Quick Bite

Painted Cottage Cafe

Painted Cottage Cafè
712 Haddon Ave, Collingswood
paintedcottage.biz

Hours: Tues-Sat, 7 am to 9 pm; Sun-Mon, 7 am to 3 pm.

Price: $

Style: Casual fare with a dash of jazz on Sundays.

Don’t Miss: For a healthy breakfast, the garden veggie omelet ($7.95) is stuffed with a salad’s worth of vegetables, including peppers, mushrooms, tomatoes, and onions, and, yes, they’ll make you an egg-white-only version. For lunch or dinner, the Cubano ($9.95) is a sure bet—the monster sandwich is piled with slow-roasted pork, ham, and Swiss, and served with steak fries. On Sundays, the Painted Cottage Café hosts an all-you-can-eat Jazz Brunch ($14.95) from 7 am to 3 pm with, of course, live music (you can also order à la carte).

Heads Up: The Painted Cottage Café has two separate rooms. The original restaurant is in the back of the building (which used to be a Woolworth’s—the marquee is still on the front)—with attached porch seating. The front portion is new this fall. It’s more casual with the same menu plus a deli section for takeout and lunchmeat orders.

The Scoop: If the name sounds familiar, that’s because Jim Boothryod used to run a Painted Cottage Café in Wildwood. But the commute was wearing, so when a space opened in Collingswood, where his wife already had a shop, he grabbed it. You can see some of Valerie Boothryod’s painted furniture and mosaics on display in the restaurant, but her separate store is across the street at 719 Haddon Avenue.

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Restaurant Details

  • Cuisine Type:
    American
  • Price Range:
    Moderate
  • Painted Cottage Cafe
    712 Haddon Avenue
    Collingswood, NJ 08108
  • Hours:
    Tues-Sat, 7 am to 9 pm; Sun-Mon, 7 am to 3 pm.

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