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The Buttermilk Cafe

) #1 of 61 Restaurants in Cobourg ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Cafe,
44 King St W, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 2L9, Canada
+1 905-373-7247
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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44 King St W, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 2L9, Canada
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1 - 10 of 434 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place has the best eggs benidict we have ever had. We highly recommend you eat here if your lucky enough to visit Cobourg.

Thank chris n
Reviewed 6 days ago

Arrived 10am on Sunday of August long weekend. Very busy, but still had some room on the patio. I recommend you arrive before 10am as shortly after we arrived, there began a lineup. Staff was very friendly and attentive. Had a good old fashioned, made...More

Thank Simcoe1961
Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant was very good! The staff were friendly and helpful and the food was delicious. I went with four vegetarians and one meat eater and we were all very happy with our meals. I would definitely recommend!

Thank Erin M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good, popular family restaurant. Friendly staff. Located in the middle of downtown King Street. Extensxive menu for breakfast. lunch and dinner. In summer has outside patio.

Thank AlmaCobourg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just an absolute gem of a restaurant right in downtown Cobourg Great service from a friendly team. good solid menu with daily specials I personally tried one of their burgers it was great my coworker had the daily sandwich special and loved it Home cut...More

Thank Brent H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Buttermilk is always a great place to take family and friends to. Good food, and friendly service.

Thank Catherine K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was very slow. It was a busy place. Breakfast was OK. Nothing over the top. I thought they will bring toast with the egg and sausage but they did not. Pancakes were good. Coffee was god as well.

Thank lifeiswow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend this little restaurant if you happen to visit Cobourg. We're here for the beach and wanted to stay for fireworks. Not many restaurants were open for dinner on a Saturday. We came in as we came by. It's quite busy. The lady to...More

Thank Edward L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the best breakfasts ever! Service was warm and welcoming (our server Julie was wonderful!). Everything homemade - bread, pancake batter, real potatoes, fresh ground coffee). Most original eggs Benedict : pancakes instead of English muffins, butterflied sausages instead of ham. Pancakes...More

Thank Katherine M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stop at the Buttermilk for breakfast every summer when we stay in Cobourg for the weekend. Very busy on the weekends.The pancakes are delicious especially with the extra cost of maple syrup. We also stopped in for dinner and good selection of meal choices....More

Thank Joyyy
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Questions & Answers
9 January 2017|
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Response from gerrywalker36 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. Soups, salads, entrees through to desserts. Very flexible; make sure your server knows your requirement.
Pegg F
28 May 2016|
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Response from snjsmith | Reviewed this property |
29 August 2015|
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Response from 1newfiechic | Reviewed this property |
Yes the buttermilk cafe has gluten free options. I'm not sure about their lunch and dinner menu as I have only had breakfast there, I am a celiac and the told me not to have their sausages as they could not guarantee they... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 King St W, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 2L9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Cobourg
  • Phone Number: +1 905-373-7247
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