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“Nice brunch”
Review of The Cottage

The Cottage
Ranked #36 of 320 Restaurants in Traverse City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Soups
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Reviewed 30 July 2014

We stopped for brunch, which was good and a good value. It was not a huge buffet, but seemed to be focused on quality not quantity of different dishes. It was only $11.99 for the breakfast buffet. They had very clean restrooms. This is a good stop while traveling.

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1  Thank somanyislands
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Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

First rate service excellent fresh food and good prices to boot! This is a wonderful place to eat for any occasion. They have some excellent dinner choices as well as lunch.

Thank ARW4785
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Reviewed 21 July 2014 via mobile

The short review: Good food, reasonable prices, friendly service.

The long review: After a long rather stressful day we stopped at Cottage Cafe because it looked comfortable. It was.
Husband had the special which was perch. I had fish & chips, not at all what I would normally order.
The perch was very good. Lightly breaded and fried perfectly. My fish had a few chewy bites but was overall good. The sweet potato fries were just spicy enough and clearly freshly made. Slaw was very flavorful with milk rather than vinegar base.
The service was perfect. Our waiter was attentive and friendly without being overboard.
We both felt better in every way when we left Cottage Cafe. If we lives in the area we would probably stop in often because it's just so easy.

2  Thank MaymeSez
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Reviewed 9 July 2014

I've always rated a good lunch restaurant by their BLT Sandwich....some are super....some are horrendous. Here, they are incredible!! Probably one of the best I've ever had. This family owned and operated restaurant has been around for some years...and is ofter overlooked as there are so many other restaurants in Traverse City. Don't bypass it next time you're in town. Their breakfasts are super...their fries are home cut and are some of the best you'll ever have. No, I don't know how their dinner is....as we haven't journeyed there. But for breakfasts...and a good lunch...their on our must go list each time we're in town...AND the service is super, the management caring...and VERY accommodating!

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Thank Jack B
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Reviewed 9 July 2014

I was staying at the comfort inn, and working the Cherry Festival, got off work at 9:00 p.m noted they were open still, went and had a bite to eat. I had a steak and salad bar, very simple it was just average.

Went back for breakfast had cherry pancakes, the pancakes came from a box, and cherry's from a can. Coffee was terrible.

Service is very friendly.

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1  Thank JeffandJulie H
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