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Cactus Cafe

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37 N Dupont Hwy, Selbyville, DE 19975
302-436-2750
Today
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
luna cactus cafe

Cactus cafe has the best fish tacos around!!!! We do take out and its quick and easy for us!!! buy them a lot!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
janet f
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Selbyville, Delaware
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Selbyville, Delaware
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Cactus cafe has the best fish tacos around!!!! We do take out and its quick and easy for us!!! buy them a lot!!!

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Berlin, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This was a surprisingly excellent experience for me since I'm not a huge fan of Mexican cuisine. Luckily, the friendly wait staff pointed out the menu offers something for everyone. I'm a huge seafood lover so, I order the crab stuffed burritos in a creamy sauce. Delicious!!!!! If you love Margarita's, you'll love the huge pitcher-size they offer for your... More 

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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

First time eating at the Cactus Café very authentic looking Mexican restaurant. I was excited to go because I had heard good things about this place. On this evening I had the steak fajita very very tasty served on a sizzling platter. A generous portion of flat iron steak and onions, served with soft taco shells and a side of... More 

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Ocean View, Delaware
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62 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Once again we found Cactus Cafe outstanding in every respect. Amazing food and WOW service. We pass four Mexican places on the way to Cactus Cafe at least once a week.If they don't have it on their menu they will always try to please.This place is a hidden GEM.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Husband and I were traveling and stopped in for Mexican food but tried the specials instead. The rock fish stuffed with crab imperial was perfect and the thick chop pork chop topped with fried onions, peppers and chorizo sausage was delicious. Our servicer was friendly, even the owner came out to say hi. Highly recommended.

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Clearfield, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We loved this place! The food was excellent and the atmosphere was really nice. The server was very knowlegable about the dishes and was very friendly and helpfull. We will definetly go back to the Cactus Cafe every year when we visit Ocean City!

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

If you like Mexican food, and its variations with seafood, this is a great place to go. It has the atmosphere more of a year-round "locals" place than a summer tourism place for the Fenwick Island and Ocean City MD crowd. But it's only a few miles back from the ocean highway and was not crowded on a Wed. night.... More 

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Ocean View, DE, United States
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We have been many times to Cactus in Selbyville. The staff is always friendly and responsive. All our trips there now are for our granddaughter, who loves the place. When we first started going years ago, the meals were fresh,and vibrant. Then, over time the quality seemed to fade. I also noticed we were being charged full price for each... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

There aren't many restaurants on Dupont Hwy en route to Ocean City. Our teenagers were starving and we weren't sure if we should hold off another 20 minutes until we arrived in OC or stop. We didn't have high expectations when we pulled in to Cactus Cafe. We were greeted so warmly and sat right away. Within minutes we had... More 

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Fenwick Island, Delaware
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119 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We went to Cactus café late on a Saturday night, so the restaurant was not crowded. It was lively however, as the owner was talking to some of the customers, one of whom apparently was celebrating her birthday. Shortly after we sat down, he started singing “Happy Birthday” and the whole restaurant joined in. We were served chips and salsa.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 37 N Dupont Hwy, Selbyville, DE 19975
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Selbyville
  • Phone Number: 302-436-2750

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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