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The Blue Hen

33 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2218
+1 302-278-7842
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“deviled eggs” (8 reviews)
“lobster” (22 reviews)
“duck wings” (4 reviews)
Open Now
15:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Bar, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
33 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2218
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Reviewed 3 days ago

After checking two other restaurants, which told us we would have over one hour wait, we were pleased to find the Blue Hen. We were seated within minutes, and our waiter couldn’t have been better. The food was excellent, I had the crab cakes.

Thank Edie D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first time here and enjoyed the place. We did sit at the kitchen and it was super noisy. Being it was our last night and were getting tired of food we skipped apps and only had mains. Several of us had the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of 8 of us stopped in on Saturday night for dinner. Given that it was in July, we never expected to get a table. However, we did get seated in less than an hour. The food was AMAZING. (Appetizers - lobster toast, deviled...More

Thank 19TrishSen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is very loud which distracted from the enjoyment. I ordered the special and it was good but very small. Our drinks took a long time to come out and mine tasted odd. My husband loved his scallops though!

Thank Roberta H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our second trip to The Blue Hen, an 2018 James Beard Award Semi-Finalist for Best New Restaurant in the United States, was even better than on our first visit. A lively place, it's all about the food and drink. Not a place for quiet, contemplative...More

1  Thank TexTraveler1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entrees looked ordinaire so we opted for broccoli salad and beet salads. Broccoli I would get again, golden beets were flavorless and wouldn't you think they'd bring the salads before trying to also put 4 small plates on the table. Everything at once was...More

Thank charlottedallmer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped here as we were walking by tonight. What a treat, everything we ate was excellent. Started with a cheese board and a couple of salads. The chef is very creative, and we enjoyed what was put together. I ended with...More

Thank 40Ken
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate at the Blue Hen with two other couples. Our friends give the restaurant mixed ratings. The halibut and scallops were delicious. On the other hand, the friend chicken's batter was too heavy. Interesting selection of small plates, with the cauliflower, lobster toast and...More

Thank hhoart
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My only regret was waiting to visit on the last night of my vacation. A terrific restaurant. Nice outside seating with fire pit. Terrific bar area and lovely restaurant. The wine list was very well thought out. The food is superb. Can’t wait to visit...More

Thank BradBRcckville
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food - very creative menu options but not so unusual that it would scare off a picky eater like myself! Only negative is that it's VERY loud when the restaurant is full. I had trouble hearing my dinner companion across the table from me....More

1  Thank KB1025
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2218
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Rehoboth Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 302-278-7842
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