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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” (65 reviews)
“goat” (24 reviews)
“sandwiches” (79 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
6289 Cabot Trail, North East Margaree, Nova Scotia B0E 2H0, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

From the coffee, to the sandwiches, to the desserts, to the take-away cookies, everything here was delicious. Cannot recommend highly enough.

Thank Wander_Wan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Exceptional food, served efficiently and cheerfully, at reasonable prices. Everything is locally sourced as much as possible,and freshly made on site, including the bread. We travel regularly from Inverness to eat here, and it's well worth the trip

Thank ferriter
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are heading to or from Margaree, you have to stop here. Great coffee and tea and exceptional soups and sandwiches. And then there's dessert!

Thank Bill A
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Ian M
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Sarah D
6 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 05:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 05:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 17:00
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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