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All 75 Lewes Restaurants

The Buttery

102 2nd St, Lewes, DE 19958-1324
+1 302-645-7755
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Ranked #4 of 75 Restaurants in Lewes
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Being a twice a year or so patron of the Buttery it's enjoyable for special occasions, dinners, lunch, the small wonderful bar, the food. service, and atmosphere.

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Stanton, Delaware, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This is a beautiful old house with a wrap-around porch in the heart of Lewes. The staff is capable but the whole ambiance is one of "putting on airs". The food is very pricey, even the salads. Even for a special occasion you should have money that you don't know what to do with. Sit out on the porch, weather... More 

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We called and booked a table for 14 to celebrate my sisters milestone birthday and the Buttery did not disappoint. the food was tremendous with lots of different orders and the winter martini was delicious and crisp - a wonderful time was had by al as the staff accommodated all of our. Needs... Well done!!! We will absolutely be back... More 

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Albany, New York, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The Buttery is a very romantic restaurant located in a beautiful old Victorian house, ideal for special occasions. We've made a point of eating there every year during our vacation in Rehoboth Beach. We've been seated on the open porch as well as in the enclosed porch, and both are very nice. The menu is first rate, and I've always... More 

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Lewes, Delaware
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The Buttery possibly offers its customers one of the best decors in Lewes. We are permanent residents of this town and visit the Buttery around three or four times annually. Have a meal on the veranda and you have a visual treat....Lewes centre. Dine in the restaurant proper and one is comfortable at all tables, small or large. We always... More 

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Lewes, Delaware
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is not high noise, fast in out, this is a leisurely, well appointed, beautiful restaurant in a historic house, where you can have a civilized familial evening with friends or an intimate two person celebration, with excellent food, excellent service, and gentle atmosphere. It is unique and a gem. We have been coming to happy hours and dining for... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

It is a pretty building with dining available on the porch. From there you can people-watch. The food is fresh and delicious.

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Ashburn, Virginia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Quaint little restaurant in Lewes, a quaint little seaside town. Our first time in Lewes and we asked around for lunch recommendations. Several people mentioned The Buttery so we tried it. For starters we had the seafood chowder which was really good, not too heavy cream and the ingredients seemed fresh, not cooked to death. I had a burger and... More 

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Alliston, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Visited on a Friday Night and then on Sunday for their signature Steak and Cake. Both times on the verandah which feels a bit more spacious than the white tablecloth section but that's a personal thing. Friday night waitress was absolutely excellent. Goat cheese salad with shallots was utterly delicious and huge, definitely for sharing (no charge for first course... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

For a weekend getaway trip, this restaurant came highly recommended. Of the 6 of us, 3 had the house specialty of scallops, one had the other house specialty of filet mignon. As a vegetarian, my selection was very limited, but I asked if the chef would mind putting together a few of the side dishes that came with the other... More 

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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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