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“Amazing small bites, sunset, and great service”
Review of Ivy

Ivy
Ranked #23 of 44 Restaurants in Dewey Beach
Cuisines: American
Description: This restaurant used to be called Venus on the Half Shell (or just Venus)
Restaurant details
Description: This restaurant used to be called Venus on the Half Shell (or just Venus)
Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Amazing small bites, sunset, and great service”
Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

Four of us went to Ivy for a girls' night out. We were seated right by the bay to enjoy an incredible sunset. As the sun was setting, classical music was playing in the back. Our meal was delicious. Thanks to the recommendation of our waitress, we each ordered 4 small bites (tapas). It was plenty and so good! Very reasonable too!

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English first
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great tapas”
Reviewed June 30, 2014

My first time there - the tapas were excellent. I would go there again when I visit Dewey Beach. The food overall was excellent - I tried everything.

Visited June 2014
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Potomac, Maryland, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfect evening”
Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

My brother was visiting me from France and we were looking for a nice yet laid back restaurant on the water. Ivy did not disappoint and I'm in the restaurant business! From the phone call to ask about the wait to the arrival where we were immediately recognized as having called to the attention during dinner, everything was spot on. The drinks were lovely, the view was gorgeous overlooking the Rehoboth Bay and the food was delicious. Our waitress was very attentive and engaging and so was the manager. We were even asked twice how everything was by another gentleman who might have been the owner but he did not present himself. All around, I highly recommend this restaurant to anyone who wants a civilized yet relaxed dinner by the water.

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Thank Laurence R
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Laurel, Delaware
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“A very relaxing dining experience”
Reviewed August 4, 2013

The view is sensational, the menu has lots of unexpected choices for appitizers, but the entree choices are very limited. Sharing the $50 poobah (it is hard not to think of the Fred Flinstone's lodge president when you say it) is one of each appitizer is the way to go. Three couples in our group each ordered a poobah and enjoyed it. The service was less than several of our group would have liked (drinks were not replenished in a timely manner).

  • Visited July 2013
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Wonderful food and atmosphere!”
Reviewed July 26, 2013

The tapas style of food made it fun. They also had $2 Absolut martini's for happy hour! The waiters were fun and friendly and the view of the bay was beautiful.

Visited July 2013
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