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Doc Magrogan's Oyster House

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1131 N Dupont Hwy, Dover Downs Casino, Dover, DE 19901-2008
+1 302-674-4757
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Manteo, North Carolina
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was excited to hear that this restaurant at Dover Downs Casino was serving "all you can eat crab legs" for 28.95 on Tuesday night November 29th. My wife accompanied me but ordered grilled chicken instead. The crab legs served were of the lowest grade I have ever experienced. There was very little meat in them. I re-ordered several times... More 

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Thank James C
Bridgeville, Delaware
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've ordered many different seafood entrees here and have found them all to be very tasty. Great spot for lunch or dinner. We like the high-top tables in the bar. Great place to try your first oyster shooter- not bad. Shark was cooked perfectly and the sides were hot. One visit was with 8 couples and they served us all... More 

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1 Thank John B
The Dave Magrog... G, Public Relations Manager at Doc Magrogan's Oyster House, responded to this review

We're so happy to hear you have enjoyed your visits with us, John! Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback - we're also so glad you were able to get our Black Friday deal as well! Thank you so much - we look forward to having you back in again soon! - Melissa Zirolli Social Media... More 

Warrington
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was crappy, the bar area smelled like stale beer, prices were high for the quality of food, Decent atmosphere

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Thank 463edwardo
The Dave Magrog... G, Public Relations Manager at Doc Magrogan's Oyster House, responded to this review

We're very sorry about the experience you had with us as that is in no way our standard. I have made sure our entire management team has been made aware of your visit so they can address these issues immediately. If you would like to reach out to our General Manager Marissa (mmerrill@docmagrogans.com) she'd be happy to speak with you... More 

Dover, Delaware
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere is very busy and noisy, lacking in any ambiance. The crab soup is memorable and large variety of fresh oyster from up and down the east coast.

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Thank ShirleyGirl2014
The Dave Magrog... G, Public Relations Manager at Doc Magrogan's Oyster House, responded to this review

We're very sorry you haven't enjoyed the atmosphere with us more. I have made sure our entire management team has been made aware of your review so they can address these issues. If you would like to follow up with our General Manager Marissa (mmerrill@docmagrogans.com) at any time about your experiences, please feel free to reach out to her! Thank... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We finally tried this restaurant on this visit. It was good. I had to send my tuna steak back because it was over cooked. The manager took care of it immediately. She waited while it was cook and served it to me. She just made us feel like she was prepared to go above and beyond. The prices are comparable... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
The Dave Magrog... G, Public Relations Manager at Doc Magrogan's Oyster House, responded to this review

We're very sorry about the issue with your tuna, but are so happy to hear the manager was able to accomodate you! Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback - we're so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us overall and look forward to having you back in again! Have a wonderful day! -... More 

LOCAL
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48 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Thai steak lettuce wraps were okay....I sorta wished the description had mentioned the rare steak that came with it. I didn't really care, but my wife doesn't care for it. I also had a couple bites that were extremely chewy.... I ordered the fried Maryland seafood entree....It came with 2 shrimp, 2 scallops, 2 oysters, a crab cake, fries,... More 

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Thank ESMDVAShorereviewer
The Dave Magrog... G, Public Relations Manager at Doc Magrogan's Oyster House, responded to this review

We are so sorry about the food experiences you have had with us - that is in no way our standard. Is there any way you would be willing to reach out to our General Manager Marissa (mmerrill@docmagrogans.com) so we can get more details about your visit? I have made sure our entire management team has been made aware of... More 

Wilmington, Delaware
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Don't bother going here. The prices are much too high and we think the portions are very small. On one of our visits they were out of most things and didn't tell us until after we tried to order.

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Thank DelGuy13
The Dave Magrog... G, Public Relations Manager at Doc Magrogan's Oyster House, responded to this review

We are so very sorry about the visits you have had with us. I have made sure our entire management team has been made aware of your visit so they can address these issues immediately. Is there any way you would be willing to reach out to our General Manager Marissa (mmerrill@docmagrogans.com) so we can get more details about your... More 

Thorndale, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

this was my 1st and LAST visit to this restaurant. restaurant is in dover downs casino and we thought we would try it instead of the buffet. 3 of our group of 4 had the Maryland crab soup. this is nothing more than tomato vegetable soup will some old bay seasoning!! oh, and a bay leaf. next we had the... More 

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Thank 00002630
The Dave Magrog... G, Public Relations Manager at Doc Magrogan's Oyster House, responded to this review

We are so incredibly sorry about the experience you had with us. This is in no way our standard and I have made sure our entire management team has been made aware of your visit so they can address these issues immediately. Is there any way you would be willing to reach out to our General Manager Marissa (mmerrill@docmagrogans.com) so... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Okay very pricey drink and entree wise better food and prices out there just seems your typical chain restaurant seafood okay nothing special sorry

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Thank Frank R
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

A favorite go-to for my husband and I. The menu has something for everyone. The oysters are always cold and fresh, and the crab cake is one of the best around. My husbands favorite is the big burger or fish and chips. The salads are always fresh, too, which goes very well with the warm rolls. A big thumbs up.

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Thank Pam H
The Dave Magrog... G, Public Relations Manager at Doc Magrogan's Oyster House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind feedback, Pam! We're so glad you and your husband have enjoyed your experiences with and we truly appreciate your patronage as well as your time to give us your review! We look forward to having you back in again soon and hope you have a wonderful day! - Melissa Zirolli Social Media Director... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1131 N Dupont Hwy, Dover Downs Casino, Dover, DE 19901-2008
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 302-674-4757
Description
We developed our classic 1900's Oyster House as a way to pay tribute and homage to the great tradition of enjoying oysters, these little aphrodisiacs. We have spared no expense to create an Oyster House that transforms you back to a simpler time of food, fun, and merriment, in a local watering hole. It is our joy to serve you the freshest seafood, the finest handcrafted beers, and a superior wine selection!

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