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Big Fish Bar and Grille

€€ - €€€American, Seafood,
27425 S Will Rd, Wilmington, IL 60481-8352
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“oysters” (6 reviews)
“biscuits” (4 reviews)
“carrot cake” (4 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
27425 S Will Rd, Wilmington, IL 60481-8352
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Had reservation friday night. Traffic forced change twice. Not a problem. Ate bacon wrapped scallops calamari for appetizers. For dinner we had crab cakes and Thai shrimp.every dish cooked to perfection.Thai shrimp our favorite.....hostess great. Waitress amazing. I asked her to pick a good wine....More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Our dinner was yummy! Fresh and flavorful!! A little out of the way but certainly worth the trip!!!!

Thank Merry W
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Last minute get together at a great local Wonderful menu Even better setting Delicious Homemade ginger ale... a first Can’t wait to return

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 13 August 2017

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 12 August 2017

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 30 July 2017

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 25 July 2017

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 19 July 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, 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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