We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Southern Grill of Ellendale

13239 S Old State Rd, Ellendale, DE 19941-3344
+1 302-422-9090
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Restaurant Hours
13239 S Old State Rd, Ellendale, DE 19941-3344
Write a Review
Reviews (78)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We were taken here by family, and it was a great place. Sort of small inside, so you may have to wait. I had the open face meatloaf with yams and everything was amazing. They had a lot of choices for a small place. Worth...More

Thank Deanna C
Reviewed 5 days ago

I had a Hamburger Steak Mash Potatoes and Apple Sauce. Everything was good and the Apple Sauce was amazing.

Thank GaryGeorgia
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

A simple restaurant with a huge menu-- something for everyone and reasonably priced! Two friends had the whiting fish dinner, one fried, the other grilled-- both were nicely done (though the grilled looked better!). Both had sides of homemade mac & cheese (yum!) and collards........More

Thank Carol J
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the cornish hen. This was my second time visiting the Souther Grille and second time ordering the cornish hen. It was delicious and moist. The light gravy was a plus. It was a whole hen! Reasonably priced. I also ordered muskrat stew to...More

Thank Hakim F
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Food like mom would make. Always good. Friendly staff. Pancakes, French toast, or crab cakes and steaks never had a bad experience.

Thank Wanda W
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Had the soft-shelled crab and it was delicious. The staff were very friendly and welcoming and made me feel welcome even though I was alone. The service was quick and efficient and the food was great! I definitely plan on going back there over and...More

Thank Dominic M
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Breakfast was good. Pancakes light and fluffy. Cream chip beef was full of meat. Ham had a nice crust it. Coffee was hot and good. Will definitely try again for maybe dinner at some point.

Thank Donna T
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Nice local restaurant in Sussex County Delaware. Everything was good except my toast was not toasted, just buttered bread (?). The breakfasts were a real bargain. Would recommend.

Thank Taowalker239
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The restaurant has excellent food at fair prices, easy to find on Rt 16. Two major problems flies on the walls year round and you will get a traffic ticket in Ellendale if you decide 25 miles per hour T be fair I no longer...More

Thank Charles Y
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

First and foremost this restaurant is like your friendly local diner. Service is friendly and efficient. So many choices on the menu that it was difficult to decide. The cream of crab soup was amazing. Spiced perfectly with generous chunks of crab. Portions are huge...More

Thank vpn2009
Nearby Restaurants
Abbott's Grill
240 reviews
5.88 miles away
Po' Boys Creole & Fresh Catch
225 reviews
6.49 miles away
The Backyard
156 reviews
6.43 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
447 reviews
6.83 miles away
Abbott's Mill Nature Center
21 reviews
6.08 miles away
Treasures of the Sea
5 reviews
7.68 miles away
Gallery 37- A Destination for Artful Living
11 reviews
7.37 miles away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are salads available for lunch?
1 October 2016|
Response from Panaphoto | Reviewed this property |
yes. look at their website for the menu
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13239 S Old State Rd, Ellendale, DE 19941-3344
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Ellendale
  • Phone Number: +1 302-422-9090
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing