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Cockpit Cafe

199 Airport Rd, Sanford, ME 04073-2429
+1 207-324-7332
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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07:00 - 14:00All hours
American, Cafe
199 Airport Rd, Sanford, ME 04073-2429
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

I love saying, "I'm off to the Airport for breakfast". We sit next to the big windows overlooking the airport and watch small planes taxi in from the runways to have breakfast here. The food is good and the staff friendly.

1  Thank CaroleDearborn
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Best breakfast in the Sanford/Wells area. Reasonably priced. Very busy restaurant, but turnover is quick.

1  Thank Button143
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We knew there was a restaurant in the area but couldn't find it, so we asked two men on the side of the road and they told us that a great place for breakfast was the cockpit cafe at the Sanford Airport. What w great...More

1  Thank Barbara O
Reviewed 1 October 2016

The Cockpit Cafe is a step back in time to just after WWII with all types of WWII memorabilia displayed. Quaint and fun! They serve the best breakfast in town and the bonus is watching the planes fly in and take off. GREAT spot!

1  Thank shnot
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I've been stopping here for more than 25 years. I don't want to say how great it is because then everyone will know....and lines on the weekends will be longer! Delicious huge pancakes, fluffy scrambled eggs, grilled English muffins, homemade corned beef hash better than...More

1  Thank Diana R
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Took me back to travel with "Eagle" who wanted to stop and inspect every local airport. Watched the first Bush land here and helicopter over to Walkers Point. Second Bush secret service detail ate here and diverted Bush to Pease Air Force Base. Get the...More

1  Thank Desertis
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I go here semi regularly, And the food is mostly very good, I'd say its a bit pricey tho. Their homemade corned beef hash is great if you like 90% meat, 10% taters. I like about 50/50 but recommended.

1  Thank karegen123
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The place was really nicely appointed with any and everything to do with flying. Even the ceiling was painted like the sky. Large menu consisting of many choices. I'm always happy to see homemade toast on the menu, and they were serving it. Plus they...More

1  Thank frequentdiner1948
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Cute place at small airport. Mostly locals. Delicious lobster benedict. Generous portions! Friendly waitstaff. Check hours - only open for breakfast and lunch. Cash only.

1  Thank Deborah L
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Very local following but being at the airport in Sanford (small airport where the Bush's flew in and out of) it has a certain ambiance . The food is a good value for the money. Staff polite but business like, but very accommodating. Would recommend...More

Thank francesp44
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Do they sell gift certificates at Cockpit Cafe?
5 December 2016|
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Response from Desertis | Reviewed this property |
Never bought them but quess would be pretty certain they do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 199 Airport Rd, Sanford, ME 04073-2429
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: +1 207-324-7332
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