Check out these fresh and local restaurants in Delaware Beaches for an amazing dining experience!
From upscale eateries to dockside cafes, dining in southern Delaware is truly a culinary adventure. The art of food has been and continues to be an important tradition here, and it’s apparent that area chefs take pride in their delicious creations using straight-from-the-farm fruits and vegetables and freshly-caught seafood right from Delaware’s shores.
After dinner, the town continues to sizzle with nightly concerts by the beach and popular downtown hotspots. Many also head to nearby Dewey Beach for a night out on the town. Dewey, a more casual and smaller version of Rehoboth, features many popular restaurants and bars that attract crowds into the wee hours.
Listed below are some of the favorite dining spots in Rehoboth Beach, Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island, Dewey Beach, Lewes and beyond, so try one—try all! We guarantee you’ll be back for seconds.
For an authentic taste of Italy, visit Casa Dileo Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria, serving up homemade Italian-style cuisine. They’re known for their New York style pizza, and they’re the only place in Rehoboth Beach to get Old Forge style pizza.
Later in the day, make your way over to The Cottage Café Restaurant & Pub where you’ll find extraordinary service and exceptional, reasonably-priced food. The Cottage Café specializes in succulent seafood dishes such as fresh soft shell crabs, the best local fried oysters around, prize-winning crab cakes, tender scallops, fresh flounder, rich cream of crab soup and much more. Enjoy nightly specials as well as live music in a friendly atmosphere. On Saturdays and Sundays, guests can enjoy a delicious a la carte brunch from 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Grotto Pizza has been satisfying families for over half a century with their award-winning pizza and sports bars. Famous for their oven fresh pizza, Grotto also offers guests a wide variety of soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers and pasta. Grotto is fun for the whole family and has won more than 50 Best of Delaware awards from Delaware Today magazine!
No matter if you’re craving fresh-from-the-shores seafood, a piping hot pizza or a little sweet treat, you’re sure to find all this and more inside the superior restaurants in Delaware Beaches. So indulge a little—and enjoy a meal that you’ll remember forever.