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32580 River Rd, Oak Orchard, Millsboro, DE 19966
302-945-3600
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food, great views/decor, we had the worst server in the place

we were on vacation in Dewey Beach- we stumbled across this restaurant riding around. we got the worst server in the place, a blonde older woman. all the other servers (men) were lively and attentive. Ours was a zombie. Tables that were seated after us had their drinks and meals way before us. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
judihoude
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Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
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  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Millsboro, Delaware
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We were here for lunch on Monday, July 27, 2015. We arrived too early but our waitress brought our water and sodas and the lunch menu. She told us we could order lunch at 11:00 am (it was only 10:40 am.) Our table was next to the windows so were able to view the water on the bay. Well worth... More 

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Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

we were on vacation in Dewey Beach- we stumbled across this restaurant riding around. we got the worst server in the place, a blonde older woman. all the other servers (men) were lively and attentive. Ours was a zombie. Tables that were seated after us had their drinks and meals way before us. We were basically ignored and all the... More 

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Commerce Township, Michigan
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Had dinner at Serendipity with family members who live nearby. This is not a restaurant you just "HAPPEN TO RUN INTO". It's off the beaten path, but has a good following. The decor is eclectic, TO SAY THE LEAST! italy meets Japan meets 1970 - yup, and it works. Sort of just makes you happy! Our meals were good, eggplant... More 

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Hauppauge, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This little Oak Orchard gem is on the Indian River but is woefully lacking in docking for boaters. The end of the dock is marked restaurant only BUT there are no provisions in place to assist docking and the 30 slips between the dock end and the restaurant are marked private. HOWEVER, one of the workers in the restaurant said... More 

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Bethany Beach, DE
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131 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We boated to the adjacent dock which has designated restaurant boat parking but alas, NO CLEATS to tie up! A dangerous docking arrangement, particularly in high winds. The seating at the picture window of Indian River was tasteful with long water views. The menu varied and interesting with some unusual entries. Service was fine. The food that was delivered clearly... More 

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Millsboro DE
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I don't know what happened here. We always had great service and food in the past. Today was quite different. The server was probably the worst we have experienced in many years. She brought our salads and about a minute later brought our entree. She checked back after a couple of minutes and then disappeared. She never checked back for... More 

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Millsboro, Delaware
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

casual waterfront dining, good basic food. no words to discribe decor, you have tosee it to believe it.

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I only visited this place one time. The water view is awesome but the food is okay. What bothered me the most was the no sharing of plates rule on the menu. Sometimes you are not hungry enough to eat a entire dinner yourself & & my husband like to order an an appetizer & split a meal--thats a no... More 

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Ocean Pines, Maryland
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81 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

A hidden gem, eclectic décor but a great view and food that'll have you coming back for more. We had the crab dip: a touch heavy on the horse radish but nice hot and creamy with plenty of lumps of crab. My husband had the rockfish with a butter and lemon sauce that was slightly over-powering, but the fish was... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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120 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Serendipity is far off the main road, sitting on the banks of the Indian River Bay - the opposite side from Rehoboth Beach. It's a great location, and the inside and outside decor is humorously quirky. Service is friendly, like you're at home. During weekends in the summer months, the wait to be seated can be long, but the rest... More 

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Additional Information about Serendipity Restaurant

Address: 32580 River Rd, Oak Orchard, Millsboro, DE 19966
Phone Number: 302-945-3600
Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Millsboro
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 32580 River Rd, Oak Orchard, Millsboro, DE 19966
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Millsboro
  • Phone Number: 302-945-3600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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