About Us

Who Are We?

Have you ever traveled to a town and just wanted to eat at one of the local places and not a franchise? Were you just searching for the best Italian restaurant in the area and wanted to make sure it was family friendly? Did you maybe have a hankering for some of the best wood oven fired pizza and a glass of wine? Well, if you did a search for those attributes, then you would find us! We are that place.

Touch of Italy is a local real Italian restaurant that caters to everyone. We have multiple locations in Delaware and Maryland. In addition, we also have a stand-alone bakery in Lewes, DE. We love our locals. We are family friendly. We are also located in a hotel at the beach for your convenience. We are known for our chicken parm, our pasta, our wood oven fired pizzas, our wine lists, and our incredible baked goods. Each of our locations offers a deli and bakery counter where you can purchase meats, cheeses, and baked goods to take home with you.

Please check out our media page to see the awards we have won. We are repeat winners for the Best Italian Restaurants in both Delaware and Maryland. Our wood oven fired pizza also was ranked 3 places in the top 10 internationally. No doubt we have some of the best pizza around.

We welcome you to any one of our restaurants in Lewes or Rehoboth Beach, DE or in Ocean City, Maryland.

Rigatoni alla Burrata: can't go wrong with the house-specialty pasta! It was yummy and even better with heavy sprinkling of hot peppers.

- Barbara C.

That's Italian!

We've bought plenty of authentic Italian food at each of Touch of Italy's locations on the MD/DE shore but this was the first time we ate at the Rehoboth location. We had four kids with us, ages 9-13, and ordered fried calamari, burrata, and margarita pizza. All were excellent as was the service. After the meal we couldn't help but purchase some fresh mozzarella and an assortment of cookies. These were also delicious. As an Italian who grew up in NYC, the Touch of Italy shops really provide a heavy dose of nostalgia for the old-time Italian delis. The adjoining restaurants are an added bonus.

- Frank M.
Photo by Grant Gursky, courtesy Coastal Style Magazine

Outstanding food and service. They have some great gluten free options for my wife. Waiter was friendly and knowledgeable. I had the Braciole served with Cavatelli, it was wonderful. Gnocchi and Ravioli also delicious. Wonderful dessert choices and even the coffee was exemplary. I would highly recommend.

- Ron A.