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28 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2926
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Ranked #75 of 231 Restaurants in Rehoboth Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $30 - $30
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 1st street
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100 reviews from our community

81% Recommend
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English first
Gambrills, Maryland
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61 reviews 61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Have dined here before and had great experiences - not so this time. While the four of us had very enjoyable cocktails at the bar beforehand, once seated, things went down hill. They were really packed for 8pm on a Friday night and, I believe, understaffed since our waitress was running around as if she was responsible for all of... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

A group of 6 ate here-only one of us had previously dined here. I was turned off from the minute we walked in. I had looked at at the online menu prior to our visit so I was expecting an exceptional experience. The restaurant had that stale bar smell you experience when you go to a neighborhood bar-a total turnoff... More

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Dover, Delaware
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Went with three friends and each of us raved about the drinks but not the food. It was tasty but could have been better. The three best things we ordered were the epic mashed potatoes, the black truffle mac and cheese, and the s'more's dessert. A nice place if you're looking to get off the main strip and spend a... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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91 reviews 91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I've been walking by Espuma for years and have never eaten there. I have no idea why. A friend recently suggested that we give it a try, so we went for dinner on the Fourth of July. It was an outstanding meal and experience. We both enjoyed every course. The food was both delicious and well presented. And, we both... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Four of us had dinner at a 6:45 reservation. We didn't get out of there until almost 10pm. This was in spite of having arrived when the restaurant was not even half full. The service was so slow and inept. The first waitstaff who appeared at our table and introduced herself was never seen again and replaced about 5 minutes... More

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Dover, Delaware
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We tried this place on a whim last Sunday night. We typically explore local resturants weekly, but had not been here in a couple years, as we rely mostly on word of mouth. We came into the bar to have a drink, appetizers, and possibly dinner. There was a large vaccum cleaner at the enterance, but the hostess invited us... More

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Wayne PA
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104 reviews 104 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We ran to this restaurant in the pouring rain and found a nicely decorated place with an extremely friendly waiter. We had four appetizers to share and their very rich chocolate desert (which arrived late since a party at the bar got our order in error.) The coffee was poor an not very hot. Overall a good experience in a... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

It must have been 2 or 3 years since we've eaten at Espuma, and we were looking forward to last night's dinner there with friends, but a lot has changed and not for the better. First, we had trouble making a reservation. No one answered the phone, but the message asked us to state the number in our party and... More

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Ocean View, Delaware
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49 reviews 49 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The food was just okay not great and the only beef item Rib Steak was out. Very expensive especially the wine which was way over priced. An example; Amber Knolls Cab priced at $60 most other restaurants range from $38 to $42, their cost has to be in the $14/$15 range, if that. The wine we ordered was out of... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

You can't be out of my first 8 wine choices. Build a new list. Don't serve my appetizer before the wine situation is resolved. Restauarant needs more heat iin winter. Finally, hostess should not be drinking at the bar, and should have seomhting to say when we leave. Talented chef, but overall experoence needs work.

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