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The Starboard

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2009 Highway One, Dewey Beach, DE 19971
+1 302-227-4600
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8:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Seating, Television, Waitstaff
Description: The Starboard Restaurant is Dewey's most famous venue for fun, great...
The Starboard Restaurant is Dewey's most famous venue for fun, great times, and tremendous service! It has been home-awayfrom-home for most Dewey Beach visitors over our 55+ year history. The Starboard truly holds a special place in more people's hearts than anyone could ever imagine! The Starboard was originally built and opened by Duke Duggan around 1960 and has gone through several changes over its years. Purchased and run by the Hearn family during the late 80's and early 90's, Chip Hearn grew The Starboard into a nationally known hot spot. Purchased by current owners Steve 'Monty' Montgomery and his partners in 1999, The Starboard's popularity is now off the charts as it has grown into a national phenomenon! From famous Suicide Sundays to Eggs Delmarva and wonderful breakfasts and nightly entertainment - both on stage and with long-time DJ personalities - you will always find a crowd of people enjoying themselves at The Starboard. Wear Starboard merchandise anywhere in the country and you are bound to have someone mention how much fun THEY had when last in Dewey Beach! There isn't enough room to list all the awards from over the years - most impressive have been the infamous Cornerstone Award in 2010 by the Delaware Restaurant Association showing the level of community service The Starboard has contributed. Our local Chamber of Commerce awarded The Starboard its Business of the Year in 2009, and Delaware Today magazine readers annually award The Starboard as Dewey Beach's best restaurant, best downstate bar, best Sunday brunch, best staff, best event (Running of the Bull), amongst so many others. Enjoy The Starboard. It's truly a place thanks to so many wonderful people enjoying themselves throughout all these years... Find out for yourself just how comfortable and fun all facets of The Starboard Restaurant can be!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Gotta go there for breakfast.

Huge portions -- Gigantic omelet and wonderful potatoes. The ladies loved their croissant sandwiches My buddy loved his SOS. I liked my Bloody Mary very much. Took a very long time for the server to greet us but the food service was good and timely

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Columbus, Ohio
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  • Bar scene
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Jersey Shore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

My family went to The Starboard twice while in Dewey - once for breakfast and once for a quick dinner. Everybody enjoyed the breakfast - the boys were good with pancakes / waffles, while my wife and I were overwhelmed with the Hangover Helper, a large bowl filled with a stack of biscuits / scrambled eggs / meat / has... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

Huge portions -- Gigantic omelet and wonderful potatoes. The ladies loved their croissant sandwiches My buddy loved his SOS. I liked my Bloody Mary very much. Took a very long time for the server to greet us but the food service was good and timely

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Went about 5:15pm. Usually a pretty good crowded, not this time thou. Food was great. It allways is. Service was average. Not very attentive. (We would have had another round🍺🍸) That being said, we will probably go back on Friday. 👍 PS. Went on Monday for Tacos it was closed. ( having seen ads for $2.50 tacos all day going... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Good service and spectacular food and a big menu with lots of varieties of food. Good drinks. Good hours open and nice walkable place and has good backround.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

showed up on a sat morning about 9:30 with party of 7 but 3 were not there yet and told we had to wait....explained to hostess that they were on their way looking for parking....mentioned that I had emailed Keith, one of the owners/managers and he would let hostess know about our large party....after waiting about 10 minutes, the hostess... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

The Starboard recently began hosting Comedy Club on Tuesday evening and the acts are great. In addition, the happy hour specials are a welcome surprise. You have time to order dinner as the show does not begin until 9:00 pm. Don't miss this opportunity to catch good comedy at the beach ! Thanks Starboard !

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Great place to go for breakfast or brunch. Bloody Mary bar is awesome. Friendly service and close to the beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Extremely reasonably priced, great friendly service, portions are HUGE! Love the variety, omelettes were spectacular, as was the hash browns. We went back each day for breakfast!

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Cockeysville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The Starboard always has great staff working, so you always have a good customer service experience. The food is really good whether you are looking to eat breakfast or dinner, healthy, not so healthy. My favorite breakfast is the Eggs Delmarva. The atmosphere is fun and lively. They have live music and a great DJ. It can get crowded on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

They are regulars and LOOOVE this place. As a tourist, I'm not so sure. It gets super crowded when there is a band, but maybe that's because it was 4th of July. Drinks were good - they make lots of Grapefruit & Lemon crushes - all fresh - mimosas at brunch. Good food (brunch). PS. The main women's bathroom is... More 

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Additional Information about The Starboard

Address: 2009 Highway One, Dewey Beach, DE 19971
Phone Number: +1 302-227-4600
Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dewey Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2009 Highway One, Dewey Beach, DE 19971
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dewey Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 302-227-4600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

The Starboard Restaurant is Dewey's most famous venue for fun, great times, and tremendous service! It has been home-awayfrom-home for most Dewey Beach visitors over our 55+ year history. The Starboard truly holds a special place in more people's hearts than anyone could ever imagine! The Starboard was originally built and opened by Duke Duggan around 1960 and has gone through several changes over its years. Purchased and run by the Hearn family during the late 80's and early 90's, Chip Hearn grew The Starboard into a nationally known hot spot. Purchased by current owners Steve 'Monty' Montgomery and his partners in 1999, The Starboard's popularity is now off the charts as it has grown into a national phenomenon! From famous Suicide Sundays to Eggs Delmarva and wonderful breakfasts and nightly entertainment - both on stage and with long-time DJ personalities - you will always find a crowd of people enjoying themselves at The Starboard. Wear Starboard merchandise anywhere in the country and you are bound to have someone mention how much fun THEY had when last in Dewey Beach! There isn't enough room to list all the awards from over the years - most impressive have been the infamous Cornerstone Award in 2010 by the Delaware Restaurant Association showing the level of community service The Starboard has contributed. Our local Chamber of Commerce awarded The Starboard its Business of the Year in 2009, and Delaware Today magazine readers annually award The Starboard as Dewey Beach's best restaurant, best downstate bar, best Sunday brunch, best staff, best event (Running of the Bull), amongst so many others. Enjoy The Starboard. It's truly a place thanks to so many wonderful people enjoying themselves throughout all these years... Find out for yourself just how comfortable and fun all facets of The Starboard Restaurant can be!
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?