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Twining's Lobster Shanty

Route 54, Fenwick Island, DE 19975
+1 302-436-2305
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster roll” (77 reviews)
“chowder” (41 reviews)
“seafood” (47 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Route 54, Fenwick Island, DE 19975
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Reviewed yesterday

The Lobster Shanty does a fine job on lobster in a number of different forms, but be sure to try the clam chowder which is the best that we have ever had!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Richard N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent seafood restaurant. I got a combination seafood dinner, including a lobster tail. It was excellent. The restaurant is clean, the staff is friendly and helpful, and the food is wonderful and a good value.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mpkanner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent Lobster; delicious drink specials. Favorite East Coast restaurant. Stunning marsh setting view of the bay at sunset.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Julie C
Reviewed November 7, 2018

3 of us stopped in for an early dinner and caught the sunset on the bay. We enjoyed the cocktail drink specials. Salads were a nice variety of greens and a decent size.The maple vinaigrette was sweet but a nice original dressing. I enjoyed the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jackiedif
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This is a very a very cute and clean restaurant located on marshland with the beauty of ocean currents coming in. My husband and I ordered a Lobster Roll since we lived in New England for a long time and love them. It was a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Phyllis B
Reviewed October 15, 2018

We love this place - it's close to our vacation home. The have the BEST Old Bay Hot Lobster Roll!! And the bisque and chowder - hands down best around. The staff is always fun and friendly. We can't wait til our next visit!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank french4us
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Relaxed dinner, service was fast and the food was good. It is a bit pricey for the menu items even for resort area.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MJarman
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Quaint restaurant with great views. We had the crab cakes and they were great. The server Karl was a little pre-occupied but the kitchen got our food out quickly. We got to see our local tv newsman Steve, who was also eating there. A little...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Klynn518
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Three of us went for dinner last night. Besides some pretty tasty sounding specials, we also scanned the men u to see what was new. We decided on Lobster Reubens! These consisted of grilled Marble Rye Bread with a delicious light mayo type sauce and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank surfmann14
Reviewed October 6, 2018

This was our second or third time dining at the Lobster Shanty and again, we weren't disappointed. We happened to be there on Surf and Turf special night which is normally $36, but was the special for $22 that night so the price alone was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank momoo
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The above answers cover it well! Everything I've ever had has been good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 54, Fenwick Island, DE 19975
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Fenwick Island
  • Phone Number: +1 302-436-2305
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