We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Buttermilk Cafe

44 King St W, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 2L9, Canada
+1 905-373-7247
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (27 reviews)
“pancakes” (43 reviews)
“lemon pie” (12 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
American, Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
44 King St W, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 2L9, Canada
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (466)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 463 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the first place to offer additional meat since I can’t eat eggs! Kudos to going the extra mile. Food: - breakfast good sausage decent ham. Home fries were crispy and they do serve rye bread. - club house is HUGE so be prepared...More

Thank Denis D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food and service, this restaurant is comparable to a home cooked meal. The staff are very professional and go above and beyond to ensure your meal is enjoyable. Keep up the good wor.

Thank tyhutchings
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have had breakfast, lunch and now dinner here Our most recent meal (open faced sandwiches on home-made bread, with home-made sauces etc..) Desert - the Mississippi mud cake - was so good, I actually almost cried when I said to my wife "I think this...More

Thank intro2001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live nearby and love coming here. Lot’s of gluten free options and flawless service. We have never had a bad experience. Weekends are busy so make a reservation if you can or be prepared to wait (worth the wait, every time!).

Thank ChrisGGrafton_Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, I think the breakfast is their specialty...as this is the only meal I've had there during the mornings

Thank James M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place has feeding people figured out. Lots of booths, lots of excellent servers and a kitchen staff that works well through the rush; which can happen often. Breakfast/ brunch is busy and always coffee filled. My sister loves the Eggs Benny. Lunch menu happens...More

Thank boomgraham
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We had breakfast here and the portions were almost too big! Food was good and the service impeccable. Highly recommend

Thank Pavel M
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The food is good, the service is friendly. However, it could be a lot cleaner and much more up to date. It is rather tired looking.

Thank JackieL689
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Coburg is a medium sized town approximately a 2 hour car drive east of Toronto. Easily accessed from the 401 Highway. My wife and I went and really enjoyed the food, service and ambiance. God's food large quantity and all homemade. Great pit stop from...More

Thank Canadian-Uke
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

People of Cobourg, you must have very low standards for breakfast. Breakfast this morning was awful. Eggs were undercooked, potatoes deep fried, sausage lukewarm and toast falling apart. Way overpriced, not sure if paying for atmosphere??? We will not return for breakfast, lunch or dinner....More

Thank lt1218
Nearby Restaurants
Craft Food House
60 reviews
.19 km away
SteepLeaf Bistro
47 reviews
.09 km away
The Matterhorn
128 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby Attractions
Cobourg Beach
448 reviews
.99 km away
The Concert Hall at Victoria Hall
32 reviews
.02 km away
Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre
29 reviews
.38 km away
St. Peter's Anglican Church
12 reviews
.47 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
1 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from PDS T | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. Check out their website and this give you their excellent menu offerings.
9 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from gerrywalker36 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. Soups, salads, entrees through to desserts. Very flexible; make sure your server knows your requirement.
Pegg F
28 May 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from snjsmith | Reviewed this property |
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 King St W, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 2L9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Cobourg
  • Phone Number: +1 905-373-7247
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing