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Fenwick Crabhouse

100 Coastal Hwy Unit 7, Fenwick Island, DE 19944-4474
+1 302-539-2500
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“fried chicken” (30 reviews)
“hush puppies” (16 reviews)
“crab” (54 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Coastal Hwy Unit 7, Fenwick Island, DE 19944-4474
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

My wife had the broiled crab cake sandwich for $16 including sweet potato fires. The fires were crisp on the outside and soft in the middles with the distinct sweet potato taste. She was pleased. I had the shrimp salad sandwich with regular fries. The...More

Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The waitress messed up the drink order to start with things went down from there! A shrimp salad sandwich had a total of 4 shrimp. I had ordered a Hamburger, the waitress came back and asked how I wanted it cooked and I asked for...More

Thank mr2turtle
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Can't say enough good things about the Fenwick Crab House. Great cream of crab soup, the crab ball appetizers are outstanding, and whether you get the crab cakes, crab imperial, or the filet mignon, or something else you'll have a good meal. And most important...More

Thank sjohnmassoud
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have always heard that this crab house was good but for some reason, we had never been there until yesterday. We both had the crab cake and fried chicken combo dinner with fries and coleslaw. My wife was not impressed with...More

Thank Jabjeb1
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Couldn't decide where to go and ended up here because it was close to the hotel. Place was empty when we walked in but started to fill up the longer we were there. Tried the crab dip - pleasantly surprised as we thought it might...More

Thank abuela221
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I thought they had and excellent crab cake. The last time I visited I ordered a crab cake and it was too salty I asked about it and I was informed the l they changed their seasoning. The same goes for their fried green tomatoes....More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Visiting from England and ate here ! The. Tabs were outstanding ! The hush puppies brilliant !and owner and staff outstanding ! Very highly recommended ! Don't miss out !

Thank gadey1973
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

And the Lobster Roll was all Lobster:barely any mayo:Wow!My daughter had shrimp salad&together,we shared a tuna-wasabi appetizer,with seaweed salad,which was really good!Ive reviewed three restaurants on Fenwick Island&was not disappointed once.

Thank lisakaye291965
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

This is our 3rd summer vacation to Fenwick, but our first time here. We wish we discovered this place sooner! We got all you can eat crabs and they were great! The all you can eat crabs also came with corn, hush puppies and the...More

Thank KimAnns04
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

I usually come here once a year as a special dinner on our yearly trip to Bethany Beach. This year the restaurant is under new management. The website online is still the old menu and apparently there is a legal battle with the previous owner...More

Thank Bramble24
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Coastal Hwy Unit 7, Fenwick Island, DE 19944-4474
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Fenwick Island
  • Phone Number: +1 302-539-2500
  • E-mail
Notably the last restaurant on Coastal Highway in Fenwick Island, Delaware before entering Ocean City, Maryland, Delaware may have saved the best for last. The award winning Fenwick Crabhouse has been an icon in the resort for almost 50 years. Though being named a "favorite seafood dive in the US" for an unprecedented fourth straight year by Coastal Living Magazine, the Fenwick Crabhouse is hardly a dive. While the atmosphere is casual, they have an appealing menu of carefully prepared meals catering to a variety of tastes. You will find great wines, craft beers, their hallmark "The Perfect Crab cake" (NY Times), Delaware Magazine's 2011 "Best Ribs," and of course, those wonderful steamed crabs. Their mission is to provide a unique blend of creatively prepared dishes using fresh, locally grown foods and award-winning beverages to the table. The Fenwick Crabhouse is a seasonal restaurant off-season hours change before Memorial Day and after Labor Day. Call for hours.
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