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Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner at the Delaware Beaches

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Head to Delaware’s coast this Thanksgiving for top-notch dine-in and takeout holiday cooking at these local eateries.

It might seem like Thanksgiving is a long way away, but it will be here before you know it. If the thought of cooking and entertaining a large group keeps you up at night, there is no shame in throwing in the towel and dining out. Here are some coastal restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, for dine in or carry-out. Make your reservations now before they book up.

*Due to capacity, spacing restraints and an influx of bookings, many restaurants may not accept reservations at this time.  But, check their social media pages for any last-minute openings. 


99 Sea Level

Dine-in
99 Hollywood St., Bethany Beach • 539-0299
When: From 12-6 p.m. on Nov. 25
What’s on the menu: For dinner, chose from the organic roasted turkey breast, New York strip steak or the sautéed rockfish. Plus, don’t forget side dishes and a choice of dessert. View the entire menu here.
Pricing: In-person pricing is $45 per person, $20 for children 12 and under; gratuity not included.
Reservations: Call 539-0299.

Bethany Blues Lewes 

Takeout dinner
18385 Coastal Hwy., Lewes • 644-2500
When: Call 644-2500 to preorder by noon on Nov. 21. Pick up orders on Nov. 24 for cold pickup from 2-8 p.m. or hot pickup from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
What’s on the menu: This year’s Thanksgiving menu features full prepared family dinners with either a six-pound herb roasted turkey breast or a six-pound smoked ham, homemade cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing and a green bean casserole.
Pricing: $245 and serves 8-10 people or $135 for a family dinner that serves 4-5 people. Call 644-2500 for additional servings and sides.

Big Fish Grill

Thanksgiving buffet 
20298 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth Beach • 227-3474
When: Open 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. on Nov. 25.
What’s on the menu: The three-course Thanksgiving plated meal features a choice of appetizer, a generous portion of oven roasted turkey and honey baked ham, plus homemade sides and the Big Fish dessert trio. Big Fish also offers selections from the raw bar, along with other appetizers, sushi platters and entrees. View the entire Thanksgiving dinner menu here.
Pricing: The three-course Thanksgiving plated meal is $46.95 per adult, $21.95 for children ages six to 12 and $9.95 for children 5 and under.


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Big Fish Ocean View

Thanksgiving dinner and family meals to-go
30415 Cedar Neck Rd., Ocean View • 829-8163
When: From 1–7 p.m.; to-go orders must be placed by Nov. 17.
What’s on the menu: Starters (note the homemade pumpkin crab bisque), raw bar, entrees, homemade sides and homemade desserts. View the full menu here.
Pricing: The traditional Thanksgiving dinner (includes turkey or ham with optional homemade gravy or cranberry sauce, mashers, bread stuffing and choice of one side) goes for $29.95. Other menu prices vary; view the full menu for details. The family meal to-go serves four and is $140.
Reservations: Accepting reservations now. Call 829-8163.

Black Wall Hitch

Dine-in buffet 
52 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach • 226-0550
When: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on Nov. 25.
What’s on the menu: A Thanksgiving carving station featuring an oven roasted turkey with sage gravy and cranberry-orange chutney. Sides include baked sweet potatoes, macaroni and cheese, traditional bread stuffing and more. View the full menu here.
Pricing: $38 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under.
Reservations: Call 226-0550.

Fork and Flask

Thanksgiving dine-in and catering 
19730 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth Beach • 226-2037
When: Orders must be placed by Nov. 17 for pickup on Nov. 24. Dine-in on Thanksgiving day from 1-6 p.m.
What’s on the menu: Thanksgiving to-go options include The Feast, which serves 8–10 and includes all of the holiday fixings, individual meals and a la carte items. The Thanksgiving day dine-in menu include the oven-roasted turkey and sage-roasted seitan with a choice of two additional sides like the green bean casserole and glazed carrots. View the full dine-in menu.
Pricing: Thanksgiving to-go feast is $230; individual meals are $24, and the dine-in three-course meal is $44 per person.

Harvest Tide Steakhouse

Dine-in and to-go
410 E. Savannah Rd., Lewes • 644-2600
When: The Thanksgiving buffet is from 11 a.m.–5 p.m. All orders for takeout must be made by Nov. 24.
What’s on the menu: The Thanksgiving dine-in menu includes hors d’oeuvres with a choice of roasted butternut squash soup or a seafood platter, a salad station and the carving station with pork loin pineapple glaze, smoked ham or dry-aged prime rib. The takeout menu includes a fully prepared dinner, salads, side dishes and dessert.
Pricing: Dine-in is $45 per person, $19 for children ages 5-12. Takeout orders vary.
Reservations: Call 644-2600 for reservations.

Irish Eyes in Lewes

Thanksgiving buffet 
213 Anglers Rd., Lewes • 645-6888
When: Buffet is served from noon–6 p.m.
What’s on the menu: Thanksgiving dinner buffet options include slow-roasted turkey, honey-glazed pit ham, herb and sausage stuffing, whipped potatoes and more. Visit irisheyespub.com for more, or call 645-6888.
Pricing: Buffet is $38 for adults; $15 for children 10 and younger; children under four are free.
Reservations: Call 645-6888 to reserve your table.

*Salt Air

Thanksgiving Day prix fixe menu
50 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth Beach • 227-3744
When: 2-7 p.m.
What’s on the menu: Indulge in a three-course Thanksgiving Day prix-fixe menu in addition to Salt Air’s normal menu. The first course is a choice of butternut crab bisque or the Salt Air Caesar salad. Second course offerings are a choice between slow-roasted brined turkey plus sides or oven baked ham plus sides, and the dessert course is a choice between Salt Air pumpkin pie, caramel apple cheesecake and a brownie sundae. View the full menu here.
Pricing: $42 per person
Reservations: Salt Air’s Thanksgiving dinner is currently booked, but check its social media pages or call 227-3744 for any openings.

 

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The Wheelhouse

Thanksgiving buffet
7 Anglers Rd., Lewes • 291-2163
When: Seating times are noon, 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
What’s on the menu: This annual Thanksgiving buffet will feature oven-roasted turkey, deep-fried turkey, cherry rum-glazed ham, traditional stuffing, deep-fried Brussels sprouts, candied sweet potatoes, smoked gouda mac & cheese and more. View the full menu here.
Pricing: Adults are $35.99 and children under 12 are $13.99.
Reservations: Call 291-2163 for reservations.

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