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Blue Water grill

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226 Main St, Millsboro, DE 19966
+1 302-934-5160
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Millsboro, Delaware
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We live close by and have been here several times. This is my "go to" place when we have friends in town because it has something for everyone. I've never had a bad meal and service has always been great. I see people's complaints about them being pricey but I have to disagree. My only complaint is the noise level...it... More 

Thank slizzy928
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not as good as it use to be. Once my favorite restaurant. They Must have changed chefs. Their dishes that were once creative and delicious have become just mediocre. They are still a bit pricey, but even so we didn't mind paying a little extra as long as the quality of the food was good. My favorite desert was their... More 

Thank Sherry C
Jessica W, Owner at Blue Water grill, responded to this review

Oh my goodness, Sherry I'm so sorry to hear this. We pride ourselves on offering fresh, local, creative dishes that vary daily on our specials' board. Everything we offer is homemade and prepared to order so our prices do reflect the time and ingredients that we use in our dishes. To hear that we are no longer your favorite restaurant... More 

Dagsboro, Delaware
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A busy night . Waited a while before the waitress could get to us. To her credit she acknowledge us immediately and told us it would be a few minutes before she could take are order .

Thank g0eagles1
Jessica W, Owner at Blue Water grill, responded to this review

Thank you so much for dining with us and for the 4 star review! I do want to apologize though, that you waited longer than you should have for service. It is hard to predict how busy a night will be during the off season so scheduling can be tricky but your feedback is definitely appreciated. Which night were you... More 

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250 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

I'm very remiss in that I forgot to write up our review for the Blue Water Grill when we visited in August. Our son and daughter-in-law took us there and treated us to an incredible dining experience. Richard was our server and he was delightful; good service and a wonderful sense of humour! Trust me, a waitserver can make or... More 

Thank travelexplorer27
Jessica W, Owner at Blue Water grill, responded to this review

Wow, to know that we had that big of an impact on you....to write a review months after dining with us is very flattering! Our goal is to provide an amazing dining experience for our guests and to hear that we achieved that with you is wonderful. Thank you so much for the excellent review and we look forward to... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

I have been here ten times , I must say have not had one dish that I would call special. When BWG is ranked #1 and Ocean Grill is #4. It must be hard to move up the the culinary ladder when the drive is gone. What happened , Millsboro ? Free tip no on job training for bartenders. Bottom... More 

Thank tripperdoo
Jessica W, Owner at Blue Water grill, responded to this review

I am so sorry to hear that you feel this way. For nearly a decade we have prided ourselves on providing a wide variety of dishes to please many palates using local produce, local seafood with a fresh fish board that changes throughout the week, local grass fed beef from Frankford on our specials board, Daily lunch and dinner specials... More 

Rockville, Maryland
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Was visiting my brother and sister-in-law and they took us to the "Blue Water Grill". We started with bacon wrapped scallops and crab dip - YUM! My husband is the foodie and knows his seafood. He loved the bacon wrapped scallops. Perfect texture and taste. Crab dip is something that we try in most seafood restaurants. We had ordered it... More 

Thank Nikalaus
Jessica W, Owner at Blue Water grill, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We are so happy you enjoyed everything!! The Cajun Chopped Salad is definitely our most popular salad and you're right, it is so delicious. We are foodies ourselves so we take great pride in the product we serve and we love the recognition, thank you. We appreciate you dining with us and thank you for giving... More 

Dover, Delaware
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597 reviews
372 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Visited this cute restaurant with full bar and friendly staff. Our server was exceptional and somwere the crab cakes!!interesting combo,appetizer, fresh bread. Good choice if you are in the area!

Thank Lisa B
Allen, MD
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

We have always been more than pleased with the menu selections, unique pairings and freshness of the food. The quaintness of an old fashioned store front venue adds to the charm of your meal. Happy to have this spot within 20 minutes of our home to beat the seasonal crowds of the beach area.

Thank bkkandtwk
Jessica W, Owner at Blue Water grill, responded to this review

This is great to hear! We put our heart and soul into our business so to have our guests offer such positive feedback means so much to us. Thank you for your continued patronage and this wonderful review! More 

Dover, Delaware
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197 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in her after an Indian River vs Polytech HS volleyball game. This place was recommended by two friends. I'm glad I listened. The food was so delicious! Shrimp and scallops crab imperial was mine. The filet was my daughter's meal. All dishes were reasonably priced. Only downside was someone bought the last blueberry creme brûlée before I got one.... More 

Thank DE_Auditor
Georgetown, Delaware
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

My husband and I visited the Blue Water Grill last year and didn't really care for it. Since this restaurant is close to our home and featured as a "locals favorite" eatery we decided to try it again as sometimes you just hit someplace wrong the first time. Beside the convenience of location, the atmosphere in the Blue Water is... More 

Thank Travelrat4ever
Jessica W, Owner at Blue Water grill, responded to this review

I am so sorry to hear this. The second time, too. I wish you had asked to speak to a manager so we could have had an opportunity to make your experience more enjoyable. It is of course difficult to hear so many negative comments about one experience especially when we spend so much time and effort in preparing scratch... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $28
American, Bar, Soups, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:00 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 - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 Main St, Millsboro, DE 19966
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Millsboro
  • Phone Number: +1 302-934-5160
Fine fare in a casual atmosphere. Family owned and operated for over 7 years, we take great pride in providing homemade, delicious items with excellent service. We offer both daily and weekly specials and Happy Hour at the bar 7 days a week, 4-7pm Monday through Saturday and all day on Sundays. Catering and Take Out are available as well.

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