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Thanksgiving in Rehoboth

jenpalex Oct 8, 2007 05:31 PM

Can't decide if we're staying in or going out. Has anyone had decent experiences with Thanksgiving dinner at the beach? Espuma, my first choice is, sadly, closed.

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    nickdanger RE: jenpalex Oct 10, 2007 10:19 AM

    You may not find a lot open for dinner. Dogfish could be an option

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      kmcdonne RE: nickdanger Oct 11, 2007 05:04 AM

      Oh how awful, Dogfish on a good day is lousy food but for a special occasion? Drink a lot of beer.

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      agentoffortune RE: jenpalex Oct 18, 2007 05:01 AM

      I'm not 100% certain, but I believe Victoria's on the Boardwalk serves Thanksgiving dinner. If so, you'll get great food and a fantastic view of the ocean.

      If you're willing to take a thirty minute drive down Coastal Highway, Harpoon Hannah's (right on the Fenwick Island/Ocean City border) does a Thanksgiving dinner package each year. Make reservations early and request a table by the window overlooking the water.

      I'm a long-time fan of both restaurants, although Hannah's has taken on something of a college-hangout type feel during the summer months with the Tiki bar on the outdoor deck. Nevertheless, the restaurant inside appeals to the over-30 crowd and consistently serves quality food.

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        jenpalex RE: agentoffortune Oct 24, 2007 03:57 PM

        Ah, thanks! Harpoon Hannah's website says they're doing Thanksgiving, so that's definitely an option.

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          42duffy RE: jenpalex Oct 25, 2007 05:32 PM

          might someplace like The Buttery in Lewes be an option? seems like the type of place that may have a Thanksgiving menu!!!

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        shammelman RE: jenpalex Nov 7, 2007 08:15 AM

        Someone else suggested The Buttery in Lewes. I have gone there for the past four years for Thanksgiving. traditional menu and pretty good. They get booked up VERY quickly and will want a credit card to hold the reservations (and they do not take Amex). It is quite nice, and they always have a good selection of wine. I do think they may have their last seating at 6 or 7, tho.

        1. JenBoes RE: jenpalex Nov 7, 2007 01:08 PM

          If you strike out on restaurant dining, there is a new gourmet food shop/bistro at the Five Points complex in Lewes that is preparing take-out Thanksgiving dinners - turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie, etc. It's in the same complex as Bad Hair Day. I saw their flyer the other day - could be good.

          I wonder if Nage is serving Thanksgiving dinner? That is one of my favorite spots - don't be put off that it is in a strip mall.

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            jlwnc RE: JenBoes Nov 8, 2007 04:12 PM

            Nage rocks. It and Cafe Azafran are top notch. The rest of Lewes...not so much.

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              Lewes17266 RE: JenBoes Nov 15, 2008 06:19 AM

              The Five Points restaurant is called Fisher Bay Gourmet. They are catering Thanksgiving dinner again this year and it is very good.

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              spicygal RE: jenpalex Nov 17, 2008 05:03 PM

              You may want to see if the Back Porch is open. I've never had a bad meal there.

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                tommybear RE: jenpalex Nov 19, 2008 08:40 PM

                I don't know if they are doing it again this year, but several times in the past a group from my church has gone to the Atlantic Seafood Company (in the Atlantic Sands Hotel) on the boardwalk for a FABULOUS buffet Thanksgiving meal. At about $20 it was a tremendous value and excellent food with a view of the ocean to boot.

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                  tommybear RE: jenpalex Nov 19, 2008 08:55 PM

                  Me again.... I just found out on the Boardwalk Plaza website that Victoria's is doing a buffet for $39.95. The menu is listed on the website and looks impressive. Lots of seafood and interested sides along with traditional favorites. Reservations are required.

                  1. Lewes17266 RE: jenpalex Nov 23, 2008 03:04 PM

                    There are so many restaurants advertising their Thanksgiving offerings in the Cape Gazette so be sure to pick one up. You will have many great choices at all price ranges.

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                      billrau RE: jenpalex Nov 21, 2013 12:09 PM

                      Zebra is open, serving Thnxg dinner and I've had it there a few times. They always do a nice job.

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