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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” (394 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (48 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2217
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Reviewed October 9, 2015

Last night my husband and I ate at this restaurant. Recommended by my neighbor. We were not disappointed. We had a bottle of wine, and the seafood soup. Both were very good. Plenty of fish in the soup, not just broth. My husband had the...More

1  Thank Pamela G
Reviewed October 8, 2015

I never miss this outstanding spot on my trips to Rehoboth. Outstanding food, great variety of oysters, and a great selection of oyster shots if you're into that sort of thing (and I am!!). Very cool atmosphere as well. Whether it's a happy hour, or...More

Thank PPokorny
Reviewed October 6, 2015

My wife and I had a really enjoyable evening eating and drinking at the HCOH bar. The bartender (Cliff?) was great, giving us good advice on the menu and the size of the portions. We essentially split 4 courses with all 4 being excellent. Highlights...More

Thank KenSue26B
Reviewed October 4, 2015

We tried this restaurant for the first time this trip and liked it so much we had to return the next day. Food is fresh and service was great.

Thank Jonna A
Reviewed October 3, 2015

We were staying in Philadelphia on business and decided to go see what Delaware was like. After driving south for a little while we started thinking about dinner and asked Siri for the best seafood restaurant in Delaware. Well Henlopen Oyster House came up and...More

3  Thank J680LNscottc
Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

Quite pricey and a long wait. We had a gift card for $100. It took us 2 years to use it as every time we went there was over an hour wait. When we finally did go with our daughter the tab was over $150....More

Thank hlahccrp
Reviewed September 28, 2015

MY wife and I stopped in for dinner very crowded but we were seated quickly pretty noisy so if you are looking for a quite meal probably not the place but the food was very good, we both ordered the oysters and they were the...More

Thank afc104
Reviewed September 27, 2015

Spent happy hour at the very crowded bar eating oysters and other happy hour food. This is the place to be up until about 5 PM for the "adult" set (meaning over 30 or so). All ages were enjoying themselves here.

Thank PAMan804
Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

We had some oysters here and drinks and they were pretty good. Sound level was a little high with all the talking. They need to put some carpets down keep it quiet

Thank L M
Reviewed September 25, 2015

Our friends took us to this restaurant the first time we came to visit them in Rehoboth. I loved it then and still love having dinner here. It is always so busy and lots of excitement .... that is why I like going to this...More

Thank Judi C
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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, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, 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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