make reservations, visit Resy

Harry’s Savory Grill: Praised for being one of the best “Fine Dining” establishments in Northern Delaware, Harry’s Savory Grill offers steaks, seafood and cocktails. The warm and refined restaurant will be hosting a Christmas Eve Ballroom Buffet from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and a Restaurant Buffet from 2 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Click here to learn more or make a reservation at Open Table

Cantwell's Tavern: Holidays at the Tavern are for the young and the young at heart. Built in 1822, this restaurant has been serving guests for over 200 years, and serving during the holiday season is no exception. On Dec. 10 and 17, you can enjoy brunch with Santa from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Dec. 24, enjoy a Christmas Eve Brunch and Dinner Service with seatings until 6 p.m. To learn more and make reservations, call (302) 376-0600 ext. 1. 

Benvenuto: This Tuscan-inspired establishment is more than prepared for the holidays. From a sweater contest on Nov. 18 to a toy drive on Dec. 8 and 9, Benvenuto is involved in its local community. On Dec. 9, you can make a reservation for a Christmas Tour of Tuscany, a wine and culinary event at 2 p.m. As the end of December nears, a New Year’s Eve Brunch will be held at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. You can call (302) 2652-2652 to make reservations or visit the Benvenuto website for upcoming events. 

Brick Works: Brick Works’ Holiday Special runs through Nov. 15. By booking a reservation for a party of at least 25 people to eat before Jan. 31, you will receive a complimentary dessert station to go along with your booking. Visit here to learn more about the brewpub, its comforting, rustic interior and its “made-from-scratch from plate to glass” menu. 

Bavarian Bakery & Deli: This German bakery, a 2021 First State Favorite for its dessert, lets you pre-order desserts and handmade custom cakes online. From European breads to German pastries and other treats, you can pre-order a dessert for your holiday table. Visit Bavarian Bakery & Deli’s website to learn more. 

Victoria’s Restaurant: Celebrate Christmas Day with Victoria’s Restaurant along the waters of Rehoboth Beach with a family-style holiday dinner. With a choice of entrée between Rosemary-Roasted Half Chicken, Queen Cut Prime Rib or Crab Cakes, along with sides of roasted brussels sprouts, mashed redskin potatoes, gingerbread buttermilk biscuits and more, you can make a reservation by calling (302) 227-0615 or visiting here to learn more. 

Harpoon Hanna’s: You can spend your New Year’s Eve dancing the night away along Fenwick Island’s coastline. In the days leading up to New Year’s Eve, Harpoon Hanna’s will be bustling with live entertainment. The night before the new year, Dave Hawkins will be singing from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., and DJ Tailor Made will be performing from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. To find this bar and seafood restaurant’s calendar of events, click here

HeirloomThis restaurant loves to give each season the attention it deserves, and winter is no exception. With decorations of pinecones, paper snowflakes and decorative wreaths, Heirloom welcomes guests with a charming and festive light. Visit the Heirloom website to view the dining room’s seasonal menu and delights or make a reservation for dinner here


Whether it be in the middle of the winter, during the holidays or on New Year’s Eve, there is something special and delicious to enjoy in Delaware. ‘Tis the season for making new memories with others over tasty holiday eats & treats.