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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%
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“oysters” (416 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (51 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2217
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just had lunch at Henlopen City Oyster House and thoroughly enjoyed it. I loved the decor and relaxed atmosphere - even with the noise levels steadily rising as additional diners started to fill the tables. Had a bowl of their classic oyster stew and it...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I originally was going to give this restaurant an average rating because it offers creative and good food and can't deliver it consistently. Therefore, the rating must be lower. While the service is great, it is the kitchen that needs attention. Some entrees were done...More

Thank TomWall60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorites in Downtown Rehoboth. It opens every day. Good Happy Hour, lunch and dinner. Love their raw bar as well. Their beet salad with scallops is awesome, and my friend's sakad with oysters was amazing too.

Thank JeanDelaware
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Henlopen City Oyster House, conveniently located about 2 minutes from the Avenue Inn. Steamed Clams, Seafood Chowder (red based), flash fried Clam strips and Fish & Chips. All fresh and tasty at a moderate price. I wish that I had one of these back home....More

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate dinner here last night. Expected good food, and got better than we expected. Our salads were beautifully presented. The dressing was flavorful, not overwhelming, allowing the taste of the food to come thru. The mussels were the best we have ever had!! They...More

Thank Lewesdoc
Reviewed 10 February 2018 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 10 February 2018 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 10 February 2018 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 6 February 2018 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 6 February 2018

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
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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
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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