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Big Chill Surf Cantina

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19406 Highway One, Rehoboth Beach, DE
1 302.727.5568
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
New Years Eve - 2014/2015

Walked here from my hotel next door to get a couple drinks and ring in the new year. It was really crowded. Order their orange crush when you go there - you won't be disappointed. Outside had a covered area, fire pit, and waterfall. It was definitely a place I will return to when I am down the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2015
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English first
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Walked here from my hotel next door to get a couple drinks and ring in the new year. It was really crowded. Order their orange crush when you go there - you won't be disappointed. Outside had a covered area, fire pit, and waterfall. It was definitely a place I will return to when I am down the beach.

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Havertown, Pennsylvania
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93 reviews 93 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

If you just want to hang and enjoy, try this place. Seems to be a locals place, but they are very welcoming to newcomers and by the time you leave, you feel a part of the family. Small inside with bar and some seating areas, but they have a great outside with fire pit and live music on some nights.... More 

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Went in to have a drink and ordered fish tacos. Unreal. Disgusted..Watched the guys behind the bar touch everything with gloves on then make our food. Not to mention the guys were spitting chew into the trash 2 inches from a plate of food that he initially scraped clean for re-use after using for previous customers. Disappointed. So inappropriate. Go... More 

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Bear, Delaware
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Great live music and a great place to chill. Check out the outside area which has a firepit, tables and lounge areas

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FL
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

The ambiance here is really low key and quaint. The food is above average, but they really aren't set up to be a full service eatery. This is a cozy little place which is comfortable, relaxed and a great little place to just hang out with friends, listen to good music, throw back a few margaritas or beers and have... More 

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Milton, DE
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Friendly tavern staff, great atmosphere and good light fare. This is a great place to meet people of all ages and just a fun place to hang out. Fire pit in the backyard patio with plenty of seating is very inviting. I like the fact they have a local beer on tap as well as some other interesting choices. Fish... More 

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York
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70 reviews 70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Honestly, we didn't go here, but will next time. It is so small and cozy. No kitchen, but they do have burrittos and nachos and such, and Music on some nights. We gotta try it next time, looks like the happenin place.

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Annapolis, MD
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

This is a nice hole-in-the-wall spot on Route 1, next to Liquid. Galley bar, nice finishings, backyard patio, decent beer selection, and great apps. Not a pick up bar... What's not to like?

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pa.
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Fantastic atmosphere, great drinks and excellent happy hour. Tasty appetizers, very fresh and fun to enjoy outside. Great comfy couches, games, live music. Total surf bar FUN!!

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Lewes, Delaware
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

VERY BEACHY ATMOSPHERE inside and out! Many different seating areas and a fire pit out back along with live music off and on during the year.. Has the feel of the old "Cheer" bar minus Ted Danson, altho, these bartenders are just as much fun! It doesn't take them long to learn your name. Not a huge menu, but what... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19406 Highway One, Rehoboth Beach, DE
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Rehoboth Beach
  • Phone Number: 1 302.727.5568

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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