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The Red Cottage

Main Street, South Dennis, MA 02660-2701
+1 508-394-2923
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“breakfast” (182 reviews)
“home fries” (42 reviews)
“pancakes” (31 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, South Dennis, MA 02660-2701
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

They can get very busy in season, and parking can be difficult, but breakfast here is not to be missed. Large portions and everything we had was delicious. Awesome bacon and French toast. Friendly service. It is cash only, but there is an ATM on...More

Thank Bob T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great early dinner with my best friend for food and fun after work on a Friday late in August. This was my first visit at dinner time to this year around iconic eatery that is renowned for its great breakfasts, lunches and a...More

Thank Robert J S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been going to the cape over the last 28 years and I have been missing out on this great spot all those years, what a shame! The restaurant gives off a Nice and cozy old style family diner feel! The food is EXCELLENT...More

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was really great, and the service was too. We arrived before our friends, and had to wait outside for our party to be complete. Not new or unusual, what was unusual was that on three different occasions they came outside to see if our...More

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 1 week ago

An outstanding option for breakfast, which is why we visited. Nevertheless, I think the lunches are pretty good too from what relatives who visit often told me. I had a very nice combo that included blueberry pancakes along with eggs and bacon. Everything was superbly...More

Thank dmfinpa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious American fare with a unique twist of flavor. The clam chowder offers anything but the overly thick, flavor free kind you find at most restaurants. This chowder had 3x the amount of clams and is of a medium consistency with fresh herbs and overall...More

Thank RulaNYC
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food, quaint setting, friendly server. Had the blueberry pancakes and my husband had the lobster benedict. Both were absolutely delicious!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited this establishment for about two years. It has a big menu, classic NewEngland feel , great service and most importantly everything on the menu is cooked to perfection. The eggs dishes, their red cottage potatoes and the pancakes and waffles are top...More

Thank pfmurphy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our first day in the Cape we saw this restaurant as one of the best rated breakfasts. The reviews were 100% correct. A very quaint restaurant with an extensive menu. I ordered eggs with two tpes of meet and it was wonderful. My wife...More

Thank Tim T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cons: cash only (there's an atm on premises), parking not enough for a popular a place it is, bathroom not great. That out of the way, the rest are all pluses. This place is very popular and deservedly so. Good size menu, plenty of...More

Thank hanna718
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, South Dennis, MA 02660-2701
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  South Dennis
  • Phone Number: +1 508-394-2923
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