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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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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I had the turkey dinner last night, and It was outstanding. Our waitress, Tracy, was very attentive and courteous. We will certainly be visiting the cottage again!

Thank CathyJacobi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very good breakfast Sunday buffet. Omelets made to order and an excellent buffet spread. Our second visit in the last month and have had to work off the breakfast before football after both visits ;)

Thank Michael M
Fenwick Island, Delaware
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

LOVE the Café! The bartenders (Mel, Jen, and Tracey) are the best!! They treat me as if I am the most special guest in the restaurant. It amazes me that they remember what I like to drink and eat given all of the people they deal with on a daily basis. The daily bar specials are always interesting and SO... More 

Thank Mary M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our visit was highlighted by excellent service from our bartender Natalia and a gracious visit from the on duty Manager Mandie. The food was fantastic as always and we always feel at home coming to visit at the cottage cafe. Great place, great food, and a fantastic and caring staff. I am happy to be a cottage cafe Alumni and... More 

Thank Garrett G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

first time here and Natalia at the bar really took care of me and recommended the Firery Fingers which were DELICIOUS! not too spicy, not too mild. Mandy the manager made sure the meal was great and asked how everything was which I really appreciate and made my first experience enjoyable.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

These are hands down the best chicken fingers around. No contest. The Dune fries are awesome as well.

Thank rolandsmith756
Delran, NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pleasantly surprised at the quality and taste of the food. The steamed shrimp were great and the Key West salad was delicious. Kira, our server was really great and attentive.

Thank Finnishmaria
Parma, Ohio
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99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Since this is the number twoTA resturant in the area, it should be great. But not. Its OK, maybe not for the money. We had Scallops and Bacon sandwich and a Crab cake sandwich with cheese and bacon covered fries. They were forget able and we will not return again. Presentation looked nice and Sheryl was very attentive. The place... More 

Thank MMandSM
Fleetwood, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another great visit to the Cottage. Our kids love their food, and the bar atmosphere is terrific. We would rather sit at the bar than the dining area because the bartenders are wonderful and witty, but the dining area is nice as well. Whether we eat in or take out, we never have any complaints about the service or the... More 

Thank jefwol
New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of us visited the Cottage Cafe for dinner on Nov. 19 for the first time. It was a very pleasant experience. The 'Spicy Shrimp Scampi' was excellent! The ambiance was perfect for conversation. No loud music. The place was clean and the decor attractive. Additionally, Tracie (our waitress) was knowledgeable and friendly. We took our time eating, no... More 

Thank MayMar

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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, 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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, 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 19930-3754
  • 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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?