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The Buttery

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102 2nd St, Lewes, DE 19958-1324
+1 302-645-7755
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Bryn Mawr
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an "old fashioned" seaside restaurant. It is well past it's glory days. Basic fare. Thank the lord for a fun loving Tom.

Thank Allen J
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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111 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to happy hour at the Buttery. We had really good bar drinks a day five dollars appetizers like calamari and fried Brussel sprouts. Great environment. Super friendly service.

Thank sewingone
Millsboro, Delaware
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been to the Buttery on several occasions..We have had great experience at Sunday brunch and at the dinner service. Lunch can go either way..have had to send meal back due to wrong order and also a moldy bread issue..it seems like quality of lunch service is inconsistent..I have had many dinners there and all were excellent.

Thank Pat R
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our trips to Lewes, DE never disappoint. Wonderful town with so much charm. The Buttery is Lewis best fine dining spot. We had a wonderful meal from start to finish. Our waitress was helpful and knowledgeable about the wine list as well as all the specials & regular menu items. Our fish was fresh & cooked to perfection. You must... More 

Thank Heidi A
Spring Grove, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very enjoyable location but the icing on the cake is certainly Linda at the bar. She is the absolute best! After all, how many can make a perfect Singapore Sling on the first attempt! Thanks Linda!

Thank Bradley S
Baltimore, Maryland
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170 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second time that we had lunch at the Buttery. Service was good and the lunch was fine. The serving was large and I had no room for desert. Desert is a on the high side but lunch was reasonable. Enjoy!

Thank Jazzcat02
Brunswick, Georgia
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is excellent with nice variety of dishes. Watch for Mystery Theatre nite for a wonderful experience of being in the middle of the show. I loved every minute.

Thank Mdtransplant2009
Hampton, Virginia
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here with a large party while in town. Restaurant is well appointed with a great staff and delicious food. Everyone enjoyed their food and wine! Server was extremely attentive and friendly. Give it a try.

Thank Crob2009
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best Sunday brunch in Lewes Del. Took my brother and family who traveled from the Poconos, they loved it!i I'll be back

Thank Charlene F
Lewes, Delaware
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just had Saturday lunch at this very highly recommended restaurant on Lewes' main street and the meal was slow, mediocre, and expensive. The restaurant is nicely decorated and tables are attractively set but the food was NOT what we had expected.The chicken in the Cobb Salad tasted like last night's left over or frozen and the vegetables were not at... More 

Thank psoff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, French, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 2nd St, Lewes, DE 19958-1324
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Lewes
  • Phone Number: +1 302-645-7755

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?