Middletown feels like a small village where everyone knows everyone else. The food runs the gamut of American cuisine, from classic diner fare like steak sandwiches to high-end offerings like shrimp and scallops or a New York strip steak. Most of the restaurants are casual and offer excellent options for a quick weekday lunch, business meeting, or get-together with family and friends. As a family town, restaurants are typically kid-friendly and lively. Weekends in Middletown are a bustling time in the town's favorite restaurants. Take your time, and slip into the history of the county's oldest community for a lovely lunch or dinner.