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Bethany Blues BBQ

18385 Coastal Highway, Lewes, DE
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Ranked #15 of 72 restaurants in Lewes
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: 302-644-2500
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: 302-644-2500
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English first
Wilmington,De
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89 reviews 89 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 NEW

6 of us all liked our different main courses (I loved my brisket) and enjoyed our appetizers of Bacon Blocks and String Onions . The sides were all yummy Only downside was the loud trivia game in the bar area.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

Order the fried green tomatoes, mesquite steak, cheesy creamed corn, and cucumber & onion salad. A little snafu with the appetizer arriving, but overall excellent service. Rarely see fried green tomatoes up north -- excellently prepared with tasty dip. I rarely eat red meat, but when I saw "mesquite" I just had to have it and I was not disappointed.... More

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Fairport, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I first discovered Bethany Blues many years ago, in Bethany Beach. I had eaten at this location on three separate occasions. While the wait was always long, and service could be mediocre, the food was always fabulous! I loved the baby back ribs, brisket, pulled pork, & all the sides. It was truly one of my favorite BBQ joints of... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Decided to stop on our way home from an overnight in Rehoboth. Very crowded so decided to sit in the bar area for quicker service. Waited at least 15 minutes before anyone even came to the table. She took our drink order then told us someone else would take our food order... 10 minutes later my husbands glass of beer... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I ordered the Carolina Pulled Pork Barbeque....There are many versions of any barbeque recipe, although I am quite sure none of them suggest pouring white vinegar on barely warm, dry pork, then stirring it up to ad moisture, and serving it! Vinegar is added as an ingredient in a mopping sauce during cooking, and perhaps to add moisture to a... More

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New York City, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Nice, The food was great and the atmosphere was wonderful. We went on a Sunday and missed the live band that is offered Wed-Sat. That's ok, because Chingh our waiter was the best, most friendly, hip and professional person, which completely made up for missing the band. I hope he does well. My lady said it was nice to have... More

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This is a very nice restaurant. The food was pretty good and I would call the prices reasonable for the area. The only bad thing I can say was the restrooms were kinda gross. Will probably go back again

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Dover, Delaware
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

My wife and I went out with some friends last night. My wife and I have driven by Bethany Blues on many occasions, but had never dined here. Upon previous recommendation of our friends to give it a try we opted to dine here. We arrived on a Friday night to a crowded parking lot around 6:00PM expecting a wait.... More

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Harrisburg, PA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Had dinner with my son after shopping at the outlets. I was looking forward to some good BBQ and got less than that. Service was good, but the food was cold. I didn't send it back since I was very hungry. Was just ok. May try again some other time we're in DE.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Great food and service beer so cold it hurts your teeth and always a good selection decent prices brisket nachos are awesome so is the Mac and cheese

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