Reader’s Picks for Ethnic Cuisine in Delaware

Top votes go to Santa Fe Mexican Grill.

There are so many good ethnic restaurants in Delaware that a comprehensive guide would fill an issue, so we’re offering it online. Here are some old and new favorites to consider the next time you get a yen for global flavor. The final installment of dining writer Pam George’s epic roundup from the February issue of DT is Readers’ Picks. We asked. Here’s what you said.

First Place
Santa Fe Mexican Grill
(190 E. Main St., Newark, 369-2500; 2006 Pennsylvania Ave., Wilmington, 425-5200,

Second Place
Dos Locos Fajita & Stonegrill 
(208 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach, 227-3353,

Third Place (tie)
Ristorante Marco 
(1847 Pulaski Hwy., Bear, 392-2244,
Ali Baba Middle Eastern Cuisine 
(175 E. Main St., Newark, 738-1111,

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