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Off the Hook

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769 Garfield Pkwy, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-9717
+1 302-829-1424
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I think the quality and interest level of the food at this restaurant are excellent. This particular trip to Off the Hook came during prime tourist season so we went early to secure a table. We had a vegetarian with us and the most impressive aspect of the evening was the willingness of the chefs to ad lib a vegetarian... More 

Thank seymour1946101
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Five of us went for lunch and ordered a number of different things. All was very good. Of the many places we tried seafood in the area, this was among the best.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Do not be put off by the unassuming exterior appearance of Off the Hook. Inside it's cozy and welcoming with subtle colors and a small bar. The food was ridiculously amazing! Considering one of our party is a vegetarian who "cheats" occassionally on fish, her love of the special Hake dish of the night speaks volumes. The fish was one... More 

Thank EcoMomOf2
Bethany Beach, Delaware
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was the first restaurant for the Sodel group. They now have several in the Bethany/Fenwick/Ocean City area and all are worth trying, but this is probably the best. Really small so you may have to wait for a table, but the food is always fresh and expertly prepared. We like to sit at the bar and watch the chef... More 

Thank tropicalozzie
Baltimore, Maryland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We did not wait for table inside so we dined outside which consists of tables on a parking lot. Service was good. Food was really good but not real generous portions. Also, menu online was not menu offered at restaurant. Chicken dish that 11 year old son wanted was not available. Drinks were lousy. Order wine or beer with dinner.... More 

Thank Jeff G
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Picked this restaurant off the trip advisor reviews and my proximity to it . I watched a plate of food go to the table next to me and told the waitress that was my choice. The scallop entree was amazing the scallops were cooked to perfection. Very thick juicy and flavorful. Everything on the plate was equally good and definitely... More 

Thank tad s
Potomac, Maryland
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224 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Not much ambiance, but the outstanding food more than makes up for it. Unless you arrive early, be prepared for a wait. Good sized portions and fair prices for high quality. We had the calamari (great sauce) app and soft shells, scallops and tuna for mains. Delish. Dennis was a great server; fun, too.

Thank RonFG
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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94 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was farm-fresh and truly extraordinary. To start, the bread was baked fresh and had this marvelous spices. We had the tuna poke as an appetizer and it was just a wonderful fusion of tastes. We had the salmon, crab cakes, and steak. All were wonderfully prepared. Definitely a place to go in Bethany. The recommendation from the hostess.... More 

Thank Alan Z
United States
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten at a lot of nice restaurants and I have to say this one takes the cake. The chef is amazing. There were 5 of us and we had 3 different entrees and all were equally amazing. I don't think you could have a bad meal here. The staff was some of the friendliest ever. I'm a Celiac... More 

Thank Laci P
Vienna, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yoiu can tell that Off the Hook aspires to and achieves the goal of fine dining. Their crab cakes and soft shells were among the better ones we've had. Even the bread served before the meal was unique and not to be missed. It's on our list for a return visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 769 Garfield Pkwy, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-9717
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Bethany Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 302-829-1424
OFF THE HOOK is located in Bethany Beach, DE. Our menu centers around the "ocean & farm to table" concept. Please come in and enjoy great food and a full beer, wine and liquor selection. * Fresh * honest * local *

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?