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On the Rocks Bar & Grill

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American, Bar
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43 Cape Henlopen Dr, Lewes Ferry Terminal, Lewes, DE 19958
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Boston, Massachusetts
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When you think about a bar and grill at a ferry terminal you don't expect anything more then the basics but On the Rocks is not your typical terminal bar. There is a nice sized indoor bar area that is comfortable and well equipped but the outside bar and grill area is large and has a wonderful view of the... More 

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Lehighton, Pennsylvania
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Took the second to last ferry from Cape May to meet some friends for dinner. When we got seated, we were informed that they close as soon as the last ferry docks and unloads, so dinner was somewhat of a rushed affair...no lingering over drinks. The food was decent. We had some appetizers and I had a hamburger. Drinks were... More 

Thank Allentowntoboston
York, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a two-hour wait for the CM Ferry and was worried I would have to wander Cape May's tourist stops. Found the "Rocks" and wanted to stay longer. Great music, good Micro-brew selection and tasty apps.The staff was very cool and spent time talking with us. I'll be back even if I don't use the Ferry.

Thank Richard C
Wilmington, Delaware
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our evening at on the rocks. We all had fish and chips which were fine, and the drinks were very good. Service was a little slow on a Friday night. The view is unbeatable! We would definitely return

Thank Beth H
Fort Pierce, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view is enjoyable, the service efficient, the food tasty and the prices don't make you feel like a tourist being gouged. There are indoor and outdoor seats available . The menu is typical. There are shops to browse. If you are rushed you can 'grab and go'.

Thank Felicia B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would like to thank Wayne our server. My wife and I stopped for a quick little drink and got so much more. View and food are very good if you want something simple and fast. Conch fritters are good and the hot weather wings.

Thank inks11cls
Lewes, Delaware
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535 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 339 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a pleasant place to have a meal, or some drinks, and it has become rather popular. It is at the Cape May-Lewes ferry terminal, and it offers both inside and outdoor dining/drinking. The view is great: it looks out on Delaware Bay and Cape Henlopen, and you can see the arrivals and departures of the ferries. In the... More 

Thank practans
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They view is great - sitting right on the Delaware Bay at the ferry terminal. The menu is very small but what they make is good. Really good hot dogs (they actually cook their food outside on grills) and really good burgers. Service very good. Recommend checking it out for a mellow casual dining experience.

Thank BarbJG
Baltimore, Maryland
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124 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is just one of those places! The servers behind the counter are a hoot and obviously enjoy what they do. The food is really well done and worth the price. I had a Dock Burger with house potato chips. Fulsome burger with red onion, lettuce, tomato with an onion ring filled with crab dip. Wow! Doesn't get any better... More 

Thank Norris T
Rising Sun, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

You do not need to be riding the ferry to stop here! The food is excellent and the Grapefruit crushes are to die for!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Best ever!

Thank MarblesEllie2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Cape Henlopen Dr, Lewes Ferry Terminal, Lewes, DE 19958
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Lewes

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?