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The Cottage

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Winner of Hilton Head Monthly Reader's Choice Awards and Best of Bluffton Awards in 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010! Sit back and relax in this cozy, 1868 Low Country cottage, then savor delicious, sophisticated fare for Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Afternoon Tea, Early Dining, Dinner, and Sunday Brunch. Breakfast items include Green Eggs N' Ham, Cottage Hash, French Toast, Huevos Rancheros, and a long list of Benedicts! Lunch includes award-winning Tacos, Pot Pies, Awesome Salads, Lettuce Wraps, Paninis, the BEST Fried Green Tomatoes EVER, and house specials such as B'Town Gumbo, Shrimp & Grits, Lobster Avocado Roll, Cranberry Trout , Flounder Amandine and more! The Cottage features 20-30 different
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The short review: this place gets a lot of hype and I think in large part because of the location and atmosphere. The food is good but not excellent and it seems a bit pricey for the quality. But if you’re in Old Town you...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank YummyYuckyorYawn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

this is a “must do” in Bluffton. Location right on Calhoun in a adorable old house. Dog friendly. Great coffee and excellent omlettes

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank quat274
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant never disappointments. We travel to the Hilton Head area every March, joined by friends from Maryland. The Cottage is a must. Every item on the lunch menu is delucious and beautifully presented. We especially like the cob salad and fried green tomatoes. The...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank goodyprue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate on the covered porch with our two dogs (very dog friendly). The prices are not low but match the high quality. The tomato pie was unique to me and excellent. My wife enjoyed the peanut chicken wrap (lettuce leaves). Salads were very good....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 305jw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met another couple for brunch. The facility is very small and the tables are tight but we didn't feel like we were in the middle of the next tables conversation. Three of us got the Shrimp and Grits and another got an Eggs Benedict...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KennethA444
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard from a friend that breakfast at The Cottage was fantastic so wanted to give it a try. I can say that it was good (if a bit pricey) and i love the homey atmosphere at the historic building in Old Bluffton. I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was by far the cutest place to eat some amazing food! Menu was outstanding, fresh ingredients and creative dishes. The deserts are out of the world. Had a sister weekend and this was a highlight of our trip.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 582christys
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When out of town guests come to visit me, The Cottage is the first place I take them for breakfast, lunch or dinner- and sometimes all three! The food is spectacular, the service is 5 star and the ambiance speaks to the quirky personality of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lucyrosen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Though the wait staff was amazing and the food was delicious the manager was awful! I watched 5 tables get up at once. The wait staff was trying to close out tabs, clean their own tables, and take care of the tables still there. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank 51,306
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cottage was highly recommended by the man at the Chamber of Commerce and we were not disappointed. We arrived with no reservations and were able to sneak in and get a great table at 1:15. We started with the Fried Green Tomato appetizer- so...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Christina V
January 7, 2017|
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Response from Anna1345 | Reviewed this property |
our bill, with apps, lunch for 4, side salad and side french onion soup was over $100
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