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A Look at Top-Rated Wilmington Restaurants on Zagat

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A dish at Banks’ Seafood Kitchen and Raw Bar./Courtesy of GWCVB, by Moonloop Photography

Looking for fine dining in Delaware? All of these Wilmington eateries received a rating of 4.1 or higher on the online food review site.

Admit it, we all do it: searching the internet to find a restaurant you’ve never eaten at before. 

Maybe you’ve lived in Wilmington for two months or maybe you’ve been here for years. Everyone needs a new dinner spot every once and awhile.

We decided to help with the search by checking out what Wilmington restaurants are top rated on Zagat.

Zagat calls itself a restaurant discovery platform, offering up “trustworthy, efficient, and fun-to-read guides and reviews in major cities around the U.S.” With a combination of user-generated content and the site’s own expertise, Zagat is here to help you find your next place to eat.

We searched for restaurants in Wilmington with a top Zagat Food Score. This is some of what we found.

Editor’s Note: We searched for “restaurants” in Wilmington, then changed the sorting to Zagat Food Score. All national chains were disqualified from the list.


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Banks’ Seafood Kitchen and Raw Bar

If you’re looking for seafood and a raw bar, look no further. Plus Riverfront views, a patio and happy hour.
Zagat Food Score: 4.5
Location: 101 S. Market St., Wilmington

Mikimotos

Enjoy high-quality sushi and other Japanese or Pan-Asian dishes at this eatery. Plus, a great bar list including sake.
Zagat Food Score: 4.5
Location: 1212 Washington St., Wilmington, 656-8638

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Pizza by Elizabeths

Dine on innovative pizzas and great salads in a tearoom-inspired setting
Zagat Food Score: 4.5
Location: 3801 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, 654-4478

Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront

With a riverfront view, dine on fresh seafood dishes that’s perfect for the whole family.
Zagat Food Score: 4.4
Location: 720 Justison St., Wilmington, 652-3474\

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Columbus Inn

This tavern showcases an 18th-century building while dining on American fare.
Zagat Food Score: 4.4
Location: 2216 Pennsylvania Ave., Wilmington, 571-1492

Krazy Kat’s

French fare in a whimsical setting, plus plenty of cat artwork.
Zagat Food Score: 4.4
Location: 528 Montchanin Rd., Wilmington, 888-4200

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Piccolina Toscana

Enjoy Italian small plates paired with a great wine list.
Zagat Food Score: 4.4
Location: 1412 N. Dupont St., Wilmington, 654-8001

Dead Presidents Pub & Restaurant

American pub with a lively bar scene.
Zagat Food Score: 4.1
Location: 618 N. Union St., Wilmington, 652-7737

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Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant

Local chain with unique brews and an American fare menu to match.
Zagat Food Score: 4.1
Location: 620 Justison St., Wilmington, 472-2739

Mexican Post

Enjoy an expansive Mexican food menu and, of course, margaritas.
Zagat Food Score: 4.1
Location: 3100 Naamans Rd., Wilmington, 478-3939


Published to our Dining Insider blog on Feb. 26, 2020

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