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Twining's Lobster Shanty

Route 54, Fenwick Island, DE 19975
+1 302-436-2305
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (53 reviews)
“chowder” (34 reviews)
“chowdah” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Route 54, Fenwick Island, DE 19975
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Reviewed 6 days ago

we went on a Wednesday night about 7:30 pm and it was not very busy. we were seated immediately and waitress came right over for drink order.We ordered drinks and got them very quickly. Ordered crabby cheese fries that were very good. I got the...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been coming here a number of years and am never disappointed. Casual dining with a beautiful view of the bay and the OC skyline. Food served hot and always tasty. Favorite is always the lobster roll, but crab cakes very good are a number...More

Thank Grumpyone88
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quaint atmosphere but the food was very good. I had Lobster Mac & Cheese which was actually an appetizer but could barely finish it as my entree. My Husband tried the lobster & shrimp bisque soup & Oysters with crab imperial & said it was...More

Thank Dale R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a Friday night around 6pm. We were seated right away outside in the bar area. Inside was crowded and we wanted to see the sunset. Had the lobster tail and lump crab meat and lobster Thermidor. Both had garlic mashed potatoes and...More

Thank dianem0425
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spectacular bay views and a wonderful selection of seafood and assorted drinks will make you return for more. You will "have" to try the lobster guacamole or the lobster role. Great setting for family, friends, or just a romantic dinner for two.

1  Thank Sanhanmar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good restaurant for small or large groups. Servers are friendly and efficient. Food came out quickly and children were served first which was a help.

Thank David C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Lobster Shanty on RT 54 in Fenwick Island because she wanted lobster. Nothing fancy we were seated right away. We ordered 2 of the lobster rolls. Hot butter on a little bigger than hot dog roll. Also ordered a cup of their...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Out family (4 adults, 2 children) come here annually, on vacay. Disappointing this year. Flounder sandwich was sparse - small piece, didn't even cover the roll. Other meals all "so-so". Drink prices on high end with average beverages. Chowder still good. One lobster roll had...More

1  Thank ebm1973
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Bring an umbrella if you are seated at Table 21. The air conditioning leaks on your head and back. Regarding our food: Flounder with crab marginal bland tasting; potpie 1 crab claw with potatoes crust under baked; cold lobster roll tasty; ceasar salad ok. Very...More

Thank Travelingstar7
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Walked into the restaurant around 5PM and no problem getting a table. The hostess act like she was half asleep and couldn't even smile...The waitress came right over to the table but we had to ask her what her name was...the $9.00 orange crush was...More

Thank jeannegarfield
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Jesse F
1 March 2016|
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Response from Mary Dot J | Reviewed this property |
The above answers cover it well! Everything I've ever had has been good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 54, Fenwick Island, DE 19975
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Fenwick Island
  • Phone Number: +1 302-436-2305
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