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Purple Cow House of Pancakes

Route 201, Fairfield, ME 04937
+1 207-453-1371
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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“pancakes” (26 reviews)
“home fries” (8 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
Route 201, Fairfield, ME 04937
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well I feel strange saying this is my first time at the Purple Cow, I drive by it a lot and always mean to give it a try, but end up not having time. My family was on our way home from Quebec and drove...More

Thank frando89
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is always busy. It's always good, that's why. We go mostly for breakfast but we've done dinner and take out, too. They have a drive thru for picking up your order. If you order pancakes, they're HUGE. Be aware. Highly recommend.

Thank Tammy Jo L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in on our way back from Bangor, the waitress was wonderful, the food not so much. I had the BLT and the bacon was really greasy and it tasted it, and it was kind of expensive in my opinion. My husband had the liver...More

Thank Cher1999
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

A Maine staple near the I-95 intersection in Fairfield is the Purple Cow, locally known for its plentiful breakfast entrees and a wide variety of toppings served on their 12" diameter pancakes. And, here was the problem with our meals. Those enormous, thick pancakes need...More

1  Thank LopingianTravels
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here several times and I can't believe I have never written a review. Their breakfasts are delicious and the portions are huge. I have had various styles of eggs, including fried and omelettes, and they have always been cooked to my taste....More

Thank Bhoskins
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Very busy place. Had to wait for a table but we'll worth it. They make their own corn beef hash from scratch. Besides being awesome, it is enough to feed Pharos army.

Thank Peggy P
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I have never seen pancakes so big! Lots of pancake choices, plain, fruit, or chocolate chip. A huge variety of breakfast choices. Omelets of any kind, meat , cheese, veggies or just plain. Great service.

Thank Kerry D
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Visit here often and usually for breakfast but have often visited for dinner. Find the service, most of the time to be very good. Portion size and prices cannot be beat. Probably the largest portions of anywhere I patronize, in the State of Maine.

Thank 959clintonh
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I ordered the sirloin steak and it was not really what I expected. It was overpriced and the potato was to well done and a little messy.

Thank 3dmardiv
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The menu has something for everyone. Prices are equivalent to other restaurants and servings are comparable. Not bad for a quick diner.

Thank Jerica3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:30 pm
5:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 201, Fairfield, ME 04937
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Fairfield
  • Phone Number: +1 207-453-1371
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