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Original Cottage the Family Restaurant

26545 Hwy 18, Rimforest, Lake Arrowhead, CA 92378
909-337-1212
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English first
Newport Beach, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We visited yesterday, drove up for the day. I had checked with Trip Advisor and I'm glad I did.!!! Definitely a family place with generous portions of delicious home style food. The garlic knots are huge and delicious the platter fed all five of us. I had the California burger and fries. Both were awesome, especially the fries. The rest... More 

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Lake Arrowhead, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Great family atmosphere, wonderful staff. Food was fantastic. Huge salad! Pizza was off the hook!! Good was served in a timely manner even though they were very busy.

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Los Angeles, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

On your way to Lake Arrowhead stop in at The Cottage . . a favorite for locals and tourists alike. The restaurant is small but the portions are huge! Be ready to ask for a box to take half of your order with you. They serve an all American diner-style menu. And it will become a "must stop" for you... More 

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Lake Arrowhead, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I have been for lunch and dinner but this was my first breakfast visit. Portions were huge, service was great and went home with leftovers. You can't beat the price for the quality and size of the meal! Will definitely eat breakfast here again.

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Lake Arrowhead, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We just moved to the mountain and my husband was craving pizza. We drove to the other "top rated" pizza restaurant on a Wednesday early evening only to find it was closed for "oven servicing". My husband insisted that he saw a sign for pizza in Rimforest. I insisted he was thinking of Domino's. But lo and behold he pulled... More 

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California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The food is awesome and served in generous portions. My favorites are the meat ravioli and Reuben sandwich and my husband loves the calzone and pastrami sandwich. Their creamy balsamic dressing is delicious too! Plus, the owners are the nicest people and the servers are very friendly and efficient! Highly recommend! (The only down side to the restaurant is it's... More 

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Lancaster, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I went to lunch here with a group of 18. The server handed our huge group with grace and a smile. Our group ordered some garlic knots and the portion was so huge that we shared it with our entire group. Everyone was happy with the quality of their food and shocked at the portion size. My burger was delicious.... More 

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Anaheim, CA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

My girlfriend and I love to go here for those special occasions. The food is incredible. I have ordered a few different items but by far my most favorite is their steak. Cooked to perfection and served fresh. Just thinking about it now is making me hungry! It's a quaint little place right on hwy 18 in Rim Forest. Locals... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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110 reviews 110 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

This place has been around for so long, and is the old style and Home Cooking Meal King in the Arrowhead Mountains. Go here at least once on your stay, nice big portions, you might have to wait for a table early BK, Best Morning food on the Mountain !!! Ritchie H

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Culver City, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

I'VE waited over ayear to post this ! EMPLOYEES 7 have left since i originally started calling THE OWNER Is MEAN AND RUTHLESS!!!!! I would never again spens my money at a place wher the ownwer is so nasty!!! Ive spoken to employees who have either quit or been fired over the oweners nastyness! As a customer i have also... More 

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Address: 26545 Hwy 18, Rimforest, Lake Arrowhead, CA 92378
Phone Number: 909-337-1212
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Arrowhead  >  Rimforest

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