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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” (405 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (49 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2217
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Party of 5 went on a Tuesday nite..off season...got seated within 15 minutes. At the bar, we had an oyster sampler....fabulous! Our party had the crabcakes, scallops, and the seafood stew. All enjoyed. I heard that the caprese salad with the BEST...didn't get a chance...More

Thank susieqpgh
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had wanted to try this restaurant for years and finally got a reservation for four. Service was not that great - for a place that had been highly recommended to us. My husband loves grouper and ordered that. He could barely eat it -...More

Thank keller4940
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great variety of menu and good service. The place can get loud and the summer ground can be somewhat pushy, but overall this is a "go to" place for a great variety of dishes.

Thank PDolbec
Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent service capped off by an excellent meal. Food is always served hot and professionally. Great beer andwine list.

Thank 147Vince
Reviewed 5 days ago

I ordered an oyster Po boy here. I don't usually order fried food, but these were possibly the best oysters I've ever eaten. They were juicy, fresh and absolutely delicious. The atmosphere was busy and lively and our waiter was super nice.

Thank carolyn f
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this restaurant! The fried oysters were fantastic! We also enjoyed the seafood chowder and the steamed seafood entree! The wait for a table was long, although helped by text message notification. Instead, we found seating immediately in the bar area along the...More

Thank JFoxgp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small bar area with tables in a different area to sit and enjoy delicious oysters. Close to the heart of tourists, boardwalk & beach.. meter parking! Staff was friendly and the place always has a crowd.

Thank Beachlover92253
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried to get in on labor day but mobbed so we went to less good, Blue Hen. Went for happy hour the next day and food quality and presentation was excellent.

Thank RuffleScruffle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's so popular that even though we arrived early ( as party of 8 ) we had a wait of almost an hour, but spending it in the bar area was really fun. Very crowded, all ages from 20s to beyond counting, all festive and...More

Thank robert_930
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with some friends to Henlopen City Oyster House on labor day weekend..we walked in and there was one table left, the woman sat us down and we went from there...i ordered LOBSTER MAC & CHEESE (Shell pasta, aged gouda, cognac and buttered bread crumbs)...More

Thank Joshua B
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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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