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The Cockatoo Portuguese Restaurant

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Goose Cove Road, Goose Cove Lodge, Deer Isle, ME 04627
+1 207-348-2300
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12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Norwich, Vermont
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We ordered paella, which was stated as being for one person only. We realized that we would have to pay the extra $5 to share it. What arrived was a large plate with rice, a whole lobster, a large piece of fish (haddock?). steamed shrimp, clams, mussels and scallops, plus two bowls of very bland broth and one of butter.... More 

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South Thomaston, Maine, United States
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We recently had lunch at the Cockatoo. The calamari, fish soup & stuffed clams were good. The waitress was very attentive, helpful and friendly. We ate outside, which has an incredible view of the ocean.

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Thank Tom G
Manasquan, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

While visiting Deer Island we decided to stop by for lunch.. We walked in the restaurant to the screeching of the two cockatoos, but not a single person in sight. No hostess, no servers, no bar-tender, just a open computer atop the bar. Someone was there, but who knows where? Called out "Anyone here?" No one answered except for the... More 

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Thank jfik2016
naples florida
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

The service here is pretty awful. The wait is terrible. There are some Portuguese specials. The fish is very good, Mostly a very active lobstermens' bar

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Thank olderenttraveler
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

I have been dining here for years. Not everything is good, but the steamed clams and shrimp Mozambique are great.

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Thank Bensage
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Was looking forward to our visit. Up in smoke pretty quickly. One of three couples in a pretty huge restaurant. Started with the "recommended" stuffed clams, tasted as though they'd been there a while. Waitress had little knowledge of Portugese wines. Paella was an amazing amount of seafood. A full lobster and mussels and soft shell clams. Shrimp, haddock and... More 

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Thank Dennis Y
Belfast, Maine
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

While you may not find the best Portuguese food you've ever eaten here, the setting and the charm of the staff totally compensates for this. You will find a unique spot on the coast of Maine with an international team of servers, and an interesting menu. And the view? It's exquisite. The cockatoos are adorable, too.

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Thank Lindsay M
Nashua, New Hampshire
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Great food. Definitely worth the trip. Will be going back before the summer is over. Next time will bring the whole gang

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Thank Mylooygirl328
Mid Coast Maine, Maine
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Great food and staff attentive and professional. Highly recommend. Absolutely best place in the area. We ate there twice for breakfast and twice for dinner and think prices are fair. The location on the ocean is beautiful and view from the restaurant is lovely.

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Thank WinnieBea
USVI
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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I had heard about this place several times but something always prevented a visit until yesterday. A rainy day with not much going on led me to The Cockatoo. The drive off the main road is good even when it turns to dirt. Well maintained by someone. As you get the Resturant building you start to see some cabins scattered.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Goose Cove Road, Goose Cove Lodge, Deer Isle, ME 04627
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Deer Isle
  • Phone Number: +1 207-348-2300

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