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“Not a good value”
Review of The Cottage

The Cottage
Ranked #8 of 68 Restaurants in Wellesley
Price range: $14 - $30
Cuisines: American, Bar, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Washington Street
Description: The Cottage Wellesley has it’s origin in two different lifestyles. John grew up surfing the beaches of Southern California. Laura grew up in Wellesley and is the third generation in her family to have a business in town. Our decor, service and food reflect the casualness and familiarity of So Calif and the sophistication and warmth of New England. Please take a moment to say hello on your next visit. Welcome to the Cottage! — John + Laura
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Not a good value”
Reviewed December 17, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Ambiance is very nice, but the food is always average, and at the premium prices they charge, that's not a good deal.

Visited September 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
St. Petersburg, Florida
1 review
“Terrific food, great service and a wonderful experience”
Reviewed November 27, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is my favorite restaurant in Wellesley. The food and service are consistently excellent; the food is reasonably priced for the Boston area.

Visited November 2013
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Thank Ira P
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Guilderland, New York
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69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Good early dinner”
Reviewed November 13, 2013

I arrived in Wellesley around 5:00 pm and had an early dinner at The Cottage. I had the Brick Chicken: herb marinated boneless half chicken, buttermilk mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables for $19.95.

The meal was just what I wanted.

The service and food were excellent.

  • Visited October 2013
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
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Thank BobLucky3565703
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Boston, Massachusetts
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218 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
“"OK"”
Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

Pleasant, airy environment over promises but under-delivers. Burgers are fine though dry. French fries and home fries very bad. Omelettes dry. Had to ask for bread. Good place in a pinch, but could be oh so much more.

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1 Thank Bostonian80
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Wellesley, Massachusetts
1 review
“Pleasant”
Reviewed November 6, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Pleasant and popular spot for dinner, although can be a bit noisy at times. The wait staff are all terrific.

Visited September 2013
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Thank Rizelman
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