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“Always good. Great for kids too” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Starboard

The Starboard
Ranked #4 of 43 Restaurants in Dewey Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Starboard Restaurant is Dewey's most famous venue for fun, great times, and tremendous service! It has been home-awayfrom-home for most Dewey Beach visitors over our 55+ year history. The Starboard truly holds a special place in more people's hearts than anyone could ever imagine! The Starboard was originally built and opened by Duke Duggan around 1960 and has gone through several changes over its years. Purchased and run by the Hearn family during the late 80's and early 90's, Chip Hearn grew The Starboard into a nationally known hot spot. Purchased by current owners Steve 'Monty' Montgomery and his partners in 1999, The Starboard's popularity is now off the charts as it has grown into a national phenomenon! From famous Suicide Sundays to Eggs Delmarva and wonderful breakfasts and nightly entertainment - both on stage and with long-time DJ personalities - you will always find a crowd of people enjoying themselves at The Starboard. Wear Starboard merchandise anywhere in the country and you are bound to have someone mention how much fun THEY had when last in Dewey Beach! There isn't enough room to list all the awards from over the years - most impressive have been the infamous Cornerstone Award in 2010 by the Delaware Restaurant Association showing the level of community service The Starboard has contributed. Our local Chamber of Commerce awarded The Starboard its Business of the Year in 2009, and Delaware Today magazine readers annually award The Starboard as Dewey Beach's best restaurant, best downstate bar, best Sunday brunch, best staff, best event (Running of the Bull), amongst so many others. Enjoy The Starboard. It's truly a place thanks to so many wonderful people enjoying themselves throughout all these years... Find out for yourself just how comfortable and fun all facets of The Starboard Restaurant can be!
Milford, Delaware
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Always good. Great for kids too”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2013 via mobile

This is our favorite place to get breakfast in Dewey or Rehoboth. We love taking the kids so they can get their frisbees. Great food and the Bloody Mary bar is awesome

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Best bar in Dewey, but don't skip the restaurant!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2013

This my favorite bar in the world (no exaggeration), but the food is amazing too! For breakfast, lunch and dinner--the prices are reasonable, the portions are enormous, and the food is always fresh and delicious. I have never had a bad meal there.
It's a great place to take kids (when the bar is not too crowded, which in the summer can be tricky). When I try to take my kids somewhere else, they say "Can't we just go to the Starboard?"

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Place I have been going to years because it is amazing but never reviewed until now”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

Must go to place. Good place to check out first thing in the morning or late at night. Great service, awesome elevated bar food (breakfast, lunch, or dinner), and good vibe. Truly a must go to bar/restaurant.

Visited May 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Best bar at the Delaware beaches.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2013 via mobile

Best bar in Dewey. Never a cover. Live music. Huge drinks. Shot girls. 6 different bars. The breakfast is awesome and the Bloody Mary bar is amazing. If you are anywhere near this bar, do yourself a favor and go there.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Great Breakfast....”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

This place had great breakfast. taste good and lots of food.
We ate outside so it was nice.
Looks like a bar/restaurant.
Waitress was real nice and helpful.
Will go back when we are in that area.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank sugarandspice5661
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