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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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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cookies” (71 reviews)
“goat” (25 reviews)
“sandwiches” (90 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
6289 Cabot Trail, North East Margaree, Nova Scotia B0E 2H0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I stopped here while cruising down the Cabot trail on our way to the skyline. We stopped in and grabbed a full sandwich (Black Forest ham) which was delicious but almost 10bucks! Not going to lie the food is yummy and homemade,...More

Thank kambouroff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for coffee one morning and bought cookies as they seemed pretty popular.... over the course of three days we bought two more bags - they are THAT good. The peanut butter chocolate chip cookies are amazing. Had breakfast twice as well and...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to eat and especially take away the cinnamon buns - to dye for. Friendly service as well all year long !!

Thank g m
Reviewed 1 week ago

love that you can just pop in and order at the counter. i got the veggie sandwich and the chicken and barley soup and it was delicious. when they asked if i wanted a half sandwich or full sandwich they indicated that the full was...More

Thank Alana T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresh and excellent food. Delicious sandwich and scone, which we took away for our cycling day of the Cabot trail.

Thank reayvans
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Craving for fresh bake cookies? Craving for home made pancakes with HOT syrup? This is a place you don’t wanna miss!!! We have been told by numerous people that we HAVE TO go there!! Their breakfast is awesome!!! Plain fluffy pancakes with HOT home made...More

Thank EvaL1208
Reviewed 1 week ago

There aren't many food options in this area so we were very pleased to find the Dancing Goat. All the items we tried were good, if not exceptional. My husband enjoyed their coffee so much he bought a bag of beans which they kindly offered...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a must do. We never miss a visit to Dancing goat , the food is so fresh and tasty. Dont miss the porridge bread , it is the absolute best. The desserts are to die for, the best cheesecake I have eaten.

Thank Islandgal6736
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a half day fishing on the Margaree River we went to the dancing Goat Cafe & Bakery for lunch. Very tasty food, great coffee and a very pleasant atmosphere. Would recommend this place to anyone else

Thank FlyfisherKlaus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a spinach salad and half a chicken sandwich and it was so tasty an bough cookies to take home. My husband is not a fan of salads and loved it and cant wait to go back.

Thank NSAdventureSeekers
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Sarah D
April 6, 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$11
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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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