Food and Drinks

Tickets to mainstage productions include a meal.

Nobody goes hungry at The Candelight Theatre!

The menu includes:

Three proteins + a vegetable + a starch.

Each meal comes with a tossed salad, shrimp cocktail, and choice of desserts. (You can have seconds on desserts!) Coffee, tea and iced tea are complimentary.

Meals are now delivered to your table. (Click here to learn more about the buffet).

We have a full cash bar available. (Click here to read more about the bar offerings).

Seconds are available on request.

Current Menu

The menu for
I Love Your, You’re Perfect, Now Change
is as follows:

  • Shrimp with cocktail sauce
  • Garden salad with dressing
         Ranch, Caesar, Blue Cheese,
         Balsamic, Italian
  • Ravioli with a roasted pepper basil cream sauce
  • Cajun glazed pork tenderloins with bourbon sauce
  • Pan-seared salmon with creamy white wine sauce
  • Garlic, sour cream mashed potatoes
  • Sautéed fresh broccoli and carrots




  • Cheesecake 
  • French silk chocolate pie
  • Pecan pie
  • Carrot cake
  • Double chocolate cake
Specialty drinks listed below


Your arrival time is assigned: we are staggering arrivals by one half-hour to ensure social distancing in our lobby, which also dictates the timing of meal service. Look for an email from us 2—3 days before your ticket date, in which we will confirm your arrival time.

Schedule for mainstage shows:

Thursday, Friday, Saturday – Arrival times are 6 and 6:30pm with dinner service until 7:30pm; show at 8pm

Sunday matinee – Arrival times are 1 and 1:30pm with dinner service until 2:30pm; show at 3pm

Wednesday matinee – Arrival times are 11 and 11:30am with dinner service until 12:30pm; show at 1pm

Servers are available to take and deliver your drink orders. (Also we can change this to: Servers are available to take and deliver your drink orders—we can only accept limited walk-ups to the bar.)


You can choose one of everything, or customize your plate as you wish – a vegetarian meal can be easily selected from the existing menu.

Please call the Box Office as far in advance as possible 302.475.2313 to discuss whether we can accommodate your dietary restrictions, such as gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan. (NOTE: we do not keep a kosher kitchen.) Same-day calls about menu modifications may or may not be workable – call early!


The specialty cocktails for SISTER ACT 

Bless Our Banana

Whiskey Smith Banana Whiskey, 99 Bananas Liqueur, Trader Vic’s Chocolate Liqueur, Kahlua Salted Caramel-Blended with more Chocolate,  Milk and Banana

**(Can be made n/a for $6)**





The Lady in the Long Black Dress Sangria

Moscato, 3 Olives Apple &

Pear, Svedka Blue Raspberry, 3 Olives Grape Vodkas, Apple Brandy, Ribena Blac, Currant, Fresh Fruit and Seltzer.






The Bad Habit Mule     

Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin, Ginger Beer and Fresh Lime Juice. 

**(Can be made n/a for $6)**


Our buffet is on hiatus for the time being.  We will continue to serve your meal.  The menu will be posted at your table. You may have everything offered or you may ‘customize’ your plate.  And you are more than welcome to have seconds!

Candlelight Theater Delaware Buffet