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Big Chill Surf Cantina

Mexican, Bar
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19406 Highway One, Rehoboth Beach, DE
1 302.727.5568
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Charleston, South Carolina
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Laid back atmosphere. Bartenders are friendly and attentive. Outdoor games, fire pits, live music, and food truck on site. You won't have to fight as many tourists. More of a locals crowd. Great time!

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Thank HMCola
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Bar Staff, vibe is perfectly chill, couldn't ask for a more perfect place to hang out. Love Sunday afternoons with Lower Case Blues. Looking forward to the fall and hanging out around the fire pit. Have some excellent food delivered to the bar (or wherever you sit) from Taco Reho next door.

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Thank RehoSteve
Bolivar, New York
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had a great time at the Big Chill. It's a outdoor atmosphere with plenty of seating room. They have shelter from rain, cornhole, a nice fire pit and a stage for live entertainment. There is no food served in the bar, but there is a Taco truck in the parking lot. They will deliver your tacos... More 

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Lewes, Delaware
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231 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

The Big Chill Surf Cantina is a dive bar, in the finest sense of the word. Quirky, unique, and exceptionally comfortable, in a physical sense and in the ambience. In addition to the bar area, there are patio areas, which are inviting weather permitting. The quirky part is that the Cantina has no kitchen of its’ own, meaning none inside... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

A friend of mine lives in nearby Lewes, and swears by this place. First of all, the tiki atmosphere is very inviting. The taco truck outside served up ridiculously great tacos and nachos, and I'm a bit picky about these things. Great spot!

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Thank TheCat495
Annapolis, Maryland
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121 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

This bars it's right on the highway but once inside you would never know it. The outdoor backyard area is set up just like your own backyard with corn hole, beer pong, ring and hook games, fire pit and cozy seating areas. They also have an outdoor bar and high top tables, it's fantastic spot! There's also an indoor bar... More 

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North Chatham, New York
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

My husband and I walked over from our hotel one night for a night cap. Great atmosphere and staff. Seemed like a local hangout but very welcoming to "tourists". Surprised on how good the Margaritas were! Indoor and outdoor tiki bar with tables and stage for bands. Did not try, but tasty sounding menu off the Mexican food truck on... More 

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Thank buxomhoney
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

Stopped th hear Keri play and love this place drinks are fairly priced bartenders are all very friendly, and if us get hungry step outside to the taco truck you'll be pleasantly surprised how good the food is

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Thank Chefinnaples
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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80 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is a cool little bar that has live entertainment on the outside during the weekends. Once you step inside, it is hard to believe that the bustling 6 lane Route 1 is just outside. I hadn't been here since November & they have really done a top knotch renovation of the outside patio. A new bar has been added... More 

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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

Walked here from my hotel next door to get a couple drinks and ring in the new year. It was really crowded. Order their orange crush when you go there - you won't be disappointed. Outside had a covered area, fire pit, and waterfall. It was definitely a place I will return to when I am down the beach.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19406 Highway One, Rehoboth Beach, DE
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Rehoboth Beach
  • Phone Number: 1 302.727.5568

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