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  1. Distance: 1.67mi
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  1. Distance: 1.67mi
  2. Distance: 1.77mi
  3. Distance: 1.79mi
  4. Distance: 1.88mi
  1. Distance: 1.67mi
  2. Distance: 1.77mi
  3. Distance: 1.79mi
  4. Distance: 1.88mi

About At The Rail

At the Rail Wine Bar & Grille offers a Contemporary American Cuisine, featuring Award winning Chipotle Clam Chowder, Signature Crab Cakes and a array of Creative menu items. Our award winning wine list highlights beautiful wines from around the globe. From novice to expert, we have the perfect wine for you. Come enjoy hand-crafted cocktails at our dramatic antique bar from 1904 or enjoy an award winning view from our Veranda deck, which overlooks our championship golf course. Unique to At the Rail are custom brass golf bag railings inside the and along the back of the restaurant. Remember, we’re not private, only our recipes are.

777 Delaware Park Blvd
Wilmington, DE 19804
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm;
Bar Open till 6:00pm with Bar Menu (seasonal)

Lunch: Monday - Tuesday 11:30am - 2:00pm
Bar Open till 6:00pm with Bar Menu (seasonal)
Lunch: Wednesday - Saturday 11:30am - 4:30pm;

Dinner: Wednesday - Saturday 4:30pm- 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Rt 7 or Rt 4

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(302) 994-6700

Website:
http://www.whiteclaycreekgolfcourse.com/HTML/attherail.html

Entertainment:
We have live Piano in our restaurant on Friday & Saturday evenings as well as Sunday brunch, featuring Michael Hunter. During the Summer months, we offer entertainment in the form of live bands on our award winning Veranda with views of the golf course.

Parking Details:
Our private parking is offered for your convenience. We also offer a shuttle to and from the casino. Just let us know, and we will be happy to assist you with your transportation needs.

Executive Chef:
Andrew Ramage

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Join us for Happy Hour Monday - Friday including $7.00 Martinis $6 glasses of House Wine, $5.00 Rail drinks, discounted Draft beer and half price appetizers at the bar.

At The Rail Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.1

ambience

4.1

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

86% would recommend it to a friend

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Romantic (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 23, 2015

Restaurant was cold, service was slow, food was okay at best. It didn't make my "must return for another meal" list.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 8, 2015

My husband and I brought two corporate guests with us for a special dinner at The Rail and then followed up with great music at Nomads in Wilmington. Unfortunately the dinner selections were nothing to brag about and during our drive to Nomads we learned the lamb was smothered with a heavy gravy, taking away the taste of lamb and the salmon bland. The service was great and overall the night was a successful with great music at Nomads.

We plan on coming back to The Rail, we're chaulking up the neutral experience to a bad chef day. We've had too many great meals and know we will have others, just as great.

Normally, we chat with Bill Lewis, but we didn't see him and so I sent an earlier email to you, expressing my disappointment of Thursday's meal.

Mae Gaskins

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 3, 2015

My wife and I had a wonderful dinner at the Rail! We enjoyed a delicious 3-course price fixed meal as part of Delaware Dines Out! Everything was perfect ~ appetizer, entrée, and dessert!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 26, 2015

Excellent service..very good food ..however; charging $47 for a $11 bottle of wine turned us off. We go out with groups & I will not recommend the Rail due to over priced wine/liquor charges.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 26, 2015

Great service. The preselected meal option was good too. We had the best waitress who really helped make the evening. Would definitely go back!! Good food. Great live music too!

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 28, 2015

Took 90 minutes juts to get a plate of hummus. Waited so long for drink order I had to go to bar. Ridiculous. Music was so loud couldn't have a conversation

Tags: Scenic View, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 28, 2015

Love this venue! The outdoor balcony with its own bar, live music and fantastic views of the White Clay Creek golf course is unmatched. Food and service is usually fantastic but on this Friday nite they were both lacking. They had a very popular band which had an incredible turnout. And many others for the last nite of live music. The staff and mainly the kitchen couldn't handle the volume. The staff was still pleasant & helpful and management made things right for everyone. I'll definitely go back to this must experience venue for their awesome views & food.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 27, 2015

Great service and free dessert with 2 glasses of Champagne was a great surprise. Good menu and good wine list. Will be back.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 1, 2015

Food and ambience were outstanding... The menu was eclectic enough and provided a good variety of choice selections... The blackened grouper with shrimp and lump crab was superb... Will definitely return.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on June 8, 2015

Nice setting. Good food and cocktail presentation.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on May 30, 2015

We had the family out to dinner for my son's graduation and we all had a great time!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (London)·Dined on May 23, 2015

We had a weekend at Delaware Park including racing, casino and golf which was all great and a local told us that the Rail was supposed to be really good. Food was average at best, service was average and just didn't hit the mark. Probably a great place for lunch.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on May 10, 2015

Went for Mother's Day in 2013 and as a group, we agreed the food was much better then. Quality of food has weakened. Amount of food for items ordered from kitchen (such as french toast & pancakes) was embarrassing. Kid-like portions were brought out. Overall variety of food available also seemed to be weaker than 2 yrs ago. Maybe $35/person isn't much, but it wasn't even worth that amount sadly.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on May 1, 2015

Our experience was wonderful! The food was excellent and our waitress kasey was the best. She took such good care of us. I would recommend At The Rail in a heart beat!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on April 27, 2015

An extremely loud group at the bar almost destroyed the experience, but management very quietly and efficiently helped the group relocate. Well done!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Scenic View
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on April 26, 2015

We came here for brunch with my parents and with our children. It was surprisingly not crowded. There was a big table with a bridal shower taking place, which I thought was a great idea. The piano player added to the relaxing ambiance. Lots of choices of food for everyone. The kids enjoyed the omelet station, bacon, breakfast sausage, parfaits and dessert. My family said the prime rib was very good. Looking forward to coming back again.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on April 5, 2015

Family Easter Brunch: Service was outstanding! Food was great! No wait! Everything that was supposed to be hot was hot; everything that was supposed to be cold was cold! no lines! Could not have been better! We will be coming back for every holiday brunch with the family! They didn't rush us out and they had plenty of kid-friendly foods too.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on March 27, 2015

The crab cakes are amazing! The rack of lamb was also delicious!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on March 21, 2015

Great atomosphere and excellent service, wine list was excellent, food was good but there were not many vegetarian selections.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on March 20, 2015

Service was amazing and made us feel very comfortable .
Great choice in food for dinner / happy hour food & drinks . Hidden gem that more people need to know about for regular occasions !

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Great Beer, Happy Hour
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 16, 2015

Mr. Lewis and his staff made the entire PS&HR team for Pepco Holdings Inc feel welcomed and attended to each of our needs. They were wonderful

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Scenic View
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on March 8, 2015

In today's world who doesn't offer egg whites? Biscuits were hard and bland. Chipped beef lacked any flavor, dessert of frozen cheesecake, bitter mimosa, crunchy pancakes. Only thing worth eating was the prime rib which was flavorful. Friend enjoyed the choc strawberries. Cannot recommend brunch.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 15, 2015

When we arrived the restaurant wasn't busy, we were seated right away and service was fine but once it got busy the service was not good. We had to wait for refills and even the check. I expected more offerings on the buffet and they could have done without the cream chip beef and sausage gravy. My decaf was very good and hot as was the stuffed French toast.

The room was nice and could have been brighter if the coat rack was somewhere else. It definitely took away from the ambiance.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 13, 2015

My wife and I did our Valentines Dinner At the Rail this year and it was perfect.
Not too noisy or overly crowded. The food was excellent, cooked perfectly as requested.
Service was great, very personal and friendly.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 6, 2015

Date night for my wife and I was great! Cheese board was awesome and not a large dinner crowd so it was very romantic. We ended up getting several appetizers instead of dinner. Worked wonderfully. Kudo's to "Christin" our server, very nice and attentive to our needs. We'll be back!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 1, 2015

Very nice place and the service was very good. They need to have a better variety of food to choose from

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 23, 2015

Great experience all in all as usually . Very friendly service , great views and amazing food ! Can't wait to go back for happy hour .

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 15, 2015

Had dinner and drinks at the bar. Everything was wonderful! Brittany was so attentive! We will definately be returning often!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 28, 2014

Great Sunday brunch. Options were endless! Everything was wonderful from the complimentary mimosa to the live piano player. Our server was polite and very welcoming. We will definitely be returning soon!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 28, 2014

We've made a brunch tradition at "The Rail" for many of our special occasions and holidays and will continue to do so for years to come. I just can't say enough wonderful things about this place! From the moment we checked in, we knew these folks really understood what great customer service is all about.

While the place is actually an upscale country club (White Clay Golf Club), the nice folks at "The Rail" always manage to make us feel comfortable and right at home. From the hostess to the gentlemen playing piano to the fine young chief at the omelet station, this place never disappoints. Amanda, our server, was simply outstanding. She was always cheerful, quick to tend to our needs and had that perfect "knack" of appearing exactly when we needed something.

And did I mention the outstanding brunch food? Everything we'd expect and all top shelf quality. On this last visit I tried the included french toast fresh from the kitchen ... absolutely sinful. I'll gladly double up on gym workouts this week just to break even from all those delicious calories!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 29, 2014

Cheese board was the best around!
Lamb chops and scallop dishes were top notch. Service was attentive and professional. Can't wait to return

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 25, 2014

Everything was great except that staff was setting up for the next morning's brunch and resetting tables all around us. We felt that they were rushing us to leave. It became uncomfortable.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 17, 2014

The Rail has always provided great food and outstanding service with the best view anyone could imagine.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 27, 2014

Really enjoyed the Delaware dines out menu! Food was outstanding

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 27, 2014

Excellent meal, very attentive wait staff. Will definitely go again, the regular menu was very tempting.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 26, 2014

My dining experience was mixed. The food was very good indeed, and while it would bring us back, the room itself was part bar and part dining room. Since this is a place where golfers come after their game, and people come for happy hour, etc. there was a lot of people traffic. It was very noisy with the people at the bar, with an excellent pianist playing in the background at the same time. Our service was excellent but we waited a long while before anyone noticed we didn't have a server. Once we had one assigned she was above and beyond wonderful.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 25, 2014

Went for DDO. Disappointed that only had selection for entree. But my error, I didn't go online to see menu or we wouldn't have gone. The food we did eat was delicious. Only complaint was noise level was unacceptable. Had to yell to talk to my partner. A shame, since the food was very good but we won't be back.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 20, 2014

I took my husband to "The Rail" restaurant for his 77th birthday. Our oldest son joined us and this was his first time at "The Rail". The food was excellent and our server was very accommodating and friendly. I had the 6 oz. Filet and my husband and son had the NY Strip Steak; everything came to our table as we ordered it and it was absolutely delicious. My husband and I had been to "The Rail" on several previous occasions and were delighted with everything. My husband said "This is the best NY Strip I have ever had in a restaurant." We all were very pleased with our dining experience.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 22, 2014

Everything about the dinner and service was fantastic!

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 9, 2014

There is not much good I can say about our experience at the rail, bar was crowded with golfers watching TV, very loud. A small group of ladies were at a couple of tables, very loud.

Food was below average, service minimal, wait staff overworked, will not return

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