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Twining's Lobster Shanty

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Quahog & Scallop Chowdah
Famous since 1991. shipping quarts anywhere in the USA clams, scallops, potatoes, corn, onions, celery & a blend of herbs & spices.
Lobster & Shrimp Seafood Bisque
Silky & rich w/ lotsa chunky lobster, shrimp, crab & seafood dujour. Finished w/ sherry. A chunky bisque!
Delaware Crab
An array of vegetables, tomato crab broth & lotsa crab
Shanty Lobster & Avocado
1/2 chilled lobster, fresh guacamole, creamy lemon zest dressing on a bed of greens
Shanty House Field
Organically grown baby lettuces tossed w/ chopped walnuts, crumbled bleu cheese w/ nantuckets famous maple vinaigrette
Seafood Tasters Duo
Delicious fresh lobster & shrimp salads...over field greens, summer tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion & seasonal fruits w/ nantuckets famous maple vinaigrette
Our Classic Caesar
Crisp romaine, tossed w/ grated parmesan, homemade croutons & our addictive caesar dressing
Build Your Caesar
Oh So Good!
Includes: 1 lb. Lobster, 8 jumbo shrimp w/ onions & old bay, corn on the cob & housemade slaw
Shanty Lobster Cocktail
Chilled chunks of sweet maine lobster - served w/ our lemon white cocktail sauce
Whole Maine Lobster
1.5 lb or 2.5 lb steamed up just right! Served w/ baby reds & corn (we will special order any size for your special party...24 hours notice is all we need)
1/2 Lb Steamed Jumbo Shrimp Onions & Old Bay Seasoning
Drawn butter, tangy cocktail sauce & fresh horseradish
Iced Colossal Shrimp Cocktail
4 jumbos chilled & served w/ a tangy cocktail sauce & fresh horseradish
Baby Lobster Cakes
Shanty original! Seasoned lobster mini cakes
Chunky Lobster Guacamole
Fresh avocado guacamole, lots of lobster & fresh pico di gallo w/ crunchy chips
Lobster Quesadilla
Chunky lobster, green onions, mushrooms, & 3 cheeses w/ a side of house made pico, sour cream & guacamole
Lobster Macaroni & Cheese
Baked golden w/ gruyere, cheddar, parmesan, wild mushrooms, vidalia onions, topped w/ crushed ritz crackers
Baby Crab Cakes
Jumbo lump crab, tossed w/ wonderful seasonings baked golden & served w/ our sherry caper aioli
Bacon Wrapped Jumbo Shrimp
Jumbo shrimp, applewood smoked bacon roasted w/ our worcestershire BBQ & lemon zest
Shanty Clams Casino
Local clams w/ chopped onions, red peppers, bacon & parmesan
Hot Shrimp & Artichoke Dip
Gulf shrimp, artichokes & fresh spinach blended w/ 3 chesses & baked bubbly. Served w/ toast points
Shanty Style Fries
Crabby & shrimpy... cheesy & oh so good
Basket of Crispy Fries
Served w/ House Slaw, Chips & a Dill Spear or Chrisy French Fries
Our Famous Lobster Salad Roll
Knuckle & claw lobster, a little hellman's & secret seasonings on an original new england buttered grilled roll
Roasted Fish Wrap
Roasted, seasoned fillet, roasted corn, shredded cheddar, homemade guacomole, pico di gallo, & crunchy greens all wrapped up!
Nanny's Crab Cake
The finest lump of crab w/ our secret blend of herbs & spices. Broiled golden...aioli side
Shanty Lobster Salad BLT
Applewood smoked bacon, avocado, lettuce & tomato in a flaky croissant
Fenwick Island Shrimp Salad Roll12
House shrimp salad, lettuce, tomato on our grilled new england buttered roll
Kobe Steak & Cheese
Tender sirloin shaved w/ crispy onions, provolone on a baguette & au ju for dipping
Twin Soft Crab Sandwich
Local prime crabs lightly dusted & pan seared crisp w/ mixed greens & tomato on a kaiser roll... aioli side! !
Local Catch Sandwich
Fresh local flounder boiled w/ seafood butter or fried w/ lettuce & tomato on a kaiser roll
Chicken & Avocado BLT
Provolone, smoked bacon, tomatoes & romaine, cajun spiced mayo on a kaiser roll
Hand shaped 8 oz sirloin grilled your way w/ lettuce & tomato on a kaiser roll
Shanty Supreme Burger
Crispy onions, mushrooms & bleu cheese
Black Angus Cheese Burger
Grilled your way choice of provolone, cheddar, american or bleu cheese
Shanty Original! Cheesy Lobster Burger
Lobster imperial & cheddar top this one the surf & turf of burgers
Lump Crab Cheeseburger
Lump crab cake & cheddar top this one! A chesapeake favorite
Available all day & all night! All served w/ baby red potatoes, fresh veggies & hot rolls
Maine Lobster Cakes
Shanty original of seasoned lobster tail, knuckle & claw roasted & served w/ our original white cocktail sauce
New England Seafood Pasta
Shrimp, scallops, clams & mussels, steeped in light clam & tomato broth
Crab Stuffed Roasted Lobster Tail
Cold water tail & our famous crab cake married & served w/ drawn butter
Lobster Pot Pie
A maine delight. Chunky lobster w/ assorted vegetables in a seafood sauce. Baked w/ a flaky crust
Lavishing Lump Crab & Lobster Thermidor
Maryland jumbo & chunky lobster w/ fresh mushrooms, shallots, dijon, sherry, parmesan, & cream, baked
Lobster & Scallop Newburg
Lobster & jumbo scallop baked in a creamy newburg sauce
Lavishing Lump Crab & Lobster Thermidor
Maryland jumbo & chunky lobster w/ fresh mushrooms, shallots, dijon, sherry, parmesan & cream, baked.
Jumbo Lump Crab Cake
Twin cakes of maryland's finest lump, roasted. Served w/ aioli
Canadian Cold Water Lobster Tails
Twin tails split, butter basted & roasted w/ a side of butter
Steak butters to tantalize the "buds" roquefort...wild mushroom...tarragon
12 Oz. Fully Trimmed All Natural Aged Sirloin Filet
Grilled your way & finished w/ a shanty herb house butter
Shanty Surf & Turf
6 oz. Aged natural sirloin grilled your way w/ a cold water lobster tail
Steak & Cake28
6 oz. Aged natural sirloin grilled your way w/ your choice of a shanty original lobster cake or a jumbo lump crab cake
Under 10 Served w/ Fries & Applesauce
Hot Diggity Dog
All beef‏ 1/4 lb.
Baby Burger
1/4 lb. With or without cheese
Grilled Cheesy Cheese
Chix Tenders
Peanut Butter & Grape Jelly
Shanty Monster Wings! The Beaches Biggest Wings
Seasoned & roasted then fried golden... your choice... spicy buffalo.. honey BBQ “shanty style”... garlic parmesan served w/ ranch, bleu cheese dressing & celery sticks
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Est. in 2010. Twining's Lobster Shanty has been a stable of Lobster and Eastern Shore cuisine to lower Delaware. With great views and even better food, this is a can't miss location.
$15 - $25
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Takeout, Seating, 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, Reservations, Table Service, Live Music, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed October 20, 2019 via mobile

The Lobster and Shrimp Bisque was good. Several of us got the Famous Lobster Salad Roll and I think the roll was the best part. The Kobe Beef Cheesesteak was good. The Orange Crush not so much.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 27, 2019

Lovely view, delightfully whimsical décor, great Hot Old Bay Lobster roll.....the service on the other hand is uneven at best. My husband I arrived about 2 yesterday for a mid-afternoon lunch. We were happily seated at a window table with the beautiful view of the...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 13, 2019

Bland best describes the food here. Caesar salad was just a pile of leaf lettuce with a few shavings of cheese and croutons. The dressing, what little there was of it, was definitely NOT Caesar! Add-ons were over priced (shrimp, chicken, etc.) Let's move on...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 3, 2019

Had early dinner and was very happy with both the meal and the prices. The crabcake was large and had lots of lump crab. The lobster rolls were delicious too!

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed August 30, 2019

Great view but not so great service during our two visits. Our first visit, we sat at the indoor bar. The food was good but the bartender was unwelcoming and rude. I will never sit there again. During second visit we sat at a table...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 26, 2019

Went here for lunch with extended family for a late lunch. Zero wait time, very friendly hostess and server. Fantastic lobster roll! Beautiful fresh oysters. Breads brought in daily from a well known DC bakery made all the difference on the burgers, grilled cheeses and...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 22, 2019

This is a good place for lobster roll. Very good service and very good food. Good to get a table overlooking the water.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 21, 2019

The view is good but the service is bad. I sat at the outside bar. I was ignored because the bartenders were too busy flirting with the women at the bar. They make you feel like you are doing them a favor when you do...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 19, 2019

Great location. Excellent seafood appetizers. Nice wine choices. Pleasant site on the bay. Great service. Try their lobster chowder for sure.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 17, 2019 via mobile

Twining’s Lobster Shanty is where we head when the adults are ready for a nice sit-down meal in a relaxed atmosphere that is comfortable enough to easily accommodate children. As the name suggests, the menu is heavy on lobster-based items, but there’s enough variety to...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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