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Gilligan's Waterfront Restaurant

134 W Market St, Lewes, DE 19958
(302) 644-7230
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Ranked #30 of 74 restaurants in Lewes
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Jul 25, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Downingtown PA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Located on the waterfront next to the Inn at Canal Square, you may not notice this place. It is a short walk from the shops on Second St. Had lunch outside. Portions are large and the service was very attentive and friendly. Loved the shrimp tacos.

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Sarasota
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85 reviews 85 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

After a 14 year absence, we decided to have dinner at Gilligan's. The restaurant seems to be in a time warp, because it is exactly the way I remember the place. Their outside deck directly on the canal is the place to snag a table. At no additional charge we were treated to a spectacular sunset. The only obvious change... More

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Oakton, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

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
60 helpful votes 60 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
107 helpful votes 107 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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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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