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Big Fish Grill

20298 Coastal Hwy, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-8021
+1 302-227-3474
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (206 reviews)
“crab cakes” (105 reviews)
“shrimp” (99 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20298 Coastal Hwy, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-8021
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This restaurant can accommodate every request you need. All local seafood and very good service. Off the highway and convenient to all, usually crowded and has a great reputation.

Thank pattye6912015
Reviewed 3 days ago

Sunday night dining in August. Short wait, very attentive service, excellent soup, blackened swordfish, shrimp, and amazing key lime pie and peanut butter pie (even in a GF version, which was fabulous). Superior service on the Gluten Free side. Large menu of choices, knowledgeable server,...More

Thank Spikeitup13
Reviewed 3 days ago

Come hungry and ready to spend time indulging in wonderful shrimp, roast beef, the best fried chicken ever, along with all things brunch - omelets, muffins, desserts, soups, salads, etc.

Thank debra p
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First time here and I was pleasantly surprised. The service was very good for such a large and busy place, our waitress Shelbi was very sweet and attentive. The food was very good and the portions adequate and not over priced. I may try to...More

Thank William W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The place is large so we didn't have to wait to be seated (6 of us) and the service is fast. Food was well prepared and good. Portions were large.

Thank Naomi D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just about everyone in our party had seafood dishes, and they all said the food was good. The other nice thing is they have a room for really large parties which was nice. I was also able to get a great vegan / vegetarian dish,...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is often our "go to" for the tasty food, friendly service, and almost always a container filled with food that comes in handy for lunch the next day. As expected in the beach area, a little wait is almost a gimmie when coming...More

Thank Liz K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend the seafood soups! We had both the Cream of Crab and Lobster Soups and they were perfectly seasoned with fresh seafood. The salads were fresh and delicious, and the appetizers were prompt and exactly what we expected. Oh, and my daughter loved the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by Sunday afternoon for late lunch. Staff is always professional and polite. Wonderful fresh food.

Thank mcars302
Reviewed 1 week ago

A locally owned restaurant group that has the freshest seafood with reasonable pricing. The wait is long during the summer months so either go prior to 5pm or expect to wait 1-2 hours for a table.

Thank Li L
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9 April 2017|
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Response from Jeffrey H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I am a little late with an answer (which I don't know anyway). I hope the other answers were sufficient and if you went you had a good experience.
30 September 2016|
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Response from RIULUVER | Reviewed this property |
on the outside of the restaurant would be no problem there are picnic tables there ... the inside of the restaurant I believe only an assistance dog would be allowed..
26 September 2016|
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Response from 2012diving | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they have a formal "happy hour"....but they do have frequent "events" as I receive notifications in my email....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20298 Coastal Hwy, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-8021
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Rehoboth Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 302-227-3474
Founded in 1997 by brothers Norman and Eric Sugrue, Delaware's Big Fish Grill has become one of the premier spots for casual dining in the region. A unique blend of original recipes, must have favorites and affordable prices have resulted in a dedicated following. Enough so to earn numerous "Best Seafood at the Beach" awards by Delaware Today magazine. The secret ingredient of the Big Fish Grill success story is a commitment to providing fresh, great tasting dishes, unsurpassed hospitality and impeccable customer service. Big Fish Grill offers a diverse menu featuring not only hand selected seafood at its absolute freshness but also delicious steaks and pasta in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. Big Fish Grill has something for everyone!
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