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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%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (422 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (44 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2217
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Reviewed yesterday

loved the oyster shooters, calamari and the fried oyster entree, service was a little sketchy, she was not a happy camper....would definitely try again...good wine selection

Thank njogec
Reviewed 4 days ago

Arrived 6:30 on a Saturday night. Jam packed, of course. Forty five minute wait for a table. Bartenders very cool and friendly, but obviously completely overwhelmed. Beer selection was great, wine selection average in size but very well chosen. Good crowd in restaurant, families with...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

They raw oysters were spectacular. We ordered the tray of all 8 varieties and they were superb. I ordered the fried oysters for dinner and they too were excellent and the portion was generous. My date’s (red) bouillabaisse was similarly very good with a deep...More

Thank Joelamountain
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were staying at the Bellmoor Inn and Spa. They recommended Henlopen City Oyster House for dinner. My wife ordered the Fried Day Boat Scallops. I had the half order of middle neck clams. The Oyster Sampler, which is a sampling of...More

Thank M4270CIdavids
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this restaurant! Fantastic oysters, oyster rockefeller good. great cocktails, good service. Bouillabaisse is good. Excellent cocktails. Oh i said that already.

Thank Tack M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best oysters around. If you love oysters- make sure you get the oyster tasting (you can get 1 of each or 2 of each). Everything is fresh, perfect drinks, and a beautiful setting!

1  Thank Ashley A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has the best oysters I have ever eaten. When we eat them other places...we always say. “Not as good as the Henlopen.” Other standouts are the oyster stew and the lobster roll but everything on the menu is delicious. Great mixed drinks. Yummy...More

Thank GinnyPA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The waiter was very pleasant and attentive. It was a very busy place but the service was good. The food was good, although a bit expensive.

Thank Myles C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a cute restaurant. Feels like a restaurant you would find in NYC. I really enjoyed the appetizers the best , in fact better than the meal. We ordered the sampler of oysters which was sooooo good. We also ordered the cheese sampler plate and...More

Thank Jen P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food! Resturant can be a bit noisy but the food is outstanding! You may have to wait a while for a table but you can always sit at bar and have a wonderful drink.

Thank Janeen W
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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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