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Winter Dining in Delaware

Explore dining options in Delaware this holiday season. From savory restaurants along the Riverfront Wilmington to coastal cuisine at the beaches, Delaware culinary scene has something for everyone! Be sure to check out the Delaware Culinary Trail for more ideas on where to dine in the area.

Northern

Harry’s Savoy Grill
Wilmington
Harry’s is celebrating 30 years with the finest in prime rib, fresh seafood, lobster, pastas & steaks. Fabulous, fun bar, terrific wine list & more! This winter season, Harry’s has many great deals including half-priced happy hour! The month of November they are having an epic gift card sale!

Green Room at the Hotel du Pont
Wilmington
Enjoy French-inspired cuisine in an unforgettable setting of fumed oak paneling, gold chandeliers, Italian mosaic and original oil paintings. This AAA Four-Diamond award-winning establishment, celebrated for its superior service, is known for creating memorable experiences for all of its guests.

Claymont Steak Shop
Claymont
Claymont Steak Shop serves the best cheesesteaks in the area. The restaurant uses only the best and freshest ingredients and their steaks use high quality, fresh-sliced, rib-eye steak. Established since 1966, Claymont also offers a complete menu including burgers, subs, sandwiches, grinders, pizzas, wings, ribs, fresh soup and salad as well as a selection of desserts.

Big Fish Grill on The Riverfront
Wilmington
After years of success in Rehoboth Beach at the Delaware beaches, the Big Fish Restaurant Group has brought the Big Fish experience to Wilmington. The new location on the scenic Wilmington Riverfront is known for fresh seafood, hand-cut steaks, pastas and salads.

Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant
Wilmington
If you’re in the heart of Delaware’s largest city, there’s no better place to try a new brew than Iron Hill along the Wilmington Riverfront. When you walk in, you’ll see the beer brewing to your right and the taps dispensing into mugs to your left. Nearly every one you could pick has won an award from the Great American Beer Festival or World Beer Cup. Add in inspired food and beautiful views of downtown, you’re sure to enjoy a stop in at Iron Hill.

Central

33 West Ale House & Grill
Dover
Located in historic downtown Dover, 33 West serves upscale food in a casual atmosphere. Savor creative dining options with a wide selection of craft brews and enjoy weekly dining and happy hour specials.

Brick Works Brewing and Eats
Smyrna
Take an industrial feel and join it with a rustic feel, and you’ll know what it’s like to be inside. Look into the open kitchen as your meal made from locally-grown food is prepared and be sure to check in using the Delaware on Tap app as you sip one of their original, tasty brews.

Dolce Bakery and Coffee
Milford
Dolce Bakery if the quintessential downtown coffee house, in the heart of Milford. Docle Bakery makes everything from scratch daily. Enjoy from-the-oven pastries, gourmet coffees & lattes, outdoor seating, free WiFi and delightful banter.

Maverick Texas BBQ
Smyrna
Maverick Texas BBQ is a weekend dinner spot serving up slow cooked brisket, ribs, pulled pork and more all accompanied with homestyle sides like mac and cheese and potato salad.

Southern

Agave
Lewes
Located on Second Street in the historic district of lovely Lewes, Delaware, Agave is set in simple but classy surroundings and offers Mexican food that critics and diners rave about. Try one of more than 70 kinds of Tequila during Agave's Happy Hour, which starts at 1 p.m. and ends at 5 p.m.

Crooked Hammock Brewery
Lewes
For those who believe it is best to drink beer in a relaxed atmosphere, Crooked Hammock is the place to be. The brewery lives up to its name by having hammocks hanging out back. You’ll feel like you’re at a family cookout as you taste in-demand, beach-inspired brews in the large outdoor beer garden, which features ping pong tables, corn hole boards – even a playground for the kids!

Big Oyster Brewery
Lewes
The beers made at Big Oyster Brewery are shuckin’ good. The brewery is located in Fins Ale House and Raw Bar, but the beer is available at all its sister restaurants. Enjoy fresh seafood while trying beers designed to be suited for drinking at the beach. And a small brewing system provides the flexibility to make whatever strikes the brewer’s fancy.

Bluecoast Seafood Grill
Bethany Beach
Bluecoast Seafood Grill is widely regarded as one of the best seafood restaurants on the East Coast. Offering locally caught fish and shellfish Bluecoast serves fresh and simple seafood with the highest quality. Boasting vivid waterfront, sunset views Bluecoast delivers a superior dining experience.

Bon Appetit
Seaford
A European escape serving French cuisine with contemporary flairs. Owned by the chef for over 20 years. Personalized service and attention to detail is the focus of the small staff. Daily specials and monthly changes using local and seasonal ingredients.

Henlopen City Oyster House
Rehoboth Beach
The Henlopen City Oyster House of Rehoboth Beach is the definitive place to get oysters while in Delaware. The oysters here are at the highest quality and the happy hour is legendary. Once you eat at the Henlopen City Oyster House for the first time it will surely not be your last.

Lupo Italian Kitchen
Rehoboth Beach
Lupo Italian Kitchen is located in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware where you can find fresh takes on Italian cuisine intermingled amongst coastal and regional offerings. Lupo Italian Kitchen men consists of fresh caught seafood, hand selected meat options that resemble simple and delicious rustic fare. All of the desserts are made in house.