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“Best Restaurant and Bar Staff on the Eastern Shore” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Starboard

The Starboard
Ranked #4 of 43 Restaurants in Dewey Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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!
Dewey Beach, Delaware
2 reviews
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“Best Restaurant and Bar Staff on the Eastern Shore”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2014

Starboard Staff is courteous and professional. Bkfast for 40 foods was excellent. Best Bloody Marys.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“This Place is Great!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2014 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

The Starboard is one of my favorite places to go in Delaware! Great fun- great food - Awesome staff!

Visited May 2014
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Lewes, DE
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“POPULAR BUT NOT OUR SCENE”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2014

This is a popular beach bar in Dewey with a huge following. It gets insanely crowded with a wide demographic from college age to active adult/retiree. Popped in during a bike ride in the off season and ordered a sandwich and chips at the bar. Nothing to write home about. I heard the breakfasts were good but have not tried those yet. This place is also famous for their bloody Mary's. Eh.

Visited October 2013
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Stratford, United States
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Good Burgers”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2014

The burgers were properly done (Medium) and big enough to satisfy without being wasteful (a full 10oz). A bucket of fries that were also well done and several cold beers (ice cold) brought by attentive and fun staff made this a great stop "for a quick bite"!

Visited April 2014
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Thank Claire K
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Wellesley, Canada
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3 reviews
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“Simply the Best!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2014

Just go and unwind...A great place to lose yourself in the atmosphere. Try the crushes and the nachos!!!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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