Delaware is an underrated foodie state, but we take our signature dishes seriously. From the blue crabs that watermen catch in the Delaware Bay, to the fresh vegetables grown on Delaware farms, we take pride in the food that each farmer and fisherman brings to the table. Eating local is easy in Delaware with so many small restaurants that really take pride in serving the freshest, most delicious meals each and every day. On top of that, there are certain dishes that represent our small wonder state, and you just can’t replicate them outside of Delaware. Each iconic Delaware meal below is woven into the history of the First State. How many have you had?

Do you love eating at these small, famous Delaware restaurants? If so, you might really enjoy the Delaware Culinary Trail – if you complete the “passport”, you’ll be gifted a cookbook filled with the recipes for these famous Delaware meals.

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