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Henlopen City Oyster House

50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2217
+1 302-260-9193
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“oysters” (444 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (51 reviews)
Open Now
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2217
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I stopped in for a late lunch last Saturday. We had great service in the bar area. The Happy Hour menu is awesome, the buffalo shrimp a must try. Oysters are fantastic. This restaurant is great for lunch, happy hour, and has...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank GingergirlDelaware
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to Henlopen several times but this was my first for lunch. I had the seafood stew which was great and others ordered the burger which was enjoyed as well.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 854dougp
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here on Sunday for lunch. Not too crowded. That's rare. Bartender Jamie on duty - that's excellent. He has a casual way of making recommendations and his service and skill are very much appreciated. Now - the buffalo fried shrimp are so good. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BarbJG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had a light dinner here last week while visiting Rehoboth. It was off-season and mid-week so there was no wait to get in. We ordered the oyster stew and a sampler of oysters. The stew had quite a few big oysters,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank TravelingDanceNanny
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Based on reviews of which I use we deceided to try Henlopen City Oyster House in Rehobeth Beach Delaware. This restaurant is located on a dark street with very little parking and near what looks like some abandoned homes.Was a bit scary.The restaurant has a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
4  Thank flyn318
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Came for the Happy Hour oysters. I was not disappointed. They were delicious. Tried the IPA beer selection recommended by the bartender. It was very good. Very good experience. I would highly recommend doing happy hour at at the Oyster House.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank 278jackr
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Stopped in for drinks and oysters. We weren't disappointed. We sat at the bar and enjoyed the oyster sampler for lunch. Friendly staff and good oysters. I would surely stop in again and try more of their offerings.

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank AdventuresinDining
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Absolutey love the food and atmosphere of both the Blue Hen and the Henlopen City Oyster House!!! Best at the beach!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Connector45397084853
Reviewed October 31, 2018

This was a great eating experience. My bouillabaisse was outstanding. Our whole party was impressed with the food and service. Definitely a place to go back to.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Steve P
Reviewed October 28, 2018

The oyster house is a must visit every time we are in Rehoboth. While the prices are high, the food is always worth it. The oyster stew is as good as the way my grandmother used to make it. They always have a great selection...More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank Peyton S
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Michele S
July 4, 2018|
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Response from TomWall60 | Reviewed this property |
No reservations. This time of year expect a wait and the place to be a bit noisy when full up, Hard interior surfaces and close tables keep it noisy. if you get in. We did find them to be a bit pricey. One of the responders... More
February 18, 2017|
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Response from Adjo47 | Reviewed this property |
We were at Boardwalk Plaza Hotel about a 6 bulk walk. Dress is casual, jeans etc. Great oysters and all food. White tablecloth casual comfortable dress. Great,place, my favorite in Rehoboth.
Frank Z
February 12, 2017|
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Response from Home2NJ | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I cannot help you with this. Best to call the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2217
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Rehoboth Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 302-260-9193
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