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1818 Coastal Hwy, Dewey Beach, DE 19971
9:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
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Media, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a dive bar with good food and reasonable prices. Salad was surprisingly good, and soup was also good. Staff tried their best. We also walked here after Woody's had too long of a wait.

Thank Barbara L
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256 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While looking for something to eat in Dewey Beach, we chose Hammerheads. The last time we were in this building, 20 years ago, it was a Sea Shell Shop!! Now it's popular sandwich/beer spot with numerous TV's. Pleasant staff, good food, many beverage options & centrally located. They have a couple parking spots on the street. We found one as... More 

3 Thank Thomas1900
Sunbury, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this cafe. The hog wings and hamburgers are our favorites. It's very casual. Outdoor seating is great. Service is good. Staff is friendly. Not fond of their brand of chips but other than that, it's really enjoyable. Would prefer french fries rather than tater tots. We were there in July and September. Will go again next summer.

1 Thank Peggy W
Easton, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Never had a bad experience here. Solid cheesesteak and the service does everything to complement the food. Highly recommended.

2 Thank Brad A
Fairfax Station, Virginia
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106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Spent a little over 2 hours trying to have breakfast there Monday morning. Sign said "seat yourself" which we did and service went downhill from there. Terrible experience and when food finally came it was the wrong stuff and cold. A customer got up and tried to help but wasn't much help. Goofy experience.

Thank mwomble848
Glenside, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

We ate breakfast on a Tuesday morning. We walked in and it said to seat yourself so we did. The waitress finally came over and said, "I didn't see you come in," she seemed a little hung over and still had her wrist band on from the Bottle and Cork. That should have been the first sign. She brought us... More 

Thank Marcia W
Potomac, Maryland
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81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

tired to dine at Woodies, but an hour wait - so went down the block to Hammerheads. The food was good and prices reasonable. I had crab cake which was excellent. Lots of beer choices. Kitchen was very slow to prepare food - almost seamed as if they were preparing one table at a time. Most of the customers were... More 

2 Thank themeetingplanner
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Jesse the bartender simply drips masculinity that invokes memories of Conan the barbarian serving frosty brews and outstanding food with the efficiency of a Chinese fire drill the atmosphere was also nice.

1 Thank jake m
Reading, Pennsylvania
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100 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

Not are large place but friendly staff and live music is available many nights. Decent number of draft selections with bottles available too.

Thank clmusser
Aldan, Pennsylvania
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71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

We love stopping at Hammerheads while out on the Rehoboth Bay traveling towards Indian River. Convenient pull up and dock so you can have lunch and listen to the live band. Great fish tacos!!

Thank Nancy D
George B, Owner at Hammerheads, responded to this review

Nancy D - Thank you for your great review, I believe you may be reviewing our other location Hammerheads Dockside. We are glad you enjoyed Hammerheads Dockside, we hope you will consider stopping by this location in the heart of Dewey Beach and checking out our happy hour from 4pm to 7pm. Cheers - George More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1818 Coastal Hwy, Dewey Beach, DE 19971
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dewey Beach
  • Phone Number: 13022277325
Hammerheads Dewey Beach is open year round 7 days a week. We Serve breakfast 7 days a week from 9:00am to 11:30am. We have freshly roasted coffee to go with our eggs benedicts or a big egg omelets. Lunch/ Dinner is served from 11:30am till 10pm Late night menu is served from 10:00pm to 1:00am.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?