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37 N Dupont Hwy, Selbyville, DE 19975
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Ranked #7 of 37 Restaurants in Selbyville
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Ocean View, Delaware
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53 reviews 53 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
3 helpful votes 3 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
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
14 helpful votes 14 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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Selbyville, Delaware
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113 reviews 113 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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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Ocean City, Md
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160 reviews 160 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Another great authentic Mexican dinner.....great food, great service and the atmosphere feels like Mexico. Love this place when we are in the mood for Mexican

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New York City, New York
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164 reviews 164 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My wife and I stopped at the Cactus Care in Selbyville on Tuesday. There are two branches but we stopped at the route 113 original. The premises are old as is the restaurant itself having had a good 20 year run. It needs a renovation but the food is excellent and is really the only top level Mexican we have... More 

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Perry Hall, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Anytime we are in the area we make it a point to stop in for some quality Mexican food! Great food, prices, and staff.

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Additional Information about Cactus Cafe

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

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