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The Cottage

38 Calhoun St, Bluffton, SC 29910-7014
+1 843-757-0508
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (234 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38 Calhoun St, Bluffton, SC 29910-7014
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were given a gift certificate for this eclectic little restaurant and used it the day after my birthday. The specials of the day all sounded wonderful, but the fried green tomatoes with creamy tomato/shrimp sauce were absolutely delicious! These specials were on top of...More

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is an absolute must stop in the Bluffton/Hilton Head area. My favorite go to spot for a high quality meal, and a very pleasant, relaxing atmosphere. The cafe is very quaint and charming. I come here for lunch every time I'm in town for...More

Thank Maggie B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Good food, many interesting selections. Lunch menu is large and had at least 6 specials for lunch. The greeting by hostess was not very friendly or helpful. Food quality was good. Went to restroom, had to walk by kitchen. Restroom was not clean and kitchen...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with friends for lunch and a drink. It is a quaint little restaurant situated in beautiful old town Bluffton. Great menu at good prices. The Chicago Steak sandwich was wonderful. Our waitress Veronica was really good and attentive and enhanced the experience. Beautiful...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have made The Cottage our go to place for lunch on Thursdays. We go to lunch and then go to the farmers market. I love the numerous specials they offer. It took months before I ever ordered off the regular menu...More

Thank beffieh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a quick find on Google maps but it turned out to be a gem! The food was fantastic with very generous portions but I do wish they had some pancakes on the menu. This place was so charming and the staff was warm...More

Thank Msbrand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great local place with a surprisingly versatile menu. Everything from gumbo, seared tuna, salads, paninis. It's an eclectic place with fans everywhere, crowded limited seating but it works- it's fun, easy and the food is great! My Mom and I loved places like this and...More

Thank KimberlyR734
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for a late breakfast with no waiting. The menu offers many unique omelets and other offerings. We all enjoyed our choices and agreed that this was by far the best breakfast on our trip. The portions are large and the food was prepared...More

Thank GrannyD2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome, lunch!!!!!! Service amazing, Fresh Fish tacos!!!!!! Local Blue crab, bacon pot pie !!!!!!!! Will come back

Thank Rob Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed lunch at the Cottage. Good crab cake salad. Nice bakery where we bought dessert to take home.

Thank rrsflorida
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Christina V
8 January 2017|
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Response from Anna1345 | Reviewed this property |
our bill, with apps, lunch for 4, side salad and side french onion soup was over $100
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
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
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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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