Restaurants in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

a(MUSE.) American
44 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth, 227-7107, Chef Hari Cameron’s creative, cooking makes a(MUSE.) one of the most exciting new restaurants. One example is Cool Hand Fluke: fresh flounder crudo wrapped around golden and red beets interspersed with flakes of potato topped with sprinkles of watercress. D $$

Arena’s Deli and Bar American
149 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 227-1272, Hearty sandwiches like the Hungry Surfer and California Club Dude mix with combinations you choose—and a large selection of beers. B, L, D

A Touch of Italy Salumeria & Pasticceria Italian
33A Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth, 227-1500, Find classic cheeses and cured meats, antipasta items and delicious baked goods. L, D $$

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1776 Steakhouse  Steak House
6 Midway Shopping Center, Rehoboth, 645-9355, A classic Colonial steak house known for juicy, tender beef dishes. The beer list tops 50 and features Belgian ales. L, D $$$

The Back Porch Café American
59 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 227-3674, The restaurant that made Rehoboth a dining destination, it offers seasonal foods prepared exquisitely. The Victorian house offers indoor and outdoor dining. Seasonal. L, D, SB  $$$

Beijing Buffet Asian
18908 Rehoboth Mall Blvd., No. 19, Rehoboth, 644-7198 All-you-can-eat favorites from China and beyond. L, D $$

Big Fish Grill and Seafood Market American
4117 Highway One, Rehoboth, 227-FISH, Crab cakes served with imperial sauce, grilled salmon, pecan-crusted halibut, linguini with shrimp, scallops, and clams and mussels in lobster sauce make this a popular place. L, D $$

Blue Moon American
35 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth, 227-6515, A great place for those looking for an elegant experience, it remains one of the most cutting-edge places in the state. D $$$

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Cabo Modern Mexican Tequila Bar Mexican
210 Second St., Rehoboth, 227-8226, fb If you prefer your Don Julio infused with jalapeños or pineapple, this is your place. It’s loaded with 40 tequilas, various styles of margaritas, and Mexican-inspired fare like fresh fish, smoked suckling pig and tequila-smoked chicken for tacos, and braised short rib. D $$$

Claws Seafood House Seafood
167 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 227-2529, All-you-can-eat crab specials, fresh seafood dishes, plus chicken, ribs, pasta and steak served in a renovated beach cottage. L, D $$$

Conch Island Key West Bar and Grill Caribbean
207 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 226-9378, A Key West-inspired menu and a rocking atmosphere complete with live music in summer and three full-service bars make this the party place. D $$

Confucius Chinese
57 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth, 227-3848, A sleek interior and beautiful plating make for upscale dining on dishes like crispy whole sea bass and traditional hot-and-sour soup. Solid wine list. D, SB $$

Crabby Dick’s American
4534 Highway One, Rehoboth, 645-9132, Home cooking, casual dining of seafood, pasta, steaks, salads and famous crab balls. L, D $$

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Crystal Restaurant American
37300 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 227-1088 Cozy, family-owned Crystal is popular for breakfast all day. Make your own omelet (try the filet mignon and shrimp) and order a Bloody Mary or mimosa. B, L, D $

Cultured Pearl Asian
301 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 227-8493, Japanese and American classics include great sushi. The rooftop deck features beautiful lagoons full of carp. D $$$

Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats Brew pub
320 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 226-BREW, Beer rules, with 15 of Dogfish’s critically acclaimed brews on tap. Wood-grilled pizzas and creative, mid-priced entrées foodies to this beach favorite. L, D $$

Dos Locos Fajita & Stonegrill Mexican
208 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 227-3353, Unique interpretations of Tex-Mex fare, including crab enchiladas, are served in a contemporary atmosphere. Cook your steak and seafood on a sizzling stone at your table. L, D $$

Eden American
23 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth, 227-3330, This casually elegant, romantic spot with curtained booths changes menus with the seasons, but always features creative fare, including fresh seafood. D $$$

El Dorado Restaurant Mexican
18766 John J. Williams Hwy., Rehoboth, 645-1596, Specializes in made-to-order Baja-style fish tacos. Shrimp, pork, beef tacos and burritos are also great. L, D $$

Espuma Mediterranean
28 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth, 227-4199, Employs local, seasonal ingredients. Cocktails are legendary. So are slow-roasted meats such as the famous three-day pork and delicious seafood. D $$$

Finbar’s Pub & Grill British
316 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 227-1873, The menu blends the best of Britain and Ireland, plus sandwiches and seafood. Try the braised lamb or fish and chips with a Boddington’s or Smithwick’s. L, D $$$

Fins Fish House and Raw Bar American
243 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 226-3467, Enjoy an impressive variety of fresh oysters and daily fish entrées served in a classic atmosphere. There’s a wide selection of craft brews and wine list. L, D $$

Go Fish! British
24 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach, 226-1044, This isn’t your typical fish and chips shop. The place does a great fried fish taco, beer-battered shrimp and tandoori chicken. L, D $$

Greenman Juice Bar & Bistro American
12 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth Beach, 227-4909, The emphasis is on fresh and healthy light bites, smoothies and more at this hip, cozy spot. B, L $

Grotto Pizza Italian
4565 Highway One, Tanger Outlets, 645-5880; 36 Rehoboth Ave., 227-3278; 15 Boardwalk at Baltimore Ave., 227-4588; 17 Surf Ave., Rehoboth, 227-3601; Pizzas made with a unique blend of cheeses. Plus pastas and wings. L, D $$

Henlopen City Oyster House American
50 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth, 260-9193, Henlopen City is serious about oysters and is committed to only fresh, locally sourced ingredients for signature dishes such as lobster macaroni and cheese and bouillabaisse. L, D $$

Hobos New American
56 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth, 226-2226, From locally sourced ingredients, Hobos crafts fusion cuisine based on foods from Mexico, the Mediterranean and Europe. Ingredients such as quinoa, couscous and seaweed find their way to an ever-changing, ever-intriguing menu. L, D $$$

Irish Eyes Pub & Restaurant Pub
52 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 227-5758, The diverse menu ranges from ribeye tacos to bangers and mash. L, D $$

Jake’s Seafood House American
29 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth, 227-6237; 19178 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth, 644-7711, Choose either location for succulent dishes like lemon-butter scallops, steamed clams and whole Maine lobster. Crab cakes are legendary. The downtown Rehoboth location is open seasonally. L, D $$$

Jam Bistro American
20 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth, 226-5266, The casual counterpart from the owners of Eden, Jam specializes in affordable home cookin’ with uptown twists and craft cocktails. L, D $$

La Tonalteca Mexican
4578 Highway One, Rehoboth, 644-3994, Famous margaritas, pork, chicken, beef and seafood. L, D $

Lily Thai Cuisine Thai
10 N. First St., Rehoboth, 227-3348 One of the state’s few authentic Thai restaurants serves noodle dishes such as pad Thai. The decor is modern, accented with flowers, linen napkins and tabletop lamps. L, D $$

Lupo di Mare Italian
247 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 226-2240, Classic coastal Italian cuisine emphasizes local ingredients. That means lots of fresh pasta and seafood dishes such as grilled swordfish and tender tuna steaks served in a bright, airy room. D $$

Mariachi Restaurant & Bar Latin
114 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth, 227-0115, Melding Spanish and Mexican influences in flavorful dishes such as ceviche, fried plantains and fresh shellfish in a Peruvian sauce. L, D $$

Mixx American
26 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth, 226-8700, Innovative American cuisine blends influences from around the world in full entrées and tapas portions. $$

Nage American
19730 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth, 226-2037, Always inventive, Nage creates intimate dining in a warm, intimate room around daily specials and local ingredients. Seafood a la Nage—shrimp, scallops, clams, mussels, fennel and potato in tomato-saffron broth—is a classic. L, D, SB $$$

Nicola Pizza Italian
8 N. First St., Rehoboth, 226-2654; 71 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 226-1393; These family friendly places feature the famous Nic-o-boli, a baked calzone with cheese, ground beef, sauce and toppings. The pizza’s great, too L, D $

The Pickled Pig Pub American
18756 Coastal Hwy., No. 3, Rehoboth, 654-5444, Plenty of craft brews are on tap at this gastro-pub. Consider pairing your favorite with the build-your-own cheese board or try fried pickles and barbecue hog wings. L, D $

The Pig+Fish Restaurant Company American
236 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 227-7770, Try the pork tenderloin, barbecued ribs or select from the fresh fish board. Wash it down with the Twisted Pig cosmo. L, D $$

Planet X Café American
35 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth, 226-1928, Rehoboth’s original natural-organic restaurant offers cuisine with a global feel but a local, seasonal approach, all served in a renovated cottage. D $$

Purple Parrot Grill Caribbean
134 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 226-1139, Quesadillas, crab cakes and the one-pound burger reign in a relaxing, beach house with a hopping front porch in summer. L, D, SB $$

Rehoboth Ale House American
15 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth, 227-2337, This sports bar serves pub grub that’s a notch above, plus entrées featuring prime beef and fresh seafood. Over 100 beers are available. L, D $

Rigby’s Bar & Grill American
404 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 227-6080, An eclectic bistro combines American food and Mediterranean flavors with French technique. The seasonal menu ranges from burgers and pasta dishes to duck and sweetbreads. D, SB $$

Saketumi Asian
18814 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth, 645-2818, fb Cool and contemporary, Saketumi crafts cuisine of many Asian countries: curries, sushi, noodles and rice, wok entrées, tempuras, terikayis and hibachi dishes in a cool, contemporary dining room. L, D $$

Salt Air American
50 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth, 227-3744, Salt Air emphasizes local ingredients from local growers, so the menu of fresh seafood and aged beef changes with the seasons. D $$

Stingray Asian
59 Lake Ave., Rehoboth, 227-6476, Asian with Latin flavors, such as the Hairy Mexican sushi roll and grouper ceviche. The funky decor includes hand-blown glass jellyfish on the ceiling and Ultraman prints on the wall. L, D $$

Stoney Lonen Irish
208 Second St., Rehoboth, 227-2664, This country-style pub does great seafood, as well as Irish standards such as shepherd’s pie and corned beef with cabbage. Many menu items are prepared with Guinness stout. D $$

Summer House American
228 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 227-3895, Burger nights and barbecue nights are big. Steaks and ribs are standards at this casual favorite. L, D, SB $$

Victoria’s Restaurant American
Boardwalk Plaza Hotel, 2 Olive Ave. and the boardwalk, Rehoboth, 227-7169, Oceanfront dining in a Victorian setting features classic fare. The Sunday brunch is legendary. B, L, D, SB $$$

Zebra Ristorante Italian
32 Lake Ave., Rehoboth, 226-1160, The zebra stripes on the walls of this classic cottage turned contemporary masterpiece may seem wacky, but Zebra is serious about great Italian cuisine. D $$$


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