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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
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

loved the lobster rolls and also the deserts which were delic. My wife had locally caught fish and also loved her meal

Thank Bob B
Central City, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have to comment on the review about no separate checks. I come across a lot of places that do this. Its not uncommon at all. I would also not assume their would not be an up charge from chips to fries. The server still should have said there is an upcharge and mention the no separate checks! The food here... More 

Thank NDfan13
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here several times. Always excellent seafood at reasonable cost. Last night's special (Sunday dinner) was 1 lb lobster, shrimp (about 8 good size), corn on the cob, cole slaw and a veggie - all for just $19!! That price can't be beat anywhere in the area. Management: keep up the good work!

1 Thank ASeasonedTraveler060
Chevy Chase, Maryland
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118 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous view of the sunset over the bay! Really enjoyed the lobster rolls. I usually don't order lobster outside of New England, but these were very good. Very fast and pleasant service. Hostess was not very pleasant, though! Maybe she was stressed because it was busy....

Thank Maria O
Ocean City, Maryland
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33 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the lobster salad roll. It tasted OK but I expected more lobster for $21. Sandwiches come with cole slaw, a pickle spear and potato chips. You can substitute fries for $1.75. I'll probably come back but try something else on the menu.

Thank 167mikeoc
Collegeville, PA
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have a second home in Fenwick Island and we always enjoy Lobster Shanty. Great view of the bay, good food, nice wine selection, and friendly service. But, the nasty hostess working on 9/4 was disrespectful and just plain rude when I brought a large party of 10. Not sure I would ever come back if I wasn't already a... More 

Thank tommymacdog
Aberdeen, Maryland
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another restaurant we visit on our trip to Ocean City. The lobster pot pie is excellent as are the raw oysters...food and service very good.

Thank Noblehouse47
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant doesn't look like much on the outside and looks much better on the inside. Food was enjoyed by all and you do get a good amount for your money. Sit by the window and you get a great view on the bay while eating.

Thank Tom G
Bristow, Virginia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us met for dinner at the Lobster Shanty. We received a window seat with a nice bayside view. Three of us had the Old Bay Lobster Roll, and the fourth had the Lobster Quesadilla. The food was good, but not as good as lobster dishes in other parts of the country. We were also offered a choice of... More 

Thank mountainlvr52
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I liked this place so much, we came for lunch two days in a row! Neither of us had ever had a lobster roll before, so that's what we ordered. They're served two different ways, cold (like a creamy lobster salad) and hot (big pieces of lobster on a buttered roll). We got one of each and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
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?