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The Cottage

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
190 Linden St, Wellesley, MA 02482-7933
+1 781-239-1100
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“brick chicken” (6 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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190 Linden St, Wellesley, MA 02482-7933
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cottage restaurant recently re-opened after some renovations. I was at the Cottage a few times before, but swore I would not go back because of the noise level. I was hopeful that the renovations would dampen the noise, but was sadly disappointed. The food...More

1  Thank Wellsyank
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made reservations for lunch and we were seated right away. My lamb burger was very good. My side salad was not good. Maybe it was too healthy. My wife's soup was served less than luke warm and she sent it back to be heated....More

Thank John D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were meeting my parents and daughter for brunch and chose this restaurant. We were able to reserve a table on Open Table. The restaurant is nicely decorated, with lots of natural light and space. We were happy to see many families there with young...More

Thank RobinSyracuse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cottage has been a family favorite for years, and I like the new refurbishments. One new change is a disappointment. While we were waiting for our dinner we were offered two small pieces of french bread. When our meal came, I asked for a...More

2  Thank Tuckernuck68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was delicious -- we both had the lamb burgers. It was busy, but we got a table in about 10 minutes. Room is noisy -- hard to hear each other -- waiter said it's because of the high ceiling. Maybe some wall hangings would...More

1  Thank isabellaboston2017
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Met a colleague for lunch. Arrived at 11:45 - we were one of only 4 tables occupied. When we left 60 minutes later, the place was completely full! VERY popular. The food was very tastey and fress. I had a tuna melt which was delicious,...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 3 January 2018

The Cottage has consistently good food, and an up beat, friendly vibe. A great place to meet friends, come with family or just for two. It's light and bright inside and offers outdoor seating in warmer weather. You can eat light or hearty, with good...More

Thank bpsc3
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Tonight was the third time in two weeks I have eaten at the Cottage. Without doubt the Crab Cake is the BEST anywhere!

Thank Sue O
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The atmosphere is welcoming. The open and airy restaurant is very appealing. Great food and bar. Staff is professional. You won't be rushed. So plan to relax and enjoy your dinner with your family and friends.

Thank James C
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Delicious but very noisy! Definitely a family place so you always have kids running around. Make a reservation!

Thank pondflower
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
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
Since 2007, The Cottage Wellesley has been a go-to, full-service, casual dining restaurant in Wellesley, MA for guests looking for fresh, clean, coastal cuisine with the comfort and warmth of New England hospitality. The Cottage Owners, John and Laura Wolfe, aim for the restaurant to be a dependable, comfortable, every-day eatery offering lunch and dinner daily and brunch on Sundays. The Cottage strives to bring fresh and honest product to the menu, sourcing local whenever possible, and pushes the creative culinary scene in Boston’s metro-west suburbs.
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