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The Cottage

€€ - €€€American, ,
190 Linden St, Wellesley, MA 02482-7933
+1 781-239-1100
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good43%
  • Average23%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“salad” (38 reviews)
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American, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
190 Linden St, Wellesley, MA 02482-7933
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Hadn't been there in a while. Liked the new decor. Lots of new items on the menu. The avocado toast was fabulous - two thick slabs of marbled toast smothered in avocado. Delicious! Grain bowl with beets was tasty and clean. The avocado salad was...More

Thank Mort77
Reviewed 1 week ago

The last day in March, lucky to find seat at the bar. Happy to see a special Gluten Free menu. They serve gluten free rolls on request. Service minded and friendly bar staff. Tastings: Pan roasted cod with shrimp scampi sauce served with shrimp and...More

Thank RCS3rd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food at the Cottage is dependably good, with some highlights such as the fish tacos, avocado toast and tuna nachos. There is a nice selection of salads. On two recent occasions, there were some wait staff issues and technical difficulties that led me to...More

Thank barbf59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I like how we can get dishes here that you may not have had for awhile - eggs Benedict and French toast! The potato’s were delicious!

Thank Sara T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the swordfish for dinner. The serving was small and overcooked. The salmon looked much better. The restaurant is very load and it was difficult to have a conversation.

Thank Theodore M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us had lunch here. There are several seating areas in the restaurant. We overlooked Linden Street but didn't hear any traffic noise. Lunch choices include salads, soups, sandwiches and combos thereof. We each chose a different combo. Everyone enjoyed their choices- tortilla...More

Thank CJ B
Reviewed 3 March 2018

The Cottage is located close to our home and formerly we loved the decor. It has recently been remodeled and I found the new decor to be ugly. About once a year I return to The Cottage in the hopes that they have figured out...More

Thank sisu3
Reviewed 4 February 2018

The Cottage restaurant recently re-opened after some renovations. I was at the Cottage a few times before, but swore I would not go back because of the noise level. I was hopeful that the renovations would dampen the noise, but was sadly disappointed. The food...More

1  Thank Wellsyank
Reviewed 1 February 2018

We made reservations for lunch and we were seated right away. My lamb burger was very good. My side salad was not good. Maybe it was too healthy. My wife's soup was served less than luke warm and she sent it back to be heated....More

Thank John D
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We were meeting my parents and daughter for brunch and chose this restaurant. We were able to reserve a table on Open Table. The restaurant is nicely decorated, with lots of natural light and space. We were happy to see many families there with young...More

Thank RobinSyracuse
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Response from JAMES B | Reviewed this property |
Its not my restaurant, but you can do better.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 190 Linden St, Wellesley, MA 02482-7933
    (Washington Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Wellesley
  • Phone Number: +1 781-239-1100
  • E-mail
Since 2007, The Cottage Wellesley has been a go-to, full-service, casual dining restaurant in Wellesley, MA for guests looking for fresh, clean, coastal cuisine with the comfort and warmth of New England hospitality. The Cottage Owners, John and Laura Wolfe, aim for the restaurant to be a dependable, comfortable, every-day eatery offering lunch and dinner daily and brunch on Sundays. The Cottage strives to bring fresh and honest product to the menu, sourcing local whenever possible, and pushes the creative culinary scene in Boston’s metro-west suburbs.
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