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Twining's Lobster Shanty

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Route 54, Fenwick Island, DE 19975
+1 302-436-2305
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Cranford, NJ
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Twinings has two restaurants on Fenwick Island:, this one and Twinings Nantucket. Clearly, Twinings wants to pull in hard-core seafood "junkies". Okay, we fit into that marketing niche and we often find ourselves in coastal New England, the land of quahogs and lobsters. Is the Lobster Shanty situated in Fenwick Island, DE up to seriously challenging New England? Yes! I... More 

Thank ItinerantLoafer
Millington, New Jersey
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great food, and amazing value. Sunday special is a $20 whole lobster and steak special, and Monday - Thursday the deal is ANYTHING from the entree menu for $20. Best deal in the area.

Thank tomcgraves
Baltimore, Maryland
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669 reviews
314 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our friends suggested we all go to The Lobster Shanty for dinner. Jennifer, our waitress, was a delight – very friendly and attentive. We were pleased to learn that the restaurant offers the $19 Big Bite Specials from Monday thru Thursday. It means that all of their entrees are only $19.00 – what an incredible deal! So, we all had... More 

Thank Maggi713
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85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Today is Thursday, and we decided to try the Twining's Lobster Shanty because I was hungry for a lobster roll. The outside of the restaurant is decorated so CUTE and inviting. The inside is just as charming with wonderful bay/marsh views. This being Thursday, their special for the day was any of their "Big Bites" for just $19, and that... More 

Thank momoo
Landenberg, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good, actually a little better than good, but the service was really great and the view was wonderful.

Thank bweids5
Dallas, Texas
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100 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very casual and extremely busy! But somehow they seem to be able to accommodate everyone! Lobster and crab are the specialties! You can't go wrong with this place!

Thank winnie c
Baltimore, Maryland
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love the chowdah, the views, the kitchy decorations, the lobster roll, the hot rolls to the table, the salads, it's all great!

Thank cynssmith
Saint Louis, Missouri
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a late Sunday night dinner. We got there too late to have a whole lobster (market price) but not late enough for their other goodies! I started the night off with a mug of Quahog & Scallop Chowdah. It was heavenly! I had Ceasar Salad also, which was fresh & very tasty. I went with the Lobster Pot... More 

Thank anniebarry2016
Columbia Station, Ohio
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76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch here and while it has lovely views of the Bay and the service was prompt, the food was just average.

Thank Pam M
Richmond, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me start by saying, you MUST try the "chowdah"...oh my goodness, words can not describe how good it is! Great Lobster Roll and Mussels. Beautiful view and adorable atmosphere!

Thank crmsontidechick

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $25
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 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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Selbyville, Delaware, United States
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?