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Twining's Lobster Shanty

Route 54, Fenwick Island, DE 19975
+1 302-436-2305
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (63 reviews)
“chowder” (55 reviews)
“seafood” (37 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Route 54, Fenwick Island, DE 19975
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food and bread! From shrimp salad to cheesesteaks to salads , we loved our meals here. The bread is brought fresh daily and outstanding. There is a beautiful view of the bay! Usually very busy and tight parking. There is an open deck with...More

Thank Nan M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife found Twinings several summers ago on our in bound trip to Ocean City. We stopped for lunch and decided to make it our regular lunch spot, so you know we enjoyed it. After being lunch only customers, we decided to go for dinner....More

Thank lourusnock
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I have been to the lobster shanty in the past and found it a bit off from Twining's other restaurant Nantucket. On the way back from a shopping trip we stopped for dinner last night and the place was packed. When we...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very pretty location. Attentive servers. Food was just ok. Came out quickly but wasn't special. Maine Lobster was dry and overlooked. Steamed clams were good. Soups were good. Lobster guacamole was good.

Reviewed 1 week ago

So they offer a carryout menu - so we called in to place an order for dinner. They said they were too bust to take our order. We'd have to come in and sit down to eat. We really like the food here - but...More

Thank french4us
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good food. Had a great variety, lobster guacamole, whole lobster, fried oysters, crab and lobster Thermidor, cream of crab and lobster bisque, crab cakes, etc. all very good.

Thank Mary Dot J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent views especially outside. Very good service. The Lobster melt was very good. My guest had the fish tacos which were also very good. Highly recommended for lunch.

Thank Ken P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Watered down sangria. Lobster bisque with chunks of seafood on bottom of mug only. Ordered shanty feast entree, waiter told us we couldn't get the one free sangria as that dish was not "an entree". Had to argue to get special as seen in Sunny...More

Thank glhoefling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Forget the factory at Harpoon Hanna;s. This place is great. I especially liked the lobster bisque & my wife loved the lobster roll.

Thank N97JUmichaelp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food, service and setting were great for evening out on the deck with friends. Parking could be a problem on weekend, but not during the week.

Thank GGloveithere
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Jesse F
29 February 2016|
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Response from Mary Dot J | Reviewed this property |
The above answers cover it well! Everything I've ever had has been good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
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, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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