About The Green Room at the Hotel du Pont
Enjoy French cuisine in the Green Room, in an unforgettable setting of fumed oak paneling, coffered oak beamed ceiling, gold chandeliers, Italian mosaic and original oil paintings.
Music is played weekends from the musicians gallery overlooking the restaurant. The Green Room at the Hotel du Pont is winner of the Four-Diamond AAA Award for 30 consecutive years, and Wine Spectators "Best of Award of Excellence" for 2015.
The Green Room features a colorful combination of new and old; including shimmering draperies, comfortable wingback chairs, and Versace patterned china. The legendary elegance and comfort of the historic Green Room are complemented by a fresh, seasonally-inspired menu under the direction of Executive Chef Keith Miller and Sous Chef Bill Wilczynski. An award-winning wine collection and impeccable service combine for an unforgettable fine dining experience.
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Saturday : 7:00 AM - 11 AM ; Sunday : 7 AM - 9:45 AM
Lunch: Monday - Saturday : 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Dinner : Sunday Thursday: 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday- Saturday: 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Brunch: Sunday: 10 AM - 1 PM
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Hotel valet and self-parking available. Valet parking is complimentary for all dinner patrons.
Keith Miller C.E.C.
Private Party Contact:
Alan Robinson: 3025943256x
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
The Green Room at the Hotel du Pont Ratings and Reviews
Sunday nights at the hotel DuPont are th ...
Sunday nights at the hotel DuPont are the best kept secret in Wilmington. I highly recommend the Sunday night 3 course dinner. I don't know if the price fluctuates but it was 3 courses for $35. It was delicious. The green room is lovely especially during the holidays. And the best part is the peaceful atmosphere- you can actually have a conversation. And the famous hotel cookies come with your bill.
Impressive elegant decor with exceptiona ...
Impressive elegant decor with exceptionally well prepared food either for breakfast, Sunday brunch or dinner. Service is attentive to every need in a warm atmosphere . Dishes are prepared fresh and with creativity with a nice menu selection . The breathtaking high ceiling with decorations, will transport you to another century reminiscent of old established European elegance and refinement. The Green Room is one of the three most elegant dining rooms we have ever come across and the experience we had was exceptional . We are well traveled and would challenge sny reader to identify a more beautiful and elegant dining room than the Green Room at the Hotel DuPont in Wilmington Delaware. Bon appetit!
This is the third time we have experienc ...
This is the third time we have experienced issues with the Green Room on a day of a show. We elected not to do the buffet, which seemed to cause an issue. It appeared that ordering from the menu means extra time. I mentioned that I would like coffee after our meal and before we were near to finishing we were brought a plate of cookies, which we felt meant, you are finished. Then, after a long while the server came to collect the plates and asked if we wanted more. Very confusing message for us. It is not what I have experience before, but I am concerned that this is the third time I have experienced this. Going to give it one more try before the next event.
This was a positive experience with grea ...
This was a positive experience with great service, ambiance,and high quality food, but I was very disappointed in the limited menu. There were only 4 potential entrees. I seldom order steak when I dine out because I can get that at home, but chose it as the only possibility I cared for from the menu. That being said, the steak was excellent and prepared perfectly.
The overall experience was disappointing ...
The overall experience was disappointing. What was once a place one would be thrilled to go, I found the experience to be nothing like it was only a few years ago. For the entire first hour, we were the only couple there, and then only one other couple came in before we left. The room was dark , but one of the draperies was torn which took away from the ambiance. The food was OK.
The food portions were a lot bigger than ...
The food portions were a lot bigger than I expected. The tuna was unbelievable. The chef did an amazing job with pairing the wine with the different courses. I would highly recommend for a special occasion of if you want to impress a date.
It's the Green Room- what else needs to ...
It's the Green Room- what else needs to be said? It is still elegant beyond any other setting in the city. If you want formal, with attention to detail, and service that is attentive but not overbearing, this is the place. We participated in the Delaware Dines Out program and it was worth every penny. We added a glass of champagne to the prix fix menu for a reasonable amount. I was curious as to how the food would be, as my family had attended the Mother's Day brunch two years ago. Then, the food was mundane and really quite boring. For DDO, the menu was top notch. The only less than perfect aspect of the meal is the funky dinner plates that are used for the main course. They are very oddly shaped - very modern - and don't fit the elegance of the room. Placing a knife or fork on the rim of the plate was impossible.Overall, it is THE Green Room and lived up to our expectations.
We decided to return after a long absenc ...
We decided to return after a long absence. Last experience not pleasant. Delighted with the Dining Out Delaware 3 course price fixe menu. Superb selections all done with perfection. Our server, Tim, made the evening especially memorable. We will certainly return.
The kitchen/Waiter forgot one order of s ...
The kitchen/Waiter forgot one order of steak entre which was noted but never received.
The seafoodtable was out of salmon,the shrimp were very tiny canned shrimp, a slim offering of food , service was good but needs improvement. The main course was excellent
Wonderful Occasion Friends told us that ...
Friends told us that when visiting Wilmington, The Green Room was the place to dine just to see the spectacular room. They were right, but not only is the room spectacular but the food is outstanding, also. The entire experience from the room to the food to the service was well worth the trip to downtown Wilmington.
It was perfect for our birthday brunch c ...
It was perfect for our birthday brunch celebration. We cannot say enough about the thoughtful and attentive service. Our food was delicious, we enjoyed the variety of selections, and of course, the traditional macaroons for which they famous.
The pianist was wonderful, décor elegant, ambience serene....
We went on Sunday night and had the Sund ...
We went on Sunday night and had the Sunday dinner menu. There was one server who opened the wine away from the table. It was white wine and it was not cold at service. He often neglected to put the bottle in the ice bucket. We got up repeatedly to put it in ourselves, and to pour for ourselves. My family's food was delicious, they say. But my soup and the crab meat in it were cold, and my chicken was dry and tough. Dessert was delicious. Doubtful we'll go back, but definitely not on a Sunday.
This is a beautiful old hotel dining roo ...
This is a beautiful old hotel dining room. But I think the hotel is resting on it laurels. It service was not as good as a Friendly's! The wine would not of been poured if we didn't do it, there were few check backs, and the food was over done. My friend ordered the crab cake with soft shell crab, she said the crab cake was meaty with limited bread crumbs, but the soft shell crabs were over breaded. and over cooked. I was the most disappointed, and my friend agreed with me. I ordered the salmon, my server didn't ask how I l would like it, but I didn't think I had to in a high end restaurant. It was over cooked and dry, but with good flavor. There had micro root veggies, that were cute, but were equal to about two mouthfuls. The real disappointment was the wild rice, which I normally love, but it was uncooked, I didn't eat it. I told the waiter, he said he would let the chef know, but later told me he couldn't. The Maitre D came over, I was trying to be nice, so I said I love the look of the dining room, but was very disappointed with the rice,it was raw, (it was the consistency of bird seed). He said he would let the chef know, he really appreciated me letting him know, they love to always improve. BUT that is where it stopped, they did NOTHING!. It was like what I told him didn't mater. I guess I should of yelled and made a big deal. I thought they might apologize again, and maybe comp the dessert. NOTHING! Really they should off comped the meal when half the meal wasn't eaten. Oh well, hopefully you learn from my mistake, and try a different place to eat.
Needed a reservation even though 60% of ...
Needed a reservation even though 60% of tables were empty. We went to a show at Hotel that night. Food was tasty, servings on the small side. Service was excellent, very pricy but very professional. We enjoyed it.
There have been stories in the Media abo ...
There have been stories in the Media about the Hotel du Pont being sold, so Mom and I decided to have dinner in the Green Room before it is gone. The dinner was wonderful -- I had the Beet, Pear, and Strawberry Salad and Pan-Roasted Bronzino, while Mom had the Chilled Pineapple and Mango Soup and the Wild Caught Salmon. Each entree was modified to our needs without any issues. My only concern was the demeanor of the service staff. I'm not sure if our server was nervous, but his voice was a bit loud and giddy. The other server that night felt it necessary to "bash" the decor and music of the Green Room so that anyone in the room could hear, comparing it to hotel restaurants in NYC that have "adapted" to changing times and tastes. I was saddened to see that there were only two tables being used the night we were there. Change is often difficult and I hope that Wilmington doesn't lose an iconic landmark hotel / restaurant.
Beautiful inside and out with great serv ...
Beautiful inside and out with great service. No Filet Mignon on the menu, the Surf and Turf being Lobster (excellent) and barrel cut ribeye. The barrel cut ribeye, ordered medium rare, was tough, dry and lacking in flavor. I'm comparing the ribeye to Bonz and 1776 restaurants.
Magnificent dining room with fine old wo ...
Magnificent dining room with fine old world service; elegant as it was in the 1900s. But the food, beautifully presented as it was, can only be described as good; not worth the price. I ordered the crab cake which had been touted as "consistently good" in a recent food review article. It was "good", but it was accompanied by a soft shell crab which was prepared tempura style. It was all batter crunch with no taste or texture of a soft shell crab. Hopefully for this icon, the future owners of the Hotel DuPont will preserve the magnificence of the dining room but reinvent the menu.
We took our house guest to the Green Roo ...
We took our house guest to the Green Room for a special breakfast before taking her to the bus, which was only a 10 minute ride away. It was the perfect way to end a lovely visit. The service was impeccable and the room is the most elegant thing in Wilmington Delaware. It is reminiscent of the great restaurants in the New York Plaza Hotel on Fifth Avenue at Central Park.
The morning we were there a buffet was offered but we we chose to use the menu. Each of our breakfast entrees were excellent, and I would give each "best in class, ever" for each very different offering. I had the Creamed Chipped Beef (with truffle oil) on toast, which came with a fried egg. I asked for a side of asparagus, and it was provided, even though it was not on the list of sides. My husband got the Bagel with Salmon, red onion and cream cheese. It a came elegantly plated and was a huge amount of salmon. The red onion was sliced micro-thin and seemed slightly pickled. Our guest had the Belgian Waffles with bacon and blue berries. They were also elegantly plated and disappeared quickly. I must say I also enjoyed the classic music playing in the background on the excellent sound system at a level that did not interfere with conversation.. We have been there for dinner when their was live piano music, and also enjoyed that.
The food and service were excellent. The ...
The food and service were excellent. There were problems with the drinks as the bartender was not sure how to make some of them although they were rather basic. He apologized (via the waiter) that he did not have onions for the gin gimlets! He also sent out Rose's Lime juice in case either of the people wanted more in their gimlets. Two martinis had been ordered, one came with olives and the other with cucumber. Overall, it was an enjoyable evening.
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