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1050 Paignton House Road | JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa, Minett, Ontario P0B 1G0, Canada (Hwy #7 Peninsula Road)
+1 705-765-1900
07:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Wed 07:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

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

Thank aprildawn22
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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 fresh in the chafing pans), the dessert selection and display was embarrassing. The romaine lettuce... More 

Thank TorontoANTo
Lauren M, Communications and Marketing Specialist at Cottages, responded to this review

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 to share with the culinary team. I hope you will return again soon so we... More 

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15 restaurant reviews
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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 it was only a buffet - we leave ones forward to it! However, when we... More 

Thank MJGlas
Lauren M, Communications and Marketing Specialist at Cottages, responded to this review

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 specifics of your stay. We greatly appreciate your feedback and hope we can improve upon... More 

Markham, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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.

Thank EMcD17
Lauren M, Communications and Marketing Specialist at Cottages, responded to this review

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 guests. Guests are welcome to enjoy their meal at the bar, in the Muskoka room... More 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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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.

Thank FishingObsession
LeahLeslie, Director of Sales at Cottages, responded to this review

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 hope that you spoke directly with a member of our team to provide specific feedback.... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
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
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75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
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.

Thank H H
LeahLeslie, Director of Sales at Cottages, responded to this review

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, etc. At $24.99 the price is at between $5 and $15 less than comparable buffet... More 

Bracebridge, Canada
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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. We made it up with the wonderful Eggs Benedict. Family was impressed. David, Outlets Manager... More 

Thank shenais
LeahLeslie, Director of Sales at Cottages, responded to this review

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 and he takes such good care of our guests. Thanks again and come back soon! More 

Oakville, Canada
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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.

Thank Ian W
LeahLeslie, Director of Sales at Cottages, responded to this review

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 Arctic Char Salade Nicoise. We look forward to your next visit! More 

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Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast buffet there. They had lots of choices. They also were fast at removing are plates and refilling are drinks.

Thank charleneh645
LeahLeslie, Director of Sales at Cottages, responded to this review

Hello, charleneh645! It is great to hear from you again and thanks for your posts! I agree that the breakfast buffet at Cottages is bountiful and that the service team members do a great job of keeping the restaurant tidy. We look forward to your next visit! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
American, Canadian, International
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
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?