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Purple Cow House of Pancakes

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Route 201, Fairfield, ME 04937
5:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Okeechobee, Florida
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been eating here for decades and with few exceptions, have found this to be the best value around. Food is good, staff is friendly and outgoing and prices are the best around. Purple Cow has the largest portions in the area. Have had breakfast there twice this week. Home fries are sometimes under cooked but on average are... More 

Thank 959clintonh
Howland, Maine
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559 reviews
434 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let me start by saying our waiter was great. The rest of the staff was also great. Thats wear it ends .had Fisher men's platter .over cooked and the fries were burnt . The desert wasn't any better

Thank thedipman
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

You won't be disappointed if you stop here. BIG portions with excellent taste. We were looking for a place to eat breakfast on our way to New Hampshire. We will come back again

Thank Mwoodman81
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

went to the purple cow, May 30, had deep fried mushrooms, and a ruebun sandwich, with French fries, great meal, great service

Thank Beverly B
Dover, New Hampshire
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81 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We stop in for breakfast and are never disappointed. The pancakes are huge, the food is good, service is fast and the prices are reasonable. We have also tried it for dinner and found the experience just as good. We were amazed and extremely happy when we pulled in 9:30 on Saturday morning of Memorial Day weekend and the lot... More 

Thank Snonut800
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Good food, a nice selection of food options, friendly and quick service, huge portions, good pricing! What more could you ask for!?

Thank Amanda V
Northport, Maine
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

I can't say anything that someone hasn't already said-but I'll give it a try. You will never pull into an empty parking lot when they are open. We went to brunch this past Saturday, and it was almost standing room only. But, don't think that, with the heavy business, that the service will be lacking. It is not. We were... More 

Thank kokadjobound
Belgrade, ME
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104 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

We've been here several times and have always been very happy with our meals! Seafood chowder, sandwiched, club sandwiches, etc.

Thank tishlangdon
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Excelet food but less than clean. Service was peppy. I recommend the pastrami sandwich. The strawberry shortcake is huge so if its just for you then get the regular.

Thank Alicia J
Fairfield, Maine
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

The Purple Cow is a great place to stop by for a quick bite, or when no one in your group can figure out what they feel like eating. The food choices remind me of what was stocked in my childhood home in the 1960's! I had never seen an olive and cream cheese sandwich served by anyone except my... More 

Thank Palagap

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:30 pm
5:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 201, Fairfield, ME 04937
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Fairfield
  • Phone Number: 207-453-1371

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?