Claymont: Dining in Delaware
Claymont boasts one of the best versions of a truly local food: the cheesesteak. You’ll find them at the Claymont Steak Shop (3526 Philadelphia Pike, 798-0013), of course. Neighbors go for good pizza and burgers, too. Also in the area, El Tapatio Mexican restaurant (1700 Philadelphia Pike, 791-9566) has pleased the neighbors with all the burritos, enchiladas and quesadillas you’d expect, as well as good grilled meats and seafood. Weekends bring live mariachi players to your tableside. In just a few years, Bellefonte Café (804 Brandywine Blvd., Bellefonte, 761-9175) has established itself as fun and funky, with laid-back musicians and a menu of terrific food that shows influences from around the world. Fans go for the food and the fun.