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Henlopen City Oyster House

50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2217
+1 302-260-9193
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (403 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (48 reviews)
Open Now
15:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2217
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was looking forward to a great dinner based on reviews that I read. Had clams casino appetizer. The clams were ridiculously small and not very flavorful. My crab cake entree was mediocre and my wife's halibut was tasteless and overlooked. Raw oysters were also not...More

1  Thank fslanovec
Reviewed yesterday

This is next to SALT CITY and almost as good. still these are the 2 best restaurants we have come across in 10 yrs visiting the area. Will not be disappointed. Halibut and soft shell crabs were great!

Thank RachelnCraig
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We arrived at 4 for happy hour and found the place already very busy. We couldn't find seating. The punch was very good and very strong. The Manhattens were very good; they gave us free drinks to leave our tables. As for food, the buffalo...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Consistently excellent. Love the oyster sampler, scallops, lobster roll, whatever you order, it's great. Our favorite Restaurant in Rehoboth Beach. Service is always good, staff is nice and efficient. Just one recommendation: please put some noise reducing tiles on the ceiling.

Thank Gowiththeflow2013
Reviewed 4 days ago

Waited 75 minutes for a table on a Wednesday night. Sides were very good but fried oysters were more breading than oyster.

Thank debh53
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here is July 2017 while on vacation. Great seafood. Fresh fish. Restaurant opens at 5PM . It doesn't take reservations which is inconvenient. We had to wait in a line outside. It is noisy inside which makes it difficult for talking, but the vibe...More

Thank kristen h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply hands down..the best seafood restaurant in all of Rehoboth and Lewes..great foos..great people..just a class act from start to finish..been going for years and it never fails to deliver

Thank gdfd63
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The HCOH is fantastic. It is our favorite place for oysters. They have a wonderful happy hour and even better dinner availability. It is a must do dinner while there!!

Thank Brandi H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Oyster House was very comfortable. We sat at the bar to eat because the restaurant was very busy. The bartender was extremely attentive. The food was served quickly and at the appropriate temperature. My friend orders the raw oysters. She believes that they were...More

Thank eicarothers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The wait was longer than we wanted to spend so we sat at the bar without a wait. My husband had the fried oysters as an appetizer and the scallop entree. I had the fish soup (tomato based) and crab cake entree with mashed potatoes...More

Thank Luci_J_M
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Questions & Answers
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
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
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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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
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