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Cafe Deluxe

4910 Elm St, Bethesda, MD 20814-2923
+1 301-656-3131
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good48%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“meatloaf” (10 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
4910 Elm St, Bethesda, MD 20814-2923
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Reviews (169)
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11 - 20 of 164 reviews

Reviewed 2 January 2017

I have been going to Cafe Deluxe for many years because it is kid friendly. This last visit was unacceptable. The most egregious example was when I ordered the roasted half-chicken to split between my 5-year old kids. The outside of the chicken breast seemed...More

Thank JackDmv
Reviewed 26 December 2016

After waiting for dinner to be served for 35 minutes (dining room about 65% occupied), 3 Cobb Salads were okay, but Bison Burger sandwich was overcooked (ordered medium), and burger roll dried and deteriorated when touched to apply ketchup. Burger was tasteless.(Server was attentive, but...More

Thank Gted
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We were having one of those "where do you want to eat" moments after some shopping at Bethesda Row. Something led is to Cafe Deluxe, and boy are we glad! My prime rib sandwich was fantastic! The roll (onion poppy seed) was the perfect compliment...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 12 November 2016

I love this chain of restaurants and the Bethesda version is probably the best of all of them. The menu is kind of American/European fusion and always good. Roast chicken is a good bet here, but try the short ribs if there on the menu....More

1  Thank BlueNWashington
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Good service, pleasant place, with usual brunch standards. Unfortunately most of them had unnecessary additions. There is a place for standard and a place for originality, just don't mix them.

Thank ManuelLucero
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Not familiar with the area. We're in Bethesda for an early appointment next day so we decided to just stay overnight in the area to avoid morning traffic. Went out to get dinner and by chance we came out of the parking garage and Cafe...More

1  Thank giemony
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Appreciated the opportunity to have a dinner not far from the Bethesda Row Landmark Theater and be able to order a hot meal that had no salt. Many restaurants will not adapt their menu choices but was grateful for their willingness to be flexible. The...More

Thank Lois C
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We met my wife's sister, her husband and their son. Not only did we have great company, but out lunch was absolutely wonderful and the service was really good too. I had their Chicken Pot Pie and it was the best that I've ever had,...More

Thank Jon Z
Reviewed 20 September 2016

My wife and I have eaten at Café Deluxe several times. I always get the meatloaf and mashed potatoes which I like very much. My wife generally gets a salad which is a healthier entrée. We have always liked the food. On several occasions the...More

Thank Jeffrey K
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a fun, cheerful, artsy place with good food. We have eaten there several times and always enjoyed it. They have a wide array of dishes, and some very good desserts.

Thank Edward S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4910 Elm St, Bethesda, MD 20814-2923
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-656-3131
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