Here's one benefit of staying in a smaller, quieter resort: Vacationers can get around to many of the best eating places in a matter of a week or two. Those would no doubt include:
Warren's Station, 302-539-7156, Route 1, Fenwick Island, Del. Family-style Continental.
Captain Pete's, 302-537-5900, Route 1, Fenwick Island, Del. Greek casual.
Cottage Cafe, 302-539-8710, Route 1 (across from Sea Colony), Bethany Beach, Del. Casual, family-friendly American.
DiFebo's Restaurant & Deli, 302-539-4550, 789 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach, Del. Casual Italian eatery.
Mango's, 302-537-6621, Garfield Parkway and the boardwalk, Bethany Beach, Del. Caribbean-themed, family-friendly.
Patsy's, 302-537-CHEF, 121 Campbell Place, Bethany Beach, Del. Key West-inspired casual eatery.
redfin Seafood Grill & Fish Market, 302-537-0100, Route 1 (one mile north of the Route 26 intersection), Bethany Beach, Del. Upscale seafood.
Salsa's, 210-C Garfield Parkway, 302-541-4911, Bethany Beach, Del. Mexican cuisine, steaks and seafood.
Sedona, 302-539-1200, 26 Pennsylvania Ave., Bethany Beach, Del. Upscale fusion in a romantic setting.
Shark's Cove Restaurant, 302-436-8600, Route 20, Fenwick Island, Del. Waterfront upscale seafood.
For a more complete list of restaurants, try these addresses on the Web:
The Bethany-Fenwick Chamber of Commerce, www.bethany-fenwick.org
The (Wilmington, Del.) News Journal's online beach guide, www.delawarebeaches.com
Beach-Net!, the online guide to the Delmarva beach resorts, www.beach-net.com/dining/DinerestaurantsDel.html