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The Cottage Hotel of Mendon Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1390 Pittsford Mendon Rd, Mendon, NY 14506-9776
+1 585-624-1390
11:30 - 02:00
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Sun 12:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Rochester, New York
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for dinner with several friends. Not a complaint among us. Menu tends toward standard bar food, sandwiches, burgers, fries, etc, but they do it well, and prices are reasonable. Service was very good. Atmosphere was suitable for families and adults/bar patrons. If you're into this sort of thing, the building itself has some history behind it, from its days... More 

Thank yankeedave
Honeoye Falls, New York
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great pub food to relax and enjoy a beer and wings or super Angus burger with an ice cold beer from their large tap selection. Another favorite is the steak salad.

1 Thank rmicoli
Mendon, New York
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72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The Cottage Hotel is a great place for a beer and a burger. On the weekends, they have local bands and it's a lot of fun. Check out the cool cooler (no pun intended)...you'll see it right when you walk in. Parking is a little scarce, but it's worth finding a spot.

1 Thank greekbecky2016
Pittsford, New York
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Never occurred to me to go to The Cottage for dinner. Great place to catch a game with friends and pound some beers. But food? So we went on the recommendation of some friends and were glad we did. Nice selection of specialty drinks and tavern food. More than the obligatory wings and burgers. Service was great. We ate outside.... More 

1 Thank Bajaboy08
Rochester, New York
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a beer. Stayed for what I thought would be bar food. Turned out to be so much more and so much better. Be sure to try the sweet onion bison burger. The menu is full of surprises like that. You'll have to come back.

1 Thank Stuart L
New York
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

My wife and I dined with another couple last night at the Cottage Hotel. We arrived around 8 PM and waited just a couple of minutes to be seated. They had two specials, one of which was prime rib and they ran out of that before we ordered. The second was a shrimp and haddock creole dish which 3 out... More 

1 Thank NewYorkDon67
Rochester, New York
1 review
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

After stopping for a late lunch snack which was good I decided to return with wife and friends for a Saturday eve dinner of their prime rib special. Three of four of us were served not even luke warm soup and a greasy slice of almost cold meat and potato Ugh! My wife who refuses to send meals back ate... More 

Thank rrosenbloom
Rochester, New York
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have been on a mission for the best burger in Rochester and the best burger under $10. At $9, this burger wins both categories! We've come here a few times now and their food is amazing! Tonight, my father in law and I ordered the the slayer burger. Which is prime rib, pulled pork, bacon, bbq... More 

Thank TheDarkAngelofLove
Rochester, NY
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Though the interior is nothing to write home about, this place used to be a solid bet for a good gastropub-esque meal. However, last time we visited was an absolute mess. Though the food was delicious as usual, nothing else went right. Waitress did not know the answers to simple menu questions and never mentioned the specials. Took over 20... More 

Thank Enfys15
New York
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We have been here several times for both lunch and dinner. The food is okay. The biggest issue is there are sewer problems and the place smells awful! The service is always very slow.

Thank cjcnewyork

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1390 Pittsford Mendon Rd, Mendon, NY 14506-9776
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Mendon
  • Phone Number: +1 585-624-1390

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?