Great place for fine dining in Wilmington. Definitely worth a try.
The taste and quality of the food was very good but the portions were very disappointing. I know it was Restaurant Week, but in my mind the portions should be the same as any other night. It is a chance to bring in new business so they try the food and want to come back. When you serve (2) scallops as an entrée, we will not be back.
Went for restaurant week and got the 3-course special menu. The food was very good but the portions were really skimpy. I am not one to focus on portion size since I think many restaurants give you way too much food. I like to focus on quality rather than quality however I ordered the scallops for my entree which was 2 scallops and a small amount of succotash with it. I thought that was a bit ridiculous. They could have given you 3 or 4 at least. This is why I gave a mediocre rating on value. Thank goodness that dessert was included otherwise I would have left hungry.
The atmosphere is casual and with an upscale feel. Excellent wine list at reasonable prices. Dinner menu limited but covers most entrees, (Beef, Fish, Chicken,). With a few unique and varied fare. Pricing Representative for an upscale restaurant
Domaine Hudson sets the bar very high for civilized people who enjoy superbly crafted food and excellent service. I am always reminded of what a pure delight dining out can be when I eat there. The professionalism of the service is especially noteworthy -- attentive but not intrusive. My only unfulfilled desire is for DH to offer lunch more often.
The food was fantastic. The wine list was fairly extensive. The bourbon list was great. The beer list left much to be desired. I did not like my table and realized it more as the evening progressed. They understood my feelings and said I would never have that same table again. I will be back for sure. Do yourself a favor and dine here. You will love it.
Went to Domaine Hudson to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Service was great as was our food!
Our waitress, Elizabeth, was fantastic as was the service. The food was good but not imaginative. The cheese/meat appy was quite good however the toast was a bit charred. Same goes for the carrots served with the steak. The pasta dish was a bit bland. Presentation of the dishes was good. The dessert of bread pudding was yummy.
All in all, the 3 course meal with a bottle of wine is a great value. We will try it again.
Absolutely delicious and the service was excellent! Worth going to.
We were very happy with every aspect of our visit to Domaine Hudson. The server was knowledgeable and responsive. The food was outstanding. We are willing to try anything at D.H.
The only less than perfect aspect is that it is a small place and many times we've been there we have found a group of folks on a business dinner which can tend to be a bit more noisy. However, that will not stop us from returning, again and again.
This is our favorite restaurant in Wilmington. Great service, great ambiance, and fantastic food. Try it soon!
Domaine Hudson proved to be a delicious if expensive choice. The service was pleasant and the room beautifully appointed.
Sharing a first course, the mixed green salad proved enough for two. And, the pork belly starter set the stage for the delectable flavors to follow. My pan roasted whole Dorade was prepared perfectly as was my partner's Diver's scallops entree.
When wishing to dine well or celebrate a special event Domaine Hudson would be a wise reservation.
Our meal was lovely. our server, Patricia, was efficient, gracious, and helpful. we were a party of 3, and one is Jewish, observing Passover. Patricia listened to his concerns and made sure everything came out as ordered.
Domaine Hudson's wines-by-the-glass list is extraordinary, too.
Great Food, Great Wine, Great Service. We had a great dinner. I would recommend this place to anyone seeking a fine dining experience.
Overall a great meal. New chef but quality is even better than before. Currently I think it’s the Best restaurant in the Wilmington. Kennett Chadds ford area
This restaurant never disappoints! Food is excellent!
Domaine Hudson continues to consistently provide creative and fabulous food and new dishes. The relatively new chef has brought a special new flare and has been wonderful each time we returned. The new Tagliatelli pasta dish was out of this world, as well as the scallop risotto main course.
Our favorite server is Javier, who delivers special service and knows you by name. It is also a great place to enjoy a nice cocktail or taste new wines with small pours and some food while sitting at the lovely bar.
The food is always good, with very interesting combinations of tastes and textures. The servers are well-trained and make excellent recommendations from the wine list. Domaine Hudson is definitely our favorite special occasion restaurant.
Best restaurant in the State!!
Ordered pre-fixe. Portions for entree smaller than usual. Service was excellent.
We've been in this restaurant 6 times since my first review in April 2016. Each coming time the experiences were slowly but surely moving from amazing to great, to good, to not so good, to disappointing and finally the last visit was just plain awful. Food varied from very mediocre to tasteless and in case of beet soup (which was bland as baby food) and sweetbreads appetizer (which they probably forgot even to salt) just uneatable. Service was VERY, VERY SLOW. Drinks are mediocre and expansive. Value for all frustration we've received was really bad (even after manager didn't charged us for uneatable items).
The first restaurant in Wilmington to totally meet and exceed our expectations. The food was just right ... smaller portions but right for the prix fixe 4 course meal. Innovative menu choices executed and presented in a beautiful, but not pretentious way. The beet soup was excellent (and the yogurt/fennel combination a nice contrast in just the right quantity); the rabbit tortellini rich but nicely done; the Diver scallops and venison were cooked perfectly and the accompaniments (using a variety of local mushrooms and a crispy polenta with the venison) complemented the entrees perfectly. The wine list is wide and interesting with a very wide price range -- something for everyone. We enjoyed the flights and the availability of smaller servings by the glass which allow for tasting several different wines or varying by course.
Altogether, a terrific experience which will draw us back. (Go early as Friday night after 6 becomes noisy.)
Great menu and cooking. We chose DH because Chef D'Amico took over the kitchen recently and we have enjoyed his skill and creativity through several of his venues, starting with Eclipse. the Snapper Crudo was a perfect starter. May partner's venison was perfectly prepared and well-presented and I chose the duck and rabbit cassoulet out of curiosity to see if Patrick could short-cut this difficult dish and produce something worthwhile. I was delighted.
Visited for the first time on Friday night. Friendly staff, nice atmosphere, and semi-crowded bar (not a bad thing). We were given a table right away - place was busy, but not packed. Honestly, the food was phenomenal. My date had duck/rabbit cassoulet, and I had the tagliatele. Both were outstanding. Fois gras and cheese plate appetizers were also wonderfully presented, and delicious. Wine list is extensive at all price ranges, which is very appreciated. I've spent more at places in Philadelphia, and gotten far lower quality food. This is a keeper. It was my date's birthday, and the chef gave her a 2nd portion of the cassoulet because she raved about it so much - nice gift (not included on the bill). Wonderful time - we'll be back.
The place is on the small side so seating can be a bit tight, but overall it was pleasant. Cheese board was nicely prepared and paired well with the chutney and honeycomb. We had a 4 course meal with a salad, pasta, sea scallops and dessert. The plates are on the small side and some could use a bit more flavor but we were both very satisfied with this place.
A great night out. Our first visit but we will be back. Food was amazing, service was just right, friendly and took care of us but gave us our privacy too. We did the prefix menu as first timers, the sea scallops were awesome. Can’t go wrong for a great night out.
Wonderful food, drinks and service! The 5-course dinner with wine pairings was amazing!
The food was exceptional, and each course [we got one of the Valentine's specials and one regular entree, just to mix things up] was tastier than the one before. Our entrees were tuna, salmon and scallops, all of which were exceptional. They have an incredible wine list; however, if you are not well-versed with wines, this will be overwhelming. They paired the five courses and their pairings were good choices. They absolutely complimented the food they accompanied. My only pause is the cost. This is not an inexpensive restaurant. In fact, I don't know that we have ever paid this amount for a meal for two, other than at a Brazilian steakhouse in Washington, DC.
Wine pairing amounts were a bit precisely small. Atmosphere was lovely, service was good.
Easily one of the best restaurants in Delaware with friendly, yet professional, service, an incredible wine list, a lovely atmosphere, and food that is consistently excellent. Javier was our server... he explained the food without pushing it, was knowledgeable about the wines, had a wonderful personality, and he quite obviously loves Domaine Hudson and all the happy diners.
have not been here for ages and was eager to see how it was now that pat d’amico is running the kitchen. the meal was spectacular. best venison i’ve had in a decade. perfect foie gras with a sweet and salty garnish on a fine brioche. rabbit tortellini was near perfect. well worth a visit. wonderful wine selection. impeccable service. top tier restaurant. d’amico knows his stuff.
Never have I had a bad meal/experience. Best restaurant in Wilmington.
We dined on Valentines Day and had the special menu. Every course was delicious. Our server was very personable, attentive and knowledgeable. We used to dine here often and had not been there in about a year. They haven’t missed a beat in terms of ambiance, food quality and service. A very nice evening!
The Valentines Day menu was not up to the usual high standard of Domain Hudson and was over priced. I will go back but only on a regular menu day.
The meal was mixed in quality. We opted for the Valentines Prix Fixe. Bisque was average with tough lobster as garnish. Endive salad was impressive. Lamb was excellent but the cauliflower was hardly edible: dry, hard, tasteless. I did not care for the chocolate dessert, which was dense. I ate about half of it. Overall, I was disappointed to pay $130 and not feel I had an excellent meal.
We have been to this restaurant two times and both times there was an unacceptable one hour plus wait for entrees after we were seated. We don't plan to return.
We loved the waiter. ( forgot his name: older man. He told, after we asked, that he is front Mexico.
Nice meal, but very pricey relatively speaking.
Service very good. Food came out a little slow, but it was OK since we were just relaxing and eating. Javier did a very nice job.
Food quality was very good.
Cost might prevent me from returning.
I would say that this restaurant was just, good. There wasn't anything exceptional, but it was a tasty meal in a cute restaurant.