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Colonial Cottage

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3140 Dixie Hwy, Erlanger, KY 41018-1865
859-341-4498
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Today
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: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Home Cooked Food

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
Ron S
via mobile
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Dayton, Ohio, United States
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184 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

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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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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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Bedford, Ohio
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Restaurant was a cozy local place. Waitress was very sweet and informative. Tried a KY Hot Brown Sandwich since I was in KY for a vacation and had never had one before. It was good, a different experience. However the desert was amazing! I had the dutch apple pie....it was delicious! Homemade and perfect. Will be back.

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Burlington, Kentucky
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I have been a Cottage fan for years. Had lunch there today and ordered breakfast. The Goetta was bad. I thought it was a mistake and asked if they had changed brands and was told they did. Mistake.

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Independence, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We took our parents here a birthday dinner and were pleasantly surprised. Good home cooked food. We had the cat fish nuggets, which were just OK. The sides were delicious though: mashed potatoes, hushpuppies, mac and cheese. My husband said the steak was very good as well. Also, we were there on Wednesday, which apparently is free cookie day, and... More 

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Erlanger, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Local restaurant -- good food, great beef barley soup! Locals really like the place so did I. Not a chain.

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Additional Information about Colonial Cottage

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

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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?