About Domaine Hudson
Wilmington, DE 19801
Described as “one of Delaware's premier destinations for truly appreciating and understanding the dynamics of upscale food and wine” by The News Journal food critic, Domaine Hudson was awarded 3.5 stars (of 4) and recognized as "Closer to Perfection", and has consistently been providing a place for great wine and food since November 2005. Delaware’s first true wine bar, they offer almost 40 wines to taste in 1½, 3 & 5-oz pours. The award winning wines by the bottle list features a broad array of about 450 old and new world wines & 90+ craft beers. Frequently changing menu items allow the chefs to be creative and focus on quality ingredients. Small plate options, provide a perfect opportunity for wine pairing, or guests can simply choose from full size entrees. Whether you are an experienced oenophile or just want to enjoy some great wine/beer, the servers, who all have a knowledge of what they are pouring, can guide you through a memorable dining experience in an inviting atmosphere.
Contemporary American, American
Hours of Operation:
Monday: 5:00 - 10:00 pm
Tuesday: 5:00 - 10:00 pm
Wednesday: 5:00 - 10:00 pm
Thursday: 5:00 - 10:00 pm
Friday: 5:00 11:00 pm
Saturday: 5:00 - 11:00 pm
Sunday: CLOSED - Available Private Event
Between 13th & 14th Streets
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Domaine Hudson will cater intimate home dinners, weddings, parties, business dinners and fundraisers for up to 100 guests off site.
Metered parking in front of the restaurant. Free off-street parking is available after 5 pm in the Christiana Care Annex private parking lot 1/2 block from restaurant. To access the lot, the entrance is at 14th & Washington, immediately before the Washington St. Bridge. From the lot, walk south on Washington Street (toward downtown) about 1/2 block; restaurant is on the left. View a map and directions on our website at http://domainehudson.com/parking.html
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Private Party Facilities:
Domaine Hudson is the premiere choice for private dining in Wilmington, Delaware. We work with you to custom-tailor a flawless experience for your party, anniversary, wedding celebration, wine tasting, networking event, or business meeting. Your guests will thoroughly enjoy the seasonal cuisine of our culinary team and selections from our award-winning wine list, which OpenTable named one of the top 50 in the U.S.
Our newly renovated dining rooms accommodate private parties from 7 to 70 people, and our state-of-the-art sound system ensures your guests won’t miss a word (or a beat).
Please call or send an email message (email@example.com) to discuss your event and book your room at the best Wilmington, Delaware restaurant.
Alternatively, let Domaine Hudson come to you. From gallery openings, social gatherings, and galas to corporate lunches, dinners, and events, Domaine Hudson ensures an effortless, impressive affair.
Private Party Contact:
Beth Ross: (302) 655-9463
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Delivery, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Information on monthly wine dinners and tastings can be found at www.domainehudson.com.
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Domaine Hudson Ratings and Reviews
My first time at Domaine. I had the Wagy ...
My first time at Domaine. I had the Wagyu beef which was fabulous. Also shared a side of roasted brussel sprouts on a bed of ricotta and roasted eggplant. Finished off with a slice of excellent pecan pie with chocolate hazelnut gelato. Great meal!
I went with a friend after reading wonde ...
I went with a friend after reading wonderful reviews. It's pricey: with a modest bottle of wine and tip, we clocked in over $100 pp but we knew that going in. And while aspects of the meal were excellent, overall I just don't see the value.
If you go, do get the cheese board; it was a highlight. I had the steak, which was good but not excellent. Dessert (banana bread pudding) was very good.
Two years in a row we came for New Years ...
Two years in a row we came for New Years Eve dinner . Once again an outstanding meal .
The Pre fixed tasting menu was fit for any Foodie .
Service once again was knowledgeable , prompt and frankly awesome ! Selected a Cab from the wine list , a reasonably priced 2012 Carr (was great ) .
Pretty much Love this place .
We found the food to be very good though ...
We found the food to be very good though a bit limited on the choices. Perhaps because it was New Year's Eve (but it didn't appear to be overly busy) our service was rather slow. It took quite a while to get past the "getting water" part until we received a little bread (after asking for it) and then a while longer to get the food order. Once the food order was in, the service appeared to pick up pace and be better. The other issue we had was how close we were to the table next to us...I think it was a bit uncomfortable for them as well as us being able to hear each others conversations. My final comment is that we will return in spite of the things mentioned above.
Have usually enjoyed the food and servic ...
Have usually enjoyed the food and service at this restaurant , but on the two latest visits the service was unusually uneven and almost poor. For example the steak and lobster dishes were delivered just warm when they should be hot. The wine we ordered to be served with the entrée was delivered when we were well into our dinner. We have gone back to this restaurant many times for its superior food, service and wine selection. DH has now failed us on both counts. We are now reluctant to recommend this restaurant.
We celebrated NYE at Domaine and were qu ...
We celebrated NYE at Domaine and were quite pleased with the food, service, wine and ambiance. Domaine does fine dining right: coat check, extensive wine list, thoughtful but intriguing menu items, and professional service. The smoke salmon app was incredible as was the coulette steak. We will certainly be back!
The cocktails were exceptionally crafted ...
The cocktails were exceptionally crafted. John the bartender was a real professional. Had the charcuterie plate. Each taste was better than the last. All items on the plate are made in house. The small size is more than enough for two.
Dinner was fantastic. The duck superb. I like that I could order 3 oz pours of wine. The service could not have been better.
So glad we went.
Our meals were absolutely delicious. The ...
Our meals were absolutely delicious. The service from all Domaine Hudson team members was impeccable. I highly recommend dining at Domaine Hudson, especially for a romantic dinner, a special occasion. I am an active duty military service member who has discriminating tastes. I was most pleased with our dining experience. Recommend the cheese board (appetizer), the Green Circle Farms Chicken Roulade and for dessert, the Butterscotch Banana Bread.
We love Domaine Hudson! We have eaten th ...
We love Domaine Hudson! We have eaten there frequently since our move to Delaware. Excellent service, delicious food, great wine list featuring some unusual selections that are carefully curated. Don't hesitate to try Domaine Hudson.
The amount of service we experienced was ...
The amount of service we experienced was impressive and timely. The waiters description of the dinner specials was also impressive as he articulated every detail. The entrees were perfectly presented and plated well. Although I thought the price for two people with only two drinks ordered was a little on the high side, but not outrageous considering the level of qualified service.
We dined at Domain Hudson on Christmas E ...
We dined at Domain Hudson on Christmas Eve. There were five us including my 85 year old mother. The entire staff was attentive and accommodating. Our meals were delicious from appetizers to desert!! We had a wonderful experience for this special occasion. I would highly recommend this gem of s restaurant!
Our server was very good and responsive ...
Our server was very good and responsive to our needs. The coctails before dinner were also outstanding. The wine selection was very nice. Our meal was good and everyone at the table wanted to try the chicken dish when we return for our next dining experience.
The best restaurant meal I've had in Wil ...
The best restaurant meal I've had in Wilmington all year. My main dish was the Wagyu "culotte" steak, which was so good I contemplated eating another the same night. (Not that it wasn't a sizeable portion.) My companions all ordered the duck, and all enjoyed it. First courses and dessert were also excellent.
The wine list seems good, but the iPad wine list thing is tiresome.
Service was properly friendly and attentive.
Wine selection, table service & staff at ...
Wine selection, table service & staff attention were excellent, as was the much of our meal. Noise level was nearly unbearable due to a boistrous table of six (we were seated in the newly redone room off the bar); our excellent waiter graciously moved us to a high top table for our dessert - much better!
Unequivocally, the finest dining experie ...
Unequivocally, the finest dining experience in the state of Delaware. Newest menu offered the branzino and some new takes on fresh pasta. The opportunity to have small/large plates is further proof of their willingness to please the customer. Can think of no restaurant with a wine list that compares. Add old world cocktails by the artisan bartenders, grown-up service and you've got yourself a very sophisticated First State dining experience. Well worth the drive from any state line. A special place, run by special people.
This has been one of our favorite places ...
This has been one of our favorite places for years and they never disappoint. They have on of the most extensive wine lists in the area and the menu is always refreshed and interesting. The wait staff has always been conscientious and friendly.
Once again, we thoroughly enjoyed our ev ...
Once again, we thoroughly enjoyed our evening at Domaine Hudson. This time we met friends there who had not been there before and they requested that we meet there when we get together the next time. They loved it, too.
I had an absolutely outstanding meal at ...
I had an absolutely outstanding meal at Domaine Hudson last week, as did my dining companions. Everything "pops" with wonderful and unique flavors. Very knowledgeable waiter in regards to both the food and wine choices. It's a fun, intimate, cozy place to share a wonderful meal.
Celebrated 2 birthdays and one wedding a ...
Celebrated 2 birthdays and one wedding anniversary and the staff made sure they were all recognized. Food was superb - the mixture of flavors, spices, and ingredients proved this chef is extremely talented and creative. Have dined here before, although not recently, but this was by far the best dining experience yet. Highly recommend.
If you are looking for interesting and o ...
If you are looking for interesting and outstanding food, on a limited menu, this is the place! The service was awful, however. We were seated for more than 45 minutes before the waiter came over to take our order, and then we were told that they ran out of one of the two fish dishes. Maybe if we were able to order sooner, the fish would have been available. Our water was not replenished in a timely manner. The eggplant appetizer was fabulous. Be sure to make all allergies known to the waiter because he doesn't ask and all the ingredients are not listed in the description. We had to send the steak back because it came with sesame seeds, which were an allergen. We were told that it would take 20 mins to prepare another, so we had to settle for a pasta dish, which was good but not what we wanted. It is always awkward for everyone when one guest is without food while the others have been served, but that is what we experienced. The chicken (which was ordered because of the fish gap) was excellent and the duck was the best ever! The whole branzinno was delicate and served with crispy kimchi. If you want a green vegetable with your meal, you will need to order that separately. The butterscotch banana bread pudding was scarfed up in a flash and the chocolate ginger dessert was sophisticated and not too sweet.
We had a fantastic meal Saturday night! ...
We had a fantastic meal Saturday night! I had the Barramundi and it was so good. My husband had the duck and said it was the best duck he has ever had... Our waiter was fantastic. I can't remember his name but he had a foreign accent. He was wonderful. Made our night even better!
We had received a gift certificate as an ...
We had received a gift certificate as an anniversary present. We found the restaurant intimate but very noisy due to the close proximity of the tables. I had a shaved celery salad that was a little overdressed. I don't remember which salad my husband had, but his was a little more delicately flavored. My chicken roulades were delicious. His Wagyu steak was a little chewy.
This is an outstanding restaurant. The ...
This is an outstanding restaurant. The menu is both creative and robust, with many unique options -- all four that we had were exquisite. The staff is wonderful, providing attentive yet not overly obtrusive service. The wine list is excellent!
We did the 4 course meal. Both food and ...
We did the 4 course meal. Both food and service were amazing. Restaurant has a expansive list of wines, along with some craft beers and mix drinks. The only thing that was slightly annoying was a light fixture that flickered from time to time.
Creative, High-Quality Cuisine. The new ...
Creative, High-Quality Cuisine. The new additions to the menu are outstanding, specially the Barramundi and the Chicken roulade.
A miss on the Squash Cake, but the appetizers and entrees more than make up for this little "detail".
Service, as always impeccable and friendly. We always feel like home.
Gale and I were impressed with the avail ...
Gale and I were impressed with the availability of really good wines by the glass, Richard's attentiveness and interest in our making our 25th anniversary a special time, the presentation of food was classy, the atmosphere was comfortable and quiet enough for conversation. Will recommend Domaine Hudson to our friends. Wish this place was in Lewes DE.
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