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The Cockatoo Portuguese Restaurant

Goose Cove Road, Goose Cove Lodge, Deer Isle, ME 04627
+1 207-348-2300
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good17%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible15%
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“beef” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Goose Cove Road, Goose Cove Lodge, Deer Isle, ME 04627
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

The Cockatoo is a little off the tourist roads but has a typically beautiful Maine view from a high vantage point. indoor or outdoor seating is equally nice. The menu is not truly Portuguese although one of the owners is. The Portuguese influence is apparent...More

Thank Homerpigeon1
Reviewed 23 July 2017

My wife had the mussels and LOVED them. I had the Portuguese steak and it was delicious. Local fishermen were eating at the bar with us, and said it's the best place around. We suspect they are correct. A really great meal.

Thank Terry S
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Most dishes I've had are REALLY delicious. It's so nice to have the Maine seafood in season with a flavorful twist. Great view, beautiful environment, lovely! The one thing to be wary of is that the food takes a LONG time to come. Sometimes it's...More

Thank 329jennifer
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Beautiful views while dining but too bad the dining experience didn't match up. Food was just so-so. Guess they're the only dining establishment on that end of the island so they figure it doesn't matter. Locals coming in after work for drinks & munchies. We...More

Thank Woodsylady
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We ordered paella, which was stated as being for one person only. We realized that we would have to pay the extra $5 to share it. What arrived was a large plate with rice, a whole lobster, a large piece of fish (haddock?). steamed shrimp,...More

Thank vttraveler67
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We recently had lunch at the Cockatoo. The calamari, fish soup & stuffed clams were good. The waitress was very attentive, helpful and friendly. We ate outside, which has an incredible view of the ocean.

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 23 September 2016

While visiting Deer Island we decided to stop by for lunch.. We walked in the restaurant to the screeching of the two cockatoos, but not a single person in sight. No hostess, no servers, no bar-tender, just a open computer atop the bar. Someone was...More

Thank jfik2016
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The service here is pretty awful. The wait is terrible. There are some Portuguese specials. The fish is very good, Mostly a very active lobstermens' bar

Thank olderenttraveler
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I have been dining here for years. Not everything is good, but the steamed clams and shrimp Mozambique are great.

Thank Bensage
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Was looking forward to our visit. Up in smoke pretty quickly. One of three couples in a pretty huge restaurant. Started with the "recommended" stuffed clams, tasted as though they'd been there a while. Waitress had little knowledge of Portugese wines. Paella was an amazing...More

1  Thank Dennis Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Goose Cove Road, Goose Cove Lodge, Deer Isle, ME 04627
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Deer Isle
  • Phone Number: +1 207-348-2300
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