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These Beach Restaurants Boast Sensational Cheese and Charcuterie Plates




Recent offerings included a trio of blue cheeses for $17 and a selection of Doe Run Farm’s cheese for $25. The restaurant also offers a charcuterie board for $24, which includes house-made sausages and cured meats.

212 Savannah Rd., Lewes • 313-4065


The Buttery

Mix and match to make the perfect plate. Cheese options are $4.95 each.

102 Second St., Lewes • 645-7755



The cheese and charcuterie plate is priced for sharing: $11 for two or $17 for four. You’ll receive two or four cheeses, a meat specialty that regularly changes, mini toast, sauces, nuts and pickled vegetables.

111 Bank St., Lewes • 645-7887


The Pickled Pig Pub

Check the website to see the daily offerings, which are listed by their creamery, milk type (cow or sheep, for instance) and price.

18756 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth Beach • 645-5444


Fork + Flask at Nage

For $16, you’ll get Humboldt Fog, Beemster (a Dutch cheese), gouda, quadrello di bufala (water buffalo), fruit, local jam, mostarda and crackers. For an extra $4, you can add prosciutto and spicy soppressata from Hickman’s Meat Market next door.

19730 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth Beach • 226-2037


Salt Air

The cheeseboard might feature stilton blue, smoked gouda, tetilla (a regional cow’s cheese made in Galicia in northwestern Spain) and the appropriate accouterments for $13.

50 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth Beach • 227-3744


Café Azafran

This restaurant mines the Mediterranean for inspiration, and tapas are a specialty. The cheese board features imported selections, dried fruit chutney and a baguette for $15.

18 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach • 227-8100


Blue Moon

The options vary at this longtime dining destination but might include three or four cheeses, a house-made jam or dried fruits, fresh fruit and toasted nuts for $20.

35 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach • 227-6515



Order three artisan cheeses for $15, five for $19 or a big board for $26. Add charcuterie items for $5. (The charcuterie on its own is $15.)

23 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach • 227-3330


The Blue Hen

There is a menu section for cheese with up to six items ($5–6), as well as three charcuterie options ($6–$7), including wagyu bresaola and duck.

33 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth Beach • 278-7842



Ask your server about the cheeses offered for the day. They come with a charcuterie featuring dried and fresh fruits, jams, olives, cornichons, pickled onion and crostini for $22.

26 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Bethany Beach • 539-1200


14 Global

For $16, the cheese plate might include Maple Leaf gouda, Cabot extra-sharp cheese, mini-mozzarella and assorted condiments — including lavender-and-rosemary honey. The charcuterie plate ($17) highlights elk-and-blueberry salami, house-made pork shoulder rillette and all the trimmings.

14 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Bethany Beach • 616-1035


99 Sea Level

Choose from the cheese-charcuterie board ($24) or the artisan cheese board ($17). Both options include Midnight Moon gouda, St. Pete’s Select blue cheese and Tumbleweed cave-aged cheddar.

99 Hollywood St., Bethany Beach • 539-0299


Our Harvest

The artisan cheese plate includes Cowgirl Creamery’s Mt. Tam, a triple cream cheese and Pleasant Ridge Reserve—made from the milk of grass-fed cows—for $16.

1106 Coastal Hwy., Fenwick Island • 581-0377

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