Delaware August 01, 2017
These 8 Roadside Restaurants In Delaware Are Worth Stopping For
There are so many amazing restaurants in Delaware, from the world-class Green Room to the family-favorite Striper Bites. Sometimes, though, you don’t have time to stop and sit down for a long dining experience. Just because you’re on the go doesn’t mean you should have to suffer through fast food! These roadside restaurants in Delaware serve up amazing food in convenient locations, so you can get your dinner and drive off into the sunset.
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1. Smokin' Dz BBQ
Smokin' Dz BBQ stand serves up some of the best smoked chicken I've ever had. Their brisket is famous in the area, too, and you'll be so happy that you stopped by.
Find them at the corner of Rt.1 And Rt 88 (Caveneck Rd) in Milton.
2. Helen's Sausage House
Of course, Helen's Sausage House makes this list! As one of the top breakfast spots in Delaware, it's hard to come by anyone who could pass up a stop at Helen's.
Grab a sausage from their deli-style restaurant at 4866 N Dupont Hwy
Smyrna, DE 19977
3. Charlie Ks BBQ
Charlie K's is an iconic BBQ stand that helps many vacationers kick off their summer, because it's on the way to the beach. Stuff your face with their unforgettable pulled pork and it might just end up being the highlight of your trip.
Pig out at 95 Atlantic Ave
Ocean View, DE 19970
4. Meding's Seafood
Meding's is hard to miss - just look for the GIGANTIC propeller on the side of Bay Rd. Their seafood is fresh-caught and their portions are huge, so you've got to be careful that you don't get sleepy on the road after dinner here. Try the fried shrimp, it's to die for.
3697 Bay Rd
Milford, DE 19963
5. El Coqui
El Coqui is a tiny, unassuming spot that's easy to miss (unlike Meding's). It's great for takeout or a quick meal when you're traveling. Be sure to try the fajitas or enchiladas, they're known for being the best in town.
7821 Bay Rd
Frederica, DE 19946
6. Wilson's General Store
Wilson's is a staple for anyone traveling through Georgetown. They serve the best scrapple sandwich in Delaware, but even if scrapple isn't your thing, you can enjoy a club sandwich or burger that you'll be sure to love.
24730 Springfield Rd
7. The Dog House, New Castle
You've probably passed The Dog House hundreds of times driving north or south from the Delaware Memorial Bridge, but have you ever stopped here? It's worth the wait, even when the line wraps around the building. This is one of the only places in Delaware that serves up Chicago dogs and speciality hotdogs that you'll crave every time you drive by.
1200 N Dupont Hwy
New Castle, DE 19720
8. Russel's Quality Foods
Russell's started off as a small roadside stand in Wilmington, but I've heard that he's moved up to a storefront. Regardless, this smoker-based BBQ stand serves up some of the best brisket in the state. The sides are all freshly prepared and perfectly seasoned, and you'll end up with a gigantic meal for just about $10 - you can't beat that!
1204 Centerville Rd
Wilmington, DE 19808
Man, there sure are a lot of great roadside bbq stands in this state! If you’re jonesing for ribs, you can find more of them on our list of
12 Hole In The Wall BBQ Restaurants In Delaware That Will Make Your Tastebuds Go Crazy.