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Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Special Occasion Dining, View, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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ENTREES‏
$15.95
Grilled Streak & Eggs
8oz U.S.D.A. choice top sirloin, 3 eggs any style & Neva's potatoes
$14.95
Lobster Eggs Benedict
Fresh Maine lobster, poached eggs, toasted English muffin, Mornay sauce & Neva's potatoes
$13.95
Open Faced Crab & Asparagus Frittata
Monterey Jack cheese, Neva's potatoes & a choice of 1 breakfast Meat
$9.95
Scrambled Eggs w/ Cheese
Cheddar & jack cheese blend, Neva's potatoes & a choice of 1 breakfast meat
$13.95
Seafood Omelet
Shrimp, scallops,‏ blue crab, cheddar cheese, Neva's potatos & a choice of 1 breakfast meat
$10.95
Sweet Bread French Toast
honey butter, maple syrup, powdered sugar, Neva's potatoes & a choice of 1 breakfast meat
BREAKFAST MEATS
Bacon
Sausage
Scrapple
About
After years of success in Sussex County, the Big Fish Restaurant Group has brought the great Big Fish experience to Wilmington. Stop by our new location on the scenic Wilmington Riverfront for the freshest seafood, juicy, hand-cut steaks, savory pastas and delicious salads. Our reasonably priced menu, generous portions, family friendly atmosphere and impeccable service make Big Fish on the Riverfront a casual dining destination and a great addition to the Wilmington restaurant scene. Enjoy lunch and dinner served daily with seasonal dining on our covered outdoor patio. Daily Happy Hour at our spacious bar features food and drink specials and 7 large Hi-Def TV's! Book you next event in our private
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My friend asked about lobster rolls. Although it’s not on the menu, they do serve them. Hers was delicious. I don’t recall what I ordered. Our server was wonderful.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MonkeysmamaM
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went here as I wanted a change from market street . Amazing amount of choice and they have different offers every night . Tuesday night was 5 dollar wine night . I had the crab cake , it was beautifully cooked with a choice...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank SMJ30
Reviewed 6 days ago

Interior design was very nice and fun with lots of "fish" hanging from the ceiling. The building was alongside the riverwalk and after lunch, we all enjoyed "walking off" the meal. I had grilled scallops which were bitter in taste. My wife had a sandwich...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank yakyu
Janine L, Manager at Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are pleased to know you enjoyed the atmosphere and a nice stroll along the riverwalk after. We are happy to hear your wife enjoyed her lunch. However,we are sorry you found your scallops to be bitter in taste. Please never hesitate to let a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Right off I-95, this great seafood spot deserves a stop for a great lunch or dinner. There's plenty of free parking here. The waiting area is spacious here and the dining area is huge, with a marine decor theme, many large fish suspended tastefully from...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Brooklynite_Abroad
Janine L, Manager at Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for such a nice review! We are delighted to know how much you enjoyed the food, service, and atmosphere! We hope to see you again soon! Brooke Bennett Big Fish Restaurant Group Management

Reviewed 1 week ago

I brought my family here for dinner prior to heading to the Playhouse to take in a play. Between four of us, we enjoyed their bruschetta, lump crab cocktail, steamed clams, cream of crab soup, grilled chicken salad, the Blue Rock roll, wedge salad with...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank SoloTheBest
Janine L, Manager at Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for a wonderful review! We are so thrilled to know how much you enjoyed the food, service, and atmosphere! We hope to see you again soon! -Brooke Bennett Big Fish Restaurant Group Management

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My gf and I hoped to end our anniversary weekend here last weekend only to find out it was closed early with no explanation why. We love this restaurant and hope this dosent happen again - JDMore

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 302Eater
Janine L, Manager at Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We apologize for the inconvenience and that reasons were not explained to you. Due to inclement weather, we occasionally will close a little early to ensure staff arrives home safely. In these instances, we post a sign on our doors stating we are closed and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with the family for dinner on a Saturday night. Tried to make reservations, but they don’t take them. Instead, I was told there should be no issue as long as we were there before 6:00. Well, there was a 45 minute wait when...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 325binbin
Janine L, Manager at Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are happy to hear your food was awesome. However, there must have been some misunderstanding as we do take a limited amount of reservations. Saturday reservations fill up very quickly so we suggest calling days in advance to make one. Since we are always...More

Reviewed 13 February 2019

My husband and I stopped for lunch while passing through the area. We had a good relaxing lunch on a cold day. The restaurant is open and large decorated with “big fish” with a coastal beach atmosphere. I ordered one of the specials of Parmesan...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank PasadenaWoman
Janine L, Manager at Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are delighted to hear how much you and your husband enjoyed your lunch at Big Fish! We hope to see you again soon! Brooke Bennett Big Fish Restaurant Group Management

Reviewed 10 February 2019

On the "waterfront" if you want to call it that in Wilmington as the restaurant sits in the area being revitalized from warehouses/industrial to a "live, work and play" community. Sits on the Christina River. You will be impressed by the terrific service. The food...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Bunkerhill4343
Janine L, Manager at Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for a great review! We are thrilled to know you enjoyed the food and atmosphere and hope to see you again soon! Brooke Bennett Big Fish Restaurant Group Management

Reviewed 22 January 2019

We arrived about 11:30 a.m. and found plenty of parking spots near the entrance. Big Fish Grill is located off the same parking lot used by for Iron Hill Brewery, Crabby Joe’s and the Children’s Museum. It is along the river walk less that ⅛...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank vliger
Janine L, Manager at Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2019

Thank for a wonderfully detailed review of your lunch experience at Big Fish. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed the food, service, and atmosphere and we hope to see you again soon! Brooke Bennett Big Fish Restaurant Group Management

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