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Special Events

Crab Feast!

This Saturday, the 19th, we will be holding our annual Crab Feast!

Enjoy delicious, meaty Lousiana #1 Blue Claws, old bay fries, corn on the cob, and refreshing coleslaw! This ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT event is $39.95 per person, which does not include gratuity.

The event completely sold out last year, so be sure to reserve your spots NOW at www.tonicbargrille.com or by clicking “Going” on our Facebook Event!

Be sure to also stop by tonight to see Tony Capella and Friends play live music from 8pm-11pm!! It’s a weekend full of fun that you just can’t miss.

See you soon!

Thirsty Thursday July 27

Big Events This Week!

We have a handful of exciting events taking place this week!

This Thursday, July 27th, from 5-7pm, we’re teaming up with WDEL 101.7 FM for Thirsty Thursday, featuring Founders Brewing Company! Meet the Founders rep & keep a Founders pint glass while supplies last!!

Richie O will be performing immediately after the event from 7-10pm. Don’t miss this excellent acoustic set!

Paul Gray will be playing on Friday, the 28th, from 8-11pm; another great set you’ll want to see!

Then on Saturday, the 29th, we will be holding our Lobster Feast event from 5-9pm! It’s $40 per person (excluding gratuity) and includes:

  • 1 1/4 lb Lobster
  • Lobster Hush Puppies
  • Tarragon Fingerling Potatoes
  • Steamed Little Neck Clams
  • Corn on the Cob
  • Pancetta Green Beans
  • Coleslaw
  • Blueberry Cobbler

Make your reservations now!! Call (302)-777-2040 or email info@tonicbargrille.com.

We also have our daily specials you can enjoy all week. Whatever you choose to come out for, you’re sure to have a good time!

See you soon!!

Huge Honor!

We are honored and thrilled to announce that the Best of Delaware awarded Tonic with the Best Bar Menu title! They wrote, “There are 25 hearty and delicious items on the menu at Tonic Bar and Grille,” and even listed some of their favorites! Check out what all they had to say HERE.

If you are attending the Best of Delaware party on Thursday, August 10th, at the Chase Center on the riverfront, be sure to stop by our booth to say hello AND try our award winning apps! Make sure you get your tickets soon!!

Don’t miss our live entertainment this week! Thursday, the 20th, Richie O will be playing an acoustic set from 7-10 pm. Then on Friday, the 21st, Soulshine will be playing an acoustic set from 8-11pm. These two awesome bands will be a great start to your weekend!

See you soon!

BBQ Feast!!

Clear your schedule this weekend! We’re holding a BBQ Feast that you just can’t miss!

For $28.95 per person you’ll be able to enjoy:

St Louis Style Ribs
Smoked Beef Brisket
Chili Lime Shrimp Skewer
Bacon-Brown Sugar Baked Beans
Mexican Street Corn
Sunflower-Pine Nut coleslaw
Roasted Jalapeno- honey cornbread

The event takes place on Saturday, June 24th, from 5pm to 10pm. Make your reservations NOW by calling (302) 777-2040 and be sure to click “Going” on our Facebook Event!!

On top of this awesome event, we have an exciting new feature we’ve posted called “Meet the Staff,” which we’re hoping will become a regular thing! Check out our Facebook post HERE and let us know what you think!!

Don’t forget about our daily specials, and be sure to check out Richie O on June 23rd from 8pm-11pm.

See you soon!

It’s National Chocolate Ice Cream Day!

Happy National Chocolate Ice Cream Day!

Before you enjoy your sweet treat, stop by Tonic for our $10 Noodle Bowl lunch special or one of our delicious dinners. Then try our chocolate gelato here in honor of the national day!

As always, we will be having our regular lunch and dinner specials for the rest of the week:


  • Thursday Half Price Burger Day
  • Friday Steakhouse Lunch- $16 for 6oz Filet with roasted fingerlings and mixed green salad


  • Thursday Half Price Burger – (in the lounge)
  • Friday- Free Surf with Turf
  • Saturday $20 8oz Filet Mignon

As for this weekend, Darren Kraatz will be performing from 8-11pm on Friday, the 9th. Don’t miss our amazing entertainment and deals!

See you soon!!


Mother's Day

Mother’s Day Is On The Way

Mother's Day MenuMother’s Day is coming up, and we have a bunch planned in honor of the special day!

We will be hosting our Mother’s Day Celebration on Sunday, May 14th! Brunch will be served from 10AM – 3PM, and dinner will be served from 4:30PM – 8PM. Check out our delicious menu options on the right hand side!

For this week:

This Friday, May 5th, Richie O will be performing from 8pm-11pm. Then on Saturday, Pete Weidman and Tim Kelly will be playing from 8-11pm. Two great performances you don’t want to miss!

Our regular lunch and dinner specials will be taking place both this week and next week:

Monday– $10 crab cake for lunch and $20 crab cake entree for dinner.

Tuesday– Taco Tuesday.

Wednesday– $10 ramen noodle bowl.

Thursday– Half Price Burger Day.

Friday– $16 Steakhouse Lunch with a 6oz filet, roasted fingerlings, and a mixed green salad. Then Free Surf with Turf for dinner.

Saturday– $20 8oz filet mignon.

Make sure you come out and enjoy all of these great deals, and celebrate your Mother’s Day with us!!

See you soon!

Here Comes Peter Cottontail!

Easter’s on its way!

On Sunday, April 16th, we will be having an Easter Brunch and Dinner Buffet! Included: appetizer & dessert buffet with choice of one entrée 28.95 for brunch and 37.95 for dinner.  Click here for the menu. Brunch will be served from 10:30AM – 3PM.  Dinner will be served from 4:30PM – 8PM. Bring your loved ones for good food and a great time!

This Friday, April 14th, Nick Alfieri will be playing from 8-11pm. Then on Saturday, April 15th, Darren Kraatz will perform from 8-11pm. Two great bands that add some more fun to your holiday weekend!

Don’t miss out on our daily specials:

Monday- $10 Crabcake Lunch, then $20 Crabcake Dinner

Tuesday- Taco Tuesday

Wednesday- $10 Noodle Bowl

Thursday- Half Price Burgers

Friday- $16 Steakhouse Lunch, then Turf and Free Surf for dinner.

See you soon!

Grgich Hills Estate 40th Anniversary Dinner

More Events on the Way!

Mark your calendars, because the next few weeks are going to be busy!

We have our Firefly Festival Ticket Giveaway TONIGHT from 4pm-6pm. There will be winners every 20 minutes, so make sure you’re there the whole time for a better chance to win!!

This Thursday, from 6:30-11pm, Tonic will be hosting its second Wine Dinner. Chef Matt Crist, once the chef at Deep Blue from 2010-2012, currently at the Ebbitt Room in Cape May NJ, will be back cooking with Tonic’s Chef Patrick Bradley. The 4 course menu is set to include items such as Olive Oil Poached Shrimp and Braised Veal Cheeks. Check out our Event page for more information!

On Friday, Charlotte Hash Band will be performing from 8-11pm, followed by 8 Track Trio on Saturday, April 1st, from 8-11pm. It’s no joke! Enjoy our dinner specials along with these great bands!!

Then, on April 6th, we will be hosting the 40th anniversary of the Grgich Hills Estate. Chef Patrick Bradley will be pairing a 4 course dinner with Grgich wines for the evening. It will include:

Grgich Hills Estate 40th Anniversary DinnerHors d’oeuvres

Herb Polenta- Spinach, roasted red peppers, blue cheese aioli

Seared Tuna- Toasted Flatbread, Citrus Salsa

Beef Wellington- Horseradish Cream


1-Lobster Crepe- Ginger Carrot Salad, English Pea emulsion

2-Goat Cheese Gnocchi- Duck Confit, Pistachios, Arugula, Fried Shallots, Beet Essence

3-Double Lam Chop- Pomegranate, Crispy Shallots, Braised Mustard Greens, Turnips

4-Salted Carmel Pot De Crème, Pecan Shortbread

The picture to the right gives you more of an idea for the layout of the evening. If you’re interested, make your reservations at 302-777-2040. Make sure to also click “Going” on our Facebook event!

We’re very excited for all of these awesome events. Whatever you choose, which we hope is ALL of them, it’s sure to be an amazing time. See you soon!

Get Stoned

Upcoming Events!

There’s a lot happening at Tonic within the next few weeks!

This week, we have our regular Lunch and Dinner Specials you can enjoy, as well as some great bands performing this weekend!!

Friday night, Tim Kelly and Ted Stewart will be performing from 9-11pm, and Saturday night, Rob Zinn will be performing from 8-11pm. Two great bands to enjoy with great food!

Next week is our “Get Stoned” Tap Takeover on March 2nd from 4-7pm! Stone Brewing Co is taking over our taps at Tonic! We will be pouring 4 of their beers, Stone IPA, Tangerine Express, Ripper and Russian Imperial Stout. Representatives from DE NORML will be here as well handing out information on their organization and selling goods. Make sure you click “Going” on our Facebook Event and join the fun!!

Then, on March 30th, Chef Matthew Crist from the Ebbitt Room at the Virginia hotel in Cape May will come to Tonic for a Guest Chef appearance! There will be a reception at 6pm and dinner will be at 6:30pm. Come check it out!

See you soon!

Date Nights and Special Guests!

We have some great events coming up along with our excellent specials!

Don’t miss out on our ALL DAY Half Price Burger Special which takes place every Thursday!

Friday we have our Steakhouse Lunch Special, which includes a 6oz filet with roasted fingerlings and a mixed green salad, for just $16! Then, from 8-11pm, we have Richie O performing with our Turf and Free Surf Dinner Special; the perfect date night to start the weekend off right!

This Saturday night, Soul Shine will be playing from 8-11pm. Our $20 8oz Filet Dinner Special is running all night, so make sure you come enjoy both!

On February 1st from 6-9pm, Chef Robert Lhulier will partner with Tonic’s Chef Patrick Bradley to create a 4 course dinner, which will be paired with a wine or beer. You choose which one you drink! Chef Robert was the first chef when Deep Blue Bar and Grille opened. Since then Chef Robert’s history includes: Chef/Owner at the David Finney Inn, Chef at Talulas Table, Union City Grille, University and Whist Club, and currently is self-employed as Robert Lhulier Cuisine – cooking upscale and intimate dinner parties in homes. It’s $65 per person for a very special and fun night! Be sure to call and make reservations as seating is limited.

Whatever you choose to attend, which we hope will be all of these events, you’re guaranteed to have an amazing time! We’ll see you soon!