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Chuck Muer's Big Fish

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700 Town Center Drive, Dearborn, MI 48126-2720 (Fairlane Mall)
+1 313-336-6350
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: One bite & you’ll be hooked! Dearborn’s popular Big Fish Seafood Bistro...
One bite & you’ll be hooked! Dearborn’s popular Big Fish Seafood Bistro delivers a fun, eclectic atmosphere, attentive service & the freshest seafood available. Our innovative menu also boasts steaks, chicken & lamb along with homemade pastas, sandwiches & salads. Enjoy daily chef features as well as one-of-a-kind specialties such as Vanilla Scallops, Potato Encrusted Whitefish & the Ultimate Seafood Trio, featuring grilled salmon, coconut macadamia shrimp & our signature crab cake Big Fish Seafood Bistro features live entertainment every Friday & Saturday evening, & Wednesday night Patio Jazz throughout the summer. Join us weekdays from 3-6:30pm for the best Happy Hour in town with drink & appetizer specials starting at just $3.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A great place to lounge and eat

Quite frequently, I spend my early afternoon at the Big Fish just in time for their happy hour. The waiting staff are super friendly and will warmly welcome you. I usually come here with some friends to spend a couple of hours tasting their wine and Hors d'oeuvre. The atmosphere is cheery and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
mals48323
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Rochester, Minnesota
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
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Farmington, Michigan
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Big Fish was such a surprise! Truly good food, fun servers, and on Wednesday evenings they have live music by the most fabulous band ever! They are called Dr. Pocket and they play a great mix of music by the Rolling Stones, Chuck Berry, Chicago,Motown, etc. A fun band, with great singers. We sat outside and it was so much... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Had dinner here and the service was outstanding. The bread delivered was very good and I started with the fish chowder. It was very good, but a little on to cool side for me. Could have come out to the table hotter. My main course was fair at best. It really lacked any flavor that would make it stand out.... More 

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Livonia, Michigan
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

It can't be possible that Big Fish in Dearborn, MI is still one of the Muer Family establishments! There has been a lot of changes (menu, recipes, cook no doubt, and management). Was in a party of 3 yesterday, Sunday afternoon at about 4PM. The first clue was that there was only about 4 cars in the parking lot and... More 

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Atlanta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I had eaten here many years ago. At that time it was owned by Chuck Muer. I was told it no longer is. Located near the Town Center shopping mall, Big Fish is a large restaurant with seating inside and out. Since it was raining, I decided to have dinner at the bar. The interior is nicely done, with the... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Growing up in Detroit, a trip to the original Joe Muer's on Gratiot Avenue was always a special occasion. Standing in line for entry was common place. When closed, Joe's son Chuck Muer carried on the tradition and established a chain of seafood restaurants. Chuck Muer was lost at sea in 1993 in a Florida storm. But his restaurant's still... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Quite frequently, I spend my early afternoon at the Big Fish just in time for their happy hour. The waiting staff are super friendly and will warmly welcome you. I usually come here with some friends to spend a couple of hours tasting their wine and Hors d'oeuvre. The atmosphere is cheery and the crowd well behaved so you really... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

We visit Dearborn regularly and always eat here. Very good food and pleasant staff. If the Comfort Inn makes your reservation you are treated with a free appetizer. We are never disappointed and we are seafood lovers. A very good choice

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Midland, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The food I had was good, certainly not the best seafood I have had but for the price this was a good place for dinner. The ambiance of the restaurant and the creative drink menu was a big plus.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Had dinner with my office colleagues. The choice was good and the portions were appropriate. I was initially skeptical since I am a vegetarian but I found they had good vegetarian dishes.

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Fergus, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Had a great meal. Wife had Salmon and almond shrimp, I had Shrimp Scampi. These where 2 of 4 specials. Included soup or salad and a desert for $21.00 each meal. Service was great, food was even better and the price, well $50 for 2 complete dinners and a beer in an upscale seafood restaurant is big value.

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Additional Information about Chuck Muer's Big Fish

Address: 700 Town Center Drive, Dearborn, MI 48126-2720
Phone Number: +1 313-336-6350
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Dearborn
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 700 Town Center Drive, Dearborn, MI 48126-2720
    (Fairlane Mall)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Dearborn
  • Phone Number: +1 313-336-6350

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions, Families with children

Description

One bite & you’ll be hooked! Dearborn’s popular Big Fish Seafood Bistro delivers a fun, eclectic atmosphere, attentive service & the freshest seafood available. Our innovative menu also boasts steaks, chicken & lamb along with homemade pastas, sandwiches & salads. Enjoy daily chef features as well as one-of-a-kind specialties such as Vanilla Scallops, Potato Encrusted Whitefish & the Ultimate Seafood Trio, featuring grilled salmon, coconut macadamia shrimp & our signature crab cake Big Fish Seafood Bistro features live entertainment every Friday & Saturday evening, & Wednesday night Patio Jazz throughout the summer. Join us weekdays from 3-6:30pm for the best Happy Hour in town with drink & appetizer specials starting at just $3.
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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