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The Cottage

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Mexican, American
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1185 State Highway H, Hermann, MO 65041
(573) 486-4300
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dessert, Reservations

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  • 76
    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
Hidden Gem In Hermann

This restaurant is out of the way and really can't be walked to from downtown. But it is so worth the 4 min drive up the hill. The atmosphere with it's comfortable seating and fabulous art is amazing. The Serivce is outstanding and the food. The food is so fresh and tastey. Their menu is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
scaducky
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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125 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is out of the way and really can't be walked to from downtown. But it is so worth the 4 min drive up the hill. The atmosphere with it's comfortable seating and fabulous art is amazing. The Serivce is outstanding and the food. The food is so fresh and tastey. Their menu is constiantly changing, but you can... More 

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Sioux City
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

South of Hermann a little and in the hills. Very good food ( I had the pan fried chicken ) and service. Outside dining was great! Worth the very short drive.

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Olathe, Kansas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The Cottage is gorgeous - with beautiful paintings from local artists, and a comfy cozy atmosphere. The patio is gorgeous, too! The service and food was wonderful! We absolutely loved the turnips (so sweet) and friend chicken! Our server was great, and we will be going back to see her for some coffee and dessert on our next trip to... More 

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Had dinner at The Cottage after turkey hunting. This is a fabulous place, a great menu and a real value. We had a large group, but the waitress could not have been more accomodation. Crab cakes were best west of the Mississippi! Onion dip appetiser was great as well. My German entree, stuffed cabbage was very good. Carrot cake was... More 

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

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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58 reviews 58 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1185 State Highway H, Hermann, MO 65041
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Hermann
  • Phone Number: (573) 486-4300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, American

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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