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Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront

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720 Justison Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
+1 302-652-3474
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Wed 11:30 - 21:00
Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Excellent food, variety of menu selections. Waitress offered very good service. Pleasant atmosphere. I will be back !

Thank Leslie L
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There was 23 of us who gathered for laughs, good food and fellowship. We reserved the party room or special event room. Cozy and ready for our 4:00pm dinner. Special events menu found on big fish webpage had at least 3 different menus at reasonable prices. Our cousins gathering was wonderful from the wait staff down to the food. Started... More 

Thank Tonya T
Wilmington, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very good, fresh seafood always. I have had many meals here, especially for lunch. If you are going there for lunch during the week, you may want to get there before the big crowds come in as it can get busy. If you have a larger table coming call ahead and they are very accommodating. If you love fish &... More 

Thank mgrunza
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been going to this restaurant since it opened ,the staff is unusually friendly. In my opinion they do and ask job. The fish and chips are The best I've ever had anywhere, at any price. The prices are reasonable and the bar area is a lot of fun.

Thank wayne m
Wilmington, Delaware
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is never a disappointment. It's wonderful, fresh and also hot. The specials change everyday and they do sell out so you have to choose wisely and sometimes quickly. I've been there dozens of times and never leave disappointed. Also, the service is wonderful. Always service with a smile and they chat with my kids and everyone feels great.... More 

Thank soccergal_34
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went to Wilmington on a Saturday afternoon to visit the mansions and were looking for seafood lunch. The restaurant was mostly empty around 2pm. We found the portions to be small, food was ok. We walked along the river after eating, again not particularly impressive. On our next trip to Wilmington, we will definitely be trying... More 

Thank Shelini S
Wilmington, Delaware
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great lunch! Size very appropriate and service great. Found the selection very appropriate for lunch and not all directed toward dinner selections.

Thank goody1949
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We were pressed for time yet wanted a sit down meal. The service was prompt the meal was tasty I had a salad great large seafood throughout. The waitress was very friendly and everyone enjoyed their meal!

Thank Nicole A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

The foods are very good. You would be able to enjoy yourself with family and friends. The prices aren't that bad for lunch special. :-)

Thank John M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We go for the raw bar and fresh seafood. Never have had a bad time. We like Monday especially for the oysters on special. Good beer selection. Seasonal Menu

Thank WillSkiforFood

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, 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 Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 302-652-3474
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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