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“Cove Cafe - Every morning, PERIOD!”
Review of Cove Cafe

Cove Cafe
Ranked #16 of 98 Restaurants in Ogunquit
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Cove Cafe - Every morning, PERIOD!”
Reviewed April 10, 2009

Once you have had the crabcakes and eggs (or crabcakes benedict), or their fluffy omelettes, or banana nut muffins, other breakfast spots in Ogunquit don't stand a chance. It's gone from being a place we go to once during every Ogunquit stay, to being where we go EVERY morning... even if breakfast is included at our hotel.

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  • English first
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English first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2008

Visited Ogunquit for the first time. On a Tuesday morning, went to breakfast around 9am to the highly rated Amore, but was welcomed with a one hour wait time. We were starving and didn't think our 1 year old could stick it out that long...and then an onlooking woman, who obviously knew the area, very nicely whispered that the 'Cove Cafe was not far and that the food is good and we should try it'. Well, I am SO glad she suggested it. No wait, we sat right down. Waitstaff were super friendly and sweet, especially to our daughter (that alone rates high in my book). The food...I had a basil, tomato,mozz. omelet with homefires and my husband had the eggs benedict. SO DELICIOUS! In fact, of all the meals we had in Ogunquit (breakfast, lunch and dinner) this was my favorite. The Cove cafe was also very accomodating to our daughter, filling her sippy cup with milk, making a special order of 1 single bluebery pancake as she doesn't eat much. We tried her pancake and that was delicious as well.
I am glad that Amore was "unavailable" to us! Thank you too...to the lady that suggested it!

3 Thank lonigirl100
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Best breakfast in Ogunquit!”
Reviewed August 11, 2007

Great breakfasts served in a cozy Maine atmosphere. This place is family run, and the wait staff is incredibly nice, but the food is the reason to go. The Lobster Benedict and the Lobster Frittata can't be beat, and they have a terrific fruit salad as well. Stop going to Cafe Amore (which is overrated) and check out this little gem!

4 Thank Maritraveler
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