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Del Mar Bar & Bistro


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Del Mar Bar & Bistro is a popular Chatham nightspot for eating, drinking and socializing, featuring creative bistro entrees, wood fired thin crust pizzas, specialty drinks, an extensive wine list and a great selection of draft beer. Warm, contemporary atmosphere with a large bar. Dinner only. Live Jazz Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday in summer.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
American, Bar
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 February 2019 via mobile

WOW. Talk about first class. From start to finish this was a treat. Great service in a comfortable and classy environment. Food was outstanding.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank truesdaled
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

OK, this hard to explain ... we, a couple from Berlin, with highest standards in food and hospitaly usually have problems traveling the United States, though my family used to run a hotel in upstate NY ... we werde suprised to discover the Del Mar...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ArthurW382
Reviewed 11 January 2019

Another one of our must stops on our annual trip to Chatham, we always make reservations at least a month or two in advance, this place is always packed and always excellent service, presentation and food, another restaurant that we can't do apps and a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank atlantagor
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Still the best dining experience on the lower Cape. Great food, great variety, great cocktail and wine selections. Wonderful staff, always welcoming. Definitely our "go to place" when joining friends for dinner.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 16 November 2018

My wife and I came in for a drink and stayed for dinner! Sat in the bar area and enjoyed nice conversation with the bar staff and locals. Bread was amazing! We each had a cup of delicious clam chowder and split the catch of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank amyfranklin10s
Reviewed 14 November 2018

My wife and I were here for our anniversary and sat at the bar. We met some very nice people and had engaging conversations with them. Also met a couple who are related to some people we know well that live in our neighborhood, small...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 756LuciusS
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Now I know why it is tough to get a reservation to this restaurant. The food is very good and so is the service. We visited Del Mar for my birthday and to celebrate our son's engagement. They only had a 5:15 reservation inside the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cathycnh
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Congrats to John Zartartian and chef Maria Pollio with team for this unbelievable successful restaurant concept and implementation. We have been visiting a year ago and now again, and on a Tuesday night the restaurant was totally booked out. This is a place to come...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Burkhard042
Reviewed 31 October 2018

I’ve heard a lot about this place for some time and, with friends visiting for the weekend, we decided to give it a try. We had made a reservation beforehand so we got seated right away. The bonus was that they had enclosed and heated...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Mame90
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Make sure you get a reservation! They book up early, and you can tell why once you're there. A very expansive menu and everything was very good. If you're going to be in Chatham it's highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2018
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30 October 2018|
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Response from JohnZartarian | Property representative |
Yes, it was called Roo Bar. Was in this location from approximately 2004 to 2008. Hope that helps.
4 August 2018|
Response from JohnZartarian | Property representative |
Not terribly. We have bug screens on the walls. We try and put the two screens that are open down at sunset. We have Citronella candles. Naturally, there are some bugs but I don't think its a very bad situation. I... More
4 August 2018|
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Response from kc372 | Reviewed this property |
It’s screened in and large... I even think there’s AC out there. We’ve always been comfortable out there ...enjoy
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