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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” (438 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (49 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 yesterday via mobile

On a chilly day y husband and I walked around Rehoboth for about 5 hours.....sun going in and out, wind blowing and we happened to be across the street from the Oyster House.....so I said let's stop in for a hot soup. We were seated...More

Thank manny196
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Exceeded our expectations! Staff was wonderful, food was exquisite! Visiting from the Seattle Area and this would rival any 5 star seafood bistro in the area. Hopefully,I’ll have enough time to revisit this wonderful oyster house before I go back to WA! Thanks for a...More

Thank mimijeff27
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

6 of us had a wonderful lunch. Oysters were scrumptious and highly recommended! Very friendly service! Will definitely come back!

Thank ss0rdot
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been here many times for happy hour, nice place, but very crowded. We went this past weekend for dinner, the dining room was extremely loud, we were seated in the middle of the floor with our chairs hitting chairs of the people sitting next...More

Thank Bruce O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very excited to try this restaurant for our anniversary dinner because of all the great reviews. I'll start off with our experience with the hostess. We were dressed business casual (mind you the servers have t-shirt and jean shorts on), it is a...More

Thank lovetotravelusa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a really Bad Airbnb experience we headed back to Virginia early. We saw signs to Rehoboth along the way. Ok! We diverted and were very happy we did. Our stay at the Boardwalk Plaza Hotel was excellent. We stopped some folks and asked about...More

Thank Sherrall V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the food and atmosphere. Tasty good portions. Off season open for lunch too. Off busy boardwalk.

Thank Beverly G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very cool place. Had an hour wait but it was worth it. Very good draft selection - Except that more than half of the choices were from CA and not local, but still very good choices. We had clams casino and 8 oyster flight -...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Rehoboth for a quick overnight trip in October, and on recommendation from friends, decided we had to try Henlopen City Oyster House. It was amazing! Because it was off-season, we were able to get a seat very quickly -- after...More

Thank YorkTravelGirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice dinner. Very good service. Nice atmosphere. Had roasted beet salad delicious. Will go agai

Thank Dohle
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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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