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The Buttery

102 2nd St, Lewes, DE 19958-1324
+1 302-645-7755
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (65 reviews)
“crab cakes” (68 reviews)
“salad” (53 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
102 2nd St, Lewes, DE 19958-1324
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely restaurant. We were seated indoor but at the front window, a lovely spot for watching the world go by. Nice menu - though a bit limited. Perhaps 6-7 entrees. They were out of foie gras and Spanish octopus on the appetizer menu. I had...More

Thank Steven K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While it has never been an inexpensive restaurant, the previous owners kept it pretty good value for money. That's no longer the case. We did have excellent service by Jonathan, who made our evening.

Thank lillianrice2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Built in an Edwardian house on the corner of the two main drags in Lewes the Buttery certainly has location. And upscale restaurant it is, I think, a little too upscale for itself. There is a sense of elegance even on a lunch on the...More

Thank Capt_Graves
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Mom picked out the restaurant after I checked it out, she trusts my judgement. Buttery did not disappoint at all we had a 5:30 reservation just after they open at 5:00 pm. Best waitress we've had or at least top 5. I had Halibut special...More

Thank Ptdavey
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Stopped here for lunch on our way back to DC. Had a nice table on the front porch. My chicken salad could have used more nuts and fruit, but it was still good, moist with big chunks of chicken. DH caesar salad was also good,...More

Thank follylover
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I thought we were going to have a fancy lunch before we headed back home upstate but when we arrived we found out they were doing their brunch. We just ate breakfast but the call of the Bloody Mary was too much...More

Thank Dave N
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Went here for Easter dinner 5pm reservations. Seated our party of 6 at a nice big round table. Drinks were ordered and bread was brought to the table. Everyone had a salad, big portions. Four people ordered the filet, one the crab cakes, and one...More

Thank BobVDE
Reviewed 26 March 2018

My husband and I live in Milton! We wanted to go to Lewes with our daughter and son in law to celebrate 3 birthdays! They live in Nj. We have heard about the Buttery and of course saw it many times. We love Lewes. We...More

Thank Jakerudy
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Have dined here several times since the newest owners have taken over and been greatly satisfied every time. Food is excellent and the atmosphere relaxing and stylish. Good for dates and family with grown children. I had a selection of sorbet for desert that wonderfully...More

Thank richardmC8068FZ
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I was there for bday party it was fine Brussel sprouts to die for .. nice wine selection.. let me try before ya buy nice ..oysters great

Thank Colleen P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 2nd St, Lewes, DE 19958-1324
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Lewes
  • Phone Number: +1 302-645-7755
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