You’ll Want To Dine At This Historic and Charming Inn That Serves Delicious Delaware Dishes

For more than 200 years, the Columbus Inn has been a part of Delaware’s dining history. When it was built in 1798, it was Wilmington’s best bakery. In 1812, it became a tavern, and it was a place for Americans to get away from the weariness of war. By 1849, it was known as the Columbus Inn, and it was a tollgate stop for the City of Wilmington. Notable visitors included Buffalo Bill and Annie Oakley. Throughout the years, it became a local dive bar, kept alive by its history and loyal patrons. In the 1950s, famous golfer Wally Senza bough the Columbus Inn, and turned it into a more elegant restaurant. The restaurant has changed hands over the years, and even closed for a brief period of time in the 2000s, but today it is back and better than ever!

It’s hard to beat the Columbus Inn when it comes to history, elegance and dining experience, so be sure to make a reservation and dine with them this spring! For more timeless Delaware dining destinations, read about These 9 Amazing Delaware Restaurants That Are Loaded With Local History and enjoy a year of historic meals!