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The Buttery

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102 2nd St, Lewes, DE 19958-1324
+1 302-645-7755
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 261
    Excellent
  • 82
    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 21
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing

Atmosphere is great. We ordered seafood chowder, which was exceptional. Very good sea bass and scallops. Staff is friendly. Our waitress Linda was very, very good. We would definitely go back.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
archilius
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Chester, Maryland
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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Newtown Square, PA
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107 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I had the same experience as Bob 18. We had gone to the Buttery after enjoying it in the past. We took our grandson, who has been with us at many fine restaurants and enjoys eating. The fact that the Buttery, a resort venue, seems not to really welcome children, is a shame, and they should consider a change in... More 

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Chester, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Atmosphere is great. We ordered seafood chowder, which was exceptional. Very good sea bass and scallops. Staff is friendly. Our waitress Linda was very, very good. We would definitely go back.

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Media, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

If you have children, do not go to this restaurant. We went after confirming they had a kids menu, a complete fabrication. All they had to offer children was buttered noodles or French bread with cheese. The restaurant did have a pub menu but management refused to serve a burger in the main dinning room. We ended up leaving. Because... More 

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

The Buttery sits right on the corner of Main St. It's an old restored Victorian style home. We were greeted promptly by the hostess. We had reservations so were seated right away. Our waitress came only a minute later. She explained the menu and specials. I chose the cod and my wife chose the crab cakes. I also ordered a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

two grandparents and two grandchildren went here for lunch. With the tip it was $96.00. The grown ups had two Kobe burgers with fries and three cocktails. The grandchildren got the chicken tenders and fries with a soda and lemonade. The children's portion was two large tenders and a plate full of fries. My grandchildren prefer the tenders so the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The Buttery is a Lewes institution and the setting is gorgeous. The restaurant is housed in an old Victorian grande dame, and the spacious rooms and decor make it a beautiful place to enjoy a meal. There's even a large porch when the weather permits. We've had both lunch and dinner here and, at best, the food is OK. The... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We ordered two vodka and tonics in a lager glass(single shot). When the bill came we were told that putting the drink in larger glass was a"double" . $16 each for two vodka and tonics in larger glass. The bartender made some excuse like that's what it is. $32 for two vodka tonic drinks. Will not go back.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Two years ago we invited 26 people to Sunday brunch to celebrate our wedding. We returned again today, and it was just as terrific. For $22.95 you receive a choice of Bloody Mary, mimosa or glass of champagne. Brunch come with fresh pastries and fresh fruit. All were excellent. The entree menu is diverse. One person ordered filet and eggs.... More 

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Blandon, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We chose this restaurant because of past reviews and we were not disappointed. We arrived without reservations and since there were only two of us we only had a very short wait at the bar. I had the sea bass and my husband chose the filet. Both meals were exquisite. The sea bass was moist and the sauce used was... More 

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Marmora, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Amazing seafood chowder with big chunks of cod. Thick and creamy. Muscle appetizers great, butter sauce had a hint of cinnamon. Elegant, but relaxed atmosphere. Our waiter, Lorenzo??, was fantastic.

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Additional Information about The Buttery

Address: 102 2nd St, Lewes, DE 19958-1324
Phone Number: +1 302-645-7755
Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Lewes
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: French, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 102 2nd St, Lewes, DE 19958-1324
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Lewes
  • Phone Number: +1 302-645-7755

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?