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Big Fish Grill

20298 Coastal Hwy, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-8021
+1 302-227-3474
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (225 reviews)
“shrimp” (107 reviews)
“crab cakes” (108 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20298 Coastal Hwy, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-8021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family had dinner there this past weekend and have been there several times. There was a long waiting list when we got there but moved fast and only had to wait about 15min. Started with bluepoints and sushi. The bluepoint oysters were outstanding. The...More

Thank Chuck M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner there recently. Sat at the back bar - usually a pleasant experience. We were there early evening on a Sunday. The restaurant, as always, was busy. The food really is very good. I love their fried shrimp and Neva's potatoes. My husband had...More

Thank BarbJG
Janine L, Public Relations Manager at Big Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Barb, Regardless of the time of year we pride ourselves not only on our outstanding food, but also our consistently hospitable service. Clearly, there was a shortfall in that regard during your last visit. As always, we greatly appreciate the feedback! If there is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is THE BEST! They have the best crab cakes. Their other food is delicious too! Neve's potatoes are fabulous! The quality of their food is always fantastic. The servers are good and there isn't a lot of waiting for your food. I've never...More

Thank Sue F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Imagine spending a month in Delaware and never being able to eat crab cake. Thankfully, that's no longer the case, because Big Fish does not use filler with gluten. I have no idea if they use any filler at all, but I CAN tell you...More

Thank Erik C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the Big Fish Grill. Nice beachy decor and vibe, great food and even great music in the background. Our server Adam was super friendly and helpful and did a great job. I had the Pot O'Mussels from the lunch specials menu with...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you love seafood than this is going to be a place you want to visit! We had lobster, shrimp, crab legs and all was delicious.

Thank Erin724
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Had an early dinner here with Brother in law for his birthday! Good fresh fish and risotto! Was here once before and will return. Casual atmosphere and good staff!

Thank GregT2750
Janine L, Guest Relations Manager at Big Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Greg, Thanks for leaving the great review! We at so happy to hear that your brother-in-law had an excellent Birthday celebration, and we hope to see you again soon! - Big Fish Grill Management Team

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and an upbeat fun atmosphere! The service was excellent, and it was fun seeing "the big fish."More

Thank Susan J
Janine L, Guest Relations Manager at Big Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Susan, Thank you for the excellent comments. We couldn't help but notice the 1 star rating and hope that if there is anything more we could have done to improve your dining experience we would love to know. You can reach out to use via...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018

The venue is geared for families and can be a bit loud, but the entrees were delicious! I thoroughly enjoyed my crab cakes and my friend had an excellent mixed grill. The shoestring fries were perfectly seasoned. I was a bit disappointed in my pear...More

Thank doreenjemisonj
Janine L, Guest Relations Manager at Big Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

doreenjemisonj, Thank you for the excellent review! We are very pleased to hear that you and your friend enjoyed their entrees. If you are ever displeased with any part of your dining experience, a manager is always ready and available to fix the problem or...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018

Big Fish has added sushi and some other dishes. I had a Belgian style mussel dish for lunch which is new. My wife ordered Halibut which I believe has been on the menu. To be honest, we did not try the sushi. They serve only...More

Thank Gregory F
Janine L, Manager at Big Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to know you always enjoy the mussels and the halibut! The sushi bar is a new addition for us and has been doing well! We hope to see you again soon! Brooke Bennett Big Fish Grill Management...More

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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.
1 October 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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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