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The Cottage

$$ - $$$American, ,
190 Linden St, Wellesley, MA 02482-7933
+1 781-239-1100
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good43%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
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09:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
190 Linden St, Wellesley, MA 02482-7933
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Before going to a movie we decided to have a quick dinner. Even though the service was quick, the options to choose from were so limited! They had barely any vegetarian dishes let alone vegan. That was very disappointing. What we needed up sharing was...More

Thank DespinaKa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love the cottage, the menu is consistent with a wide variety of new and different entrees, THE NEVER DISAPPOINT. Last evening we arrived early ( getting old and like to eat on the early side), lots of tables for 2, attentive server and yummy...More

Thank 60nantucket
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had brunch. Found the environs sterile and with no character. The food was OK, but nothing memorable (I had an Eggs Benedict, where the English muffin needed more toasting and there was very little Hollandaise). Also, we saw a more seasoned waitress training a new...More

Thank dsaroff
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We celebrated my husband's birthday with dinner at the Cottage last week. The Cottage never disappoints, however our recent experience was a notch or two higher than usual. It was a perfect evening for al fresco dining and we enjoyed a leisurely meal on their...More

Thank HMFoodie
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Salmon was excellent; server adapted to changes requested in vegetables. Cooked to order with a substantial portion. Chicken picata was fabulous. And fish and chips were tasty and substantial. Service was excellent, catering to culinary idiosyncrasies of my family; not an easy feat. Overall excellent...More

Thank monsoon7
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I had the brick chicken with mashed potatoes and it was delicious. Simple but perfectly cooked chicken. Mash was amongst the best I have ever had. We had four kids with us and they were all made welcome. Our server was great and could not...More

Thank Rich2809
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We went here with our granddaughter for an afternoon lunch. Very enjoyable and nice menu choices. The three lunches we had were the roasted vegetable salad , the grilled chicken sandwich and the shrimp and lump crab salad . All were made of the freshest...More

Thank katherine w
Reviewed 23 July 2017

How do you make a traditional New England lobster roll even better? Add bacon and use thickly sliced challah bread with lots of butter!! Visiting from Seattle and had to have a lobster roll before I left. Thick chunks of lobster, just the right amount...More

Thank M B
Reviewed 20 July 2017

A group of us went to the Cottage for dinner. The crab cakes were excellent, the Mezze platter was good except the flafels were cold. The drinks were good, except two in our group ordered Virgin Mojitos, which were not good. The mint in a...More

Thank Ashok K
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Plenty of parking located in a shopping center. Pleasant atmosphere,nice place to relax and eat lots of natural lighting during the day. Staff are friendly and don't rush you. The menu has lots of great options price range for the food over $10-25 I believe...More

Thank LadyYolanda411
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Response from JAMES B | Reviewed this property |
Its not my restaurant, but you can do better.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 190 Linden St, Wellesley, MA 02482-7933
    (Washington Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Wellesley
  • Phone Number: +1 781-239-1100
  • E-mail
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
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