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Henlopen City Oyster House

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50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They have an amazing seafood happy hour, with steamed shrimp, raw oysters, and more. Delicious and starts at 3pm.

Thank Lainelout
Centreville, Virginia
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108 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

HCOH does its name proud with excellent oysters. We stopped by specifically for oysters and drinks and were very pleased we did! In addition to the oysters, we got some clams which were also very good. They have a good selection of craft beer on tap and whoever was tending bar that day made awesome Bloody Mary's. The servers were... More 

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Endicott, New York
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great happy hour especially when it's a rainy beach day!!!! Jamie makes an amazing negroni. Staff, food and patrons were so great!!! We had the oysters, shrimp, pulled pork sliders, oyster po'boy and several beverages!!! It's a must! 8$ for a dozen oysters !!!

Thank kittyfink
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed at the bellmoor inn in rehoboth delaware and was looking for a good seafood restaurant.did not have to go far because less than a block away was the henlopen. very good seafood especially oysters in cozy restaurant. prices were reasonable.

Thank blatt
Gillette, New Jersey
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband & I enjoyed a wonderful delicious meal. They didn't reservations so we were sitting in an odd spot but turned out to be perfect. My oysters were amazing, wreck fish was delicious, my husband had calms casino & soft shell crab, We ended the meal with key lime pie Jason was great waiter!! We met the owner Chris... More 

Thank Sally B
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great experience at Henlopen City Ouster House. We went for my wedding anniversary. The food, service, drinks, and ambiance were all top-notch. Our server, Maisy took excellent care of us and put up with our bad jokes like a champ. Best oysters and dirty martini I've had.

Thank Courtney T
Columbus, Ohio
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had about an hour wait but that wasn't a big deal. The food was absolutely delicious. Nice beer wine, mixed drink and wine selection. Pricey but not overpriced

Thank beachoh
Ashburn, Virginia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second time to Henlopen City Oyster House, the food, service, oysters, everything can't be beat. Just remember to get there a 10-15 min before 5 pm to get your name on the list!

Thank Shannon S
Jersey City, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The only reason I didn't give it a 5 is because I had to wait in line for 30 minutes. This place is so popular, the line forms long before the restaurant opens. Once you get a seat, the food is fresh and tasty. We had a great time!

Thank Marion3369
Tampa, Florida, United States
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

while visiting Rehoboth Beach, DE, we were looking for a nice place for dinner with fresh seafood. Henlopen Oyster House was recommended- and am I glad that we tried it! It is small, and when we arrived (without a reservation), we were told there would be a 45 min wait, but there was seating avail in the bar area-so we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $30
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings
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 - 9:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Rehoboth Beach
  • Phone Number: 302-260-9193

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