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Gilligan's Waterfront Restaurant

134 W Market St, Lewes, DE 19958
(302) 644-7230
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Ranked #33 of 73 restaurants in Lewes
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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- Jul 17, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Oakton, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

One of the few places that you can still get a good and affordable meal in Lewes (note: Happy hour prices at the Bar for both food and wine is affordable. As of this July (2014), you can get a glass of wine for under $10 (unlike most of the restaurants within town of Lewes). Likewise, one of the few... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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127 reviews 127 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Gilligans is conveniently located in Lewes overlooking the marina and within walking distance to all the little shops just up the street. We arrived for lunch on a very busy Saturday. Fortunately there was a table on the patio. The ambiance is very nice and although I was concerned that the service would be slow because of some large parties,... More

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Philadephia, PA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I have been here many times, but I have been in twice as part of a group of twelve men and I have to say the food by everyone's account was outstanding and the service was equally as good. The outside bartender was top notch, friendly and attentive in every way. Don't miss this hidden gem.

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Ship Bottom, New Jersey
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283 reviews 283 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This was a surprise stop and excellent lunch. Excellent Maryland Crab soup. Shrimp Taco's were excellent and good portion. Fresh brewed iced tea. Excellent sweat potato fries. Excellent service, and very good price. A keeper on a return trip.

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Purcellville, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We loved the waterfront setting and the restaurant was recommended by the hotel staff, so we were looking forward to a really good meal, but left disappointed, As promised, the crab cake had lots of tasty crabmeat, but not much else in the way of seasoning and the sides (asparagus and mashed potatoes) totally lacked seasoning. And the wait staff... More

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Lewes, Delaware
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Andrew is the best bartender! Cheryl sings in the kitchen and the staff make you laugh! Plus where do you get a view like that in the city!

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Lewes, Delaware
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We have lived in Lewes for 3 years now and just discovered this gem while browsing tripadvisor. We love to dine outside by the water and were excited to try Gilligans. The atmosphere was perfect (table outside by the water) and the service was spectacular. My husband ordered fried calamari and I had a wedge salad to start. The calamari... More

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Miami, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Quick lunch, well served by attentive waiter whose suggestions we took. Salad, soup, crab cakes(huge).Reasonably priced clean and upscale feel. Room for 8 tables inside and more on the outside dock viewing the water. Former private house, judging by smallness but a fun couples place.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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86 reviews 86 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Had lunch Saturday Memorial Day weekend ,quite busy but the staff managed to provide us with great service.I gotta tell you my crab cake was awesome..... So awesome we had guest visiting Sunday and decided to return for those tasty cakes . What a difference a day makes the no filler crab cakes had mostly filler and very little crab... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
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66 reviews 66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We had artichoke bruschetta and fries with a beer and glass of wine. The service and the food was perfect. Drinks are pricey. A very nice place to be.

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