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“Always very good!!”

Summerhouse Bar and Restaurant
Ranked #23 of 279 Restaurants in Rehoboth Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
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!
PA & lower DE
Level 5 Contributor
19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Always very good!!”
Reviewed August 27, 2010

Summerhouse- Went here on Wed. night for their BBQ night. Overall…it was very, very good. I got the pick 2 out of 3 BBQ special and got the BBQ ribs and BBQ pulled pork along with creamed spinach and fries. The ribs had little to no fat on them and the pulled pork had a nice taste with a great dipping sauce. The creamed spinach was outstanding. A+

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ny
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“Never disappointed with this place.”
Reviewed July 24, 2010

We go here every year for lunch. My wife and SIL always get the Goat Cheese salad. It is an excellent salad. I always have a taste. It's one of the best salads I've ever had. All of the ingrediants blend really well together. I got the Cuban sandwich which was really tasty.

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Annapolis, MD
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Great food...huge portions”
Reviewed June 25, 2010

If you are hungry, look no further. The food here is great and you get hugemongus portions. The service was great and the food was very good too.

Only issue...no beer on tap. What kind of Summerhouse is this?

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Washington, DC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Still a nice bar, but a mediocre restaurant”
Reviewed May 28, 2010

The Summer House was once an iconic Rehoboth that served good burgers for half price on Monday nights. The owners of Big Fish Grill bought the place and are tried to make the place more upscale. Sadly, I think they’ve succeeded only in making the bar less appealing and adding a mediocre restaurant to a small town that has plenty of fabulous restaurants. Put the “new” Summer House in Bethany and it’s it at or near the top for fine dining, but in Rehoboth it’s just not worth going to when there are so many other – better – options. Summer House is still a good choice for a bar, but if you want a comparable restaurant that is much better – choose FINS (not to be confused with the awful Finbar) or go to Big Fish Grill – which is fabulous, but out of town.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Enjoyed weekday lunch here out of season...”
Reviewed May 26, 2010

Enjoyed weekday lunch here out of season. Salmon blt was tasty and generous. Stuffed potato cakes a little heavy. Business lunch good value and done well. Surprised no draft beer but good selection of bottled.

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