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The Cottage

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Mexican, American
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1185 Highway H, Hermann, MO
(573) 486-4300
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 72
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great lunch!

We are from Hermann and wanted to eat out for lunch, haven't been here for awhile it was great, Mary and Erica do a wonderful job with the service and the food, I highly recommend The Cottage.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
Charlene P
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
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121 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We are from Hermann and wanted to eat out for lunch, haven't been here for awhile it was great, Mary and Erica do a wonderful job with the service and the food, I highly recommend The Cottage.

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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59 reviews 59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

My wife and I went to this restaurant for our anniversary. It is on the outskirts of town, and offers a private setting and wonderful views. I'm not sure why this restaurant is listed as a Mexican/American restaurant, as it had nothing remotely Mexican on the menu. In fact, almost everything on the menu was German. I ordered the special... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The food is wonderful. We ordered the Onion Dip to start and loved it. Very nice change from queso or spinach artichoke dip. Service is excellent, and the atmosphere is lovely. I recommend making a reservation since the seating is limited.

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Ozark, Missouri, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

beautiful location, good food, good prices, very romantic, we had a great meal, I highly recommend the meatloaf, or pork chops.

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Mid Mo
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Quite a change of pace, small and somewhat secluded dining and art gallery just outside of Hermann MO. Get reservations early as fills quickly on limited time open. Great food, awesome service and very sumptuous meals.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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59 reviews 59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

We visited the Cottage with another couple. It's a good idea to have reservations on the weekend; we did not but the staff managed to work us in with only a few minutes wait. Our meals were delicious and artfully served. The staff was pleasant even though overbooked. I would like to go here again and try their lunch menu... More 

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Montgomery City, Missouri
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Valentines Day dinner with wife was excellent. Cozy and sat next to fireplace. Sea Food Lasagna was the best I have ever had. Service was friendly and made us feel welcome. Saw a small seating area outside and will definitely give it a try this summer.

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Columbia, Missouri
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83 reviews 83 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The local's had nothing but good to say about this place. In the summer there is an outdoor patio which would be perfect for al fresco dining. What we experienced in December was a cute homey type restaurant with your grandma's belly filling type food. The service was great and the atmosphere was so pleasant and cozy. However, we both... More 

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illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The cottage was out of the way, but not a big deal. Great scenery and atmosphere. Lunch was delicious, but small portion.

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Olathe, Kansas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We were the only diners in the restaurant on a cold, sleeting Saturday afternoon after Christmas. Our turkey and bacon paninis were excellent and service was warm and friendly. The dining room is inviting and we were seated next to a cozy fireplace, which added to the appeal. We already had dinner reservations elsewhere that night or would have returned... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1185 Highway H, Hermann, MO
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Hermann
  • Phone Number: (573) 486-4300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget

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