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David Twining's Nantuckets Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
American, Soups, Seafood, Wine Bar
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State Route 1 & Atlantic Ave, Fenwick Island, DE 19944 (Atlantic Ave)
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I had no complaints about Nantuckets, but for me, dining here once was enough. It was a little too fancy for my taste, but that is no fault of theirs. I had lobster pot pie. It was the size of lobster tail you'd expect, but they could have given more garlic mashed potatoes. (A man behind me ordered it, also,... More 

Thank Pumpkin88
Chevy Chase
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a superb dining experience here late (8 ish) on a Sunday evening, raw oysters, avocado with fresh lump crab and aioli on arugula. ..YUM!!! Our friendly and attentive waiter, Courteny, recommended a sauvignon blanc that we thoroughly enjoyed with the appetizers and our halibut entree. Divine! ! All this was topped off by a very fresh and tasty... More 

1 Thank BiHomeMom
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The food here is fantastic!! We had 4 people who each ordered a different meal and everyone raved about their choice. Even the Dinner Rolls are delicious. Service was very good, Atmosphere is very nice but you need to make reservations. We will definitely be back!!!

Thank Bill Z
Selbyville, Delaware
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful choices for apps and entrees. Generous portions, many cocktail options, wonderful service, food seasoned perfectly, great desserts, not inexpensive but worth the value for a special night out

Thank Carole P
Lewes, Delaware
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

From the amazing waiter, Robb, to the perfect Caesar salad, Quahog chowder, crab cakes, New York Strip, and brownie dessert, we loved it all. We were seated on the front porch and celebrating our anniversary. First time there. Not many places can pull off this level of excellence. We'll be back!

Thank 4uicook
New York City, New York
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Entering without a reservation we were seated fairly quickly and immediately noticed large groups of locals celebrating various events. The staff was warm, personable and attentive despite the large tables of patrons. The restaurant was very comfortable and the decor was adorned in a very sophisticated style lending itself to the consumption of delicacies from the sea. Both our meals... More 

1 Thank LouEch
Bethany Beach, Delaware
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat here all the time and it's a regular favorite. Good service on a busy night but must share that the bananas foster bread pudding was dry and not up to snuff. Also the Stilton salad that I regularly order had almost no Stilton. Disappointed tonight.

2 Thank AKASYD
Freehold, New Jersey
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not inexpensive, but worth every penny. Varied menu, no watered drinks, EXCELLENT service, best lump crab cakes in area, rockfish so succulent, oysters large and plump. There is a reason they recommend reservations, make them! Also, they offer an excellent variety of super salads.

1 Thank Duh-h-h
Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here tonight for our anniversary dinner. Really over priced (even for the shore) and less than stellar food. We had the artichoke and crab dip and the scallop special app which were ok. My husband got the special 16 oz strip which was not 16 oz and was dry and under seasoned. I ordered the lobster and arugula salad... More 

1 Thank Susan H
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61 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to be seated inside on the "front porch". This area is behind the wall where the hostess station is as you enter. It is set up for couples and is a quieter than either of the 2 adjoining dining rooms. The meal, as usual, was wonderful. We had the shrimp and sausage appetizer (12.79), 2 cranberry... More 

1 Thank Baltoborn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Soups, Seafood, Wine Bar
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: State Route 1 & Atlantic Ave, Fenwick Island, DE 19944
    (Atlantic Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Fenwick Island
  • Phone Number: 13025392607

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?