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Twining's Lobster Shanty

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Route 54, Fenwick Island, DE 19975
+1 302-436-2305
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Yonkers, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great views and really good food! Lobster quesadilla is excellent! Lobster special is really good! Lobster, shrimp,corn, cole slaw, and a good eating experience. Staff were friendly and service was quick. I recommend you try it! You wont be disappointed.

Thank Shanie J
Centreville, Maryland
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64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food and the service were mediocre. We waited a long time to be greeted by our server, as well as waiting to order after receiving drinks. We were never offered refills on our drinks, several were empty and we had to flag our server down to get more water. The fastest service we got was when we indicated we... More 

Thank Cewilliams115
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The best part of the meal was the beer (bottled) followed by the Chowder. For the love of God, avoid the "Special" -- a broiled seafood "platter". I am not sure if you can carbon date the fish, but my suspicion is that it has been in the freezer since the restaurant opened. Also, it is OK to actually season... More 

Thank Dan P
Amissville, VA
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132 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to be there for a pre-season special where all dinners were one price and much less than normal. The food was well prepared and very fresh, the service was excellent. If the food was full price, I would give this a 4 instead of a 5 but value for money was great!

Thank gho4
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had reservations for Easter Dinner. We had Twin Lobster Tails, and Lobster Thermador. Food was delicious (as usual) and the service is always 'top notch'. Thanks Jen. This is our favorite place.

Thank Barry L
Eldersburg, United States
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was excellent and the view was great! My sons had burgers which were 'all right'. I had a combo of spicy buffalo wings (not breaded, love that) which were perfect and steamed shrimp which were also perfectly cooked. Mother had shrimp roll - said it was a little bland. Price is a little high. Will return during happy... More 

Thank Robyn M
Avon, Connecticut, United States
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Love this place for the lobster rolls and crab cakes. Matt is great in the bar too. Great view thruout the restaurant and can't beat the specials.

Thank Pam W
Selbyville, Delaware
Level Contributor
9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Ambiance, somewhat crowded, tables too close together. Lobster meat in pot pie way, way over cooked. Puff pastry on top very difficult to eat.

Thank chefrobertshaw
Lewes, Delaware
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144 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We celebrated three birthdays here on closing day! Everything was wonderful--lump crab cakes, twin lobsters, surf and turf, and lobster pot pie! We arrived just as the sun was setting that enhanced our fellowship meal! The rolls and that freshly brewed unsweetened tea were exceptional! We'll see them in March!

Thank Joyce M
Bel Air, United States
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I was very happy that it was open on Dec 28 as most OC area restaurants were closed for the season. I ordered the lobster tail stuffed with crab imperial on the waitress's recommendation. WOW!!! By far the best I have ever tasted & it was on special for that day so got it for a fabulous price! The yeast... More 

Thank Kay S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 54, Fenwick Island, DE 19975
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Fenwick Island
  • Phone Number: +1 302-436-2305

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Selbyville, Delaware, United States
over a year ago

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?