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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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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (91 reviews)
“crab cakes” (50 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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720 Justison St, Wilmington, DE 19801-5141
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Usually the service and the food at Big Fish Grill is exceptional. This time, however, it was just OK. Nothing was really wrong, just it fell short of the exceptional experience I've had in the past. The food was a little drier than I prefer...More

Thank millsdl99
Janine L, Owner at Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Millsdl99, Thank you for the feedback, and thank you for being such a loyal guest! We take great pride in providing an amazing dining experience, that you can depend on. We are so sorry that we fell short on your most recent visit. If you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We meet family here every 2 months. We've tried other restaurants in the area but this is the one we enjoy the most. The service is always excellent. Obvious the restaurant is well managed. The food is always great. The fresh seafood is as good...More

Thank Eric V
Janine L, Owner at Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Eric, Thank you so for the great review, and for being such a loyal guest! We will be sure to pass along your compliments to our team, and we hope to see you again soon! - Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront, Management Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten many times at this restaurant. The food is good and is affordable. It is a good place for families to have dinner with the kids. The menu is large and much of it is fresh that day. This is not a gourmet...More

Thank richardcarvel
Janine L, Owner at Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Richard, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback from your recent visit. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal and value we have to offer. We hope to see you again in the future. - BFG on the Riverfront, Management Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While the walls are chock full of fish decor, nothing we ordered tasted any better than seafood we've had in the Midwest (really!). The place was empty but the service was just okay.More

Thank Brad M
Janine L, Owner at Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Brad, Thanks you for the feedback from your recent visit. We pride ourselves in providing an amazing experience, and it sound like we fell short during your dining experience. We want to truly apologize and hope that you would give us another try in the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful fish choices! Great service. Specialty items awesome. Didn't have to wait long! Take a walk along the Rivetwalk after you eat!

Thank kaosep9
Janine L, Owner at Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave such a great review! We hope to see you again soon. - BFG on the Riverfront, Management Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We liked the location. The food was very good and the view was also nice. You can take a walk down the riverfront.

Thank harryp465
Janine L, Owner at Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for the great review. We hope to see you again soon. - BFG on the Riverfront, Management Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We happened to be on the Riverfront for the flea market yesterday and decided to stop here to for lunch. As we have come to expect, everything was great. Our guests who had never been here before remarked on great service, food and price. It...More

Thank ronDover
Janine L, Owner at Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for the great review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your dining experience for lunch! Thank you for being such a loyal guest, and for introducing your friend to the Big Fish family! We hope to see you again soon!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was phenomenal! Great wine list as well. I had the Flounder, and it was cooked to perfection! Our server Marley(I think that's her name... Black lady) was awesome as well!

Thank Bev L
Janine L, Owner at Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for the great review! We'll be sure to pass along your compliments to our team! We hope to see you again soon. - BFG on the Riverfront, Management Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have the pumpkin and crab bisque and it was outstanding!! Best Bisque I've ever had!! We had a quick meal here btwn classes and they were great about getting us in and out quickly. Everyone's meal was great! I'd definitely go back!!

Thank deneenca
Janine L, Owner at Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for the great review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your bisque!! We'll see you again soon. - BFG on the Riverfront, Management Team

Reviewed 9 October 2017

We were staying in Wilmington to fly home from Philadelphia airport and found this wonderful restaurant. We ate outside where it was very pleasant. Our waiter did a great job and checked on us often. I had the stuffed Maine lobster and the most delicious...More

Thank patsycline62
Janine L, Owner at Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for the great review and recommendation! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent dining experience with us! We'll see you again soon. - BFG on the Riverfront, Management Team

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John H
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Response from Tonya T | Reviewed this property |
Casual dress is fine
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Response from Jennifer A | Reviewed this property |
Nope, anything goes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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