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The Maids' Cottage

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223 Main St S, Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 3Y9, Canada
+1 905-954-0202
07:30 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 18:00
Sat 07:30 - 17:00
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Maids Cottage is home made comfort food - great quiche - butter tarts are quite famous around here they are good not incredible but flaky pastry and gooey center.nice stop for a friends lunch or tea.

Thank gbaf3
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an experience trying all the tarts and desserts baked on site. Great for a cup of steeped tea served properly in china cups with yummy desserts Or sandwiches that leave you just enough room for their famous butter tarts. I also love their lemon meringue (pie-style) tarts☺. You can take all you want home too!

Thank James K
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is nothing fancy, but is like something out of mom's kitchen. Baking is good. Super busy all the time and you feel very rushed to get out the door. Waitresses are good but have too much to handle. Waited forever for scup of tea with dessert. Not rushing to go back, as it's just a little too hectic... More 

Thank Barbara C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great price points, service, variety, atmosphere! If you are tired of cookie cutter go here. Had been here years ago in previous location. Was in town for event and had wrong date so headed to Main Street for lunch instead. 2 adults 2 kids (11yrs). We all loved the food and atmosphere. Waitress Nancy is a dream!

Thank TAB+4
Newmarket, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been here several times. Whether you are going for breakfast, lunch or just a cup of tea, you won't be disappointed. My favourite part is being served tea (from a tea pot) in a china tea cup. So typical of a small-town restaurant serving food that your momma would make. Their portions are ever so generous and worth the... More 

Thank Debbie J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food ,fast service and a great place, you can tie your dog outside while your out for a walk and stay for breakfast.

Thank Joanne A
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

You'll find good old fashioned food and service at the maid's Cottage. Staff are only too happy to recommend dishes and are obviously passionate about the food and what they do and it shows in the high level of service. Seems more like a family than a place of work and this positive vibe adds to great customer experience. We... More 

Thank 4_Aussies_in_Canada
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The Maids Cottage is my husband and mines 'go to' restaurant in Newmarket. Cozy, at home atmosphere with yummy food and friendly staff. The Maids Cottage is the heart of Main Street!

Thank LynnLC
Keswick, Ontario
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Had a wonderful lunch to day in a really lovely place that was packed even at 1:30 for lunch. The food was great. We enjoyed the special of the day, pumpkin soup and chicken Souvlaki on a pita with greek salad. Our server was very friendly and our food was brought quite quickly. There was a varied menu with lots... More 

Thank alwayshappytotravel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Everything is so fresh and homemade. Love their food and service. Great lunch options and they have the BEST butter tarts in Ontario.

Thank KiaNewmarket

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Main St S, Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 3Y9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Newmarket
  • Phone Number: +1 905-954-0202

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