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David Twining's Nantuckets Restaurant

State Route 1 & Atlantic Ave, Fenwick Island, DE 19944
+1 302-539-2607
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“shepherd's pie” (11 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (8 reviews)
“duck” (12 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
State Route 1 & Atlantic Ave, Fenwick Island, DE 19944
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On the recommendation of a good friend (and backed by TA), we visited twice... Once for our 40th anniversary dinner and again on a Sunday... We were very pleased... There are three distinct areas inside the restaurant - a more New England like quieter area,...More

Thank Wiggleglass
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I usually have bouillabaisse but this time got rockfish and was disappointed. A bit dry and overlooked. I think the chef must be new or was off bc right now I would not go back.

Thank Ja C
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant. Many visits here and never disappointed. The lovely wife had Lobster Shepard Pie and I had crab cakes. The restaurant does take reservations and on Wine Wednesday, August 30 one was not needed. However, even on a slow night, the parking is very...More

Thank Bhoff4273
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food in a lovely dining room served by cheerful waitress (Sarah). Full bar & very limited parking in the immediate area. Daily specials but the standard menu is sufficient. We sampled crab cakes, oysters, seafood chowder, rock fish, salmon, rack of lamb and duck.

Thank paul3776
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I hadn't heard a word about this place prior to stepping inside so consider me pleasantly surprised. The decor is interesting and a bit eclectic. We ate in the bar area (I believe they may call it the Taproom) and while I'm short and the...More

Thank zutell
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I got there a little early because I found what I thought was an ok spot after driving the area 4 times...nope, ended up with a $75 ticket - I'll deal with it. I did find out afterwards that there is someone out there to...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 28 July 2017

When vacationing in Ocean City, this has been one of our favorite restaurants for a number of years. The food is excellent and the service is spot on. One of my favorite dishes is the soft shell crab over corn salsa. The atmosphere is charming,...More

Thank 02670Gal
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We made a reservation for 13. They sat us at a table set for 11. We had to squeeze in 2 more people. Because we sat a person on the end of our table, the servers were constantly bumping into this person. Our server asked...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017

Went for dinner and have been going to this restaurant for many years. They just have it down pat. The food, service and ambiance make you think its all just for you. Everything is fresh choices are always interesting and the chef keeps on delivering....More

Thank klausperch
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

What an amazing dinner! Crab cakes were to die for ... also enjoyed the crab artichoke dip. Delicious. A must try when in the OCMD area. Service and ambiance was excellent as well. A memorable dining experience!!

Thank Stacey V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: State Route 1 & Atlantic Ave, Fenwick Island, DE 19944
    (Atlantic Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Fenwick Island
  • Phone Number: +1 302-539-2607
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For over 26 years, Nantuckets has been providing a wonderful fine dining experience with a great bar and happy hour daily. Try hand-crafted cocktails, fine wines, great seafood and some of the best steaks at the beach.
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