First State Favorites: Best crab cakes
NEW CASTLE | Henretty’s Prime Meats and Seafood
ADDRESS 7460 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin
OWNER Steve Henretty
YEAR OPENED 1998
Describe what makes your business stand out: Owner and Founder Steve Henretty has made his crab cake the best Delaware has to offer. While using no filler and no preservatives, our crab cakes are fresh and hand made with all jumbo lump crab meat. Steve Henretty first started the wholesale of the crab cakes to multiple locations during the summer of 2007. Since, then over 30 locations in upper Delaware have carried Henretty’s World Famous Crab Cakes. (For a list of all the locations, please refer to the list on the home page.)
What’s new about your business this year, or what do you have planned? For the future we plan to acquire more wholesale locations and open more retail operations.
KENT | Sambo’s Tavern
ADDRESS 283 Front St., Leipsic
OWNERS Isaac and Elva Burrows
YEAR OPENED 1952
What makes your business stand out: Rustic atmosphere, great seafood and friendly service.
What’s new about your business this year or what do you have planned? Entertainment by Sol Knopf every other Monday night.
SUSSEX | Big Fish Grill
ADDRESS 20298 Coastal Highway, Rehoboth Beach
OWNERS Brothers Norman and Eric Sugrue
YEAR OPENED 1997
Describe what makes your business stand out: The Big Fish Grill is committed to providing fresh, great tasting dishes and impeccable customer service. We offer a diverse menu featuring not only hand selected seafood at its absolute freshest but also delicious steaks and pastas in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. Big Fish Grill has something for everyone!
What’s new about your business this year, or what do you have planned? The back bar has been completely renovated offering a fresh new Raw Bar!