Recently Voted as "Best Burger in Michigan" by USA TODAY and "Peoples Choice Best Burger" in both Grand Rapids Magazine and On the Town Magazine for several years in a row. Cottage Bar's casual charm, is downtown's oldest operating bar and restaurant. Famous for the city's best burgers and three different styles of chili. The Annual Cottage Bar Chili Cook-off is the second Saturday in September with a street party benefiting Gilda's Club. Full dinner menu as well. Outside cafe during summertime.
A favorite gathering spot since 1927, The Cottage has been awarded multiple “Best Burger” awards from local customers and national critics.
Food & Dining
Enjoy great sports bar food like chili and the award-winning Cottage Burger. And how’s this for competition: the annual Chili Cook-off draws dozens of competitors.