Lettie's Kitchen

Located in the center of Hockessin, Delaware, Susan Alexander and her son, Tom Alexander, founded Lettie’s Kitchen in the spring of 2011 as a mother-son collaboration. Lettie’s Kitchen serves you a delectable selection of handmade soups, creative salads, substantial sandwiches, flavorful flatbreads, and much more. Browse around this site.


For the Best Fried Chicken: Editors Choice Award in the Best of Delaware 2014, Lettie’s Kitchen was also named the Best of Delaware 2017 for Best American Cuisine, Upstate, and the 2017 North Delaware Happening List Winner for the Best Kept Secret in North Delaware! Please take advantage of their Award-Winning Broasted Chicken plus a couple of sides from the deli case for a fast and fulfilling supper that is guaranteed to delight the entire family.


Susan Alexander and her son, Tom Alexander, are a mother-son pair who established their first joint company endeavor in Hockessin in 2011. Susan Alexander is the owner, and Tom Alexander is the operator. Their mission is straightforward: to provide people of Hockessin with handcrafted comfort cuisine cooked in a distinctive manner utilizing only the freshest ingredients available. Lettie’s was created after months of market research and test dinners prepared in Susan’s home kitchen for family and friends, the idea for which was conceived.


Lettie pledges to fill a need in the Hockessin eating scene by offering a delectable selection of soups, sandwiches, salads, side dishes, and entire meals that may be taken home or consumed on the premises.


A little distance away from the Francis J. Swift Memorial Park, on Old Lancaster Pike, you can find Lettie’s Restaurant. This setting could not be more ideal; the park was named after Fran Swift, a cherished part of the Hockessin community until his tragic death in 1978, and was dedicated to his memory. Fran also happens to be Lettie’s spouse, Susan’s father, and Tom’s grandpa, to name a few relationships. Bringing a fresh and unusual eating experience to Hockessin, Lettie’s Family Favorites To Go is thrilled to provide a meal experience that you can feel good about!


They can also cook a whole lunch for four, six, or eight people with only a few hours’ notice. Simply check their website for daily meal deals or give them a call, and a great dinner will be ready for you when you arrive. Call them at (302) 239-7816 to place your order right now. Then, email them at [email protected], and they will respond to you within 24-48 hours unless otherwise specified.