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Fish tacos were great and the crab ...
Fish tacos were great and the crab cake sandwich was mouthwatering.  Defines worth a visit when you're at Solomon's.
AR C. via yelp.com - Nov 13, 2020
Don't let the bland atmosphere ...
Don't let the bland atmosphere of the restaurant fool you, the food is exquisite. My daughter and I ordered the special brisket dish which was plentiful and flavorful. Maybe one of the best things I've eaten this year. Go there!
Heidi H. via yelp.com - Nov 7, 2020
Amazing!!!   High quality meals ...
Amazing!!!   High quality meals with so much flavor. I had the Pad Thai, and my wife had the Mediterranean.
Steve B. via yelp.com - Nov 6, 2020
Very good food and nice people ...
Very good food and nice people. The fish has always been delicious. The tables are socially distant and carry out is available too.
Laura M. via yelp.com - Nov 6, 2020
Really great food. It's super small though, plan to either wait or drink a little at the lounge beforehand. Everything on the menu is really good and really gourmet.
moe holliday via google.com - Oct 31, 2020
CD Cafe's salad that came with the crab burger was so fresh and delectable.
J T via google.com - Oct 29, 2020
We have never had a bad meal here ...
We have never had a bad meal here. The food is ALWAYS excellent. I got engaged in the dining room this past January so this restaurant means a lot to me. $2 mystery beer Fridays are the best deal ever!
S P. via yelp.com - Oct 28, 2020
I ordered the crab cake sandwich ...
I ordered the crab cake sandwich with a salad and a side of fries. Overall, it was a pretty good meal and the food tasted fresh!
Rebecca R. via yelp.com - Oct 28, 2020
Delicious as always!
Cathy T via google.com - Oct 24, 2020
Best shrimp tacos I have had. Great attention to detail and prep. Black bean soup was yummy too!
CS Keen via google.com - Oct 23, 2020
This is one of my favorite places in the area. I love the food I love the atmosphere I love the drinks. The specials are always unique and delicious. you must save room for dessert because they are all homemade and amazing.
Jeff Webb via google.com - Oct 20, 2020
I had the chicken artichoke Mediterranean ...
I had the chicken artichoke Mediterranean pasta and omg was it good! Enough for two or leftovers the next day for sure. Came back weeks later and had the salmon Caesar salad. It was meh especially for $20! Not even homemade croutons. Idk, maybe they had an off day, but you can't love everything from one place. Would definitely go the ... read more
Stephen N. K. via yelp.com - Oct 18, 2020
The food here is delicious every ...
The food here is delicious every time. As of late, we have only gotten takeout but I've eaten at the restaurant a few times before. I really love the bistro burger and the savory cheesecake.
Tina L. via yelp.com - Oct 10, 2020
Delicious, get the savory cheesecake ( I put leftovers on my bistro burger) ... read more
Craig Branson via google.com - Oct 9, 2020
Excellent Fish!
The CD Cafe is a small Restaurant and does not look too inviting - but the food was amazing: sword fish and tuna, both perfectly cooked, with tasty vegetables and just delicious. The desert was a excellent creme brûlée.
Prizzis via tripadvisor.ca - Oct 6, 2020
Best Food on the Bay
Incredible food , served with an artistic flair , excellent service , Michelle did an incredible job catering to our needs , great food recommendations , maybe some of the best food on the bay , try it ... read more
royclittle via tripadvisor.ca - Oct 3, 2020
I may visit here again just to try this place again. Our food came out pretty late but I forgot right away after I tasted the food. It seems many customers came in right before us. Kids meal was great too! I regret that we did not think about the desert.
Miran Park via google.com - Sep 29, 2020
All 6 of us took our first bite about the same time, and audible mmms came from all at once! I've got a new favorite place in Solomon's, amazing food and great service. The bread was so good that we put in an order for seconds, it was right out of the oven, with perfect crust, taste and warmth. We can't wait to come back!
Glen Fromm via google.com - Sep 27, 2020
Everything here is amazing. Friendly service, limited seating right now but worth the wait. If you're on the fence, get the savory cheesecake appetizer. It sounds a bit strange but you'll love it! Creme brulee or key lime pie are a must for dessert.
Danielle B via google.com - Sep 23, 2020
The place is the absolute BEST restaurant on Solomons Island!!!
Olen Jones via google.com - Sep 23, 2020
Nice staff, spaced out tables (we took out), great food. Food was expensive but worth it!
Jon H via google.com - Sep 21, 2020
Perfect salmon dish!
Pan roasted salmon, over risotto, with artichoke hearts, pine nuts and spinach - what a wonderful combo!
MrandB via tripadvisor.com - Sep 21, 2020
Sandwich was Amazingly Huge
Luckily we shared a sandwich because it was absolutely huge! And delicious! The steak fries were a nice touch in a unique shape! Cocktails were wonderful as well!
Amy M via tripadvisor.com - Sep 21, 2020
Great food every time!
Gordy Patten via google.com - Sep 18, 2020
Quick service, Great meal
Ordered carry out dinner to take back to our little Airbnb accommodation to eat overlooking the water. We called the order in and it was only about 5 minutes wait after we arrived to pick it up. Being that I have started a lifestyle change,...I keep tabs on my portions and was able to order steak at the correct portion size just for ... read more
tojojijo via tripadvisor.com - Sep 18, 2020
Incredible culinary delight! Everything we tried was excellent. The way that the spices are layered provides a subtle yet intense experience. Friendly and attentive service with a cozy ambience. So good that we are returning tonight. Definitely recommend!
Dwayne Haines via google.com - Sep 9, 2020
CD Cafe owner, Warren, and Chef Aaron did an amazing job catering my wedding in August 2020. My husband and I had to change our original plans drastically, and Warren and Aaron were willing to accommodate us in any way possible to help make our celebration special. The salmon and sirloin entree was absolutely delicious and the raspbe ... read more
Michelle Denny via google.com - Aug 31, 2020
If Google had ten stars, they would get it. We travel two hours each time to go to CD Cafe. The innovative menu, the friendly staff, the fresh ingredients, the wine and drink list - all divine. There are no trendy just to be on trend things here, everything is considered carefully for the seasonal ingredients and the chef talent runs ... read more
Deena Kilmon via google.com - Aug 24, 2020
You will not go wrong! The food is incredible, especially the crab cakes. I had walked in and they were in the process of shutting down early since it was a slow night. They were able to make a meal for me which I was so grateful for as I literally had held off on eating dinner so I could make CD's!! I will be going back sooner than ... read more
Christopher Robinson via google.com - Aug 23, 2020
Loved the shrimp tacos. Black bean soup wasn't one I would order again.
Denise Inman via google.com - Aug 23, 2020
Best Gyro I have ever tasted in my life!!! Also the desserts were really good.
Heather via google.com - Aug 21, 2020
And The Winner Is . . . .
One of the best ‘non-secret’ joints in town. Our wait to be seated for dinner was a little longer than usual (due to Covid precautions) but entirely worth it! Caesar salads for the most part to me are unimpressive interludes before ‘The Meal’. Well not...More ... read more
fkirkyoung via tripadvisor.com - Aug 16, 2020
Calvert County, MD
We enjoyed our recent stay on beautiful Solomon's Island in Calvert County, MD. Ann Marie Gardens is a great place to visit for a shady walk amongst interesting sculptures and fairy gardens. Lots of good eating - we enjoyed The Lighthouse, and CD Cafe. Stop...More ... read more
beckysT2413VH via tripadvisor.com - Aug 13, 2020
Awesome experience! Food and drinks were fantastic and the service was awesome. The chef puts together some interesting fusion dishes that are unique and the one I ordered was absolutely fantastic!
Matt Ruebs via google.com - Aug 9, 2020
My family and I were walking around ...
My family and I were walking around a searching for a good place to eat after driving through traffic to get to Solomons Island. After looking at reviews of the different restaurants, the CD Cafe seemed to be the best, and boy were we impressed. They offer inside spaced out seating and all the staff had their masks on properly (mask ... read more
Sam L. via yelp.com - Aug 9, 2020
We were leaving Solomon's Island ...
We were leaving Solomon's Island when I spotted this place serving espresso and pastries, so we pulled over to get some dessert. We actually ate in the Nextdoor lounge section. The hostesses for both CD Cafe and Nextdoor were very friendly. The lounge was very cozy and they spaced the tables out to maintain social distancing. Our des ... read more
Kelly K. via yelp.com - Aug 9, 2020
Great service and gourmet dishes. Love their seafood creations.
James Darcey via google.com - Jul 31, 2020
Good lunch!
David Tustin via google.com - Jul 29, 2020
Great food at a decent price and ...
Great food at a decent price and and a great location. Would definitely comeback when things are back to normal.
Felix R. via yelp.com - Jul 25, 2020
Amazing fresh and tasty food ... read more
L. Barbieri via google.com - Jul 21, 2020
The savory cheesecake appetizer was excellent. Entrees and desserts were all amazing as well. Great service with social distancing in place.
Kristy Howell via google.com - Jul 18, 2020
Four of us came to eat and we each had something different. We were all more than pleased with our food!!!
gayelyn lang via google.com - Jul 17, 2020
Excellent food. The service is wonderful and everyone is so very nice & friendly. I've eaten there multiple times since they have opened and they continue to uphold their standards. There are not many restaurants that you can honestly say that about!
Don H via google.com - Jul 16, 2020
Simply wonderful!! The gyro was delicious, and our server was delightful. Great job!
Karley McGrady via google.com - Jul 14, 2020
Came here for a late dinner. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The food is very creative, but more importantly so good. I recommend trying something new because the combinations just work. The furniture and decor is nicer than most. Candles at dinner plus good lighting and quality tabletops. I'm looking forward to coming bac ... read more
Josh Poland via google.com - Jul 10, 2020
Small place but huge flavor in ...
Small place but huge flavor in their menu!  There was so much to choose from but I decided on shrimp tacos - awesome!!  The service was top notch and super friendly.  If you stop in Solomons Island you must eat here.   I highly recommend.
Lynn S. via yelp.com - Jul 5, 2020
Food was delicious! It was our first time there, my husband and I were blown away at how amazing everything was. We most certainly will be back.
Holly Hare via google.com - Jul 4, 2020
Rock fish tacos special Damm good ... read more
Edward Dolan via google.com - Jul 2, 2020
The Gyro is amazing ... read more
Aubrey Hill via google.com - Jul 2, 2020
Small cozy place, good food, good service ... read more
Jim Engle via google.com - Jun 29, 2020
Short wait, friendly staff, amazing ...
Short wait, friendly staff, amazing delicious food, solid portions, reasonable prices, good beer list.  Lived up to all the great recommendations I've gotten from friends since moving here. 5/5.
Joseph S. via yelp.com - Jun 28, 2020
Had my first experience with the ...
Had my first experience with the CD Cafe last evening.  OUTSTANDING!  I had the best crab cake I've ever eaten.  The blueberry desert was the evening topper. I can't say enough about the positive experience. Everyone should try this place.
R H. via yelp.com - Jun 26, 2020
Great food ... read more
Sarah Vince via google.com - Jun 9, 2020
Staff is always friendly and happy. Food is never shy of amazing. The atmosphere is cozy and warm feeling but always the right temperature.
timmy grube via google.com - Jun 8, 2020
Had the buffalo chicken wrap. Usually ...
Had the buffalo chicken wrap. Usually I'm hesitant to anything with buffalo sauce because it can be very heavy... this wrap was amazing. It was filled with melted cheese and had a nice herb flavor. Got fries as a side and they were perfectly seasoned and piping hot. Thoroughly enjoyed my meal. The girls who took my order were also ve ... read more
Tanisha D. via yelp.com - Jun 4, 2020
If there was another star to add ...
If there was another star to add they should have it. We picked up salmon and crabcake entrees for lunch today. Spectacular food. Great service. So well done. In addition the hygiene practices are exemplary. If only our other stores were this careful! BRAVO and THANK YOU.
Susan C. via yelp.com - May 20, 2020
Best food, very welcoming staff, constantly great character. They charge reasonable pricing and the food quality is very good. Great work.
Pedro Braden via google.com - May 19, 2020
There's always a waitlist to eat ...
There's always a waitlist to eat here, but once you sit down and eat here you'll understand why. Their Brunch menu has a wide variety to choose from that you'll struggle to decide on your meal. But always leave for dessert because they're to die for!
Evelyn H. via yelp.com - May 18, 2020
best place to find stuff you are looking for
best place to find stuff you are looking for ... read more
Scott Brandon Presler via facebook.com - May 15, 2020
Ordered dinner for the entire family ...
Ordered dinner for the entire family and food was fresh and very delicious. Service was fast and friendly. Thank you so much for staying open for the community. Really helps to be able to treat ourselves during this crazy time and give moms a break from cooking!
Missy A. via yelp.com - May 5, 2020
Wonderfull, varied menu. Every meal has been nothing but excellent. Probably the best in Solomons
Wonderfull, varied menu. Every meal has been nothing but excellent. Probably the best in Solomons!
Richard Blake via facebook.com - Apr 30, 2020
OMG....we were so glad to hear that the Cafe would be open for carry-out. My husband insisted on eating there for his 50th birthday. We ordered the crab cake and pork chop entrees. They both were super fantastic. Thanks for making my husband's birthday extra special. Take care and be well.
Kelly Hewitt via google.com - Apr 28, 2020
Our dinner was very good, highly recommended trying The CD Cafe!!
Our dinner was very good, highly recommended trying The CD Cafe!!
Kenny Hall via facebook.com - Apr 18, 2020
I've only been here once and it ...
I've only been here once and it was very good quiet cozy hopefully they're still in business after their quarantine then we can go back again ... read more
Michael W. via yelp.com - Apr 18, 2020
If I could give them 6 stars on ...
If I could give them 6 stars on this review I would! We had their Risotto special with a salad and three kids cheeseburgers this evening for take out (because COVID-19) and it was amazing.

We've picked up food from three or four local restaurants over the past few weeks, to provide them with some continued income and to have
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Kevin C. via yelp.com - Apr 7, 2020
Just had an amazing, delicious salmon takeout dinner from CD Cafe! During this time of worry and anxiousness it was a great diversion! Thank you so much!! Hats off to everyone at CD Cafe!
Terry Shannon via google.com - Mar 30, 2020
Everything! Obviously the food is 5-star, but also the staff, the selection, the furnishings and ju
Everything! Obviously the food is 5-star, but also the staff, the selection, the furnishings and just the welcoming environment brings us back time & again!
Jason Stemmers via facebook.com - Mar 19, 2020
Very good food ... read more
Randy Martin via google.com - Mar 14, 2020
I'm a local Calvert County resident ...
I'm a local Calvert County resident, so I've been to Solomon's Island quite frequently.  I had not, however visited this place until today.  My mother raves about this place so we took her for her birthday.  Solomon's waterfront views are awesome as you enter.  This place is across the street from the waterfront.  Easy seating for a ... read more
Duane C. via yelp.com - Mar 11, 2020
Love it here!!
Debby Showalter via google.com - Mar 9, 2020
Food was excellent as usual. Five of us had full meals and desserts. Service was sparse and could have been better. None of our drinks were refilled until long after we had eaten while other tables seemed to be well attended. Unfortunate because previous visits the service was as good as the food and I tip very well.
Shaun Donnelly via google.com - Mar 7, 2020
Great place to dine
CD Cafe, the name does not do this delectably delicious restaurant. Although small in physical footprint, the food carries huge flavor and a great menu. One of our go to places to eat in Solomon’s. Call ahead to be sure you don’t have to wait...More ... read more
Curtis S via tripadvisor.com - Mar 6, 2020
Consistenly delish.
I have been a frequent costumer at CD cafe. Curried chicken is my favorite, While my husband loves their interesting specials. A few steps away is the boardwalk on the Patuxent River. Small but cozy. However, not a very romantic because=use the tables can be...More ... read more
FellowTraveler13754 via tripadvisor.com - Mar 5, 2020
Gyro was awesome. nice sizes and friendly service.
Gyro was awesome. nice sizes and friendly service.
Diana Graves Gunther via facebook.com - Mar 5, 2020
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