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Big Fish Grill

20298 Coastal Hwy, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-8021
+1 302-227-3474
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (227 reviews)
“shrimp” (110 reviews)
“crab cakes” (112 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20298 Coastal Hwy, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-8021
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Reviewed yesterday

Have been here before only for a beer and some peel and eat shrimp. Went on a Saturday with a group of 8 and to our surprise got a nice table in the bar area right away....had a chicken soup which I loved..I also had...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always a delight. Best and freshest fish in the area. Service is exceptional. Love, love,love...Some of my favorites are the swordfish and rockfish!

Thank suzysunshinePa
Reviewed 2 days ago

The good: Service, mixed grill dish (scallops, shrimp, crab cake and beef tip skewers from specials menu), big chicken and beef tenderloin. Trout spread is YUM. Arrived around 5:30 and were seated within about 15-20 min. After that the line got considerably longer. The not...More

Thank Janno814
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Awesome tasty food in a rustic environment. There are all kinds of stuffed fish hanging from the wall and ceiling

Thank RussellO148
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our favorite restaurant at the beach. This establishment never fails to please. Our server, Madison, was very polite and prompt. The appetizers and main dishes were excellent. Try their mussels in garlic sauce. Then go on to the Pecan crusted halibut. You will not be...More

Thank AFVet436MAW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We knew what we wanted for dinner our first night in Dewey Beach. Crab Cakes!! We went to Big Fish Grill and had a nice meal. My wife and I both had a salad topped with a Crab Cake, she had a Caesar Salad and...More

Thank Paul P
Janine L, General Manager at Big Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Paul, Thanks for the review! Glad to hear you enjoyed your service, but if you find the time please email me at mmuzzin@bigfishgrill.com with additional feedback so we can learn how to turn your ok crab cake and good salads into fantastic food! Thanks...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So worth the wait! Awesome food, extensive menu and friendly staff. Love the Lobster Mac n Cheese! Shrimp offered in many styles/versions! Absolutely worth the Wait!

Thank Joann C C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not a seafood eater..... My wife loves seafood so I go where she likes..... I had the big chicken, grilled marinated chicken breast mashed and coleslaw very good...... My wife had the broiled crab cakes, fries and coleslaw she said it was fantastic.... Nice selection...More

Thank 2Bige257
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice variety, good food, and more. We stopped on our way back to the house from the outlets. The menu didn’t disappoint. We want it something quick but not fast food. We all ordered sandwiches; each one better than the other one. The were tasty...More

Thank Carlos G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We live locally and go here frequently. We love the happy hour but it is a also a safe bet restaurant to take visitors! This restaurant has it all... great food, tons of choices and well trained wait staff. Gluten free needs, they can accommodate...More

Thank Joann H
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April 9, 2017|
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Response from Jeffrey H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I am a little late with an answer (which I don't know anyway). I hope the other answers were sufficient and if you went you had a good experience.
September 30, 2016|
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Response from RIULUVER | Reviewed this property |
on the outside of the restaurant would be no problem there are picnic tables there ... the inside of the restaurant I believe only an assistance dog would be allowed..
September 25, 2016|
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Response from 2012diving | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they have a formal "happy hour"....but they do have frequent "events" as I receive notifications in my email....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20298 Coastal Hwy, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-8021
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Rehoboth Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 302-227-3474
Founded in 1997 by brothers Norman and Eric Sugrue, Delaware's Big Fish Grill has become one of the premier spots for casual dining in the region. A unique blend of original recipes, must have favorites and affordable prices have resulted in a dedicated following. Enough so to earn numerous "Best Seafood at the Beach" awards by Delaware Today magazine. The secret ingredient of the Big Fish Grill success story is a commitment to providing fresh, great tasting dishes, unsurpassed hospitality and impeccable customer service. Big Fish Grill offers a diverse menu featuring not only hand selected seafood at its absolute freshness but also delicious steaks and pasta in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. Big Fish Grill has something for everyone!
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