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Cottage Restaurant

Lincoln Street between Ocean and 7th Avenues, Carmel, CA 93923
+1 831-625-6260
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“artichoke soup” (25 reviews)
“bangers” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lincoln Street between Ocean and 7th Avenues, Carmel, CA 93923
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made our first visit to the Cottage and the reviews are right. It's a great place for breakfast. The menu offers a lot of choices, prices are reasonable, service is friendly and the food was tasty.

Thank TominCA
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

This is one of our favorite places to have breakfast. The wait can be long at times, because it’s so popular. The bangers are delicious, the pancakes with blueberries, powered sugar are fantastic! Often see celebrities here. Try em out! I highly recommend this place.

Thank Signsofthejoker
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Our favorite place for breakfast and lunch is the Cottage. Every time we are in Carmel, we go to the Cottage for either breakfast or lunch.The breakfasts for big and hearty with sauces and pastries made in house. The lunches are excellent, especially with a...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Cottage Restaurant is well-known to locals, many who are regulars there, and to visitors who quickly discover the spot as a delicious breakfast nook. It's so popular that reservations are recommended on weekends. It's popular because it is unpretentious, the food is good, and...More

2  Thank Tony S
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We have eaten at several Carmel breakfast restaurants over the years and this one has a real charm and the best ambiance by far.The interior is basically divided into two rooms, the larger of which has this cute captivating brick fireplace, overhead beams, about 10...More

5  Thank K S
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We usually go to another Carmel mainstay for breakfast, but food there has been lackluster of late. We branched out to the Cottage. No regrets. Soft scramble eggs were perfect, as were the hash browns, Kathy cakes and coffee. Just a really solid meal. Its...More

Thank HCS43
Reviewed 24 October 2017

The Cottage is my wife and my favorite restaurant for breakfast and lunch while in Carmel. The food is great for both. The Artichoke Soup is a much. We always take a couple of quarts home with us on each Carmel visit. Service is great,...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Ate 2 lunches and breakfast there during a recent trip. Excellent service--one can order breakfast at lunch. Good quantities of food. Adapted well to our gluten-free needs.

Thank Don B
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This review is after two visits to the Cottage Restaurant (hopefully that will be enough to provide an unbiased assessment). My house guest and I needed to find a place for breakfast that showcased the best of what Carmel could, should or would offer. Unfortunately,...More

Thank mightytraveler
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Cute cottage-conversion-to-restaurant. Fresh orange/grapefruit juice, wheat walnut toast, omelet w fruit were all delicious. Table by he window had a lovely view. Intimate and charming...would return and recommend!

Thank alyson w
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lincoln Street between Ocean and 7th Avenues, Carmel, CA 93923
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-625-6260
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