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The Cottage Cafe Restaurant

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33034 Coastal Hwy, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-3754
+1 302-539-8710
11:00 - 01:00
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Middletown, Delaware
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We made a last minute decision o grab dinner at the cottage cafe. Very friendly greeter and the waiter was very pleasant and knowledgeable. One of our party ordered the Tuna which was unfortunately sold out. The chef came out to apologize and offered salmon as an alternative. We weren't disappointed . All of the food was very good and... More 

Thank andyp412
Columbia, Maryland
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I just had a great dinner. We started with cream of crab soup and coconut shrimp - perfectly prepared. Then on to the tender and flavorful pot roast with real mashed potatoes and the best creamed spinach that I have had in quite a while. My husband had the bacon-wrapped scallops (Thank you, Josh) and crisp fresh... More 

Thank Adrienne B
Baltimore, Maryland
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a beach restaurant that you can take the family to this Cafe will suffice. If you are looking for a place where food quality is not as important as a varied menu with broad appeal then this place will suffice. I would refer to this as "Diner food" were it not a disservice to the... More 

Thank Kenneth D
Bethany Beach, Delaware
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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had lunch here during a work related meeting. I was pleased with the food I received. The first time I ate here was for a breakfast buffet and I wasn't impressed so I had decided I wouldn't come back. Since I didn't have a choice on the meeting location I was reluctant. The service needs a little work, but... More 

Thank JMW9614
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is delicious and service impeccable. Stacie our server was very sweet and knowledgeable of the menu. I highly recommend it.

Thank Karla M
Annapolis, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ellen and Casey were TOTALLY AWESOME! They recommended the cream of crab soup and it was absolutely scrumptious! The BEST I've ever tasted! They suggested one of the Friday night specials- the fish fry and it was phenomenal! Crispy battered cod that had a hint of sweetness! Loved every bite! And the steamed broccoli was delicious! Wonderfully seasoned! Thank you... More 

Thank LauraluciaCook
Reisterstown, Maryland
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188 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch - they had SO much to choose from. Service was great. First time here - it was a great find. We will absolutely be back. Food was really good!

Thank french4us
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love the friendly service. Ellen and Stacy were awesome. The food , tuna and cod was delish. Always love this place. Lots of food for your $$$. The servers rocked it.

Thank Phyllis P
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A full bar during happy hour is usually a good sign. *mostly locals, diverse group of people *good drinks *good food, ample portions *great staff The dining room was busy, but we only went to the bar. Well designed bar, with tv’s, high top tables and bar seats. Bartenders were busy and efficient, worked well together, attentive, engaging and happy.... More 

Thank coastalshe
Silver Spring, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

We have dined at the Cottage Cafe on numerous occasions and have always had a great meal for a great value. The service is always good, and tonight (2/17/2017) the service far exceeded our previous experiences. Our server, Chantal was exceptionally pleasant and what impressed us most was her timing in addition to her charm. The atmosphere was fun tonight... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33034 Coastal Hwy, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-3754
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Bethany Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 302-539-8710
The Cottage Café is a family restaurant with a full bar that is open 7 days a week year round. We serve Lunch and Dinner every day with a breakfast buffet on the weekends in season and a breakfast buffet on Sundays year round.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?