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Big Fish Grill

20298 Coastal Hwy, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-8021
+1 302-227-3474
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (213 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20298 Coastal Hwy, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-8021
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9-20-17 We had a table on the south side of the building beside the room that closes off for parties or seminars. It seems more open and my wife's broiled combo (20.95) and the fried scallops (23.95) were good. There were 8 scallops. The vegetable...More

Thank Bob1789
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We recently visited the big fish grill we waited about an hour for a table...the food was okay .. pricy.. our waitress was not the best... my food came out first.. my husband's 10 minutes later.. it's hard to keep fish and rice warm especially...More

Thank christy r
Janine L, Manager at Big Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We take pride in our food, service, and hospitality and are sorry to hear that you had a negative experience. We hope you were able to bring this to the attention of a manager on duty as we never want our guests to leave disappointed....More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a group of seven and came for dinner on a Sunday night. We didn't have to wait too long for a table. Our server was friendly and efficient. All our food came out at the same time which is nice considering we had...More

Thank 10isgirl
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fresh Halibut was cooked to perfection as always!! My husband and I stopped here going to Ocean City a few weeks before and the fish was cooked to perfection that time also. Fresh cooked fries were so good with it. The Cole Slaw wasn't quite...More

Thank roadking2
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Better, fresher fish, and more reasonably priced than at restaurants in major cities. We have eaten at several top seafood restaurants in Rehoboth area. Big Fish is our favorite for quality and value. We prefer being here off-season when the area is lest hectic. Mid-September...More

Thank roadwarrior96
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a very good seafood experience for a reasonable price then this is the place for you. At times you in for a long wait and the bar location can get very crowed .... but don't let this discourage you. The...More

Thank PDolbec
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of the best meals that I have had at the beach​. My son had Cream of Crab soup. It was so good, I had to go the next day and buy two more bowls. My wife and I had the big seafood...More

Thank Karl V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Grabbed a lunch here with a couple we have not seen in many years. Large tastefully decorated restaurant. Casual atmosphere. All of us had different seafood entries which were well prepared with fresh and appealing sides. Huge menu with all items being fresh and reasonably...More

Thank Stan B
Janine L, Manager at Big Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are sorry to hear that service was a little slow but pleased to know you enjoyed the food and atmosphere. We hope to see you again soon! Brooke Bennett Assistant General Manager, Big Fish Grill P.O. Box 501 20298 Coastal Highway Rehoboth Beach, DE...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My son came in for a holiday in Rehobeth and wanted his Maryland crabs he grew up with! He got them at Big Fish. Pricy for the jumbos but then they were worth it. You only have one big crab to crack versus several smaller...More

Thank pattye691
Janine L, Manager at Big Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We do not serve crabs at Big Fish Grill but we do at our sister restaurant down the street The Crab House. We are pleased to hear the crabs lived up to your son's expectations and that the service was...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wedge salad large enough for two. Fresh iceberg with bleu cheese, bacon, delicious dressing. Gluten-free menu was substantial and GF scallop dinner was delicious. The daily specials menu is long. Special scallops served over spinach risotto with cole slaw was very good. Key lime pie...More

Thank Wes G
Janine L, Manager at Big Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for a wonderful review. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the food and the service from Jordan! We hope to see you again soon! Brooke Bennett Assistant General Manager, Big Fish Grill P.O. Box 501 20298 Coastal Highway Rehoboth Beach,...More

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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..
25 September 2016|
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Response from 2012diving | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they have a formal "happy hour"....but they do have frequent "events" as I receive notifications in my email....
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Restaurant Details

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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
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Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
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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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