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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” (445 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (51 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2217
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I drove north from Ocean City and stopped for dinner before heading to the outlets after Thanksgiving. We started with steamed shrimp which were done very well. She chose scallops with asparagus for a main dish while I chose the wahoo with...More

1  Thank jshad69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has excellent food and super service. No reservations are taken, but we didn’t have to wait and soon enjoyed creamy tasty oyster stew. Oysters were among the best I have ever eaten. Sides were delicious. I wouldn’t reorder the clam strips which were...More

Thank HeleneDC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wish I had reviewed this when it was a little more fresh in my memory. I know the oyster selection was first rate. I had the bouillabaisse. The seafood was all fresh, and very full flavor. I think my wife had the swordfish and was...More

Thank TomM1951
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Henlopen City Oyster House. We've been for lunch and now for dinner. Both times we were very pleased. This review focuses on our more recent visit. Amy K was an excellent server. My wife enjoyed her house salad, and...More

Thank Donald B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went here last weekend for dinner as we have been there before and again it was fantastic. I can see why they have always been rated in the top five restaurants in Rehoboth as you are never disappointed. They have a...More

Thank Denny2696
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I dined here with work colleagues. The oysters were incredible, and my entree was superb. It was packed, and yet I didn't feel like we had to wait very long for a table. The service was excellent. I will definitely go back here, and will...More

Thank ohionativeok
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

The headline here is their shell fish but the craft cocktails are out of this world . I had a pumpkintini that rocked . It was not too sweet and tasted like home made pumpkin pie . The oyster poor boy was fresh and delicious...More

Thank joannie838
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We had been here before. The service is always good and the food is amazing. Simple pleasant decor with large windows in all rooms. The Crab Cakes and Bouillabaisse were terrific.Love the different side dishes they offer. Delicious!!

Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the oyster sampler & oysters Rockefellar. My husband really liked his oyster poboy sandwich. Our son had the wahoo dinner & really liked it. I had ordered the lobster roll & was disappointed. No real flavor & the lobster was very chewy. Next...More

Thank Bobcatnation
Reviewed 21 October 2017 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
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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
22 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, Special Occasion Dining, 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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