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About Domaine Hudson

Described as “one of Delaware's premier destinations for truly appreciating and understanding the dynamics of upscale food and wine” by The News Journal food critic, Domaine Hudson was awarded 3.5 stars (of 4) and recognized as "Closer to Perfection", and has consistently been providing a place for great wine and food since November 2005. Delaware’s first true wine bar, they offer almost 40 wines to taste in 1½, 3 & 5-oz pours. The award winning wines by the bottle list features a broad array of about 450 old and new world wines & 90+ craft beers. Frequently changing menu items allow the chefs to be creative and focus on quality ingredients. Small plate options, provide a perfect opportunity for wine pairing, or guests can simply choose from full size entrees. Whether you are an experienced oenophile or just want to enjoy some great wine/beer, the servers, who all have a knowledge of what they are pouring, can guide you through a memorable dining experience in an inviting atmosphere.

1314 N Washington Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Dining Bar, Wine Bar

Hours of Operation:
Monday: 5:00 - 10:00 pm
Tuesday: 5:00 - 10:00 pm
Wednesday: 5:00 - 10:00 pm
Thursday: 5:00 - 10:00 pm
Friday: 5:00 11:00 pm
Saturday: 5:00 - 11:00 pm
Sunday: CLOSED - Available Private Event

Cross Street:
Between 13th & 14th Streets

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(302) 655-9463

Website:
http://www.domainehudson.com/

Catering:
Domaine Hudson will cater intimate home dinners, weddings, parties, business dinners and fundraisers for up to 100 guests off site.

Parking Details:
Metered parking in front of the restaurant. Free off-street parking is available after 5 pm in the Christiana Care Annex private parking lot 1/2 block from restaurant. To access the lot, the entrance is at 14th & Washington, immediately before the Washington St. Bridge. From the lot, walk south on Washington Street (toward downtown) about 1/2 block; restaurant is on the left. View a map and directions on our website at http://domainehudson.com/parking.html

Public Transit:
2, 11, 12, 35

Executive Chef:
Dwain Kalup

Private Party Facilities:
Domaine Hudson is the premiere choice for private dining in Wilmington, Delaware. We work with you to custom-tailor a flawless experience for your party, anniversary, wedding celebration, wine tasting, networking event, or business meeting. Your guests will thoroughly enjoy the seasonal cuisine of our culinary team and selections from our award-winning wine list, which OpenTable named one of the top 50 in the U.S.
Our newly renovated dining rooms accommodate private parties from 7 to 70 people, and our state-of-the-art sound system ensures your guests won’t miss a word (or a beat).

Please call or send an email message (bethross@domainehudson.com) to discuss your event and book your room at the best Wilmington, Delaware restaurant.

Catering:
Alternatively, let Domaine Hudson come to you. From gallery openings, social gatherings, and galas to corporate lunches, dinners, and events, Domaine Hudson ensures an effortless, impressive affair.

Private Party Contact:
Beth Ross: (302) 655-9463

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Information on monthly wine dinners and tastings can be found at www.domainehudson.com.

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Domaine Hudson Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.4

value

4.3

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Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (27)
Fit for Foodies (24)
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Romantic (22)
Good for a Date (19)
Notable Wine List (17)
Good for Anniversaries (16)
Good for Birthdays (15)
Quiet Conversation (11)
Tasting Menu (10)
Worth the Drive (10)
Bar Seating (9)
Pre/post Theatre (9)
Business Meals (8)
Neighborhood Gem (8)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Cozy (6)
Authentic (5)
Healthy (4)
Seasonal (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Fun (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Casual (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Good for Groups (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
Hot Spot (1)
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Paleo Friendly (1)
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 2 days ago

Meal was amazing, as was the wine selection. Romantic atmosphere. Our server Javier was extremely knowledgeable and accommodating.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Gluten Free Options
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 2 days ago

As usual, our dinner was excellent! The Pork Belly Brisket was the best I've had...tender, sweet and smoky too. Both Mains (Duck and Beef) were tender and delish. Javier does a wonderful job explaining the menu and making you feel welcome. I wish we could eat here more often!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 2 days ago

The wine was excellent, the food even better. Simple and taken for granted but the bread brought to the table was amazing. The pork belly brisket I had was to die for. My wife’s whole branzino was perfectly prepared. My strip steak was beautifully seared & crispy on the outside and exactly to my medium rare liking on the inside. It’s been a good half year since we’ve been to Domaine Hudson but we’ll be back soon.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

Excellent food. Nice creative menu. Wonderful attentive service. A superb dining experience. Looking forward to a return visit. Cannot say enough about how all was well done. A really good restaurant.

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Excellent food and service...very nice ambiance...looking forward to next visit

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Wonderful place. The food was excellent. The plating was beautiful.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Domain Hudson continues to be my favorite special occasion spot in Wilmington. Everything from the creative and uniquely named cocktails to the delectable and not overly sweet dessert exceeded my expectations. Their customer service and attention to detail does not go unnoticed. We only go to this establishment about once or twice a year, but we are always greeted warmly by Javier, who goes above and beyond to make sure we have a wonderful experience. The food is extremely well-balanced and it is evident that a lot of thought and precision go into making each dish. One dish that really stood out last night was the pork belly brisket, which my husband and I both said ranks as one our top 10 favorite things we've eaten. Can't wait to return!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Oh the flavors! Our truffle pasta was a LITTLE disappointing (delicious but lacking truffle flavors which was why we ordered it) but EVERYTHING else was amazing! Pork belly was perfect (the fats were great with our Spanish wine), our duck main dish was unbelievable and my apple mousse at dessert was unbelievable! Add to it a fabulous wine list with a great array of non-ordinary /non-boring wines with a reasonable price range and it is a great night! Domaine Hudson can compete with restaurants in markets like NY or D.C. so in a small market like Wilmington it is a godsend!

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Every aspect of going to Domain Hudson was wonderful. We had canceled our reservation at a Philadelphia restaurant to go somewhere closer to home. Our second visit since last Spring. We were not disappointed.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great dinner, excellent, knowledgeable server.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 20, 2017

The food and service are excellent, but the noise level due to the tight accomodations degrades the ambiance especially when there is a large table in the vicinity of your table. The night we were there, my wife and I need to shout to hear each other speak because everyone in the restaurant were trying to speak over one another. We felt that the price of the food was not worth the value of having to endure the loudness of our surroundings.

Tags: Business Meals
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Limited but great menu. Tried the fixed price - super
Will certainly be back. Don't know why it took us so long to discover this place

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Excellent cheese offerings. Sommelier made excellent wine recommendation for our mains. Food was delicious and unique. Enjoyed the entire experience.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 19, 2017

We went for an anniversary dinner and we were not disappointed. We are from Massachusetts touring the Brandywine area and wanted an exceptional restaurant for our anniversary dinner. We found it and it was as good as any in the Berkshires of Massachusetts, and we have some very good places. An additional non food treat is the presentation of the wine list, tablet style. Loved it all and wish we lived closer as we would frequent often.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Domaine Hudson is a lovely location for a private/personal dinner. You are welcomed-in to the restaurant with kindness and attended to respectfully throughout the dining experience. My husband and I celebrated my birthday, and when first looking at the menu, I became discouraged due to all of my various food allergies. The menu is limited, and I was allergic to at least one ingredient in each listed item. With this said, our server was very understanding of my concerns, and said that she would speak with the chef to see what could be done. Let’s just say that my meal was amazing, cooked exactly as I wanted, minus the ingredients that would have caused an allergic reaction. I had the roasted duck, and it was THE best duck that I’ve ever eaten. My mood definitely lifted, and I asked our server to thank the chef. Also, seeing that we were celebrating my birthday, I received a voucher for $20.00 off my next meal of $50.00 spent. We will definitely be returning.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Two for two on OUTSTANDING experiences. Looking forward to #3 sooner rather than later!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Nice meal and nice service.

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 (Houston)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Neat bistro feel...took forever to get drinks and had to remind server to bring vino...pork belly was good. Pasta so-so, salad uninspiring. table cramped. Dropped 4 bills...last visit.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 5, 2017

My wife and I tried out DH based on various Internet reviews. We dined on a Thursday because of their $95 date night special that included charcuterie, entrees, desserts, and a bottle of wine. Nice deal, but our waiter did not appear to be a fan. His demeanor toward us cooled substantially after we ordered, and basically put a damper on the experience. We will definitely give DH another try because the food was quite good. Hopefully the waiter will be in a better mood. We did leave a $20 dollar bill as a tip.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 2, 2017

It was a slow night the evening we visited so the noise level was not an issue. Had it been a busy evening, the closeness of the tables might inhibit conversation.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 30, 2017

AWESOME!!!! It's been a few years but it was excellent - even better than I remembered. The charcuterie board with cheese was outstanding - worth the visit just for that. And the entrees were also outstanding.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on September 25, 2017

Hadn't been to Domaine Hudson for a few years; decided to celebrate our anniversary there. Food and service were excellent. We will return in December for my birthday and use the $20 gift card we were given.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Outstanding! Whenever we pass through Wilmington, this is our go-to preference. Well worth the drive.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 19, 2017

Domaine Hudson never disappoints. I went for an anniversary dinner and was immediately seated at a quiet corner table. The food was excellent, and the chef split our portions so we could share. The wine was, of course, amazing. Very excited to return.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Great food and service! We have been here several times and it has always been an enjoyable experience!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Excellent three(3) course meal during Brandywine Restaurant Week; Javier was superb in describing selections and attentive to our table. Taste(s) and presentations were great and finding a wine offering of sparkling rose' was an extra treat. DM is one of the best restaurant in the greater PHL/WIL area.....hands down!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 16, 2017

We have been to the restaurant many times, but we're disappointed this visit. The food was fine, but not up to Domaine Hudson standards. Our server was terrible- also atypical for this restaurant. We haven't will try again.

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·Dined on September 16, 2017

Excellent service, wine recommendations for pairing of food and just overall great evening!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 14, 2017

It was restaurant week so the place was busy but service was attentive without being intrusive. Food was excellent. Our party tried each of the main courses and all were excellent.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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·Dined on September 12, 2017

Creative cuisine, masterfully prepared, with handcrafted cocktails and the finest wine list this side of New York. The service is attentive and professional, but never overbearing. And the atmosphere is comfortable and relaxed, yet upscale. Domaine Hudson offers a complete dining experience. My wife and I took our daughter here for her 17th birthday and she was treated like the princess she is. We could not have been happier. You will love every minute at this "Best of Delaware" restaurant.

Tags: Fun, Bar Seating, Tasting Menu, Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails, Seasonal, Vibrant Bar Scene, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 12, 2017

Went with a friend for restaurant week. You won't get a better deal but well worth the regular menu prices. The food was delicious and service attentive. We will definitely be back.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 8, 2017

We had a lovely dinner for four. All starters and entrees were excellent and the service was just right.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Seasonal, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Wonderful evening with great food and service. Definitely worth the trip.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 30, 2017

Excellent food but menu choices are limited, especially for a frequent diner. There were no specials mentioned and I have dined at this restaurant often with the same menu options. Service was impeccable, and environment is cozy. Wine choices are excellent but the restaurant is more like a good wine bar than a good restaurant.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Cozy
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 30, 2017

Attentive service, excellent food, and great ambiance helped make an outstanding evening!

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·Dined on August 29, 2017

Excellent food (presentation and taste). Service was very accommodating and knowledgeable. Would have been better if the ambiance was a little quieter. It wasn't noisy but quieter to give it a more intimate feel. Other than that we loved it.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Cozy, Good for a Date, Authentic, Business Meals
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 25, 2017

The best restaurant in Delaware. Good small plates and fish out the day. Outstanding wine list by the glass.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Great Beer, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 23, 2017

Service was subpar took long time between service , food was good owner did finally notice and comp a free drink

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·Dined on August 19, 2017

Food and service was great
Great wine and cocktail list

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 17, 2017

We were pleasantly surprised to find the date night menu which was $95 per couple for a 3 course meal including a bottle of wine. Cheese platter for two was excellent, as was the steak with superbly cooked baby vegetables.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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