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All 73 Lewes Restaurants

The Buttery

102 2nd St, Lewes, DE 19958-1324
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Ranked #7 of 73 Restaurants in Lewes
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Burke, Virginia
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

We celebrated our anniversary here. Our waiter, Tom, did everything to make it a special evening. We had scallops entree that was the best taste of scallops we've ever had. The setting in a Victorian House was romantic. We'd return here again for any evening meal.

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Highland Lakes, New Jersey
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287 reviews 287 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

From start to finish the buttery was a great dining experience. Every course was absolutely delicious. The atmosphere was very pleasing. The service was top notch. Give the Buttery a try, you will not be disappointed.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We were there with a large group and were waited on quickly and efficiently. A very friendly staff. The menu included some different items and everything was delicious, especially the pumpkin brulee.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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88 reviews 88 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Based on the reviews, we were really looking forward to dinner here. It was unfortunately disappointing for the hype and the price. Although the ambience is lovely, the food was okay (but only okay -- meats were not tender, bread was stale) and the service left alot to be desired. The waitress was pleasant enough, but either wasn't good at... More

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Cinnaminson, New Jersey
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I have been here twice and disappointed twice. The first time I promised myself I would never go back and I wouldn't have except some friend gave us a gift certificate for $100. The servers were fine. They were attentive and professional unfortunately both dinning experiences left a lot to be desired. This is not an inexpensive restaurant. The food... More

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North Wildwood, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Working for the CMLF .... I am often ask what do YOU recommend on the Lewes side .... I have to say The Buttery... In August I was taking my daughter back to college and decided to leave a day early and do dinner in Lewes ... We did not have a room for the night so we decided to... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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97 reviews 97 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Two hungry travelers looking for lunch came upon The Buttery. We were able to get a table right away on a Saturday, which was not the case at several other area restaurants with waits up to 1.5 hours. The food was average, salads, soups, sandwiches. The service was just okay (hey, everyone has a bad day now and then, right?)... More

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South Plainfield, New Jersey
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77 reviews 77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This was our first visit to The Buttery, while I think it has great potential, it was hard to give more than an average rating. While to restaurant has a lot of character, and we thought we were going to have a romantic evening, we unfortunately were seated in the bar area and it was quite noisy. Our waitress started... More

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Chester, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by a Lewes resident. We sat on the porch and our waiter came out quickly and answered our questions and suggested a few things. Two of us were going to get the soup because it sounded so good and split a crab cake sandwich. We asked if that was ok as some places do have rules... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We had a very disappointing dinner at The Buttery last evening. The place had been recommended by the innkeeper. The food was not awful, but every dish was terribly overcooked and dried out. No one in our party of four was pleased. If you love, and are used to excellent cuisine, my advice is to try another place. Most telling... More

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Additional Information about The Buttery

Address: 102 2nd St, Lewes, DE 19958-1324
Phone Number: 302-645-7755
Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Lewes
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisine: French, Seafood

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