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The Cottage Restaurant

) #4 of 26 Restaurants in Siesta Key ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
153 Avenida Messina, Siesta Key, FL 34242
+1 941-312-9300
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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153 Avenida Messina, Siesta Key, FL 34242
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Reviewed yesterday

When you plan a destination wedding, it is difficult to determine whether or not the vendors are going to be what you want them to be. Food is no exception, in fact, it is probably THE MOST stressful because it is something everyone will either...More

Thank tommandkriss
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We can believe we never ate here before this week. Every single item we ordered, which was 6 of them, was absolutely delicious and the service from Nadia was outstanding as well. We're headed back there tonight to try more of the menu!

Thank Meg S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My fiancé and I went to The Cottage for dinner and it was amazing. We just got engaged and a gentleman named Steve gave us complimentary champagne. Our server, Jenn, was fabulous and very informative. We had the forbidden salmon, truffle risotto and truffle fries...More

Thank ng627
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had an amazing seafood meal here!! Great food and great service! We sat outside on the back patio which had live music. Very, very nice setting on a perfect summer evening! My family would definitely return. Salmon, Escolar, and Lobster maki roll were delicious!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had the billianore burger wife had the lobster roll. My was good cooked perfect. It's a rich hamburger blend. I can't imagine adding the optional egg or bacon. The lobster roll was very fresh and not heavy at all. Great summer lunch dish. Mojito...More

Thank bluemotu
KatieS2121, Operational Assistant at The Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello and thank you so much for your compliments on our Billionaire Burger and Lobster Roll. We are so happy both you and your wife enjoyed your meals at The Cottage and we hope you come back soon to visit us. Thank you-Katie Spelman, Operational...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

My son went here with his grilfriend for a specail Birthday Dinner and said the food was good but the waitress was wierd about the drinks. He orderered a strawberry lemonade which they didn't have so she brought him a strawberry margarita? He is 20...More

1  Thank Jen_Roberts_Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cottage was a destination we always hit when on the Key. I do not think I will ever return after my last visit. I ordered the Hawaiian Escolar. PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A DANGEROUS FISH TO EAT! Too bad the wait staff and manager...More

2  Thank michellegL5840MT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I stopped in Siesta Key for dinner on our way to Naples. After perusing the strip, we chose The Cottage Restaurant. The service was very good, the Lobster Roll was delicious and the Watermelon & Jalepeño Margarita is a must!More

Thank SeanyboyATL
KatieS2121, Operational Assistant at The Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Sean! Thank you for stopping by Siesta Key on your way further south and thank you so much for letting us know you loved the Lobster Roll and Watermelon Jalapeno Margarita. Please come back and visit us next time you are in Siesta Key....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While you can probably get more bang for your buck NOT in the heart of the siesta key business district, this is a decent option in that area. The raw tuna appetizer was solid, and the grouper sandwich with sweet potato fries was very good....More

Thank Getaway2beach
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the lobster bisque and crab cake. Wow! They were amazing. I only went in because the outside menu had lobster bisque...lol. Now I must return to try other items. The service was fantastic and all the staff very friendly. Great place.

Thank Terry B
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Questions & Answers
Claire A
15 July 2016|
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Response from Dreaming4trvl | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just ready this. The restaurant is small but I would call to ask them if you can reserve space. Again sorry for the delay.
19 April 2016|
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Response from Griselle R | Reviewed this property |
I think they should be able to accommodate. They have an outside area too.
3 August 2015|
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Response from Cayla C | Reviewed this property |
Yes I would make reservations. I had a party of 12 and they did separate checks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 Avenida Messina, Siesta Key, FL 34242
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Siesta Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-312-9300
  • E-mail
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.
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