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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“avocado fries” (11 reviews)
“cookies” (12 reviews)
“calamari” (9 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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211 Broadkill Rd, East of Rt 16 and Rt 5 intersection, Milton, DE 19968-1009
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped at The Backyard for lunch on the way to Rehoboth today. We each ordered a cup of soup and a salad. I had the steak salad and my partner had the chicken mango salad. Everything was excellent. It could not have been a...More

Thank ScottB715
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Milton for the day and checked TA for a recommendation for lunch, we decided on The Backyard and were very happy we did. It’s a cute place and they are very attentive to the environment, paper straws upon request and paper containers...More

Thank culatte1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the wonderful blend of flavors in such a cheerful environment! Always love our visits and the meals we’ve had.

Thank Moobear9787
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In short, great service, great food and food choices in a great atmosphere for dining. Whether it be breakfast, lunch or a quick dinner, the Backyard provides the area locals with a nice change to the norm in it's very diverse menu offerings. My wife...More

Thank Jazzdaddy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just happened by and pulled in. What a find. We enjoyed a tortilla bowl with bacon,taters pepper jack cheese and sausage gravy “the Dude” most excellent. I had the perfect omelette. Service was fast and efficient. I really do recommend breakfast here.

Thank 1,752
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to town house shopping and had eaten here a time or two before so when we had hoped to go to the po boys place across the road, they seemed to be closed on Mondays. The girls had ice tea, I had the...More

Thank smokeater55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breakfast at the Backyard is a treat. The "Baconator" is worth the time and tastes great. However, with high humidity there was condensation dripping from the vent pipes in the ceiling. Wen it started raining indoors, we were immediately given a different (and dry) table....More

Thank RGS318
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They must be doing something right, since we ate here 3 times during a short visit in southern Delaware. Creative and tasty comfort fare for breakfast and lunch. (Not sure if dinner has a different menu than lunch.) Pastries and cookies always look great, but...More

Thank consumewisely
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Professional server was excellent, easy-going, multi-tasking, and friendly. Good sandwiches. Good cole slaw: honey-lime. Fresh-cut fries perfectly seasoned. Great lunch in Milton, DE. Priceless.

1  Thank DWYPYWD
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner before seeing a show. Appeared to be a mom and pop restaurant for locals. Surprised to see a full bar and a very diverse menu. Julie and Brin were the bartenders/servers. They were very personable and made our visit memorable. We...More

Thank sue c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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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, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
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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