Maybe it was due to the fact
Maybe it was due to the fact that there was a large Easter Brunch crowd but it took quite some time four our waiter to show. My husband and I have enjoyed dinner here before and thought it would be a great place to try for brunch. My son ordered a salad from the "starter" menu and it showed up with his entre so he told the server he had wanted it before. The server gave it back to the waiter who then came hovering around telling us that he should have been told it was to be served before - one would think that the purpose of a "starter" is just that. My son said they could package it up and he would take it with him just because it was getting a bit uncomfortable for us sitting there with the waiter slowing down the whole process.
3/30/2013 5:00:00 PM
My favorite new spot in Del Ray
I cannot say enough good things about the food and especially the brunch here. The staff is great (with the exception of one of the hostesses who seems a bit overworked and surly, but don't let that dissuade you!) and very good at accommodating requests. The croissants are amazingly fresh and buttery and the use of a lot of local organic ingredients shows through in the food. A cute neighborhood spot that I hope will be around for years to come. Pleasantly unpretentious for such good food. Bright and sunny and comfortable. Did I mention the food is awesome?
3/30/2013 5:00:00 PM
LOVE Del Ray Cafe
adorably nestled in del ray, del ray cafe is a true gem. delicious french pastries galore (omg the chocolate croissant) and a nice array of brunch items (the salmon benedict was truly divine--best hollandaise sauce i've ever had) with some foodie-tastic options (pork belly!) as well. we waited a bit for our table to be ready even though we had a reservation, but the neighborhood is so quaint and the sun was shining, so we didn't mind much. the service was impeccable and the prices are so reasonable.
4/20/2013 4:00:00 PM
Second Time Better than First
And the first time ws excellent. Brunch the first time and celebratiing Mom's Day for dinner. Enjoy!
5/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great food, good service
Had a great brunch. Food to be excellent, fresh, and great space. Room we were seated in upstairs was a bit noisy, but probably largest room; will ask for other seating next time. But, food and service made up for it. Will definitely go back to try more delicious food options didn't get to try this time.
5/18/2013 4:00:00 PM
Great Girls Night Out
We loved the relaxed feel of this place. It was great for our "girls night out". We all ordered something different and everyone was pleased with what they ordered. We would definitely like to come back to try additional choices on the menu. Service was very friendly and very efficient.
5/22/2013 4:00:00 PM
Fantastic food and kid friendly for brunch. Only downside is at least 1 item on order is always wrong. 4-6 people usually in group, so not too bad, though.
5/27/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great Multigenerational Experience
Staff kindly arranged our table on first floor to accommodate baby carriage and elderly guest in our party. Handicap access and convenient parking space in rear. Favorite appetizers were lightly battered squid, soft-shelled crab, and escargot. Favorite entree was the daily special red snapper. Extensive wine list (bottles only). Desserts and espresso coffee were spectacular! Friendly service, accommodating of our taking photos with new baby. Learned that the father of two brothers who were serving works at the same international agency in North Africa as one of our guests. What a small world! Our guests enjoyed discussing the menu and ordering in French. Children's menu is special because of the many, healthy offerings.
8/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
We have never had a bad experience at Del Ray Cafe and can't wait until the next time we go! We typically like to bring out of town guests here because it is quaint and we are always able to get a table through OpenTable. The atmosphere reminds me of a place you would find in Charleston, SC...The service is wonderful and they are go out of their way to please you. We had six people in our group and everyone got something different off the brunch menu and every single person cleared their plates. Amazing!
10/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
Terrific weekend brunch spot
We had a variety of diners - my three-year-old, my aunt with particular taste, my highly-sensitive-to-salt mother, my corned-beef-hash husband - we all loved our food. Portions look a little small at first but turns out, the portions are perfect. We all had enough to eat and didn't have to be rolled out of there. Menu has terrific creative interpretations of traditional brunch favorites. Creative enough to be interesting, not so "foodie" to be intimidating. Space is a little tight and noise bounces around a lot. Coffee could be hotter. Servers were very attentive and friendly, food was terrific, kid brunch menu was great. We will definitely go back!
11/16/2013 4:00:00 PM