Restaurants

Top 10 Instagrammable Places in Wilmington, Delaware

Toss those travel books aside…below are some of the top favorites along the Market Street corridor according to Instagram! Be sure to add them to your destination list when visiting the Greater Brandywine Valley.

La Fia 421 N Market Street Wilmington DE

Bardea 620 N Market Street Wilmington, DE

Wilmington Green Box: 420 N Market Street Wilmington, DE

Market Street Bakery & Cafe 823 N Market Street Wilmington, DE

Brew HAHA! 824 N Market Street Wilmington, DE

Rodney Square 1100 N Market Street Wilmington, DE

HOTEL DU PONT 42 W 11th Street Wilmington, DE

Queen 500 N Market Street Wilmington, DE

The Grand Opera House 818 N Market Street Wilmington DE

WilminGO Golf Cart Taxi Service (Location Varies)

The Best of the State of Delaware is Along the Market Street Corridor and in Downtown Wilmington

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The Best of Delaware by Delaware Today Magazine surveys thousands of individuals throughout the year resulting in the top-notch restaurants, bars, retailers and services locations within the state.

Lucky for Wilmingtonian's many of the winners are located within Downtown Wilmington, DE. Here is just a sampling of some that took home first place!

Barbecue Place

Readers, upstateLocale BBQ Post

1014 N. Lincoln St., Wilmington, 510-4929

Bistro

 La Fia 

426 N. Market St., Wilmington, 543-5574

BYOB

 Southeast Kitchen

1901 Delaware Ave., Wilmington, 691-7728

Candy-Chocolate Shop

Readers, upstateGovatos Chocolates

4105 Concord Pike, Wilmington, 478-5324; 800 N. Market St., Wilmington, 652-4082

Carpaccio

 Piccolina Toscana 

1412 N. Dupont St., Wilmington, 654-8001

Charm Factor

De La Coeur Café et Patisserie 

1836 Lovering Ave., Wilmington, 660--7178

Coffee Shop

Readers, upstateBrew HaHa! • Read more about one of Brew HaHa!'s friendliest baristas.

3838 Kennett Pike , Greenville, 658-6336; 45 E. Main St., Newark, 369-2600; Christiana Hospital, 4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Newark, 733-2739; 1812 Marsh Road, Wilmington, 529-1125; 3636 Concord Pike, Wilmington, 478-7227; 222 Delaware Ave., Wilmington, 777-5137; 824 N. Market St., Wilmington, 777-4499; 5329 Limestone Road, Wilmington, 234-9600; 1400 N. Dupont St., Wilmington, 384-6344

Crab Cakes

Readers, upstateBig Fish Grill on the Riverfront

720 Justison St., Wilmington, 652-3474

Late Night Menu

Kid Shelleen’s Charcoal House & Saloon

1801 W. 14th St., Wilmington, 658-4600
 

Lunch Downtown

Chelsea Tavern

821 N. Market St., Wilmington, 482-3333

New Brewpub

Stitch House Brewery

1829 N. Market St., Wilmington, 250-4280
 

Nightcap

Green Room

42 W. 11th St., Wilmington, 594-3154

Place for All Tastes

 Ernest & Scott Taproom

902 N. Market St., Wilmington, 384-8113

Place to Drink without Worrying About the Kids

Constitution Yards Beer Garden

308 Justison St., Wilmington, 407-5192

For the complete list of winners click here. 

$15 Lunches, Mad Hatter Tea & Murder Mystery Dinners... The Hotel du Pont has Something for Everyone this Fall!

Masquerade hotel du pont

The changing weather and end of summer festivities can be a bit sad for some, but do not fret...there are lots of unique and fun events at the historic Hotel du Pont. In fact, there is something for everyone, from wine lovers to art enthusiasts and even the deal seeker! 

  Click here  to view a .pdf of the menu

Click here to view a .pdf of the menu

 There is nothing more glamorous than the legendary  Hotel du Pont.  

There is nothing more glamorous than the legendary Hotel du Pont. 

7 Unexpected Coffeehouse Beverages in Wilmington, DE

7 unexpected coffeehouse beverages in wilmington de

Up and down the Market Street corridor, coffee houses are plentiful. Between 2nd and 10th street there are at least four on Market Street alone to serve the rising resident and worker base within the city. The best part, these are not all your ordinary chain coffeehouses...they are unique, homegrown and have a little something to suit everyone's tastes. 

 LOMA Coffee 239 N Market Street Wilmington, DE

Coffee Wilmington DE

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If you are dairy-free or vegan, an Oat-milk Latte from LOMA Coffee is calling your name. Oat milk is a dairy alternative that measures up to the creaminess of milk products. LOMA is known for their neighborhood friendly vibe as well as their breakfast, salads, sandwiches and most-recently, smoothies. 

Coffee Wilmington DE

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Another LOMA delight, if you need a dessert and are craving chocolate on a hot summer day, check out their Frozen Hot Chocolate for a sweet and cool treat! 

coffee house wilmington de

Have you heard of an Affogato? We hadn't either...but if it tastes as good as it looks we are down to try it! Above, from LOMA Coffee, an Affogato consisting of premium vanilla ice cream, a doubleshot of espresso and your choice of toppings. It's make your own sundae, adult style! 

Coffee Mode 919 N Market Street Wilmington, DE

Coffee Wilmington DE

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Coffee Mode is focused intensely on the quality of their coffee and various offerings. Coffee Mode's Elixer Coffee took 6th place at the Coffee Champs competition in the capital of coffee, Seattle, Washington. Even if you are not a coffee fan and Kombucha is more your jam, Coffee Mode is constantly switching up what they have on tap. 

Brew HaHa! 823 N Market Street Wilmington, DE

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Voted Best of Delaware for a good reason, and inspired by the premier espresso bars of Italy, Brew HaHa!'s series of unique cafes across the Brandywine Valley offer coffee lovers a boutique experience, where every drink is special and individualized attention is paid every step of the way. Above, a Rose Latte is just as luxurious tasting as it sounds. 

matcha wilmington de

Photo Credit: Brew HaHa! 

Matcha Much? When you drink Matcha you are ingesting the whole tea leaf which in recent studies has shown more health benefits than your typical green tea. This beverage above, a Matcha Milkshake is the perfect harmony of health conscious and sweet dessert.

There's a NEW Juice Bar in Town! Check Out Eat Clean.

Eat Clean wilmington DE

Eat Clean has just opened at 225 N. Market Street in Wilmington, DE providing quick, healthy and locally sourced options.

The juice bar and healthy eatery offers guests conscious comfort food including cold-pressed juices using local and organic produce, acai bowls, wraps and salads with an array of customization options as well as smoothies jam packed with nutrients. The space is something to see as well with a gorgeous "fruitful" art installation by James Wyatt.

The new restaurant is open Monday-Friday 8 AM-6:00 PM and Saturdays 9 AM- 5 PM. To place an order call 302.476.9828.

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