Wilmington's ever-growing dining scene ranges from fine dining to casual pub and grills, mom-and-pop shops to farm to table eating you just can’t miss! The area is filled with gourmet options perfect to satisfy anyone's taste buds. Taking full advantage of the bounty of the Mid-Atlantic and its culinary traditions, restaurants pride themselves on shopping local. Taste for yourself why people are talking about what they ate in Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley. 

Recently, Greater Wilmington has been in the news for more than just #46. Eat This, Not That, a website priding itself on choosing the best of the best, has mentioned Delaware (more specifically, Wilmington) in several articles! We’ve listed a few below...  

Metro Diner in Wilmington named for Best Waffle in Delaware  

This local favorite serves up some of the best Chicken & Waffles in the Northeast. Not only do they have that classic taste, but they're topped with a Strawberry Butter, which really adds something extra—making this Metro Diner the best waffle spot in Delaware. 


Scalessa's in Wilmington named for Best Pasta Dish in Delaware  

Don't be fooled by the casual environment at Scalessa's—the authentic Italian dishes are top-notch. Whether you're looking for a family-friendly lunch spot or a low-key date night destination, this old-school Italian kitchen has something for everyone. Try the creamy penne alla vodka for your pasta entree, and top off the night with their decadent butter cake for dessert. 


Mikimotos in Wilmington named Best Sushi in Delaware  

This hip and trendy sushi spot is consistently voted as the best in the state by locals, who say "the seared tuna melts in your mouth" and "if you're looking for quality, this is the place to go."