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The Cottage Restaurant

153 Avenida Messina, Siesta Key, FL 34242
+1 941-312-9300
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Ranked #4 of 35 Restaurants in Siesta Key
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $32
Cuisines: Seafood, Tapas, Contemporary, Fusion
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Nestled in Siesta Key Village, The Cottage is a casual and quaint, old Florida beach house with a menu that will never disappoint. Our fusion cuisine appeals to locals and globe trekkers alike with Latin American, Asian and Hawaiian influences. We offer indoor dining and two options for outdoor seating--a front patio that overlooks The Siesta Key Village, and a garden-setting back patio with live music nightly. Happy Hour runs 7days a week from 11:00am-6:00pm (12pm-6pm on Sunday). Known for attention to fine food, lovely cocktails and great service, The Cottage has quickly become everything that is raved about on TripAdvisor and more.
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Granville, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

This place is deceivingly simple looking on the outside, but the food is so far from it. This tapas restaurant is to die for...we loved it so much we ate there twice in the week we were there. The seafood dishes are amazing and their drinks are also delicious. The wait staff was friendly and helpful and we loved eating... More 

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Isle of Man
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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Had lunch here and food good by Florida standards. The service was excellent and attentive. Waitress was happy for me to have small bowl of chilli which was very well made. Reasonably priced restaurant with good food.

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Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

..we were at the Cottages with our 2 kids. From outside one could think "What the hell.......", but once entered and being served: WOW! Good food, perfect service with highest level of attention - well done, they love their jobs! enjoy - we will certainly go there, again and again

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Ohio, USA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The food and the ambiance was great. The Sangria was very good as well. Will come back again when in Siesta Keys again. The beach is very close walk as well.

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Northbrook, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

Very eclectic menu with something for everyone. Great ambiance, especially in the backyard, their outside deck.. Live music ever that adds to the ambiance without being instructive. Friendly service.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The salmon was among the best I have had. The grouper sandwich was also very good. Unique flavors that were at the same time comfortable.

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We were strolling by the shops and restaurants in Siesta Key, when we say a local man on his bike. He suggested we try The Cottage. Theresa our server was pleasant and courteous . The three tapas choices we ordered were not only visually captivating but delectable!!!!! We had a great experience at The Cottage and can't wait to return... More 

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Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Our family of four loved The Cottage. We sat in the outdoor patio which is serene and beautiful. The outdoor guitarist and violinist were a great touch. This was the best dinner we have had in Siesta Key. The appetizers were amazing, the main course was even better and the key lime pie and chocolate cake were excellent! Presentation of... More 

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Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My mom and I went to lunch at The Cottage on Siesta Key and it was great! Ask for Katy (sp?) as she was a wonderful server. We sat out back in a cute, sheltered booth off to one side of the patio. There is also a front porch, from which it's probably fun to people watch. We both had... More 

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Hopewell, New Jersey, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

On our way to Siesta Key, we decided to have a late lunch. So we made use of Tripadvisor "close to me" and was given a list of restaurants in the Siesta Key Village. The Cottage was one of the highest rated, and we found out why! Taking advantage of the lovely afternoon we sat out on the deck and... More 

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Address: 153 Avenida Messina, Siesta Key, FL 34242
Phone Number: +1 941-312-9300
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Siesta Key
Average Prices: USD 6 - 32
Cuisine: Seafood, Tapas, Contemporary, Fusion

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