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
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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/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, High Tea, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
The Green Room at the Hotel du Pont Ratings and Reviews
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.
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.
At first we were skeptical that the food ...
At first we were skeptical that the food will be good because the bread was cold and the spinach salad was ordinary.
Then the duck trio and scallop/shrimps (No prawns available. Substituted with shrimps for the same price of prawns.) were creative and flavorful. The dessert, Mandarin Soufflé Glacé, was refreshing and light.
The Sunday dinner menu before the show a ...
The Sunday dinner menu before the show at the Playhouse was limited. It only had 4 entrees and the rest sandwiches and appetizers. The salmon was good but extremely salty and hard to finish. The service was horrible. The waiter did not have answers to any of our questions except the soup du jour. He did not know the vegetarian special for the evening, did not know what cheeses were on the cheese tray, did not know the vegetable of the day that came with the entrees. He kept going back to get the answers but acted like it was a bother. He has been there for many years and this is not acceptable in such a fine hotel and restaurant. Portion sizes were ok but not great. Along with the salmon came a few very skinny asparagus and a plateful of potatoes (which we don't eat). We never saw him during our meal and had to flag him down to get our bill. It will be a long time before we go back to the Green Room.
Pleasantly surprised! The Sunday brunch ...
Pleasantly surprised! The Sunday brunch buffet was lovely. Varied and high quality selection. Omelettes were awesome and so was the perfectly med rare fillet. Hallie our server was great as well! Totally on point, gracious and genuine.
Sunday brunch green room hotel dupont
This is the sort of brunch experience one hopes for but seldom finds. A beautiful space, excellent service, not noisy (even though there was a live piano), a extremely wide variety of food from breakfast standard, to unusual hors d'oeuvres and pastries, an omelet station and carved roast beef. Also included was either a mimosa or a bloody mary and "bottomless" fruit juice. At $38. per person, a real bargain as well. We plan to return even though we live in Philadelphia.
Beautiful room. Perfect for our annivers ...
Beautiful room. Perfect for our anniversary. The room was quiet but we went early so perhaps the room is more lively later in the night. Service was outstanding. The food was very good. We both had the duck which I would recommend.
Four of us went to the Green Room 2 hour ...
Four of us went to the Green Room 2 hours before the show in the Hotel. Service started out well, with quick, but not rushed, orders, first course and main course. Then it was all downhill as we sat with finished plates for a long while before they were picked. Two of us had the Fixed Price Theatre special and we received our deserts quickly, even before the others had ordered theirs. Again, a long wait to order deserts and coffees, another long wait to receive the other deserts and some, but not all the coffees. Trying to get people's attention was arduous, but we finally received the missing coffee and tea. You guessed it! Another long wait to get the bill! I don't understand this, particularly given that the dinning room was only 50-60% filled!
I mentioned this to the Matre d' as we left, and she said all the right things, but I wonder if she took it anywhere. Hence, this review!
Mother's Day Brunch
The food was good but thought it would be more interesting for Mother's day. Dessert table was bland. Hot food limited. The fish and shellfish were good. Service was excellent. Dupont hotel decor seems outdated. Would go back for weekly brunch.
Not what a meal & service used to be.
The menu was limited. Some really enjoyed their meals some did not. 3 people had the braised short ribs, and although quite tasty - very tough and hard to eat.
The service was nothing exceptional - used to be they would fold your napkin when you left the table, crumb your place setting - none of those touches were there.
Husband was served a bottle of beer that was flat and past its use by date.
The first maitre d was quite snobby and rude. My salmon was overcooked.
not really worth it.
Took my parents here for Sunday Brunch and it was good, not great. They used to have a great omlette station wth lobster, crab, and all other kinds of great ingredients, but this time, the selection wasnt the best (ham, onion, peppers, mushrooms, cheese). Everything else they had put was vety nice. However, the macaroons they make here are INCREDIBLE! Im not joking, you have to save some room if you go for a meal. Just try not to eat a dozen by yourself...you'll know what I mean when you eat one. Enjoy!
We had an enjoyable Easter dinner at thi ...
We had an enjoyable Easter dinner at this venerable restaurant. A gorgeous, elegant, and timeless dining room along with excellent food and service make for a memorable experience.
The dishes are classics and well prepared. A nice venue for a special occasion and more formal meal.
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