About Blue Moon

35 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
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Situated in an elegant Victorian beach house, The Blue Moon is widely regarded as one of the best restaurants in the region. Our award winning menu focuses on quality -the freshest seafood, hand cut steaks & local ingredients. Our professional service staff provides an unparalleled experience. We are pleased to showcase over 100 carefully selected wines & many by the glass options as well as wonderfully crafted martinis & specialty drinks.

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday Brunch: 10:30am - 2:00pm

Cross Street:
1st Street

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(302) 227-6515

Website:
http://www.bluemoonrehoboth.com/

Entertainment:
We offer year round entertainment in our Atrium Lounge. Please check our website for the latest news & entertainment schedules.

Catering:
Consistently named one of the best restaurants in the state of Delaware we offer the same attention to quality and details for your next function.

Parking Details:
Street parking on Baltimore & adjacent avenues. In season, parking is metered.

Executive Chef:
Lion Gardner

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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4.7

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4.6

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4.7

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Moderate

100% would recommend it to a friend

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Romantic
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Most Booked
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food5
ambience5
service5

Incredible meal and experience. The rest ...

Dined 3 days ago

Incredible meal and experience. The restaurant and ambiance is beautiful, and the food is out of the park good. It was my husband's birthday and they put blue moon and stars sequin on the table--it was very cute. They gave a complimentary amuse bouche which was salmon on a crisp chip--delicious. The duck foie gras ravioli was so flavorful, especially with the homemade ravioli. I ordered the Halibut,which was beautifully cooked, and my husband ordered the rib eye, which he said was the best thing he's ever eaten. Our waitor, Kurt, was terrific and made our night so enjoyable. Definitely recommend to all!!!

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Lovely.....

Dined on April 25, 2016

My husband and I come here once a year on our annual visit to the East Coast. It's like coming home to a familiar friend. As vegetarians, the menu has options, and the Chef and staff will work create something off menu as well. I always think I would like to try new places on our two day stay, but why, when we enjoy Blue Moon so much.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
food5
ambience4
service1
value3

Waited

Dined on April 24, 2016

Food was great, but we waited over an hour to be served. Two tables that came in after us were served first. I think they just forgot about us while serving a birthday party. This should never happen. You shouldn't have to flag down a waiter to be served at an upscale restaurant! We almost left, but glad we stayed because our meal was fabulous. Hopefully it was just a fluke. Service is very important to diners.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Wonderful Evening with Friends

vip
Dined on April 23, 2016

We had the pleasure of taking two friends to the Blue Moon on Saturday evening for dinner. The four of us had a wonderful time and our guests thought that the food was the best in Rehoboth and that the service could not get any better. The duck, pork chop, rockfish and steal were all cooked perfect. It is also a pleasure to dine at the Blue Moon. From the moment you walk into the door until you step out of the door they make you feel so very special. The bar tenders are very helpful in fixing drinks and suggesting wines. Thanks again for another wonderful evening. If you have not tried the Blue Moon we would suggest that you do very soon because it is the best in Rehoboth.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

A very lovely evening, once again. Blue ...

vip
Dined on April 22, 2016

A very lovely evening, once again. Blue Moon seems only to improve with time. Service is impeccable. Food is well prepared and beautifully presented. Burrata with pea shoot salad was a real stand out this time - out of this world and highly recommended. Short ribs are always a good choice for the main course. My dessert of rhubarb, strawberry and shortbread was excellent. And if you can snag a porch seat, it's a charming place to enjoy dinner.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Service was great even on a very busy ta ...

vip
Dined on April 19, 2016

Service was great even on a very busy tasting Tuesday - Heidi took great care of. Vegetarian entree was delicious - the risotto with coconut milk was to die for. My date loved his steak saying it was cooked perfectly. Heidi made great wine recommendations and loved our seats inside by the fireplace where we could people watch!

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

This is one of the best restaurants in town.

Dined on April 19, 2016

It is one of my favorite dining spots and certainly one of the best in Rehoboth. Food and service always terrific.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Fantastic

Dined on April 18, 2016

This restaurant is absolutely wonderful . The service is top notch, we had to ask for nothing. The food is spectacular ! I had the duck, which was prepared perfectly and it was delicious . My wife had the halibut, which was also perfect and delicious .

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
food4
ambience4
service3

We love Blue Moon and were raving about ...

Dined on April 17, 2016

We love Blue Moon and were raving about it to our out of town visitors. We took them there for brunch. The brunch menu is limited & our guest ordered the steak and eggs. The menu lists scrambled eggs and he asked if it could be changed to over easy eggs. The server said she would ask. Unfortunately when his meal came out, he got scrambled. He was disappointed and we felt bad since we had raved so much & then they couldn't accommodate him. I wouldn't think that eggs would be an impossible request. The food was fine.. we were just disappointed.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

special every time

Dined on April 16, 2016

want a special place for a birthday or chance to show off Rehoboth at its' best? Blue moon is fabulous-Charles is the best server , so nice, and so knowledgeable about the menu My husband loves the steaks and I love the vegetarian option, so we are both very happy there!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Always fantastic

vip
Dined on April 15, 2016

As usual, food was delicious and perfect, service impeccable, and the romantic atmosphere created a warm and special vibe.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Another wonderful dining experience.

Dined on April 15, 2016

This was perhaps our 10th dining experience at the Blue Moon. Each time the food and service seems to get better and better. This time was a gem!! I had the pork chop which was seasoned and prepared to perfection. My wife had the rack of lamb which was outstanding. Our server, Kristen was the best. She left no stone unturned. As always the ambiance was delightful. Each time we have visitors from out of state, Blue Moon is and always will be on our dining agenda.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

Great food and service

Dined on April 12, 2016

Great food and service

food5
ambience4
service5

Everything was awesome. The short ribs w ...

Dined on April 9, 2016

Everything was awesome. The short ribs were falling off the bone and the duck, served medium rare, was exquisite!

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

One of the best meals ever!

Dined on April 6, 2016

Every aspect of meal exceeded our expectations. We will be back.

Tags: fit for foodies
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Good value for fine dining

Dined on April 2, 2016

Having recently spent a weekend in Manhattan, we can confidently say that Blue Moon achieves the same high level of food preparation as the better restaurants there. It's at the higher end of the price range in Rehoboth, but still a very good value. Consistently uses seasonal, fresh ingredients and light sauces that enhance rather than overwhelm the natural flavors.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Flavors

Dined on April 1, 2016

We talk about the presentation and flavors experienced days after our meal.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
food4
ambience4
service4
value4

One of our Favorites

Dined on March 29, 2016

My husband and I have been to Blue many times, we really enjoy it. Great food, nice atmosphere, good wine list, good service! We were suprised to find out that they have a tasting menu on Tuesday's; guess we just hadn't been there on a Tuesday before. They offer a 3 or 4 course option, with or without wine pairing with each course. Believe it's $45 for the 3, and $50 for the 4 course. Plenty of food. We were full after the first two courses, so we took most of the entree home and ate dessert. When we order off the main menu we love to end with their dessert called, The Bombe. It's a tower of layers of ice cream, drizzled with chocolate, you have to try it, but make sure to share, there's way to much for one person!

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5

The food was wonderful. We had a steak a ...

Dined on March 29, 2016

The food was wonderful. We had a steak and a pasta dish. The appetizers were great too especially the carpaccio.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Blue Moon still # 1

Dined on March 29, 2016

Blue Moon Restaurant in Rehoboth Beach continues to be my favorite restaurant at the Delaware beaches. Food is excellent, wait staff is very knowledgable and attentive, and wine is superb.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5

We were cordially welcomed and pleasantl ...

vip
Dined on March 27, 2016

We were cordially welcomed and pleasantly seated. Service was prompt and attentive. The 4 of us shared the delicious cheese board before our entrees. Steak, short ribs, and fish all perfectly prepared and beautifully presented. We have dined here several times, both brunch and dinner - never disappointed! Always proud to bring our guests to this "Rehoboth's Finest".

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

BEST BRUNCH IN REHOBOTH

vip
Dined on March 27, 2016

Easter brunch at the Blue Moon was totally outstanding. From the time you walk in the door until you leave there was nothing that could have been better. We had the salmon and ham steak and both were totally outstanding. It was very relaxing, the food was very very delicious and the service was outstanding. If you have not tried the Blue Moon for brunch or dinner you are really missing the best in Rehoboth.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food4
ambience3
service4
value3

Easter brunch

Dined on March 27, 2016

We had a great brunch with our dear friends. The food was great and we got to enjoy some jazz music while we ate.

Tags: great for brunch, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Romantic

Dined on March 20, 2016

we have been to Blue Moon many times and each experience has been wonderful . The food is delicious and the presentation beautiful. The atmosphere is very romantic and we always end up talking with the people seated near us.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food4
ambience4
service5
value3

Small space, high prices

Dined on March 19, 2016

Our server was very prompt and courteous. She explained the special and also some menu items. The steak was cooked to perfection and had a nice flavor from the citrus marinade. The poached lobster and gnocchi had a nice selection of vegetables but was a bit bland. The tables are too close together which makes it difficult to carry on a conversation without several people hearing everything. We would recommend this as a once a year, special occasion restaurant.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Always Incredible here

vip
Dined on March 16, 2016

Brought friends, first time here and this restaurant is truly amazing. Our server Kent was right on! Bottles of wine were perfect as was the grilled octopus and fried green tomatoes. My steak is ALWAYS Perfect. My partner ordered the chicken and it was smack on perfect. Our guest had the fish-perfectly done and seasoned right... The pasta was homemade and incredible. Shared desserts which are to die for and pressed coffee-perfect meal at a perfect spot!. Everything here is done just right! Even our friends said, which we brought them here sooner as they are looking to come back asap...

Tags: fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

A must if in Rehoboth!

Dined on March 15, 2016

This restaurant is a gem. Beyond delicious, tantalizing tastebuds, intriguingly scrumptious, every bite-WOW, starters, entrees, desserts to die for. The staff are some of the best in the game! From the time you are greeted at the door, poured water; tap or sparkling, order taken, amuse-bouche delivered aside lite airy dinner roll with a specialty homemade butter, cocktail delivered, food delivered and until the very end when you leave feeling like a king or queen due the dining experience both brought to you the amazing kitchen and front of the house team you will be so glad you went. If I could dine there every day I would. I hope you have the opportunity to too!!

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food4
ambience5
service5
value4

Always enjoy dinner at The "Moon."

Dined on March 11, 2016

Terrific dinner with friends on a quiet friday night. Delicious food...relaxed ambiance, and wonderful service. The attentive wait staff continue to make customers happy.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

WHAT A WONDERFUL EVENING

vip
Dined on March 11, 2016

We went to the Blue Moon on Friday, the 11th of March and what a wonderful evening. From having drinks in the bar, which is always fun, to dinner everything was wonderful. The beet salad, soup, rock fish and salmon were all wonderful and we both were disappointed when we realized that we had eaten everything. The Blue Moon always provides the best food, service and everything else from the time you walk in the door until you leave. We that live in Rehoboth are very lucky to have such a wonderful place to dine in our back yard. If you have never tried the Blue Moon you are missing the very best restaurant in Rehoboth Beach. Try tasting Tuesday or another other night before the summer crowds arrive you will not be disappointed. Thanks again Blue Moon for such a wonderful dining experience. We are already looking forward to our next time.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

Always fantastic!

Dined on March 10, 2016

Always fantastic!

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Never disappoints

Dined on March 9, 2016

Come here early evening, late at night or off season; it doesn't matter. Blue Moon is without a doubt the most consistently fine restaurant in the entire area. Always creative and, most important but sometimes overlooked, food that tastes wonderful and full of flavor. Never order chicken at a restaurant - unless it's the sesame chicken at Blue Moon. The leftovers a day later still were unbelievable. When they're busy, you'll have a great time on top of the amazing food. I've eaten at them all, new and old. There are lots of very good places and a few excellent ones. In my opinion, this is the best.

Tags: fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Enjoyable

Dined on March 6, 2016

My husband and and I have been enjoying the Blue Moon Restaurant for many years. Every meal is superbly prepared and is delicious. Their brunches amazing and never disappointing. Mark makes a great Bloody Mary

Tags: great for brunch, good for groups, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

I have coming here for 15 plus years. Fabulous 🍸

Dined on March 4, 2016

Always fabulous !! Love it here. Food, service, feel of the place is wonderful

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

We had a great dinner. Waiter was always ...

Dined on March 3, 2016

We had a great dinner. Waiter was always available when needed and not around when not. Food was elegant and tasty. We had an Asian inspired salmon and a sesame crusted fried chicken that could only be prepared by an expert chef. Highly recommend dining at Blue Moon.

food5
ambience5
service5

Wonderful experience. 5 star all the wa ...

Dined on March 1, 2016

Wonderful experience. 5 star all the way.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

NEW MENU ITEMS ARE VERY DELICIOUS

vip
Dined on February 27, 2016

Six of went to the Blue Moon on Saturday evening because we have not seen each other since December 2015. We all had various items on the menu and everyone really enjoyed what they had chosen and there was lots of sharing. The chicken which is one of the new items is very delicious and I can wait to have it again. The fried green tomatoes and the the butternut squash soup are out of this world. Also one of the party had the duck breast and said it was better than any that he had in France. All in all what a wonderful evening. If you have not tried the moon you really need to treat yourself and have the best experience in Rehoboth Beach.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value3

A true Gem!

Dined on February 27, 2016

From start to finish it was an outstanding experience. Kudos to the Staff! Chef made the entire experience grand. Each of us order a different Entre and no one was disappointed; will go back to try other items. This is a Keeper and will return!

Tags: romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Why did we wait so long for a return visit?

Dined on February 22, 2016

We hadn't been to the Blue Moon in a few years. I guess we were warned that it was pricey. It was pricey, but worth it for a special occasion. We got there early around 6:30 pm and were they only ones there for the first 45 minutes. Then, business picked up . Very nice dinner, quiet ambiance, and very good service. Nice octopus appetizer and great entrees of duck and king crab with langostinos for the two of us. Generous glasses of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. We'll return much more frequently.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

Consistently great in both food and serv ...

Dined on February 20, 2016

Consistently great in both food and service. Clearly Rehoboth's number 1 restaurant.

food5
ambience4
service5
value4

Expressive and constant

vip
Dined on February 16, 2016

A new menu boasts newer offerings with hints of past great dishes. Blue Moon continues to be the best Rehoboth Beach dining.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list

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