Delaware is the destination for dining. Here at the INN at Wilmington, guests begin the day with a filling and free hot breakfast buffet that includes a make your own waffle station. There are plenty of choices for lunch and dinner from the restaurants along the revitalized riverfront to local establishments down the street. Whether you are in the mood for seafood, New American cuisine, barbecue or pizza, there is a place for you.
Big Fish Grill -
Situated in the Wilmington Riverfront complex, Big Fresh Grill appeals to seafood lovers with tasty selections that include Pumpkin Crab Bisque, Baked Oysters Rockefeller, Fresh Blackened Chesapeake Bay Rockfish and Fresh Parmesan Encrusted North Atlantic Swordfish. Steaks, pasta and salads are also on the menu. Happy hour specials and seasonal dining on the outdoor patio bring in the crowds. Address: 720 Justison Street. Restaurant Hours: Sunday-Wednesday 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. 302-652-FISH.
Harry's Savoy Grill -
A Wilmington favorite for classic steak and seafood dishes and extensive wine list, Harry's Savoy Grill features a warm and cozy atmosphere for dining. Patrons can start with the signature 8-Shake Martini, Hot Crabmeat and Artichoke Dip or fresh oysters before moving on to prime rib and Broiled Jumbo Crab Cakes with Lemon-Artichoke Subiose. Spring and summer call for alfresco dining on the outdoor patio. Address: 2020 Naamans Road. Restaurant Hours: Lunch Monday-Friday 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. DINNer Monday-Thursday 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday 4:30 p.m. - 11 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. 302-475-3000.
Famous Dave's -
Right on Rocky Run Parkway, Famous Dave's is the go-to spot for delicious barbecue ribs and hickory smoked meats. This national chain is a favorite with families with a mouthwatering menu featuring classics like Georgia Chopped Pork, Texas Beef Brisket, burgers and yummy sides like creamy coleslaw and potato salad. Address: 303 Rocky Run Parkway. Restaurant Hours: Open daily for lunch and dINNer. 302-479-5177.
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant -
Named after the historic Revolutionary landmark, Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant is a Wilmington Riverfront establishment that bills itself as offering "Fresh Events, Fresh Beer and Fresh Food." The casual dining spot is known for friendly service, handcrafted house beers like the Iron Hill Light Lager, Pigiron Porter and Raspberry Wheat, and inventive New American cuisine creations such as Buttermilk Fried Rhode Island Calamari, Buffalo Chicken Egg Rolls and Sausage and Smash. Address: 620 Justison Street. Restaurant Hours: Monday-Sunday 11 a.m. to close. 302-472-2739.
Sullivan's Steakhouse -
When a craving a savory steak, Sullivan's Steakhouse serves it anyway you like it. There is something for everyone here from fresh salads and seafood to artistically prepared steak. Address: 22520 Concord Pike. Restaurant Hours: Monday-Friday 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., Saturday 4:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. 302-479-7970. Email: email@example.com.
Joe's Crab Shack -
The Wilmington Riverfront location of Joe's Crab Shack serves the same seafood goodness as the rest of the restaurants of the national chain. Crab Cake Chipotle Caesar, the Caribbean Feast with coconut shrimp and mahi mahi, and the signature Buckets of Crab are just a few of the scrumptious items on the lengthy menu. Address: 600 Justison Street. Restaurant Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11 a.m. to 12 a.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. 302-777-1803.