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“Went for a summer concert”
Review of The Starboard

The Starboard
Ranked #3 of 48 Restaurants in Dewey Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours
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!
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Didn't eat here-- just saw a show- G Love, from Philly area. Great place to see a band-- plenty of bars to go grab a drink; intimate, bar-atmosphere venue; really fun, raucous time! Bartenders were all spot-on and friendly. Got really crowded, but I don't mind that at all. We were able to maneuver up to the stage, even tho it was crowded. Would go see a band there again!

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Thank 910dianel
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This was a good spot to grab lunch with the family. Food was good and the service was satisfactory. The best part was they offer free water bottles for everyone passing by. Great for those hot days!

Thank BRAD H
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Great music and fun place. The crowd normally is a mixture of really young people all the way to the other end of the scale :-) We normally go at night for the music each year with a large group and everyone seems to have a good time.

Couple of really odd and strange things though on music nights.. They don’t clean up any of the tables and leave food, dishes, etc from the day – its a real mess. The other really frustrating thing, trying to get a drink at this place is nuts. We saw multiple bars with ONE person serving drinks.. Even the large bar inside – ONE person! The place is totally packed and 1 person at each and went on most of the night – we ended up giving up and going back to our room as it was impossible to get a drink. Seems really odd as the cover is free, so you would think the owners would want to be selling drinks.

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Thank Mike M
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We can't visit Dewey without visiting Starboard. We typically eat there a minimum of 3 times during our week stay because the food is so good and has reasonable prices for the amount of food you get. You have the choice of eating indoors or outdoors. They always offer complimentary water to stay hydrated, which is awesome during those hot summer months. Plus, they have the best logo at the beach. Highly recommended!

Thank Chrissy M
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

You best come hungry to The Starboard. We sat in a covered outdoor seating area at picnic tables which was quite comfortable. The have skillets which are chock fully of potatoes, meats and eggs. Pick your fav. Our table had the lump crab one I had eggs, ham and home fries which was just what I needed to start the day.
I saw many Bloody Marys going by as you can go to the bar and create your own.
Had a great breakfast and didn't feel rushed to leave.
Parking however is tight and crazy near there

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Thank Deb C
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