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Best Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in the Delaware Beaches
The warm weather in the Delaware Beaches beckons you outside for a number of activities. Why not also enjoy a meal outside? Rehoboth Beach, Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island and Lewes have several restaurants that offer outdoor seating on a charming patio and even views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Outdoor Dining in the Delaware Beaches
Here are our favorite restaurants for outdoor dining in Rehoboth Beach, Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island and Lewes.
Outdoor Dining in Rehoboth Beach
Start your morning with breakfast under the sun at Fractured Prune. The famous donut shop’s location in Rehoboth Beach has charming picnic tables perfect for enjoying your freshly baked donut outside. Try one of Fractured Prune’s 19 glazed donuts complete with an array of toppings.
Outdoor Dining in Bethany Beach
Big Chill Beach Club is Bethany Beach’s premier ocean-front restaurant. Enjoy lunch, dinner or just a refreshing drink on the spacious outdoor patio overlooking the ocean and Indian River Inlet. The main dining area is on the restaurant’s rooftop and seats up to 200 guests. You’ll have 360-degree views of the water while you enjoy your meal and cocktail.
Outdoor Dining in Fenwick Island
Named one of the “Top 100 Restaurants in the USA” by Restaurant Hospitality Magazine, Harpoon Hanna’s is a year-round, family-friendly seafood restaurant. When the weather is right, take advantage of the waterside tables offering views of the bay. You can even dock your boat at the restaurant and grab a bite to eat.
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For authentic Italian cuisine, there’s no where better than Mancini’s Brick Oven Pizzeria and Restaurant. In addition to Italian dishes prepared with local ingredients, Mancini’s also boasts some seating outside, perfect for a romantic evening out. Pair your al fresco meal with a glass of wine from the restaurant’s large collection.
Outdoor Dining in Lewes
Summertime is the perfect season to visit Crooked Hammock Brewery. The laidback brewery features a backyard that’s perfect for the whole family, pets or just hanging out with friends. Sip one of the locally brewed beers, munch on an appetizer or entrée from Crooked Hammock’s handcrafted menu then play a few lawn games and enjoy the live music.