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Cool Springs Fish Bar & Restaurant

2463 S State St, Dover, DE 19901-6304
+1 302-698-1955
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (56 reviews)
“rockfish” (13 reviews)
“salmon” (16 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2463 S State St, Dover, DE 19901-6304
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food. Fresh fish daily, homemade deserts, local vegetables and an amazing staff. If you have not tried Cool Springs you should! Although they are known for their fish the Lamb Chops and Prime Rib are excellent as well.

Thank dlc7777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to decide what to order, everything on menu sounds delicious, and everything we had was! The swordfish was tender and juicy, the honey bourbon salmon had amazing flavor and the shellfish pan roast was perfect (served with a spoon for the decadent sauce, yum!)....More

Thank VeniceBarb2
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Cool Springs is consistently good. Chef/Owner is always there. Seafood is fresh, Oysters are delicious... usually a selection of four varieties, and the Prime Rib is huge and flavorful. The Lamb is also top notch. The desserts are great too.... Try it if you are...More

Thank diverreb
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I went to Cool Springs twice in the last two weeks. My husband and I invited another couple each time. The service at Cool Springs is always great. The food is cooked to perfection. The salad dressings are number 1! The desserts are to die...More

Thank Tina H
Reviewed 19 April 2017

My husband & I saw this on a list of restaurants on Trip Advisor for Dover, DE and decided to try it. Really glad we did. We liked it so much that we went back 2 nights later. I had crab stuffed flounder the first...More

1  Thank Anne F
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Cool Springs is our perennial favorite. The food is consistent and fresh. Their seared tuna is hands down the best, and we've tried dozens of other restaurants. A seat watching the chefs prepare food is at a premium, but worth the wait.

Thank Justlooking63
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Enjoyed our meal a lot. We ate there on a Wednesday night so it wasn't busy at all. Food was well prepared and the seafood was fresh. I'd eat here again without a second thought. The location is a little ways out of Dover, but...More

Thank Paul V
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Great seafood and service. They don't open until 5pm - so make sure you get there on time or you might end up waiting an hour for a table. Well worth it though. Delicious food. Crab cakes, bisque soup and their dinner rolls- yum!

Thank Cya1331
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

This is a nice quite restaurant with fantastic service. I had the seafood quartet that was very good and a lot of food. A colleague of mine had the prime rib. It was a huge piece of meat. However, it was over cooked and tasted...More

Thank gwmeyer31
Reviewed 30 March 2017

While the menu is pretty limited, the entrees at our table were well prepared and enjoyed. Seafood is their specialty and each of us has one of their offerings.

Thank number3girl
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What do you serve besides fish?
20 July 2016|
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Response from Jacqui M | Reviewed this property |
Prime Rib, Lamb Chops, Pasta
Do you need reservations for a Thursday evening?
27 August 2015|
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Response from BikergirlRN | Reviewed this property |
They only take reservations on New Year's Eve, but is you can get there early you can beat the crowd.
Do they serve alcohol?
19 May 2015|
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Response from Debbie062015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do serve alcohol. The have a nice bar area if you need to wait a few minutes prior to being seated.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2463 S State St, Dover, DE 19901-6304
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 302-698-1955
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