Add some local flavors to your Memorial Day meal when you order to-go from a Delaware restaurant, stop by a local butcher shop or browse a local farmers’ market. Get started planning your meal with these top suggestions! Please remember to wear a face mask and practice social distancing when shopping for groceries.
Banks Seafood Kitchen, Wilmington – Bring Bank’s delicious seafood home. Opt for precooked shrimp, crab cakes and more or their ready to cook clams casino, salmon, cod or tuna. View the full takeout menu on their website.
Maverick Texas BBQ, Smyrna – Order freshly smoked barbecue including options like brisket, chicken and pulled pork. Also check out their southern style sides and dessert specials like banana pudding and cheesecake.
Crooked Hammock Brewery, Middletown and Lewes – Bring Crooked Hammock’s beach vibes home when you order backyard bites like fried chicken sandwiches, juicy burgers and more. Try one of their craft brews when you order to-go!
33 West Ale House and Grill, Dover – Order prepared sharable dinners or take on the grill when you choose a dinner kit like steak or burgers. Call ahead to place your order.
Fish On, Lewes – Enjoy a Memorial Day dinner of expertly prepared surf or turf from Fish On. Try signature dishes like fish tacos, maple glazed salmon and short rib burgers. The restaurant is open for dinner only, starting at 4 p.m. all weekend and Monday.
Bethany Blues, Lewes and Bethany Beach – Order a barbecue dinner for 4 to 6 people featuring this restaurant’s famous ribs, brisket, cornbread and yummy side dishes. View all options and place your order here.
Big Fish Market, Rehoboth Beach – Take advantage of bundles for 4 to 10 people featuring ribs, chicken, country-style sides and of course, fresh seafood. View the full menu on their website and please place your order at least 24 hours in advance.
Looking to start summer off with some fresh steamed crabs? View top crab houses offering carry-out here! Add some crisp craft brews, decadent wine or handcrafted cocktails to your meal from a Delaware craft beverage location. Download the Delaware on Tap app to find a great location close to you and check in when you pickup to get one step closer to a free prize!
Haldas Market, Wilmington – More than meats, you’ll find not only fresh cuts, but tasty sides and desserts! Check out their Facebook page for Memorial Day specials like baby back ribs and double stuffed potatoes.
Haas’ Family Butcher Shop, Dover – Choose from fresh cuts of chicken, beef, pork and more. The shop is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. If you’re considered at-risk, call ahead for same day pickup.
Mule Run Meats, Milford – Priding themselves on serving all natural, antibiotic and hormone-free meats, you’ll find just about any beef or pork cut at Mule Run. Be sure to try their signature barbecue sauce! Please note that their hours are Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday and Monday noon to 6 p.m.
Hickman’s Meat Market, Rehoboth Beach – Specializing in beef, pork, lamb and just about any sausage you can imagine, find what you need for your cookout here! Call ahead or email your order to firstname.lastname@example.org. View the full menu on their website.
Hasting’s Butcher Shop, Laurel – Stop in the see their availability or check out their Facebook page. Closed Sunday and Monday, pick up your order on Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please note this shop is cash-only.
Farm Fresh Veggies
Co-op Farmers’ Market, Newark – Stock on delicious fruits, veggies and herbs at this open air market featuring farm stands from local growers. Open Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Riverwalk Farmers’ Market, Milford – Fresh veggies are calling your name. Browse this outdoor market along the river in Milford on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Willey’s Country Market, Greenwood – Grab all the fresh goodies you need to roast at your cookout at the country market and pick up a Smith Island cake for dessert!
Good Earth Market, Ocean View and Rehoboth Beach – Open seven days a week, you’ll find tasty local veggies, natural foods and even freshly cooked meals. Shop in store or view the online menu and order by phone.
Evans Farms, Bridgeville – In addition to produce straight from the farm are Amish baked goods, perfect for dessert and all the add ons you might need for your cookout like fresh rolls. Shop in-store or order online for curbside pickup.
T.S. Smith Orchard Point Market, Bridgeville – Try the freshly harvested asparagus, strawberries watermelon and more from this family-owned shop. You’ll also find kitchen necessities like local milk and fresh baked desserts. The market is open daily 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
View a full line-up of Delaware’s top farmers’ markets and farm stands on the blog!