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“Very friendly Bar”
Review of The Starboard

The Starboard
Ranked #4 of 44 Restaurants in Dewey Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast
Description: The Starboard Restaurant is Dewey's most famous venue for fun, great times, and tremendous service! It has been home-awayfrom-home for most Dewey Beach visitors over our 55+ year history. The Starboard truly holds a special place in more people's hearts than anyone could ever imagine! The Starboard was originally built and opened by Duke Duggan around 1960 and has gone through several changes over its years. Purchased and run by the Hearn family during the late 80's and early 90's, Chip Hearn grew The Starboard into a nationally known hot spot. Purchased by current owners Steve 'Monty' Montgomery and his partners in 1999, The Starboard's popularity is now off the charts as it has grown into a national phenomenon! From famous Suicide Sundays to Eggs Delmarva and wonderful breakfasts and nightly entertainment - both on stage and with long-time DJ personalities - you will always find a crowd of people enjoying themselves at The Starboard. Wear Starboard merchandise anywhere in the country and you are bound to have someone mention how much fun THEY had when last in Dewey Beach! There isn't enough room to list all the awards from over the years - most impressive have been the infamous Cornerstone Award in 2010 by the Delaware Restaurant Association showing the level of community service The Starboard has contributed. Our local Chamber of Commerce awarded The Starboard its Business of the Year in 2009, and Delaware Today magazine readers annually award The Starboard as Dewey Beach's best restaurant, best downstate bar, best Sunday brunch, best staff, best event (Running of the Bull), amongst so many others. Enjoy The Starboard. It's truly a place thanks to so many wonderful people enjoying themselves throughout all these years... Find out for yourself just how comfortable and fun all facets of The Starboard Restaurant can be!
Annapolis, Maryland
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
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“Very friendly Bar”
Reviewed 11 February 2014

Great local bar with friendly service with a smile. Winter visit with warm food and friendly atmosphere. Megan was an excellent bar tender that introduced us to some of the locals and we enjoyed their company. Good times and will return soon.

  • Visited February 2014
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Stamford, United States
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Absoloutly Must”
Reviewed 4 January 2014 via mobile

Here its the experience that makes the place. Looking for a great night out? It's here. A summer time must. My friends and I had a great many times here. Fun and relaxed place, try the bloody Mary!

Visited July 2013
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Arlington, Virginia
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6 reviews
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“One of the Best Bars on the East Coast”
Reviewed 22 October 2013 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

The Starboard used to be a big biker bar in the 70's-80's and has morphed into the fun, party spot to go to in Dewey Beach! Be prepared for strong drinks and lots of dancing!

Visited August 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Best Bloody Mary's”
Reviewed 22 October 2013 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

Come here if you are looking for good bloody mary's. They have a make your own bloody mary bar with over 1000 different options. Great cheap breakfast, a fun place to sit outside with friends.

Visited August 2013
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85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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“Fast paced with large crowds”
Reviewed 21 September 2013 via mobile

Went there a couple times this last wk. and I must say excellent service bartenders are very friendly and out going they can keep up with a high volume of ppl great place to go

  • Visited September 2013
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