Welcome to Ruddertowne!

Premier spot for books, restaurants and weddings

Located at Dickinson Street on the Bay, in the heart of Dewey Beach, Ruddertowne has been the anchor of the commercial district since 1981. Ruddertowne has restaurants, nightlife, shopping and wonderful wedding options all right on beautiful Rehoboth Bay. To stay on top of all the fun, be sure to sign-up for our Mailing Listand check the Calendar of Events often. Below are descriptions of some of the exciting businesses located at Ruddertowne.

Step into The Lighthouse for the classic Dewey Beach experience. Whether you’re looking for Dewey’s best Raw Bar, our famous Orange Crush or just great seafood-inspired pub food, there’s something for everybody at The Lighthouse. Crabbers Cove is a traditional seafood and crab restaurant with incredible views of Rehoboth Bay. If you’re looking for something new at Ruddertowne, look no farther than the delicious Mexican cuisine at Que Pasa. Eat inside in the new restaurant or drop by the Canteen for outside dining and an open air bar on the water.

When the sun starts to go down in Dewey, things start to heat up at Ruddertowne. Watching the sunset from The Lighthouse is a must, as are the Friday taco toss and our 9pm DJs on Friday and Saturday. For live entertainment, be sure to check out our line-up of concerts and plays at the Baycenter for the Performing Arts.

Dewey’s first and only bookstore resides at Ruddertowne. Stop by BooksandCoffee for year-round browsing and delightful treats in the cafe. We also have the greatest selection of beach-themed T-shirts and gifts. Booksandcoffee is a full-service independent bookstore and coffee shop, open-year-round, located on the Bay, in Dewey Beach, Delaware. We serve Coffee with best french press coffee maker, which is best delightful. Also check for the best coffee makers at coffeedx.com

When it comes to breathtaking location and superior service, planning your Wedding at Ruddertowne is the best kept secret at the beach. We offer several venue options and an array of possibilities for meals and services to help you create the affair of your dreams. Plan a destination wedding at everyone’s favorite beach.

Ruddertowne is located at the edge of the Rehoboth Bay at 124 Dickinson Street in Dewey Beach, Delaware. Hours vary by store, restaurant, season and day, so be sure to check the appropriate page before you go. We look forward to seeing you at Ruddertowne soon.