About Bramble & Brine
Housed in a restored circa 1900s Rehoboth Beach cottage, the three minimalist dining spaces of Bramble & Brine impart a tasteful yet intimate tableau from which chef/owner Joseph Churchman showcases his diverse and evolving global menu.
Hours of Operation:
Full Dinner Service from 5:00pm-10pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Private Party Facilities:
For larger events, we are happy to rent out the entire restaurant to fulfill your needs. Availability is limited and seasonal rates may apply.
Private Party Contact:
Bar Dining, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Wine
Bramble & Brine Ratings and Reviews
We had an absolutely wonderful dinner. T ...
We had an absolutely wonderful dinner. The service was fantastic our waiter was very helpful in navigating the menu and the food was perfect!! We started a girls weekend for my sisters upcoming weekend here and it couldn't have been more perfect! We are from out of town and I told my husband when I got home that we would have to vacation in rehoboth if only to dine at bramble and brine again!!
It's a tiny converted beach bungalow wit ...
It's a tiny converted beach bungalow with a beautiful kitchen, dining area and small bar. The cocktails were exquisite. The dinner, glassware and flatware was very classy and the tables had white linen cloths. The food rivaled any I've had here on the Culinary Coast of Delaware or in any big American city (i.e. New York, DC, etc.) I can't wait to go back.
Outstanding meal, but please explain why ...
Outstanding meal, but please explain why we have to decline the cramped tiny corner table offered when the room is practically empty. The "worst table" in the room should be saved for late-arrivals or those without reservations. This is the second time we have been thus greeted at this restaurant. Will they ever learn simple courtesy.
Fantastic appetizer - asparagus with che ...
Fantastic appetizer - asparagus with cheese and bacon. Country fried oysters were delicious as well. Ribeye was perfectly cooked. Both of our deserts were exceptional - panna cotta and grapefruit cake. Nice atmosphere, waitress, Annie, was attentive and nice. Everyone who worked there was warm and inviting. One of my new favorite restaurants!
New Restaurant worth exploring
An imaginative menu and attentive service. Worth exploring if you are in Rehoboth. The price was not bad either. I would go again.
celebration of mothers day
this restaurant was recommended by several of my closest friends. we were celebrating mothers day with my wife.the food was exceptional. the ambiance was romantic. the wait staff was friendly and knowledgeable.
Nicely adventurous food. Great mixologi ...
Nicely adventurous food. Great mixologist. Superb dessert.
Really excellent food
We haven't been to Bramble and Brine since early in the season last year, when we were disappointed -- pricey meals and food okay but nothing special. But this meal was excellent in every way. All three of us were really pleased, and we tend to be picky about what we like and dislike. I'm looking forwards to returning soon.
The food and the service were outstandin ...
The food and the service were outstanding. I really enjoyed the avocado toast with quail egg and the octopus was full of flavor and cooked to perfection (soft, not chewy). The pink grapefruit cake was good, but the entrée overshadowed it. The staff was very professional. The ambience was elegant, not stuffed, and quiet.
Excellent Dining -- Once Again
Despit a recent negative review for this restaurant, it was our anniversary, and we had had several excellent meals at B & B in past years, so we decided to try it again, and it was a winner. The current menu is short but provides sufficient variety. After splitting a very good salad my wife had her favorite, the duck breast, and I had the strip steak; both were outstanding. The portions were more than adequate but did not leave us feeling 'stuffed'. We accompanied dinner with a very good but relatively inexpensive pinot noir recommended by the server and then finished up with a wonderful chocolate-y dessert. The bill was equally 'easy to swallow' too. We will return again soon, and will not need an anniversary as our reason..
Excellent and creative meals each gone. The chef is an artist.
For Adventurous Eaters
If you are looking for an unusual dining experience in Rehoboth Beach this is a great place. No burgers and fries or children's menu here. Well thought out and interesting combinations of ingredients used to create the meals. The menu changes frequently but the fish, steak, soups and salads were different but delicious. Service is smooth and unobtrusive and it was relatively quiet. Definitely will return to see what they cook up next.
excellent creative food, attentive serve ...
excellent creative food, attentive server and fun vibe!
Excellent experience, excellent food, se ...
Excellent experience, excellent food, service and drinks. Bartender does great cocktails. Can't wait to return!
Will keep coming back!
This is our fifth time coming to Bramble and Brine. I would keep coming back each time. The atmosphere has continued to improve with simplistic decor and the seating is always good anywhere in the restaurant. The food is always outstanding, creative, and using local resources as much as possible. The service is great. They can recommend any wine on the menu with appropriate pairings. There is a great beer selection, and the mixed drinks are creative and tasty. I highly recommend to try the three course meal with wine pairing.
Third time visiting, best dinner and ser ...
Third time visiting, best dinner and service yet!
Bramble and Brine has really turned into ...
Bramble and Brine has really turned into one of the best restaurants in town. We loved the new look and atmosphere. The food could not have been better. We recommend the duck dish! Superb! You can not skip dessert there. One of our favorite spots in town!
Still the Best
My favorite restaurant in Rehoboth. Always head and shoulders above many other establishments.
This is one of those 'food as art' places, and despite the pretension, we loved the food. The service was friendly and unstuffy and that went a long way toward making the evening enjoyable.
Joe and Team knock it out of the park, yet again!
We started at the Bar with Anna, enjoyed the happy hour specials for drinks and appetizers. She makes a yummy vodka martini. My husband and I enjoyed the chicken fried oyster appetizer and the 5 tastes for $20 appetizers the octopus was my favorite, followed by the duck mortadella and pimento cheese spread on their version of an everything bagel chip. Pickled Salmon and one other tastes were divine. We sat in the room by the kitchen, waited on my Mike. I had the halibut for dinner and my husband had the spring chicken. We enjoyed both. We shared a bottle of AR, an Argentinian Blend. Friday night they have 25% off bottles of wine. Yummy and great presentation.
Creative menu, excellent meal.
Wonderful presentation of delicious meal. The halibut was outstanding. Dessert was the highlight of a fantastic evening
Great service, attractive setting, inter ...
Great service, attractive setting, interesting menu.
A wonderful and enjoyable meal. Interesting dishes. Mine was a halibut, excellently prepared with quinoa and other veggies. Small but pleasant wine list. Very attractive setting.
One of the best in Rehoboth
We had been meaning to try Bramble & Brine for a while, and took the opportunity Easter Sunday. While the menu is a little 'foodie', we all really enjoyed the quality, and presentation for each course. Our wine selections were great (helps to have oenophile friends), and the options were varied enough to satisfy them. Would certainly highly recommend for a special occasion, as the prices were on the medium/high end, but even with that taken into account, we still felt that the prices were very reasonable based on the quality of the meal and the experience.
Wonderful food and servicw
This restaurant is not for people who like large portions and common food choices. I fit neither of those categories, and we loved it form soup to spaghetti to pink grapefruit cake to duck. It was a wonderful evening and meal in every respect. A foodie's dream.
I must admit that after reading some of the reviews, I was a bit concerned about going there.After dining there, I was pleasantly surprised and thought that "those people"must have eaten elsewhere. It's a bit pricey,but not over priced. Our meals were 5 star to say the least and so was the service!
The restaurant was all the talk when it first opened, so I was looking forward to trying it, now that has re-opened. We opted for the tasting menu (at $75 each), with a bottle of wine (not the pairings). Each course was pretty much a disappointment, some things were fair at best (the fluke, the short rib and the soup), others were okay to good (the Ferment dish, and the creme caramel, for example), but none of the courses were wonderful, or even excellent. In retrospect, I wish we had simply sampled different small, medium and large plates instead of choosing the tasting menu. The service was attentive, so at least that was a plus. We left, spending roughly $200 on nothing memorable at all.
Felt like we were traveling abroad
I can't remember the last time I had such an interesting meal in a U.S. restaurant. Great for adventurous foodies, and because they have so many small plate and charcuterie options, we got to try a lot of things. The wait staff was knowledgeable of the menu and happy to make suggestions. Their drinks were yummy, too - we had the Granada, a tequila drink, and liked it a lot. They have a tasting menu, but we thought it sounded like too much food, so we picked a la carte and had a lot of fun with it. Service was great, too. It wasn't too busy, so we didn't rush and they never brought anything out before the previous course was cleared away. Quite a nice change of pace from most restaurants these days.
Nice atmosphere and service. I thought t ...
Nice atmosphere and service. I thought the menu was limited and my entree was a little small for the price.
Truly a delight from start to finish. Our dining experience exceeded our expectations. Warm, welcoming, modern, artistic atmosphere. Cozy bar with creative and well made cocktails. Attentive, knowledgeable, and classy waitstaff. And of course our meals. Inventive, creative, unique, delectable. All incredibly presented. Loved this place. Superb!
In my humble opinion, this restaurant is ...
In my humble opinion, this restaurant is not what it used to be. When it first opened, we dined there a couple of times; and, I very much enjoyed my meal. This time the food was mediocre; although my husband enjoyed his tender duck. I think my tastes are more plebeian and simpler than the current menu. Bramble and Brine may be a good restaurant for foodies.
The restaurant was very nice and the food was good
We got the tasting menu which was good but not excellent. The wine pairing was nice, but quite expensive. We should have stuck with getting something off of the menu and going with a favorite. It was valentine's so probably not a good choice to get the tasting menu. We had a soup which was cold and the fish was very salty. The beef was excellent. I would recommend this place for a small group or two people only as tables are very close to one another. The cocktails were excellent.
We were there with 6 people after we ordered I t took a long time the manger came over said something happened with computor never sent order to Kitchen we understood that but he offered to get drinks if we wanted one so we all ordered but to our surprise and disappointment we wherechared for them . we all cross the restaurant off our list.
Ahhh! It's back!
For their opening weekend, the chef focused on flavors and unique offerings. I had the octopus and who knew that it would be considered another white meat?!? So tender and flavorful...I was able to cut it with my fork. The cocktails were superb, especially the Granada and the Manhattan. I highly recommend the duck. We will definitely be back.
Lovely dinner. My OK review of service w ...
Lovely dinner. My OK review of service was because they were slow, but it was really crowded and of season so that has to be a tough adjustment.
Great way to start the new year with din ...
Great way to start the new year with dinner in Rehoboth ! Loved B & B!
A beautiful New Years Eve spent in a lovely ambiance and well presented dishes. The staff was attentive and pleasant. My chocolate desert was exceptional. Enjoyed spending a moment watching the kitchen staff through a special window. Would do it again.
Such a beautiful restaurant. Excellent, attentive service without being intrusive. The scallop appetizer was incredible! Possibly the best scallops we have ever had! The venison and the lobster were both very, very good. The desserts were amazing. The decor is wonderful, and the ambiance felt just right.
"Xmas Eve 'Tasting Menu' a Real Treat...but..."
Booked early at this elegant Rehoboth eatery...opted for 2 'tasting menus' (6 courses, $65.); 4 courses were truly excellent (poached oysters, seared tenderloin, osso bucco, and scrumptious dessert), the soup and rabbit just so-so. The French Press coffee was a nice touch (but $6. extra?), and our excellent Spanish wine (Godelia Mencia) good value at $36. It was a busy night, our personable server, Mike, did well juggling multiple tables but 2 of our courses reached our table ahead of the necessary 'tools' (spoon/fork/knife)...perhaps more coordination needed between kitchen & server (or adding silverware ahead for 'tastings'. Recommend interior seating to avoid busy, trafficked entry-way; this is a really good dining location...and could be outstanding with consistent attention to detail
First ime dining here
Excellent in every way. Reservations were honored and checked by phone and level of courtesy was wonderful. This was Christmas Eve when many dining places are closed here and those open are limited in menu and service. This was was tops in every respect and I note the friendliness of the others eating in engaging near-by tables. This will be a frequent stop until summer.
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