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Summerhouse Bar and Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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228 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2134
+1 302-227-3895
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The burger that keeps you coming back! Great service staff and other amazing food items in the menu.

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Lewes, Delaware
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590 reviews
333 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 354 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had heard very good things about Summerhouse and so we were somewhat surprised and disappointed by our visit. It wasn't bad, but it wasn't much better than average either. It was very busy on a winter's Saturday night, busier than normal the restaurant staff told us, perhaps because it was the weekend of the Polar Bear Plunge. They were... More 

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Janine L, General Manager at Summerhouse Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments about your visit during Super Bowl weekend.  I am sorry we didn't live up to your expectations.  I am thinking you had the Red Snapper (redfish) on your visit.  We do only use the freshest fish and ingredients available.  I have shared your comments with our chef to see how we could improve on our fresh... More 

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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Summerhouse has been one of our favorite "go to" places in RB. We dine there at lease 1 time per month all year. We haven't had a good experience in almost a year and we are almost done. Bad waiters, slow kitchen, cold food. On several visits, the kitchen has sent food to the table prepared differently than it... More 

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Janine L, General Manager at Summerhouse Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear you have not enjoyed your recent visits with us.  We do pride ourselves on our fresh food with great service and hospitality.  Normally we receive great reviews from our guests and I am sorry we have missed the mark for you.  We take all feedback very seriously and will share your comments with our staff... More 

Delaware
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12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I ate lunch here today. The atmosphere is inviting. I had the avocado and quinoa salad with a grilled tilapia filet. My wife had rib eye tacos. Both plates were almost too pretty to eat. They tasted as good as they looked. My tilapia was moist and tasty. My wife said the tacos almost brought tears to... More 

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Brooke B, General Manager at Summerhouse Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to watch sports, grab a salad, people watch, or hang with friends. The booths are comfy. Their salads are quite good (the one with the goat cheese on the bottom is really nice and a bigger proportion than the ceasar) and people rave about their prime rib. The restaurant is now part of the BIg Fish group,... More 

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Brooke B, General Manager at Summerhouse Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

We have been going to the Summer House for years. On a recent visit, it was 1/2 price off hamburger day. Our table ordered hamburgers, which in the past, have always been delicious. One of our friends said he thought the hamburger tasted like a frozen patty you'd buy from the supermarket. The birght spont was the salmon burger, which... More 

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Thank hhoart
Janine L, General Manager at Summerhouse Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments on your visit during our burger day.  I am happy to hear you enjoyed the salmon burger.  I do want to assure you that we do not ever use frozen burgers here.  All of our burgers are fresh, hand-pattied and cooked to order.  I am sorry that yours didn't taste as fresh as it should have. ... More 

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104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Been around forever. Love the atmosphere and the service is great. They have a good burger as well:)

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Brooke B, General Manager at Summerhouse Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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143 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

Great burgers and cold beer. Wow the beer was cold. My burger was just how I ordered. My wife burger was how she ordered.

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Lewes, Delaware
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66 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Large bar with many big screen TV'S to catch Sunday football. Try their signature Long Island iced tea with a burger....

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Lewes, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

One of our favorite local restaurants. Lots of locals go there year round. Go food, good value. I like their Salmon burgers, but they have many other choices. On Monday evenings, get there early, otherwise, you will have to wait. Nice people, fun atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2134
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Rehoboth Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 302-227-3895
Description
A Rehoboth Beach tradition, the Summer House is known for its fresh, well-prepared food presented in an upscale yet relaxed atmosphere with prompt and friendly service. Jumbo lump crabcakes, tender barbecued ribs and chicken, just-ground burgers, veal and wild mushroom meatloaf, and monster steaks are just a few of the restaurant's specialties. A varied selection of salads, soups, starters and yummy side dishes round out the menu, and specials change daily. On Monday, it's half-price burger night, 4-9:30 p.M., And Miller Lites are just $2.50. Summer House Three Course Prime Rib Dinner night on Wednesday and Sunday nights. DJs keep the joint rocking on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday nights, and Sunday offers a great brunch menu and Bloody Mary Bar, 11 a.M. To 3 p.M. Lunch is available seven days a week, 11:30 a.M.-3 P.M., And the business lunch menu on weekdays features two courses for just $12. Don't miss the happy hour specials at the main bar, 4-7 p.M., Monday-Thursday, with great appetizer menu, $2.50 Domestic beers and fresh-squeezed grapefruit and lemon drop martinis. Enjoy extended Happy Hour on Fridays til 8PM!

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