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The Cottage

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38 Calhoun St, Bluffton, SC 29910-7014
+1 843-757-0508
Today
08:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
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Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 15:00
Thu - Sat 17:00 - 20:00
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Flower Mound, United States
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The delicious, fun place to have breakfast.A neat old home in Old Town Bluffton. We had an omelet and French toast. Both were very tasty. The waitresses were fun to talk to, and gave us excellent service. Just down the road from the historic Church of the Cross and the oyster factory..

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Thank Bill Mary P
Centerville Georgia
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Overrated. Slow service and tight seating. Dessert was good but we waited too long for our food. Restroom is a tiny closet near the dishwasher!

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Thank William T
Bluffton, South Carolina
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Cottage has an extensive brunch menu and the food is delicious. Make a reservation. This is a very popular spot.

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Thank MaryMBriggs
Bluffton, South Carolina, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped by for lunch one Thursday while I was walking the Bluffton Farmers Market. The first thing you notice is the smell of fresh baked goods. Next you notice the atmosphere of attractive country charm thrown together with casual chic. The menu features a daily selection of some of the best food in town. Take a walk along Calhoun St.... More 

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Thank Sherry O
Bluffton, South Carolina
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great food and special desserts. Also a great place to meet for tea. The setting is in the quaint town of Bluffton, SC and there are numerous shops and art studio to visit,

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Thank Marilyn L
Westwood, New Jersey
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For service, for atmosphere, for great food -- the Cottage in Bluffton! Hands down the best! The breakfast is the best. The lunch in the best. The friendly atmosphere is the best. All around the Best there is!

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Thank vigone
Nashville, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little restaurant with the best fish tacos we have ever had and we have truly eaten a lot of great fish tacos. Great service and food. A must eat if u are in the area.

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Thank Goodeatstennessee
Beaufort, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I understand it is pet friendly..but when two different pets are relieving themselves right in front of you while you are eating is unacceptable. Our brunch was ruined by the smell of dog poop and pee.

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Thank pocowauna
Jacksonville, North Carolina
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think this is one of THE best places to eat since I moved to the area!!! Amazing food, great cozy atmosphere. We ate outside and its location in historic Bluffton made it quite a treat! We ordered the Swordfish special, the shrimp/crab/avocado roll, the fried green tomatoes, and french onion soup. All were unbelievably amazing!!! I also ordered for... More 

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Thank Anna1345
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our local friend who owns The Calhoun Street Gallery recommended we dine at The Cottage. So glad he did! The place is packed so we opt to eat outside despite the cold. There are plenty of veggie options. My daughters opt for the mozzarella, tomato, and pesto wrap. My husband and I share the fish taco special. We only wish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 14:00
Monday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:00
Thursday
08:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Calhoun St, Bluffton, SC 29910-7014
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Bluffton
  • Phone Number: +1 843-757-0508
Description
Winner of Hilton Head Monthly Reader's Choice Awards and Best of Bluffton Awards in 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010! Sit back and relax in this cozy, 1868 Low Country cottage, then savor delicious, sophisticated fare for Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Afternoon Tea, Early Dining, Dinner, and Sunday Brunch. Breakfast items include Green Eggs N' Ham, Cottage Hash, French Toast, Huevos Rancheros, and a long list of Benedicts! Lunch includes award-winning Tacos, Pot Pies, Awesome Salads, Lettuce Wraps, Paninis, the BEST Fried Green Tomatoes EVER, and house specials such as B'Town Gumbo, Shrimp & Grits, Lobster Avocado Roll, Cranberry Trout , Flounder Amandine and more! The Cottage features 20-30 different desserts every day. Award-winning Pistachio Cake is a MUST! Choose from the daily delectable assortment of pies, cakes, cookies, bread pudding, dessert bars, brownies, shortbread, corn bread, homemade granola, cheesecakes, local honey and more! The Cottage offers a full bar including wine and beer, house-roasted coffees, cappuccinos, lattes, espresso and more than 75 loose-leaf teas to choose from. Dine indoors or out on the wrap-around porch. Pet friendly. Reservations suggested for parties of five or more.

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