10 Brunch Hotspots at the Delaware Beaches

Looking for brunch at the beach in Delaware? These restaurants have you covered with hearty brunch menus, a variety of coffee options and full bars.

When it comes to brunch at the beach, everyone is looking for something a little different. Whether you want a quick coffee and pastry or an indulgent meal complete with cocktails and dessert, there’s a spot for you at the Delaware beaches.

Regardless of what you crave for brunch, options are plentiful in the region. To whet your appetite, browse through these eateries, which dish up everything from bacon and eggs and creative entrees to thoughtful cocktails and steaming cups of coffee to help you get your morning started.


Egg is a quintessential breakfast spot in Rehoboth Beach. Patrons rave about the Benedicts, including the traditional Benedict, the Eastern Shore Benedict with crab and the lobster Benedict. The menu also includes sandwiches, crepes and pancakes, biscuits and gravy, stuffed poblanos and more. Brunch cocktails include the classics, along with a pomegranate mimosa, a lavender French 75 and even a breakfast take on the Old Fashioned, made with Knob Creek Maple Bourbon.

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510 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach | 227-3447


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The Starboard

Many Delawareans swear a trip to the beach just isn’t complete without brunch at The Starboard. Enjoy a massive menu of omelets, breakfast sandwiches, French toast, pancakes, waffles and much more. The bloody Mary variations are particularly popular. Go for the Moby Dick, served in a 33 oz. glass rimmed with Old Bay and complete with jumbo lump crab meat, a shrimp skewer, candied bacon and more. For espresso martini aficionados, don’t skip out on an early afternoon stop at The Starboard Raw across the street. After a satisfying brunch, the ever-popular espresso martini and peanut butter espresso martini are ideal sweet treats to savor before kicking off the rest of your day.

The Starboard | 2009 DE-1, Dewey Beach | 227-4600
The Starboard Raw | 2000 Coastal Highway, Dewey Beach | 227-9000


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Surf Bagel

For those looking for a quick bagel or sandwich, Surf Bagel is a must-visit. You’ll find the usual plain, wheat, everything and blueberry flavors, plus a variety of sandwich options, breakfast burritos and spread flavors. In the afternoon, enjoy sandwiches, salads, smoothies and more. With locations across Southern Delaware, Surf Bagel is the perfect choice for a quick brunch at the beach.

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Bodhi Kitchen

Looking to switch up your brunch routine? Consider an Asian-inspired brunch menu like the one at Bodhi Kitchen in Rehoboth. Brunch takes place on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a flat rate of $23. Choose two options from a menu of first-course dishes like chili cucumber salad, pork soup dumplings, bang bang shrimp steam buns, Thai chicken summer rolls and more. Follow that up with an entree like Korean rice cakes, a tuna poke bowl or spicy pork dan dan noodles for an unforgettable weekend meal.

10 North 1st Street, Rehoboth Beach | 567-2129


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Sunny Bay Cafe

This Rehoboth breakfast spot specializes in fast and delicious food with Greek-inspired options. A Greek omelet, for example, features onions, tomatoes, spinach and feta. The breakfast menu features both sweet and savory crepes, and lunch options include gyros, falafel, crab cakes, sandwiches and paninis.

236 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach | 567-2344


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The Dewey Post

For a coffee and pastry combo, The Dewey Post is a one-stop shop. Enjoy espresso options like cappuccinos and lattes, fresh-baked pastries, toast with a variety of toppings, flatbreads, açai bowls, salads and sandwiches.

1205 Coastal Highway, Dewey Beach | 260-9566


Dig into a brunch inspired by Caribbean coastal comfort food along with homemade ice cream, local coffee and creative cocktails at this Rehoboth Beach hidden gem. Brunch enthusiasts are drawn in by specials like the mimosa bucket, complete with three juices of your choice to mix up your own mimosas at the table. Coffee lovers are intrigued by the luxuriously smooth espresso—made with an impressive hammered copper manual espresso machine. The espresso martini with house-infused Tito’s is a fan-favorite. Menu options like avocado toast, salads, tacos and classic egg-based breakfast dishes round out the experience. Somewhere is open for brunch at the beach during the spring and summer and will return for the 2024 season in March.

52 Baltimore Avenue, Rehoboth Beach | 858-6280


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Victoria’s Restaurant

Located in the Boardwalk Plaza hotel, this charming eatery offers beach views and a classic vibe perfect for brunch or afternoon tea—which is also offered every Tuesday through Thursday by reservation. Brunch options include crème brulée French toast, steak and eggs, salmon croissants and lobster rolls, to name a few.

2 Olive Avenue, Rehoboth Beach | 227-0615

Kaisy’s Delights

This Austrian-inspired chalet is a great stop for brunch at the beach. Traditional recipes inspired by Austria, France, Hungary and Poland are served alongside classic American brunch options prepared with a French spin. A Kaisy’s Delights specialty, the kaiserschmarrn is a sweet Austrian pancake that’s soft, fluffy and shredded up before being serve with a variety of accompaniments. For sweet breakfast lovers, this is a must-try!

70 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach | 212-5360
1548 Savannah Road, Lewes | 313-4241


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Eggcellent is a popular go-to for brunch at the beach in Delaware. Enjoy pancakes, omelets, burgers, coffee and more at this classic family restaurant and diner. The menu includes creative twists on the eggs Benedict, including a Cubano option, a lox Benedict and the beloved crab Benedict. Brunch cocktails are available in addition to breakfast and lunch. Irish coffee and other spiked caffeinated options are a great way to kick off your day at the beach.

109 West Market Street, Lewes | 200-9528
19730 Coastal Highway, Rehoboth Beach | 727-5163

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