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Sea Shell Shop

119 Rehoboth Ave, 19366 Coastal Highway Route 1, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2138
+1 302-227-4323
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P. Timmons

This place is great for souvenirs! I could have spent hours here! I ended up purchasing alot of... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Pamela T
via mobile
Shells and Hermit crabs

I love to get my hermit crabs here every year. Great staff and website. They have a huge hermit... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
Philip J
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We are a retail Beach and Family Gift shop with TWO locations in Rehoboth Beach since 1979.. At our Highway Store (19366 Coastal Highway Rt 1) we also feature Shell We Golf, a mini golf course and Shell We Eat Ice Cream where we serve real ice cream in soft serve.. We are a shop where our policy has been for 50 years WHERE 'little' HANDS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME. We are open year round and in the Fall/Winter 9:30 to 6 PM Summer 9:30 to 11 PM
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“fudge” (8 reviews)
“hermit crabs” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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119 Rehoboth Ave, 19366 Coastal Highway Route 1, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2138
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+1 302-227-4323
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This place is great for souvenirs! I could have spent hours here! I ended up purchasing alot of cute stuff!More

Thank Pamela T
Patty D, Owner at Sea Shell Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you for the nice review. I am off shopping for 2018 season next week so will have many new items to offer. We are happy you visited us. I hope you tried the homemade fudge We make it daily. I look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I love to get my hermit crabs here every year. Great staff and website. They have a huge hermit crab almost the size of a real soft shell crab, pretty awesome.More

Thank Philip J
Patty D, Owner at Sea Shell Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2017

Thank you for your kind words. Yes we have been selling hermit crabs since my parents started in 1953. My Dad discovered them on Peanut Island sometime in the late 50's in the middle of the inner coastal canal just north of Ft. Lauderdale. We...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Tons and tons of beachy, unique, beautiful choices at this shop. Spend an hour just looking and I guarantee you'll find something to take home. Ask for a sample of their delicious fudge and take some home. This is in the heart of Rehoboth Ave...More

Thank Beachlover92253
Patty D, Owner at Sea Shell Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are so happy you enjoyed our shops and tried our homemade fudge. Our goal is to hope you leave our store happy and know that "Little hands are always welcome" in our stores. It is our pleasure to...More

Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Have been in this store many times over the years not my favorite sorry to say, tons of souvenirs and shells, hermit crabs, candy, and much more, check it out while on main street.More

Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
Patty D, Owner at Sea Shell Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2016

Thank you for visiting our town and for taking the time to write a review. Not sure why you would say we are not your favorite and then list all that we sell. Anyway thank you for the visit I hope to see you soon...More

Reviewed 4 September 2016

We always stop at then shop on route #1 because it has a putt-golf course. We had our great-granddaughter with us and she really enjoyed the time. She is only 3 1/2, but a good time was enjoyed by all. The shop inside is fantastic....More

Thank Don B
Patty D, Owner at Sea Shell Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2016

WOW thank you for that wonderful review. What a special day to bring your GREAT-granddaughter. Oh How lucky she is. I know myself the enjoyment of being a Grammy There is nothing like it. I am so happy you enjoyed our "Shell We Golf" and...More

Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I love this shop. I've been going here since I was a little girl. They have great souvenirs and toys for kids as well as a large selection of sea shells. The staff is always helpful every time I visit.More

1  Thank Amber B
Patty D, Owner at Sea Shell Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2016

Thank you for that very nice review. Children have alway been important to us and as our store motto says "Where little HANDS are Always Welcome". Yes, we have been in business since 1979 (my parents since 1953, IN FT LAUDERDALE) and I am the...More

Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

There are a lot of great little souvenirs in this shop. My favorite are the Christmas tree bulbs. I also love to go there and buy tillandsia air plants. I grabbed 6 this year! Here is a photo of the first 3 that I got....More

Thank DominicAndD
Patty D, Owner at Sea Shell Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Thank you for the very nice review about our Sea Shell Shop in Rehoboth Beach. We have been selling Air-plants for over 40 years from the same wholesale company. They are famous for their collections and have some very rare plants from all over the...More

Reviewed 26 July 2016

Walked by here the other day and was surprised to see that they added a window from the shop out onto the avenue. This area now contains their fudge. There was a young man at the window inviting everyone to come try a FREE sample....More

Thank daisyferret1
Patty D, Owner at Sea Shell Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2016

Thank you for stopping buy our new FUDGE window at the Sea Shell Shop. I understand you thought the sample was small. We have unlimited sampling so you could have tried all 34 flavors or asked for more. That is why we use small sampling...More

Reviewed 21 March 2016

This shop has a lot of beach-related items. If it is related to a beach or seashell, they probably have it. They also advertise homemade fudge that seems to be popular although I did not purchase any of it.More

1  Thank AAHolt
Patty D, Owner at Sea Shell Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2016

Thank you for stopping by the Sea Shell Shop and for the kind words Next time you are in Rehoboth Beach stop in for FREE samples. We have over 34 flavors and make it daily. If you are out on Route 1 stop at our...More

Reviewed 14 October 2015

Very fun place to go if you love sea shells and other things from the ocean. Besides shells there are great little souvenir items.More

Thank Rebecca B
Sea-Shell-Shop, Owner at Sea Shell Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2015

Hi Thank you for the wonderful review. We try to have the unique and unusual gifts that you just can't find every where. Of course we sell it all 99¢ to $5,000 and everything in between. I will be leaving tomorrow to buy all new...More

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Maryanne I
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Hi We have all ranges of prices of earring and yes we do have fresh water pearls in earring, bracelets and necklaces. We also have some single pearl earrings and necklaces. We have all types of abalone and Paua earrings... More
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