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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%
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102 2nd St, Lewes, DE 19958-1324
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had dinner with another couple. We sat on the inside porch, so it was bright, and comfortable. Two of us had filet mignon, which was good. My sides, however were marginal. The asparagus was hard to cut because it was so stringy. My "twice baked...More

Thank joannefrazier1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Buttery was once Lewes' leading downtown restaurant for lunch and dinner. Always pricey, but worth it. Since the Gates family purchased it , it is still pricey, but the food and service are now inferior. Suggest you go to Nectar or Honeys Cafe or...More

Thank pwescott
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is excellent as is the service. While very popular, wait times seem short. Except for special nights, cost is pricey, but worth the expense for special occasions.

Thank Robcentpa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently visited for lunch and loved our server, outdoor seating, old charming restaurant. We miss the old lunch menu, now serving sandwiches and not hot entrees.

Thank Frances D
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

4  Thank Sarge1996
Reviewed 5 weeks 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 14 June 2017

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 5 June 2017

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 1 June 2017 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

2  Thank bralias
Reviewed 31 May 2017 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
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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
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