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The Cottage

38 Calhoun St, Bluffton, SC 29910-7014
843-757-0508
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Ranked #7 of 152 Restaurants in Bluffton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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English first
York, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Always a good stop from HH to Savannah. Fish tacos are terrific. Big portion on the tasty panini. Lots of good choices for lunch and fresh baked dessert. Charming cottage with outside seating!

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New London, New Hampshire
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77 reviews 77 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We first visited The Cottage in June while house hunting in the area and have returned several times now that we are South Carolinians, so this review is long overdue. It is situated in Old Town in an area of art galleries and boutiques and displays some of the local art work on its shelves, along with a huge collection... More

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Canton, Georgia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Absolutely excellent food in this quaint Bluffton restaurant. The service was great too. We arrived on the cusp of breakfast/lunch so they allowed us to order one breakfast, and one lunch which was very nice. I had the Crabby Benedict, which is amazing. My husband had the Lobster and Shrimp Pot Pie, which was beyond expectations. Looking forward to returning... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

After a great marine tour with Spartina Marine Educational Tours we stopped in at the Cottage for lunch. We were promptly seated. Our server was friendly, quickly took our drink orders and then gave us time to take a good look at the menu. Today fish tacos, salad, and chicken pot pie got the nod. The grouper tacos were melt... More

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Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Went to The Cottage while vacationing in Hilton Head. The food was very good. Waited a little to long at the hostess desk but was worth the wait. I hade the Monte Crystal Panini with grape sauce. It was fantastic. My husband had the fish taco special which he loved. My mother had the Cashew Chicken Lettuce wrap which she... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Even the fact that The Cottage talks about now having 'supper' is very cute. The ambiance is fun, the desserts are ridiculously terrific, the breads, and the homemade creative iced teas make selections difficult. Their salads - especially with the salmon on top - make you feel as though eating healthy takes nothing away from enjoyment!

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The food was delicious and staff very friendly. Cottage style setting and Old Town Bluffton, lovely day.

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NJ
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Very charming atmosphere, great foods and desserts. Love the idea of sitting on the front porch, feels like I am back in time.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We stumbled onto this little gem while exploring Old Town Bluffton around 10 AM on a Sunday morning. The restaurant is in an old frame house on one of the side streets in Bluffton. The decor is funky but cute, and as one would expect in the Deep South, a very friendly and helpful staff. We were seated right away,... More

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We are always stopping by The Cottage for dessert. Their carrot cake is amazing as is their Pistachio Cake. The caramel apple pie is another favorite. On Saturday we decided to stay and have lunch. It was really hot outside so we opted for salads....the Cobb and the Blackened Mahi. We paired these entrees with a half bottle of Pinot... More

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