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Henlopen City Oyster House

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50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2217
+1 302-260-9193
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15:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 15:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 15:00 - 21:30
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Baltimore, Maryland
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

3RD time we have been here. Seems to get better each time! Our waiter was outstanding. Oyster stew, roasted vegetables and hamburger all rave reviews. We will be back.

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Thank gregory7926
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Incredible food. Excellent service. Fun atmosphere. Love this place from the start. These guys have figured it out. Some of the highlights are the clams casino and the fried oysters. Great beer selection.

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Thank Billy M
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome spot for oysters and seafood. Always a good spot to take out of towners. Can get very busy in season

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Thank fanoffinedining
Boston, Massachusetts
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled along this when we were staying in south western Delaware. We felt like we were in a culinary wasteland and needed some good food. So we decided to drive the hour to Rehoboth for lunch. In searching for restaurants we came across this place and I'm so glad that we did. We went for lunch, which they only... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ducked into Henlopen City Oyster House on a whim and were so glad! The oysters were delicious with many kinds to choose from, and great beer and wine to match. Get there before 3pm though. Happy hour is from 3-5pm and it gets packed!

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Thank Lori M
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have traveled to Rehoboth for over 20 years and Henlopen City is our favorite spot. Very family friendly, amazing fresh food and great beer! We generally do almost all our dinners here.

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Thank christie113
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We started in the bar with the fresh oyster sampler. It was so good that we ordered another dozen of select oysters that were amazing! After we had dinner and the fish, boullabaise and braised goat entrees were incredible! Be ready to wait at least an hour, but well worth the the experience....

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Thank george h
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have gone twice this month and on both visits found the food outstanding. This place has to be the best sea food restaurant in Rehoboth. Service is friendly and efficient.

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Thank HDAdams
Russell, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have had many great meals here. They have many kinds of oysters. Crab cakes are great. Fresh seafood and excellent service.

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Thank Lynriggs
Middletown, New York
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my favorite seafood,restauranrt anywhere. Great raw bar. I had a selection of 8 different oyster with a card explaining each one and delicious. My wife had crab cakes which she said were the best she ever,had. Comfortable casual atmosphere, easy to get in on an offseason weekday. Great all around.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 21:00
Monday
15:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
15:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 21:00
Thursday
15:00 - 21:00
Friday
15:00 - 21:30
Saturday
15:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2217
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Rehoboth Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 302-260-9193

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?