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The Backyard

211 Broadkill Rd, East of Rt 16 and Rt 5 intersection, Milton, DE 19968-1009
+1 302-684-3440
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“avocado fries” (10 reviews)
“cookies” (11 reviews)
“calamari” (8 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
211 Broadkill Rd, East of Rt 16 and Rt 5 intersection, Milton, DE 19968-1009
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had lunch here and loved it. I the the Yardbird “sandwich” and my wife had the Italian Press - both of which were excellent. The lime Cole slaw was unusual and very good as well. There was only one server when...More

Thank JE01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have enjoyed theBac Yard on prior visits so we chose to take special visitors there for lunch today. Though they were not that busy, it took a really long time for a server to come for a drink order. It took even longer for...More

Thank Jerry R
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We tried the Backyard restaurant for the first time while in Milton for a concert. The atmosphere inside is clean, comfortable, and simply elegant - lots of wood, exposed ceiling, soft colors. Ordered the avocado fries - yummy! Shrimp and grits as main course- perfection!...More

Thank bdewire
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped mid afternoon and the service and the food was outstanding. Amazing a couple of grilled sandwiches could taste so good. We have been here a few times and always leave very satisfied. In mornings you can get fresh made sweet treats and really...More

Thank Judith M
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Looking for a place to grab dinner and "The Backyard" came up so we decided to give it a try. I was very pleased with my meal (Shrimp & Grits). The restaurant is so clean and friendly, and the service was awesome. I will go...More

Thank mgray12425
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I was relieved to be able to return to this establishment and have a positive experience, after being disappointed the last time we were here. We enjoyed timely service and quality food for breakfast today. This was a noticeable improvement compared to our visit in...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant needed a good cleaning. The table was sticky and the chairs were grimy. Service was just okay. We had to wait for drink refills. That being said, the food was good, not great.

Thank dhsmuir
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The place was bright and airy.Friendly service.A bottle of wine was only $20.We tried calamari,which had a flavorful breading and tender centers.We had to have the Trucker sandwich-Texas toast with pulled pork and mac'n'cheese.As good as it sounds.But we balanced that with a very healthy...More

1  Thank dawnzjones1961
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We were there for breakfast today. Unfortunately, the restaurant was not adequately staffed, resulting in waiting for our food which came out warm versus hot and also which led to a delay in getting our bill. Another disappointment was a change in the sausage gravy....More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 24 July 2017

The staff was very friendly and the menu was decent but I was very disappointed in my turkey sandwich -- imagined it like a turkey club w/o the extra slice of bread. Real sliced turkey, hummus, cucumber and I asked for tomato instead of cheddar...More

Thank Mare C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 Broadkill Rd, East of Rt 16 and Rt 5 intersection, Milton, DE 19968-1009
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Milton
  • Phone Number: +1 302-684-3440
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The Backyard. A market, restaurant and bakery focusing on seasonal and local foods. Traditional favorites and new ideas.
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