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About Big Fish - Dearborn

One bite & you’ll be hooked! Dearborn’s popular Big Fish Seafood Bistro delivers a fun, eclectic atmosphere, attentive service & the freshest seafood available. Our innovative menu also boasts steaks, chicken & lamb along with homemade pastas, sandwiches & salads. Enjoy daily chef features as well as one-of-a-kind specialties such as Vanilla Scallops, Potato Encrusted Whitefish & the Ultimate Seafood Trio, featuring grilled salmon, coconut macadamia shrimp & our signature crab cake

Big Fish Seafood Bistro features live entertainment every Friday & Saturday evening, & Wednesday night Patio Jazz throughout the summer. Join us weekdays from 3-6:30pm for the best Happy Hour in town with drink & appetizer specials starting at just $3.

700 Town Center Drive
Dearborn, MI 48126
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Fairlane Mall

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(313) 336-6350

Website:
http://www.muer.com/big-fish/index.asp

Entertainment:
Come visit us for Patio Jazz every Wednesday beginning June 2nd througout the summer.
Big Fish also offers weekend entertainment Friday and Saturday from 7:00pm to 10:00pm.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Details
Sun - Thu 4:00PM - 6:00PM 8:00PM - 10:00PM

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Private Dining

Big Fish specializes in memorable parties, rehearsal dinners & business events. Our professionally trained & courteous staff looks forward to handling all of your event planning needs.

Big Fish - Dearborn Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.3

ambience

4.3

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (18)
Special Occasion (16)
Good for Anniversaries (15)
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Good for Groups (14)
Romantic (12)
Business Meals (12)
Casual (11)
Quiet Conversation (11)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Creative Cuisine (9)
Great for Lunch (8)
Cozy (7)
Disabled Access (7)
Bar Seating (7)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Seasonal (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Healthy (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Authentic (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Fun (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Live Music (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
People Watching (1)
Scenic View (1)
Vegan (1)
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 (New Orleans)·Dined 4 days ago

Went with the family for birthday dinner. Surprising in they still had the lunch menu at 4pm which saved us a bit. Excellent crab cakes. Good service. This place has improved over the past few years.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Cozy, Gluten Free Options, Healthy, Kid-friendly, Disabled Access, Romantic, Good Vegetarian Options, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups
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food5
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service5
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·Dined on December 7, 2017

The room we were seated in was very loud and I couldn't hear people talking at our table. The waitress forgot to bring my salad dressing and after 15 minutes I had to leave the table and hunt her down in the restaurant. They were not busy, but she rarely checked on us. My shrimp and crab salad was disappointing. I would not recommend it.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion
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food3
ambience2
service2
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 (Detroit)·Dined on December 5, 2017

The service was great and very fast. The food was just ok, lacked some flavor, expected more from the price

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 (Detroit)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Every trip to Big Fish is an enjoyable one. I celebrated my birthday on Friday and Big Fish was my choice. The menu selection is great and the food is always fresh and plentiful. The rolls are outstanding. Everything was prepared to perfection. I will return again before the year is out for I love their fish and chips on the luncheon menu.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Quick Bite, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Seasonal, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Casual, Romantic, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Disabled Access, Comfort Food
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food5
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·Dined on November 27, 2017

The waitress could careless about the table I was at...she seemed more focus on the “regulars”. It took 20 minutes for us to get the bread basket. Then I ordered the steak with shrimp and it came out without shrimp. The manager came and apologized for the delay. Over all I had a good night.

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food5
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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving Dinner was great. It was hopping but enjoyable. Not too noisy and food fantastic!

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food5
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 (Detroit)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Went for Thanksgiving for second year. Could not have been better. We will return AGAIN and again. Next time for Christmas dinner.!!!!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Seasonal
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Amazing for Thanksgiving! The food was fantastic. I would recommend.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Grand Rapids)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Food was great as were support staff - busboys, host, bartender, etc. Our server up charged my brother-in-law to premium vodka without asking. She also upcharged our bottle of Chardonnay without asking. This is why I only gave 4 stars for service. Otherwise this was a very nice Thanksgiving meal!

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Food was great .

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service3
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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Tasted good

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 (Detroit)·Dined on November 15, 2017

The food was very good. We met for lunch. Our server was very nice but it took awhile to get our meals.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Business Meals
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·Dined on November 15, 2017

The service and the food were excellent. Fine seafood in the Midwest. I live in the Maryland DC area. The seafood was fresh and well prepared.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date
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 (Detroit)·Dined on November 11, 2017

This was our first visit and we will definitely be going back. The server was very nice and efficient; she delivered our food quicker than expected

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 (Detroit)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Perfect place to celebrate friendship. Excellent, friendly service complimented by delicious and delightful food. Highly recommend!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Cozy
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 (Detroit)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Good food. Tony provided great customer service. The ambiance is great. The Apples & Oranges drink was okay. Needs improvement by mixologist

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre
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food4
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 (Detroit)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Excellent food with great service and celebrate a birthday.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Good for Groups
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food5
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 (Detroit)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We arrived early due to rain but I guess everyone did too. The place was empty so that was fine. We were seated and the food arrived at a good time so we enjoyed our anniversary and all was great !

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Everything was fabulous - our food was excellent and our waitress was the BEST.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Disabled Access, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Happy Hour, Live Music, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Detroit)·Dined on November 3, 2017

As always Big Fish surpassed my expectations even though I have been there several times. The lunch menu has a variety of options with something for everyone. I wanted to try the fish and chips after seeing a photo on line. There was enough food for me to eat half and take the remainder home for lunch. It was served with sweet potato fries, shoestring onion rings, and a tasty coleslaw. I am not usually a fan of coleslaw, but this one is definitely a keeper. My sister tried the whitefish with rice and a vegetable and said it was very good.
Their rolls are divine. Service was magnificent as always and timing was great. Absolutely no wait, our table was ready at the reserved time.

I always enjoy Big Fish so I can hardly wait until I return.

Tags: Romantic, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Casual, Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive
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 (Detroit)·Dined on November 3, 2017

The Big Fish never lets me down. The service is great and the food is very good--tasty and well presented.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

For the most part the service was very good but when my husband was asked if he wanted a second drink after appetizers and he said yes it didn't arrive until he was almost done with his entree. The birthday menu arrived after we ordered and the waiter forgot my husband's dinner included dessert.
The scallops were amazing as was the Chilean sea bass!

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food5
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service3
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 (Detroit)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Food was very good, with price being abbot high. Wine prices too high $9 a glass with low-end bottles around $30.

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food4
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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Up and down...this time was up.
We miss some of the things that are off the menu...crab stuffed sole. Edamame.
Last time was pretty bad. This time was pretty good.
Has been uneven like that for a while.
Hopefully this is the start of a winning streak.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

The person who greeted us seemed non interested that we had a reservation for our anniversary so he sat us and the server, who was very nice, asked us about drinks, we ordered and it took about 15 minutes for them to arrive, we then sat there and drank our drinks without the server returning to ask us if we wanted another or even take our order! We asked a passing person if she was the manager and advised we would like another drink and to order and she said "ok" and walked away, we then had to get up and find our server and ask her to take our order. We had a couple questions about how something was prepared and she explained, when the food finally did arrive it was not at all how she explained. Food very average and that is being nice. the server was very friendly but awful at her job. Ambiance for a romantic anniversary dinner was horrible as there were small children under 3 running around and being very loud. We will never return and do not recommend this to anyone.

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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Very unorganized. The wait staff very amateur. The food came out at all various times for everyone.

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·Dined on October 16, 2017

I took my sister and two friends for a birthday celebration lunch and everything was amazing. They had everything ready for us and surprised us with souvenir menus for the birthday ladies. They obtained the names of the remaining celebrant and greeted her by name when she arrived. Our waitress was excellent, as usual, and brought our food promptly. We all ordered something different and everyone was more than pleased ( Today's Catch Atlantic Salmon, Rainbow Trout, and Lake Superior Whitefish and a Power Lunch - house salad and the Blackened Salmon Burger). All staff were right on point. Those celebrating their birthdays were given a creme brulee which they told me was very tasty. Thanks to all for making it such a wonderful occasion. I am looking forward to going back to try other menu options.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Romantic, Quick Bite, Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Disabled Access, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Vegan, Casual
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 (Detroit)·Dined on October 16, 2017

The smoked salmon pate served with the bread basket and crab cake appetizer both were superb. The planked salmon was very good, but the stuffed flounder was bland.

Tags: Casual, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Happy Hour, Good for a Date
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 (Detroit)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Service was slow and very poor. Called ahead to request personalized menus for special guest celebrations and they weren't ready. They did not bring out for menus for 15-20 minutes. Manager visited every table in our area but skipped our table. Our server was cheerful but not attentive. Reservation was at 5:00 and needed to leave by 7:00 we barely had time for dessert and would have loved to have had coffee but no time.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 13, 2017

A little slow on food preparation. Otherwise enjoyed the meal.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Very disappointed in the food. Only average at best.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Detroit)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Great Food. Great Fish selection. Great specials. Nice spot to celebrate a Birthday. Stefanie is an outstanding Server and remembers you from past visits.

Tags: Disabled Access, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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 (Detroit)·Dined on October 1, 2017

I love this place. I have celebrated birthdays and Mothers Day celebration there and just recently my husband and I just celebrated 23 years of marriage there. I Liked how we had a romantic and cozy area for just us. WE HAD AN EXCEPTIONAL waiter and he even let me taste some wine before I ordered a Glass to see if I would like it...and the food is so good and delicious. YOU HAVE TO TRY THEIR SHRIMP LISTED AS AN APPETIZER. ..IT'S SO GOOD...
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Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Romantic
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·Dined on September 29, 2017

The food is EXCELLENT. Our host and waitress were very polite and friendly. This is a great place to dine and chat with family and friends.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, People Watching, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on September 27, 2017

Attentive service, always excellently prepared food served hot. Just great.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Detroit)·Dined on September 25, 2017

The waitstaff was excellent. Richard and Tony did a fine job and were very attentive to our group's needs. This was a Monday evening so it was a nice quiet atmosphere. The combo seafood plates were delicious, nicely prepared, and presented.

I would return to the restaurant again but will not order any specialty drinks as they were very watered-down. I suggest beer or wine to get your value for beverages.

Tags: Cozy, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on September 20, 2017

The very best food. High quality and very delicious.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on September 11, 2017

Food was great, atmosphere was perfect, service was wonderful!

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·Dined on September 9, 2017

The spicy shrimp appetizer was a big hit! The meals were all very good for our party of 6. The server was excellent.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on August 31, 2017

We enjoyed spending our wedding anniversary at the restaurant. Very cozy, great food, excellent waitstaff, worth the cost

Tags: Scenic View, Romantic, Disabled Access, Authentic
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