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All 35 Siesta Key Restaurants

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
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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 7pm-close. Happy Hour runs Monday - Friday from 11:00am-6:00pm. 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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Beaufort, South Carolina
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180 reviews 180 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Arrived on a Sunday afternoon for patio seating, but soon moved to an indoor table as it was a bit chilly and breezy to enjoy outdoor dining. We started with the shrimp roll - which was uniquely prepared and presented, and quite interesting in taste. (Shrimp is ground and mixed with spices and pine nuts!) I ordered the plain cheeseburger... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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92 reviews 92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

The food was delicious, had the fish spread, patio salad and grouper sandwich which was a huge chunk of grouper. The staff was super friendly and make sure you were fine. We sat out on the front deck which was very pleasant. Happy hour is 11am-6pm. Definitely recommend it.

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Toronto, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

MY RATING (from 1 to 5): - STAFF FRIENDLINESS- 5: everybody was nice and smiling; - MEALS QUALITY- 2: ordered Chicken skewers was dry and overspiced. Same for the Sliced Salmon. PARTS of cork in the wine was found … - SERVICE- 2: - the plate changing didn't follow the spoon and knife changing, - there was no any kind... More 

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Schenectady, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

If you're looking for a casual restaurant with an interesting menu then this is a good option. The menu is a mix of small plates and entrees. We opted for the small plates, and over two visits, I think we tried almost all of them. Our favorite was the crab cake, and while it was a little bready, it was... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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145 reviews 145 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We had planned a evening with friends at this place. We found the hostess to be very knowledgeable and friendly. The Dry Martini and the Crab cake i had ordered were both excellent. Will highly recommend.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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89 reviews 89 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This is a nice spot for lunch in Siesta Key and they have both inside and outside seating and a friendly staff. We ordered sea bass which was quite expensive for lunch and the serving was extremely small. The burger sliders were good that someone else ordered in my party. I would recommend this spot, but only for a snack... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

We enjoy our food. I had checked out the menu online and was intrigued. When we walked in, I was confused and concerned the place had changed hands. But this gem is relaxed beach environment with an amazing, original and flavorful menu The Walu entree was just ridiculous in complex and delightful flavors. Lobster bisque was chunk-full and, again the... More 

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Ridgewood, NJ
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340 reviews 340 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We were invited with a group of friend to one of the popular dining spots in Siesta Key Village. After a short wait, we were seated on the front veranda area and handed menus. The cuisine is a mix of Florida seafood and upscale cuisine. We started with a shared appetizer of fish spread, edamames and chicharron de clamar. The... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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57 reviews 57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Great location, decent drinks, good food, I enjoyed shrimp tempura and wonderful happy hour prices on apps and drinks. Nice wait staff. Nice place to relax out of the sun and surf. Dog friendly!

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Washington, DC
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

it looks like a typical beach bar but OMG. Korean fusion and so much more. Loved the sushi, Korean ribs, the Mash was so good I'm trying to do it home. Super nice wait staff. Really, what a pleasant surprise in a rather generic eating area. An original!

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Additional Information about The Cottage Restaurant

Address: 153 Avenida Messina, Siesta Key, FL 34242
Phone Number: +1 941-312-9300
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Siesta Key
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 32
Cuisine: Seafood, Tapas, Contemporary, Fusion

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