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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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Plymouth Meeting
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

thought we might get a good lobster in OC MD but we were recommended by a couple of restaurants to come here ~ 20 minutes away. It was a great suggestion - I got the 2 lb lobster and my wife and daughter each got twin lobster tails. We all left stuffed and very happy. hey also have a nice... More 

Thank Howard W
Lima, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After searching through review after review, we decided on the Lobster Shanty. It hit the mark on everything ! We asked for outdoor seating, and at 6:15 on a Monday were seated right away on the deck over looking the water. Our server Ivan was very attentive without being pushy when we needed more time to go through the many... More 

1 Thank JKillenbec
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful experience just before prime season in mid June of this year. My brother owns a seafood market and needless to say, I have eaten quite a bit of lobster, crab, and shrimp in my lifetime. The food was fresh and well prepared. The menu had something for everyone and the service was impeccable. We will be... More 

Thank Amy E
Albany, New York
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had to get back to Twining's after coming here last year for the first time. I haven't been able to stop thinking about the lobster/shrimp bisque from the last time and it was just as good this time around, well worth $12 (Unfortunately, you don't get to keep the mug). My wife and I both ordered the Surf &... More 

Thank RDavis227
Millsboro DE
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had diner here with friends. Service was good. We had a party if 11 and food came out timely. Everything was hot and delicious. The views are great. I highly recommend visiting.

Thank Mike G
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was really looking forward to my first lobster roll but it really had no taste. To drink I had a mule but it tasted like medicine. Then I got a rum runner and something was off there too. Maybe it's the alcohol quality. I would go back though and try something else and not get alcohol. The band was... More 

Thank deltaflyer
Baltimore, Maryland
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great appetizers, drinks and lobster, all in a great atmosphere! We sat outside as there was a nice breeze blowing across the marsh. The service from our server Ivan was superb and we enjoyed the entire experience. If you like lobster order the twin lobster dinner as you will not be disappointed.

Thank Jude G
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I ate there while in Fenwick Island. We found this to be a great family place with a nice variety of foods to please everyone. The Lobster rolls were very good. Two of my boys orders the Cheesesteaks & could only finish half (large portions). Our server was very attentive. The bar next store had live music... More 

Thank Peter D
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seven friends and I visited here together for the first time during our annual beach getaway - and I doubt it will be our last visit! The weather was conducive to sitting outdoors at a big table that seated all of us comfortably. We each ordered something different and not a bad meal in the bunch. We have a vegetarian... More 

Thank areader2013
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's one of the restaurants we always choose to eat dinner while visiting the beach. One of my wife's favorite places. The food is always delicious. The service was great. We were able to get a table for three with only a little wait. Our server was very nice and attentive. The view of the bay adds to the ambiance.... 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
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, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
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?