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The Cottage - CLOSED

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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner


$9 - $20
German, American
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We loved our stay in the cabin. The new deck and hot tub were great for an evening nightcap. The breakfast was delicious and the grounds were so private with the surrounding woods. The hosts were charming and helpful as well.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 945katiem
Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

We were very excited about this restaurant after reading the reviews. We drove there to find the location full of bulldozers, no restaurant there anymore. At the driveway there is some address online for people to check progress. we hope it reopens so that we...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank 47Tumbleweed
leepettijohn, Owner at The Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2015

It's true. The Cottage is under new ownership and there are a lot of improvements being made to the property; including a new road and treehouse lodging. We're sorry you couldn't enjoy a good meal that night with us, but we hope you'll come back...More

Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Just wanted to let everyone know that as of August 22, 2015, the previous owner of The Cottage Restaurant and Studio is no longer at this location and The Cottage is under new management.

Date of visit: August 2015
3  Thank 86yll
Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

The cottage is very close to the historic area of Hermann. Simple decor with original art decorating the walls. There is both indoor and outdoor seating available. The food is very good and generally of German fashion with potatoes, red cabbage and kraft with some...More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank Warren E
Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

My husband & I were on our 20 anniversary getaway & The Cottage was recommended to us so i called about 2:30 to see if you needed reservations. The lady asked when we were coming & i said asap & she said they were actually...More

Date of visit: July 2015
1  Thank ashleykatelloyd
Reviewed July 22, 2015

My friend and I visited this nice little cottage food establishment on a Thursday night. We were told by the locals that reservations would not be needed on a Thursday night, and they were not. The prices, ambiance, service, and food were all wonderful. The...More

Date of visit: July 2015
3  Thank SmithBurg
Reviewed July 22, 2015

This place was the best for atmosphere, food and service that I've experienced in a long time. We sat outside on the patio and couldn't have been more pleased. The food was to die for. We enjoyed fried chicken and crab cakes. The biscuits and...More

Date of visit: July 2015
1  Thank Carla R
Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

The location of the restaurant is not the easiest to find, but it is well worth the visit. The food was authentic and home made, the cottage itself very quaint and rustic. The staff was extremely friendly and even offered dessert on the house. I...More

Date of visit: July 2015
1  Thank Aurelia4501
Reviewed July 7, 2015

We were looking for a fun restaurant in Hermann MO and noticed the excellent Trip Review ratings. The most recent 3 reviews highlighted on the Trip Advisor site were very accurate. My wife and I had excellent meals. I had a fascinating melange of a...More

Date of visit: June 2015
1  Thank wabanrail
Reviewed July 7, 2015

I was a little disappointed in the food in Hermann, until I had dinner here. The food and service is A+. It is a couple miles outside of Town and worth the drive. I plan to drive back to this place some time in the...More

Date of visit: July 2015
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