Downtown Delaware’s historic Backstretch Bar opened its kitchen in July 2014 to begin offering fresh farm to table fare. Everything is made from scratch, including the ketchup. The Backstretch features seasonal menus and daily specials. More
El Vaquero is a Mexican restaurant located in Delaware, Ohio. The chain has more than a dozen locations throughout the state. They specialize in preparing authentic Mexican food and have a full bar in Delaware that’s open until 10:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, 10:00 pm Monday through Thursday, and 9:30 pm on Sundays. Stop in for a margarita or your favorite Mexican dish seven days a week! More
Chelley Belly is a locally owned sandwich shop located on Sandusky Street in downtown Delaware, Ohio. They specialize in fresh gourmet sandwiches, soups, and sweets. They’re open 6 days a week (Monday-Saturday) and offer dine in, take out, and catering services. More
Brooklyn Heights Bar & Grill is an American restaurant located in downtown Delaware, Ohio. It opened in late November 2012 and occupies the space vacated by Avvio earlier in the year. The restaurant serves a mix of New American, Traditional American, and Italian dishes in a casual dining environment. Outdoor seating is available (when the weather permits) and the restaurant is open until 11pm on Friday and Saturday.
Hamburger Inn Diner has been serving up breakfast, lunch, and dinner since 1932. With a traditional diner decorum, the Hamburger Inn presents a unique dining experience in downtown Delaware, Ohio. Open 24-7 from 6 a.m. Wednesday morning through Sunday at 9 p.m., the Hamburger Inn is the only 24 hour sit-down restaurant in Delaware city limits.
This restaurant is now closed.
Generations Fine Food & Spirits has taken over the location previously occupied by Nova Restaurant, which closed over the summer. The restaurant is a family owned business, with 3 generations working in the establishment. Their menu offers a mix of meals from different decades such as the ’60s, ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s, but with a “modern twist” according to owner Martin Sims. Food styles include both new and traditional American, Italian, seafood, and vegetarian.
Payne’s Pizza & More is located at 400 West Central Street in Delaware, Ohio. The building was previously occupied by East of Chicago Pizza. The Delaware location is one of three Payne’s restaurants, joining locations in Marion and Galion. The restaurant boasts authentic Italian cuisine and has dine-in, carryout, and delivery available at its Delaware location.