Prepare your taste buds as City Restaurant Week returns to Wilmington this week! Beginning Monday, April 16 through Saturday, April 21st, City Restaurant week offers $15 lunch and $35 dinner prix-fixe menus from 17 different restaurants around the city. Restuarant goers will be able to enjoy everything from Thai to Seafood to Italian cuisine, so now is the perfect time to head out on the town and try something new. Check out all of the participating restaurants below and make your reservation today! For more details and to view all CRW menus, visit www.cityrestaurantweek.com.
8th & Union Kitchen | 801 N Union St | (302) 654-9780
8th & Union Kitchen is an American Gastropub, focusing on fresh ingredients, creative menu items, craft beer & craft cocktails. 8th & Union prides itself on a Chef-run kitchen, in which Chef Tara Kenyon helps prepare a menu that offers an array of seafood, steaks, burgers, shared plates, vegetarian and gluten-free options!
Bank’s Seafood Kitchen & Raw Bar |101 South Market Street | (302) 777-1500
Adjacent to the Riverwalk on Wilmington’s Riverfront, Bank’s Seafood Kitchen & Raw Bar, formerly Harry’s Seafood Grill, is the place for lunch, dinner, cocktails and a late night in Wilmington. A chic atmosphere, fresh raw bar, award-winning crab cakes, outstanding lobsters, imaginatively prepared seafood, great martinis and 50 wines by the glass are some of the keys to an exciting experience. Bank’s is a coveted spot for patio dining or cocktails on the waterfront.
Café Mezzanotte | 1001 N Orange Street | (302) 658-7050
Since opening in June of 2003, Café Mezzanotte has built a reputation as Delaware’s premier restaurant to enjoy the classic Pan-Mediterranean cuisine. Café Mezzanotte offers an intimate atmosphere with servers who attend to each diner with exceptional care.
Chelsea Tavern | 821 North Market Street | 302-482-3333
Chelsea Tavern is a place for a simple appetizer and a beer, a place to graze and share small plates, or a place to experience a more traditional meal. Beverage highlights include great cocktails, 31 tapped handcrafted beers, and superb wines by the glass… all which may be enjoyed alone or as a complement to the handcrafted original menu featuring gastro-comfort cuisine with a twist.
Columbus Inn | 2216 Pennsylvania Ave | 302-571-1492
Columbus Inn, a Wilmington tradition since 1849, is a premier American tavern and restaurant that seamlessly combines the best of “old and new,” serving seasonally inspired, market fresh, progressive yet playful modern cuisine paired with an amazing selection of old and new world wines, micro and macro brews, as well as traditional and new style spirits. From happy hour to special events, there is always a good reason to come “inn.”
Domaine Hudson New American Fare, Wine & Spirits | 1314 N. Washington St. | (302) 655-WINE
Named a “must-visit restaurant serving some of the best food in Wilmington, if not the entire state” by The News Journal and awarded “best restaurant in Wilmington” by TripAdvisor, Domaine Hudson is known for premium food, superb wine pairings, and inventive cocktails. Zagat rates the food as “perfection” and service as “excellent.” A well-known wine tasting destination, Domaine Hudson offers more than 450 premium wines and 40 wines by the glass.
Ernest & Scott Taproom | 902 North Market St. | 302-384-8113
Whether you seek a local watering hole to saddle up to for a hearty sandwich and a beer or an elegant location for a magnificent dining event, guests at Ernest & Scott Taproom will find a warm, friendly environment where all are welcome.
La Fia Bistro | 421 N. Market St. | (302) 543-5574
The menu at La Fia has something for everyone. From handmade pasta, gnocchi and ravioli to the eclectic menu of small plates, each dish is carefully crafted by Chef Bryan Sikora. Chef Sikora finds inspiration in all types of European cuisine. The kitchen at La Fia prides itself in making everything in-house from the freshly baked bread to the desserts, La Fia is true artisan cooking.
Gallucio’s Italian Restaurant | 1709 Lovering Ave | (302) 655-3689
Wilmington’s Favorite Italian Restaurant and Irish Pub, Gallucio’s serves the freshest, casual Italian fare at a reasonable price.
The Green Room | 100 West 11th Street | (302) 594-3154
Enjoy French cuisine in the 100-year-old Green Room at the Hotel du Pont. The world-class Green Room is a winner of the Four-Diamond AAA Award for 30 consecutive years. Featuring a fresh, seasonally-inspired menu under the direction of Executive Chef Keith Miller and Sous Chef Bill Wilczynski. An award-winning wine collection and impeccable service will further enhance your fine dining experience.
Merchant Bar | 426 North Market Street | (302) 543-5574
Merchant Bar is an elevated gastrobar that infuses a chef-driven menu with an original hand-crafted cocktail menu focused on high-quality ingredients, aiming to bring you a unique bar and dining experience.
Mikimotos | 1212 North Washington Street | (302) 656-8638
Located on Washington Street in center city Wilmington, Delaware, Mikimotos Asian Grill + Sushi Bar offers a newly renovated, upbeat atmosphere with modern Asian fare. The ideal location to enjoy the best + freshest sushi in town, along with an extensive chef-inspired hot menu to appease any palate. Mikimotos offers a variety of Asian inspired dishes like Mongolian BBQ Lamb Chops, Dim Sum varieties, handcrafted Rice + Noodles, and more.
Piccolina Toscana | 1412 North Dupont St. | (302) 654-8001
Dan Butler opened Toscana upon returning home to Wilmington in 1990. His vision was a contemporary Italian restaurant with the big city feel of the places that he had seen in his travels and work experience, which has taught him to cook everything from scratch, using the best, freshest ingredients in a simple way that lets the natural goodness shine. Toscana has been renovated and updated several times over the years, including a to-go and catering shop adjacent to the restaurant, but the core concept of nice people serving “really good food” has never changed.
Tonic Bar & Grille | 111 West 11th Street | (302) 777-2040
Featuring innovative preparations of fresh fish, a selection of oysters from around the world, and a newly added steakhouse menu, Chef Patrick Bradley and Manager Paul Bouchard have made Tonic Bar and Grille one of Wilmington’s most creative restaurants. Its location in the heart of the city makes it a convenient choice for patrons of The Playhouse and the Grand Opera House. Business entertaining and special events, sophisticated happy hours and special weekend dining are a natural fit in this upscale locale.
Ubon Thai Cuisine | 936 Justison Street | (302) 656-1706
Ubon Thai Cuisine brings exotic flavors to Wilmington, such as “Thai Guy’s Wings” and “Yai’s Rolls,” with service that makes customers feel like they’re with family. The culinary team, consisting of Executive Chef Norrawit J. Milburn and Sous Chef Marco Escofie’, take all the fresh ingredients that you would see in Thailand, along with local produce, to create family Thai dishes from scratch.
Walter’s Steakhouse | 802 N Union St | (302) 652-6780
Walter’s Steakhouse is synonymous with great beef in Wilmington. Serving the finest meat available guarantees the two things you want most in beef: flavor and tenderness. Walter’s, “the oldest steakhouse in Wilmington,” has been host to connoisseurs of excellent steaks, seafood, and spirits. The Dinner Menu offers a wide array of selections, including prime rib and steaks, a classic chophouse collection, seafood and poultry, and exquisite desserts.
Washington Street Ale House | 1206 North Washington Street | (302) 658-2537
With an extensive selection of local microbrews and over 24 on tap, the Washington Street Ale House is the best place in the city to enjoy great drinks. Pair your favorite drink with gastropub inspired food for lunch or dinner!