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“Thanksgiving Surprise” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Summerhouse Bar and Restaurant

Summerhouse Bar and Restaurant
Ranked #15 of 268 Restaurants in Rehoboth Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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!
West Fenwick
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Thanksgiving Surprise”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2012

Eating out on Turkey Day is usually iffey at best, but the Summerhouse in Rehoboth was great! Special menu offered AUCE turkey plate with all the trimmings, or salmon, crab cakes, prime rib, or steak! All of us ordered the turkey which was delicious and a bottle of Kendall Jackson PInot Noir which was also very good. Service was excellent as well. We will definitely add the Summerhouse to our local list of restaurants to enjoy!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank QuietResort
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Brooke B, Manager at Summerhouse Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review, January 11, 2013
We apologize for the delayed response. Thank you for taking the time to write such nice review and we are so happy you chose to spend Thanksgiving with us!

Brooke Bennett
Big Fish Restaurant Group Manager
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English first
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Good Food, Great Service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2012

I've eaten here several times and I can say the Summerhouse has consistently good meals and I've tried pretty much all of them. I was also impressed with the service and management. It was a pleasure to see everyone working together to give their customers the best experience possible.

Visited November 2012
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Thank wetrvl4fun
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Brooke B, Manager at Summerhouse Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review, January 11, 2013
We apologize for the delayed response but want to that you for such a great review. We take pride in our food and service and are happy to know our team environment does not go unnoticed! Hope to see you again soon!

Brooke Bennett
Big Fish Restaurant Group Manager
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Hoosick Falls, NY
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77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Great choice”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2012

Our hotel manager Jim at Avenue Inn and Spa recommended this place to us. The place has quite a variety of offerings. My wife likes seafood and I don't and this place was just right for us.

The service was prompt and the food very good. The surprise when we got the check was there is no tax on your meal.

Visited November 2012
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Thank HoosickFalls
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Brooke B, Manager at Summerhouse Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review, January 11, 2013
We apologize for the delayed response but would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review! We are happy we could accommodate both you and your wife, we definitely try to give all of our guests options not just the seafood lovers.

Brooke Bennett
Big Fish Restaurant Group Manger
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Arlington, Virginia
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97 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Pumpkin crab bisque was amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2012

Overall excellent. Casual. Fit for foodies. Good value. Crawfish etoufee was very good. Recommended.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank David-on-the-Road
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Brooke B, Manager at Summerhouse Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review, January 11, 2013
We apologize for the delayed response but would like to thank you for recommending us in your nice review! The Pumpkin Bisque is one of our favorites as well!

Brooke Bennett
Big Fish Restaurant Group Manager
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Lewes, Delaware
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great Expeience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2012

In my opinion Summer House is one of the best restaurants in Rehoboth. We were party of four and all of us had excellent meals. We started with the onion rings- yammy!!! They were made with homemade batter and dipping sauce. Also,appropriately for the season, we tried the pumpkin cream of crab soup. Splendid!

Dinner was more than satisfying. I got the fish special complimented with glass of wine. Portions were big - food delicious.
I did not have room for desert but I am planing next time to skip appetizer and try the Browne :)

Thank you Summer House!! I will be back.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank MAKBG
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Brooke B, Manager at Summerhouse Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review, January 11, 2013
We apologize for the delayed response. Thank you for your awesome review and it is a honor to be thought of as one of the best restaurants in Rehoboth! We definitely recommend skipping dinner and trying the brownie during your next visit!

Brooke Bennett
Big Fish Restaurant Group Manager
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