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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%
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“oysters” (403 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (48 reviews)
Open Now
3:00 pm - 9:30 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2217
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Reviewed May 26, 2016

Delicious food and excellent waitstaff (since I really appreciate customer service). The chowder was so fresh, as was all the food.

Thank BreezyInCA
Reviewed May 23, 2016

Everything we ate at this Restaurant was amazing! The New England clam chowder was filled with clams cooked to perfection. The beet salad was a perfect balance of sweet and tart. The buffalo shrimp are a must if you like spicy. Maizie our waitress was...More

Thank landsbrew
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Could only have been better if the food and drinks were free. As it was it was worth it for every penny. Nice selection of munchies and great meals. We are bar people it was a small bar but it felt like "CHEERS". Going back...More

Thank rosesjersey
Reviewed May 21, 2016

Across the board, this was a treat. The food was wonderful and prepared by someone who enjoys eating.It was balanced and flavorful. We cannot wait to go back

Thank goingbackhome
Reviewed May 20, 2016

The food was excellent and the staff friendly and professional. Try to sit in the seating area between the bar and main dining room.

Thank Marty G
Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

The food is fresh, ambiance fun, with a killer raw bar happy hour. If you go for lunch the chef does an awesome crawfish gumbo. This restaurant is consistently excellent and one of Rehoboth's superstars.

Thank Fayjacobsrb
Reviewed May 15, 2016

We were in Rehoboth several times and had missed this restaurant. We went on a busy evening, but did not have to wait. Service very efficient. Thank you, Justin and Elmer. I loved the beet salad. Serving of asparagus was quite ample and tasty. Delicious...More

Thank 47dottie
Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

On annual girls weekend. Got seated quickly. Portions were generous. Nice atmosphere- noisy. Food came quickly. Had fried scallop entry - has amazing. Brussels sprouts had a nice kick to them. Service was good

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed May 11, 2016

The best place to eat in Rehoboth. The place is busy and doesn't take reservations but it's so worth a visit. Staff is super nice, courteous, fast, attentive and knowledgable. Food is just amazing. I so wish we had this type of restaurant in Washington,...More

Thank BeachBum770
Reviewed May 3, 2016

Food, ambience service, value ... All EXCELLENT, I was amazed at the all around quality of this friendly restaurant. The wait staff was both helpful and knowledgeable. I have no reservations about highly recommending this restaurant. A standout in a very touristy resort town!

1  Thank Malcolm W
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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.
Debra P
December 22, 2016|
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Response from Home2NJ | Reviewed this property |
According to their website, they are closed all day Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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 19971-2217
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Rehoboth Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 302-260-9193
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