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The Cottage

$$ - $$$American, ,
190 Linden St, Wellesley, MA 02482-7933
+1 781-239-1100
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (21 reviews)
“brick chicken” (6 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
190 Linden St, Wellesley, MA 02482-7933
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1 - 10 of 294 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I've had mixed experiences here. Under impressive wait staff and inconsistent food quality/presentation. Very loud atmosphere.

Thank Tara U
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Arrived around 7:30 on Halloween night. The restaurant was fairly quiet but several patrons were occupying the bar area high tops tables and bar. The bartender was efficient and service minded. Tastings: Sesame Ahi Tuna Nachos seared rare, crispy wontons, asian vegetables, ginger vinaigrette, wasabi...More

Thank RCS3rd
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The location is still well cared for and maintained. It was a quiet time and peaceful. The waitress was attentive and the food was highly presentable.

1  Thank Harvey G
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Brunch offers everything you could want from fish tacos and burgers to omlets and french toast. Orange juice is served in big 12 oz glasses and is delicious. We went with teens. Everyone liked their choices. For myself I ordered eggs Benedict. Lovely muffin, paper...More

Thank csf1
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We had fish and chips but the fish was not fresh. It has a very fish smell. The batter was too thick. The beef short ribs was bit dry. We had to ask for extra gravy. The place is very crowded weekends. Service is good...More

Thank MOKKualaLumpur
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Response from JAMES B | Reviewed this property |
Its not my restaurant, but you can do better.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, 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
Grand Re-Opening January 19th at 5pm! 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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