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“Steady and standard”
Review of Cafe Deluxe

Cafe Deluxe
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Ranked #39 of 374 Restaurants in Bethesda
Price range: US$20 - US$35
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 22 April 2014

Reliably good food and service. Open late. Easy parking.

Pleasant decor and outside dining in warm weather.

Thank DavidKTA
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Reviewed 9 April 2014

This restaurant is a wonderful choice if you are looking for a warm comfortable atmosphere for adults and children to enjoy a meal. Our waitress, Emily, was so very friendly and helpful explaining the menu and making suggestions for both drinks and entrees. We enjoyed adult comfort food on a cool rainy night after spending a very long day at the National Institute of Health. The seafood pasta was excellent, and I absolutely loved the flatbread. Even the children's mac n' cheese was homemade! We couldn't have chosen a more pleasant dining experience in Bethesda.

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Thank russofSNJ
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Reviewed 4 March 2014

For brunch, lunch or dinner, Cafe Deluxe manages to deliver consistently good food. Have to watch the time of day and the crowds because the voices carry in the barn-like room and the noise level can be difficult. Am on a low-sodium diet and the kitchen is flexible and can prepare many dishes for me that arrive in tasty form.

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Thank Lois C
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Reviewed 15 February 2014

Over the years, Cafe Deluxe has been a solid, consistent, and reliable restaurant - the stalwart of southern Bethesda restaurants. As we all know, restaurants typically slide after an energetic start, either in terms of food quality or service, but Cafe Deluxe has managed to maintain a dependable product.

We have been going here off/on for several years. It has never been our first choice, but every time we default to it, we walk out after the meal with an all around satisfaction. We even remark to ourselves that it should be our top choice next time. It is reasonably priced and every dish smacks of solid, talented home-cooking.

We've tried every corner of the menu options and never been dissatisfied and we are pretty good cooks ourselves. The wait-staff is always bright, engaging, and attentive. Its like a dependable older sibling.

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Thank Circumspect
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Reviewed 2 February 2014

The burger place where my husband and I were headed for a quick bite was closed. Café Deluxe was across the street, and accommodated us right away, a Saturday night at 5:30 pm. I was still craving a burger, and the one served here was perfectly cooked (rare as requested) and well seasoned. The shoestring fries were crispy and not overly salted. My husband said he liked his goat cheese salad, and the bite I had of his large lamb shank was tender and moist. The accompanying bread was fresh, served with butter that was spreadable. We received excellent service from Lewis who was cordial, friendly and attentive. I noticed other servers who appeared to smile and seem to actually liked their jobs. This made for a welcoming atmosphere. Even though we spent quite a bit more than originally planned for dinner, this meal was priced fairly and we enjoyed it.

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Thank maggiesueb
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