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The Cottage Restaurant

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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“ceviche” (163 reviews)
“crab sliders” (45 reviews)
“short ribs” (52 reviews)
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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 6 days ago

This was our second time to Siesta Key and our second visit to the Cottage - LOVE IT THERE! Nice classy vibe on an island, excellent food and GREAT service (shout out to Jesika - she was fabulous!). This is a must go for your...More

Thank KatieKay09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for the first time and brought our out of town friends for lunch after a few hours at the beach. Joe, our waiter, couldn't have been better. He was fast, informative and not at all intrusive. My wife later observed that he...More

Thank Tony S
KatieS2121, Operational Assistant at The Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tony!! Thank you so much for visiting us and we are so happy you enjoyed dining with us! I will definitely be passing along your compliment to Joe, he is a valued member of out team. Please come back and visit us again soon....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here on a Friday night and really enjoyed the food and atmosphere. The server was excellent. We especially loved the lobster bisque! It was unique and had a good amount of lobster chunks in it. The basil strawberry martini was fantastic and...More

Thank 400heidil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! What a great choice we made for our last night in Siesta Key! Superb service from Deonna! The Billionaire Burger is absolutely the best burger we have ever had. Great atmosphere and friendly staff. Would highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank Teresagee
KatieS2121, Operational Assistant at The Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much! Everyone loves our Billionaire Burger and we are so happy yuou were able to try it. Please come back and visit us again soon. Katie Spelman-Operational Assistant

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome restaurant. We always stop by The Cottage when in Siesta Key. Great food, location, and staff; especially Joe and Jessica. The mussels and lobster roll are top rate, along with tasty fries. Of coarse the drinks make the meal! You will not be disappointed...More

Thank melissa w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We only tried this restaurant on our last night in Siesta Key and wished we had done it earlier. Amazing food and service. We tried the tapas - the tempura shrimp, the Korean short rib and the chicken. We also had a side of the...More

Thank Walsher69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic menu! Sever was wonderful and the manager thanked us for our business. The food was fabulous! The menu was not overwhelming and had a variety of fusion dishes. Prices were reasonable considering the quality of food. I'm not a foodie but the local grouper...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This would be the first place I would recommend to anyone staying and eating in the area. Great food and apps and we had a tequila house drink that was really good and strong. The lobster roll and steak are worth ordering again.

Thank Erik_saluki
KatieS2121, Operational Assistant at The Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello and thank you so much for dining at The Cottage!! We appreciate your kind words and are so happy you enjoyed your meals. Please come back and see us again soon. Katie Spelman, Operational Assistant

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband was in a busy meeting, so after I had hung out on the beach for a couple of hours, I decided to treat myself to lunch at The Cottage. What a treat it was! I ordered the crab cake and sangria. My plate...More

Thank JeanneS0phie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside I would expect this place to be a bar food and drinks kind of a place. It is not that at all. The menu is really inventive with many interesting dishes to sample. My wife and I decided to just go with...More

Thank Stephen K
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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
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, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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
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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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