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 WHITE CHRISTMAS 
is as follows:

  • Shrimp with cocktail sauce
  • Garden salad with dressing
         Ranch, Caesar, Blue Cheese,
         Balsamic, Italian
  • Salmon with a shrimp bisque saue
  • Roast turkey with gravy
  • Cheese tortellini Alfredo
  • Sautéed fresh green beans and carrots with fresh basil
  • Mashed potatoes with garlic and sour cream

 

Desserts:

  • Pumpkin pie
  • Cheese cake with or without cherry topping
  • Pecan pie
  • Chocolate cake
  • Carrot cake
 
 
Specialty drinks listed below

WHEN DO WE EAT?

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.)

DIETARY RESTRICTIONS

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!

DRINKS

Our featured wine for WHITE CHRISTMAS is:

 

The specialty cocktails for WHITE CHRISTMAS are:

THE SCOOTER SHOOTER
FY Organic Gin,
St. Germain
Chilled Shooter
$6.00.        

 

 

THE WALLACE & DAVIS
Dan’s Barreled Holiday Sagamore Rye
(with vanilla, cinnamon, brown sugar, and hazelnut)
Jameson’s Orange Whiskey  Apple Cider
$9.00

 

 

THE WHITE CHRISTMAS MARTINI
A trifecta of Amarula Cream
Amarula Ethiopian Coffee
and Amarula Vanilla Spice w/Milk
$9.00

 

 

THE RUBY RED RHODA-RITA
21 Seeds Grapefruit Hibiscus & Valencia Orange Tequilas
Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka
Grand Marnier
Fresh Lime Juice and Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice
$9.00

 

 

THE GENERAL’S SPECIAL STOUT
Brewdog’s “It’s a Beaut”
Pecan & Toffee Stout (7.5%abv)
$7.00

 

 

 

THE BETTY HAYNES METHOD
(The traditional treat is back.)

Dan’s Barreled Holiday Sagamore Rye
(with Vanilla, Cinnamon Brown sugar and Hazelnut)
$9.00

 

 

In addition to cocktails, wine and beer, we offer a large menu of mocktails as well as non-alcoholic beers, plus, either boozy or non-alcoholic Italian sodas.

All major credit cards are accepted for beverage purchases and, you can use your credit card for gratuities, if you wish. 

While coffee, tea, and iced tea are complimentary, other soft drink prices begin at $3. 

Beer, cider, and hard seltzer prices range between $3-7. Wine is $8 by the glass and bottles range from $20-30. Cocktail prices start at $

BUFFET

 

Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, our buffet has been on hiatus. We look forward to being able to bring it back in the future.

Candlelight Theater Delaware Buffet