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The Cottage

) #7 of 46 Restaurants in Wellesley €€ - €€€ American, ,
190 Linden St, Wellesley, MA 02482-7933
+1 781-239-1100
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good44%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“fish tacos” (15 reviews)
Opens in 14 min
All hours
American, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
190 Linden St, Wellesley, MA 02482-7933
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A group of us went to the Cottage for dinner. The crab cakes were excellent, the Mezze platter was good except the flafels were cold. The drinks were good, except two in our group ordered Virgin Mojitos, which were not good. The mint in a...More

Thank Ashok K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plenty of parking located in a shopping center. Pleasant atmosphere,nice place to relax and eat lots of natural lighting during the day. Staff are friendly and don't rush you. The menu has lots of great options price range for the food over $10-25 I believe...More

Thank LadyYolanda411
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was perfect! Wonderful food and wonderful waiter that gave us time to choose the food, to talk (we were a 12 family party, from Spain and the US, getting together after a year!!). Fantastic chicken milanese, and white sangria

Thank Begoniav
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in, before dinner at home, following a full day in Boston, looking to have a glass of wine. We were told that you can't "just" have a glass of wine (or beer or cocktail) unless you ordered food. So, what would have been...More

Thank Theresa B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm plugging one of my favorite go-to restaurants, The Cottage. Whether it's for breakfast, brunch, or lunch (haven't been there for dinner yet :), I've enjoyed my meal and service each and every time! I wouldn't say that anything on the menu is going to...More

Thank AlexisAvila
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter had the kids chicken strips and french fries with a kids milk and the vanilla ice cream for dessert. I had the southwest salad. The kids meal wasn't anything special, and it was $9.50!! The salad was okay; not enough dressing. I also...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I went to The Cottage for a business lunch and it was packed! There was not a single table open at 1pm and we had to sit at the bar. The bar seems to be a one-person show- so between serving drinks at the bar,...More

Thank 429andreay
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Friendly atmosphere and attentive service. We were three........and we all had salads.........The lobster nicoise was very good, Nice place to meet the gals.

Thank connieiconi
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I think that most people that eat here have no clue about food, quality of or preparation . The wine choices are above average. Possibly a good place to drink , not eat.

Thank raymond p
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

What a great mix of cuisines. Excellent gluten free menu. Came for lunch. Prices ranges 12-20 per meal. Hamburger was delicious. Stuffed avocado was beautiful as very good. Our waitress was the best. Really friendly, great to our teen girls who were staving between soccer...More

Thank KB92012
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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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
The Cottage Wellesley has it’s origin in two different lifestyles. John grew up surfing the beaches of Southern California. Laura grew up in Wellesley and is the third generation in her family to have a business in town. Our decor, service and food reflect the casualness and familiarity of So Calif and the sophistication and warmth of New England. Please take a moment to say hello on your next visit. Welcome to the Cottage! — John + Laura
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