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Debacle - CLOSED

20 Baltimore Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
302-212-2050
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CLOSED
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations

21 reviews from our community

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English first
Aston, PA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We were at the Clear Space Theater next door and it was recommended to do dinner here. With our theater tickets, we got a 10% discount. We decided to go before the show and we got wonderful service. We went on the recommendation of the waiter for our meals and they were delicious. It was our anniversary and the artistic... More 

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Washington, DC
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109 reviews 109 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We’ve been coming to Rehoboth for years, but this was the first time we saw Debacle, an underground hideaway on the beach block of Baltimore Avenue. And what an amazing find! First of all, if you are gluten-free this place is a MUST – their menu is now 100% gluten-free! This was the first time I was ever able to... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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97 reviews 97 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

For a true change of pace, Debacle will do the trick. The downstairs restaurant has an intimate feel to it, despite its spaciousness. Very comfortable spacing of the tables, with lots of interesting, unique artwork on the walls. The menu offers just enough selections to feature something to please everyone, all at very reasonable prices, in the $20 - $25... More 

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Our visit started out well. We were seated without a reservation (now I know why), the place was nicely decorated with a cute bar in the corner, and the seats were very comfortable. We were seated by our waitress, and there were only two other occupied tables. We asked for the gluten-free (GF) menu since it was advertized to have... More 

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Lewes, Delaware
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Owner/chef (formerly of Cafe Sole) never disappoints. Atmosphere is comfortable and fun. Food is originally presented and flavorful. Black and tan hummus appetizer was generous and very fresh. Crab bisque equally flavorful and not too salty. Entrees of soy-glazed salmon (presented w/spicy fruit salsa on wilted spinach - no starches) and creamy shrimp risotto (expect creamier than Italian risotto) were... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

My daughter and I returned to dinner here after eating here last year! The menu is reasonable and has a good variety. It is in the basement, so hard to find from outside, but once you are downstairs, it is decorated nicely. There was live music, but since it was a Tuesday night, we and one other table were the... More 

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Going to a production at clear space then have dinner here. Your ticket gets you a10% discount on your food. This restaurant is in the same building as the theatre. The food was good the service very good, the decor nice and light. Try this one.

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We went to Debacle because of it's proximity to Clear Space Theatre where we had tickets for a show. What a find! The atmosphere is upscale yet cozy, with nicely upholstered seating. The tables were not too close together, making it easy for a quiet conversation. The food was very reasonably priced. The filet mignon was prepared and cooked perfectly,... More 

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Leonardtown, Maryland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

This place had a lot of potential, but missed. It was kind of a lounge, yet looked like a warehouse. Hard to describe. Picture a loading dock with old cushiony chairs! The singer was good when in tune, but VERY 1940's. The food was average. The crab "cake" was not great...can't touch Maryland crab cakes. A good one time place...wouldn't... More 

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Lower Gwynedd, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

My family went this past weekend to Debacle for our second visit. Our first visit two months ago was pleasant enough. In the meantime,I saw a lot of great Tripadvisor great reviews. I thought we would revisit Debacle to see why it was so praised. I failed to see what was so special. The meal was ordinary. There was no... More 

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Additional Information about Debacle

Address: 20 Baltimore Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
Phone Number: 302-212-2050
Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Rehoboth Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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