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Cafe on 26

84 Atlantic Ave, Ocean View, DE 19970-9107
+1 302-539-2233
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“crusted salmon” (10 reviews)
“filet” (6 reviews)
“pretzels” (4 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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84 Atlantic Ave, Ocean View, DE 19970-9107
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed another excellent lunch with good friends. We all enjoyed a glass of wine with a half order of Caeser salad and a French onion soup! It was all superb with perfect service too! You need to go for yourself and see how awesome...More

Thank edkrause2
MariaF84AA, Owner at Cafe on 26, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Ed, Once again thank you for taking the time to let all know about the Cafe on 26. It was so cold out which makes it all the better for Homemade French Onion Soup. It's always a pleasure when you, Diane and your local friends...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The salmon was amazing. Lots of side dishes to choose from. My friend ordered the duck and she really enjoyed it.

Thank jamieocean
MariaF84AA, Owner at Cafe on 26, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Jamie, We are so glad you both enjoyed your dinner at Cafe 26. Thank you for taking the time to let others know about your experience here. We look forward to your return so you can try all our other homemade cuisine. Cheers....Maria

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to dinner on a Thursday evening and the 4 of us all loved our meals and the ambiance of this old house/restaurant. Two of us had the prime rib special.....all I can say is wow.....it was just wonderful. One of our guests had scallops...More

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MariaF84AA, Owner at Cafe on 26, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

John, We thank you for taking the time to write a review of your dining experience at The Cafe on 26. We all are so glad you and your guests enjoyed the evening and we look forward to your return to try out all of...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018

6 of us had New Years Eve dinner and it was awesome! Tried the Filet Mignon, while others had the prime rib, salmon and lobster tails. Everyone was impressed with the quality of the food and the service was outstanding. There was even a heated...More

1  Thank edkrause22018
thecafeon26, Owner at Cafe on 26, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Ed, Thank you for taking the time to let everyone know of your New Year's Eve dinner. It was a fun time that night and we enjoy seeing everyone enjoy themselves. Thank you for your continued support and bringing in new friends! Happy New Year...More

Reviewed 1 January 2018

Went to Cafe 26 on New Year's Eve. They advertised that they would have music and drinks in a tent outside but it was so cold, we could not enjoy this part of the evening. Out table was upstairs and although private the room had...More

1  Thank dianalstrohecker
MariaF84AA, Owner at Cafe on 26, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Diana, Thank you so much for taking the time to express your dining experience at Cafe 26. Yes, unfortunately that night was very cold, even though the tent was heated, it was hard for the heat to keep up with the cold. I am so...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017

Great for special occasions and every day, step above ordinary restaurants. Celebrated birthdays & anniversaries here and taken visiting freinds & family; they all enjoyed it.

1  Thank 483marilynp
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Planned a lunch with 6 good friends and enjoyed the food, service and friendship. Cafe on 26 is just an amazing restaurant located in Ocean View, DE on Route 26 just 2 Miles West from Bethany Beach, DE and more than worth the trip. The...More

Thank edkrause2
thecafeon26, Owner at Cafe on 26, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Ed, Thank you so much for a really great review which means a lot to all of us at Cafe 26. We work hard to offer the best fresh homemade food in the best environment. I am so glad you and your friends enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Cafe on 26 is one of the restaurants on the Cape Gazette restaurant card my Rotary Club is selling as a fundraiser. My wife and I visited there with another couple on a busy Friday night. We had a wonderful experience with great food and...More

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thecafeon26, Owner at Cafe on 26, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Dan, Thank you so much for coming down and giving us a try with your friends. We are glad you enjoyed your meal and service as we want everyone to have a unique dining experience. Tell all your friends and send them down. Good luck...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

The Cafe on 26 in Ocean View, DE is unquestionably the best restaurant in the Bethany Beach area. Excellent for lunch, dinner and special occasions! We just celebrated my wife’s birthday and had an awesome meal with outstanding service. You can count on The Cafe...More

Thank edkrause2
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We decided to go to our favorite restaurant for lunch one day. We always go here for dinner so we decided to go for lunch this time. We had French Onion soup and a 1/2 salad. Both were absolutely fantastic!! The service is perfect and...More

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Timoteo C
27 May 2017|
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Response from MariaF84AA | Property representative |
There is no Brunch on Sundays. Dinner starts at 4pm. Reservations are always highly recommended. Thank You!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 53
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 Atlantic Ave, Ocean View, DE 19970-9107
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Ocean View
  • Phone Number: +1 302-539-2233
  • E-mail
The Big Yellow House Located on the corner of Rt. 26 - Atlantic Avenue and Woodland Avenue, offering Fresh Local Seasonal Cuisine. Open Year Round Call for Current Hours Reservations Highly Recommended Full Bar Availability. Winner of 2017 Best of Delaware Delaware Today Magazine Readers Choice - Best American Restaurant, 2015 Winner - Battle at the Beach Chef Cook-Off, 2015 Winner - Culinary Genius Award for the Northeast Region. Executive Chef Jason Bostaph, 4 Awards - 2013 Best of Awards from Coastal Style Magazine - Best Chef Sussex County, Best Appetizers, Best Authentic American Cuisine and Best Coffee.
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