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Dancing Goat Cafe & Bakery

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6289 Cabot Trail, North East Margaree, Nova Scotia B0E 2H0, Canada
+1 902-248-2727
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 am
Mon 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 7:00 am - 5:00 am
Wed 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Fri 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Nova Scotia, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've stopped here for lunch and would highly recommend it. The food is fresh and delicious. My next trip through Margaree I'm hoping to try their breakfast.

Thank Lrock10
Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed April 18, 2017

The food was simply amazing! No one in our party of six had a bad meal. In fact, some of us ordered more to go so that we could enjoy it later. Highly recommend stopping and dining here when driving the Cabot trail. The people who work here as so friendly. They also made the experience that much more enjoyable.

Thank artisticsol
Point Aconi
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4 reviews
Reviewed April 12, 2017

You cant go wrong eating here.Breakfast,Soups and Sandwiches are absolutily delicious.There Breads and scones are wonderful.

Thank marilynb536
Winter Haven, Florida
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 28, 2017

We are staying in Baddeck. The food in the restaurants in Baddeck are very disappointing. Someone told us about the Dancing Goat. it was worth the drive to get good food. i ordered a sandwich and spinach salad combo. it was very good. Afterwards ordered the cheesecake for dessert. Everything was so good. Afterwards we drove from the restaurant to... More 

Thank shumardp
Nova Scotia, Canada
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6 reviews
Reviewed February 15, 2017

The food here is amazing! I wish I lived closer so I could go all the time. Got some cookies to take home after our meal, delicious.

Thank Sarah G
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1 review
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

Worth your time to stop. Lovely atmosphere, friendly service, simple (not overly extravagent place) and absolutely delicious food!

Thank Renee B
Nova Scotia, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 14, 2017

THE best food, deserts, friendly people, beautiful scenery, you can't go wrong with stopping for a bite to eat - breakfast, lunch....get their early, the place is always hopping and the homemade deserts, cookies, etc. are out of this world!!! YOU cannot go wrong stopping there, you won't regret it. Take time to enjoy the scenery on the ride over... More 

Thank Leslie M
Antigonish, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

Heard from a shop keeper in Baddeck that the food at this restaurant was amazing. Took the 40 minute drive with three girlfriend for lunch and we were not disappointed!! We each got a sandwich and salad, all of which were amazing! They had this spinach salad with goat ranch dressing, to die for!!! We had the ginger cookies, cheesecake,... More 

1 Thank ameliapd
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1 review
Reviewed January 18, 2017

This place is a must go to, great sandwiches soups, and not to forget the only place with a true cafe latte. what impresses me the most is that I go there many many times each summer and every time its perfect, that is amazing.

Thank Jimmie P
Halifax, Canada
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed December 21, 2016

i love the breakfast sandwich! also great portions on salad/soup or my favorite 1/2 sandwich and local greens salad.

Thank KristineMcc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $11
Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 am
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 am
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6289 Cabot Trail, North East Margaree, Nova Scotia B0E 2H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  North East Margaree
  • Phone Number: +1 902-248-2727

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