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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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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish” (42 reviews)
“prime rib” (19 reviews)
“bread pudding” (6 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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2463 S State St, Dover, DE 19901-6304
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Come early as people in the area support this restaurant because of the great food that is served. Somewhat pricey and the atmosphere is loud but a nice night out.

Thank TreaterJim
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Large noisy restaurant with great fish and seafood. Rotating selection of fresh oysters. Only drawback is they don't take reservations. Delicious rockfish and flounder.

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Extremely excellent service by Aaron and excellent dinner. Waiter remembered everyone's name before/during and after dinner. Gourmet dining experience. Highly recommend.

Thank mclement150
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Happy to walk right in on a Friday night. Aaron our server was great. Ordered one special and one regular menu item. Both outstanding. Delicious dessert.

Thank MGH_7
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Outstanding service, great food. The specials are where the best dinner can usually be found, but the regular menu offers outstanding food, excellent portions and something for everyone. As good as the dinners are, the desserts are even better.

Thank maureen3332017
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a great celebration/special occasion/notch above dinner spot. The service is personal, the menu is fresh, and we are always happy with our meals.

Thank Delaware89
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The owner Dennis stands in his open kitchen under the examining eyes of those who choose to sit at the bar. Seasoned chef and owner Dennis makes it look so easy. Good food, decent portions and a smiling hostess. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

On a Thursday evening at 8:30 pm the place was almost full, but no waiting. After that, we would have to agree with all the excellent reviews. Jocelyn guided us through the menu.My wife had the sole meunière. Delicious! I had the soft shell crab...More

Thank rbysshe
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Every time we eat here we are greatly pleased with the food. We wish they took reservations because the wait on weekends is long. Also they need to reduce the ambient noise in the dining area.

Thank title7tony
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal from appetizers through lucious dessert. Our wait staff was Aron who was fabulous

Thank Heidi L
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20 July 2016|
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Response from JacquiM730 | 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, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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