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Big Fish Bar and Grille

27425 S Will Rd, Wilmington, IL 60481-8352
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (7 reviews)
“biscuits” (4 reviews)
“steak” (8 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
27425 S Will Rd, Wilmington, IL 60481-8352
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have heard about the Big Fish Grille for several years and finally drove the 60 miles to try it out. Even though I know the roads around that area, it's not an easy place to find so plug the address into your GPS before...More

Thank Jack2226
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here on a Friday evening after getting detoured due to construction. The restaurant is probably losing business and I would suggest some better signage. My husband and I got there early enough to get a table on the patio. We were asked if we...More

Thank charlek2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us went to dinner at the Big Fish Bar and Grille in Wilmington last night. It took forever for our waiter to even approach our table. I asked him for a glass of White Zinfandel wine. He said that they don't carry White...More

Thank Pamela A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the atmosphere along the water and we like to eat outside when the weather is nice. Their food is delicious and has great flavor combinations. Their prices are expensive but their fish is very fresh. I love their little biscuits but you have...More

Thank Janet K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten here a few times and it has been good everytime. Prices are a little high, but great views and service has always been good.

Thank Jean G
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Was looking for a place to have lunch while touring the Medewin National Tallgrass Prairie with the grand kids- basically looking for a burger and sandwich place. We stumbled onto the Big Fish..which as one reviewer said is kind of obscure...between "bridge out" and "road...More

Thank Howard B
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

What a gem. Don't know how anyone could find it without a gps or having been there before. Great view of the marina. Beautiful boats lovely views. Interior of restaurant was very comfortable & relaxing. Food was excellent & so was the service.

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Wonderful service - the atmosphere and view of the river is nice. the food was very good and enjoyed by all in the party.

Thank Gail B
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Went for dinner, I ordered the lobster, it was OK, but I broke one of my own rules.... ONLY ORDER LOBSTER NEAR THE OCEAN! not that everyone doesn't have frozen tails, but it seems that restaurants near the ocean seem to know how to cook...More

Thank RhotanVonRhotan
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Visited this establishment a few times, stopped by for lunch on a Sunday afternoon. There was a half hour wait for outside seating, not an issue for us. Opportunity to have a cocktail or two from the bar, and able to sit outside enjoying the...More

Thank Ernest M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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: 27425 S Will Rd, Wilmington, IL 60481-8352
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: 815-476-9331
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