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The Buttermilk Cafe

44 King St W, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 2L9, Canada
+1 905-373-7247
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (26 reviews)
“pancakes” (46 reviews)
“lemon pie” (13 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44 King St W, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 2L9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here many times before, food and service is great... We did lunch today with our 82 year old cousin. Today we were seated straightaway, drinks provided, order taken a few minutes later. 25 mins and two coffee refills later our order hadn’t arrived, we...More

Thank Daveh001
Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading Trip Advisor reviews of this restaurant we decided to stop here when traveling between Hamilton and Belleville. This restaurant is well laid out and spacious with an outside eating area in front. We were immediately brought coffee and a menu. Service was a...More

Thank Photolady73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very popular restaurant on the main street of Cobourg. Went there for brunch and were quite pleased with the meal. The omelet, potatoes and toast were well prepared and the pancakes and sausage were excellent. The home-made bread used for toast was...More

Thank trainfan2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So happy we stumbled on this place. Had 3 different grilled sandwiches which were all amazing. The homemade fries and awesome coleslaw topped it off for a perfect lunch. Very friendly, priced right and great flavour. This will be our go to spot between Ottawa...More

Thank heiditeichroeb
Reviewed 13 May 2018

This is review is just for the men out there. Hey guys, someone actually understands. During a catered event, someone told us we would be having meat and potatoes. This event went above and beyond the regular meat and potatoes. It was the best roast...More

Thank Joseph P
Reviewed 10 May 2018

I decided to enter this restaurant on a whim while visiting downtown Cobourg. I didn't regret it. The service was fantastic, with really chipper waiters. I ordered the Chicken cheddar tartine, and it looked and tasted super! A definite recommend from me! One comment though:...More

Thank Giannifox
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Food is good but expensive for what it is....it thinks of its self as fine dining...it is a stamp above fast food

Thank BlackRock T
Reviewed 15 April 2018

In our short 3 days stay in Cobourg, we ate here twice -- once for lunch and once for dinner. We enjoyed the food very much! We also enjoyed the service and the atmosphere. Certainly lots of visitors eat here, but clearly the locals enjoy...More

Thank FrequentTravellerYYZ
Reviewed 15 April 2018

The Buttermilk Cafe is the perfect place to go for delicious comfort food! I love that I can enjoy their awesome breakfast items until 3:00 p.m. The pancakes are to die for, and I love their omelettes. The desserts are amazing, especially their lemon cake....More

Thank jstechey
Reviewed 1 April 2018

A nice place to go that will always be the same. Their eggs Benedict is very good as are their pancakes.

Thank Jade C
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1 October 2017|
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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|
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Response from gerrywalker36 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. Soups, salads, entrees through to desserts. Very flexible; make sure your server knows your requirement.
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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