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Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront

720 Justison St, Wilmington, DE 19801-5141
+1 302-652-3474
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (86 reviews)
“crab cakes” (44 reviews)
“shrimp” (34 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
720 Justison St, Wilmington, DE 19801-5141
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped in for a quick meal before a Blue Rocks Baseball game. Serice was good and had a nice snack and drink before game. Nice to look out at the River.

Thank Grandpa101
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went here for fathers day. Party of 7 . Was seated quickly, waitress was excellent. Restaurant was very busy. Everyone's dinner was excellent and hot. Will return soon.

Thank skiphen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely wide menu of fresh items -- you can splurge on your order because the prices are reasonable (and the quality is great). The wait staff was attentive, and they handled incremental additions to our order with elegance and a smiling accommodation.

Thank CapeJim
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very large and busy restaurant with nice riverfront-facing tables outside. The food was very good (not excellent), but the waitress was just OK. I got the feeling that the restaurant is so successful in getting customers there that the waitress felt no need to be...More

Thank Nelson M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch. Staff efficient and friendly. I ordered the goat cheese salad with caramelized salmon, it was huge. Took half of the salmon home with me. It was perfectly cooked, the greens were crisp & fresh. My friend order the same salad with crab...More

Thank mlbdrb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good meal for the price. Love the atmosphere. Staff very helpful whiling selecting meals. Drinks are good as well

Thank jaron1129
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love going here for lunch. You can get a huge salad (with meat chicken or fish) very reasonably and it's always fresh and fast-Big Fish offers high-class service and fare but it's not stuffy or pretentious. They have an outside deck, a bar, regular...More

Thank Valerie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have never had a bad meal....love the potato casserole side dish...the fried scallops are plentiful and delicious

Thank zemurus512017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant has seating inside & out, I prefer a booth inside. I have never had an "off" meal at Big Fish. I find their food to be freshly prepared. I especially like grilled Swordfish. If you order desert be sure to share, desert portions are...More

Thank The real Georga... j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, different pairings, which is Great! Salmon was tender and cooked just right. Tasted my hubs pasta dish, which has sundried tomato and blush sauce, which was very good!

Thank Charlene C
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John H
6 March 2017|
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Response from Tonya T | Reviewed this property |
Casual dress is fine
John H
6 March 2017|
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Response from Jennifer A | Reviewed this property |
Nope, anything goes.
John H
6 March 2017|
Response from Janine L | Property representative |
There is no dress code. Thank you for your inquiry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant 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
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 720 Justison St, Wilmington, DE 19801-5141
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 302-652-3474
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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 dining room which can accommodate up to 50 guests and has built in audio visual hook-up.
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