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The Cottage

126 W Cottage Ave, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-5588
+1 928-774-8431
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good10%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
126 W Cottage Ave, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-5588
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Reviewed 22 April 2015

For the special occasion or have out of town guests visiting, this is the place to to go. It is in an old house near downtown which gives it quite a bit of charm. The service is the best that I have ever had in...More

Thank Canniff9
Reviewed 16 April 2015

WOW! This has to have been one of the best meals of our lives - and we are foodies. We also love our wine and are very picky about service. One of us is a vegetarian. They hit a homerun on all counts. Dylan, our...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2015

Loved the food and the place. Service its excellent. I hope more restaurants from here prepares the food as this one.

Thank WeTravelNice
Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

As is obvious from all the other excellent reviews, it is difficult to overstate the food and service provided by the Cottage Place Restaurant. My husband had one of the evening's specials which included shrimp that were enormous and succulent. I had the tenderloin and...More

Thank Barb M
Reviewed 1 April 2015

We were very pleased with the dining choices among the four of us from appetizers to desserts. The lobster bisque was delicately flavored and deemed excellent. The salads were fresh, well composed and perfectly dressed. The tenderloin and mushroom ravioli main was a fabulous combination....More

Thank MCBW5875
Reviewed 30 March 2015

The food was perfect. Absolutely perfect. Best meal both my boyfriend and I have ever had. The only complaint I have is the seating. We were really near the next couple, and the table legs prevented my legs from being comfortable while sitting. But the...More

Thank Irene J
Reviewed 24 March 2015

Went based on a recommendation from our host @ England House B&B. My wife and I enjoyed the service and food! Definitely a place that we will visit again, when we are in Flagstaff.

Thank mj0hns0ns
Reviewed 22 March 2015

Visited this restaurant based on Trip advisor reviews and it was just fabulous, being vegetarian we are lucky to find one vegetarian main course item in the menu and we found 3! The service from the minute you walk in the door was superior Frank...More

Thank HappyLovingLife
Reviewed 22 March 2015

Nice, quiet and excellent gourmet food. The list of wines is quite impressive. We really liked the chop lamb.

Thank Alfredo L
Reviewed 22 March 2015

We had a very nice dinner for 4 while visiting family in Flag. Thank to the TA reviewers for the recommendation. In a remodeled house, the restaurant had a nice feel. It was full when we came in but we didn't feel too crowded nor...More

Thank Russ00
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20 January 2015|
Response from Ron C | Reviewed this property |
I'm a customer, not the restaurant
20 January 2015|
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Response from frankbranham | Property representative |
We could certainly discuss a take out. Can you provide date, number of people and what you have in mind. Also, how far from Flagstaff will you be; where? Please feel free to call the restaurant at 928-774-8431 and ask to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 W Cottage Ave, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-5588 (Formerly Cottage Place Restaurant)
    (South Humphreys)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Flagstaff
  • Phone Number: +1 928-774-8431
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Welcome to The Cottage, formerly The Cottage Place. Join Chef Scott Heinonen and his team for farmhouse bistro cuisine inspired by the flavors of the French countryside. 

After 6 weeks of refreshing renovations, we are officially open for dinner and are currently accepting reservations.

The Cottage Chef Owner Scott Heinonen is a graduate from the School of Hotel and Restaurant Management at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona. Over the past 30 years, Heinonen has cooked throughout the Southwest, Pacific Northwest and Northern California. He has also completed numerous continuing education courses at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone in Napa Valley. A highlight of this time was his stint as a private chef for Sir Paul McCartney and Heather Mills.

Returning to Flagstaff in 2005, Heinonen was the opening chef of the popular Cuvee 928 Wine Bar & Cafe, where his cooking was met with rave reviews and created a culinary buzz with local gourmands. Following this time at Cuvee, Heinonen fulfilled a lifelong goal of operating his own restaurant. Tinderbox Kitchen opened in May of 2009, leading the culinary resurgence of Flagstaff and San Francisco Street’s “Southside.” Heinonen’s concept of “American Comfort Food Redefined” quickly made Tinderbox a regional favorite, garnering numerous accolades and creating an stellar reputation statewide.

2017 brings a new culinary chapter for Heinonen with the opening of The Cottage, formerly the Cottage Place. He has transformed this long time, Flagstaff fine dining restaurant into a stylish farmhouse French bistro, which opened April 23, 2017 for dinner service.

The Cottage cuisine reflects the regional country dishes of France, interpreted with Heinonen’s modern sensibility, incorporating locally sourced ingredients. Chef Heinonen’s culinary passion is deeply rooted in cooking with the seasons and the ever-changing menu of The Cottage will emanate this philosophy. Diners can look forward to exploring French cuisine prepared with heart and soul.
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