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All 3 Margaree Valley Restaurants

Dancing Goat Cafe & Bakery

6289 Cabot Trail | RR#1 Margaree Valley, Margaree Valley, Nova Scotia B0E 2C0, Canada
902-248-2308
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Café
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout
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English first
Nova Scotia, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

One of the places people rave about in Cape Breton, I had to go and give it a try. It is a very busy place, but service is efficient. The coffee is wonderful and the freshly baked treats are hard to resist. They specialise in sandwiches, which one can combine with a soup or salad. The menu has very good... More

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Virton, Belgium
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Driving back home my eyes were attracted by mention "pannenkoeken". Somebody there is or Belgian or Dutch. Right, the owner is from The Netherlands. So we tried his Dutch style pancake which were tasty. We also had Belgian style waffles. A very nice surprise à long the road back from Cabot Trail!

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Sackville N.B.
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Great place to eat . The sandwiches are big and well worth the price . I would recomend the haft sandwich . The deserts are great here try them .

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Thanksgiving weekend - stopped for coffee- Had range of bakery products- everyone happy. I had scones -terrific flavour and texture (I should have asked them to be heated ,duh) Carried away much more to eat later. Crowded , but consider that part of the ambience. Can I suggest a simple latch on the bathroom door ? This is a destination... More

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Peterborough, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

This is an amazing little place right on the Cabot Trail. Everything looks and smells sooo good, and everything we did try was! The staff and patrons are super friendly and welcoming. There's a nice screened in porch on one side (which I assume would be a great spot in the summer) and an open air porch with tables on... More

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charlottetown
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 NEW

Great spot to get a well thought out sandwich with homemade bread & homemade soup & dessert. It is a quieter time of year, service was quick, the restaurant was clean. More expensive than fast food, but much better quality- you get what you pay for. Healthy alternative, which we like instead of feeling full and gross while travelling after... More

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Nova Scotia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 NEW

Was in the area for some fly fishing during the Thanksgiving weekend and decided to stop in for lunch. It was busy with patrons lined up past the door. We almost decided not to stop, but with few restaurants in the area, we decided to get in line. The place is hopping and according to our server, always busy during... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The scones were divine. We bought extras to take in the road with us. The only downside was that they looked like they were low on most products... which makes sense since we were there late in the day. Probably also a good sign that they cant keep their products on the shelf! My only complaunt was the coffee... it... More

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Florida
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354 reviews 354 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We ended up staying overnight in Margaree Forks, and Hubby discovered Dancing Goat after researching T.A. for possible breakfast venues in the area. After reading all the good feedback, we made our way up Cabot Trail after motel check-out. We certainly weren't disappointed. The ambiance is funky and welcoming. There's counter service only, which we didn't mind at all. The... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Found this just by happenstance! Bought several bags of cookies - molasses & trail mix. They sustained me for my Cabot Trail driving/hiking adventure. Great Lattes! My arugula salad with curry orzo pasta salad was so good! Yum!

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