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David Twining's Nantuckets Restaurant

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State Route 1 & Atlantic Ave, Fenwick Island, DE 19944 (Atlantic Ave)
+1 302-539-2607
16:00 - 22:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 16:00 - 21:30
Wed - Thu 16:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:30
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Bethel, Connecticut
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our waiter was the nicest man ever - great cocktails and crabcakes. Duck breast with blueberry was so good Definitely will go back

Thank Michelle S
South Elgin, Illinois
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

On our way in to town got this name from a shopper at the grocery store. Not knowing where any place was and not spending time to use trip advisor we made a leap of faith. Aground excellent service and Sunday dinner specials were great! Seems like a great number of older locals frequent thus place on Sunday. We were... More 

Thank Gary W
Baltimore, Maryland
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I recommend sitting in the bar area for a relaxed environment with a little more upbeat feel. Delicious appetizers and main courses with good service. You can not go wrong with any of your food choices.

Thank Jeff G
Saint Louis, Missouri
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We went to Nantucket's for dinner Friday night. We made reservations for 5 @ 6pm and the table was ready for us when we arrived a little before 6pm. I started off the evening with a Manhattan. It was perfectly made. My sisters had the Pink Cosmos, which they all enjoyed. I had the Cream of Crab soup and the... More 

Thank anniebarry2016
Arnold, Maryland
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We have visited Nantuckets Taproom (Bar area) during both the months of May and September at least once a week, most times, twice a week. We thoroughly enjoy both the relaxed atmosphere and fabulous food and service. Beginning with the BarTenders--Dave, Dulaney, and Brian--who anticipate every need accompanied by the outstanding food. On most occasions we opt for the Scallops... More 

Thank Deborah L
Wilmington, Delaware
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We have been to this place numerous times. We really enjoy the bar area and the food was outstanding on either the restaurant or bar side

1 Thank TOCS1226
Lewisville, Texas
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Three adult family members present, I'd take only adults to this restaurant. Anyway not my first visit and everyone exceedingly happy with the menus and what was selected. Always crowded when visiting. Last on Saturday night out of season. Limited nearby parking.

2 Thank Bhoff4273
Baltimore, Maryland
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Nantuckets is a very popular restaurant on the eastern shore of Delaware. We dined there recently and had a memorable meal. The Caprese salad was beautifully presented with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella and basil with olive oil & Balsamic vinegar. My husband had the largest PEI mussels we'd ever seen and they were big, fat & succulent. The dinner rolls that... More 

1 Thank Courtney069
Baltimore, Maryland
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I took a new client to Nantuckets and had a great experience. Teri was very accommodating with me changing my reservation a few times. The food was excellent. I had the bouillabaisse and it was delicious. The scallops were also very good. This place is a jewel in Fenwick. I forgot our servers name but he was very good and... More 

2 Thank Rob K
Alexandria, Virginia
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59 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Nantuckets was once one of our favorite restaurants at the beach. It is an expensive restaurant but their off-season specials of $19 entrees on Thursdays were always a great deal. Unfortunately, the last time we dined there we actually had to argue with the hostess about a table location when the restaurant was essentially empty - not sure what her... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: State Route 1 & Atlantic Ave, Fenwick Island, DE 19944
    (Atlantic Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Fenwick Island
  • Phone Number: +1 302-539-2607

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?