Barbecue & Bourbon

Welcome to Bethany Blues


Barbecue & More
From Dinosaur BBQ in Niagara Falls, New York to The Salt Lick in Driftwood, Texas, our owners have traveled the country. They’ve sampled every variety of barbecue and learned regional styles of slow smoking and the wood fire process. From Carolina-style barbecue to Texas-style beef brisket to our St. Louis ribs and our own “Delmarva-Q”— Why pick a favorite: you can have it all!
Our highly-skilled team of chefs, innovate new ways of blending southern tradition with beach flavors. You can count on favorites like hearty ribs, no-filler crab cakes , or a juicy burger. Can’t choose? Our Sunday Brunches are the ticket to a well-rounded view of the menu. We elevate barbecue to places you never anticipated.
Passionate about bourbon? Nothing goes together like bourbon and barbecue. Bethany Blues has over 120 whiskeys and over 50 of those are part of the private stash collection. We hand select our own single-barrels for our house whiskey pour. Let us make a bourbon believer out of you!
Specialty Dinners
Live Music
Bethany Blues’ Barbecue and Beyond Catering offers full service catering from smaller in-house gatherings, casual backyard barbecues, and full scale, catered weddings! Our fleet of vehicles, including our food truck, three mobile smokers, and delivery trucks are out on the road daily delivering the finest barbecue in the area, as well as plated service by the areas most talented chefs.
Our award-winning catering team delivers an experience that will leave your guests talking. We cater over 200 events per year, and our highly professional team stands ready to craft a menu that you won’t soon forget.

About Bethany Blues

Born of a love of barbecue and a desire to blend traditional, slow-smoked flavors with beach cuisine, Bethany Blues was founded in 2003 in Bethany Beach, Delaware. Our second location in Lewes, Delaware opened in 2009. We serve the freshest seafood, locally famous dishes like Pigs On the Wing, award-winning brisket, and many other favorites, setting the standard for beach-style barbecue. Our mouth-watering menu and friendly staff are serving up stellar hospitality.
We do it all—from full service catering to our Sunday brunch extravaganza, Bingo, team trivia, paint nights, and live entertainment. Whether you want to cozy up near the fireplace for date night in Lewes, enjoy the bar with friends, bring the whole family into the dining room, or host your next party, Bethany Blues is the place to be. We can accommodate your various needs with a down-home vibe so you can relax. Enjoy live entertainment while you sip on a selection from our private bourbon stash.
Good barbecue takes patience, and here at Bethany Blues, we infuse each dish with a little love. Come on in for a healthy dose of happy at Bethany Blues where, “Life’s all about the sauce!”
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