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Touch of Italy

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Delicatessen, Italian, Pizza & Pasta
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101 2nd Street, Lewes, DE 19958
+1 302-703-3090
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night
Description: Touch of Italy was born out of two Italian family traditions that trace...
Touch of Italy was born out of two Italian family traditions that trace back to the late 1800's. These two families trace their roots to the beautiful Marche and Abruzzo regions in Central Italy, where one can find rich cultural traditions and recipes passed down from generation to generation. Touch of Italy first opened in the fall of 2010 in Lewes, Delaware and proudly runs five locations in Ocean City, Lewes and Rehoboth Beach, serving fresh items like handmade mozzarella cheese, pasta, pizza, cookies and crispy bread, as well as high quality imported items from Italy. Touch of Italy is proud to bring the Italian tradition to costal Delaware and Maryland, and pay tribute to our ancestors, who imparted to us a love of food and family.
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  • 220
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  • 74
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Reminds me of Italy

Having been to Italy twice, I'm always looking for good Italian food. Saw this place while browsing Main Street and decided to try it. I ordered the Caprese Salad and it was huge. Could feed 3-4 people on this dish. I also ordered the Eggplant Parmesan and wow was it good. The presentation was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
LeilaniNewark_DE
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Newark, DE
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Newark, DE
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Having been to Italy twice, I'm always looking for good Italian food. Saw this place while browsing Main Street and decided to try it. I ordered the Caprese Salad and it was huge. Could feed 3-4 people on this dish. I also ordered the Eggplant Parmesan and wow was it good. The presentation was also excellent for both dishes. I... More 

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Oldiceman
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This place has REAL Italian food! The wine selection is nice and they even carry a great Sicilian Nero DaVelo wine. We shared a dish and had delicious buttered bread. The deserts are to die for. If you want genuine Italian provisions this is the place to go!

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Lewes, Delaware
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Touch of Italy is one of my absolute favorite restaurants in the Lewes/Rehoboth area. Everything is exceptional and my favorites are the Chicken Parmesan, Margaretha Pizza and their Olive Bread. I don't think you will go wrong with anything you purchase here.

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Quaint place that gets very busy so want to eat early. Good food but small place. Very Italian and lovely.

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Augusta, Maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I'm Italian, over 70 years old and have dined in Italian restaurants in Boston, Providence, New York, new Jersey, San Francisco and even Albuquerque. I grew up in Italian households, my grandmother's pasta made by hand and wine made by grandpa. The dishes at Touch of Italy are authentic and of the very best I have had. They are fresh,... More 

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Lewes, Delaware
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Relaxed atmosphere , great food. Very laid back. Like eating in grandma's kitchen!!! Friday night can be crowded in season , but get there early and you may be seated quickly.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Excellent Italian restaurant ! Love heading over there and catching happy hour menu with friends. The Coastal Highway Rehoboth Beach location is spacious with friendly waitstaff. The Lewes Second Street location is intimate but great waitstaff and same wonderful food ! Try the pizza it is good; the sandwiches and salads are large enough to split !

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Lewes, Delaware
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86 reviews 86 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A friend and I stopped in for lunch, neither of us had been there before. Great location right on the corner. I had sweet sausage, pepper and onions on a seeded roll. It was very good. It did not come with chips or any sides. We had a window seat which I would recommend. This location is not very big... More 

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Lewes, Delaware
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78 reviews 78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Being Italian, my standards for Italian restaurants tend to be higher. Touch of Italy does not disappoint. The place is part of their deli, so things are a little noisy, and there are not a lot of tables so it gets pretty busy sometimes. But the service is excellent. Professional and attentive without being pushy. Plus the food is very... More 

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Lewes, Delaware
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We are locals and enjoy going out in the winter. Service was great. Portions were huge for chicken parmesan! I buy bread there all the time when I want good bread which is hard to find in Sussex County!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 101 2nd Street, Lewes, DE 19958
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Lewes
  • Phone Number: +1 302-703-3090

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 20
  • Cuisine: Delicatessen, Italian, Pizza & Pasta

Description

Touch of Italy was born out of two Italian family traditions that trace back to the late 1800's. These two families trace their roots to the beautiful Marche and Abruzzo regions in Central Italy, where one can find rich cultural traditions and recipes passed down from generation to generation. Touch of Italy first opened in the fall of 2010 in Lewes, Delaware and proudly runs five locations in Ocean City, Lewes and Rehoboth Beach, serving fresh items like handmade mozzarella cheese, pasta, pizza, cookies and crispy bread, as well as high quality imported items from Italy. Touch of Italy is proud to bring the Italian tradition to costal Delaware and Maryland, and pay tribute to our ancestors, who imparted to us a love of food and family.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?