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Cottonwood Bistro

$$ - $$$American, Cafe,
1710 6th St, Brookings, SD 57006-2329
+1 605-692-8938
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
8 Aug 2017
“Best Place For Breakfast”
23 Jul 2017
“Nice idea, but meh”
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7:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
1710 6th St, Brookings, SD 57006-2329
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

I personally love the breakfast here. The restaurant has great pancakes and breakfast burritos (my personal favorites). The coffee is great and they have a dedicated coffee shop on main street if you are a coffee lover.

Thank Luis D
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Visiting Brookings, SD for a conference and tried this place for lunch. Had quiche with salad. Quiche was supposed to be bacon/cheddar with onion and here was bacon nor cheddar, disappointing when I could've ordered the BLT to sufficiently clog my arteries. Side salad had...More

Thank Cate R
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Nice little bistro with good vegetarian options The atmosphere was okay but surprised about the empty display cases where you think they would have pastries. Otherwise, my veggie wrap was good and prices were reasonable.

Thank Flygirl_1350
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This destination is a great downtown neighborhood location. Artists share their works on the walls, fresh roasted coffee is available, and you will see a little of everyone come in and out through the day. Watch your step, the wood floors are old and charming....More

Thank Charmaine H
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Comfortable coffee house. Staff has typically been excellent and responsive. During peak times, the kitchen can get backed up but this has not ever affected the quality of the food that comes out of it. It's all good.

Thank scott p
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We knew very little about Brookings and found this spot by chance when seeking out breakfast on a Sunday morning. Counter service, friendly staff. A nice start to the day.

Thank M-J-M-Mpls
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This use to be a delightful coffee spot with homemade goodies and great staff. Not any more. The waitress got my order wrong, brought out cold eggs and toast made of poor quality bread that must have been toasted a week before with a thimble...More

1  Thank Sue G
Reviewed 11 April 2016

It's really difficult to keep me out of Cottonwood - the drinks are amazing, the people are friendly and the food is delicious. I had the grilled cheese and it was AMAZING!

Thank bpeick2
Reviewed 16 March 2016

What a lovely place. Great coffee, simple and delightful atmosphere, central location and awesome egg dishes!

Thank Anabragahenebry
Reviewed 18 February 2016

The service was very poor. The barista did not ask me what I wanted. He just stood there and gawked at me. I liked the coffee I ordered, but it took a very long time to make even though it wasn't busy.

Thank tori v
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1710 6th St, Brookings, SD 57006-2329
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Brookings
  • Phone Number: +1 605-692-8938
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