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Dancing Goat Cafe & Bakery

6289 Cabot Trail, North East Margaree, Nova Scotia B0E 2H0, Canada
+1 902-248-2727
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cookies” (65 reviews)
“goat” (23 reviews)
“sandwiches” (67 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6289 Cabot Trail, North East Margaree, Nova Scotia B0E 2H0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went there twice for desserts. This place is along the Cobalt Trail, so you cannot miss it. The building looks very nice and inside decor is very modern, esp. compared with the restaurants in the area. The desserts are not very sweet and portions are...More

Thank s c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outstanding coffee, scone and simple breakfast of eggs over easy, bacon and grain toast. Dropped in on our last day at Cabot Links. About 25 minute drive from Inverness and it was worth it! Recommended by many locals. An absolute must along the Cabot Trail!

Thank M H
Reviewed 1 week ago

good food but expensive, sandwiches are really expensive, service is good or was as it was last year.

Thank niteowel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious breakfast sandwich. Very large serving on a homemade biscuit. Another person had the full breakfast and it was also delicious. Just had to have a cranberry scone to go for later in the day

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our innkeeper suggested that we try the Dancing Goat for lunch. It was a good suggestion. My sandwich was very fresh and the service was great. There is seating away from the counter with quite a nice wooded view. The bakery is also very good...More

Thank David_S6627
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This spot was a great find on our trip along the Cabot Trail. I had the breakfast sandwich and the bun was a buttermilk biscuit with cheddar and chives and it was AMAZING. We also grabbed some maple shortbread cookies for the drive. Maple and...More

Thank NBTraveller68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anyone touring the area should stop at this fabulous bakery. We had lunch here and everything was delicious - egg salad sandwich, pasta salad, turnip and green apple soup, lattes. The Cafe is quaint and everything is homemade!!!

Thank 9sylvie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bakery goods were very good the breakfast was OK not bad but nothing to yell about. We would go back for the bakery goods.

Thank Dustin F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The breathtaking Cabot Trail has a lot of "middle of nowhere" beauty, which makes it special. In the middle of it all is the Dancing Goat Cafe & Bakery, which may be the best breakfast we've ever had. Their pastries (scones to die for) and...More

1  Thank Jerry5707
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just made it back to Margaree from the States. The Goat is as good as ever. Sorta wish not so many knew about it. Today there were 30 cars in the lot. Had to wait in a line. The bread is divine. Could eat porridge...More

Thank OldOldBob
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Sarah D
7 April 2015|
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Response from Arktikman | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are vegetarian items such as salads and a sandwich available.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 05:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 05:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 17:00
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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