Overlooking the Christina River just off Interstate-95, Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront offers an expansive seafood menu including soups, salads, sandwiches and entrees.
Picnic serves prepared foods and to-go items from the ground floor of the Left Bank Apartment Building in University City. The café also sells vintage picnic baskets customers can fill with foods, perhaps for a beach picnic later in the day.
At the head of the North East River, Woody’s offers crab cake sandwiches, shrimp salad, fish and chips and more seafood for lunch and dinner.
Smyrna Diner outside of Dover, Del., offers breakfast buffets on weekend and holidays, Friday night buffet dinners, and traditional diner fare like sandwiches, wraps and salads.
The BBQ Joint serves up barbecue platters, pulled pork sandwiches, Texas cheese steaks and plenty of slow-smoked meats in a casual atmosphere.
Specific Gravity dishes out specialty pizzas, finger foods and salads near Salisbury University, with beer growlers available for take-out.
A European-style café, Charlie & Grace serves French and Creole fusion dishes from an open kitchen with a menu that changes daily.
A Jewish deli with creative twists, Perly’s serves up fresh bagels from New York, matzo ball soup and other classic fare in a retro atmosphere.
In addition to hand-crafted cheese and charcuterie, the Cheese Shop in historic Williamsburg also offers sandwiches, salads, specialty foods, beer and wine.
Tucked away in the Newport Square strip mall, Midtown Eats is open for breakfast and lunch. The menu centers on American fare and rotates daily.
Soul food reigns at My Mama’s Kitchen, where specialties include po boy sandwiches, cat fish fillets, wings and baby back ribs.
2514 US-301, Wilson, N.C.
Parker’s BBQ serves North Carolina barbecue family-style in a no-frills environment.