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“All Day Breakfast!”

The Buttermilk Cafe
Ranked #1 of 89 Restaurants in Cobourg
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Canadian
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Port Hope, Canada
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“All Day Breakfast!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2012

Great place for any meal, breakfast, lunch or diner. Service is fast and the servers are great. Eggs Benedict is a specialty as well as the waffles and tartin (open faced sandwiches).

Visited August 2012
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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Wonderful breakfast experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2012

Love the small town feel in this place. I ordered the eggs and pancake combination. It was way too much food for me. My friend ordered the spinach Omelet. She gave it thumbs up. The Cafe was in walking distance from my Inn and from her spot at the marina. This had been her second time at the Buttermilk and hasn't been disappointed.

  • Visited September 2012
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Houston, Texas
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“You cannot miss”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2012

Yummy Greek salad, filling sandwiches. You cannot go wrong at this King st cafe. Friendly and quick.

Visited September 2012
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Cobourg, Canada
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76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Really Mixed Review - some good, some not so much”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2012

We tried this cafe for a late lunch on a recent visit to Cobourg, ON. It was a great location, right downtown near City Hall, within walking distance to kitchy stores, etc. I ordered a cappuccino and a chicken sandwich called the Odd-couple, which sounded good on the menu, but I was disappointed, very plain; grilled chicken, bacon and cheddar cheese on toast. The cappuccino was just milky coffee with a bit of froth on top; I make better at home. My wife had the Chicken Pazzano, chicken breast meat on a bed of Italian spiced tomato salsa, served with their own alioli and focacia for dipping; which was excellent. The prices were reasonable, about CA$30.00 including tip. I might pass on this cafe altogether or maybe I might be tempted to try something else on the menu, but definitely not the cappuccino.

  • Visited August 2012
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Peterborough, Ontario
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“The Buttermilk Cafe , THE place in Cobourg !!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2012

Everytime we are in cobourg, for some festivity, we combine if with breakfast or brunch at the Buttermilk Cafe. You have to try the butermilk pancakes !
Sometimes we invite friends to come with us !! I never had a complaint about the food, and the service and atmospher is just great !!
Cobourg is a old nice historic place, worthwhile visiting . Check out the Victoria Hall ( Town Hall ) .

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