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Restaurants in Dover, Delaware


33 West Ale House and Grill American
33 W. Loockerman St., Dover, 735-9822, 33westde.com Gourmet salads, sandwiches, wraps, and burgers. The bar offers the best selection of craft brews in the area. L, D $$

Chops Grille American
1570 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, 678-0100, sheratondover.com You’ll find veal, chicken, pork and pasta, but steak is the specialty in the modern dining room of the Dover Sheraton. The crab cake is also popular. B, L, D $$$ 

Cool Springs Fish Bar & Restaurant American
2463 S. State St., Dover, 698-1955, coolspringsfishbar.com Cutting-edge and classic seafood dishes, plus excellent beef, are served in a contemporary dining room. D $$

Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House American
Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, 1131 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, 857-3223, docmagrogans.com Seafood, steaks, chicken, pork and a raw bar with 16 types of oysters. L, D $$$

Flavor of India Indian
348 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, 677-0121,  flavorofindiade.com Serves favorites such as chicken makhanwala and chicken masala, plus Indian beers. L, D $

Fraizer’s On the Water Restaurant and Bar American
9 E. Loockerman St., Dover, 741-2420, fraizersrestaurant.com Crab cakes, steak, salads and sandwiches. The patio overlooks Mirror Lake. D $$

Frankie’s Italian
1131 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, 857-3775, doverdowns.com Frankie’s, in Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, serves delicious affordable Italian cuisine including brick oven pizza, homemade pasta, sauces and desserts. D $

Kirby & Holloway Family Restaurant American
656 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, 734-7133, kirbyandhollowayfamilyrestaurant.com This landmark is known for its chicken-fried steak, hot turkey sandwiches, chicken and dumplings, and homemade desserts. B, L, D $

La Tonalteca Mexican
245 S. Dupont Hwy., Dover, 735-1572, lastoltecas.com More than 200 authentic favorites such as chimichangas, enchiladas and grilled meats, plus delicious margaritas. L, D $$

McGlynn’s Pub & Restaurant American
800 N. State St., Dover, 674-0144, mcglynnspub.com A vast selection of craft brews complements nachos, wings and burgers. L, D, SB $$

Michele’s Steak and Seafood American
Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, 1131 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, 674-4600, doverdowns.com Upscale steak and seafood, family setting. Classics include prime rib, surf and turf, and shrimp stuffed with crab. Full wine list. D, SB $$$

Piazza Mia Italian Bar & Grill Italian
492 S. Red Haven Lane, Dover, 387-1870, piazzamia.com Bar and grill offers family dining, carry out and catering. Specializes in pasta, chicken, seafood, steak and risotto, plus traditional brick oven pizza. L, D $

Restaurant 55 American
2461 S. State St., Dover, 535-8102, myrestaurant55.com Gourmet burgers and 36 craft beers—the perfect combination. L, D $

Rice Chinese-Japanese
45 Greentree Drive, Dover, 678-1328 Healthy cuisine. Specials are rotated frequently. Sushi is a main draw. L, D $$

Roma Italian Ristorante Italian
3 Presidents Drive, Dover, 678-1041, romadover.com A fave for 35 years, it’s known for perfectly executed Italian standards. It’s also big among lovers of fish and veal. L, D $$

Shucker’s Pier 13 Seafood
889 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, 674-1190, shuckerspier13.com Serves seafood, several surf-and-turf combinations, and pasta with seafood in a nautically themed dining room. L, D $$

Where Pigs Fly American
617 E. Loockerman St., Dover, 678-0586, wherepigsflyrestaurant.com Southern-style, hickory-smoked pulled pork and baby back ribs, smoked chicken, and sides like Memphis fries and cole slaw. L, D $$

W.T. Smithers American
140 S. State St., Dover, 674-8875 Serves crab cakes, sandwiches, cheesesteaks and entrées such as filet mignon and fajitas. L, D $$

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