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Gilligan's Waterfront Restaurant

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134 W Market St, Lewes, DE 19958
(302) 644-7230
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner.

We have eaten at Gilligan's several times for both lunch and dinner. We had dinner there on our most recent visit to Lewes. We sat outside and had delicious crab cakes and enjoyed being on the water.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Edmond J
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We have eaten at Gilligan's several times for both lunch and dinner. We had dinner there on our most recent visit to Lewes. We sat outside and had delicious crab cakes and enjoyed being on the water.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

While it was hard to find the place, the staff and food were great! Tried their freshly made pork rinds with dipping sauce. Very good for pork rinds. Normally would not eat these but had to find out what they taste like. They have a large tree that shades the majority of the patio that make it nice for our... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The place is charming and low key, no frill kind of beach restaurant. They have the best crab cake in town. It is one big 'ole fat crab cake, all made with no fillers; it is delicious and filling either as a sandwich or with the entree dish. The shrimp po'boy was very good too. Service can be a little... More 

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new jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

GILLIGAN'S may not look like much of a fancy restaurant. ...but they have the best bartenders with the best drinks by far.. and sitting right on the canal watching the sun set and the sailboats and fishing boats with the cool breeze from the water....it makes for an exceptional evening .... Now you can sit at the outside bar and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Just okay. The setting was beautiful and quaint. Service was on the slow side despite not having huge crowds there. Menu simple and food was just okay. Note the menu posted in line is out of date.

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Columbia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Service, food, and price great. Just call and make reservations, because the place is small. They accommodated all 15 of us easily and quickly. So thankful because right after that my son proposed to his girlfriend, and their promptness with our food allowed us to get to the beach when we needed to! My husband said: Best crab cakes he... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Have eaten here in the past & it wasn't bad, but this past time was just terrible. Went for Father's Day and the waitress wasn't knowledgeable about anything, wasn't friendly, & the service was just horrible. Ordered a drink & the waitress had no clue what it was & said the bartender didn't either (yet we had the drink last... More 

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Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Gilligan's is in a perfect setting - on the marina in Lewes, a beautiful, historic small town. There's indoor and outdoor dining as well as indoor and outdoor bars. Gilligan's is relaxed and friendly with tasty, satisfying menu choices. Good drink selection too.

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Lewes, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We got seated under a shade tree on the open deck, it was warm that day but tree provided just enough cover. I had the shrimp Po Boy which was tasty my wife had the Crab cake which I wish I had gotten it was huge 8oz with no filler simply the best.

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Lewes
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Hadn't been to this restaurant in years and we thought we'd try it again. Was given a nice table overlooking the canal which was a lovely view. Ordered a bottle of Pinot Grigio and when it was poured by waitress it was at room temperature. I nicely commented that it should be served cold and she replied"I don't know, this... More 

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Additional Information about Gilligan's Waterfront Restaurant

Address: 134 W Market St, Lewes, DE 19958
Phone Number: (302) 644-7230
Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Lewes
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 134 W Market St, Lewes, DE 19958
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Lewes
  • Phone Number: (302) 644-7230

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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