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Cafe Mirage

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12817 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-4716
+1 443-664-5687
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Bethany Beach, Delaware
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

I love this owner operator restaurant! Great food, lovely service, easy location. I've come here for several years. It is consistently good. Great people, too.

1 Thank Sparrowj55
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely delicious food in an unexpected environment. Small, but upscale including nice outdoor dining option. Reasonable prices, friendly staff. Awesome.

1 Thank HedyHaven
Cockeysville, Maryland
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

When we walked in the front door I almost turned around and left. It looked like a sandwich shop. We only stayed because of the good reviews here. I am so glad we did! We were there for dinner the last day of Sun Fest. The weather was good so we decided to eat on the patio. The patio has... More 

2 Thank MissKittysMom
New Castle, Delaware
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428 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

My wife and I recently visited Ocean City and we try to check out different restaurants each time. We found the Cafe Mirage and ventured in. This was a very nice place, small but comfortable and the food and service was very good.

Thank Curt K
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193 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

This place is a cute little cafe hidden in a shopping center tucked away in the corner. But once you find it you're on your way to a satisfying meal. We had the fried green tomatoes topped with shrimp, crab cake and Mahi mahi sandwich. A few suggestions to the chef, thinner sliced tomatoes on the fish sandwich and less... More 

Thank seetheworldb4ureyes
Fogelsville, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Don't get me wrong I very much enjoy the festive and social aspects of your typical crab cracking beach dining establishments. With that being said, Cafe Mirage is a breath of fresh air providing a wide variety of innovative and interesting culinary offerings traditionally limited to cool, off the beaten track, urban establishments. My wife enjoyed a delicious seafood pasta... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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421 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

No chain here; a real chef with a real menu that has highs and not so highs. Get away from the over steamed food and enjoy. Butternut squash soup was superb.

Thank GypsyTraveller94
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Cafe Mirage is an intimate little restaurant with great food. The atmosphere is quieter than most places in OCMD. Prices are reasonable, portions are large. Nice selection of food. Reservations recommended because it is so small. We had a truly delightful evening there with friends.

Thank Beth R
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

The best! Fresh, flavorful. Fantastic! Great service, great prices, great meal! Coming here for the past 3 years, location is quaint, and they take reservations.

Thank Marie1961_10
Rutherfordton, North Carolina
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

We were looking for a nice place for dinner out last night in Ocean City so checked Trip Advisor. This place was listed as the #1 rated place and we discovered why. Everything single thing our group ordered was the best that we had ever eaten. The server was also very attentive and helpful. Will definitely add this to our... More 

Thank Debbie W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12817 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-4716
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 443-664-5687

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?