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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” (68 reviews)
“goat” (25 reviews)
“sandwiches” (85 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 2 days ago via mobile

This little cafe located in the a no cell phone area on the way to Cabot Triail. It is always so busy and we cannot get seats in the restaurant. We ordered our sandwiches and eating in the car. I have been there several times....More

Thank greatcanadiantea
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The Dancing Goat is a lovely restaurant with awesome food! We really enjoyed the food however marking the gluten free items and providing options with gluten free bread would be very much appreciated!

Thank tanyasV8193VZ
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing fresh food, friendly service, clean, accommodating, and cozy. Always worth the drive! Get the chicken sandwich and take another one for the road

Thank Greg V
Reviewed 10 December 2017

This restaurant is a favourite of locals and visitors alike! And for good reason! The food is delicious, the atmosphere is warm, and the service is efficient with a smile. Be sure to try the porridge toast. You gotta stop here!

Thank TravelingMac60
Reviewed 15 November 2017

On the beautiful Cabot Trail, we stopped because the parking lot was full and I know why. Fast and friendly service, very tasty home made food and great selection of coffees.

Thank SBBK
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

You can't go wrong with a trip to the Dancing Goat!! The food is healthy and delicious and priced fair. The bakery has wonderful desserts and baked goods. I always go home with a bag full of rolls, cookies and a piece of dessert!

Thank wuchuan02
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I stop in to The Goat (as the locals call it) everythine I am in the area. The food, service and atmosphere cannot be beat. The only thing that could be considered a downside, is that it needs more seating for busy times, but I...More

Thank shewolf33003
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Every summer and fall, we visit Margaree and eat at the restaurant and purchase baked goods. Their puree soups are excellent; their sandwiches are very good. The fresh porridge bread is to die for! My husband loves the crisp ginger snaps and our son can't...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017

Everything is very fresh and tasty and the coffee was superb. (And the Margaree is an absolutely beautiful setting any time of year !)

Thank Christiann L
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We stumbled across this Café and Bakery on our way to the Cabot Trail and noticed all the cars. We pulled in and were pleasantly surprised by the service and the treats, including gluten-free options! Well enjoyed by all!

Thank 67_CanadianTraveller
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Sarah D
7 April 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$12
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 AM - 5:00 AM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 AM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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