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The Cottage

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18 Main St., Ayer, MA 01432
978-772-2565
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Pizza

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Oatmas64134
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Ayer, Massachusetts
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Ayer, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

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.

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Ayer, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 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!

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central MA
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 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 

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Andover, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 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 

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Shirley, Massachusetts, United States
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Never eaten inside here. I have however ordered takeout. Food was good and worth the price...enjoyed it during the local parade and it hit the spot. The icecream was perfect!

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Ayer, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Food is awesome. Guy on the phone was very nice. Delivery was FAST and delivery guy was really nice too. $10 minimum for FREE delivery. Food is phenomenally priced and very affordable. Definitely our new takeout/delivery place. The shrimp is delicious so I'm psyched to try more of the menu!!!

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Shirley, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Everything I've ever had there was very good. Never a bad meal in the 3 years I've been going there. Very reasonable prices. The pizza is especially excellent with classic thin crust, flavorful sauce and a wide variety of tasty toppings. The staff has always been friendly, patient and very helpful which makes going there always an enjoyable time.

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Pepperell, Massachusetts
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

I reviewed this place from my first experience, and didn't care for the pizza at all. The owner offered me a free pizza to come in and try it again. My review was done from memory, and to be fair, I went in for a second try so I could review a recent meal here. The fact thatthe owner was... More 

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Shirley, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

We really appreciate this local business. Every year, the Shirley Play Board, a non-profit organization that made possible, with the help of LOTS of volunteers, the new elementary school playground, holds a free Day of Play. And every year, The Cottage sells us pizzas at a discount to help us raise money toward our efforts to improve local play spaces.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012

The best pizza around. Great and friendly service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18 Main St., Ayer, MA 01432
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Ayer
  • Phone Number: 978-772-2565
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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