Culinary Trail - Beach Eats

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We've planned your culinary excursion for you! Just follow this guide for a seriously delicious few days at the beach. You'll taste everything from fresh roasted coffee to pomegranate margaritas to Korean barbecue. Begin your adventure by printing out this guide, and have fun!


Beach Eats

Lewes and Rehoboth Beaches

A 2-Day Itinerary for Saturday and Sunday


Day 1 – Saturday – Lewes

Breakfast Notting Hill Coffee Roastry/Lewes Bake Shoppe | 124 Second Street
Enjoy a light breakfast at Notting Hill Coffee Roastry/Lewes Bake Shoppe on Second Street. The owner roasts her own coffee beans for specialty blends and bakes all pastries fresh each morning. Make sure you try the blueberry puffin muffin – it’s delicious!

Farmers MarketHistoric Lewes Famers Market | 110 Shipcarpenter Street
Browse the Historic Lewes Farmers Market, open from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Lewes Historical Society Complex. It is a family-friendly, community gathering place where consumers may purchase the freshest local foods available. Along with fresh foods to purchase, there are cooking demonstrations and other educational opportunities.

LunchTouch of Italy | 101 Second Street
While in downtown Lewes, have lunch at Touch of Italy on Second Street. They are an eat-in or carry-out Italian wonderland with the freshest ingredients and homemade mozzarella.  Try the wood oven baked pizzas!

Take a Break Cape Henlopen State Park | 15099 Cape Henlopen Drive
Take a break while you walk around Cape Henlopen State Park and make room for the next meal. There are beautiful trails (with bicycles available for rent), a Nature Center that is both fun and educational, Fort Miles and old war observation towers to climb with amazing ocean views.

DinnerAgave | 137 Second Street
Agave is one of the most delicious Mexican restaurants around.     They serve creative tacos, quesadillas and other Mexican specialties. If the wait seems long, just grab a pomegranate margarita. Trust me, it will be worth the wait!

DessertKing’s Ice Cream | 201 Second Street
Grab a hand dipped cone in this old fashioned-style ice cream shop that has been around since 1972 and is a local's favorite. Drive down to the beach to watch the sunset while you enjoy your delicious treat.


Day 2 – Sunday – Rehoboth

BreakfastGreenman Juice Bar | 12 Wilmington Avenue
Greenman is a local favorite for a fantastic way to start your day. They have delicious smoothies, fresh juices and other breakfast foods on the open-air front porch with a great location right by the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk. Enjoy breakfast then take a stroll by the ocean enjoying the sun rise.

Lunch Dogfish Head Brewpub | 320 Rehoboth Avenue
Dogfish Head is a local brewery located in Milton, Delaware that uses creative ingredients in their brews like lemongrass, local strawberries, juniper berries and cinnamon. The brewpub in Rehoboth serves up equally creative eats. Try the BLTA with house made bacon, avocado, tomato, arugula and basil vinaigrette on wood grilled baguette. Wash it all down with a beer of course!

ShoppingDowntown Rehoboth | Rehoboth Avenue
Downtown Rehoboth Beach is a great place to walk around and shop. On Rehoboth, Baltimore and Wilmington Avenues, you will find everything from kite shops to surf gear to home furnishings. Work up your appetite for dinner!

DinnerCultured Pearl | 301 Rehoboth Avenue
Even if you are not a sushi fan, there are so many great options for a delicious meal at Cultured Pearl.  Try the Korean Barbecue with marinated flat iron steak, vegetable fried rice, shiso shallot butter and spicy kim chee.  If it’s a nice night, enjoy the warm breeze while dining on their rooftop deck or enjoy their natural koy pond.

Have a drinkSummer House | 228 Rehoboth Avenue
Summer House is a Rehoboth lanndmark resturant. It is a saloon-themed bar and grill with amazing food and drinks. The bar has a unique shape to hold as many people as possible. You will be sure to have a good time!

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