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199 Airport Rd, Sanford, ME 04073
(207) 324-7332
Today
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

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  • 22
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  • 6
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
cockpit cafe

I ate here once and was not impressed. The food was just ok, nothing special. The view was ok, we didn't see any planes coming or going. The prices were expensive, for what you get, you get a better meal at home! I don't think I would go back again

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
clm2359
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Sanford, Maine
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Sanford, Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I ate here once and was not impressed. The food was just ok, nothing special. The view was ok, we didn't see any planes coming or going. The prices were expensive, for what you get, you get a better meal at home! I don't think I would go back again

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South Berwick, Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We didn't even know this little place was there. We got to watch the planes come and go while we ate. It was good. We didn't have to wait long, not too crowded. The names of the breakfast menu were cool. after pilots and such. Newspaper clippings on the walls were interesting. pretty nice place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

the food and service were excellent, the portions were great and the atmosphere was very friendly. All around it was a great place to eat. The only downfall was they have no grilled home fries.

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Sanford, Maine
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Great breakfast.We went early enough so that waiting wasn't an issue.Large selection of choices. Home fries and the homemade beans were very tasty. Fun to watch planes take off. Not a large place though so maybe not a choice for large group.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Been to the Cockpit twice now. Both times had the same server. She was inattentive and reached right across my friend's face to pick up an empty plate without even saying "excuse me". When my friend was asked if he'd like more coffee he replied "no thank you", but may I have a glass of water please?" She vanished and... More 

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Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Went to the Cockpit cafe for breakfast while in Maine. My wife,granddaughter and I placed our order. The breakfast was terrific. Portions were very good. We all agreed it was the best breakfast we've had in a while. Service was very good. We go to Maine often and will definately be going back. It is well worth the trip.

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Wells, Maine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Waited about three quarters of an hour to get in. Line was out into the parking lot queue up in front of entrance. Only after we were finally seated did we discover they do not take credit/debit. There was no indication whatsoever on the front entrance that they are not sophisticated enough to accept payment like many area establishments. If... More 

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Mansonville
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8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We were referred by a couple very nice local older gentlemen. They said we had to have our breakfast at the Cockpit Cafe it was the best in town. Well... they were not wrong, it was amazing. Best omelette ever and my husband had the Eggs Benedict, homemade Hollandaise sauce covering two perfectly poached eggs and hidden under all this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

Have an old aviation theme, you can watch planes come and go from the Sanford airport as you eat. Great breakfast food, so much good for the price and it's great. Recommend doing breakfast here if you're in the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The aviation theme of this café is perfect for flying enthusiasts like my husband and I. The food is also delicious. The lobster omelets are great as well as their homemade buttermilk biscuits!! The café has a good view of ramp and taxiway of the airport so there are always a variety of planes to view out the window while... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 199 Airport Rd, Sanford, ME 04073
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: (207) 324-7332
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 12:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?