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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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3:00 pm - 9:30 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2217
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Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

One of our favorites- but we rarely get a table. Usually have to wait so long that the bar becomes appealing. No big deal it's all good. Excellent seafood and especially oysters. Lobster mac&cheese a real treat!

Thank apikalia
Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

We had a great meal. The place was packed yet we got our food very quickly. My husband had the Lobster Roll and I had a Po'boy. Both were good. I wish I had the Lobster Roll. Next time I will!

Thank Penelope S
Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

Been to this restaurant numerous times since they opened about 5 years ago, both during the prime and off season. This restaurant used to be one of my favorites, especially because they bucked the typical "tourist food and service" by serving quality dishes and offering...More

Thank Rosemary K
Reviewed September 3, 2015

Excellent food, fresh oysters, friendly atmosphere and great bar. My favorite is to sit at the oyster bar to eat and watch a game

Thank lauraaQ7286NU
Reviewed September 2, 2015

Oyster! Happy hour! Great Food! Great drink specials! If you want to enjoy the Happy Hours, get there early. Locals and out-of-town folks enjoy a great atmosphere, food and drinks.

Thank Sirpinky
Reviewed September 1, 2015

this was the 2nd restaurant that we went to with 4 adults and 1 child of 3 years. Food was very good but seating was tight. No reservations but one of us walked over to see about seating and put our name on the list....More

Thank M A
Reviewed September 1, 2015

We had the oyster sampler, and then had another dozen of our two favorite types.The oysters on half-shell were perfect, with a little lemon and a spicy vinegar sauce. Had salads, clam chowder and the fish chowder, which was exceptional- filled with scallops and fish...More

Thank Kwalabatu
Reviewed September 1, 2015

My wife and I live in Lewes and its tough to visit Rehoboth in the peak of Summer. Spring, Fall and Winter are the seasons for good Oysters anyway. This place has the best everything and Happy Hour is the best value. We literally make...More

Thank joe d
Reviewed August 31, 2015

WOW. A tad pricey, but the sangria was delicious, the service was attentive, the seating was comfortable, and the food was excellent. the oysters were fresh, the freshly minced horseradish was delicious... had the N.E. clam chowder that tasted just how you'd expect it to...More

Thank briansM1953LP
Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

Our family if 4 all had a wonderful experience. Order the oyster sampler and lobster Mac n cheese. Kids had cream corn as a side. Yum. This a must go to when in Delaware. Wow! What a find.

Thank RealMommy
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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, 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 - 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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