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Nalu Hawaiian Surf Bar & Grille

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Seafood, Hawaiian
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1308 Coastal Highway, Dewey Beach, DE 19971
13022271449
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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    Very good
  • 17
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great atmosphere.

We stopped in for a few drinks near the end of our visit to Dewey Beach. The hostess was very friendly and helpful. She made some good recommendations and helped us find a seat at a very crowded time. We will definitely go back for dinner. Very comfortable place with a great Hawaiian atmosphere... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
Darryl T
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We stopped in for a few drinks near the end of our visit to Dewey Beach. The hostess was very friendly and helpful. She made some good recommendations and helped us find a seat at a very crowded time. We will definitely go back for dinner. Very comfortable place with a great Hawaiian atmosphere with good music playing. The bartender... More 

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Cranford, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We came here for a bachelorette party one saturday night. Atmosphere is fun; all open windows which was nice. The food was better than an average bar food. The wait was only 15 minutes which was also a plus. Service was also very good. They have huge bucket drinks for 3 or more people that are entertaining as well. It... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

We had a nice dinner from a creative menu with a hawaiian twist. Our crushes (drinks) were really good. Worth a visit.

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Owings Mills, MD
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

We went for an early dinner with 10 of us. I think that we got lucky and got a table at Nalu. We tried the nachos and wings and they helped us move away from the hunger side. We had a variety of food including Crab Cake, Pulled Pork and Chicken Wings as an Entree. Though the crab cake was... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Nalu had a lot of great daily specials, good food and drinks and a pretty extensive menu without being too overwhelming. We had a bunch of tacos and the Hawaiian was definitely the best! The use the pork in some other dishes so try it if you can. The only real negative was the hostess situation. They didn't seem to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The food and service were great. Drinks are not included with the kids meal, though, which makes it a little bit more pricey for a family with multiple children.

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Belcamp, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is a great bar and they sometimes have live music! The food was actually pretty good for a beach bar - we got a burger and wings and both were great! Service was a little slow but they were very busy.

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Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

You must eat here. Period. The tacos were amazing (kalua pork and seared tuna), the alcoholic drinks are a bit pricey, but they have some good specials throughout the week. I would have eaten there every day if there weren't so many other places to try, but they were by far the best thing I ate all week in the... More 

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Orange, Va
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

It was close to out lodging and looked to be a cool open air place so we gave it a try... Dinner was fantastic for all 3 of us, it was so good that I went back 3 nights later and had the exact same thing. Pork with sweet potato salad and wasabi rice... Now I need to go back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Order the short rib tacos or the Hawaiian BBQ wings. Both are amazing. Happy hour eats are a great deal.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1308 Coastal Highway, Dewey Beach, DE 19971
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dewey Beach
  • Phone Number: 13022271449

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Hawaiian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?