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The Cottage Cafe Restaurant

33034 Coastal Hwy, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-3754
+1 302-539-8710
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pot roast” (49 reviews)
“duck fries” (67 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
33034 Coastal Hwy, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-3754
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Once again found our way back to cottage Café in Bethany Beach. Lucky enough to get Denise again in the bar area. Food has always been delicious and Denise was a gem. Great food and very reasonable prices. Can't wait to go back!

Thank Barbara J
Reviewed 3 days ago

Have eaten at Cottage Cafe numerous ties. Very good comfort food. Crab cakes were excellent the last time we went in September. Wait staff do a good job of taking care of our customers when they are not packed. Call ahead's available, and recommended during...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place will satisfy you. Simple as that. Haven't had a bad meal yet and I don't expect to. Everything we've had has been well received by myself and associates. Good service too. You will be happy you chose this place and your wallet will...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for breakfast and found a plentiful, nicely presented, breakfast buffet. A chef was making omelets to order, and there were Belgian waffle makers available, in addition to baked goods, meats, grits, pancakes, fruit and eggs. Our waitress was friendly, and efficient. A...More

Thank ACS716
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After dining out at mainly seafood restaurants for a week it is nice to go out for some home cooking. MaryLou's meatloaf and mashed potatoes was a hit for me, The pot roast was so tender and delicious and two in our party went for...More

Thank dashbutts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with my wife to their much touted weekend breakfast buffet - $13 per person. Arrived a good half hour before the end time of Noon. The biggest problem was that many of the buffet stations were empty and I had to chase down people...More

Thank Osprey_4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend and I ate here today and, once again, we were not disappointed! She had a Caesar Salad which was an ample amount and I had the crab twins which were delicious! At another time I ate here with a group of six and...More

Thank Chick8910
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoy going here. Definitely nothing fancy prices are perfect and they're open until 1 am and still serving food. The staff is always great all year round. Prices are perfect and it's very casual.

Thank Jason432
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here for dinner our first night in Bethany. My crab cake was delicious and my husband enjoyed the burger with the crab cake on top. The kids meals are a bit pricey (this was a trend everywhere). We came back for lunch a...More

Thank MoonliteMaven
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great for lunch or dinner. Good kids place. Comfort food at its best. Good service. Good prices. If busy they get you n quick. Go early to beat crowd.

Thank fitzpatrickge0rge
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Questions & Answers
1 April 2017|
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Response from MayMar | Reviewed this property |
There is a ramp, however you may wish to contact them to ensure that both wheel chairs may be accommodated: 302-539-8710 or email them.
Mary D
3 March 2017|
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Response from DuneFries | Property representative |
Hello, We don't take reservations but we do offer call ahead seating. How that works is you call within a half hour of your arrival and if there is a wait, your name would be put on the list at that point so when you arrive... More
Sharron G
26 December 2016|
Response from DuneFries | Property representative |
No, we aren't. sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 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
  • E-mail
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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