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Cottonwood Bistro

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American, Cafe, Contemporary
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1710 6th St, Brookings, SD 57006-2329
+1 605-692-8938
07:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Mon 07:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Centennial, Colorado
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192 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Nice little bistro with good vegetarian options The atmosphere was okay but surprised about the empty display cases where you think they would have pastries. Otherwise, my veggie wrap was good and prices were reasonable.

Thank Flygirl_1350
South Dakota
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87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This destination is a great downtown neighborhood location. Artists share their works on the walls, fresh roasted coffee is available, and you will see a little of everyone come in and out through the day. Watch your step, the wood floors are old and charming. During college days, this is a college-age study location.

Thank Charmaine H
bkx sd
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Comfortable coffee house. Staff has typically been excellent and responsive. During peak times, the kitchen can get backed up but this has not ever affected the quality of the food that comes out of it. It's all good.

Thank scott p
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We knew very little about Brookings and found this spot by chance when seeking out breakfast on a Sunday morning. Counter service, friendly staff. A nice start to the day.

Thank M-J-M-Mpls
Brookings, South Dakota
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

This use to be a delightful coffee spot with homemade goodies and great staff. Not any more. The waitress got my order wrong, brought out cold eggs and toast made of poor quality bread that must have been toasted a week before with a thimble full of runny preserves for the toast. She forgot to bring us silverware, refused to... More 

1 Thank Sue G
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2016

It's really difficult to keep me out of Cottonwood - the drinks are amazing, the people are friendly and the food is delicious. I had the grilled cheese and it was AMAZING!

Thank bpeick2
Brookings, South Dakota
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

What a lovely place. Great coffee, simple and delightful atmosphere, central location and awesome egg dishes!

Thank Anabragahenebry
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 February 2016

The service was very poor. The barista did not ask me what I wanted. He just stood there and gawked at me. I liked the coffee I ordered, but it took a very long time to make even though it wasn't busy.

Thank tori v
Rapid City, South Dakota
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Stopped and had breakfast. Everything was fine except for the bacon. Overlooked in the microwave. Very surprised it was put on my plate and serve.

Thank F3726VAgregl
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62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Stopped in for an early cup of coffee and to read the paper. Very good coffee and a nice atmosphere to relax in while I sipped y cup. Only one barista on duty but she was excellent at multitasking.

Thank Marcia O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1710 6th St, Brookings, SD 57006-2329
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Brookings
  • Phone Number: +1 605-692-8938

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