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Henlopen City Oyster House

) #2 of 177 Restaurants in Rehoboth Beach ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
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” (394 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (48 reviews)
Open Now
15:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2217
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231 - 240 of 990 reviews

Reviewed 14 April 2016

Had dinner here for my fiance's birthday, everything was so fresh and delicious! Had the oyster sampler- A MUST!! Fiance had the Bouillabaisse.. sooo good! Highly recommend!

Thank Alexis I
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

We stopped for happy hour and had oysters and beers. Great atmosphere and great service. Highly recommend going there for food and drink.

Thank AbsolutVacca
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Best oysters ever. Better than any orders I've had in New York DC or New Orleans. Friendly staff and a beautiful day cool. Should also try the clams and the buffalo shrimp. We will definitely be back.

Thank Tony O
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We were able to walk in on a Saturday and get seated right away, off season. Their bloody marys are absolutely delicious, as was the oyster sampling. I ordered the halibut which was very nice, however slightly oily for my personal taste. It was also...More

Thank Teamchoe
Reviewed 31 March 2016

This place is rated the #1 restaurant in Rehoboth for a reason. Great staff, clean inviting space, phenomenal menu, fresh seafood. No reservations and the restaurant isn't huge, but it's worth it to put your name in (they'll notify you when your table is ready)...More

Thank jetsettinallie
Reviewed 25 March 2016

After several walk-by attempts we finally made it into the #1 rated restaurant in Rehoboth. The restaurant is located next to another great place (Saltaire) and across from the Confucius Chinese restaurant. I'll start by deducting one star because this restaurant does not take reservations,...More

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 24 March 2016

This restaurant seems to get a lot of hype. While it is good, it is far from one of the best restaurants I have been to. A good average high end restaurant, if that makes sense. Sometimes not much to choose from if you are...More

Thank 510mark510
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

A bunch of us were in Rehoboth for the Compelling Ales festival at DFH so we wanted to check out some of the best local spots for beer. This came recommended from several friends and it didn't disappoint. Small but well thought out draft list....More

Thank Kyle M
Reviewed 20 March 2016

At the suggestion of the front desk of Sands Hotel, I visited the Oyster House for dinner. Nick was my waiter. He was attentive and timely. He paced himself well, which is very important. I don't want my dinner arriving as I'm still eating my...More

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 19 March 2016

My husband and I celebrated a quiet 25th anniversary dinner! A glass of white wine (I had an Italian dry); raw oysters on a half shell; lobster mac and cheese, Brussels sprouts and Key Lime pie for desert! The meal was great except the lobster...More

Thank Joyce M
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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, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 21:30
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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