Eden

4.6
1295 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
Top tags:
  • Romance
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Critically acclaimed, Eden offers an open kitchen serving American Regional cuisine featuring the freshest fish, dry aged beef, & wild game. Eden also features a 200+ bottle wine list with extensive offerings by the glass and original cocktails featuring house infusions.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American
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Hours of Operation
Dinner: Wednesday-Sunday from 5:30. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
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Phone number
(302) 227-3330
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Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Catering
A variety of cuisines available. Contact Catering division for details. Summer catering limited.
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Cross Street
1st Street
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Parking Details
Metered street parking is available on Baltimore Avenue & adjacent Avenues.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1295 People Are Saying
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4.6
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4.6
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4.2
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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BC
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Always wonderfully prepared food! I always enjoy dining at Eden!

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RP
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Came for the Jazz Festival and performance by Richard Walton group.

It was a fabulous experience, and we thoroughly enjoyed it.

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MW
Baltimore
48 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Superb atmosphere, fun/knowledgeable and very accommodating service (Drew and others), and all the food was over the top creative and wonder. Perfect fish preparation and presentation for all dishes was beautiful. While relatively expensive, it was was well worth the money!

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m
Washington DC
22 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We dine at Eden when in Rehoboth. This particular visit also was the Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival. Eden has a jazz quintet on the main floor. To me? a bit overwhelming noise level due to the music - it was good but it was very hard to have any level of discussion. That said? Service was very good, food terrific as always and we will return the next beach visit.

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B
Tampa
10 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 3

I have eaten there three times. The food was great the first two times but I didn't care for my meal the third time. Nothing special and prices are a bit on the high side.My service was better and excellent on my last visit Saturday night with John. My only complaint was I forgot it was jazz week-end and they had a very loud 6 piece bank (the place is too small for music that loud). We couldn't hear a thing and we purposely went at 6PM, believing the jazz wouldn't start until later. As it was it began when we sat down and break only came as we were getting our check. My fault for going on jazz week-end but would suggest a smaller group and at least not start playing until 7 in dining area. Bar area might be better but it is a very small bar.

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J
Baltimore
48 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This is a consistently incredible restaurant. We were there most recently for Jazz Fest; Eden had an amazing group. The music and the food were all wonderful. Terrific ambiance and outstanding kitchen -- one can ask for no more!

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B
Naples
12 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our first visit to Eden and will not be our last! We were seated promptly upon arrival during Jazz Fest weekend in Rehoboth. Our server, Sheri Ann was such a pro, being attentive and accommodating all night. The meals were excellent with great flavors. We shared the cheese board and crab with lobster tower apps. I’d recommend both! Amongst us we had outstanding filet mignon, and a superb Osso Bucco.
Looking forward to our next visit to Eden!

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DK
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 5

Menu was interesting and food was all very tasty. Really lovely atmosphere. Ask for a booth for cozy privacy. Service was a bit slow/inattentive for a night when the restaurant wasn’t full.

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JH
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

First, the ambiance is lovely and something that is missing from many area restaurants. Our server was so pleasant and very helpful with wine selection and food choices. The crab/lobster tower was beyond delicious and great for sharing! Halibut was cooked perfectly with an interesting choice of a light tomato sauce. Scallop,too, were perfect. A great dinner experience!

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JL
New England
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Best scallops I've ever had. Everything was delicious.

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H
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Eden has been around for quite some time in Rehoboth Beach. Friends have always spoken highly of it. Unfortunately, that was not our experience. The food was okay but given the price it should have been better. If you dine at Eden, I recommend getting the Crab Lobster appetizer and then supplement with a salad.

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SE
Atlantic City
19 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 5

Very nice upscale dining experience. Appetizer, Ouso Bucco and dessert was superb. Had reservations for 8PM, arrived early, was told 15 minutes, waited 40 minutes, as we were leaving an open table was found. The steak was sent back. Tough and raw. The staff made amends for their errors. Will go again but we will be more aggressive about reservation and wait time

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CB
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Great food interesting menu and wonderful professional staff.

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SO
Richmond
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 3Food 2Service 5Ambience 4

The service was outstanding. The New York strip I received, that was a special, was not good. Not even close to being worth the $46 it cost. I've had better steak at Texas Roadhouse.

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k
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Amazing menu, large portions, excellent wine by the glass, and really nice ambience for a romantic dinner.

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RF
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

GREAT service, food, ambience and experience! Thank you Dustin and the entire staff!

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great birthday celebration

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s
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Outstanding food and service! Ambience inside unique! Very enticing wine list! Overall fantastic experience!

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f
Baltimore
26 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 4Ambience 3

Good server. Nice menu. Ribs had more spice than flavor. Scallops had a nice sear but we're overcooked and chewy and over salted. I can only surmise that microgreens on top were charred by the dish being left under a broiler. Risotto was gummy. The most bizzare was the "panna cotta" made from milk "strained through gluten free Coco puffs". The gelatin content further ruined the dessert. Who puts gluten free Coco puffs scattered on a polished dessert plate?--- it looked like rabbit pellets. Meh....

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OT
Baltimore
14 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 3Ambience 3

When full, the restaurant is way too loud. Tonight’s meal was a total bust. None of the 3 in our party enjoyed their selections. Wine I ordered with meal never came. 2 tables of bachelorette celebrants ruined the evening. This was the last of 5 visits to this restaurant.

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OT
Pittsburgh
2 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Delicious food, amazing service, friendly staff, awesome atmosphere! Will definitely be back when we are in town again! What a great way to celebrate a birthday!!!

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LP
Baltimore
146 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent dinner with friends Adina was our server outstanding she was very knowledgeable and available to meet our needs two of us had the fillet perfectly done Haula bit was grilled to perfection Caesar salad was good just was not grilled enough but would highly order it again the blue cheese wedge was perfect looking forward to going back again

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l
Washington DC
29 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 5

Eden is one of the most reliable restaurants in Rehoboth Beach. In more than 20 visits over the year, they have been consistently very good or excellent. The ambience is excellent, the seafood is superb, the wine list is very good, the service is usually top notch, and the desserts are outstanding.

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BL
Baltimore
14 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2018
Overall 3Food 2Service 5Ambience 5

Wednesday Night Off!
Eden is one of our - perhaps most - favorite restaurants in town. We went with family at 6 pm on Wednesday, September 5, 2018. The service was excellent, but the food was unfortunately not the best that night. Chef's night off perhaps? Anyway the corn and crab fritters had been fried too long and had an unpleasant taste. The rockfish was also over-cooked and not good. Finally, the "margarita pie" was just the key lime pie off the regular menu and was nothing special. All in all, a disappointing meal at an otherwise fine restaurant.

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DL
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A beautiful restaurant and the food and atmosphere were exceptional! Highly recommend.

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f
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Celebrated two birthdays, the atmosphere was wonderful as well as the menu and service. Our group enjoyed going to a restaurant that caters to adults.

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RM
Washington DC
17 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

The menu was very good - the dishes were interesting even if a bit too intent on multiple flavors. The service was acceptable. Our server was somewhat condescending, which is a joke in a beach town populated by East Coast vacationers. The restaurant was not the least bit interested in trying to accommodate our request for a different table. But if your main interest is the food, Eden is probably worth a visit.

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P
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 1Food 4Service 5Ambience 1

First to start i picked this restaurant because reviews say its the most romantic and from the pictures i saw it did look romantic and nice, it was my girlfriends birthday wanted to impress her with the atmosphere alone, well that changed soon as we started walking through the restaurant only the booth tables appeared to be a little romantic but not really and there weren't very many at all, so they skipped all the booth tables and the whole nicer looking downstairs all together and took me to upstairs hell the table was by the window not bad looking out at the town but right next to a big Greek family that was very drunk loud and obnoxious . table was a hard circle outdoor table hurts forearms when rested upon to long,food definitely over priced for the quality this restaurant is definitely MISLEADING AND DEF NOT THE MOST ROMANTIC AT ALL IF YOUR LOOKING FOR ROMANTIC DEF DINT GO HERE SERIOUSLY A LET DOWN AND THIS IS THE FIRST BAD REVIEW I HAVE EVER DONE IN 26 YEARS JUST VERY DISAPPOINTED WITH THE ATMOSPHERE! NEVER GOING BACK HEIRLOOM IN LEWES IS MORE ROMANTIC AND SAME MENU BUT BETTER!

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P
Philadelphia
14 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful place; food was great. Will return definitely when we’re in Rehoboth Beach

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OT
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 2Ambience 5

Service was not up to the normal eden standard, food came out cold and waitress blamed us for taking too long with the cheese plate, food was exceptional as always service was the only issue

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S
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Go there often - good food and great service! Cheesebboard - awesome!!

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C
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 3Food 2Service 4Ambience 5

Eden was surely off its reputation this visit. The Osso Bucco was tasteless, as was the accompanying polenta.

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T
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Had a wonderful meal and service to celebrate our anniversary. Sat on the 2nd story veranda and enjoyed our meal overlooking downtown Rehoboth. Was a great evening!

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w
Baltimore
29 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Tomahawk veal chop was superb! Crab and watermelon salad delicious and refreshing but sparse on crabmeat. Service uneven, drinks came after appetizers and our entrée arrived before we ordered wine, yet server checked on us frequently. Romantic atmosphere, server noted our anniversary but provided nothing special. Good value for money.

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M
Poconos
3 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 4

Some of the worst food I have ever had in Rehoboth. Many great restaurants in Rehoboth. This isn’t one of them based on our experience. Our fish was over cooked and had the consistency of saw dust. We sent our meals back. More disappointing was the fact that the manager was sitting at the bar and couldn’t be bothered to walk over to the table and speak with us. The server did remove the meals from our bill. Try blue moon or back porch for a great experience and avoid the eden establishment.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Always a great experience. Coming for 7years.

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NO
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

The filmy-curtained booths in Eden are romantic, but the space is mostly open tables and somewhat noisy. Food was quite good - grilled scallops on creamy spring vegetable risotto and halibut with tomato jus and vegetables- but grilled Caesar salad needed more char. Service was excellent - attentive without being obtrusive.

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L
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great atmosphere, great food and service! I would recommend this restaurant.

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OT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful food, great quiet (but not dead!) atmosphere for a date night. Chef really nailed it with the accoutrements to the roasted chicken!

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RW
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2018
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

Great service , great ambiance ,
However Tomahawk Veal Chop
Came out laced with fat , almost impossible to cut and digest.
However , meat by bone was not
Laced with fat and much better .
we never indicated Rare, medium or well done., apparently did not matter .

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