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The Lighthouse

124 Dickinson St., Dewey Beach, DE 19971
+1 302-227-4333
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Ranked #29 of 37 Restaurants in Dewey Beach
Price range: $1 - $20
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Description: Step into The Lighthouse for the classic Dewey Beach experience. Whether you're looking for Dewey's best Raw Bar, Sports Bar, our famous Orange Crush or just great seafood-inspired pub food, there's something for everybody at The Lighthouse.
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English first
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Take away the fabulous view at sunset and you've got a little shot-n-beer bar with mediocre food and the stench of raw sewage that would make most anything unappetizing. We moved inside after only a few minutes when we couldn't take it anymore. What a shame. Our waitress was sweet and we tipped her heavy because we'd all been servers... More

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The_Business_Manager, Public Relations Manager at The Lighthouse, responded to this review

LikeARollingStone, thank you for coming in and dining with us. We're sorry to hear about your experience with us at The Lighthouse. Over the next few weeks, foundation work is being done for the expansion at our neighbor's The Hyatt Place. Since the water table is so low, ground water is constantly being pumped into the bay. It does have... More

Bound Brook, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We ended up here just to watch the Monday night football game (Giants) and had a great time. We didn't know about any of the specials (wings and football bingo), so we ate wings, drank wine and played football bingo - which was a riot! A good time was had by all!

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The_Business_Manager, Public Relations Manager at The Lighthouse, responded to this review

Sharon B, thanks for leaving us a review and for coming in for Monday Night Football! We're happy to hear you all had a great night with us! Spending your Monday watching football at The Lighthouse is always a fantastic choice! From wings to football bingo, there's sure to be a good time for everyone. We're glad you enjoyed everything,... More

Ellicott City, Maryland
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is a very pleasant setting on a patio with great views overlooking the bay. It had a decent menu, something for everyone. The service was excellent, and the food was pretty good. Even though we were in the area for only 5 days, we decided to go back a second time and had another good experience as well.

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The_Business_Manager, Public Relations Manager at The Lighthouse, responded to this review

NuffNFair, thank you for leaving us a review and for choosing to dine with us during your time in Dewey! We're happy to hear you had an enjoyable experience at The Lighthouse! It's great to hear how pleased you with our menu and the service you received! We'll be sure to let our culinary team know that you enjoyed your... More

Cincinnati, Ohio
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had dinner here on our first night coming into Delaware and I wish we didn't. We were seated very quickly- ocean view. Seemed like it was going to be a good dinner and then everything went down hill from there. We waited and waited for someone to asks us for drinks and to even come back and take our... More

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Fun place to have a drink with friends! Dislike:bathrooms not close.You have to actually leave the bar and go outside to a public type bathroom. Liked: the bay views! This is a good place to be near the rudder, see sports on TV and get a beer!

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The_Business_Manager, Public Relations Manager at The Lighthouse, responded to this review

Denny D, thank you for leaving a review and thank you for coming in to see us! We're happy to hear you've had an enjoyable experience at The Lighthouse. From reading your review, we saw you mentioned the beautiful view! We're so lucky to be right on the water. It's hard not to have a great evening with friends when... More

Washington Dc, District Of Columbia
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Love the view over the bay- great for sunset Service was spotty and boiled shrimp was ok but not very fresh

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Lewes, Delaware
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109 reviews 109 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The Lighthouse is the place to go for Friday afternoon/early evening. The placed is packed with a 30's + crowd, taking in a view of Rehoboth Bay, watching the sunset, and enjoying a few drinks. A DJ plays music to keep things lively and as the evening progresses, and more drinks are consumed, the dance floor becomes a source of... More

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The_Business_Manager, Public Relations Manager at The Lighthouse, responded to this review

nazotraveler, thank you for leaving a nice review, and we'd also like to thank you for choosing to dine with us. We are very glad to hear you had a wonderful time at The Lighthouse. We want to thank you for sharing your experience with us and the TripAdvisor community. We truly appreciate when guests take the time out of... More

West Chester
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

My boyfriend and I went to go here for dinner on a Friday night, but we told that they don't serve dinner on Fridays. Seriously!?!? I have never heard of that! And there website says nothing about that! Disappointed!

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Mission Viejo, California
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Happened upon this place on the bay side. Great location with sunset views across the bay. What impressed me the most was their informal taco bar. Fantastic tacos for $1.00, nachos and other selections, all I believe for $1.00 and I had some cocktail shrimp (6 huge shrimp for $4.00). Great friendly atmosphere. We'll definitely go back when we are... More

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The_Business_Manager, Public Relations Manager at The Lighthouse, responded to this review

Ben C, thank you for writing a great review, and we'd also like to thank you for stopping by! We are thrilled to hear you had a wonderful experience while visiting us. One thing is for certain, our Taco Toss can't be beat! It's great to know you felt our tacos were delicious. We'll make sure to let our culinary... More

Lewes, Delaware
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I'm as local as they get...and this is quite literally the worst seafood I have ever had in my life...2 friends and I got the all you can eat snow crab legs which were horrible...they were cold and stuck to the shell which indicates they weren't cooked properly...the hush puppies were cold...the corn on the cob was gross and slimy...the... More

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Additional Information about The Lighthouse

Address: 124 Dickinson St., Dewey Beach, DE 19971
Phone Number: +1 302-227-4333
Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dewey Beach
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20

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