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Henlopen City Oyster House

50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2217
+1 302-260-9193
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“oysters” (382 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (48 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2217
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We are both "foodies" and tried here per all the positive comments online. They are all true. Our food was so good and the service so friendly we came back the next night! Whether you want a fancy seafood experience or just something simple this...More

Thank Eileen S
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was my second visit to the Oyster house and so far they are 2/2. Oysters were fresh an delectable. Varied selection of beers & wines with good recommendations from staff. This visit I tried the New England lobster roll which was decent, lots of...More

Thank noplans4now
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lobster mac and cheese was amazing; great oysters-both raw (we had the sampler and all of them were delicious and fresh) and fried (also delicious, cooked just right). Interesting drinks; excellent service by Taber.

Thank dnwoodall313
Reviewed 1 week ago

My expectations were high walking into this place on a rainy blustery Saturday night. Parking is impossible in Rehoboth, so , for me to go there in a weekend I want it to be worth my time. I called to see if I could wear...More

1  Thank Rudi R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our B&B host recommended we have dinner here. My husband loves oysters so he had lots to choose from. They didn't have any fresh crab yet (thank you for not using the frozen stuff!) so they suggested I substitute shrimp in the oyster dinner. I...More

Thank Christina B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great meal, however, we were over whelmed by the size of the portions. We split an appetizer and each of us had an entree and we could not finish our entrees. On our next visit we plan on bypassing the appetizer and...More

1  Thank rjaffe2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited through a restaurant walk tour. This was our last stop. The chef came out and greeted us. He even displayed how he prepares his unique menu. He also will accommodate you food needs. If you are gluten free, vegetarian, vegan to name a...More

Thank tnmfro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelling with our Nephew and Niece. Lineups start 20 minutes early to get into this restaurant for Lunch. Lunch service is discontinued after May 1. Opens for Dinner @ 5:00 PM. Everything is prepared fresh daily, and certainly illustrates the concept that good food takes...More

Thank Jimdan70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is very busy even in the off season. Dined here with a party of 7. Only 1 table accommodates large parties so we were prepared to wait. The reason I am giving an average rating is due to customer service. The hostess was...More

Thank JRMom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love raw oysters and this restaurant has a variety of choices, we also had mussels and specialty beers, the food was delicious

Thank debrick2930
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
where exactly are you in rehoboth? also what is the dress code there?
18 February 2017|
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Response from Adjo47 | Reviewed this property |
We were at Boardwalk Plaza Hotel about a 6 bulk walk. Dress is casual, jeans etc. Great oysters and all food. White tablecloth casual comfortable dress. Great,place, my favorite in Rehoboth.
Frank Z
What is the name of your house red wine? We had a glass, it was delicious but we forgot the name.
13 February 2017|
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Response from Home2NJ | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I cannot help you with this. Best to call the restaurant.
Debra P
Are you open Christmas Day?
23 December 2016|
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Response from Home2NJ | Reviewed this property |
According to their website, they are closed all day Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2217
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Rehoboth Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 302-260-9193
  • E-mail