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Cockpit Cafe

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199 Airport Rd, Sanford, ME 04073
(207) 324-7332
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7:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 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
Hidden Surprise

I almost hate to give this a 5 star rating as then the lines will get longer as you all will want to be here. but I have to be fair,,, and honest. This was the best breakfast we have ''out'' in a long while, certainly the best in Sanford. For those places that have signs out "voted best... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 6, 2015
bucketlistend
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Acton, Maine
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

It's 2015 and this restaurant does not accept any debit or credit cards. Terrible business decision. Travellers beware..not all people are caught up with which era we are in.

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Thank Meghan S
Acton, Maine
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

I almost hate to give this a 5 star rating as then the lines will get longer as you all will want to be here. but I have to be fair,,, and honest. This was the best breakfast we have ''out'' in a long while, certainly the best in Sanford. For those places that have signs out "voted best breakfast... More 

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Thank bucketlistend
Sanford, Maine
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Great food, great choices, and fun to watch planes takeoff and land if you time it right. I love the fresh made muffins. It is a cash only restaurant.

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Thank Bealeave
Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

Fast friendly service in a unique and kid-friendly atmosphere - perfect place for pilots, history buffs and spectators alike! Kids get airplane souvenirs and the food is good old-fashioned American fare.

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Thank shannon s
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Amazing service with smile and personality. The food definitely matched. All fresh, home made, made to order and fabulous. The home made hash was fantastic. Don't miss out! A lot of food for a very reasonable price. I will definitely go again, when I am in the area. Thank you for a great meal!

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Thank J W
Ludlow, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Great place for breakfast, watched planes take off and land food was hot and a lot of food for price, service fast and people happy, walls covered with war time news and photos great !!

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Thank Mark W
Loudon, New Hampshire, Usa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

the dacor was very interesting set back in the 40s and 50s. you can watch plane land and take off while you eat very cool. I had the lobster benedict it was out of this world. there was so much lobster. VERY VERY GOOD at a good price.

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1 Thank Daniel S
Brunswick, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

very good food, very friendly waitresses, fun atmosphere , clean, entertaining... could watch planes landing and taking off

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Thank Cynthia H
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Check it out if you're in southern coastal Maine. Great breakfasts & fun to watch the air traffic come and go. We had a pontoon plane roll by right outside our window. Interesting choices on the menu. I had an omelet with lots of different stuff in it, and my wife had excellent pancakes. Large portions and reasonable prices.

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Thank bonehomme
Sanford, Maine
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Great place for breakfast and lunch. Located at the municipal airport. Can enjoy your meal and watch airplanes take-off and land. Food reasonably priced and efficient wait staff.

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Thank Ray S

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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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
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?