” Great Patio” Love sitting outside enjoying the wonderfully prepared dishes…chef specials are good. Mint tea, grouper tacos, fried green tomatoes…Yum! A. Ryes June 25, 2015
“Best Kept Secret in Bluffton” great food and service… only a short drive from HHI. We went to Farmers Market on Thursday then dinner at the Cottage. L. Green June 24, 2015
“One of the 10 Best Restaurants in Bluffton/Hilton Head.”
We just completed our fifth visit. Food, Service/Ambience GREAT! We particularly like the fresh seafood, Fresh, Tasty and Most Enjoyable!
Murray S. June 14, 2015
“Very good breakfast!”
My friend and I were visiting Hilton Head and we decided to drive over to Bluffton because we had heard it was a cute area – it is very charming and loved it there! We stopped at this restaurant for breakfast and it was very good. I enjoyed the atmosphere …we ate outside – it was beautiful out – and laid back. Different options for coffee and tea. The portions we got were pretty big, but delicious! The fried potatoes were very yummy! I would def come back here again when I am in town!
P. Burgess June 12, 2015
“Great restaurant and bakery”
We have had breakfast and dinner at the Cottage. Love the French toast with Carmelized apples. They have over 90 different teas to choose from, and their butter pecan coffee is delicious. Had the fish for dinner – very moist and flavorful. You can choose a dessert from their bakery section, and you may want to take something home too. Outdoor seating is pet friendly.
J. Willis Alexandria, Virgina June 6, 2015
I recently enjoyed tea at The Cottage and have written a post about it in my blog, Tea Time and More. I hope that you will check out the post – it is called A Cottage Tea. I also purchased your cookbook and would like your permission to share 2 of the recipes that I enjoyed that day: Southern Chicken Salad Tea Sandwiches and Cherry Almond Cream Scones. I will, of course give you full credit.Thank you for an enjoyable afternoon tea and for letting me know as quickly as possible if I can share these two recipes. http://teatimeandmore.com/ Best wishes, Daphne Wright-November 2014
I recently visited your establishment for the very first time while vacationing in Hilton Head. I am from NJ and was told by some friends that your place was not to be missed. We dined at your Cottage on Sunday, 8/24/14, for breakfast and I wanted to let you know how wonderful the food was!!! On a scale from 1 to 10, I would rate you a 15!! Kuddo’s to your chef!! Again I thank you for a delicious meal and can’t want to come back soon.” Vita – August 2014
“Our visit to your Cottage was AMAZING! The food and the SERVICE was OUTSTANDING! You made this an unforgetable day for us! And talk about PAYING IT FORWARD THAT MORNING AND LUNCH WOW!!” We will be back! Thank you
Jutta and Edward Kobel- August 2013
“The food is so good. The menu is exciting, the flavors are unique. It is absolutely one of my favorite places to dine in the Bluffton area.” Barry DePristo- August 2013 via Facebook
YesI love this restaurant…….Now that my gushing is out of the way. The Cottage is exactly what Calhoun street needed. I have eaten at this restaurant many times and have NEVER had a meal that was not thoroughly enjoyable. The staff are friendly yet not intrusive, the menu offers an assortment of dishes that should satisfy most everyone. Now to the shortfalls. Parking is abysmal. You have to hunt along the road for a place and god for bid it’s raining. The front of the restaurant becomes a lake and there is no hope of coming or going with your feet staying dry. They have done all they can by bringing out temporary ramps to put on their walkway but the street and sidewalk flood badly. Seating is limited but worth the wait if you don’t get a table right away. The chef is a keeper using fresh ingredients and showing his culinary skill. I still can’t quite figure out the pimento cheese spread and couple of crackers and carrot sticks that arrive to keep your stomach from growling and mouth from salivating in anticipation of the culinary creation that you have ordered. As I said……I don’t get it but…..whatever. THE COTTAGE is one of those rare treats you are so happy to have discovered and you hope it always remains just as it is and does not fall the way of so many wonderful restaurants and lose itself in it’s success. TripAdvisor- April 29- Liz Bree
I just wanted to tell you how much I enjoy the food and atmosphere at The Cottage. FYI I am moving to downtown Bluffton and am excited about being even closer to you. Congrats on the wonderful job you are doing.
P.S. One of my very favorites is the Fried Green Tomatoes, the shrimp are always perfectly cooked. Dierdre J., Jan. 2012
Your Cottage IS THE BEST. My DAUGHTER AND I just love it…the food service and drinks (MINT TEA) is the best in S.C. Whatever you are doing keep it up…Your place puts a 5 star on best eating places here. Good Luck with 2012.
Jane U., Jan. 2012
We came to the Cottage a week after you opened And fell in love with the food and the people, especially Wendy. She is one of a kind!!!! All the food is great. It if we had to pick one thing that blew us away was your vanilla good that we ordered two sheets of it last July for a family reunion. It was a big hit! We will be coming down to HHI ( from Ohio) the end of Jan and will visit The Cottage as many times as possible!!! Please say hello to Wendy for us!!
Cindy & Dave, Jan. 2012
I come a couple of times a year to visit my was the highlight! The food, the decor, the
service (even though we got there at 2:15, we got great service!) was wonderful. We also got two macaroons to go. I ate mine that evening and I am a coconut fanatic. Many macaroons are overly sweet and to me, that masks the flavor of the coconut. Yours were perfect! Now my friend is going to bring her husband. We think he will love the Elvis Presley sandwich! Can’t wait to visit again, and I will DEFINITELY be coming to The Cottage! I am going to share your website and information and my recommendation to my face book friends and email buddies. Thank you!
Cheryl N., Jan. 2012
My husband and I had breakfast at The favorite breakfast ever – it was a Belgian waffle topped with yogurt, orange blossom granola, band bananas, drizzled with honey. I still talk about it and plan to return to the restaurant again for a meal at any time of day, breakfast, lunch or dinner. We are so pleased to find such a delightful, unique place to dine in the Bluffton area.
Debbie H., Jan 2012
Leslie, thank you once more for the wonderful open house. Our 50 guests could not have been more complimentary. They absolutely raved about your food, service and atmosphere. Most everyone specifically said it was the best destination-reception they’ve ever attended! Jaime and I will absolutely be stopping by the next time we’re in Bluffton. Your staff was marvelous and sincere in their efforts to make our wedding weekend one for the memory books.
~Thanks again, Kent & Jaime Culberson