Award-Winning Fine Dining in Dover, DE at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino®
There is no better way to end a perfect day with the family — or begin a night on the town — than with a great meal. Dover Downs Hotel & Casino is proud to be home to Michele’s®, the Dover area’s premier steak and seafood restaurant. With some of the freshest seafood and sushi — much of it sourced from the Delaware area — and delicious steaks, Michele’s is the crown jewel in the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino family of restaurants. Visit us for dinner from Tuesday to Saturday; we are also open all day Sunday and offer a special brunch buffet.
Make reservations today through VIP Services at 800-711-5882.
Michele’s® Friday Night Wine & Dine
Looking to kick off the weekend right? Join us on Friday evenings for great value, HALF-PRICE wine specials! We make it easy to relax with a drink and enjoy a gourmet meal before heading out to the slots or gaming tables of our casino
For each entrée, purchase any one of the following premium (non-house) wines at half ½ price, with no limit per table.
Our sommelier has endeavored to bring you the best selection of old- and new-world wines, matched to our menu and offering excellent value by the bottle or the glass. Your waiter will be happy to suggest the perfect accompaniment to your order. Our selection of fine wines will be changed periodically, so check back soon to see the new menu. Your fine wine selection this Friday:
Brownston Winery, California 50
Robert Mondavi, Napa Valley, California 62
Estancia, Merlot, Vintner Collection 30
Simi, Sonoma, California 50
Cloudy Bay, New Zealand 42
Once Upon Vines 50
Once Upon Vines 28
Cakebread, Napa Valley, California 62
Stags Leap, Napa Valley, California 40
Provenance, Napa Valley, California 50
An Extraordinary Culinary Experience
Make a reservation at Michele’s® Restaurant, located on the second floor of the hotel. Overlooking the impressive main lobby, Michele’s offers an exciting menu featuring prime steaks, delicious seafood, the freshest sushi, seasonal specialties and decadent desserts, all expertly prepared and creatively presented.
The Michele’s Menu and Wine List
Michele’s features a variety of fine wines from world-renowned vineyards such as Cakebread, Schramsberg, Stags Leap and more. Quaff a glass while enjoying delectable appetizers such as a wild mushroom risotto, heirloom tomatoes or lump crab cakes. Taste a sampling of our flown-in-fresh-daily sushi or delight in twin-steamed South African lobster tails. House-smoked prime rib, a daily vegetarian option, and a variety of meats and poultry round out Michele’s menu selections. If you cannot decide, choose Michele’s combo – an undeniably satisfying option that pleases even our most selective guests.
Michele’s Special Events
Come to Michele’s on Thursdays, when ladies enjoy half price entrees at our Ladies Night. Alternatively, our Sunday Buffet is a scrumptious display of hot and cold dishes including pastries, seafood, salads, omelets, waffles, a carving station and desserts. Just imagine – our award-winning cuisine served buffet-style so you can enjoy our fare again and again! Brunch is $26.95 for adults, $13 for children 5 - 12 and $6.50 for children younger than 5.
Due to the popularity of Michele’s Restaurant, Dover Downs Hotel & Casino highly recommends reservations. Call 800-711-5882 or CLICK HERE.
Fine Dining at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, a Four Diamond Property
AAA recognizes Dover Downs Hotel & Casino with its prestigious Four Diamond award, given only to establishments that meet high standards of service, amenities, accommodations and more. Dover Downs Hotel & Casino features premium restaurants, bars and lounges guaranteed to satisfy your every craving. Our gaming and entertainment options are the best in the region. And with our convenient location near historic Dover, Dover International Speedway® and Delaware’s beautiful beaches, there is something for every guest to enjoy.
Reviews of Michele's
Browse Yelp reviews of Michele’s, and it is clear to see why we are so proud to host it at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. Nearly unanimous rave reviews agree that:
- “The food is well-prepared and delicious, and the atmosphere quiet and elegant. The service is great also.” — Teresa W., Washington
- “Michele’s is an upscale, high-end dining experience that is not typical of what you find as far as casino hotel food. Their Sunday Brunch is the best [and] their service is beyond excellent.” — Leland L., Chesapeake
- “Michele’s has got to be the best dining in Dover[…] Did I say wonderful experience?” — Daniel W., Prince Frederick
Stop by today and discover for yourself why Michele’s is, to quote Yelp reviewer Donald C. of Parkville, “Dover’s best-kept secret.”
Tues. and Wed. - 5 p.m.- 9 p.m.
Thur. through Sat. - 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Sun. 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Michele’s is far from your only dining option when you stay at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. We offer a number of other restaurants onsite, including several family-friendly options with a wider selection of entrees for kids of all ages. As well, we are situated close to historic downtown Dover, which hosts a range of different eateries, including fine dining restaurants, brewpubs and ethnic cuisine. Follow the links below to learn more about your options. Our concierge is happy to provide recommendations based on your specific tastes.
- Delaware Restaurants
- Doc Magrogan's Oyster House
- The Festival Buffet
- Garden Cafe
- Sweet Perks
- Sweet Perks Too
- The Deli
- Winner's Circle Restaurant