The Cafe on 26

4.0 stars 4.0 out of 5 16 ratings
$$Celiac Friendly, Gluten Free Menu, Bread/Buns + 4 more
88% of 9 votes say it's Celiac friendly

84 Atlantic Ave, Ocean View, DE 19970

(302) 539-2233
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    3 ratingAugust 10, 2016

    A nice, quaint café. They claimed everything was gluten reality, most things can be made gluten free. Options for kids-chicken breast, gf Mac and cheese, grilled cheese. Very Pricey. Server was less than attentive and put off with our asking questions about cross contact. "We're very good at gluten free" was all he said. Food was ok. Our gf kids ate mashed potatoes for dinner.

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    1 ratingAugust 07, 2016

    When searching Bethany Beach, this place had the most reviews,so we tried it. A mistake! First greeted, the host stated "everything was GF". A quick look at the menu and we knew otherwise. We asked our waiter how the chicken noodle soup and the french onion soup could be GF. He said they use GF bread in french onion and cous cous instead of noodles. Pressed further and asked where do they get GF cous cous? He checked with the chef and said they were not GF and neither was the french onion. Service was very slow and don't be foolled by the $$ above...entrees were $25.00 - $50.00.

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    5 ratingJune 15, 2016

    shared the the grilled cheese and bacon on GF bread and the chicken salad sandwich on GF bread with my mom, both were delicious.

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    5 ratingMarch 25, 2016

    Great food and friendly service. Very celiac friendly with a wide variety of menu options. Gluten free bread baked in house. Nice atmosphere as well. Would definitely return!

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    5 ratingSeptember 29, 2015

    My husband and I ate a fabulous breakfast here. There were abundant gluten-free options and the wait staff were super friendly. The coffee is top notch too.

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    5 ratingSeptember 20, 2015

    Separate celiac kitchen. Owner & the chef are very knowledgeable. This is an adult atmosphere in an historic house. Great seafood, steaks & lamb. (It is the Cafe on 26 as in Rt. 26, the location of the Cafe.) Undoubtedly the best on Delmarva.

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    3 ratingAugust 06, 2015

    We have been here several times and I don't mind paying for really good local food. The meal was decent, however my 6 year old ordered noodles (not gluten free) with butter (out of red sauce with a side of carrots and green beans). It was served on a appetizer size plate and they charged me $12 for butter noodles and $4 for side of carrots and green beans. This meal cost about 2.00 in total. Worst thing my 6 year was still hungry after and we needed to stop for pizza. I was not about to order more.

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    1 ratingJuly 02, 2015

    Terrible Experience! Ordered a grilled cheese and roast beef sandwich. 40 minutes later we walked out. Server did not know what ingredients were used to make products gluten free.

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    5 ratingApril 10, 2015

    Outstanding service! Great atmosphere! Unbelievable GF menu. One of - if not, the BEST GF meals I've ever had!

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    5 ratingApril 01, 2015

    FABULOUS food. And I mean FABULOUS. My husband and I went for our anniversary dinner and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. We both got stuffed flounder topped with crab imperial...delicious!!! The best thing about the Cafe is being able to find GF crabcakes, crab bisque and desserts!!! We had cheesecake and a molten lava cake...holy COW were they good. LOVE the Cafe on 26...a "must visit" for those with a gluten intolerance/allergy! They have excellent lunches as well, and a nice selection of wine/alcohol, including our fave GF vodka - Tito's. ♡♡♡

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    5 ratingJuly 20, 2014

    Fantastic dinner and great service. I had the gf crab cake and peach cobbler! Both were delicious. We're definitely going back!

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    5 ratingMay 26, 2014

    an absolute favorite for several years! When we are vacationing in Rehoboth we make sure to include a meal at Cafe 26. Bit of a hike from Rehoboth but worth it for those with a gluten allergy!

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    5 ratingDecember 11, 2013

    Amazing selection of gluten free choices. Staff is incredibly knowledgable. Don't miss this place for a stress free dining experience!!

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    5 ratingFebruary 19, 2012

    YOU MUST PUT DAGSBORO INTO YOUR GPS (NOT MILLVILLE) OR YOU WILL NEVER FIND THE PLACE. Quaint, lovely little place with DELICIOUS food cooked to order, delightful staff, and reasonable prices. I had "crazy eggs", GF toast, GF cinnamon scone, and GF maple caramel. GF Kid 1 had eggs, sausage, key lime pie. GF Kid 2 had chicken salad sandwich & key lime pie. We all *loved* our food. The kids want to come back for every meal, every day of our vacation. :-) This meal was Sunday Brunch.h The non-GF people enjoyed their food too.

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    4 ratingFebruary 19, 2012

    google navigator had trouble with the address, but we found them after calling. web site is android wanted to use m., which does not work. This restaurant has gluten-free bread and bagles.

Gluten-Free Features

  • Bread/Buns
  • Celiac Friendly
  • Gluten Free Menu


  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Cafe
  • Lunch
11 am - 3 pm, 4 pm - 9 pm
11 am - 3 pm, 4 pm - 9 pm
11 am - 3 pm, 4 pm - 9 pm
11 am - 3 pm, 4 pm - 9 pm
11 am - 3 pm, 4 pm - 9 pm
11 am - 3 pm, 4 pm - 9 pm
4 pm - 9 pm

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