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Discover the Trail

Welcome to the Delaware Culinary Trail! Culinary aficionados that complete the trail will receive a limited-edition, hardbound cookbook entitled, “First State Plates: Iconic Delaware Restaurants and Recipes”! The cookbook is a collection of mouth-watering recipes that showcase a sampling of great tastes visitors will experience while dining in Delaware. 

Click here to download and print the Delaware Culinary Trail passport. Complete the basic contact information section on the printed passport. Please note that all Delaware restaurant contact information is included in the passport.     

Here’s the easy part:

  • Select a delicious Delaware Culinary Trail restaurant for breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert. **Note: please reference the Delaware Culinary Trail restaurant listings to obtain current information about seasonal closings and hours of operation.
  • Locate the official Delaware Culinary Trail sticker at each restaurant. Look for the special code number on the bottom left side of the sign and record it in your passport. 
  • Indulge in delicious grub as you continue on the Delaware Culinary Trail! 
  • NOTE: You must visit and obtain the code from a minimum of 5 sites in each of the 3 counties in Delaware - New Castle County, Kent County and Sussex County.

After you have collected all of your codes, submit the completed passport to Visit Delaware to collect your cookbook! Expect to receive the book in the mail in approximately 2-3 weeks.  

Please send completed Delaware Culinary Trail passports to:
Delaware Tourism Office
Subject: Culinary Trail Passport
99 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901
Tel: 1-866-284-7483
Fax: 302-739-5749