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Delaware Delicacies Smoke House

420 Rhodes Road, Hancock, NY 13783-1137
+1 607-637-4443
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“shrimp” (3 reviews)
“trout” (3 reviews)
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420 Rhodes Road, Hancock, NY 13783-1137
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

Resident Hancock celebrity Ray Turner of NatGeo's Filthy Riches serves up native Upper Delaware River eel smoked on site, along with a variety of smoked cheeses, fish, and both hot- and cold-smoked salmon. The "store" is at his unique home right on the Delaware River,...More

Thank J1930CCnancyf
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Taking the ever-so-boring trek home from upstate New York, we caught a glimpse at a sign for Smoked Eel. I had seen several episodes of Filthy Riches on NatGeo and was like hmm...could this be the place?! With nothing else to do before heading back...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Good food and a showman who has his routine down pat. Gypsy boat launch is a nuisance for all who live along the river. Anything for a quick buck

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Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We came to visit after hearing about this place from NatGeoTV's Filthy Riches. Ray is a nice guy. He sells food that he smokes and we were also able to get honey and maple syrup from other locals in his shop.

Thank Jen J
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The smoking General lives at Delaware Delicacies. We had smoked shrimp - amazing, smoked game hen - best poultry I've ever had in my life, smoked gouda - it was a good-a. Host Ray is the best.

Thank Josh J
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Me before going here: I don't like salmon. Me after going here: Where has this deliciousness been my whole life and why didn't I buy it all? I must have hot smoked salmon everyday forever. Seriously amazing hot smoked salmon and the trout was good...More

Thank Yum941
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Follow the hand painter signs to the smoke house. It is a one of a kind treat in the Catskills. Excellent smoked shrimp, salmon, and don't forget the eel. Be sure to watch out for bears on your way in and out.

1  Thank jmelarkin
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Best smoked shrimp ever. Huge for 2$ a pop. I also got the smoked salmon and Gouda. Everything was delicious. Other local items are also sold in the store. Didn't get to try the eels (he was out) but I'll visit again for sure!

1  Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I took my sons and their friends to meet Ray Turner today. I was a little disappointed that he was out of eel but he gave me the heads up when I called him two days before. It didn't matter to me, I wanted to...More

1  Thank Boerboel123
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This really more of a specialty store than a restaurant. It is off the beaten path, about 4 miles off the highway. The last half miles is dirt, I would not go after a rain. Prices were on the high side but the product was...More

2  Thank SunshineFL221
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11 December 2016|
Response from SunshineFL221 | Reviewed this property |
Probably, don't know for sure
21 May 2015|
Response from Matty_k182 |
According to an episode of the show it's $30 per pound for the eels
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  • Address: 420 Rhodes Road, Hancock, NY 13783-1137
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Catskill Region  >  Hancock
  • Phone Number: +1 607-637-4443
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