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Original Cottage the Family Restaurant
Dining options: Delivery
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Dining options: Delivery
Lovelock, Nevada
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed July 8, 2013

A LOT of good food at a reasonable price.
The decor is only so-so, but did you come to look or to eat?
Best value for your buck.

Visited July 2013
Thank mike l
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English first
Temecula, California
Level 6 Contributor
122 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
“More good food than you know what to do with!”
Reviewed June 24, 2013

As a former full-time and now a part-time resident of Arrowhead, I have been enjoying the dining experience at the Cottage for 15 years. The food here is excellent, no matter if it's breakfast, lunch or dinner. And they give you LARGE portions to be prepared to take some back home.

The Cottage makes THE BEST pizza on The Mountain. If you are in the mood for pizza THIS is the place.

Tip: If you are coming up the mountain late in the day and know you'll be hungry by time you get up here, get their ph#, phone in your order and pick it up when you arrive to take to your cabin or hotel room. You won't be disappointed.

Tip: Get here early for dinner or breakfast because this place is popular with the locals and you'll end up sitting outside waiting for a table.

Staff/Service - Great staff here. The gals are always busy, but they always have a smile on their faces and are happy to help you out.

Cost/value - Very good. This is one of those places where the locals eat and they know good value and great food when they see it.

Summary - One of the gems on "The Mountain" where locals have been enjoying great food for years. You need to eat here!

Note: If you have found my review helpful, please tell TripAdvisor and me by letting us know. Bon apetite!

Visited June 2013
2 Thank DrRon1854
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Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Yummy Breakfast”
Reviewed April 11, 2013

Great little place for weekend breakfast. Service with a smile. Good price. They also serve pizza, Italian foods, burgers.

Visited April 2013
Thank JOHNDA_12
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Lake Arrowhead, California
Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Best place to eat in SBD mountains”
Reviewed February 9, 2013

I am well seasoned traveler and usually I refuse eat out when I am at home. This establishment makes me change the rules. Food is excellent, service is friendly and price is set just right. However, if you looking for fine Italian dinner….than just keep driving – this place is not for snobs, suits and ties. This tiny restaurant feed you with food that your Italian grandma used to cook.

  • Visited February 2013
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    • Food
Thank Aleksandr M
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Blue Jay
Level 4 Contributor
22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Needs Refurbishing”
Reviewed February 6, 2013

The Cottage is an original Lake Arrowhead institution - locals (and I've lived here for 21 years) go for the huge breakfasts and dinners. Their cob salad to-go (they also deliver)! is amazing and ENORMOUS (it serves 4 hungry people).

The only problem IN the restaurant is that it needs to be gutted and refinished. The seats are old, the flooring is old, the doors are old, everything has 37 coats of paint on it - and sometimes they get a "B" rating - which is scary.

BUT - even though I've just said the "rough stuff" - the staff is great, and the food really is delicious and reasonably priced for the enormous portions. If the "B" doesn't scare you off - go for breakfast and plan to take a sedate stroll afterwards, for you'll be too full to do much else!

Visited December 2012
2 Thank Alisa G
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