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Restaurants in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware


a(MUSE.) American
44 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth, 227-7107, amuse-rehoboth.com 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, arenasdeliandbar.com 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, touchofitaly.com Find classic cheeses and cured meats, antipasta items and delicious baked goods. L, D $$

1776 Steakhouse  Steak House
6 Midway Shopping Center, Rehoboth, 645-9355, 1776steakhouse.net 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, backporchcafe.com 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, bigfishgrill.com 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, bluemoonrehoboth.com A great place for those looking for an elegant experience, it remains one of the most cutting-edge places in the state. D $$$

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, 227claw.com 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, conchislandbar.com 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, confuciusrehobothbeach.com 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, crabby-dicks.com Home cooking, casual dining of seafood, pasta, steaks, salads and famous crab balls. L, D $$

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, culturedpearl.us 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, dogfish.com 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, doslocos.com 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, edenrestaurant.com 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, eldoradorehoboth.com 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, espuma-restaurant.com 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, finbarspub.com 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, finsrawbar.com 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, gofishdelaware.com 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, greenmanjuicebar.com 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; grottopizza.com 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, hcoysterhouse.com 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,
myhobos.com 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, irisheyespub.com 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, jakesseafoodhouse.com 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, jambistro.com 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, lastoltecas.com 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, lupodimarerehoboth.com 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, mariachirehobothde.com 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, mixxrehoboth.com Innovative American cuisine blends influences from around the world in full entrées and tapas portions. $$

Nage American
19730 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth, 226-2037, nagerestaurant.com 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; nicolapizza.com 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, pickledpigpub.com 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, thepigandfish.com 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, planetxcafe.com 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, ppgrill.com 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, rehobothalehouse.com 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, rigbysbarandgrill.com 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, saltairrestaurant.com 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, stingrayrestaurant.com 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, stoneylonen.com 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, summerhousesaloon.com 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, boardwalkplaza.com 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, ristorantezebra.us 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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