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Twining's Lobster Shanty

Route 54, Fenwick Island, DE 19975
+1 302-436-2305
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (63 reviews)
“chowder” (53 reviews)
“seafood” (36 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Route 54, Fenwick Island, DE 19975
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We always enjoy dinner here.every year we come from Pennsylvania to eat here... But on our visit Saturday. July 22nd. It wasnt so good..1st it had rained and the roof must have leaked. The hostess was going to seat us there where they were collecting...More

Thank Ginger F
Reviewed 4 days ago

Have been to this restaurant a number of times and have never been disappointed. Great lobster dishes and fabulous chowder.

Thank Fred S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate there with my family last summer. This place gets packed it seems like every night. Nothing jumped out on the menu, underwhelming..... food was underwhelming as well; Especially for the price! I do not typically go on trip advisor to bash places. But rather,...More

Thank gwhoover72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My elderly mother and I stopped in for an early casual dinner. Server named Jen was awesome; very friendly, made suggestions regarding the menu, and was very attentive during our meal without being a hoverer! We actually decided to have a light meal, so a...More

Thank ocfiremedic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

really great place for lobster or other seafood.always a line but worth the wait. live music busy bar scene,nice view of the bay

Thank rht44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was right next door to the house we were renting so we walked over for dinner on a Saturday night,party of 10 with kids. No one batted an eye. The hostess just asked us to wait about 10 minutes in the bar. We...More

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Omg the fresh made daily rolls from Washington, D.C. were amazing!! I would go there just for those again. I would suggest eating inside if they have a band out on the deck, we ate outside and could barely talk or hear each across the...More

Thank Skook80
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this spot even just for the view. The food is also very good and our drinks were fabulous. They have a nice covered bar there and I forget that it would be a great place for cocktails without going all the way to...More

1  Thank NaturallyGrateful
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We frequent here when in Fenwick Island. This place has amazing views and you can watch birds fishing if you're lucky enough to get a window seat. The food is good but nothing special. Get ready because this place gets packed and the parking is...More

Thank E_Rod23
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The food was fantastic!! Good serving size and great service. This is not a 5 star restaurant but the food definitely makes up for a white table cloth and a few candles. I will visit every time I'm in the area. Great food and service.

Thank Robert M
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Jesse F
29 February 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, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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