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Cool Springs Fish Bar & Restaurant

2463 S State St, Dover, DE 19901-6304
+1 302-698-1955
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (58 reviews)
“salmon” (20 reviews)
“prime rib” (18 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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2463 S State St, Dover, DE 19901-6304
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Great seafood and prime rib. Desserts are homemade. Nice to watch food being prepared while having a drink at the full service bar. Service is great and lots of parking.

Thank Travelinkmilford
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We came here on a Tuesday, to less than a full house. Seated quickly greeted immediately. Wife opted for the seafood bisque, while I tried the "fire roasted" shrimp for appetizers. She loved her's. Mine was OK. Her Maryland crab cakes were fresh and flavorful,...More

Thank John I
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Parking lot was stacked but we still got a table for 4 immediately at 6:30 on a Friday night. We had a very nice waitress. The raw oyster selection was nice and they were all good. My grilled seafood quartet was not great. Very watery...More

Thank Lyn N
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Anniversary dinner with the wife thought we would like some seafood. Cool springs has lots of good reviews. The food was very tasty, nice flavor and presentation, but the portions were very small for the price. Overall, I cant recommend it unless you really don't...More

Thank mike c
Reviewed 2 October 2017

All four of us had different dishes. All raved about how good the food tasted and how well the food was presented.

Thank RedABaron
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We had a wonderful dinner at this restaurant. Our waiter was great and the restaurant is cozy and pretty. Everything we had was excellent. We thought the prices were quite reasonable for the quality of seafood. We highly recommend!

Thank Annette
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Read past positive reviews and thought we would give it a try. My wife had the Crusted Mahi Mahi which was unfortunately dry and I the Prime Rib King end cut. Prime rib end cut can be moist but this was extremely dry and with...More

1  Thank WPD37
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We we're happy to follow the recommendation of other Trip Advisor members. We were not disappointed. We had the fish bait appetizer; smallish pieces of fish fried in a light batter. It was all tender and moist. The sauce was excellent, but I prefer just...More

Thank pattelbert
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I have to agree with others that this is the best place for fresh seafood in the Dover area. It is worth getting off Del 1 if heading to or from the beaches. A fine selection of oysters, craft beer, and fine wines in addition...More

Thank DelMarVaJohn
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Nice restaurant; not your everyday menu but it is a little pricey. Everything I tasted here has been really good. The portion size can be improved but I like it. One of the best in this Dover area. Top (03) in taste.

Thank Vernize S
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19 July 2016|
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Response from Jacqui M | Reviewed this property |
Prime Rib, Lamb Chops, Pasta
26 August 2015|
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Response from BikergirlRN | Reviewed this property |
They only take reservations on New Year's Eve, but is you can get there early you can beat the crowd.
19 May 2015|
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Response from Debbie062015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do serve alcohol. The have a nice bar area if you need to wait a few minutes prior to being seated.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2463 S State St, Dover, DE 19901-6304
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 302-698-1955
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