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The Cottage Cafe Restaurant

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33034 Coastal Hwy, Bethany Beach, DE 19930
+1 302-539-8710
11:00 - 01:00
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Silver Spring, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ventured to Bethany on a Sunday afternoon to try something different (other than the Rehoboth mainstays) and enjoyed our meal at the Cottage Cafe. I admit, I'd never make this trip IN season due to traffic... but glad we did. It's always nice to try new places. There is a SUNDAY Brunch Buffet that we just missed but definitely want... More 

Thank tresh20723
Bloomington, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a Superbowl dinner at the CC. The salmon with crab imperial was better than an equivalent at a 4-star OC MD restaurant we had earlier in the week! Ellen, our server, was extremely friendly and helpful. She added to a top notch experience. From now on, I will eat here when I'm at the Beach.

Thank Carol E
Dagsboro, Delaware
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a Friday night. They had a DJ playing in the bar area. Had dinner and the meal was very good and more than enough food. Will be going back.

Thank Thomas C
Silver Spring, MD
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188 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been going to Cottage Cafe off and on for many years and we always know you can count on a consistantly good experience. It is a very comfortable and casual atmosphere which offers options to eat in a family oriented dining room or in the bar. Lots of space in both. Our most recent experience was with their Thursday... More 

Thank FenwickBill
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch with friends , I had the blush soup (combo of md crab and cream of crab) delicious, I also had shrimp salad it to was great , my friends had the crab melt and loved it as well ,prices were very reasonable and service was good

Thank Chefinnaples
Annapolis, Maryland
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Was there on dec 29 2016. That night was the prime rib special. It was delicious. Cottage cafe has really good food no matter what you order. I have been there several times and never disappointed. Service was efficient and friendly. To bad they closed down the one in Ocean City.

Thank wintergull
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

First timers- scallops and seared tuna were excellent! Also, our server, Ellen, was awesome- very helpful and knowledgeable of food ingredients. We have a lot of food sensitivities, and she helped us make food choices.

Thank Jessica R
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We are frequent visitors to the Cottage Cafe. Each time, we have enjoyed the meal and the service. Tonight was no exception. I tried something new, the shrimp salad. It was delicious, not too mayonnaisy. The best part tonight was the white chocolate, raspberry mousse shooter. Love the small size, quite delicious. Our server was knowledgeable and friendly. The dinner... More 

Thank Denise H
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

nice place to go for lunch with your family ....... reasonable prices on their menu and something for everyone

Thank Travis D

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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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
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
  • 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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Selbyville, Delaware
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?