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“Amazing oysters” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Henlopen City Oyster House

Henlopen City Oyster House
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Barcelona, Spain
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Amazing oysters”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I love seafood and this restaurant really has a big variety and super fresh. The staff are very friendly and the drinks are amazing. Well worth a visit while your in RB!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Claudia R
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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  • Italian first
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English first
allentown
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“First time visit. Will be back!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

We arrived at 5 on a saturday and although it was very crowded we were seated right away. The bar was packed for happy hour. Very friendly staff. I had lobster roll which was great. Food was beautifully presented and very fresh. Wish I had room for desert!

Only slight complaint is the noise level. We did although have a very loud table next to us. Not a place for a quiet dinner but then again most beach places aren't. Will go again!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank LVfoodieAllentown
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New York City, New York
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great food- fun atmosphere.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

While the restaurant doesn't take reservations, there is a large bar area to wait as well as counter areas to sit and eat vs waiting as long for a table. Our server, Amy, was very friendly and helpful. Great drink- watermelon margarita (very refreshing). We had delicious food including lobster mac & cheese (my son's favorite), sockeye salmon with peach salsa, and fried clams. Enjoy!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank gaucho1987
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va
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Worth the wait!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

Amazing dinner. The fried green tomatoes were excellent as was the fresh and delicious house salad. I had the halibut and hubs has the blue snapper. Both were to die for. People line up to eat here for a reason.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank zotise
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New York
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Enjoyable”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Found this restaurant on Trip Advisor, so after reading reviews we went early. Parking is street metered parking and we were lucky to find a close by spot. Arrived at approx. 4:45, enjoyed a drink at happy hour before checking in for dinner at 5 pm. Restaurant is much smaller than we expected, seating about 45 people, so the tables filled up quickly. On to the food: Hubby had soft clams (piss clams) as an appetizer and he really enjoyed them. I had the fried calamari which was a very large serving. For dinner hubby had the soft shell crabs and thought they were excellent-very fresh. I had the lobster mac & cheese. I had in mind that it would be baked, but it was shell pasta in a cheese sauce, with a nice amount of lobster mixed in. Although it was good, I was a bit disappointed that it was not the baked version. All in all, we would definitely go back. Service was excellent. Very attentive waitress.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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1 Thank Carib210
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