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The Cottage Restaurant

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153 Avenida Messina, Siesta Key, FL 34242
+1 941-312-9300
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Greenville, South Carolina
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The service is exceptional. The food is average. The fried grouper is greasy. The siesta pasta dish needed more flavor. The calamari was just right and had amazing accents and flavors. The staff was great and attentive. One of the bathrooms were down and had a long wait. Besides that... there weren't any other problems. It's an average restaurant with... More 

Thank Ar0421
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

so long wait to get inside, so def thought it was going to be great. not so much. the short rib was great. all else was average and over priced we ordered shrimp tempura seared tuna calamari shrimp salad

Thank Miguel L
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for dinner and drinks. Took our three year old. Jenn was waitress and she was awesome!!! Best martini's, mussels, and lobster bisque we have ever had. Jen was great with recommendations!!!!!! She was always one step ahead at all times!! We will always come back to this place anytime we visit!!!! It's a must while visiting siesta key!!! Went... More 

Thank jjohnson396
Reston, VA, USA
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107 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just got back from 2 weeks in Siesta Key and managed to eat at the Cottage Restaurant 3 times. The atmosphere is exceptionally relaxed and the wait staff is terrific. The food is just incredible! Their Billionaire Burger is terrific and my wife had the Grouper which is always delicious. We sat in the back patio and enjoyed live... More 

Thank Tom Z
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My beautiful wife and I visited Siesta Key/Venice during the day and Siesta Key Village at night on Memorial Day weekend 2017. Steve the manager is awesome! He personally seated us at a table in a terrific corner romantic seat. The back area is really cute, very tropical oriented. We had live music that added a nice touch. Whitney was... More 

Thank BBII4Him
Saddle River, New Jersey
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had the grouper sandwich, which was delicious, but you can't pass up any of the appetizers!! All fresh and delicious. Tropical backyard patio, but arrive early to be able to sit in the Backyard!

Thank PattyAN1
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great staff, excellent bar tender, the food and the drinks are bomb. GO HERE. Do it. Seriously. DO IT.

Thank Mike P
Philadelphia, PA
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived with party of 7 for dinner. We were initially seated at a tall, narrow bar table which was too tight. I requested a larger table, so we were ushered to an outdoor patio area in back. They seated us at a large, covered table that was perfect! Not sure why they didn't offer that one at the start.... More 

Palm Coast, Florida
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed an anniversary celebration in siesta key. We stopped by the cottage to explore their tapas menu. We asked our server Jenn to help us with the menu options. She took the time to explain each of the dishes and how they are prepared. She is a true professional! The ambience was relaxed and quaint. The... More 

Thank Anthony R
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the best time at The Cottage Bar and Restaurant, this is by far the nicest time we have on Siesta Key than any other establishment. We had some drinks in a great atmosphere. Our bartender Dillan made our stay outstanding he was super nice and attentive, his drink were excellent and we had a good time. We were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 32
American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?