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Things to do in Bethany Beach

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Caribbean Restaurant
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“Best View of the Ocean from a Restaurant. Great music and nightlife after the sun goes down. Watch out for their drinks because they are sneaky strong!!!!”
  • 18 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great food in a fun, casual atmosphere. The brisket nachos are a favorite!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Good restaurant for Italian fare with some American options. A notch above the typical casual dining.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Terrific! Farm to table restaurant. Friday night “off season” special is outstanding! $25 - 3 course meal - eat in only. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“DiFebos, Rt. 26 -Excellent Filet Mignon; Italian Dishes Mickey's Crab House = Rt. 1 Dine in or carry out ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great, reasonably priced family dining...something for everyone. Awesome Diner dining!!!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Plaza
“Grab some ice cream or your favorite boardwalk fries...maybe play a game of mini-golf....or hit the shops!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“After decades of visiting Bethany we finally went to Patsy's for the first time - and immediately regretted not getting there sooner! The food is AMAZING and the service was impeccable. Perfect for an intimate night out, it's small and you might have to wait a little - but it's worth it! ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Nature
“My daughter enjoyed this for something different. She did the nature trail and collected items. She also did a craft and learned about some sea life. Do you know what a mermaid purse is? We do now! Also, it is free and has a little playground.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Enjoy a drink or apps or dinner out next to the board walk and beach. Bar inside is artistic and hotel has fantastic seating. Food is great and $$$”
  • 4 locals recommend
Route
“Beach rentals, boardwalk, food, concerts on the bandstand, movies on the beach for the kids at dusk (Monday, I believe)”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Wonderful Tapas Restaurant with a great wine list in downtown Bethany Beach.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Corner Shop
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“Great muffins and coffee to start off your early morning day. For the afternoon, their sandwiches are amazing (a billion times better than Subway or Quizno's) and are c-h-e-a-p! Great service & clean!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bike Shop
“Bike shop about a block away that offers both daily and weekly bike rentals for you to enjoy during your stay at the beach. This is a great way to get around Bethany. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 4 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“One of my favorites - GREAT FOOD little expensive but worth it. Dana Banks the owner makes sure food is above and beyond your expectations. Great spot!”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Caribbean Restaurant
“Best View of the Ocean from a Restaurant. Great music and nightlife after the sun goes down. Watch out for their drinks because they are sneaky strong!!!!”
  • 18 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great food in a fun, casual atmosphere. The brisket nachos are a favorite!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Good restaurant for Italian fare with some American options. A notch above the typical casual dining.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Terrific! Farm to table restaurant. Friday night “off season” special is outstanding! $25 - 3 course meal - eat in only. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“DiFebos, Rt. 26 -Excellent Filet Mignon; Italian Dishes Mickey's Crab House = Rt. 1 Dine in or carry out ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great, reasonably priced family dining...something for everyone. Awesome Diner dining!!!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“After decades of visiting Bethany we finally went to Patsy's for the first time - and immediately regretted not getting there sooner! The food is AMAZING and the service was impeccable. Perfect for an intimate night out, it's small and you might have to wait a little - but it's worth it! ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Wonderful Tapas Restaurant with a great wine list in downtown Bethany Beach.”
  • 3 locals recommend

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