Eats & Entertainment

Updated May 21, 2015

It’s easy to work up quite an appetite when out enjoying the beauty and happenings of the Great Western Catskills. Luckily, scenic Delaware County has something to offer everyone when it comes to delicious foods and welcoming restaurants. From Sidney to Margaretville, hungry travelers can find tasty fare to satisfy their cravings and fuel them up for their next adventures. Here are just a few of the many pairings of food and fun available to the explorers of Delaware County.

Before or after a sightseeing excursion on the Delaware & Ulster Railroad, running Thursday-Sunday through Labor Day and on weekends only through Columbus Day, enjoy a great meal. Start a weekend brunch before boarding the train at Arkville Bread & Breakfast or make reservations for a Friday or Saturday night lobster dinner at the Maine Black Bear Seafood Restaurant

Head to Stamford to enjoy dinner and a concert with the Friends of Music. Gabriella’s offers casual dining right on Main Street with a large selection of seafood, steaks and pastas. If it’s Italian cuisine you’re looking for try Vasta’s Italian Deli and Pizzeria on Route 10 for its selection of pizzas, calzones, antipasto and specialty dishes. For a mid-day meal or snack, stop by T.P.’s Café for great food and great service.

Franklin’s newest restaurant, The Tulip & The Rose Café is typically open for breakfast and lunch daily, offering Turkish Fusion. They are also open on evenings The Franklin Stage Company is holding a performance. Enjoy chicken or paneer makhni, a gyro or a classic hamburger before heading to the theater. Or head instead to Hometown Pizza for hot or cold subs, Italian dinners and pizza.

The Walton Theater brings a variety of music and classic movies to viewers of all ages. Before the show, visit The Penguin Café on West Street in Walton for soups made from scratch, local beef burgers on baked Kaiser rolls and other delectable dishes. Or enjoy homemade comfort food, rotating specials and a full bar, live local music and events at Feather & Stone. Enjoy outdoor dining at Danny’s Restaurant and Lounge, or if you prefer, get cozy in one of its indoor booths. With great cocktails and a wide selection of American cuisine, everyone is bound to find a meal that satisfies.

While passing through Delaware County hamlets and villages, consider these other great dining options!





The Great Western Catskills are a location of beauty, adventure, culture and great cuisine. From BBQ to farm-to-table and fine dining, all palates will enjoy the area’s dining options. Visit The Great Western Catskills website at for a full listing of Delaware County’s restaurants and cafes.