We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Purple Cow House of Pancakes

Claimed

Ratings and reviews

RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Details

CUISINES
American, Diner
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
View all details
meals, features

Location and contact

Improve this listing

Menu

HEREFORDS SCRAMBLES
add sautéed onions or peppers for $0.75 or both $0.90, add cheese to any scramble for $0.85. served with home fries & toast. tow eggs scrambled with any of the following:
Cheezy
USD 5.99
Chopped Ham
USD 5.99
Broccoli
USD 5.99
Sauteed Peppers & Onions
USD 5.99
Spinach & Onion
USD 5.99
Kielbasa
USD 5.99
LAMBERJACK BREAKFAST
The House Breakfast
2 eggs, 2 pancakes, 2 sausages & 2 bacon strips
USD 7.69
Sunrise Sampler
3 eggs, 2 sausages, 2 bacon strips, ham, home fries & toast
USD 8.99
Rib Eye Steak & Eggs
with home fries & toast
USD 13.99
BREAKFAST SANDWICHES
Single Fried Egg
with cheese on an english muffin or bagel. with choice of bacon or ham or sausage or kielbasa - $3.59
USD 2.99
With Tomato Slices Or Onions & Peppers USD 3.59
Double Egg
with 2 slices of cheese
USD 3.59
MAIN
20 Oz. House Sirloin & 2 Eggs
with home fries & toast
USD 18.99
10 Oz. House Sirloin & 2 Eggs
with home fries & toast
Meat Sampler
2 sausages, 2 slices of bacon & ham & 1 piece of kielbasa
USD 3.99
An Gratin Homo Fries & Toast
Small USD 4.99
Large USD 6.99
Sausage Gravy, Biscuit, 2 Eggs & Home Fries
USD 6.59
Eggs Benedict
served with virginia baked ham with home fries & coffee (choice of toast or english muffin)
USD 7.39
Homemade Hash
purple cow's famous old fashioned
Small USD 5.99
Large USD 6.99
Small With Two Eggs, Home Fries & Toast USD 6.99
Large With Two Eggs, Home Fries & Toast USD 7.99
Homemade Hash With Toast & Coffee
Small USD 6.69
Large USD 7.69
Prime Rib & Eggs
with 2 eggs, home fries & toast
USD 17.99
Monti Cristo
ham & cheese on french toast
USD 5.39
LIGHTER FARE
One Egg With Home Fries, Toast & Coffee
USD 4.29
Two Eggs With Home Fries, Toast & Coffee
USD 4.69
One Egg
with home fries & choice of sausages or ham or bacon, toast & coffee
USD 5.99
Two Eggs
with home fries & choice of sausages or ham or bacon, toast & coffee
USD 6.69
Grilled Kielbasa
2 eggs, home fries, toast & coffee
USD 6.89
OMELETS
all omelets are served with home fries & toast. add: american or cheddar or pepper jack or bleu cheese or swiss cheese for $0.85
Plain
USD 5.29
Four Cheese
USD 7.69
One Cheese
USD 6.69
Meatloaf
USD 7.69
Corned Beef Hash
USD 7.69
Mushroom
USD 6.99
Sauteed Peppers, Onions & Tomatoes
USD 6.99
Ham & Spinach
USD 7.99
Pastrami
USD 7.69
Green Olive & Cream Cheese
USD 7.69
PURPLE COW PANCAKES
Plain Pancakes
(1) USD 2.89
(2) USD 4.29
(3) USD 5.69
Plain Pancakes Topped With Strawberries & Whipped Cream
(1) USD 4.79
(2) USD 6.69
(3) USD 8.39
Blueberry Or Cranberry Or Banana Or Apple Or Raspberry Or Chocolate Chip
(1) USD 3.29
(2) USD 4.99
(3) USD 6.89
Raspberry-chocolate Chip
(1) USD 3.59
(2) USD 5.19
(3) USD 6.99
Apple, Blueberry, Cranberry
(1) USD 3.69
(2) USD 5.29
(3) USD 7.19
PURPLE COW PANCAKES - HEFFER STACKS
Bacon Or Sausage Pancakes
(1) USD 4.09
(2) USD 6.19
(3) USD 8.49
Cheese Pancakes
(1) USD 3.69
(2) USD 5.29
(3) USD 7.19
Onion Pancakes
(1) USD 3.69
(2) USD 5.29
(3) USD 7.19
PURPLE COW PANCAKE SPECIAL
2 Pancakes & 2 Eggs
USD 5.69
1 Pancake, 1 Egg & Choice Of Meat With Coffee
USD 6.69
1 Pancake, 1 Egg & Home Fries
USD 5.49
PANCAKES & FRENCH TOAST
3 Pancakes Or 3 French Toast With Coffee
USD 5.99
3 Pancakes Or 3 French Toast
with choice of ham or bacon or sausage & coffee
USD 7.29
Texas Style French Toast
(1) USD 2.89
(2) USD 4.19
(3) USD 5.49
Texas Style French Toast With Cream Cheese, Strawberries & Whip Cream
(1) USD 4.69
(2) USD 6.19
(3) USD 7.39
Reviews (132)
Filter reviews
131 results
Traveler rating
51
36
17
11
16
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
51
36
17
11
16
Show reviews that mention
All reviews purple cow pancakes home fries hash onion rings huge portions colby college the real deal quick bite full bar worth the wait laundromat plate leftovers delivery waterville spinach
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 131 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My three year old daughter can whip up a breakfast far better than the Purple Cow...omelettes are watery ..what they call French toast is sin..and the pancakes can be used as a weapon by flinging them across the room...horrible But people love stuffing their face...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Abcdefghihjk
purplecowmanager, Owner at Purple Cow House of Pancakes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We're sorry to hear that you didn't have a great experience with us. We pride ourselves on the food we serve, so it's disheartening to know that it did not meet your standards. We hope...More

Reviewed December 6, 2019 via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast one morning in November, we had fresh homemade muffins that where awesome, home fries very tasty also, we had the eggs and omelette, Great job, Staff was very friendly and helpful. You have to try this one it’s a cant...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank 106ny
Reviewed November 9, 2019 via mobile

Not impressed. We love supporting local businesses, however we will not be back to support this one. We stopped in to get our breakfast to go. Something quick and easy or so we thought. An English muffin with fried egg, ham and cheese. The bottom...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank NancyT0815
purplecowmanager, Manager at Purple Cow House of Pancakes, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2019

Hi there, I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the menu items that were served to you. All our dishes are prepared with nothing but fresh and high-quality ingredients, as we want to only serve plates that we are proud of and...More

Reviewed October 7, 2019

Purple Cow is an epic diner - it's the real deal. Huge plates of food, massive pancakes that are delicious. Great value for the price. However the service isn't very fast so if you're in a hurry this should not be your first choice.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Michele T
Reviewed September 11, 2019 via mobile

At the recommendation of our son (Colby College student) we went to Purple Cow for breakfast. He had told us how he loves everything there and the portions are huge. He is correct! We had a table of four. We ordered single pancakes along with...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank johncX7776FI
Reviewed August 26, 2019

Sorry, but the food here is bottom of the barrel. Just look at the pictures of the inedible glop they serve. This place is nasty. My advice is to keep driving.More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank BradleyEng
purplecowmanager, Manager at Purple Cow House of Pancakes, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2019

Hi Bradley, thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! I am so sorry to see that you were disappointed with your last visit. We always encourage our guests to speak with management so that we can address any concerns you may have...More

Reviewed August 14, 2019

The food was great. It’s almost like a low key place to get a quick bite except that it took us over 30 minutes for our food to come.

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank sathyanupheap
Reviewed August 7, 2019

This restaurant is not shy regarding the hardy portions they serve. In decades past it was a must stop after an early duck hunting adventure on the Kennebec River flyway. Widely known for their breakfast menu.prompt service and delivery. You will likely walk away pleasantly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank airehead2
Reviewed May 9, 2019

We went to lunch. I ordered steak & cheese sub, add onions, peppers & mushrooms. OMG it was awful. The meat was absolutely awful. The waitress just dropped the meal and never came back to see how things were. I flagged her down for our...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank MikeL4745
Reviewed January 15, 2019

The food is good. The service is usually very good. The meals are a good value for the money. Usually pretty busy.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kelly H
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Best Western Plus Waterville Grand Hotel
498 reviews
2.74 miles away
Fireside Inn & Suites
393 reviews
2.83 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Waterville - North
67 reviews
2.93 miles away
Hampton Inn Waterville
574 reviews
5.19 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 19 nearby restaurants
Hillman's Bakery
48 reviews
.26 miles away
Meridians Kitchen and Bar
10 reviews
.51 miles away
Belanger's Drive-In
24 reviews
.78 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all nearby attractions
Fairfield Antiques Mall
22 reviews
2.86 miles away
Colby College Museum of Art
188 reviews
3.84 miles away
Fort Halifax State Historic Site
19 reviews
4.70 miles away
Winslow Homer's Studio
24 reviews
.74 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Purple Cow House of Pancakes staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing