About Domaine Hudson
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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: 3026559463x
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 husband and I chose Domaine Hudson fo ...
My husband and I chose Domaine Hudson for our 46th anniversary celebration. Because I an allergic to garlic and onion, our server, Steve, took the menu to the chef and they figured out which foods I could order. Everything was perfect from the pear salad, the cheese board, to the entrée of barramundi and of course dessert.
We had a great time and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Thank you!!!
Steve delivered an outstanding experienc ...
Steve delivered an outstanding experience service-wise. He is a total foodie and was able to talk through each menu item in detail because he gets it. My boyfriend wasn't that familiar with most of the menu items, but after Steve described everything, he knew exactly what to order. Steve was spot-on and the food was excellent! The wine pours are stingy for the price... but I know that is typical these days.
The food was great. The cheese tray was ...
The food was great. The cheese tray was phenomenal. There was one light that kept blinking, and I got a stink bug on me, but the food was well worth the complications.
If it's your anniversary, they'll give you a coupon at the end of the meal to sue within the next 30 days. A little self-serving, but they meant well.
I was born and raised in Wilmington and ...
I was born and raised in Wilmington and this was far and above the best meal I have ever had while dining out in this town.
The server recommended and very nice - and reasonably priced - wine at our request. The service continued to be prompt, informed and courteous while not intrusive for the remainder of the evening.
We both ordered the prix fixe, which was reasonably priced. While the menu was not expansive it was well balanced.
Oh, and the food was excellent! While I am no food critic I know a good meal when I've had one.
My wife and I had gone for our anniversary but it was not the event which made the meal. Rather, it was the meal which made the event that much more enjoyable.
Another great dining experience at Domai ...
Another great dining experience at Domaine Hudson. The consistently high quality quality of food, ambiance and service are what make this restaurant one of the best in the Delaware Valley.
Our dining experience was enhanced by the "Delaware Dines Out", $35 three course menu, which was an exceptional value.
Another outstanding meal with excellent ...
Another outstanding meal with excellent menu choices and great presentation. Michael, restaurant manager along with wait staff were attentive and their menu recommendations were right on.
A gem in the Wilmington, DE market!
No one is perfect and no restaurant is e ...
No one is perfect and no restaurant is either. My wife and I are regulars . Sometimes the mark of a really good restaurant is how they handle missteps. On Saturday night we dined here. I had the duck , which I usually do , and as always it was wonderful. My wife ordered the Hawaiian Ono which is really wahoo. It was over cooked. The waiter who was excellent, by the way, could not have been nicer. The dish was wisked away and my wife decided to go with her standby , the bronzino . It came out fast and was probably the best she had ever eaten , and I might add, perfectly cooked. The manager was great checking on us and even offering us a complimentary glass of wine. It made my wife feel better when he said the chef had tasted the Ono and agreed with her. The waiter was very intuitive because I had finished eating but he brought me a new place setting anticipating I might help eat the new fish. He was right.
Kudos to you Domaine Hudson keep up the great food and great customer service.
We celebrated our 35 year anniversary at ...
We celebrated our 35 year anniversary at Domaine Hudson this past Monday. As always, booking through Open Table was fast and easy. The wine list at Domaine Hudson is extensive and we took advantage of one of the wine flights offered, which was a great way to get a taste of several well matched wines. My wife and I had the scallops as an appetizer and the Hawian Ono as our entree. Both where excellent. Light but very, very flavorful. The service was also excellent. Very attentive but never rushed. This was a great choice for a special celebration.
Domain Hudson is one of our favorite Wil ...
Domain Hudson is one of our favorite Wilmington restaurants. This visit was with good friends. We arrived early and ordered the artisan cheese board with drinks while we waited. the cheeses were expertly selected.
Each of us enjoyed our meal. I had the Branzino which was expertly prepared and properly filleted. It was a Friday night and we were all too tired after drinks and 2 bottles of wine carefully selected by Richard, the sommelier, to even think about dessert, though their desserts are wonderful.
Overpriced, simpleton menu, slow service ...
Overpriced, simpleton menu, slow service, overcooked and mislabeled duck option, dry AND undercooked fish. You can do much better in Wilmington. However, wonderful bar service and extraordinary specialized cocktails.
We went late on a Tuesday night and were ...
We went late on a Tuesday night and were treated like new best friends! The restaurant has a nice ambiance and a layout that can handle a large group without spoiling it for a couple. All of the staff were very friendly and accommodating. The wine selection is quite varied but also very reasonable and the sommelier was knowledgeable. The menu offerings are creative and well presented and were served at the correct temperature. We will definitely be returning
As a vegetarian, I typically dine with m ...
As a vegetarian, I typically dine with my meat-eating family, and generally speaking, do not have issues either finding something on the menu or asking the server/chef if they could prepare a vegetarian plate. Again, most of the time, chef's are more than happy to accommodate and at times, even delight in coming up with an 'off the cuff' creation. Domaine Hudson's own website says that they can accommodate any and all types of particular diets, such as vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, etc. I had previously been to Domaine Hudson over a year or so ago and they did just that, the chef created a vegetable platter that was delicious and appreciated with no questions asked. However, this most recent visit was a different story. Our server seemed confused by the request and all but said that what was on the menu was all that there was and "if you don't like it...." Then after several back and forths with the server, the chef and the manager, they were still resistant to our accommodation request and said we would just have to choose from the menu if we wanted anything at all. After mixing and matching some vegetables on the menu (which the chef could have done on his/her own), we began the over 45 minute wait for our meals. As the restaurant was not crowded in the least, it felt like we were being punished for being 'difficult.' I have never felt so ostracized in a restaurant before and would certainly not patronize this place again.
Loved the menu items. It was difficult ...
Loved the menu items. It was difficult for my wife and I to make a selection. Food was hot on arrival; beautiful presentation. Did not care for music selection. We did not think it fit the ambiance. Jazz or even world music would be a better background. Interesting wine list with a good variety of by-the-glass choices. It is also smart to offer glasses of different size pours. We will return.
The scallop first course was delicious! ...
The scallop first course was delicious! The carrots added a bit of sweetness and I loved the seeds that gave it some crunch. The tomato salad was also great. The peach mustard added a unique flavor. The semolina gnocchi was very flavorful. The crispy lamb ham really made it extra good! We have never been disappointed in our meals and the service has always been the best. Absolutely our favorite DE restaurant!!!
Alot more than meets the eye
Unassuming facade and less than appealing location is misleading. This place rocks! More than just a wine bar, the food was spectacular. Well prepared, appropriately portioned, seasoned to perfection. 3 of us all had different entres and everyone loved everything. Pair the food with the wine under, the guidance of the staff and it made for a really enjoyable occasion. Next time I am in town, eating here will be a priority!
Nice Sunday Supper
My wife and I decided to go out for dinner on the Sunday over Memorial Day holiday, and it was nice that Domaine Hudson was open. We've eaten here a number of times, and really enjoy the cooking of their Chef Dwyane (sp?). Although he was not cooking this past Sunday, we had a fine meal-1st course for me of very meaty and flavorful NJ Scallops, wonderfully cooked, followed by an nice Wagyu beef and sausage main course. Beef was very tasty (although a bit more gristle than I would expect with such pricy beef) as was the sausage and the accompanying rhone wine was a great choice to go with the meat. My wife's walnut apple and lettuce salad was very generous, with lots of walnuts and great flavor. Her Ono was meaty and had nice flavors, although a bit dry. The restaurant could use a couple more sparklers by the glass, as the current selections are a bit limited and not that interesting. Nonetheless as always, a very pleasant experience, and good food and decent wines (my wife's champagne, while not flawed, was not up to the price point in terms of overall quality).
A good friend recommended Domaine Hudson to me and it was a special night out with my Lady. I have high standards for our time out and this experience fulfilled all of my expectations. Very careful attention to our needs. Perfect atmosphere. We will go again!
My wife and I have been to Domaine Hudso ...
My wife and I have been to Domaine Hudson many times and they have never disappointed us. The food has always been as expected and the service has been attentive. Their wine list is so extensive that they have it on dedicated iPads.
Best in Town
I have lived in Delaware for over 40 years and have been to many of its better restaurants. Our meal at Domaine Hudson was one of the best I have ever had in Delaware. All three of us were very pleased with our dinners, as well as the service. This restaurant has been pretty good for years. Now it is excellent.
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