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The Buttery

102 2nd St, Lewes, DE 19958-1324
+1 302-645-7755
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (46 reviews)
“crab cakes” (65 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
102 2nd St, Lewes, DE 19958-1324
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Wines were $5 during happy hour at the bar and $8 afterward with a hefty pour. That was the good part. After we were seated for dinner the waiter, Tom, was in our face rushing us. My wife order the duck breast medium and I...More

1  Thank Sarge1996
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with a friend who lives in Lewes. Lovely setting in a restored house. Food was FABULOUS. I love salmon and my dish was one of the best I have had - cooked perfectly and tasty accompaniments. My husband had lamb chops cooked to perfection....More

Thank CaryTravler
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a nice and as I recall somewhat expensive dinner with attentive servers. The food was good and they were trying to please.

Thank thomasrodd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely evening at The Buttery, recommended by the Covered Bridge Inn owner, we were not disappointed! Everything was fresh and prepared impeccably. We told them we were celebrating our anniversary and they took us around to see all the potential rooms and...More

Thank swarmina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What ever happened to The Buttery? New owners? Check New menu? Check New chef? Check Fresh paint and the same charming dining areas? Check BUT my goodness -- The Buttery as we knew it is gone; both the food and the service are certainly not...More

1  Thank bralias
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Used to love the Buttery but haven't been there since change of ownership. Went today . Terrible. Chicken salad only had a dab of chicken salad on a butter laden piece of white bread. Expected more of this place. Asked for sugar for tea. Never...More

Thank mary p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant. Food excellent . Beet salad was awesome. Very attentive. Prices were high. But food was worth it.

Thank lorict531
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food and service; very nice atmosphere. The crab cakes are a highlight, and my husband's steak (with a dab of stilton cheese on top) was amazing.

Thank StormyandMaya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The menu changed with new owners. All of our party had eggs for brunch. You don't get even a crust of toast to dip in your eggs... unless your "over easy" eggs are fried solid. We did complain and we were offered a new order...More

Thank Red F
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The food was excellent as was the service. The best asparagus I have ever had! The bread and salmon were delicious.

Thank jknem
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 2nd St, Lewes, DE 19958-1324
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Lewes
  • Phone Number: +1 302-645-7755
  • E-mail
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