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Cottage Restaurant

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Lincoln Street between Ocean and 7th Avenues, Carmel, CA 93923
+1 831-625-6260
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“artichoke soup” (26 reviews)
“pancakes” (18 reviews)
“bangers” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lincoln Street between Ocean and 7th Avenues, Carmel, CA 93923
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Reviewed May 14, 2016

We had breakfast here in May. There was only 1 waitress but she was very efficient/ pleasant and the food was good and reasonable.

Thank marianneNyc
Reviewed May 10, 2016

We visited Cottage Restaurant on a friday morning for breakfast. This place has a large hall with a front round table by the window. We were 4 and we ordered eggs, omelettes, fruits. It was a very pleasant breakfast with friends. Service staff were very...More

Thank nkohen
Reviewed May 7, 2016

We have been coming to this spot since its opening back in the 80's. Although it has hand owners it is still a nice small restaurant with good breakfast. Don't miss the homemade scones

Thank SurFun5389
Reviewed May 6, 2016

Great breakfast place! We have eaten here before and food is really good. Nice fresh fruit (and a good variety too) and omelettes. What I really like the most is the service was great and with a huge smile every time they came over to...More

1  Thank Mary D
Reviewed April 26, 2016

This is a small old time cafe with cute decor. They serve a nice variety of cafe food, plus breakfast all day, which my son liked. I ordered the steamed veggies with cheese sauce which was delicious. My husband was hoping for a chili cheese...More

2  Thank Kathy S
Reviewed April 22, 2016

We ate breakfast here both mornings that we were in Carmel. Yes, it was that good. The omelets, pancakes, bacon, eggs, and coffee were all up to par. It is a rather small restaurant but we didn't have any issues with having to wait too...More

1  Thank KS8687
Reviewed April 10, 2016

If it feels like you are walking into someone's home, well, that's part of the charm. It is not gimmicky. It is just what it is. The food is delicious. The staff is friendly. The service is good. If you are in the area, even...More

Thank Rubten
Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Loved this place! Owner was so sweet & courteous...food was awesome & good value for money. Not overpriced. Good coffee. Awesome place!

Thank Nicole W
Reviewed March 13, 2016

We had lunch at this cute restaurant in Carmel. It is quaint and a little old fashioned, and I thought it fit perfectly with Carmel. They serve an all-day breakfast which is great for picky eaters in our group. We all enjoyed our meals and...More

1  Thank BeachObsessed73
Reviewed March 7, 2016

We have been eating breakfast at this gem for 20 plus years. Had our engagement brunch here in 1993! They have a little private area where a family can sit and feel so special. The food has been consistent thru the years. I always have...More

Thank Annette H
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lincoln Street between Ocean and 7th Avenues, Carmel, CA 93923
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-625-6260
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