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Purple Cow House of Pancakes

Route 201, Fairfield, ME 04937
+1 207-453-1371
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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“purple cow” (19 reviews)
“home fries” (11 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
American, Seafood
Route 201, Fairfield, ME 04937
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11 - 20 of 96 reviews

Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

I asked the waitress how the seafood chowder was and she said , "I've never had it but people like it." DON'T GET THE SEAFOOD CHOWDER! It stood up taller than the bowl and jiggled! I'm not even sure if it was a fish base...More

Thank freddapick
purplecowmanager, Owner at Purple Cow House of Pancakes, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

Thanks for giving us a try. We're sorry that you weren't thrilled with the food that you tried; we ask that you please don't hesitate to let us know when something is not up to your liking so that we can do our best to...More

Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Great food excellent prices. The atmosphere is relaxed and casual. Super large portions that are guaranteed to fill up the largest appetite. I would recommend this establishment to others for sure.

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed March 14, 2017

I usually go to this restaurant at least twice a month, sometimes more. A treat to myself. At least one of these times I'll order the Queen size Prime Rib. It's absolutely delicious!! I always end up taking leftovers home. My only problem with this...More

Thank AmyGreenwald
Reviewed March 13, 2017

pros-cool old blast from past vibe. Waitstaff friendless & efficient. Pricing good cons-food greasy spoon.

Thank JanebytheSea
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Judging by the content and presentation of my meal I would say this cook (whom I don't know and have never met) hates food. I would say that this person have never had any formal training in food preparation and works at or started this...More

Thank Kaissa_Zugzwang
purplecowmanager, Owner at Purple Cow House of Pancakes, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2017

It's disappointing that you feel this way about our establishment after your experience with us. Would you be able to tell us a bit more about this experience? We want to address the issue, but there's not much we can do based on the little...More

Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

Has gone down hill consdiderably since having new owner. Food is nasty, how can you mess up a burger? Rude and slow customer service at the drive thru window.More

Thank tina7louise27
purplecowmanager, Owner at Purple Cow House of Pancakes, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2017

Hello, We're sorry to hear that you feel we have gone downhill recently. Can you please elaborate on your review for us with some specific information that will help us address the issue you had? Please send any information you can share with us, including...More

Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

This place was packed. We came on a Sunday morning. There was a line at the door. There wasn't a single open table. My only observation was there isn't a sign or anyone telling you there is a sign up sheet. We finally figured we...More

Thank hungryflip
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

Good food, but staff does not care about their customers. Went through the drive thru this morning to get a few breakfast sandwiches for my wife and myself. Placed order, then waited 15 minutes at the window without anyone coming to check us out or...More

Thank Josh G
purplecowmanager, Owner at Purple Cow House of Pancakes, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2017

Josh, We're sorry that your recent experience could not have been more positive. Your satisfaction is our number one priority, and we're disappointed to hear how long you had to wait in the drive thru. Would you mind sending us an email with more details...More

Reviewed January 5, 2017

We were driving home from a weekend in Maine; we had gotten a late start due to a snowstorm, and were hangry. We knew we probably wouldn't make it to Portland and want to pay those prices and waste time looking for something. What to...More

Thank LogCabinMom1
Reviewed January 2, 2017

I came here one morning after an extensive night of drinking. The menu here is HUGE so you'll definitely find something you can eat, the food is diner style and greasy and good. It isn't outstanding but it is cheap and will set your hangover...More

Thank Dman33405
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
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: +1 207-453-1371
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