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Zel's Del Mar Cafe

1247 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014-2505
+1 858-755-0076
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“burger” (22 reviews)
“flat bread” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1247 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014-2505
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Review is about the coffee cart: good quality, good price, easy access, fast and friendly service. A regular stop. Recommended.

Thank Marvin W
Reviewed July 14, 2018

My favorite Del Mar restaurant for breakfast food! Their updated version of biscuits and gravy is pretty amazing! Pairs well with the bottomless mimosa option! You can't go wrong with their takes on eggs benedict also! They have the best dog treats for your patio...More

Thank scottijo
Reviewed July 9, 2018

3 of us went there had some drinks & burgers; Beef, Bison & Quinoa. I had the Bison but also tasted the Quinoa which was out of this world! Nice outdoor patio, Serves were v attentive & friendly.

Thank geronimo248
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Met a long-time friend here since we were in town for only a few days. It was a perfect location to catch up. We also had our dog so my friend recommended this place since they are very dog friendly. Plus our waiter was super.

Thank mags5252
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Met a friend for dinner and sat outside since we had our dog. They are very dog friendly since there were a few other dogs there. The waiter was so patient and friendly. The food was delicious and service was perfect.

Thank Stuart S
Reviewed May 7, 2018

We dined here on the patio 3 nights ago and had a very nice experience, so we returned......but #SnottyServer. We were going to order food but decided on a drink only b/c the server was snotty. Who wants to order a meal and support a...More

Thank Mrs. Zebra
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

This is the place for live music on Del Mar. The bar is always full of fun loving people and the food is good as well for a nosh.

Thank salesguytoo
Reviewed March 5, 2018

My wife and I had an excellent meal. My wife needed to avoid gluten and had a gluten-free flatbread pizza that she loved. She said it was the best gluten-free meal she has had. I would have given the place a 5, but my Carbonara...More

Thank mdsarch
Reviewed February 27, 2018

My husband and I were looking for a nice restaurant for the last dinner of our anniversary getaway. It seems like many places in Del Mar only offer a few Dinner Entrees while the rest of their menu is sandwiches and burgers. Zel's was no...More

Thank Paula B
Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by here for some lunch. The food was fab. I had avocado toast, simply delicious. My husband had a Mediterranean wrap which he enjoyed. The heated patio seating was welcomed. One downside was no baby change facilities but they do have high chairs.

Thank MurrayTripp
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March 22, 2016|
Response from Zels | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
We have 3 spots that actually belong to the restaurant however there is quite a bit of street parking in town and the library, which is just across the street, has open parking (all parking is 2 hours until after 6:00) We do... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1247 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014-2505
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: +1 858-755-0076
  • E-mail
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