Dining Guide


99 Sea Level

99 Hollywood Street, Bethany Beach

In Marriott Bethany Beach Ocean Suites

(302) 539-0299

Open daily, for lunch from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.,and dinner from 3:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., along with happy-hour  from 2 to 5 p.m. and a late-night menu from 10 to 11:15 p.m. Eat inside or out, or enjoy happy-hour in the bar and lobby. Reservations accepted $$$

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Al Casapulla’s

Rt. 26, Shoppes of Millville

(302) 539-5488

Voted Best of Delaware. Fabulous subs, sandwiches, salads and pizza. Open daily at 11 a.m. Closed Sundays. Reservations not necessary. Take-out is available.  $

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Armand’s Pizzeria & Grille

108 Marketplace at Sea Colony

(302) 539-7000

Unbelievable pizza, not to mention great pasta, wings, subs, salads, appetizers, beer and wine. Open daily at 11:30 a.m. Reservations not necessary. Delivery and take-out is available.  Children’s menu is available. $-$$

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Beach Break Bakrie & Café

Lighthouse Station, Bethany Beach

(302) 537-3800

Breakfast anytime, and made-to-order sandwiches and salads, daily specials, homemade specialty muffins and cupcakes. Custom orders available upon request. Open daily at 7:30 a.m. Take-out is available. $

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Bethany Blues BBQ

Downtown Bethany Beach

(302) 537-1500

Voted best barbecue four years running.  Also carry fresh steaks and seafood, nightly specials, great service and a fun atmosphere. Open Monday through Friday from 4 to 10 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. A children’s menu is available, as is take-out.  $$

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Bethany Diner

792A Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach

(302) 616-1117

All new family-friendly restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Featuring seafood, steaks, chops, sandwiches and more. Breakfast available all day, with a weekend breakfast buffet. Children’s menu is available, as is take-out. Open daily at 6 a.m. $-$$

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Bethany Oyster House & Raw Bar

210 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach

(302) 537-2020

Located in downtown Bethany Beach, Bethany Oyster House offers the best oysters, clams, mussels and other seafood, plus specialty drinks. Excellent sandwiches, salads and soups for the seafood lover, not to mention steak and ribs. Open every day, from noon to 9 p.m. $$

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Blue Crab

210 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach

(302) 537-4700

All-you-can-eat crabs and seafood in the heart of downtown Bethany Beach. Enjoy any of the seafood feasts, including crabs, shrimp and fried chicken, or select from a variety of seafood or steak entrees. Try the raw bar or any of the sandwiches for a lighter meal or lunch. Children’s menu available. Open every day, from noon to 9 p.m. $$

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Blue Water Grill Restaurant & Bar

226 Main Street, Millsboro

(302) 934-5160

Fine, yet casual, family dining. Steaks, seafood, pasta and specials. Happy Hour daily from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Open seven days a week — Monday through Saturday, from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 8 p.m. Reservations accepted. Children’s menu available. Open for lunch, dinner and holiday brunch. Visit their website for more information at www.bluewatergrillmillsboro.com. $-$$

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Bluecoast Seafood Grill

1111 Route 1, North Bethany

(302) 539-7111

Upscale casual classic East Coast cuisine, with fresh seafood, great wine and a waterfront view. Children’s menu available. Open 5 to 10 p.m. daily. Happy Hour from 4 to 5 p.m. in the bar only. No reservations taken. $$

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Café on 26

84 Atlantic Ave., Ocean View

(302) 539-2233

Casual yet elegant atmosphere, with food prepared fresh in the kitchen; specialty coffees and gluten-free available. Dinner reservations accepted. Open for dinner Wednesday through Saturday, with seatings from 4 to 9 p.m. $$

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Camillo's Italian Cuisine

38450 Hickman Road, Ocean View

(302) 829-8091

New to Ocean View. Homestyle Italian food made with love and local ingredients.  Happy Hour from 4 to 7 p.m. Carry-out or dine in. Open Tuesday through Sunday from 4 to 9 p.m. $$

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Catch 54 Fish House

Route 54, Fenwick Island

(302) 436-8600

A SoDel Concepts restaurant, featuring classic Eastern Shore fare prepared using fresh, seasonal local ingredients. Multiple “Best of Delaware” award-winner. Extensive wine list and one of  southern Delaware’s best craft and microbrew beer lists. Open Monday through Friday at 4:30 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday at 11:30 a.m., until 10 p.m. Happy Hour until 6 p.m. Reservations not accepted. Children’s menu available. $$

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Cocolo Sushi

776 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach

(302) 829-8784

Bethany’s newest sushi restaurant, featuring an award-winning chef with a wide selection of small plates, rolls and sushi, plus off-season specials Tuesday through Thursday. Open Tuesday through Saturday at 4:30 p.m. Dine in or carry out. $$

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Cottage Café

Coastal Highway, Hickman Plaza

(302) 539-8710

Casual dining, with a kid-friendly atmosphere. A full bar offers a great happy hour. Serve lunch, brunch and dinner. Open every day until 1 a.m. Now offering call-ahead seating. Children’s menu available, as is take-out. $

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The Cove Bar & Grille

31806 Lakeview Drive, Selbyville

(302) 436-3400, ext. 5

Casual indoor and outdoor dining with space for banquets and parties. Children’s menu available. Open Friday and Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday through Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Happy-hour daily from 3 to 6 p.m. Gluten-free options available. Weekly dinner features begin at 4 p.m. Reservations not taken. $-$$

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Delaware Meat Provisions South

35581 Atlantic Avenue, Millville

(302) 829-1510

Offering the freshest quality meats and provisions, featuring homemade kielbasa and sausages. Call ahead for entire meals to-go or contact them for premium catering services for small and large crowds. Carryout only. No children’s menu. Closed Sunday and Monday. $

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Den at Bear Trap Dunes

7 Clubhouse Way, Ocean View

(302) 537-5600

The Den serves the best in fresh American cuisine, including classic pub fare and coastal favorites, with an eclectic beer and wine list, weekly specials and events. Open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Happy Hour from 3 to 6 p.m. every day. Open to the public. Take-out available. $$

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DiFebo’s

789 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach

(302) 539-4550

Elegant, casual dining in a relaxed atmosphere. Seafood, veal and interesting pasta combinations. Children’s menu available. Open daily, serving breakfast fom 9 to 11 a.m., lunch/brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner starting at 5 p.m. Reservations accepted. Take-out and delivery available. $$

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Doyle’s Restaurant

Route 113, Selbyville

(302) 436-2112

Doyle’s Restaurant has been family-owned and -operated since 1983, offering quality family-friendly home cooking, with reasonable prices and a clean, enjoyable and relaxing atmosphere, including a ’50s Silk City Diner with vintage jukebox. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Reservations accepted. Children’s menu and take-out available. Catering services also available. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. $-$$

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Drifting Grounds

786 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach

(302) 829-1551

Bethany coffeehouse featuring specialty coffee drinks, fresh baked pastries, light breakfast and lunch fare. Open Tuesday through Sunday from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Closed on Mondays. Eat in or take out. Call for information on open-mic and game nights. $

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Fi-na-le

300 Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island

(302) 539-3526

www.fi-na-le.com

Indoor/outdoor seating, bay views and sunsets, specializing in coastal cuisine classics with a twist. Open Thursday through Sunday at 4 p.m. Reservations accepted. Children’s menu and take-out available. $-$$

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Fins Ale House & Raw Bar

33544 Marketplace at Sea Colony

(302) 539-3467

Offering fresh fish, succulent oysters and a locally-focused craft beer selection. A Fins Hopsitality Group concept. Dine inside the newly remodeled restaurant or on the patio in nice weather. Family-friendly. Happy Hour Monday through Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. and all day on Friday and Sunday. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Off-season specials. Dine in or carry out. $$

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Fox’s Pizza Restaurant & Bar — Millville

200 C Atlantic Ave., Millville

(302) 539-6900

Family-friendly sitdown restaurant and bar, with casual dine-in, a full menu, great Happy Hour, pizza, hoagies, wedgies, pasta and more. Children’s menu available. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Take-outs and delivery available. Reservations accepted. $

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Fox’s Pizza Restaurant & Bar — Bayside

Harris Teeter Shopping Center, Rt. 54

(302) 539-FOXS (3697)

Sitdown bar and restaurant. Full menu includes pizza, pastas, salads, sandwiches and more. Specializing in pizzas and chef specials. Open daily for lunch and dinner at 11 a.m. Children’s menu is available, as is take-out and delivery.  $-$$

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Frankford Family Diner

34067 Dupont Highway, Frankford

(302) 732-9292

Children’s menu available. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Take-outs available. Reservations accepted. $$

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Good Earth Market

Route 26, Clarksville

(302) 537-7100

goodearthmarket.com

Brunch daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Late lunch daily from 3 to 5 p.m. Happy-hour daily from 3 to 6 p.m. Dinner offered nightly starting at 5 p.m. Full bar available. Reservations available online.

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Harpoon Hanna’s

Route 54 and the bay, Fenwick Island

(302) 539-3095

Casual waterfront restaurant serving lunch and dinner. Fresh fish, seafood, steaks, sandwiches and all-you-can-eat Alaskan crab legs. Reservations not accepted. Take-out available. $$

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High Stakes Bar & Grill

5799 Lighthouse Cove, Fenwick Island

(302) 537-6971

Serving the finest in steaks and hoagies, straight from Philly — also have burgers, sandwiches, fries and cold cuts. Open for lunch and dinner. Reservations not accepted. Take-out and delivery available. $

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Hocker’s Grocery & Deli

Corner of Routes 26 and 17

(302) 539-0505

Known for the best fried chicken and largest ice cream cones in the area for the past 30 years. Children’s menu available. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. No reservations taken. Take-out available. $

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Hooked Up Ale House & Raw Bar

38069 Town Center Drive, Millville

(302) 539-4111

New ale house and sports bar in Millville, featuring fresh oysters, signature sandwiches, cheeseburgers, steaks and seafood. Open every day for lunch and dinner. Happy Hour runs from 3 to 6 p.m. daily. Pool tables, games and 10 televisions for sports fans. Open daily at 11:30 a.m. Dine-in and carry-out available, as is a children’s menu. $$

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Hook’em & Cook’em Seafood Market

39401 Inlet Road, North Indian River Marina

(302) 226-8220

Seafood can’t get any fresher than this. Fresh local fish and more. Watch as they clean fish caught the same day, and take home the catch of the day. The best crabcakes around. Come by car (first turnoff on the north side of the Indian River Inlet Bridge) or boat. Call for hours. $$-$$$

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Jake’s Wayback Burgers

Peninsula Crossing Shopping Center

(302) 934-8303

Great burgers and milkshakes. Also offer other sandwiches and salads. Children’s menu available. Open for lunch and dinner. No reservations accepted. $$

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Juicebox—Bayside

31264 Americana Parkway

(302) 436-3550, ext. 4

Juicebox’s new location in the Bayside Health & Aquatic Center in West Fenwick is open to the public daily from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring salads and sandwiches, fresh juices, fair-trade coffee, fruit smoothies and homemade pastries, with vegan and gluten-free options available. Eat in or carry out. $

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Just Hooked

1500 Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island

(302) 581-0098

Fresh seafood, steaks and more using local ingredients, focusing on fresh from the ocean and farm to the table. Full bar, wine room and outdoor dining, open every day at 11:30 a.m. for lunch and dinner. Happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m. Reservations not accepted. Take-out available. $$

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Mancini’s

907 Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island

(302) 537-4224

Two wood-fired brick ovens making delicious pizza. Open daily at 5 p.m. Reservations not accepted. Take-out available. $$

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Mango’s

On the Bethany Beach Boardwalk

(302) 537-6621

Oceanfront dining. Specializing in fresh fish, tuna, salmon and crabcakes. Open weekends, serving lunch and dinner on Friday and Saturday, and lunch on Sunday. Children’s menu and takeout available. $$

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Matt’s Fish Camp

Oceanside Route 1, North Bethany

(302) 539-2267

A Matt Haley’s SoDel Concepts restaurant works with local fishermen and farmers to bring the freshest ingredients to the menu. Regional classics including crabcakes, lobster rolls, clams and other pier-fresh seafood. Open daily for lunch and dinner, and take-out and catering are available. Open from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Happy Hour from 3 to 6 p.m. Reservations not accepted. Children’s menu available. $$

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Matteo’s Salsa Loco

305 Coastal Highway at West Virginia Avenue, Fenwick Island

(302) 541-4911

A tasty fusion of fresh seafood and traditional Mexican fare with a California flair. Open at noon for lunch and dinner. Reservations accepted. Take-out available. $$

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McCabe’s Gourmet Market

York Beach Mall, South Bethany

(302) 539-8550

Imported cheeses, sandwiches, salads, baked goods, gourmet desserts, along with espresso and cappuccino. Open 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Closed Monday. No reservations taken. Take-out available. $-$$

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Morning Buns Bake Shop

68 Atlantic Avenue, Ocean View

(302) 307-2917

Baked from scratch daily, featuring pastries, wedding cakes and every sweet in between. Special orders accepted. Gluten-free options available on request. Call ahead for large orders. Carry-out available. Open 8 am. to 2 p.m. Thursday through Tuesday. $

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Murphy’s Bar & Grill

Mason-Dixon Shopping Center, Selbyville

(302) 436-9400

Irish restaurant and pub, serving steaks, seafood and Irish specialties. Children’s menu available. Open for lunch and dinner. Reservations accepted. Take-out available. $

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Nantucket’s

Route 1, Fenwick Island

(302) 539-2607

Serving the beach great food and spirits for more than 20 years. David and Janet Twining offer the finest foods and drinks in the area. Everything is a house specialty. Memorable steaks, fresh seafood, famous quahog chowder and the chef’s daily specials. Open seven days a week, at 4 p.m . Happy Hour 4-7 p.m., with Early Bird special of $5 off entrees if seated before 5:45 p.m. $$-$$$

North East Seafood Kitchen

29 F Atlantic Avenue, Ocean View

(302) 537-1785

Casual dining with unique dishes inspired by some of the greatest seafood areas stretching from Maine to Delaware. Children’s menu available. Open from 5 to 10 p.m. daily. Happy Hour 5 to 7 p.m. in the bar only. Off-season specials daily. No reservations taken. Take-out available. $$

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Ocean View Family Restaurant

42 Atlantic Ave., Ocean View

(302) 539-4864

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Homestyle cooking, with homemade desserts. Serving locals and visitors for more than 19 years. Children’s menu available. Open at 6:30 a.m. daily. Reservations not accepted. Take-out available. $

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Ocean View Seafood

42A Atlantic Ave., Ocean View

(302) 537-7511

Serving the freshest seafood, including steamed crabs, fish, clams, crab legs, softshells and more — also crabcakes, sandwiches, soups and platters to go. Open Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Call ahead and order online. $-$$

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Off the Hook

769 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach

(302) 829-1424

Featuring fresh seafood, steaks and more using fresh local ingredients. Children’s menu available. Open for lunch and dinner. No reservations accepted. Take-out available. $$

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Papa Grande’s

Route 54, Fenwick Island

(302) 436-7272

SoDel Concepts’ Latin-influenced menu, prepared using the freshest local ingredients available. Great margaritas and an extensive tequila list. Water views from nearly every seat. Happy Hour from 3 to 6 p.m. daily, lunch and dinner daily from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations not accepted. Children’s menu available. $$

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The Parkway

114 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach

(302) 537-7500

Casual fine dining, with a full bar and lite fare, wine list and craft beers. Open Wednesday through Sunday at 5 p.m. Reservations accepted. Children’s menu and take-out available. $$-$$$

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Patsy’s

121 Campbell Place, Bethany Beach

(302) 537-2433

Chef-owners Patsy and Robin Rankin are entering their 15th year offering Key West- and southern-inspired casual fine dining, specializing in local and organic farm-to-table, with emphasis on creative seafood dishes. They are known for their softshell crabs, crabcakes, fresh fish, steaks and more. Creative grilled pizza choices change with the season. Open Thursday through Sunday at 5:30 p.m. for dinner. $$-$$$

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The Penguin

105 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach

(302) 541-8017

American-style, farm-to-table restaurant creating chef-driven dishes. Featuring a new look and menu, and serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Many gluten-free entress available. Offering cocktails and desserts. Dine-in and carryout available, as is a children’s menu. Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. $-$$

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Perucci’s Classic Italian Restaurant

35507 Atlantic Ave., Millville

(302) 829-8727

Classic Italian dining in an intimate, cozy setting. Open for dinner at 5 p.m. Reservations accepted. Children’s menu is available, as is take-out.  $$

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Philly’s Finest and High Stakes

5799 Lighthouse Cover, Fenwick Island

(302) 537-6971

Serving the finest in steaks and hoagies, straight from Philly — also have burgers, sandwiches, fries and cold cuts. Open at 11 a.m. daily. Reservations not accepted. Take-out and delivery available. $

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Pie

120 Central Boulevard, Bethany Beach

(302) 539-2600

Casual dining in a cozy atmosphere, featuring gourmet hand-rolled pizzas, awesome wine and local craft beer. Open Thursday through Sunday at 5 p.m. for dinner. Dine-in and carry-out available. $-$$

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Pomodoro Pizzeria

101 Garfield Parkway, Unit 10, Bethany Beach

(302) 537-1359

New York-style pizzeria, also featuring calzones and strombolis along with hand-tossed pizza. Fresh ingredients, sauce and dough made fresh daily. Pizza by the slice. Open Tuesday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Closed on Mondays. Carryout only.  $

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The Salted Rim

27 Atlantic Avenue, Ocean View

(302) 537-7373

Authentic Mexican food, featuring tacos, nachos, salads and fresh margaritas. Family-friendly, and dine in authentic train cars. Children’s menu available. Open daily for lunch and dinner and late nights at 11 a.m. Take-out avilable. No reservations taken. $

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Sedona

26 Pennsylvania Ave., Bethany Beach

(302) 539-1200

Twenty-five years of creative American cuisineand tapas Dine-in and carryout available. Reservations are suggested. Open Thursday through Saturday at 5 p.m., with Happy Hour from 5 to 6 p.m. Closed Sunday through Wednesday. $$$

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Steamers

Route 26, Millville

(302) 539-6700

steamerscrabs.com

Steamed crabs, fresh fish, shrimp, clams, crabmeat and more. Also serving take-and-bake appetizers, sides and soups. Call ahead for steamed crabs. Open Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m. Takeout only.

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Summer Salts

33548 Marketplace at Sea Colony

(302) 541-5500

Featuring a family-friendly atmosphere and serving burgers, sandwiches, crabcakes, fresh salads, seafood and appetizers. Open daily at 11:30 a.m. for lunch and dinner. Reservations recommended for large parties. Kids’ menu and take-out available. $-$$

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Surf’s Edge Deli & Pizzeria

100 Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island

(302) 537-5565

Healthy, casual dining, featuring salads, sandwiches, paninis and pizza. Children’s menu available. Open for lunch and dinner. Take-outs and delivery available. No reservations taken. $$

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Taste of South Philly

37031 Old Mill Bridge Rd., West Fenwick

(302) 988-1858

Pizza, real South Philly cheesesteaks, hoagies, burgers, jumbo wings, Sarcone bread and strombolis. Open at 11 a.m. Take-out and delivery available. $

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Turtle Beach Café

98 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach

(302) 616-1036

Serving organic coffee, breakfast sandwiches, fresh salads, paninis, sanwiches and plenty of healthy options. Enjoy their fabulous view of the ocean as you eat in or dine outside. Open daily at 7 a.m. Children’s menu available.  $

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Twinings Lobster Shanty

Route 54, Fenwick Island

(302) 436-2305

A funky little place at the edge of town. Features classic New England fare, with lobsters, steaks and burgers. Children’s menu available. Open for lunch and dinner seven days a week, starting at 11:30 a.m. Happy Hour from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day at the main bar and on the deck. Reservations are suggested. $$