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Best American Restaurants in Wilmington


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A photo of Columbus Inn restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Wilmington
Booked 13 times today
Columbus Inn, a favorite among locals, provides an exceptional American dining experience. Praised for its blend of traditional flavor and creative presentation, the food is consistently described as "amazing," "flavorful," and "fresh." The seafood cobb, the scallops, and the prosciutto have all been acknowledged by customers for their outstanding quality. The Inn has an attention to detail that extends beyond the food to the fine dining and vibrant atmosphere, which some guests have described as "energetic" and "pub-like." The establishment has also been lauded for its meticulous COVID precautions, ensuring a safe dining experience for all. With a staff that's notably professional and attentive, the Columbus Inn offers a truly delightful American dining experience.
A photo of Iron Hill Brewery - Wilmington restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Wilmington
Booked 12 times today
The Iron Hill Brewery located in Wilmington consistently delivers an excellent culinary experience, as highlighted by numerous reviews. Patrons note an "amazingly delicious" menu – from the "spot on" German items to a hummus Mediterranean wrap, paired with equally impressive beer selections. Its line-up ranges from a light lager to a Russian Imperial Stout, with a particularly recommended Broad St. Bully IPA, ensuring there's "something for everybody". The restaurant's commitment to quality is demonstrated by the awards won for their beer, year after year. The dedicated staff, like Mickey and Brian who impress with their beer knowledge and service, complete the Iron Hill experience.
A photo of Banks' Seafood Kitchen & Raw Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Wilmington
Booked 9 times today
Banks' Seafood Kitchen & Raw Bar is highly praised for its exceptional quality of seafood in Wilmington. A series of positive reviews underscore the freshness of its offerings, from the griddled Louisiana wahoo and shrimp, Faroe Island salmon, to the finest oysters. The Clams Casino is particularly acclaimed as the best anyone could find. Patrons also appreciate the chef's presence, overseeing the quality, ensuring a top-notch dining experience. The restaurant's beautiful setting overlooking the water adds to the appeal, as well as their attentive service. The seafood at Banks' Seafood Kitchen & Raw Bar is consistently fresh, delicious, and well-prepared, making it a must-visit for seafood enthusiasts.
A photo of The Garden at Bardea restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Wilmington
Booked 6 times today
The Garden Wilmington is highly revered for its contemporary American cuisine, perfect for any occasion. Patrons often celebrate special moments such as birthdays, praising its vibrant ambiance as the perfect setting for a ladies' night out, and even expressing that it surpasses certain venues in Philadelphia. The restaurant provides a serene and charming setting that's praised by customers, with superb service that enhances the overall dining experience. Additionally, the restaurant has been acknowledged for its delightful bites that are ideal for a quick yet savory meal. Patrons particularly enjoy their time on the patio, promising to return for another lovely evening.
A photo of Ciro Food And Drink restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Wilmington
Located on the Riverfront in Wilmington, Delaware, Ciro Food and Drink is a celebrated restaurant known for its innovative approach to contemporary American cuisine. The restaurant's intimate, relaxed setting is matched by its exceptional service, with reviewers often highlighting the staff's welcoming and customer-focused demeanor. Diners frequently praise the restaurant's creative menu, citing the exquisite food, masterfully prepared by the highly commended chef. One patron described their dining experience as a "surprise explosion of flavor with each mouthful", while another recommended the five-course tasting menu for its perfection. The dishes made using the finest local ingredients illustrate the restaurant’s commitment to supporting local farmers. Ciro Food and Drink's exceptional quality and service makes it a must-visit for anyone in the Wilmington area.
A photo of Krazy Kat's at The Inn at Montchanin Village restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Wilmington
Booked 7 times today
Krazy Kat's at The Inn at Montchanin Village is highly acclaimed for its exceptional farm-to-table cuisine. Reviewers frequently praise the restaurant's creative menu and excellent food quality, highlighting dishes like black grouper, blackened salmon, and pan-seared espresso-crusted venison. The unexpected food combinations, such as Brussels sprouts with chili cherry gastrique, demonstrate the talent of a top-notch chef. Moreover, Krazy Kat's also impresses with its well-spaced tables, professional service, and comfortable ambiance. Patrons appreciate the quiet, relaxing environment, which enhances their dining experience. Summarizing the sentiment of many, one reviewer recommends Krazy Kat's as a "must-do" for its exceptional food and service.
A photo of River Rock Kitchen-Westin Wilmington restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Wilmington
River Rock Kitchen-Westin Wilmington stands as a perfect emblem of good Contemporary American cuisine. As the reviews suggest, patrons uniformly laud the quality of the food, with dishes being described as "AMAZING", "hot and fresh", "seasoned to perfection", and "served to temperature". The menu is inclusive, catering to both vegan and non-vegan palates. The remarkable service is another point of praise, marked by promptness, friendliness, and attentiveness. Whether it's for a leisurely breakfast, a business lunch, or a pre-game dinner, this restaurant is highly recommended by its guests. The atmosphere is also praised, being described as quiet, thus making it an ideal locale for any occasion.
A photo of 322 BBQ | Hill Donut Co. & Pancake House restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Wilmington
Booked 2 times today
Experience the best of both the Smoke House at 322 BBQ and the BEST Brunch at Hill Donut Co. & Pancake House in North Wilmington, DE. Under the expert guidance of Chef David Wiederholt, 322 BBQ serves up slow smoked BBQ that has captured the hearts of locals and visitors alike—the award-winning Smoked Brisket is a must try along with the Triple Smoked Candied Bacon. Guests can savor authentic BBQ in a laid-back, family-friendly atmosphere with a full Bar.Same place different time of day, Hill Donut Co. & Pancake House tempts with its 20+ kinds of huge handmade brioche donuts and a dozen flavors of fluffy pancakes, establishing itself as a morning favorite. Not to miss the brisket hash, and fried chicken egg and cheese.Visit us online at 322bbq.com and hilldonuts.com to discover more about our unique dining experiences. Whether you're in the mood for savory slow-smoked meats or artisanal sweets, our team welcomes you to indulge in the flavors that make each visit memorable.
A photo of White Dog Cafe Glen Mills restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Glen Mills
Booked 26 times today
The White Dog Cafe in Glen Mills is an exemplar of high-quality American cuisine. From the delicious Maryland Crab Dip starter to the hearty Green Meadow Farm Double Cheddar Burger and the delightful Vanilla Bean Creme Brulee dessert, their menu is a testament to their commitment to farm-fresh, local ingredients and innovative, flavorful dishes. Praise from guests consistently highlights the restaurant's exceptional food, service, and ambiance. Whether customers are there for brunch or dinner, they are guaranteed a memorable dining experience. As quoted from the reviews, it's always a "wonderful dining experience in a setting we love," and the menu is described as "fantastic American grill offering." The White Dog Cafe's dedication to providing excellent service and using local, seasonal ingredients truly sets it apart as a beloved and noteworthy American dining establishment.
A photo of Terrain Cafe – Glen Mills restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Glen Mills
Booked 103 times today
Terrain Café, located in Glen Mills, prides itself on providing standout Contemporary American cuisine. Customers frequently praise the cozy and welcoming atmosphere, characterized by the rustic decor and tropical plants that create a garden-like ambiance. The menu is known for being remarkably fresh, with creatively prepared dishes that captivate all the senses. Notable favorites from the reviews include the notably tasty French toast, the mushroom frittata, the beet salad, and the unique flowerpot bread. The attentive and friendly staff also contribute to the café's charm. It's clear that Terrain Café consistently meets and often surpasses customer expectations across all aspects of dining.

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Discover best American restaurants in Wilmington

Discover the heart of American cuisine in Wilmington, Delaware, where a diverse range of restaurants offers an authentic taste of classic and contemporary dishes. From farm-to-table experiences in quaint settings to upscale dining by the riverside, Wilmington's dining scene caters to all palates with a special emphasis on fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. Each establishment prides itself on creating a unique ambiance, combining excellent service with culinary excellence to ensure a memorable dining experience for all guests. Whether you're in the mood for expertly prepared seafood, succulent steaks, or innovative American classics, Wilmington's restaurants consistently deliver top-tier cuisine and service. Patrons often highlight the comfortable atmospheres and the personal touch in service as key factors in their satisfactory dining adventures. With a focus on quality and customer experience, Wilmington's American dining venues stand out as must-visit destinations for both locals and visitors alike. Immerse yourself in a culinary journey through Wilmington's vibrant American cuisine landscape, where every meal is prepared with passion and every visit is an opportunity for a delightful discovery.

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