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Twining's Lobster Shanty

Route 54, Fenwick Island, DE 19975
+1 302-436-2305
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster roll” (76 reviews)
“chowder” (40 reviews)
“seafood” (44 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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Route 54, Fenwick Island, DE 19975
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We love this place - it's close to our vacation home. The have the BEST Old Bay Hot Lobster Roll!! And the bisque and chowder - hands down best around. The staff is always fun and friendly. We can't wait til our next visit!

Thank french4us
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Relaxed dinner, service was fast and the food was good. It is a bit pricey for the menu items even for resort area.

Thank MJarman
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Quaint restaurant with great views. We had the crab cakes and they were great. The server Karl was a little pre-occupied but the kitchen got our food out quickly. We got to see our local tv newsman Steve, who was also eating there. A little...More

Thank Klynn518
Reviewed 4 days ago

Three of us went for dinner last night. Besides some pretty tasty sounding specials, we also scanned the men u to see what was new. We decided on Lobster Reubens! These consisted of grilled Marble Rye Bread with a delicious light mayo type sauce and...More

Thank surfmann14
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second or third time dining at the Lobster Shanty and again, we weren't disappointed. We happened to be there on Surf and Turf special night which is normally $36, but was the special for $22 that night so the price alone was...More

Thank momoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten here several times. They have a great lobster roll sandwich, delicious lobster mac n cheese and even have lobster guacamole. The service can be slow. They also have a few different chefs. The quality of the food seems to change depending on...More

Thank paidasfam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Actually did not get to have dinner on a Saturday night and off season. No parking available except along the highway and being handicapped that’s far too dangerous. Was not really looking for a handicap spot I can manage otherwise if take my time and...More

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Delaney T, Manager at Twining's Lobster Shanty, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So you gave us a one star for being too popular?

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was excellent. Smiles all around and clean plates. Lobster and shrimp bisque was practically sinful. The crab cake sandwich was wonderful. Lobster thermidor spectacular. The service was friendly and efficient. There was a small issue. It was handled kindly and promptly. Do go! We...More

Thank jeaniej1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the Twining's Lobster Shanty last Monday night for dinner. We had never eaten there before. We were pleasantly surprised. We had one of our best seafood dinners we ever had. I had their crab cakes and my husband had stuffed flounder. The view...More

Thank Kathy Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for dinner and decided to each get the lobster feast. It was a lobster, stream shrimp, corn, and cole slaw. Everything was fresh and very tasty. The views out the windows over the bay was just beautiful. A very nice and relaxed...More

Thank momgiggly
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Jesse F
29 February 2016|
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Response from Mary Dot J | Reviewed this property |
The above answers cover it well! Everything I've ever had has been good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 54, Fenwick Island, DE 19975
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Fenwick Island
  • Phone Number: +1 302-436-2305
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