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“Best Italian in town” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lupo

Lupo
247 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
302.226.2240
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Ranked #47 of 208 Restaurants in Rehoboth Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $32
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Entertaining clients, Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Takeout
Description: As Matt's first Italian concept, Lupo di Mare offers a fresh perspective on Italian cuisine incorporating local produce and freshly-caught seafood into creative Mediterranean dishes. From tastes like hand-pulled mozzarella and braised pork bolognese, to char-grilled octopus and sea bass with butternut squash risotto, our menu diverges from typical Italian fare while capturing traditional flavors. Vintage European films unfold on-screen in our comfortably intimate dining room, clad in simplistic, Italian-inspired decor. An unassuming staff will guide you through our comprehensive wine collection and unique cocktail list to ensure an exceptional experience. Located in elegant Hotel Rehoboth in downtown Rehoboth Beach, Lupo di Mare is just steps from boutique shopping and minutes from the boardwalk. Stop in and see why the locals rave about Lupo di Mare.
Arlington, Virginia
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 47 cities Reviews in 47 cities
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
“Best Italian in town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

I’ve eaten at Lupo di Mare four or five times over the past few years. I think it’s the best Italian restaurant in Rehoboth. The food is always excellent and the service is great. And, even though they always seem busy in season, they always seem to work us in quickly and never rush your meal.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
New York City, New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

I've visited this restaurant multiple times 2 years in a row when staying at the Hotel Rehoboth. This is a great Italian restaurant with an extensive menu and the food has always exceeded expectations. Service is great, though our hostess was a little off the last two times we visited earlier in December. I highly recommend it. They do not accept reservations but the wait has always been reasonable.

Visited December 2012
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Arlington, Virginia, United States
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60 reviews 60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Not your Mom and Pop, red-sauce Italian”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

This is a restaurant we wish we had tried sooner. The ambience is simple and surprisingly elegant but is still comfortable for the beach set. Their service is good and unexpectedly proper in a way would be fitting to a favored, city restaurant. What makes this such a good eatery is the menu. Their menu includes choices similar to those we've seen in italy along the coast, but more of them. Very well executed and interesting dishes made with fresh, local ingredients. This is a great place to go for a special evening, or that night you want to dress up just a little instead of chowing down in a shorts and flip flops.

Visited August 2012
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SoDelConceptsManager, Manager at Lupo, responded to this review, November 26, 2012
Hi, Stefanie - thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review for us. Your encounter at Lupo is exactly what we wish for all of our customers. We will hope to see you again soon!
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Pefect”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

We stayed at the Hotel Rehoboth upstairs - which we loved - and let me just say this is the perfect restaurant to compliment it. We actually dined here for our son's 3rd bday and he loved it too. No Chuck E Cheese's for him! Every bread, pasta, sauce, fish and cheese we tried was amazing. They do it right!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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56 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 42 cities Reviews in 42 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Favorite Italian restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

The best Italian restaurant in Rehoboth Beach. Me and friends go at least twice a month. they take no reservations but we always get seated quickly. The sea bass and the steak is a consistent knock out.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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SoDelConceptsManager, Manager at Lupo, responded to this review, November 26, 2012
We appreciate you taking the time to write a great review - it is always good to hear from a local, and a repeat customer! We will look forward to seeing you again soon! Thanks again.
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