From new flavors to new expeditions, the Delaware Beaches have something to offer every year. Add some of these new restaurants and activities to your beach vacation bucket list for 2019.
2nd St. Tavern, Lewes
In the location which formerly housed The Buttery, comes a tavern with a large selection of craft brews, a tasty menu and plenty of comfortable space to enjoy the warm weather.
Indian and Asian cuisine are blended to perfection at this fusion restaurant housed in Lewes’ downtown historical district.
The Pines, Rehoboth Beach
This modern tavern offers a winning combination of sensational interior design, a lively atmosphere, creative American cuisine and crafty cocktails. The restaurant features a farm-to-table menu in the dining room and a light fare menu upstairs in the lounge.
Nalu, Rehoboth Beach
Dewey Beach’s favorite Hawaiian restaurant is expanding to Rehoboth! Dine on your favorite Polynesian foods while people watching on the Avenue or order a cocktail to sip at the crystal bar.
Rise Up Coffee, Rehoboth Beach
Pulling into Rehoboth, you can’t miss Rise Up Coffee Roasters – the latest location of the Easton, Md.-based chain. Serving more than coffee, you’ll be able to order anything from pastries in the morning to a full dinner menu in the evening.
Brick Works Brewing & Eats, Long Neck
One of Smyrna’s top breweries is expanding to the beaches! Brick Works brings not only its creative craft brews, but an expansive menu of delicious American fare.
Zoca Modern Mexican Cuisine, Bethany Beach
Coming off the beach in Bethany, Zoca will be your new go-to for Mexican food at the beach. Self-titled “modern Mexican cuisine” will have your mouth watering.
Pomodoro Pizza, Bethany Beach
With owners straight from Italy comes Ponodoro Pizza. With thin, crispy crust, this authentic pizza (with some unusual toppings for the more adventurous) comes with traditional sauce and high quality Italian cheeses.
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Hudson Fields, Milton
This venue has been open since 2017 and year after year, new lineups take the stage. Stay tuned for the 2019 lineup.
Cape Water Tours & Taxi, Lewes
This company, known for its relaxing sunset cruises brings two new options to the calendar this year - Sunday Funday and Marauder Monday. Take a three hour cruise and a dip in the Delaware Bay or learn all about pirate history in a 90 minute ride.
Eating Rehoboth, Rehoboth Beach
Want to expand your dining adventure outside downtown Rehoboth? Hop aboard the Jolly Trolley for the business' new culinary tour featuring five restaurants along Rt. 1.
Sailing Nature Cruises, Fenwick Island
Let the wind do the work! Sit back and enjoy the sun and the breeze as your skipper sails you through the beautiful back bays of the Delaware coast. Learn about the many different species of shore birds and other wildlife that make their homes in this special ecosystem.
Freeman Stage at Bayside, Selbyville
Like Hudson Fields, the Freeman Stage brings in top acts every summer, just minutes from the beaches. The 2019 lineup includes classic hit-makers like Diana Ross to stand-up shows with funny men like Jim Gaffigan.
Henlopen Trading Co., Lewes
This women’s clothing store offers environmentally conscious brands with a focus on style and comfort.
Vintage Violet Chic Boutique, Lewes
Vintage décor, unique gifts and stylish clothing and jewelry are the hallmark of this shop that opened earlier this year.
Sea Bags, Rehoboth Beach
Love sailing? This shop sells bags and accessories made from recycled sails. Sea Bags Rehoboth Beach will be the 19th location of the Maine-based company.
Keep your eyes open for two new hotels opening soon in Lewes - Home2Suites and the Lewes Hotel.