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228 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2134
+1 302-227-3895
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Find on a Rainy Day at the Beach

Our hotel staff recommended the Summerhouse when we were looking for a late lunch on a rainy afternoon. This place really hit the spot. It looks like a sports bar (and probably is), but it also serves some very nice lunches. My fiancee had a homemade tomato soup with a lightly toasted grilled... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Ashburn1
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Hillsdale, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
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Hillsdale, New Jersey
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Our hotel staff recommended the Summerhouse when we were looking for a late lunch on a rainy afternoon. This place really hit the spot. It looks like a sports bar (and probably is), but it also serves some very nice lunches. My fiancee had a homemade tomato soup with a lightly toasted grilled cheese sandwich on excellent bread. She originally... More 

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

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

2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The service was excellent. The staff was very accommodating and attentive to caring for our requests for specific variations from the menu. The pace was relaxed while making sure that the children were cared for in a timely manner. The food preparation was as requested. I would highly recommend this restaurant to any vacationing family or couple.

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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 

Louisville, Kentucky
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This place appears to be very popular, and during the season a wait will be a given. We were a party of 7 and were seated in the back room next to several parties of children. It was very loud! They have a good selection on the menu and a full bar. I had the crab cakes, which were very... More 

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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. 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
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Nice server, but food was forever to come out. When it did it was satisfactory, but not outstanding. Id call this place average.

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

Thank you for your review, I have passed your comments along to Summer House management and chef. Brooke Bennett Assistant General Manager, Big Fish Grill P.O. Box 501 20298 Coastal Highway Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 (302) 227-3474 More 

Florida
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Friends recommended and we had a drink at the bar then hit a booth. These were the best crab cakes we had on this trip, juicy lump crab meat. The sides were great with plenty of options. Drinks were reasonable and the wait staff very good. We highly recommend!

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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 

Germantown, Maryland
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Summerhouse is a great place for drinks and burgers. We love half price burgers on Monday nights. Be sure to go by 5:30 or you'll have a long wait.

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

We are pleased to know you enjoyed our Monday Burger special. We always suggest coming early or for lunch to avoid a wait! Brooke Bennett Assistant General Manager, Big Fish Grill P.O. Box 501 20298 Coastal Highway Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 (302) 227-3474 More 

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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Went here for a lunch with family and friends. The restaurant always looks busy so we had high hopes, but say we left unimpressed. The food wasn't bad, it just wasn't good. The service was good, the waitress was good, but the food just wasn't there. If you are looking for average eats in town, this is your place. If... More 

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

We take pride in the food, service, and hospitality at Summer House. We wish we had known you were not enjoying your food as we would have replaced it with something you would enjoy. Our goal is for our guests to leave happy and full. Brooke Bennett Assistant General Manager, Big Fish Grill P.O. Box 501 20298 Coastal Highway Rehoboth... More 

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81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

It was simply awesome. It si a must of you are in Delaware. Excelent atmosphere and Food. The service is outstanding. Burgers is a must!

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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 

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great mid week business lunch special. Open year round and always busy. Great chicken parm sandwich at lunch and don't miss the house made potatoe chips with blue cheese

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

Thank you for your review, we hope to see you for lunch 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 

Alaska
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60 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I love the Summerhouse Executive lunch!Going early and ordering from the Executive Lunch menu equals savings in a vacation oriented town. Try the White Chili-yum!

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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 

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Additional Information about Summerhouse Restaurant

Address: 228 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2134
Phone Number: +1 302-227-3895
Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Rehoboth Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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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: +1 302-227-3895

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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 - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?