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Cool Springs Fish Bar & Restaurant

2463 S State Street, Dover, DE 19901
+1 302-698-1955
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Ranked #6 of 175 Restaurants in Dover
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $25
Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner
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English first
Milford Kansas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We have traveled widely. Cool Springs is one of those gems in strip mall clothing. Get there early if you want a seat, or a parking space.

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Dover, Delaware
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Our choice when we want fine, fresh seafood wonderfully prepared - each and every time. You can't go wrong taking guests here if you want to impress.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Good seafood at reasonable price. The scallops with Gruyere appetizer was disappointing - the tangy cheese complete obscured the scallop flavor, but the mahi mahi and salmon dinners were good. The restaurant looked very full but we were quickly seated. We kind of felt stuffed in though, too many tables and chairs. The waitress was very busy, so she only... More 

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Melbourne
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We go to Cool Springs whenever in town... Great food, wonderful service, and a wide variety for all tastes. It is at the top of places available in the Dover vicinity.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

There is a question when if comes to food, often a compromise to be made, excellent food can come with poor service, and good food can come with supreme levels of service, at "Cool Springs" that compromise does not even have to be considered. The food, Sea Bass in my case was cooked to perfection, each flavour in it was... More 

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Dover, Delaware
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We are regulars at Cool Springs. We have never had a meal that disappointed us. The Oysters Shashimi are fantastic along with the Fish Bait. Our favorite entrees are the Coriander Crusted Halibut, Tilefish, Pan Roasted Cod and the Prime Rib. Whenever we have guests from out of town this is THE place to take them for a fabulous meal.... More 

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Smyrna
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38 reviews 38 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We gave Cool springs another try. Thought perhaps I could have been wrong when I made my first trip/review. Should have listened to myself and went next door to Restaurant 55. I once again ordered the crab cakes. Only ingredient I could find in the thing was mayo. They were still small and tasteless. Service was ok, food no change.

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Sumter, South Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

There is nothing special about this restaurant. Overpriced for small portions of decent seafood. I've made better at home. I went once. Ordered shrimp imperial with sautéed vegetables. About three small shrimp with spoonful dollops of imperial stuffing. Locals love it because it's small business, which I understand. However, in my opinion, it was not worth the hundred dollar bill... More 

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Dover, Delaware
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Food and service are consistently good. Fish is fresh, fresh, fresh. Vibrant bar scene with excellent bartenders. A Dover area gem.

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The seafood was not maxing but not bad either. It was pretty busy but it was a Friday night. I had sautéed rockfish which the portion was big and nicely sautéed. Others had seabass and said it was ok and the tuna au poirve was good but I think it should of been ordered with sauce on side. The zucchini... More 

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Additional Information about Cool Springs Fish Bar & Restaurant

Address: 2463 S State Street, Dover, DE 19901
Phone Number: +1 302-698-1955
Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dover
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Seafood

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