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Colonial Cottage

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3140 Dixie Hwy, Erlanger, KY 41018-1865
859-341-4498
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 30
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice and family run restaurant

Went there with my wife and another couple to try "southern style cooking". All meals were really good and the waitress was eager to meet all our demands. She knew the menue by heart and gave recommendations for the daily specials. It was so nice to eat out at a true local place and not being at a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Berlin, Germany
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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Went there with my wife and another couple to try "southern style cooking". All meals were really good and the waitress was eager to meet all our demands. She knew the menue by heart and gave recommendations for the daily specials. It was so nice to eat out at a true local place and not being at a chain restaurant... More 

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Cincinnati
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We utilized Colonial Cottage to cater a breakfast on a recent Saturday for about 50 people at an off-site location. Charmaine and her team made life really easy - she greatly helped with menu planning, and they arrived promptly prior to the event to set up and after the event to clean up. The food was excellent and it was... More 

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Loveland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Food is okay. The fresh-baked cherry pie does not have home-made crust. The cashier commented on my meal by saying, "Wow, was your sandwich big enough?? I thought when they brought in that tenderloin it was for your husband". Meanwhile, he had the Kentucky Brown sandwich which is huge:. Won't be back. Might be worth a stop if you are... More 

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Erlanger, Kentucky, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This place is a nice family resturant that serves all home cooked meals. Great pies! One of the best breakfast places in the region

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Dayton, Ohio, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Considering that this is rated as the best place in Erlanger, and that was a conveniently located place to convene, my family gathered here for a special-occasion brunch. All in all, it would have been an excellent spot I think--except the service fell quite a bit short. The restaurant itself is a two-story building near the center of Erlanger, a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Overall the cottage is still the same, but someone really messed up on the hot slaw. How can you mess up something so simple. Whatever I was served, it was not hot slaw. Get the fish, it is still the best in town. It doesn't matter what kind, cod, cat, or salmon, but stay away from the hot slaw as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My husband and I have eaten at Colonial Cottage for more than 45 years. Everything they have is good. You can order breakfast all day and the daily specials are delicious. They also have yummy homemade pies. The Cottage, as most people call it, is a very popular restaurant and frequented by many.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

Had not been to the cottage in about 2 years and the food is still really good . Had the liver and onions and my husband had the open faced roast beef. The portions are generous and service really good. The restaurant needs a good cleaning that's the only negative thing . The restroom area is very stinky , and... More 

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cincinnati
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

My husband and I have been meaning to try this restaurant, established about 100 years ago, for quite some time. We went last evening for our anniversary. We got there a bit late--they are only open till 9:00, but the staff couldn't have been more cordial and welcoming. It reminds me of an old-fashioned diner. I ordered their half a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Colonial Cottage has a great buffet. there are two different buffet tables. One has breakfast and the other has lunch. oh, I forgot the 2 tables loaded with deserts and other breakfast snacks.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3140 Dixie Hwy, Erlanger, KY 41018-1865
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Erlanger
  • Phone Number: 859-341-4498

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?