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Review of Fish Bites

Fish Bites
Ranked #8 of 698 Restaurants in Wilmington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $25
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Serving the best and freshest Seafood in Wilmington and surrounding areas. Live Lobster Tank. Local fisherman owned. Fresh seafood arriving daily. Daily specials. Homemade Desserts. Casual gourmet. Super friendly waitstaff. Where the locals hang out.
Reviewed August 19, 2014

Neat atmosphere very good fresh seafood lots of choices. Done exactly like you ordered with very good service. Small cool atmosphere very busy. Need to know where it is kind of hidden in strip mall. We've been twice and would go back for sure.

Thank smsAustin
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Reviewed August 18, 2014

Was told by many that 'Fish Bites' was a must do if in the area. First impression: located in a rather tacky strip mall off the main road. Waited 25 minutes to be seated. (Told it would be 10) Once inside, I realized that the wait was not because this place is awesome. It's because it's the size of a small condo with no additional seating outside. You're packed into your table/chair like sardines. Our server was a space cadet who didn't know the dinner specials or drink menu. After 40 minutes we flagged him down and he thought we had eaten already and wanted our check! As for the meal: everything from the fried zucchini strips to the 'fish of the day' was too salty. Also had the dreaded 'clorox' aftertaste in my broiled shrimp. On the way out, the Manager was a smarty pants who had a smirk on her face when we tried to speak about our issues. The bill was incorrect (overcharged for drinks we didn't order) and she had nothing but excuses about the wait time, the salty food and bad shrimp. ---Should have known that would be a dead end because our server literally told us that the manager was "too busy" when we asked to speak with one during our meal. I'd give our experience a '1' if I had not laughed so hard at our 'space case' waiter. Maybe this place needs new staff members to bring it back up to speed? BTW, people around were also complaining at how long they were waiting for food/drinks.

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1  Thank MissyPA71
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Reviewed August 17, 2014

We stopped here on our way from DC to Charleston and we were surprised with the quality and freshness of this place. Try the catch of the day sandwich and you won't be disappointed.

2  Thank Sara H
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Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Have been many times and loved the food and atmosphere every time. They have and excellent cook and excellent staff. Good food, good times. Worth the wait.

Thank Mary S
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Reviewed August 16, 2014

Enjoyed dinner with family at Fish Bites earlier this week. Place is in a small strip mall so hard to find but well worth the effort. Grouper special was great as were all of the other items ordered. Service was timely and polite. Decor was new and fit in well with theme of restaurant. Would come back.

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Thank AverageJoe55
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