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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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1,141 - 1,150 of 1,261 reviews

Reviewed 22 January 2012

This casual, upscale eatery is a great place for seafood! The experience is friendly and efficient from the moment you walk in. The waitstaff is excellent, very knowledgeable about the menu choices, most helpful. The food is so very good! We have eaten here several...More

Thank delawareduo
jennh41, Manager at Big Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2012

We so appreciate that you have taken the time to share your experiences here on TripAdvisor. Thanks for your continued patronage, positive comments and for thinking of us time and time again. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 18 January 2012

We love to go to Big Fish a couple of times during our weekend getaways to Rehoboth. The food and service are excellent casual dinning. Go off hours to avoid the crouds.

Thank S L
jennh41, Manager at Big Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2012

Thank you for your recent visit and review of our restaurant. We look forward to seeing you on your next "weekend getaway." Thanks again.

Reviewed 13 January 2012

I've been going to Big Fish Grill for over a decade now. Whenever I'm in Rehoboth Beach, I make a trip there. And almost anytime you go for dinner - even in the "off" season - there is a wait for a table. So, I...More

Thank mrdcs1
Reviewed 7 January 2012

In the summer it is impossible to get in without long waits...a tribute to the consistency and outstanding service that Big Fish continues to offer at a very good value. We go in the winter when it is quieter. It is a wonderful place to...More

Thank mfharahan
Reviewed 3 January 2012

This is a loud open restaurant, with a little bit of a modern hip atmosphere, but good for families, dates, and friends hanging out to have good food. There are wood booths & concrete floors but it is above average decor with lots of mounted...More

Thank Bingersgirl
jennh41, Manager at Big Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2012

Thank you so much for your recent review. Your comments and compliments are much appreciated. We look forward to your continued support in 2012.

Reviewed 2 January 2012

I love their appetizers and crab cakes. The bisquits are fabulous

Thank GBG2005
jennh41, Manager at Big Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2012

Thanks so much for taking the time to post a few kind words about us on Trip Advisor. We appreciate your comments and look forward to serving you in the near future. Thanks Again!

Reviewed 31 December 2011

Big Fish is popular with the locals. Was recently here for lunch with a group of six. Wait staff was not all that focused, and seemed indifferent to taking orders, or getting them right. The place is noisy like a TGIF Fridays, so it's not...More

Thank kirrabob
Reviewed 30 December 2011

I live in Rehoboth Beach and eat here often. The place is popular with the locals. A lot of restaurants come and go around here but Big Fish is a mainstay. Their food is incredible and the atmosphere is greg as well. The Big Fish...More

Thank sussexnative
jennh41, Manager at Big Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2012

Just wanted to thank you for taking the time to post some very kind remarks about us on Trip Advisor. We look forward to your continued support in 2012.

Reviewed 15 December 2011

Big Fish Grill is a local family styled restaurant and the food is not bad...but one of the dishes I ordered was swimming in grease! I travel a lot so I like to go where the local residents dine and my clients recommended Big Fish...More

Thank Eveluv
Reviewed 9 December 2011

Ok variety, ok service, ok food, ok bar...and children in every corner...just a dream come true. Oh, and get ready for an hour wait outside...More

Thank Patrick201
jennh41, Manager at Big Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2011

Hi Patrick...thanks so much for your recent review of our restaurant. We appreciate your taking the time to post on Trip Advisor. I see that you joined us on a night in June(during our busiest season) and am wondering if you've ever considered coming to...More

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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.
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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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