5 Delaware Restaurants Serving Great Fall Cocktails

Boozy Bailey’s pumpkin spice ice cream at V&M Bistro./Courtesy of V&M Bistro

Whether you’re in the mood for boozy pumpkin ice cream or a hot spiked cider, here are great places around the First State for your fall cocktail fix.

If you’re looking to fully embrace fall, one way is to indulge in the seasonal cocktail menu. We rounded up five cocktails available at restaurants around Delaware to cheers the falling leaves with.

The Copper Dram


If you’re looking for something on the stronger side, Connor the Destroyer is not for the faint of heart. This specialty cocktail is a blend of Crater Lake Oregon Rye, High West Campfire Whiskey, walnut cordial, maple and brown sugar syrup, cherry bark bitters and bacon fat smoke.

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Matt’s Fish Camp


Matt’s may cast a beachy-vibe, but that isn’t stopping this seafood house from cheers-ing to the fall season with their Apple Cider Crush made with vodka, apple cider and ginger ale.

Thompson Island’s Fall Mule./Courtesy of Thompson Island

Thompson Island Brewing Company


A brewery doesn’t have to only be known for their beers. Get into the autumnal spirit with Thompson Island’s refreshing Fall Mule made with Tito’s, apple cider, ginger beer and lime.

Torbert Street Social


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This Wilmington speakeasy may want you to keep a secret, but once you get a taste of their s’mores-inspired old fashioned—you may need to break your promise. In addition to their fall take on an old fashioned, they are also offering the Feeling Mellow which is a blend of flavors like apple, ginger, cinnamon and saffron.

V&M Bistro’s Honey Pick./Courtesy of V&M Bistro

V&M Bistro

New Castle

While this upscale Italian eatery is currently only open for takeout, that isn’t stopping them from creating autumn inspired to-go cocktails like the Honey Pick—made with Jim Beam honey whiskey, apple cider and sour mix. V&M is also offering boozy Bailey’s pumpkin spice ice cream for those who like to get buzzed off of dessert.

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