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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%
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“avocado fries” (9 reviews)
“cookies” (11 reviews)
“calamari” (7 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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211 Broadkill Rd, East of Rt 16 and Rt 5 intersection, Milton, DE 19968-1009
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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 6 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 17 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 23 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
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

On a recent vacation to the Milton/Rehoboth area, our Delaware family grabbed several items for takeout. Oh. My. Gerd. That pulled pork, mac & cheese grilled cheese. Guy Fiero might give out tickets to Flavortown, but I think that sandwich came from AbsolutelyBestBurg! Get yourself...More

Thank Geriann R
Reviewed 17 July 2017

First time visitors... Walked in near the end of the dinner rush... had to wait a few minutes. Didn't realize we could have been seated immediately outside on the patio... a little thing... Food was quite good and reasonably priced for what we got... Calamari...More

Thank Raymond A
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I found the Backyard on TripAdvisor so we ate hear with my brother and his wife on a Wednesday evening. The ambiance, service and food were excellent. Our server Erica made some really good suggestions so I unless you know what you want their advice...More

Thank mjd5547
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Enjoy a great cup of coffee on your way to Rehoboth! Coffee cafe right inside and the barista will give you a nice hot cup made to order.

Thank Kathy W
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Non-descript restuarant from the outside, however, inside this has a nice, clean, industrial vibe. Service was quick and efficient and the food was home-style - top notch. Nice little bar that would make later in the day a fun adventure. Generous portions - tasty and...More

Thank jerzeegolfer
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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
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
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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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