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Cottonwood Coffee and Cottonwood Bistro

509 Main Ave, Brookings, SD 57006-1936
+1 605-692-7009
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good22%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“coffee shop” (3 reviews)
“great coffee” (4 reviews)
“latte” (3 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
££ - £££
509 Main Ave, Brookings, SD 57006-1936
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I hate to give a bad review but my friend and I came in and took a couple sips and had to pitch it right in the garbage a block down the street. It was atrocious. This isn't the first time I've had to throw...More

Thank Mjwali
Reviewed 8 August 2017

A great coffee place for a relaxing afternoon, study night, or date. The stuff is wonderful and is amongst the best coffee in town.

Thank Luis D
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Whether you want to be by yourself or with friends, this has some of the greatest hospitality and diversity in the community.

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

My quick gauge for if a coffee shop knows what their doing is how they steam/froth milk and if there's some evidence of latte art. Next is temp of drink and flavor of espresso, then espresso / milk ratio. This place passed with an B+/A-...More

Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I ordered the cold brew, the guy at the register wasn't sure if they had any and then started opening every cabinet under the table to find it, pulled it out of the back of a cabinet and asked a coworker "do you think this...More

Thank Tricia W
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Eschew the chain coffeehouses for something excellently local and unpretentious. Good value for tasty food and good coffee. Welcoming atmosphere that lets things just happen without pushing you out the door.

Thank Geoffrey H
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I thoroughly enjoy going to the Cottonwood for coffee. It's a great change and is always busy which says a lot about how good the coffee is!

Thank wendyhanson
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I love both of the Cottonwoods in Brookings. The downtown Cottonwood has a decidedly more hipster feel with lots of great local art adorning the walls, and comfortable seating including overstuffed chairs. They both offer delicious, gourmet sandwiches. I have only had their coffee to...More

Thank Teesie28385
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

The menu is small but the everything is good. I particularly like the muffuletta sandwich for lunch. The omelette a and breakfast burritos are good, as well. Wash it all down with a Dirty Chai. They make the best I've had.

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Service was terrible. We never did receive our water (which we went and got) and only got silverware after asking several times. Also, I never received what I ordered. I ate what they brought in the interest of time.

Thank Sue G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 Main Ave, Brookings, SD 57006-1936
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Brookings
  • Phone Number: +1 605-692-7009
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