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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: Dinner, Dessert, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 235
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 18
    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
"A lovely setting for lunch with friends"

After looking at The Buttery's menu, we knew this was the place for a leisurely lunch. The outside seating area had lovely hanging plants and planters. The tables were set nicely. Once we heard the specials, our server did not rush us to place our order. When we did order, and receive our food... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
LabLover61
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Woodstock, Vermont
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Woodstock, Vermont
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

After looking at The Buttery's menu, we knew this was the place for a leisurely lunch. The outside seating area had lovely hanging plants and planters. The tables were set nicely. Once we heard the specials, our server did not rush us to place our order. When we did order, and receive our food, we were quite pleased with our... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Buttery is in an attractive, "butter-colored" house on a corner in the heart of Lewes, Delaware. We had eaten here many years ago and liked it, so recently we drove two hours from home to have dinner again. It was worth the trip. The wine list is very good and we noticed a generous pour when ordering by the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Although we didn't have reservations, we were able to get seated on the quiet enclosed porch. We had the biggest, most delicious scallops and two wonderful crab cakes, all lump meat, on a lobster puree. To die for. The scallops were so good, we even had them as appetizers! The service was attentive and very professional. This visit on May... More 

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Lewes, Delaware
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Lots of options in town but Sunday Brunch with mom or friends, prefix dinner, or bar menu is always a sure bet.. Menu changes seasonally.

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West Chester, PA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I would have given The Buttery an "excellent" rating, but since I initially had problems with my reservation I dropped it down to "Very Good". My husband and I had reservation for Sunday Brunch on April 26th. Upon our arrival, the hostess could not find our reservation at first. The person who took the reservation spelling our name phonetically which... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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245 reviews 245 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
242 helpful votes 242 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This is a pleasant 2 roomed restaurant with an active happy hour in the back room where it can be quite noisy, but the front room is nice and quiet. Our server was excellent and chatted with us. There is a 3 course prix fixe meal; we had one and then an appetizer and main course for the other. The... More 

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Highland Lakes, New Jersey
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348 reviews 348 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is our third time dining at The Buttery and we are never disappointed. We thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience from start to finish. Both of us ordered the 3 course price fixe offered before 7pm. Every course was absolutely delicious. The atmosphere was very pleasing. Give the Buttery a try, you will not be disappointed.

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Not much food for pricey place. Wouldn't go back and found lots of other places in Lewes to enjoy. Did enjoy the porch area to eat and people watch but wasn't satisfied with selection and prices.

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derwood, md
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

My friend and I had a wonderful lunch from beginning to end yesterday, Every bite delicious and the server was so very polite. We will definitely return for dinner! We both left happy & full😊

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Lewes, Delaware
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Always one of our favorites.Consistantly good. Great brunch on Sunday as well. Always good for special occasion lunch or dinner. Small bar but locals favorite for HH.

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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: Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Doing business, Special occasions, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?