Countrie Eatery

Coffee shop | Pancake House
Worth a detour

Breakfast is the big meal of the day at the Countrie Eatery, originally known as the Blue Coat Pancake House. There are fine buttermilk pancakes, available with with bananas, berries, apples, pecans, or chocolate chips; there are poached eggs on crab cakes, pigs in blankets, and creamed chipped beef on toast. French toast is made with regular bread or raisin bread. For those in search of a true mid-Atlantic side dish, the kitchen makes scrapple — two thick slices from the loaf, fried until crunchy on the outside, but moist and porky within.

At lunch you can have a crab cake sandwich, a half-pound sirloin burger, or a hot sandwich made with turkey, pork, or beef. Fried oysters are hand-breaded; or you can have fresh oyster stew. French onion soup is indulgent luxury; Maryland crab soup is sweet and spicy. Excellent desserts included apple dumplings, rice pudding, bread pudding, and a Delaware peach crisp.

The Countrie Eatery is a three-meal-a-day coffee shop with Colonial-style primitive art and crafts on display.

What to Eat
Countrie Eatery, Pancakes
You can get your pancakes in orders of one, two or three and it comes with a side of meat - either bacon, sausage or scrapple.
Countrie Eatery, scrapple
For the serious pork lover, scrapple is the classic mid-Atlantic breakfast meat. The Countrie Eatery serves two big, crusty slabs.
Countrie Eatery, crab balls
crab balls
Nice and crispy outside
Countrie Eatery, Corned beef hash
Corned beef hash
We enjoyed the well done hash browns, but the corned beef hash was straight from a can.
chipped beef (Sussex breakfast)
Countrie Eatery, Omelet
Good fluffy omelets as this one was loaded with plenty of ham and cheese.
Countrie Eatery, Little Creek
Little Creek
Known on the menu as The Little Creek, this dish puts medium sized crabcakes on English muffins and tops them with poached eggs and hollandaise sauce.
Directions and Hours
open now
Sunday6:30am - 4pm
Monday6:30am - 8pm
Tuesday6:30am - 8pm
Wednesday6:30am - 8pm
Thursday6:30am - 8pm
Friday6:30am - 9pm
Saturday6:30am - 9pm
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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