These 18 Iconic Delaware Foods Will Have Your Mouth Watering
Delaware isn’t known to most outsiders as a food mecca, but it’s truly one of the most underrated places in the country for foodies. With agriculture as one of the top industries, close proximity to fresh seafood along the coast, and of course our classic boardwalk treats, the most iconic foods in Delaware are sure to tempt your taste buds.
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What’s your favorite Delaware food and what do you think are the most iconic foods in Delaware?
When it comes to classic foods Delaware is known for, you’ll hear a few local restaurants mentioned over and over again. Grottos, Capriotti’s, and the Dog House are longstanding favorites that serve up well-known Delaware dishes.
What is the one type of food to try in Delaware?
Crabs! You can’t top Delaware’s fresh blue claws, and you’ll find them at a much better price than in Maryland. Load them up with old bay and dig in by the bushel. Delaware is also known for producing world-famous Delaware Bay oysters.
What are the best places to eat in Delaware?
Delaware’s best restaurants are the ones that serve up iconic foods in Delaware with their own twist. Local crab shacks are always a hit, and it’s hard to go wrong with pizza places in our coastal towns.
Katy is a life-long Delaware resident who grew up on a small grain farm and spent her summers enjoying time at the beach. A full time public relations professional by day and a content specialist with OIYS at night, Katy loves sharing her love of her home state with fellow Delawareans and others. Loves: local food, dachshunds, horseshoe crabs, hiking, farmers markets, bourbon.
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