When you think of food at the beach boardwalk favorites like fries and cotton candy probably spring to mind along with fried seafood.
When you dine out in Rehoboth Beach throw all of those expectations out the window. You can get boardwalk fare if that's what you're looking for, but Rehoboth Beach is home to top-notch restaurants and eclectic cuisine.
Here are just a few of the many spots that you should check out during a visit to the Delaware Beaches.
Dogfish Head Brewings and Eats
Dogfish Head is known for infusing their brews with innovative flavors and the food at their restaurant gets the same treatment. Whether your sipping a craft cocktail made with their spirits or sharing an appetizer with friends, It's going to be delicious and unexpected. Stop by for a wood-fired pizza or burger at lunch or dig into one of their hearty entrees for dinner. They even have Sunday brunch.
This Rehoboth Beach pizza parlor has been around since 1971. Their signature is the nic-o-boli, a delicious combo of sauce, cheese and ground beef stuffed inside pizza dough and baked until it's cheesy and delicious. Their brick oven pizzas hit the spot too.
Just a few steps from the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, Blackwall Hitch is serving coastal-inspired cuisine in a sleek space. Start your meal off with their Blackwall Beauty oysters on the half shell, enjoy a fresh salad, a fire-roasted flatbread or a hearty sandwich.
All of the ice cream at Vanderwende is handcrafted right in Sussex County at their farm creamery, so you know it's delicious. Luckily, they decided to bring their delicious treats to Dewey Beach. Their flavors range from classics like butter pecan to modern favorites like salty caramel and fruity favorites like black raspberry.
Henlopen City Oyster House
If you're a fan of oysters don't miss this place. They carry a great selection of oysters so you can sample a variety of flavors. If you're not big on seafood don't worry, they have great salads, delicious sandwiches and hearty entrees with and without seafood.
The Cultured Pearl
For the best sushi around and delicious cocktails look no further than Cultured Pearl. Make sure you sit on the roof deck which features gazeebo seating connected by walkways over a 5,000 gallon koi pond.
Get a taste of authentic Mexican, Spanish and Latin American cuisine at this warm, inviting restaurant. You'll find familiar favorites like enchiladas and chimichangas alongside Spanish classics like paella and Cuban style pork.