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228 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2134
302-227-3895
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Today
12:00 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tue 12:00 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 12:00 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: A Rehoboth Beach tradition, the Summer House is known for its fresh...
A Rehoboth Beach tradition, the Summer House is known for its fresh, well-prepared food presented in an upscale yet relaxed atmosphere with prompt and friendly service. Jumbo lump crabcakes, tender barbecued ribs and chicken, just-ground burgers, veal and wild mushroom meatloaf, and monster steaks are just a few of the restaurant's specialties. A varied selection of salads, soups, starters and yummy side dishes round out the menu, and specials change daily. On Monday, it's half-price burger night, 4-9:30 p.M., And Miller Lites are just $2.50. Summer House Three Course Prime Rib Dinner night on Wednesday and Sunday nights. DJs keep the joint rocking on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday nights, and Sunday offers a great brunch menu and Bloody Mary Bar, 11 a.M. To 3 p.M. Lunch is available seven days a week, 11:30 a.M.-3 P.M., And the business lunch menu on weekdays features two courses for just $12. Don't miss the happy hour specials at the main bar, 4-7 p.M., Monday-Thursday, with great appetizer menu, $2.50 Domestic beers and fresh-squeezed grapefruit and lemon drop martinis. Enjoy extended Happy Hour on Fridays til 8PM!
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    Excellent
  • 69
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Lunch

We went to Summerhouse at the recommendation of our B&B Innkeeper (BEDazeled). My wife and I had the Iced Tea (cocktail) and Mimosa, both were well made. For lunch we ordered the Chopped Salad and the Baked Goat Cheese & Spring Greens. The Chopped salad was huge, and included fresh calamari and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
JjO0Ee
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Wilmington, Delaware
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
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English first
Annapolis, Maryland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Servers managed well to care for 30 guests, all seniors, with separate checks for each couple. We ordered from the menu and a cash bar. We made much noise but did not bother anyone as we had taken over the whole back room.

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Brooke B, Manager at Summerhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we hope to see you again soon! Brooke Bennett Assistant General Manager, Big Fish Grill P.O. Box 501 20298 Coastal Highway Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 (302) 227-3474 More 

Wilmington, Delaware
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We went to Summerhouse at the recommendation of our B&B Innkeeper (BEDazeled). My wife and I had the Iced Tea (cocktail) and Mimosa, both were well made. For lunch we ordered the Chopped Salad and the Baked Goat Cheese & Spring Greens. The Chopped salad was huge, and included fresh calamari and chicken. The Goat Cheese included a filo stuffed... More 

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Brooke B, Manager at Summerhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

We are pleased to know you enjoyed the food and service during your first visit to Summer House! We look forward to your return! Brooke Bennett Assistant General Manager, Big Fish Grill P.O. Box 501 20298 Coastal Highway Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 (302) 227-3474 More 

Lewes, Delaware
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Although my wife and I have been here many times, this is my first time writing about Summerhouse. We only live a short distance away and have often gone for happy hour, full course dinners and lunch. We even went there once for their Christmas dinner special event. This time I had a Cuban sandwich and my wife had quesadillas.... More 

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Brooke B, Manager at Summerhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your continued support! We will be sure to let Rebekka know! Brooke Bennett Assistant General Manager, Big Fish Grill P.O. Box 501 20298 Coastal Highway Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 (302) 227-3474 More 

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Waitresses very sharp and well groomed, excellent service. The manager is on top of things and asks if you are satisfied. Friendly! Unusual! food is above average no matter if it's a burger or a steak. We had thanksgiving dinner there last year. It was a big surprise, excellent! Home cooked!

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Brooke B, Manager at Summerhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

We are pleased to know you enjoyed the food and service at Summer House! We hope to see you again soon! Brooke Bennett Assistant General Manager, Big Fish Grill P.O. Box 501 20298 Coastal Highway Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 (302) 227-3474 More 

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

My husband and I visited for happy hour. He loves the 1/4 rack of baby back ribs with fries and actually finished two orders. Not bad for $6 each. I ordered the salmon burger which was quite tasty. I had checked out the menu and happy hour prices prior to going and expected the domestic beers to be $2.50, and... More 

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Brooke B, General Manager at Summerhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and observations from your recent visit to the Summer House. I do apologize for our website not being up to date. We do regularly monitor our site for accuracy however we had just adjusted our happy hour prices and looks like we missed the happy hour adjustments. I trust you still enjoyed the coldest beer... More 

Freehold, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

We came together for a large family gathering. The staff was amazing. The food was outstanding. Several specials for every palate. Seafood steaks and other fare. Thoroughly enjoyable. A must!! Enjoy!!

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Brooke B, Manager at Summerhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we hope to see you again soon! Brooke Bennett Assistant General Manager, Big Fish Grill P.O. Box 501 20298 Coastal Highway Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 (302) 227-3474 More 

Canton, New York
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The food and drinks were excellent, as was the service! A bit pricey, but you get what you pay for! A great stop if you're in the area!

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Brooke B, Manager at Summerhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we hope to see you again soon! Brooke Bennett Manager, Big Fish Grill P.O. Box 501 20298 Coastal Highway Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 (302) 227-3474 More 

Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, United States
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We had to wait a bit to be seated, even though there were plenty of empty tables. We enjoyed their signature chopped salads, minus the calamari, and they were delicious and fresh. Our waitress was friendly and attentive.

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Brooke B, Manager at Summerhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we hope to see you again soon! Brooke Bennett Manager, Big Fish Grill P.O. Box 501 20298 Coastal Highway Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 (302) 227-3474 More 

delawarebeachbum
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

good service ,food and drinks. we had a great waitress. we went there for happy hour,but we often eat there when we are down other times

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Brooke B, Manager at Summerhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we hope to see you again soon! Brooke Bennett Manager, Big Fish Grill P.O. Box 501 20298 Coastal Highway Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 (302) 227-3474 More 

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is the place for all reasons.. Fun with my husband for a great happy hour!! wonderful for enjoying a girls night with my daughter and granddaughter!!!! Best food, service and friendly atmosphere on the Avenue. You gotta buy the cook book. Everything turns out like the recipe and delicious...

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Brooke B, Manager at Summerhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for rating us the best food, service, and atmosphere on the avenue! Brooke Bennett Manager, Big Fish Grill P.O. Box 501 20298 Coastal Highway Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 (302) 227-3474 More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 228 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2134
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Rehoboth Beach
  • Phone Number: 302-227-3895

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children

Description

A Rehoboth Beach tradition, the Summer House is known for its fresh, well-prepared food presented in an upscale yet relaxed atmosphere with prompt and friendly service. Jumbo lump crabcakes, tender barbecued ribs and chicken, just-ground burgers, veal and wild mushroom meatloaf, and monster steaks are just a few of the restaurant's specialties. A varied selection of salads, soups, starters and yummy side dishes round out the menu, and specials change daily. On Monday, it's half-price burger night, 4-9:30 p.M., And Miller Lites are just $2.50. Summer House Three Course Prime Rib Dinner night on Wednesday and Sunday nights. DJs keep the joint rocking on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday nights, and Sunday offers a great brunch menu and Bloody Mary Bar, 11 a.M. To 3 p.M. Lunch is available seven days a week, 11:30 a.M.-3 P.M., And the business lunch menu on weekdays features two courses for just $12. Don't miss the happy hour specials at the main bar, 4-7 p.M., Monday-Thursday, with great appetizer menu, $2.50 Domestic beers and fresh-squeezed grapefruit and lemon drop martinis. Enjoy extended Happy Hour on Fridays til 8PM!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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