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All 234 Rehoboth Beach Restaurants

Henlopen City Oyster House

50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
302-260-9193
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Lewes, Delaware
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

From the cocktails to the salads to the oysters to the entrees to the service, this is one of our favorite restaurants. Everything is fresh and flavorful. We will be back.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

So, we have a number of friends who have beach houses in Rehobeth or Dewey. We go out to visit them often. And we always insist on going to Henlopen. Sure, there are lots and lots of other restaurants in Rehobeth, and we've been to many of them. But this is the only restaurant in Rehobeth that I would patronize... More 

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Delaware
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Dreary winter day at the beach made delightful with a great comforting lunch. Oyster stew, Clam Chowder, Oysters Rockefeller, specialty salads and wine selection made the day.

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Norfolk, Virginia, USA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The Henlopen City Oyster House is OUTSTANDING. The meals were very good and the drinks superb. Service was fabulous We highly recommend and we WILL return! It was a very cold night but the warm atmosphere of the Oyster House made it delightful.

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This is one of our favs in Rehoboth Beach. There are so many great places to eat, and this ranks up there! In the summer, you will have to wait to get a seat. Try the off season. Food is delicious!

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews 52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Located on Wilmington Ave makes it easy to drive by. A small place that has some of the best sea food i have had. They get very full and you may have to wait but it's worth it. This is a good choice to eat.

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This was my 2nd trip to Henlopen. It was even better than the 1st. Spectacular cucumber and pear gimlet cocktail. Oyster shooters with their house infused cucumber vodka. Oysters were just amazing. Fried oysters for my entree. Just delectable. Awesome staff. Great ambiance. I'll be back next time I'm in Rehoboth. Wish they took reservations though.

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New York City, New York
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Go to Happy Hour, great specials, wonderful beer selection and the oysters/clams were delicious. If you want to get a flavor of everything they serve try the steamer potluck, incredibly good. Top off your dinner with a homemade dessert, succulent. And by the way, the service at the bar was fantastic. You have to go!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

One may question why I chose the Oyster House when I'm not an oyster fan. The reason is because ALL of the food here is fantastic! Everyone raves about the many oyster options but I've had things other than their oysters. The lobster mac'n'cheese was to die for! Also, their lobster rolls compete with the best of New England and... More 

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Bethesda, MD
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75 reviews 75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Finding a place in Rehoboth in the off season is not as hard as I thought it would be. We chose Henlopen because our B&B host highly recommended it. We had a drink in the bar first. Beer choices were more limited than usual. I guess the off season does affect some things. We each had a half dozen oysters.... More 

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Additional Information about Henlopen City Oyster House

Address: 50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
Phone Number: 302-260-9193
Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Rehoboth Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: Seafood

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