Metro Diner, which made its Delaware debut in Newark last year, plans to open its doors in Middletown in June. The new 3,800-square-foot diner, located at 745 Middletown-Warwick Road, will seat more than 120 guests indoors and out. Serving up classic comfort-food staples with distinctive twists, the chain currently operates 57 locations across the United States. • Visit metrodiner.com for more information.
Two Stones Pub, known for its extensive beer list and creative food menu, is setting up shop in Middletown later this year. The restaurant’s sixth location will open at 840 Kohl Avenue in Hedgelawn Plaza by the end of the year. The lease includes a 4,766-square-foot indoor space, plus a 648-square-foot outdoor patio. Two Stones first opened near Newark in 2011, followed by locations in North Wilmington, Kennett Square, Hockessin and Jennersville, Pa. • Visit twostonespub.com for more information.