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The Cottage - Closed

522 Lucerne Ave.
Lake Worth, FL 33460
The Cottage +

Christina Mendenhall


  • Daily 11am-2am
  • $, $$
  • Banquet Facilities, Business Dining, Catering, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Street Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Required
Two brothers from Staten Island, Tony and Andre Lufty, took over this Lake Worth space and had the good sense to expand into the great outdoors, digging up the old dirt side yard, laying pavers for a candlelit patio, and in the process making the Cottage the biggest draw in the area. Sit outside, jawing with your friendly fellow patrons, for as long as it takes to consume half a dozen inexpensive small plates and fusion cocktails. Ginger mint lemonade with citrus vodka makes a perfect foil for a plate of ground sirloin sliders tarted up with grilled onion and chive jack cheese. "Beggars pouches" sauce pear and gouda-stuffed pastas in oodles of butter sprinkled with sautéed garlic, pine nuts, and fresh basil. The food and the infused cocktails are terrific, and the patrons are likely to break into spontaneous song - but be warned, it might just be an aria from Rigoletto. Jazz brunch is on Sunday.

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    Thursday, January 26, 2006 at 4 a.m. by Gail Shepherd

    The folks at the table next to us are as eager to strike up a conversation as they are to inhale what's on their "small plate." There's something about The Cottage (522 Lucerne Ave., Lake Worth, 561-586-0080) that's got people talki...


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