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Summerhouse Restaurant

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228 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2134
+1 302-227-3895
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've visited Summerhouse a handful of times and I keep going back because of the food. They have a large selection of food, which is good for my family full of picky eaters. All the food is decent, I've had better and I've had worse. During my last visit, most of the staff was nice. They even changed the channel... More 

Thank Rachel K
Ocean View, Delaware
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here for an early pre-theater dinner after walking away from their sister restaurant "Salt Air" due to a long wait. Upon arriving we were seated immediately in the bar area. We were never asked if this area would be acceptable. Had we been asked we would have accepted due to time constraint; however, it was quite noisy as it... More 

Thank Osprey_4
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188 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am doing one review for two separate meals on our August vacation. Both times we visited for lunch. The reason that I am giving a rating of 4 is that the first visit would have been hands down a rating of a 5, but the second trip would have only rated about a 3. So combining both, I gave... More 

Thank Lynnette M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I go to Summer House every year and we absolutely love it! Crab dip, steak and the pineapple infused vodka are a few of my favorites! Worth the wait!

Thank feliciadianne
Bel Air, Maryland
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60 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always have a great meal here. Mostly classic American food. A very extensive menu with lots of changing specials. Maybe the best burgers in town. Very nice fish dishes. My favorite flash fried calamari. People seem to love the steaks, but we're not steak eaters so I couldn't say. Very friendly staff and a subtle beach vibe to the... More 

Thank BelAirPhil
Brookeville, Maryland
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I absolutely love this place!! It is convenient but also far enough from the boardwalk to not be overly crowned with obnoxious people. The staff are very friendly and attentive. The food is consistently fantastic. The menu is filled with mostly very basic fare and is wonderful for lunch. Don't miss this place. I made the mistake of overlooking this... More 

Thank Rodney C
Trenton, NJ
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145 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a group of six and four of us ordered the prime rib special. I have not seen such a nice cut of beef in a long time. The special included salad, prime rib, and desert for under $30. We all left happy and full.

Thank Al168Trenton_NJ
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96 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our party of six included two children. We ordered a wide variety of food including steak, pulled pork, chicken marsala, and BBQ. Kids got what they wanted. Everything came out of the kitchen hot and steamy. Prices were about what you would expect for a beach venue. We all gave this restaurant a thumbs up.

Thank dad1818
Taneytown, Maryland
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went early without a reservation so our wait time was minimal, but they do get pretty busy because there food is reasonably priced esp with their specials on certain nights. Our server was very nice and provided great service.. Unfortunately, it was mediocre bar food at best. The ribs were terrible not at all the " fall off the... More 

Thank twoplusone10
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Summerhouse is very consistent- never a bad meal. Service always excellent - wonderful and big salads. Great steaks and burgers. Great seafood dishes. And the Neva's potatoes are to die for!

Thank GlobetrottingGurl
Brooke B, Manager at Summerhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear you always enjoy the steaks, burgers, and our popular neva's potatoes! Hope to see you again soon! Brooke Bennett Assistant General Manager, Big Fish Grill P.O. Box 501 20298 Coastal Highway Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 (302) 227-3474 More 

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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
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
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
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
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
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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