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Harry's Seafood Grill
Harry's Seafood Grill

Harry's Seafood Grill Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.harrysseafoodgrill.com
  • Phone: (302) 777-1500
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:30pm; Dinner: Sunday: 12:00pm - 9:00pm, Monday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:30pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: David Lee Banks, CEC, AAC
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Harry's Fish Market + Grill, adjacent to Harry's Seafood Grill, is available to cater your office or personal breakfast and lunch. Contact our Management Team for more information.
  • Entertainment:
    Entertainment We offer live acoustic entertainment from 6-8PM every Wednesday night during the summer. Come join us on our patio!

Getting there

  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking garage also available.
A word from Harry's Seafood Grill
Harry's Seafood Grill is a causal, upscale seafood eatery & a hot spot on the river. Adjacent to the Riverwalk, Harry's Seafood Grill has become THE place for lunch, dinner, cocktails, and late night in the City of Wilmington. The chic atmosphere, fresh raw bar, award-winning crab cakes, outstanding lobsters, and other imaginatively prepared seafood, great martinis, and 50 wines by the glass are some of the keys to an exciting experience.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
Diner Reviews
  • "Harry's Seafood is one of our favorite places to take out of town guests!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "I went here with a group of 6 people for dinner and it was the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion- great food and a delightful riverfront dining experience if you're lucky enough to be able to sit outside. They did not "take requests" for outdoor seating ahead of time for some reason, so when we arrived, we asked to be seated outside as there appeared to be plenty of space, but were initially told we couldn't. We practically had to beg to be seated out there, and our request was finally accommodated by the waitress (host staff said they had a large party coming, even though they say outdoor seating is first-come, first-served when making reservations). Overall, waitstaff provided excellent service, but not so much host staff."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Harry's Seafood has great. The food was perfectly prepared. We dined on a Thursday night and it was very lively."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "It is always a pleasure dining at Harry's. This time I found the crabcake to be not as good and flavorful as in the past. Not as much backfin and lots more filler. At these very high prices I expected more."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Such a lovely setting on the water, but unfortunately the food is subpar. The side dishes are lackluster, the quality is average especially the shrimp which tasted off, and the desserts are awful. We sent two back ( undercooked apples in the crisp and rock hard, dry butter cake) and we have a sweet tooth. It could be so much better."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "Dinner, service & atmosphere is always a 10! Every birthday, anniversary and special occasion is celebrated at Harry's."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "My husband and I went to Harry's to celebrate our 41st wedding anniversary. We had been to Harry's before and had a wonderful experience both times. The food is fantastic as well as the service. Would highly recommend. ."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Dinner on Saturday for 7 people. Appetizers were great, service was great. Steamed Clams portugese style and ceviche was almost as good as the steamed shrimp in Old Bay bucket. Dinner entrees a bit pricey, great environment and waiter was very good."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "We had a wonderful seafood dinner at one of the outside tables. The wine was very nice and went extremely well with dinner. It was a pleasant Friday summer evening with a gentle breeze. The river view of the rowers was lovely. All in all, another wonderful dinner at Harry's Seafood."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "The food was great and this time specially, Jerry was of tremendous help to reserve a table for the group. Thank you for your kindness and commitment to service. We hope we can visit you again soon."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "The service was outstanding. Our server was extremely helpful and very kind. He made my mother's birthday lunch one to remember. Definitely look forward to bringing my husband for dinner soon."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Great, somewhat expensive but worth it. Our server was phenomenal!!!!!"
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "While we didn't recognize a lot of things from the menu, they tasted wonderful! I highly recommend it, we had a wonderful experience!"
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "Fathers' day late lunch outdoors was Excellent. The food was outstanding and the service very good. It stays near the top of my restaurant list."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Food is exquisite. Service is great. Introduced to a new favorite Malbec from Zuccardi. If you love seafood, you must try Harry's on the Wilmington waterfront. Not easy to find w/ limited parking but more than worth the time for the gastronomic experience."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "I had just arrived from Houston and we headed to Harry’s Seafood Grill. I had arrived previously but didn’t have reservations and they couldn’t guarantee a quick seating so this time booked a table. I was not disappointed. Although we arrived early we got seated immediately. The choice of seafood was excellent. I tried the Ceviche sample and was impressed by the flavors. Then on to the trout which also was cooked to perfection. We shared a dessert which culminated a great meal. Not too forget the the wines which by the glass was a reasonable selection. Nice evening and great food. The server was very personable. I would go back."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Even when I dumped my rhubarb crisp desert on white pants, the server was there in an instant with lemon juice and club soda. Crisis averted!"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "I make it a point to eat at Harrys every time I travel to the Wilmington area. The food is always delicious and the service is impeccable. Highly recommend!"
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "We have frequently visited Harry's Seafood Grill. The food this time was memorable. I had the Wolf Fish with English Peas. The Cheese Cake was fantastic. It was Sautéed and prepared to perfection. John did a great job with the service. My Friends felt it was the most memorable dinner of their two week visit to the Mid Atlantic. Well Done!"
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "Food, service and atmosphere were wonderful, but on the pricey side. This will not be my everyday place."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Went for a walk along the river after dinner. was entertaining business contacts from out of town. excellent atmosphere."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Business lunch - food and service were outstanding. If in Wilmington De for lunch, you must go"
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Food and service were outstanding!! Perfect for celebrating a birthday with friends. Our server, Behigha(sp?) was one of the best we have ever encountered anywhere. Seafood so fresh and well seasoned. Just go there and see for yourself"
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "First time I had been to Harry's in Wilmington at the Riverfront Marketplace. The atmosphere was great - dining outside on the waterfront - and the service was outstanding. Food was good, well prepared, solid beer and wine selection. I would recommend dining there and will dine there again."
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "Very pricey. Small portions. Fish offered as medium-rare but very overcooked. Waiter never refilled bread or water glasses."
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "Expensive but good! Beautiful day on the patio. Seafood is fresh. Servers very pleasant."
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "Overlooked, mushy $62.00 Lobster!! Very expensive and terrible preparation. Dan Banks should quit making TV spots and manage the kitchen."
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "Everyone in our party of 4 enjoyed dinner. Service was excellent."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Went for dinner at Harry's Seafood Saturday night to celebrate our anniversary (as we do every year). This year was very disappointing, and has likely knocked HS from our list. Ordered seafood nachos for two as an appetizer ($28). About 1/3 of the chips were burned. Actually blackened and inedible. When the waitress removed the plate with the burned chips remaining she even questioningly joked whether we wanted to finish up the "burned chips". A disgrace for a $28 appetizer. I ordered a salad that was completely overdressed. My husband had an uninspired blacked catfish. Ordered coffee and dessert. Had to wait 7 minutes after dessert came for our coffee to arrive (hard to enjoy both at the same time.) Just disappointing overall."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "The restaurant was freezing so that was the first negative. The food was disguised with too many sauces and you could not get the full flavor of the fish. My big eye tuna entree was lukewarm when it was delivered to me and the fish was somewhat gray-looking. We also found the prices to be exorbitantly high for the quality of the food. Not going back."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "From the moment my wife and I were greeted; hostesses, bartender (Ashley) and Waiter (James{I know they're are several} this James had a beard in the late twenties) awesome staff and equally awesome food!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "We enjoyed the restaurant. The service Daniel provided was great and the food was absolutely delicious."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "My waiter was knowledgeable about the menu he suggested different food knew how the taste was and food was on time it was best."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "One of our most frequented restaurants in the area. Great sashimi platter and crab cakes were meaty and fresh. Was a bit disappointed by the soft shell crab preparation this time but would certainly return for another prep later in the season. "
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "This is one of my favorite restaurants. The food and service are always excellent. "
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "We had a great time. Good food, good service. We would definitely come again."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "The lunch menu and food were excellent. I enjoyed the lunch visit more than the dinner visit 2 days prior."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "The menu changes daily, so you get the best fresh seafood. Prices are going up, but it is still a wonderful dining experience. "
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "Menu lacked some starch. Dandelion greens were quite bitter. Salmon was very good."
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "This restaurant is great for special occasions, but a little pricey for everyday eating. "
    Dined on 5/19/2014