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Cottages

1050 Paignton House Road | JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa, Minett, Ontario P0B 1G0, Canada
+1 705-765-1900
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (11 reviews)
“omelette” (6 reviews)
“salmon” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Canadian, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1050 Paignton House Road | JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa, Minett, Ontario P0B 1G0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 134 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking out at the lake while enjoying a coffee is a good start to any day. Lots of fresh fruit and huge omelette station. Get a paper at the desk.

Thank Cameron L
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Unbelievable presentation of courses. Esthetically pleasing and tastebud tantalizing. Warm and cozy atmosphere.

Thank aprildawn22
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We ate here on the eve before New Years eve and we were terribly disappointed. The dining area was only partially full (despite a full hotel) and the atmosphere was downright depressing. The food selection was limited and dry (not busy enough to keep things...More

Thank TorontoANTo
Lauren M, Communications and Marketing Specialist at Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

TorontoANTo, thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear that your dining experience did not meet your expectations. I hope you will contact a member of our leadership team to discuss the specifics. We greatly appreciate your feedback and I will be sure...More

Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We were at the end of our 3 night visit at the Rosseau and up until that point we had brought our own food but on our last night we decided to treat ourselves...big mistake! When we called to reserve we had been told that...More

Thank MJGlas
Lauren M, Communications and Marketing Specialist at Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2017

MJGlas, thank you for sharing your review. I am sorry to hear about your dining experience as this is not the type of service we aim to offer. I encourage you to contact a member of our leadership team directly so you may discuss the...More

Reviewed 5 January 2017

My family ate 3 meals (breakfast and 2 dinners) here. Staff were pleasant but we didn't like having the buffet as the only option. Food was overpriced for what was offered.More

Thank EMcD17
Lauren M, Communications and Marketing Specialist at Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2017

EMcD17, thank you for sharing your review. I am pleased to hear that you found our servers to be pleasant, they always work hard to provide intuitive service. In the future please note that Lakes Lobby and Bar and Muskoka Chophouse are open year-round to...More

Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful space at a great hotel. The service was good but the buffet was terrible. Very few options and expensive. Well below what it should be at this hotel.More

Thank FishingObsession
LeahLeslie, Director of Sales at Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2017

FishingObsession, thank you for posting a review after your visit to our resort. It is great to read that you found the hotel and surroundings beautiful and enjoyed the service but I am sorry to learn that the buffet did not earn your praise. I...More

Reviewed 30 December 2016

Make sure you have a piece of mind of spending good amount of money there! The food quality is good though.

Thank Mohi87
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Food was good. Not sure that it's so amazing that it's worth the price but everything at this resort has inflated prices. I guess you have to eat a lot to make it worth it- which I do not.More

Thank H H
LeahLeslie, Director of Sales at Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

H H, thank you for posting a review on TripAdvisor. I agree that breakfast at Cottages is always good. The bountiful breakfast buffet includes a wide variety of fresh fruits, all kinds of goodies baked daily in the resort pastry kitchen, multiple protein options, cereals,...More

Reviewed 27 December 2016

This is one of our favourite places to visit for breakfast. We had family over for Christmas from NJ and we could not think of a better place than Cottages. Everything went to our expectations. Only thing missing was the Omelet Station at the buffet....More

Thank shenais
LeahLeslie, Director of Sales at Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2016

shenai, thank you for bringing your guests from New Jersey to Cottages for the breakfast buffet and thanks for the excellent review! It is particularly inspiring to see David's name mentioned in such a positive light. He really is a fantastic member of the team...More

Reviewed 11 December 2016

We enjoyed a couple of nice meals at Cottages during our stay at The Rosseau in Muskoka. The service was very good and the food was also good. I enjoyed some nice fish & chips on the first occasion and with a local craft beer.More

Thank Ian W
LeahLeslie, Director of Sales at Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

Well, hello again, Ian W! Thanks for your positive comments regarding your dining experience at Cottages restaurant. I agree that the fish and chips are great and the craft beers are an excellent match. Since you like fish, next time I recommend trying the house-smoked...More

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basoup
Our daughter, 11 years, ca not eat gluten. Are there many GF options for her? Can you please list what items are GF?
20 February 2016|
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Response from Lauren M | Property representative |
basoup, Our culinary team are always happy to discuss the gluten free options available and the preparation techniques used in the kitchen. If you would like to speak directly with the culinary team please call 705 765... More
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mirchi17
Hi, does your dinner buffet have any vegetarian options?
31 March 2015|
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Response from Kati S | Property representative |
Thank you for your question - it's a great one! Yes, the buffet in Cottages always offers a selection of vegetarian options. Our culinary team is also happy to assist guests in maintaining their dietary routines by creating... More
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DMN2013
What is the price of the buffet at the Cottages restaurant for adults and children?
3 March 2015|
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Response from Kati S | Property representative |
Thank you for your question - Cottages breakfast buffet is $24.95 plus HST for adults, and $12 plus HST for children 5-12 years old. Through the March Break we offer special menu pricing, and packages that include... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Cuisine
American, Canadian, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
19:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1050 Paignton House Road | JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa, Minett, Ontario P0B 1G0, Canada
    (Hwy #7 Peninsula Road)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Muskoka District  >  Minett
  • Phone Number: +1 705-765-1900
  • E-mail
Description
Bright, welcoming and friendly - Cottages restaurant offers hearty selections made with the freshest and highest quality ingredients. Overlooking Lake Rosseau, this restaurant expands in summer to include a spectacular patio. Year-round, the breakfast buffet features omelets and Belgian waffles made to order. True to its name, the environment at Cottages is reminiscent of spending time at the cottage with family and friends. Enjoy the work of local artists on display throughout the restaurant.
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