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“A terrific find”

The Cottage Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 43 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 August 19, 2014

We apologise for the lateness of this review but due to a close family bereavement some reviews were overlooked.

Beyond the rather unassuming but pleasant restaurant building is a lovely but small garden tucked away at the back. It was a delight to have lunch there. Our server was Jason who was efficient, pleasant and thoroughly charming. We had the cottage sandwich, Mahi sliders and calamari all with cottage chips. It was really great food served in a lovely atmosphere and we greatly enjoyed ourselves.

This is a place not to be missed for a really good holiday type lunch.

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Reviewed August 17, 2014

We might have skipped this restaurant but after reading the Trip Advisor reviews, we decided to give it a try. We were glad we did as it was one of the best meals of our stay. We asked to sit on the back porch and enjoyed the singer/guitarist along with the colored lights and tropical feel. The lobster bisque was creamy and flavorful, and the salad they kindly split for us was delicious. The lobster roll entree, different from the expected lobster roll, was fantastic and beautifully presented. If you enjoy sushi rolls, you won't be disappointed by this entree. Our server gave us helpful suggestions and made sure to take care of us. Enjoy!

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Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Never had heard of this place before reading reviews and all I can say is thank you trip advisor! The food was amazing! It's a smallish place but do not be fooled by that. Ordered the lobster bisque soup which by far and away is the best I've had and trust me, that's saying something. I always check out the bisque soup if a place has it. We ordered 3 tapas which were all good. Had the cerviche, which was really good but also had the calamari which was very good and the shrimp rolls which were beyond wonderful! So much flavor in the shrimp rolls! All food had a great presentation as well. My wife and I have just added a must for date night out!

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Reviewed August 17, 2014

Our server was Stacy, ask for her and take every recommendations she gives you. The ceviche was delicious. The pasta, shrimp, and mussels were amazing. Best Lobster bisque in Siesta key or Sarasota.

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Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere on the patio enjoying live music. We stuck with ordering from the Tapas menu. The lobster bisque is so flavorful and a definite must have. The tuna tar tar tacos and Tina tiradito were amazing. We were split on the Seabass. My husband said it was delicious, I thought it was so-so. Overall, this is a place we will definitely return to on our next visit.

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