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“Best food in Siesta Key”

The Cottage Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 44 Restaurants in Siesta Key
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $32
Cuisines: Seafood, Contemporary, Fusion
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Nestled in Siesta Key Village, The Cottage is a casual and quaint, old Florida beach house with a menu that will never disappoint. Our fusion cuisine appeals to locals and globe trekkers alike with Latin American, Asian and Hawaiian influences. We offer indoor dining and two options for outdoor seating--a front patio that overlooks The Siesta Key Village, and a garden-setting back patio with live music nightly 7pm-close. Happy Hour runs Monday - Friday from 11:00am-6:00pm. Late Night Happy Hour offered Friday and Saturday evenings from 10pm to 1am. Known for attention to fine food, lovely cocktails and great service, The Cottage has quickly become everything that is raved about on TripAdvisor and more.
Reviewed December 14, 2011

Don't be fooled to have dinner in the Lobster pot or even the Baya Hub next door. If you like good food you should head directly to the Cottage. It's the best food I had in Siesta Key and without the touristy prices too.

Try any of their cheviches or their gorgeous steamed black mussels in a spicy broth with buttery garlic bread. On happy hour you'll just pay about 7 dollars for that and 2 for the beer.

The ambience is great too and they have a cozy outdoor setting.

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Thank stalvik
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Reviewed December 12, 2011

We had dinner here 2 nights during our wedding. The food was incredible and the entertainment was even better. We will be coming back for sure!

Thank Jon B
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Reviewed December 8, 2011

We visited on a rainy night and sat inside at a 6 top. Our waitress, Tess, was the best server we have ever encountered. EVER. The food was great. She separated our bill between the 2 groups of us with ease. Unfortunately, Tess's shift was over and she had to leave, so we paid our tab with her before being handed over to a new waitress that spent the next half hour talking with her friends.When we finally got her attention to get a close out tab, we couldn't get her to come back to pay it. She sucked. Lesson learned. Always tip out your server when they leave because the replacement could be as bad and incompetent as ours was. TESS for president. Only food complaint was that there is not enough bread served with the mussels to absorb that incredible broth. My next visit which will be soon, I will have my pockets filled with bread when I arrive.

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Reviewed December 1, 2011

Terrific menu; not typical tourist fare. Staff (Katy) exceptionally knowledgable about menu and preparation. We have been visiting Siesta Key for many years. It has many very good dining options and our experience at The Cottage is among our very best. If you love food, you must try it!

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Thank Mark E
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Reviewed December 1, 2011

We had a delicious dinner at The Cottage. The ceviche and mahi sliders were outstanding. The sides are unusual and terrific. Our server, Katy, was friendly and guided us through the menu to dinners each of us enjoyed. We will be back.

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Thank Lovegoodfood12111
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