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Posted on 05-28-2024

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Your Guide To Fine Dining In Lewes, Delaware

Whether you’re getting away for the weekend or planning a longer stay in our charming and historic town of Lewes, Delaware, you can indulge your taste buds and test your palate with an array of fancy restaurants without going too far.

Fine dining in Delaware doesn’t come much better than some of our existing establishments, many of which have their own specialty and are walkable from our location. 

Consistently going above expectations to bring you culinary delights, this month we’re sharing some of our top recommendations. And don’t forget — you can reserve your room at The Beacon Inn right now to put all of this and much more right at the tip of your fork.

Your Guide To Fine Dining In Lewes, Delaware - Beacon Inn

1776 Steakhouse

Featuring a wonderful, relaxing fine dining ambiance and some of the most delicious, tender steak dishes, make a date at 1776. Known for professional and attentive service, it’s the perfect place to spend an evening. 

Their current rating on Tripadvisor is 4.5 out of 5*.


Lewes Oyster House

Serving exceptional seafood dishes and gourmet fries, there’s no better place to satisfy your craving for oysters and cocktails. Based in the historic district, we’re just minutes away, so you can sample everything the Lewes Oyster House has to offer. 

Their current rating on Tripadvisor is 4.5 out of 5*.


Bramble & Brine at The Buttery

Stop by Bramble & Brine at The Buttery for an elegant and contemporary dining experience. As well as a menu that boasts Parisian lobster gnocchi and poulet cordon bleu, they also now serve breakfast and lunch.

Their current rating on Tripadvisor is 4.5 out of 5*.



What better way to enjoy your meal than with a glass of wine with waterfront views? From brunch and seafood dining to craft cocktails, this chef-owned restaurant is known for its peaceful scenic porch setting. 

Their current rating on Tripadvisor is 4 out of 5*.



Easy to spot on Savannah Road thanks to its red shutters, Heirloom uses fresh, local ingredients to craft incredible dishes. Expect fine dining that you’d usually find in the big city but with a welcoming atmosphere.

Their current rating on Tripadvisor is 4.5 out of 5*.



Eat, drink, glow is the motto of Kindle where you can order braised lamb shank, the Kindle burger, and much more. Cozy but not crowded, it’s the perfect recipe for your next dining adventure in Lewes.

Their current rating on Tripadvisor is 4.5 out of 5*.



Tantalizing Indian fusion and Pan-Asian cuisine await at Raas, yet another restaurant local to The Beacon Inn. Offering a celebration of food and culture, they serve exquisite dishes you won’t find anywhere else in Lewes.

Their current rating on Tripadvisor is 4 out of 5*.


Fantastic food & drink in Lewes, DE

Fantastic food and drink in Lewes, Delaware

There is always something to suit every craving here in Lewes, and we’re always excited to share our local recommendations with you. Check out the following for more inspiration on where to eat and drink in our region of Southern Delaware:

Are you ready to indulge yourself? What better way than to stay with us at The Beacon Inn, where you’ll be able to plan your fine dining experiences, regardless of whether it’s for a date night, an anniversary, a meal with friends, or to sample the local flavors of Lewes. 

Reserve your room online today and get a private balcony, along with access to our sun deck and swimming pool. If you need any recommendations during your stay, we’ll be happy to provide more information and assistance.


*Ratings accurate on Tripadvisor on May 5th, 2024

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