The Green Room at the Hotel du Pont
The Green Room at the Hotel du Pont

The Green Room at the Hotel du Pont

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.hoteldupont.com/
  • Phone: 3025943154x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:00am, Saturday - Sunday: 7:00am - 10:30am; Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 6:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday, Saturday: 6:00pm - 9:30pm; Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 1:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary French
  • Executive Chef: Keith Miller C.E.C.
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Farm to Table, High Tea, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Private Party Contact: Richard Slutter 3025943256x

Getting there

  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: Hotel valet and self-parking available. Valet parking is complimentary for all dinner patrons.
A word from The Green Room at the Hotel du Pont
Enjoy French cuisine in the Green Room, in an unforgettable setting of fumed oak paneling, coffered oak beamed ceiling, gold chandeliers, Italian mosaic and original oil paintings.


Music is played weekends from the musicians gallery overlooking the restaurant. The Green Room at the Hotel du Pont is winner of the Four-Diamond AAA Award for 29 consecutive years, and Wine Spectators "Best of Award of Excellence" for 2013.


The Green Room features a colorful combination of new and old; including shimmering draperies, comfortable wingback chairs, and Versace patterned china. The legendary elegance and comfort of the historic Green Room are complemented by a fresh, seasonally-inspired menu under the direction of Executive Chef Keith Miller and Sous Chef Philip Dersch. An award-winning wine collection and impeccable service combine for an unforgettable fine dining experience.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
The Green Room at the Hotel du Pont reviews from OpenTable diners
39 reviews since May 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.3
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.7
    Noise LevelQuiet
81% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (26)romantic (23)fit for foodies (17)great for brunch (15)great for lunch (8)notable wine list (8)good for groups (5)neighborhood gem (3)scenic view (1)Show More
  • WE were celebrating graduation
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 5/25/2013
    WE were celebrating graduation as a family. Our table was lovely, the food was great, the atmosphere was wonderful, they had a piano player playing. Wonderful night!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delightful dining
    mom2grads
    Dined on 5/25/2013
    We made an early reservation for a large party to celebrate three college graduations and we were very very pleased. Service was superb, food delightful and the wine list extensive. Our waitress was adept in helping us select wines for the table that were both excellent and within our budget. A pianist located in the alcove above the dining area provided quiet entertainment, but did not interfere with conversation. Portions as to be expected here were not large, but were elegantly presented. The surf and turf was the exception; with two portions of filet, it could have been shared The saute special- corvina with lobster rice had big chunks of lobster (whole claw meat in one case) with a perfectly prepared portion of the fish.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Elegant & historic
    PaulS
    Dined on 5/23/2013
    100 yr old room. Service was very good, staff knowledgeable about history of hotel and restaurant. Pricing was reasonable. Good for business clients and romantic dinners. Free valet parking.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Surpise Dinner Group Finale
    Superfine
    Dined on 5/17/2013
    DInner for four, with one who had never been to the Green Room, and he was not disappointed - excellent setting and wait staff, who were solicitious but not hovering. Food was excellent as expected in such a reputable restaurant, with courses arriving at perfect intervals. Not one complaint of food, service and ambience - 5-star experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best U.S. Hotel Restaurant
    NDCL60
    Dined on 5/17/2013
    Another memorable meal in what is America's finest hotel restaurant. It transports you to another world.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, notable wine list, romantic, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable, but
    Marnie
    Dined on 5/15/2013
    Beautuful atmosphere, excellent service; however, the food was not what was expected. For the price of the evening the value was not there. Perhaps another time
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful
    Sweetie
    Dined on 5/14/2013
    Consistently excellent. And the deserts. Ooh la la.
    Special Features:
    Romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Too few staff was working
    foody
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    Too few staff was working the Buffet tables, the food was so picked over that I felt I was at a best western motel instead of the Hotel DuPont. What food I was able to get was very good, but they seemed to be running out of everything. Not worth the price. On a good note: the waiter working our table was the best, he worked very hard to overcome what he know was missing from the Hotel DuPont’s experience he gets top marks for his very skilled service.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Mother Day
    Allie
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    We brought my mom for Mother's Day; they were wonderful. The only snag? Their valets were pretty slow with our car.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • over-rated at best
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 5/11/2013
    After living in the area for many years, we decided to finally try The Green Room. The fact that it has a 28 for food from Zagat is shocking. The food was awful and the service mediocre. I don't know what they put in the pan molded crab cake, but it tasted like cat food. We live on the Eastern shore and have rarely had a crab cake that was so bad. The grouper and lobster special was tasteless and completely dried out either as a result of overcooking, sitting under the heat lamp forever, or both. The hotel and surroundings exude historic charm, but that is where the good part of the experience begins and ends. Do yourself a favor: stop by for one of their famous almond macaroons and to take in the surroundings, but DO NOT eat!!!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Out of their way
    Lauren
    Dined on 5/11/2013
    In the comment section of our reservation we noted that we would need gluten-free options. Not only was everything prepared GF, but they even had GF bread on the table..that never happens! They made us feel very special. It was a great celebration for mother's day!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very nice for Mother's Day lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 5/11/2013
    Food was excellent, as was the staff. Beautifully decorated.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Special Occasion
    Edward
    Dined on 5/10/2013
    The Green Room was the best restaturant I could think of to bring that special person - and she loved it!
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special Evening Out
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 5/4/2013
    I selected The Green Room for a special evening out when my mother was in town to celebrate Mother's Day. We had tickets for the evening show at the DuPont Theater, and with their available Prix Fixe menu, it was a great option. The restaurant was beautifully appointed, and the piano music was very nice. The service was outstanding, as were our menu choices. Overall, it was a wonderful experience. Many restaurants claim to have a five star dining experience, but The Green Room has truly earned the rating.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, notable wine list, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love to be pampered
    NewcomerVIP
    Dined on 5/1/2013
    The Green Room provides a noteworthy experience for dinner with high marks for service, food quality, and old world charm.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • It is much better to go for
    Twin
    Dined on 4/27/2013
    It is much better to go for early dinner. Valet parking seems a must and it is free for dinner only.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very special dining gem!
    Three4dinnerVIP
    Dined on 4/26/2013
    Fantastic food! Best of our restaurant week outings. Strawberry gazpaucho soup was amazing, duck entree was lean and absolutely outstanding. Desserts delicious. Veggie side dishes were perfect: creamy mashed potatoes and au natural mixed vegetables. Really a special place!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Wonderful place to take
    123lynn
    Dined on 4/26/2013
    A Wonderful place to take a friend or family to dine food and service is outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This restaurant is elegant,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 4/26/2013
    This restaurant is elegant, and the service is quite refined and attentive. The food was marvelous. I had a tender chicken breast - it almost melted in my mouth.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dont Come During Restaurant Week
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/26/2013
    We came during restaurant week. I ordered the chicken meal. It was a dried out and the portion was very small. My sister's salmon looked dry, as well. I sent my chicken meal back and ordered the short ribs off of the regular menu. Delicious..Also, the pea soup was very good. The dessert bar was ok. My server was not very good. She was just fair. She slammed plates on the table and just didnt exute care..Overall, the ambiance and food presentation are always worth coming back for...I had good food and service the previous time I came. Perhaps, coming during restaurant week wasn't a good idea.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Small group took an old friend
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/26/2013
    Small group took an old friend to celebrate his birthday with breakfast. Perfect choice!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We decided to participate
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/25/2013
    We decided to participate in this year's Dining Out in Wilmington and chose the Green Room. My boyfriend had not been there since he was a child; nearly 40 years ago. Being there again brought back many childhood memories of his visits to the Green Room with his parents for Sunday Brunch and holidays. It was nice to see that the service, ambiance and food were still being upheld to standards from years ago. This is a dining experience we will both remember. And it won't be another 40 years before we come back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Jazzed Up Green Room
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/25/2013
    Impossible to be disappointed with the food or service. Stay away if you're not a fan of Jazz.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • not in the restaurant week
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 4/25/2013
    We went there during the restaurant week and the portions were very very small.. the portions were way too small even compared to the previous restaurant week's.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We ate at the Green Room Tuesday
    JustjackVIP
    Dined on 4/23/2013
    We ate at the Green Room Tuesday night during Wilmington Restaurant week. A good time to eat there when the chefs are allowed to be creative. Our dishes were nothing we have ever seen on the regular menu and very good. The only quibble of the evening was that the service started out very slow. It took 10 minutes to even see water on the table, but after that service improved. We will certainly return for this event as well as the Delaware Dines Out. The chefs always outdo themselves with new tasty combinations.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • WOW!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/23/2013
    Our anniversary just so happened to fall on restaurant week so it was a no-brainer. The food was outstanding. Who ever knew pea soup could taste so good! And yes, they gave us a special dessert for anniversary.I would recommend going to the Green Room at any time.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Regular menu was way too expensive
    Jersey1535
    Dined on 4/22/2013
    Regular menu was way too expensive for regular dining, but we went for restaurant week, and I would go again for such an event. Everything on the wine list was extremely expensive - it was more economical to get a cocktail with twice the amount of alcohol! I spent some time in the Green Room bar, which was beautiful and very old-fashioned looking with comfy chairs, but there was only one bartender, and he wasn't very fast.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A beautiful dining room that's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/20/2013
    A beautiful dining room that's like stepping back into the golden age -- a wonderful place to enjoy a leisurely lunch with an old friend.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Anniversary Dinner
    Kenneth
    Dined on 4/19/2013
    We enjoyed a wonderful meal, with attentive service, in a relaxing atmosphere. Definitely a place to go for quiet and romantic dinner with the one you love!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The Green Room remains one
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/15/2013
    The Green Room remains one of the premiere restaurants in Wilmington. The food is always well prepared. The service is impeccable and the wine list is superb. What else can you say?
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • You have to get the six course
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 4/15/2013
    You have to get the six course blind Chef's tasting menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We thoroughly enjoyed brunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/7/2013
    We thoroughly enjoyed brunch before seeing a show in the DuPont theater. The buffet selection had something for every taste. The piano really was a great addition to the atmosphere. Very friendly happy staff. Will definitely do this again
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not the first time for my
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/6/2013
    Not the first time for my wife and I, and definately not the last. All aspects of the evening was without exception. Preparation was perfect, service was attentive and obscure at the same time. Highly recommend for a romantic dining experience. I was apprehensive about making the online reservation, but it was simple.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • This was my wife's birthday
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 3/26/2013
    This was my wife's birthday dinner, followed by a concert in Hotel DuPont's Gold Ballroom. It was a perfect evening! At the end of the meal, my wife said, "We should come here more often!"
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This place is a gem. We had
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 3/23/2013
    This place is a gem. We had breakfast, but a breakfast like no other. The menu was superb, the service quiet, friendly and attentive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We had a lovely evening at
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/22/2013
    We had a lovely evening at The Green Room. The food, from the appetizers to the desserts, was unique and delicious. Part of the enjoyment of the evening is how old and beautiful the dining room is. Everywhere you look there is beauty. We chose the Green Room because it was double wedding anniversary--a 15th and a 55th. We were highly satisfied with our experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Old Warm Charm Exceptional Food --
    ProduceGram
    Dined on 3/19/2013
    What a lovely experience we had recently at the Green Room in the Hotel DuPont. A few close family and I went there to celebrate my husband's 75th birthday. It was truly special. We were treated like royalty. My husband is gluten free and that was no problem at all. Two in our party enjoyed the Chef's Tasting menu and it couldn't have been better. Two of us had the special Scallop and Tuna special which was to die for.... The food and presentation were simply perfection! Cheers for this Old World charm with exceptional chef, food and staff!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • It's an experience you can't miss
    NancyH
    Dined on 3/11/2013
    The Green Room at Hotel du Pont never disappoints. We celebrated our anniversary here, along with our 6-year-old son. It was a very good experience for him, too. We really appreciate a restaurant that accommodates children (by offering food choices just for kids and great service) without dumbing-down the adult menu or sacrificing quality or service. The Green Room handles this superbly. Our frisée and golden beet salads were delicious. The surf-and-turf and scallops entrées were scrumptious. We were too full for dessert, but we got the Hotel's famous complimentary macaroon cookies to go - couldn't pass those up! The decor in the Green Room is comfortable, very ornate and beautiful - never get tired of looking up at that ceiling!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • once again an outstanding
    Zectron
    Dined on 3/9/2013
    once again an outstanding meal! Presentation, service, everything was wonderful. Couldn't ask for anything more or anything to be changed!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • My husband and I thoroughly
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 3/9/2013
    My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our dinner and breakfast in the green room! We have made our visit to the DuPont Hotel a yearly experience and look forward to it. We have never been disappointed and I must say this past visit in March 2013 was without a doubt the best. Our food and service was phenominal. Can't wait to come back!!!! Kudos to the chef and staff!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet