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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” (416 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (51 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2217
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us had dinner and the winner meal was the fried oyster platter. Only complaint was the fries as a side were way too salty. Wahoo was very good too and they were accommodating and added a side not on the side menu. The...More

Thank xcone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had couples lunch and it was fantastic, Shrimp was perfect, very fresh, prepared in spiced boil, I highly recommend. Everything was great, a new Rehoboth favorite.

Thank Brad C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a long drive, we got here right before the kitchen closed, but we didn't know it. The waiter was still attentive and accommodating, and the food was excellent. The smoked duck salad was unexpected and delightful, with great flavors.

Thank travelwithtwointow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently enjoyed the happy hour at Henlopen Oyster House. The varieties of both craft beers and east coast fresh oysters were amazing! The 1/2?price apps were superb! The crowd were very welcoming and friendly! My favorite menu item was the shrimp P.O. boy sandwich, with...More

Thank george h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came just for the oysters. You can have dinner here also. We were in the bar area and they have a list of a great selection of super fresh Oysters and where they come from. We selected some from Cape Cod they were so...More

Thank Susan7828
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am not a big oyster on the half shell kind of person due to my fear of health risks with them and frankly, just being disappointed when you end up paying so much for something that can be so little and tasteless. However, I...More

Thank happynowyoga
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best oyster stew after my moms! Lobster mac & cheese dead on. The only thing missing… Christopher Bisaha ( what came up voice memoing ....been so hot/Bizzarre)! Service was quick, smiling and efficient! Could tell staff enjoys their job!

Thank resefeyd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I go to Rehoboth a lot, but always seem to wind up at the same places. Last night we went out for his birthday so I suggested we try something different. Henlopen City Oyster House it was. We shared the cheese board...More

Thank aschmid3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This meal is worth waiting for and the wait can be long at peak times. The service is exceptional and the staff is well trained and knowledgeable about the menu. Everything I have eaten here is fresh, beautifully presented and properly seasoned. We go every...More

Thank cowboyeyes3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I and another couple dined at the Henlopen Oyster House on Saturday night. Even out of season it was packed. Had a 45 minute wait for our table but we were lucky to find open seating in the bar area. So after...More

Thank T8171ZTscottc
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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