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18 Main St., Ayer, MA 01432
+1 978-772-2565
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Tue - Wed 10:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Ayer, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We stopped by on our way home from work one evening and ordered a small cheese and a large buffalo pizza, which wasn't on the menu. Came to $32 - $28 for the buffalo.

Thank Lizzie954
1 review
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I loved the Cottage ever since the first time I ordered food from them. The delivery was extremely fast, and the food was even better. I loved the pizza and burgers, probably better than most upscale restaurants, and not only that, but it was delivered extremely fast. You can't get any better than that.

Thank Jacob S
Boston, MA
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped at The Cottage on my way home from the Medicine Shoppe. It was a spir if the moment. First time there in the 4.5 years I have lived in Ayer. Ordered a small cheese pizza and a small Italian sub with mayo, lettuce and pickles. Toasted. To go. Took the pizza and sub home... the cheese pizza had a... More 

Thank Tito P
Holliston, Massachusetts
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We accidentally found this cute little hole in the wall while out with our grandson. There is no table service, but you order your food at the counter and then it is delivered to your table. While the menu is not vast, but has variety. I got the fried shrimp, small order - which is perfect as I did not... More 

Thank Kathleen P
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Not much in way of atmosphere. We always order take-out. Our only experience is the pizza. It's not too thin crispy crust is hard to beat.

Thank Fun2travel222
Boston, Massachusetts
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The Cottage has the best pizza in Ayer. Their subs aren't bad either. They do free delivery, and you can also eat in (interior isn't bad, but it's about the same McDonalds - paper plates and cups, not a fine dining experience). the Hawaiian is one of the best pizzas ever. The signature Cottage is also very good.

Thank PMayes
Ayer, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Whenever something good happens in my life, I go to the Cottage for ice cream and pizzas. The service is great, the food is superior, and they are constantly renovating to stay ahead.

Thank Oatmas64134
Ayer, Massachusetts
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015

We have only had the cottage for delivery which has been great. You can order on their website and they always delivery quite fast. They make very good hot sandwiches/pizza and the milkshakes are amazing!

2 Thank James A
central MA
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2014

I had been hesitant to believe the reviews I had found about The Cottage given how low the prices were. But I went today with some family and friends and all 7 of us were thrilled. Each meal was delicious, the restaurant was clean and pleasant, and the staff was friendly and accommodating. I assume they keep prices down by... More 

2 Thank amber4949
Andover, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2014

So glad to find a sandwich/pizza shop near the start (or end) of the Nashua River Rail Trail! We love to ride south from Dunstable and have lunch, then ride back north again. For a while we didn't know this place was there. It's a little ways from the terminus of the trail, but not much (.1 mile?). Once you... More 

2 Thank Donna C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Main St., Ayer, MA 01432
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Ayer
  • Phone Number: +1 978-772-2565

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