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Henlopen City Oyster House

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2217
+1 302-260-9193
15:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 15:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 15:00 - 21:30
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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Their barrel aged Manhattan is one of the best I've ever had! The oyster sampler was top notch as was the oyster stew....but did I mention the Manhattan??

Thank Mark M
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent service, wonderful food, and good variety of options for both seafood lovers and non-seafood people. We were there for lunch and they offered a turkey burger as their special, very unexpected at an oyster house. We ordered the oyster sampler which was fun along with spaghetti squash bruschetta (weird sounding but very tasty - give it a try). This... More 

Thank AnitainPA
Woodstown, New Jersey
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We always make it a habit to stop in for dinner when we are in town. The service is fantastic, and the oyster and wine selections are the best. Definitely worth the money.

Thank NJSnowbunnies
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Always a good stop when out in town with friends. Great selection of oysters and draft beers. Go early!!

Thank LMWDelaware
Baltimore, Maryland
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

3RD time we have been here. Seems to get better each time! Our waiter was outstanding. Oyster stew, roasted vegetables and hamburger all rave reviews. We will be back.

Thank gregory7926
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible food. Excellent service. Fun atmosphere. Love this place from the start. These guys have figured it out. Some of the highlights are the clams casino and the fried oysters. Great beer selection.

Thank Billy M
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome spot for oysters and seafood. Always a good spot to take out of towners. Can get very busy in season

Thank fanoffinedining
Boston, Massachusetts
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89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled along this when we were staying in south western Delaware. We felt like we were in a culinary wasteland and needed some good food. So we decided to drive the hour to Rehoboth for lunch. In searching for restaurants we came across this place and I'm so glad that we did. We went for lunch, which they only... More 

Thank WannaBTraveling2
Baltimore, Maryland
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ducked into Henlopen City Oyster House on a whim and were so glad! The oysters were delicious with many kinds to choose from, and great beer and wine to match. Get there before 3pm though. Happy hour is from 3-5pm and it gets packed!

Thank Lori M
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have traveled to Rehoboth for over 20 years and Henlopen City is our favorite spot. Very family friendly, amazing fresh food and great beer! We generally do almost all our dinners here.

Thank christie113

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?