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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%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (232 reviews)
“shrimp” (113 reviews)
“crab cakes” (112 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20298 Coastal Hwy, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-8021
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Reviewed yesterday

This is my go to place. Of course all the locals love it, but it’s hard to get into during the summer. You either have to go before 5 or after 8 during the season, but it seems to be worth the wait.

Thank japong703
Reviewed yesterday

This is a large clean restaurant on coastal highway in rehobeth beach.The menu is mainly seafood and fish and very extensive,The portions are quite ample.My wife and I each had the grilled dish of salmon and shrimp.It was very nice,A bit overcooked but comes with...More

Thank flyn318
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We are locals who frequent Big Fish regularly... almost weekly. We took family today for dinner and we were all eating at varying times because of the use of table runners to serve the orders and aid the waitress. Problem is no one is coordinating...More

Thank Joann H
Reviewed yesterday

Arrived about 5 PM on a Saturday night. Hostess said 30 minute wait for a party of 7. 25 minutes later we were seated. Waiter was Adam. He was excellent. Free smoked salmon sample was very tasty. Great recommendations and always asking if we needed...More

Thank JCDunn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great family dinner for a quick get together with many choices plus kids enjoy coloring on the table

Thank Christine K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food. Very noisy and crowded. Waitress was very nice and attentive. Unfortunate I was charged an extra $1 for something called street corn even though it was on the menu as a side dish. Menu confusing . Wife ordered salad with grilled shrimp. On...More

Thank Sam4el
Michael M, General Manager at Big Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Samuel, Thanks for the review, appreciate the feedback. When we have it the street corn is on our special sheet under additional sides as a $1 up charge, as for the salad, 1 shrimp skewer topped on a salad should certainly be 14.95, 2...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been going here for many years (since they opened). Awesome spot for lunch (a hidden gem and never crowded with a great menu!) and especially dinner. The menu is awesome and extensive. Seafood abounds but there are plenty of other options if some in...More

Thank Tom G
Michael M, General Manager at Big Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Well Tom, you pretty much hit everything! Thanks for the great review. See you again soon! Regards, Michael Muzzin General Manager Big Fish Grill Rehoboth

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pleasantly surprised. Food was great especially the Parmesan Grouper and Seafood bisque. Our waitress Lydia was extremely attentive And saw the manager on duty working Side by side with his servers. Would definitely go back, highly recommended!!

1  Thank Viv I
Michael M, General Manager at Big Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the love Viv. I'll forward the message to Lydia! Regards, Michael Muzzin General Manager Big Fish Grill Rehoboth

Reviewed 1 week ago

We did have to wait 1 hour for our table, but it was worth the wait! The food was spectacular! If you love macaroni and cheese, you have got to try theirs either plain, with shrimp or lobster. We had the lobster and it was...More

Thank Katherine W
Michael M, General Manager at Big Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review Katherine. The mac n' cheese is one of our favorites as well. Glad to hear everything was great! Sincerely, Michael Muzzin General Manager Big Fish Grill Rehoboth

Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to eat dinner here based on how full the parking lot was. Was very disappointed. Had Seafood tower and Steak and Shrimp. The Steak tasted like fish, sent it back but the 2nd was no better. The lobster on the Seafood tower just...More

Thank Kristin H
Michael M, General Manager at Big Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the feedback Kristin. Anytime you're not satisfied with anything you ordered at our establishment, just let your server know as we have no qualms replacing the item with something more to your liking. If I can do anything to ease your concern feel...More

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1 July 2018|
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Response from Janno814 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have one.
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..
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 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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