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The Buttery

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102 2nd St, Lewes, DE 19958-1324
+1 302-645-7755
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

OMG, The locals lice this place but whatever you do don't tell anyone 😉 Luv, luv, luv this place perfect for that romantic dinner for "date night" or that special occasion whatever this is the place where you have to try!

Thank Fouryfiverpm
Lewes, Delaware
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to meet friends and enjoy an unhurried meal. Food is delicious, service exemplary, and setting relaxed.

Thank rmalachy
Lewes, Delaware
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been coming to The Buttery for years! ...it was very different the last time we were there...the food was not the same and the clientele were different (we listened to a very, loud talker at the next table discussing politics, life, illness...really upsetting to us)...

Thank Jim & Sharon M
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here for lunch while riding bikes from Rehoboth Beach to Lewis on the salt marsh trail. Had a great lunch on the veranda, my wife had the butternut squash salad & I had the seafood Cobb salad. Excellent service. Would come back again, next time we are down that way.

1 Thank Kuzspike
Sayreville, New Jersey
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185 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped by for lunch today after viewing a property in Millsboro. Eat of us ordered the half sandwich and bowl of soup. Soup was seafood and it was incredible. I don't recall the name of the sandwich but it was slammin good. Was more than enough to refuel us and make our 3 hour drive back home. Nice old building... More 

Thank joee5
Wilmington, Delaware
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in for lunch on a rainy day for the soup and a sandwich special. The seafood chowder and veggie Phillie cheesesteak were really good. As before the atmosphere and service is warm and great.

Thank cruztravelr19808
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is located in the old Trader Mansion. We went here to celebrate my mom´s 60th birthday with all the family. It was a big group and the restaurant did a great job catering to everyone and keeping everyone happy. The seafood chowder with Shrimp was delicious.

Thank Jemimacosta84
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch. A wee bit pricey but the service and food were excellent. It's a great place to stop at and eat out on the porch. Menu is a bit limited, but the quality of the food is great.

Thank William H
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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73 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It took a very long time for our server to greet our table and get drink orders, despite reservations. The food was good, but the service was bad. It seemed our server was only interested in taking care of his large table and neglecting his smaller table guest. We ordered a nice bottle of wine and the whole table had... More 

Thank Christine E
Jamesburg, New Jersey
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The meal is excellent. The staff is always friendly and courteous. Except for this year. We had to deal with a very rude Hostess Robin. She not only was rude to us but just as rude to everyone else. Our Waitress Patti was excellent she explained everything listened to you and engaged in conversation Thank you Pattie. The food is... More 

Thank Cathy M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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?