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Ropewalk - A Fenwick Island Oyster House

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700 Coastal Hwy, Fenwick Island, DE 19944-4408
+1 302-581-0153
11:30 am - 1:00 am
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived about 4:15 on a Thursday afternoon. Decided on the "buck a shuck"oysters to start. Very good! Then we added Fish Tacos, Oyster Potpie, Grilled Oysters, Mozzarella Sticks and Chicken Sandwich. Two of us tried one of the specialty Crushes with cranberry vodka. All were good and we had excellent service!

Thank EarleneBrad
Fenwick Island, Delaware
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed March 4, 2017

We've been spoiled by having a home in Baltimore and visiting the Ropewalk there for many years. We were excited about the opening of Ropewalk in Fenwick Island, only two mile from our new home at the beach. So, we went there a couple times the first year they opened, a couple times the second year and haven't been back.... More 

Thank Bill S
Franklin, North Carolina
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 26, 2017

Our fav place to have oysters and a drink after being on the beach. Great bar service and we always enjoy talking to the oyster shockers.

Thank Amanda S
Baltimore, Maryland
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 22, 2017

Average food. Mostly a bar scene. Certainly not worth the wait to eat there. Fun place to watch a sporting event.

Thank frankrpalmer
Selbyville, Delaware
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41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed January 6, 2017

Went in for oysters and beer. The beer was ice cold and great. Service was good at the bar. The other food being brought out for other patrons looked awesome. My oysters were big and plump for a buck a shuck. The oysters came with horseradish as well as cocktail sauce/lemon. I could have been there all night but 12... More 

Thank mouseskin
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 2, 2017

A great first extension from the Baltimore franchise. A much smaller option than the newer version down in Ocean City, but maintains high quality.

Thank Daniel L
Fenwick Island, Delaware
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 26, 2016

The Ropewalk has the best food hands down! We eat at home a lot because we make better tasting foods then we can buy at any restaurant, at least thats what we thought till we tried the Ropewalk... this is the most heavenly, delicious melting in your mouth, tasty morsels ever! If we could eat here every day we would... More 

Thank kim06784
Selbyville, Delaware
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37 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed November 29, 2016

Food is just not that good, service is sub-standard(wait staff acted like they were doing us a favor) the Bar upstairs caters to there friends first. We had a bad experience, hopefully that wasn't a good night we were there. Plus there is hardly any parking so your car has to be valet parked up the street.

Thank Steven G
New York City, New York
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130 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed November 8, 2016

Also went in for a quick bite. Good raw oysters, popcorn shrimp. Very tasty. Friendly and helpful staff and service.

Thank Linda L
Longmont, Colorado
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79 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed November 5, 2016

Wenter here for a quick bite. Bartender was alone and shuck in oysters . He was unable to manage all of the action. Drinks and food were slow to come. The crab cake was all jumbo lump so so i cant com plain. I would have asked for old bay if I thought I would get it. Came on a... More 

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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
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Coastal Hwy, Fenwick Island, DE 19944-4408
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Fenwick Island
  • Phone Number: +1 302-581-0153
Ropewalk Fenwick at the beach offers open air dining on two floors with an oyster bar and deck bar. Bring the kids and enjoy our beach playground that is in site of our bar, dining tables, and the upstairs deck. Parents can relax and still supervise the playground close by. Our menu reflects the seasons with local ingredients. Our Chef Frank Campanella calls fish orders in nightly to see what is the freshest fair possible off the docks. Make sure you visit our bars and taste from our seasonal fresh fruit crush selection and specialty drink menu.

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