Eating Out in Wilmington, Delaware

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Max Fletcher

The largest city in Delaware, Wilmington is also the state’s culinary hub, with numerous dining options dotted around its downtown and Brandywine River areas. From Italian fine dining to British-style gastropubs and classic American eats, here are the best restaurants in Wilmington.

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The Green Room at the Hotel DuPont

Set within Wilmington’s legal and financial quarter, and just moments from the city’s arts district, you really feel at the center of things at the Hotel Dupont. The hotel’s restaurant, The Green Room, has fumed oak panelling, coffered oak beam ceilings, oil paintings a-plenty and even Italian mosaics. The menu is classic yet contemporary.

Corner Bistro

Corner Bistro, Wilmington

Cool and casual, Corner Bistro is a great venue. The French-American menu offers a surprising take on some familiar classics, taking you on a flavor journey from New York to Paris and from Paris to New Orleans, all while you sit back and enjoy the restaurant’s bright, airy venue just on the edge of Wilmington.


Ulysses provides that much-needed cheer after a long, hard day’s grind. Taking after the classic British gastropub (a traditional pub that serves good food along with traditional ales), Ulysses is one of a kind in Wilmington. Think of it as fine dining meets a drink after work with friends.


Set in Wilmington’s busy restaurant district, Mikimotos is a lively, upbeat Japanese sushi bar. With an eclectic menu ranging from authentic Asian grills to sushi and sashimi classics, Mikimotos offers one of the best Japanese menus in Delaware. They’ve also started offering sushi making classes to restaurant goers so you can experience the thrill of the east in the comfort of your home.

La Fia

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A bakery, a bistro and a market, there’s no real reason why you shouldn’t do all your food shopping at La Fia. Only the finest, most authentic foods are used here, and they’re all typically locally sourced. Come here to enjoy an authentic meal out and stock up your cupboards.

William and Merry

William and Merry is Wilmington’s only farm-to-table restaurant. All the ingredients, from herbs to meat, are produced locally and prepared by the award-winning chefs in their colonial-style clapboard house. Located just outside of Wilmington in Hockessin, the award-winning William and Merry is the perfect place to escape to tranquil, rural bliss.

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