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“Do not order fish! Frozen and ammonia tasting!” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Magnolias Seafood Bar & Grill - CLOSED

Magnolias Seafood Bar & Grill
Price range: $5 - $28
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Hickman Road
Description: The name Magnolia's Restaurant has long been recognized for its tradition of great food and unsurpassed service. The atmosphere, exciting 35 seat bar, great wines and martinis, two fireplaces, plasma satellite TV's, great state of the art sound and light system, comfortable seating and banquet facilities to accommodate up to 220 people. Whether you stop in for "Happy Hour" with friends or to enjoy a great dinner in one of our two dining areas, you wont want to miss this Bethany Beach Delaware hot spot, the new Magnolia's Seafood Bar & Grill experience.
Ocean View, Delaware
Level Contributor
51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Do not order fish! Frozen and ammonia tasting!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2013

We dined at Magnolias tonight. The broiled seafood plate was good except for the cod fish on the plate. It was awful and tasted like ammonia. We notified the friendly waiter. He said the manager would stop by and he never did. We were charged for this but did not want it for free but just a courtesy from the manager who failed to take care of the customer and knew the fish was awful to begin with that is why he did not see us. I will not dine there again so beware and do not order fish at this restaurant. And do not expect to see the manager for any complaints. They avoid you like the plague. And today wad my birthday so this was not a good dinner at all.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Eileen123456
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

55 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Level Contributor
16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
“Great food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

An amazing seafood place a little further away from the beach. The staff was very knowledgable of the menu and very helpful. Fantastic seafood, as well as other entrees for those who don't eat seafood. Definatly planning on going again next year!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Whenshesmiles17
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Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Wonderful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

If you don't visit this restaurant you are missing out on one of the best seafood restaurants that I have ever been to. The food was so good and the service was the best. I am delighted to give this review on this place. If you don't eat there you are missing out.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Brian H
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Friendly Staff”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2013

Finally deceided to try Magnolias and was glad we did. Our waiter, Joe, was very nice and checked with us often to make sure we were doing OK. The manager, Todor, brought out our wine, and we asked for suggestions. We took him up on all of them, since we only wanted Appetizers. Amazing Crab Dip, Stuffed Mushrooms and Clams Casino, all were amazing. We ran into Todor on our way out and he asked if we would like to tour the restaurant. They have an upstairs and another full bar used for dinner and banquets. We enjoyed this restaurant so much, we are taking friends there tonight.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Phillygirl2011
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VA
Level Contributor
104 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Food is ok, not great”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2013

Eaten at this restaurant a couple of times, food is good - but not great. Carpet on the stairs going upstairs needs replacing or at least a good cleaning.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank highmain
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