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Gilligan's Waterfront Restaurant

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134 W Market St, Lewes, DE 19958-1340
+1 302-644-7230
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“crab cakes” (118 reviews)
“rice balls” (3 reviews)
“fries” (22 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
134 W Market St, Lewes, DE 19958-1340
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Seated promptly inside. Drinks were quick. Really good service. Ordered veggie flatbread which I thought was good except the asparagus needed trimming--was woody. Really pretty interior and lots of outdoor tables. Recommend adding a bathroom. Lined formed for the one stall women's.

Thank cruztravelr19808
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went for lunch and had the amazing steamed clams appetizer, crab cake luncheon along with a homemade cherry cheesecake dessert! The clams had so much flavor! The crabcake was full of crabmeat and not fillers. I added french fries but my...More

Thank vpayton9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in here for dinner on a lovely evening with beautiful views of the boats along the canal. The food here is mostly seafood but every dish was delicious. The steamed clams appetizer was a great starter. We sampled their scallops and grits (excellent),...More

Thank JimSTL1021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my husband and my second time here. The first time, about 2 years ago, we had a lovely experience - the weather was nice to be able to sit on their deck, which is overlooking a beautiful view of the boats and water...More

Thank AmySueEK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of our favorite restaurants in Lewes Delaware. Three great courses which is always a sign of a great restaurant. I had the scallops and grits which included spicy chorizo sausage and a light tomato sauce. She had the Cobia fish dish with pickled fiddlehead...More

Thank tom m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered the barbecue brisket sandwich for lunch. Being from the south, I expected something smokey and tender. What I got was cold, fatty, and tough. I couldn't finish it.

Thank Lil G
Reviewed May 10, 2018

We have visited this very classy restaurant several times and have never been disappointed. There are three seating areas; indoors, out on the deck overlooking the water and in the bar area which also has an outdoor bar area as well. They offer a nice...More

Thank Jazzdaddy
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Good food, good service and a nice view of the water, complete with an assortment of aviary wildlife to watch from behind glass. Recommend

Thank Dave N
Reviewed April 3, 2018

I live in California and during my visits to see my brother who lives in Lewes, going to Gilligan’s is at the top of my bucket list. I loved the relaxed, fun atmosphere of the old Gilligan’s (it had its own, unique charm) and that...More

2  Thank thomashT1574PG
Reviewed March 19, 2018

Probably the best location in Lewes, overlooking the canal. Brand new building has outdoor seating, where you can look at the activity up and down the canal. Crab cake is probably the best I've had in the area.

Thank Hylton P
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August 31, 2017|
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Response from PeterPicks | Reviewed this property |
Don't know but I'd guess yes. They have a great looking bar overlooking the canal.
Gayle G
June 19, 2016|
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Response from beachdog1 | Reviewed this property |
lunch is served from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 W Market St, Lewes, DE 19958-1340
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Lewes
  • Phone Number: +1 302-644-7230
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