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18 Main St., Ayer, MA 01432
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Ranked #6 of 19 Restaurants in Ayer
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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  • English first
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English first
central MA
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
1 review
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
1 review
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
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 via mobile

The best pizza around. Great and friendly service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2011 via mobile

My son and I were looking for a new place to try burgers. These were tasty and 1/3 lb size. The fries were nicely seasoned. Order at the counter service. Plenty of inside seating as well as picnic tables outside. Very clean throughout. Will go back to try their pizza and ice cream.

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Additional Information about The Cottage

Address: 18 Main St., Ayer, MA 01432
Phone Number: 978-772-2565
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Ayer
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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