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The Buttery

102 2nd St, Lewes, DE 19958-1324
302-645-7755
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Ranked #7 of 73 restaurants in Lewes
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French, Seafood
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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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
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

My partner and I are from the Harrisburg, PA area. We have nice restaurants in Central Pennsylvania but not like this. Not only is the Buttery situated in a quaint Victorian home, it is also located in one of the most charming seaside towns we have visited. Chef Aaron (I believe that is his name) has the magic touch. I... More

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Kenai, Alaska
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Group of six had lunch here July 21, 2014. Very enjoyable. Moderately priced. I had soup/half chicken salad sandwich. Spouse had lobster roll. !!!

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maryland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We had dinner last nite at the buttery…..Great service and location….Food--without exaggeration some of the worst I have ever eaten. The crab cake was so fishy--I smelled it sitting across the table from my wife….The pork chop--so tough it could not be cut but had to be sawed…The blue cheese salad--great but no blue cheese…Without exception…every meal my table of... More

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Lewes, Delaware
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

My husband and I have been coming to the Buttery for about 20 years and it is still such a culinary delight every time we visit. If you dine between 5-7 pm you have the option to purchase their Pre- Fixe. The pre fixe costs $33.00 and includes salad or soup, entree, and dessert. In most restaurants a bargain is... More

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new jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Well,my partner and I have nothing but complements for all aspects of this restaurant.We felt like Royalty.'so special from 'soup to nuts]'.The meal,atmosphere,and service,will be hard to beat.This place is the best.I will return.

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Everything was fantastic! Great experiece from entry to exit. Sit at the bar for a drink first! beautiful. *****

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

We Love this restaurant. The atmosphere is charming, food is delicious and the service was impeccable . We will definitely return on our next visit.

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Dover, Delaware
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

My spouse and I ate at the Buttery. I am not a big one to write reviews and I am not the most articulate. Suffice it to say, the bottom line is fantastic!!!! This time I just had to write. Try it. You will love it.

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Ocean Grove, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Having dinner at The Buttery is like coming home! It's warm and welcoming and wonderful! Our table of 8 shared both pâté platters (smooth & rustic) & mussels to start. It was a delicious taste of Provence! The potato soup that followed made me want to lick the bowl when I was done. And I'm not even embarrassed to say... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

There are times when words seem too inadequate to describe a perfect evening. From the moment we entered and the lovely Lisa escorted our eager party to our beautiful table, until we left hours later, fully satiated and smiling contently, only to have Lisa smilingly agree to photograph our quartet, we could not have been more pleased. We had four... More

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