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Henlopen City Oyster House

) #1 of 178 Restaurants in Rehoboth Beach €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2217
+1 302-260-9193
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (391 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (48 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2217
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My friend and I ate here Friday night June 23rd 2017. I had asked for a cabenet blanc but our waiter did not let me taste it first before giving me a glass of it. What I thought was on the cheap side was the...More

Thank CATJ5
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and daughter LOVE good oysters and part of that is having them shucked properly. Henlopen Oyster house does not disappoint!! Oysters were spot on! Delicious!!

Thank Perkygirl66
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner last night. Our server Maizie was by far the best we've had in Rehoboth. She helped me pick out amazing oysters and had excellent drink knowledge. The oysters were fresh and plump, the calamari was cooked just right- tender and light...More

Thank Muffingrove
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lobster roll was delicious. The roll was almost like a puff pastry and the mac and cheese was good. My husband had a burger with alot of toppings nd it was good. The sangria was delicious.

Thank susan r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with family on vacation. Put our name on the list and were told we'd have a 45 minute wait. 10 minutes later we were seated! Service was prompt, friendly and attentive. Food was excellent - lobster mac and cheese is rich and delicious...More

Thank BC B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and atmosphere. Service around us seemed excellent. Our waiter seemed not interested in giving us quality service. Otherwise would recommend

1  Thank Michael R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was outstanding! The raw oysters and lobster roll were our favorites. Key lime pie and Strawberry crumble were delicious, as well. We finished our meal and walked the boardwalk of Rehoboth. Overall it was a great choice for a superb meal on vacation!

Thank lmmwk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is pretty good but the restaurant is dangerously overcrowded, They even have a wall table with stools setup along a corridor and under the table you can't get comfortable because there are beer kegs under the table. You will pay for fine dining...More

1  Thank funkyfuninthesun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were really looking forward to our first visit as many people said how great it was. We were not impressed...the servers had no personality or enthusiasm...the oysters were yummy. My husband had the wreck fish which had a lot of dark meat and was...More

1  Thank Sheri M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place! I think I come here just for the food and then for the beach. They have a variety of oysters and their menu changes daily with fresh, great options. Besides oysters and calamari I've also had their Chilean sea bass and...More

Thank Carol E
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
where exactly are you in rehoboth? also what is the dress code there?
18 February 2017|
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Response from Adjo47 | Reviewed this property |
We were at Boardwalk Plaza Hotel about a 6 bulk walk. Dress is casual, jeans etc. Great oysters and all food. White tablecloth casual comfortable dress. Great,place, my favorite in Rehoboth.
Frank Z
What is the name of your house red wine? We had a glass, it was delicious but we forgot the name.
13 February 2017|
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Response from Home2NJ | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I cannot help you with this. Best to call the restaurant.
Debra P
Are you open Christmas Day?
22 December 2016|
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Response from Home2NJ | Reviewed this property |
According to their website, they are closed all day Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:30
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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