THE COTTAGE, is a warm and welcoming new restaurant by Chef Brian Lewis, which embraces the local community and is greatly influenced by the artisan farmers and growers in our region. Chef Brian's creative take on American cooking offers an exciting menu of hand-crafted dishes, inspired by techniques and cultures from various regions around the globe. Our food, wine and signature cocktails are paired with gracious hospitality in a warm and cozy setting. We are deeply rooted in seasonality, focused on sourcing exceptional ingredients and creating a memorable experience for our guests.
Valentine's Eve$85.00 per person
Feb 13, 2022 onlyCelebrate Valentine's Eve at The Cottage with our four course chef's tasting menu. Special night, special menu. No a la carte options available.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Wagyu Brisket Steam Buns
napa kimchi - duck fat potato tempura
black mission fig - romesco - corn - creamy grits
gruyere cheese - sriracha aioli - bacon & onion jam
Amazing as always!!! Me and my husband favorite restaurant, never disappoints!
Good food and prompt service.
Every food item was delicious and service was great
Portions were on the small size especially the fish which was not more than 4-5 oz at best
Delicious meal once again at the Cottage!
The Cottage is a premier restaurant.
Cheese platter contained 2 pieces of rind only. Ordered 2 meals of tagliatelle Bolognese for $32 each and they were each less than the size of a Primi portion. Very disappointed.
Delicious food, great presentation, wonderful service. Can't wait to go back!
excellent all the way around. Loved the scallop and wagyu brisket apps.
Everything was excellent and great service!
Wonderful dinner, perfect timing by our wait staff. All and all a perfect evening.
Appetizers were VERY good but entrees were just ok
Cheerful staff. Melonie was awesome. Interesting menu. One app disappointed otherwise 5 star
Delicious food. Staff went above and beyond to make our anniversary dinner special.
Outstanding, welcoming service. Excellent, delicious dishes. Beautiful ambience. We will definitely Italy be back!!
VERY loud. Server could have been more personable. Food was good
Food was good but not up to its usual standard. We were wondering if there was a change in the kitchen.
Phenomenal! Service was impeccable, everyone was so prompt and polite. Setting is so quaint & cozy. Food was incredible from start to finish, and so were the cocktails! Will be back again
Dining room is a lovely cozy spot- looked like the bar room was fun and would be a great spot to dine at the bar.
Great waitperson and the food was delicious!!!
Must go for anyone not familiar with The Cottage. Hand's down the best there is in Fairfield County.
We hadn’t been here since before Covid, and remembered why we had such a great time! The food is exceptional
Best restaurant in Fairfield county, hands down! I recommend this to everyone I know!
Food was fabulous as usual. The scallop Nigiri and the squash agnolotti was amazing. Atmosphere is warm, charming and intimate.
Outstanding as always. Great food, great service in a nice environment.
Appetizer and main dishes were delicious. Dessert was not worth the calories. The sundae has 1 scoop of ice cream submerged in a sauce and looked like a bowl of melted syrup and ice cream. The merengue was very dry. The waiter seemed mostly concerned with making sure we ordered many alcoholic beverages and little else. Despite the very good food, we probably won’t come back.
This restaurant is taking food to a new level of taste beyond any local competitors.
Friendly, attentive service. Delicious, unique dishes. Perfect portions to be able to try a variety of outstanding options. Loved our experience here. A special treat!
Could not decide between everything on the menu, so we got as many apps as possible and loved every single one. Highly highly recommend.
Don't go if you're hungry. Although its purported to be farm to table, not much food makes it to your table! We ordered the halibut ($35) and what arrived was a piece of halibut not much bigger than a large postage stamp accompanied by a few vegetable granules (tiny pieces). We also ordered the lobster spaghetti ($35). This was described by the server as "chunks of lobster in a red sauce with homemade pasta. The sauce was indeed red, but "chunks" of lobster? Well, maybe the light was too dim, but if I wasn't told before hand that there was any seafood of any sort in that modest pile of pasta, I wouldn't have known. However, the spicy squid and broccoli ($17) appetizer was very good and plentiful enough. Good also was the chestnut soup-but again, not enough of it.
Menu was very limited; we wished there had been more choices. They served us a glass of Prosecco on the house since it was our anniversary, which a nice surprise.
Friendly staff and unique tasty food! Options for all food preferences.
As always, The Cottage was terrific! Food, service and ambiance were stellar. I've never had a bad meal at this place.
as always great service great food and especially good cocktails- we will be back
It was a first time here and we will be coming back! It was so nice to go somewhere where the food was very good and we could have a conversation. Such an enjoyable evening and the staff was so charming! Thank you!
My wife and I went to The Cottage to celebrate my birthday. Because of the COVID pandemic, we opted to sit outside in a heated a ventilated space. It was comfortable, warm enough during a cold fall evening and a great accommodation, but it wasn’t the same as eating in an elegant indoor space. (No fault of the restaurant, of course.) The food was absolutely outstanding, with novel preparations and ingredients, so tasty and satisfying Moreover, the staff could not have been nicer and befitting of a restaurant of high quality. It’s rather on the expensive side, but for a special occasion, it was quite a lovely treat. We’ll be going back !
The setting was very nice, quiet, ventilated, charming.
The waitress was clearly in a bad mood.
I ordered a vegetable plate (not on the menu) which seemed to annoy the waitress, and I was served a bowl of rice and steamed, unseasoned broccoli pieces with some stringy spinach.
It cost $9 for bread. The bread was delicious but it was one large brioche and some seasoned butter— $9!!
My two companions had buckwheat pasta which they said was very good.
We shared a tarte tatin which was a small slice with a very small scoop of cream.
The maitre d' and other staff were friendly and helpful, but we won't be returning.
I was very disappointed at my first visit to the cottage, the staff was lovely with the exception of our waitress who really needed some training or was having a very bad day last Sunday for brunch, Bad enough she was taking our order in bits and pieces but to come over and take the order from my table without me being there and there was only a table of two is ridiculous I was in the ladies room? Bag Millatti was over cooked watery and falling apart the salad had a dressing with no flavor and I thought food was not brought to the table all the same time we were only a party of two… Said cottage very sad
I was excited to dine here after reading positive reviews but I thought it was mediocre and over priced. The bread, which is on the app list, was dry. The halibut was just ok and the goose liver was really not great. The coffee sundae was disappointing as well. The restaurant is charming and the service is great but honestly we're never going back.
All around great food and dining experience
The food was suberb, notably the bonito app. Great, unusual drinks -- love that they went off the beaten path. The service was attentive and friendly. A lovely night out.
We have been here many times — it is always a special event even if it’s just everyday dining. The food is consistently amazing.
The Cottage offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (203) 557-3701.
The Cottage is rated 4.7 stars by 1165 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.