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Garden Cafe at Dover Downs

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$$ - $$$
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1131 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901-2008
+1 302-674-4600
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Magnolia, Delaware
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you like crab cakes, order the sandwich. No need to eat the whole bun; but the cake is delicious!

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Thank Gloria S
Suffolk, Virginia
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Ate breakfast at the Cafe one morning. I had the Short Stack of pancakes which consisted of two large pancakes. They were wonderful and all I needed.

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Thank Cricket1230
Easton, Maryland
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131 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us ate here before the Guess Who concert. The service was a little slow, but our waiter did give us a good recommendation for the two women and said they should split the Turkey Lavosh. They were glad they did and they did not need a take home box. They both said it was very tasty,. I had... More 

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Thank Specman728
Clinton
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love to eat here because the food is delicious & reasonably priced! the Fried Chicken & the Angus Burger is to die for too! (smile) The atmosphere is so pleasant, I love the waiter Mark because he's always attentive to his customers & he's a hard working person.

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Thank W1762RUdenisec
East Brunswick, New Jersey
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113 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After checking out the menu for dinner, we decided to eat here. There is a large variety of items on the menu and the prices were reasonable. My husband and our friends had the fried chicken and I had the turkey dinner. They all enjoyed their meal and so did I. All our food was very hot and good! Service... More 

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Thank MLOU19
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Even though there weren’t many people in the restaurant, it was difficult to “flag-down” a waitress, even after the hostess showed us to a table. It took a really long time to deliver the food. Although the menu looked pretty decent, the quality of the food was very disappointing – neither of us finished our meals. The waitress never came... More 

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Thank We-R-Voyagers
Rockville, Maryland
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437 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We were in Dover on a weekend morning and decided to try this restaurant for breakfast. A good decision. There are a lot of the chain restaurants in Dover for breakfast. This is not like them. A quiet and comfortable dining room and a very pleasant staff make this better at the start. All of the items are cooked to... More 

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Thank TomWall60
Middletown, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Didn't expect much from an in-house cafe but the food was really good. Had the soup/sandwich combo and the soup was clearly home made and tasty. The sandwich was huge for a 1/2 sandwich. Good quality roast beef. Greatest thing ever was the fresh, hot potato chips.

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Thank MitziMagic
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Located right on the casino floor this is a nice place to pop into any time of the day. The portions are quite large for their appetizers which is always great. Most of it is standard fare but their pulled pork nachos are huge as well as tasty.

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Thank Brandon F
Bel Air, Maryland
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

... if you didn't want to leave the hotel or pay high prices. Kitchen that serves the hotels room service also cooks for here. Portions are generous and the Crème Bruleee French toast is to die for. Club sandwhich could feed two people. Staff is courteous and attentive.

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Thank mbw244

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1131 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901-2008
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 302-674-4600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?