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Dancing Goat Cafe & Bakery

6289 Cabot Trail, North East Margaree, Nova Scotia B0E 2H0, Canada
+1 902-248-2727
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cookies” (68 reviews)
“goat” (25 reviews)
“sandwiches” (83 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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6289 Cabot Trail, North East Margaree, Nova Scotia B0E 2H0, Canada
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

First time visiting? Place your order at the counter and get at number to place on any table you want. Sit down your food will be brought to you. Our breakfast was excellent. I had bacon and eggs, comes with 4 slices of bacon, homemade...More

Thank Snail M
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Amazing breakfast at the Dancing Goat. Delicious breakfast sandwich and latte. Crowded, but worth it as the food is amazing and the staff delightful. What a gem.

Thank CaliforniaFoodie
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

I've been to this cafe numerous times, and keep going back with every visit to Cape Breton! We've tried just about everything on the menu and have never been disappointed. We've been for breakfast and lunch , both tasty ! London fog is probably the...More

Thank Terri B
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We were told to stop by here prior to golfing the Links course in Inverness. It was clean, well attended and delightful. We each ordered sandwiches to take with us on our game and were not disappointed. I only wish we'd been able to go...More

Thank mcdivitt
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Ours was a quick stop in for a morning latte as we passed by and we discovered not only excellent coffee and atmosphere in this charming place, but delicious fresh baked whole grain bread, the best ginger molasses cookies we've ever had and beautiful scones!...More

Thank kristaeull
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We ate 2x at the cafe once for lunch and once for breakfast. Their baked goods are to die for- the ginger cookies are the best I have ever had! The sandwiches were so fresh and tasty. I also had the soup for lunch which...More

Thank fourdarlings1997
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Excellent food and service. A bit off the beaten track but well worth a visit. Clearly very popular with locals.

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We had read about this place as a must-stop along the south part of the Cabot Trail loop, and the reviews are correct. The bakery goods are sumptuous, and they do very fine coffee. We regretted that we had just eaten breakfast, so we didn't...More

Thank Pat P
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Driving from Margaree Harbour to Badeck. Stopped here for some coffee, baked goods and soup. The coffee was very good, the muffins and scones were very tasty. Two of those with us had soup and said it was very good. Nice stop!!!

Thank Joyce F
Reviewed 21 September 2017

A great place for breakfast or lunch. Freshly baked muffins, scones, sweets are delicious. The coffee is great, and it's surprising to find city-quality latte's in the middle of the country. Sandwiches on house-baked bread are fresh and generous. Expect crowds; it's the go-to place...More

Thank NatureLoverMass
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Sarah D
7 April 2015|
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Response from Arktikman | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are vegetarian items such as salads and a sandwich available.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 AM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 AM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6289 Cabot Trail, North East Margaree, Nova Scotia B0E 2H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  North East Margaree
  • Phone Number: +1 902-248-2727
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