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“Expected better” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Henlopen City Oyster House

Henlopen City Oyster House
50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
302-260-9193
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Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Washington, DC
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Expected better”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Maybe our mistake in not ordering the oysters...but was underwhelmed by the food. The presentation was just OK. Vegetable side was overcooked cauliflower and broccoli. The white fish was bland. More of what you would expect from a home cooked meal rather than restaurant quality entrees priced in the $25 range. The service was excellent, I'm just not sure the A-team was in the kitchen that night.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Latrobe, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Delicious Oysters”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

This local has a popular happy hour with some great deals and absolutely fresh, delicious oysters. Get there by 4 for happy hour, it fills up fast.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Trumansburg, NY
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Really Fresh Oysters!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Every summer we spend at least a week at Rehoboth Beach and the Henlopen City Oyster House is our top dining spot out. Relaxed and welcoming, we even bring the kids. Great service and really fresh seafood.

Visited July 2013
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Seminole, Florida, USA
2 reviews
“Oysters”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Went on a busy night. Sat at bar. Service was good. Food was fabulous. Got the lobster Mac and Cheese. It was great.

Visited October 2013
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Delaware
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Always consistent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I've been going to the Oyster House since they opened. The quality of the food, the friendliness and professionalism of the staff is stellar!
I always recommend this as a must do to visitors.

Visited October 2013
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