Beach Eats: What's Your Favorite?

Photo by Clare Becker

Nothing beats stumbling on a great restaurant when you’re on vacation, especially when you are sun weary and starving.

On a recent weekend excursion to Rehoboth Beach, I found myself outside of a brightly colored British-style fish shop called Go Fish on Rehoboth Avenue.

Being at the beach I wanted some seafood, so I decided to stop in. Instead of the traditional fish and chips, I ordered the crab cake sandwich, which comes with a side of coleslaw, and was happy that I did. The crab cake was moist and served on a buttery sandwich roll with lettuce, tomato and tartar sauce on the side.

Before the sandwich, my friend and I split some of the mildly spicy chili-dusted calamari dipped in chipotle mayonnaise.

To top off the meal I ordered the sticky toffee pudding, which has been featured on the Today Show. I'd never had it before, but this sticky toffee pudding was deliciously warm and gooey with a more than generous heap of whipped cream on top. I also tried a couple of bites of Prince William’s groom cake, which had a thick layer of rich chocolate ganache atop crispy tea cookies.

Needless to say, I did not leave the beach hungry, and my fortunate experience got me thinking about all the other great places I have eaten while traveling.

In honor of the last few weeks of summer and the Labor Day weekend, Metocurean wants to know, what are your favorite places to eat at the beach?

Katie Bascuas has lived in D.C. for the past year and a half, and when she isn’t working or traveling, she loves exploring new restaurants, farmers markets and bars in the city. A graduate of the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism, Katie also enjoys writing about food and is excited to be contributing to Metrocurean.