Reservations highly suggested in advance. 

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The Cove Winter 2021/22 Menu


Poppas Poppers (GF) – Jalapeño peppers stuffed with spinach dip, wrapped in crisp bacon. Served with sour cream + Mary’s red pepper jelly. $14

Bruschetta (V) – Toasted baguette topped with roasted tomato, red onion, creamy feta, fresh basil + sweet balsamic glaze. $14

Corn Chips with Salsa & Guacamole (V) – Freshly made corn tortillas tossed with Mexican spices. $8

Loaded Nachos (V) – On a skillet, marble cheddar, green olives, mixed bell peppers, red onion + side of salsa/sour cream. $16 Add grilled chicken $6

Spring Rolls (V) – Deep fried Thai style rolls in a crispy wrapper. Served with plum sauce. $11

Breaded Pickle Spears (V) – Crispy deep fried pickles. Served with dill dip. $9

Mozza Sticks (V) – Deep fried + breaded mozzarella sticks. Served with marinara sauce. $9

Soup of the Day – Ask your server about the soup of the day. Cup $6 Bowl $8

Refreshing Salads

Classic Caesar Salad – Romaine lettuce, creamy garlic dressing, bacon, herb & garlic croutons, parmesan cheese + wedge of lemon. Small $9/Large $14 Add grilled chicken $6

Harvest Vegetable Salad (V) – Shredded carrot, summer tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, roasted pumpkin seeds,  dried cranberries on spinach with choice of dressing: lemon poppyseed, ranch, blue cheese, creamy garlic, balsamic vinaigrette or miso maple. Small $9/Large $14 Add grilled chicken $6

Mandarin Spinach Salad (V) – Honey roasted peanuts, juicy mandarin oranges, crunchy red cabbage, shredded carrots, green onions, sesame seeds + crispy wonton strips with miso maple dressing. Small $11/Large $16 Add grilled chicken $6

Lunch Mains

Miso Maple Noodle Bowl (GF+V) – Warm rice noodles, shredded carrot, crunchy red cabbage, cucumber, crushed peanuts, cilantro + sesame tossed in miso maple sauce. Served with a spring roll on the side (Spring roll not GF)! $16 Add grilled chicken $6 OR grilled shrimp $9

All lunch mains below come with a choice of the following SIDES: French fries, onion rings, caesar salad OR harvest vegetable salad. UPGRADE SIDES: poutine, sweet potato fries OR mandarin spinach salad – Add $3 / Gluten free bun OR wrap – Add $2

The Foley Mountain Burger – The Complete Burger! Crispy onions, banana peppers, bacon, smoked cheddar, lettuce, tomato + chipotle mayo on a toasted bun. $20

Classic Cove Burger – Lettuce, tomato, slivered red onion, mustard, relish + sliced dill pickle on a toasted bun. $17 Add cheddar cheese AND/OR crispy bacon $1.50 each.

Beef Dip – In-house roast beef, old white cheddar, caramelized onion, horseradish mayo on a vienna roll with a side of au jus. $18

Cove Cruncher 2.0 – Buttermilk fried chicken, lettuce, fresh tomato, sriracha mayo, drizzled honey + dill pickles on a toasted bun. $17  Add cheddar cheese AND/OR crispy bacon $1.50 each.

Reuben Sandwich – Montreal smoked meat, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, Russian dressing on marbled rye. $18

Hot Turkey Sandwich – In-house roasted Turkey smothered in gravy with a side of cranberry sauce on white bread. Best with French fries or mashed potatoes. $18

Deep Fried Goodness

Classic Chicken Wings – Crispy, jumbo, breaded wings! Choose your sauce: mild BBQ, medium chipotle, Frank’s Hot, honey garlic, sweet chili OR lemon pepper dry rub with French fries. $18

Fish + Chips – Perth Brewery beer battered, panko crusted haddock with French fries. Served with tartar sauce, coleslaw and lemon. One piece $12/Two pieces $19

Growly Basket – A Cove Original. Crispy chicken fingers, mozza sticks, onion rings + French fries. $18

Chicken Fingers & Fries – Breaded chicken fingers with French fries. Served with plum sauce. $16

Poutine – Squeaky Quebec curds, gravy and French fries. $13 Upgrade to sweet potato fries add $3.

Sweet Potato Fries (V) – Basket served with curry mayo. $11

French Fries (V) – Basket of crispy, seasoned fries. $8

Onion Rings (V) – Basket of plump onion rings. $8

Dinner Mains

(Available 5-8pm)

Butternut Squash Ravioli (V) – Stuffed ravioli in a creamy lemon pesto sauce and topped with roasted cherry tomatoes, arugula + toasted walnuts. $25

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken (GF) – Bacon wrapped and stuffed with goat cheese, cranberry, spinach + spiced walnuts. Served with seasonal vegetables + herb garlic mashed potatoes. $27

New York Strip Loin (GF) – 11oz. AAA thick cut strip loin steak from local butcher, seasoned, grilled + topped with sun-dried tomato compound butter. Served with seasonal vegetables + herb garlic roasted potatoes. $Market Price Add grilled white jumbo shrimp $9

Coconut Chickpea Curry (GF/Veg) – A blend of aromatic Indian spices, creamy coconut milk, roasted chickpeas and earthy vegetables served with basmati rice, cucumber raita and naan bread. $24 Add grilled chicken $6.

Kids Menu

All kids meals are $11 and come with a small soft drink/juice/choice of milk!

Mini Pizza – Tomato sauce and cheese.

Chicken Fingers + fries. Served with plum sauce.

Mini Spring Rolls – Served with cucumber & plum sauce.

***Prices do not include HST or Gratuity.

Thank you for your support! Be healthy, safe and kind!

All of us at The Cove
Please call 613.273.3636 or email thecoveinnwestport@gmail.com for Dining or Hotel reservations! Limited capacity.
Local Health Unit COVID protocol in effect:
Wash your hands, Wear a mask, Social distancing, Tables must be persons from the same household!


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Want to treat someone to The Cove? It’s been a challenging year for our business but all we can do now is look forward! We can’t wait to host you again! Please email thecoveinnwestport@gmail.com all particulars including the names of the givers and receivers and your phone number, confirmation of amount. Then e-transfer to thecoveinnwestport@gmail.com.

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***All Events Subject to Change. Please Call for Reservations.***

Our Food

Many things have changed since our restaurant served it’s first meal but some things remain – creativity, quality, flavour and value. Since 1988, owner Mary Cowan’s signature take on home cooked classics have laid the foundation for today’s favs from the kitchen. Chef Joanne Edwards took the lead in the Cove kitchen throughout the 2010s. Her full flavoured, hearty dishes are inspired from her love of international cuisine with a comfort twist. Twin Chefs Sarah and Emily Brown are running the kitchen now producing everything delicious! We look forward to their continued leadership, creativity, hard work and of course, laughing!

The restaurant has a comfortable, vintage feel with a welcoming ambiance and offers a style of food for many tastes.

In the warm months, dine on our patio surrounded by lush gardens, shady trees and enjoy fine outdoor entertainment on select days.

We offer signature evenings including Seasonal Wine Dinners, Wednesday Wings ‘n Tunes + Open Mic/Rack ‘n Tunes + Open Mic Nights and various holiday menus. Call us anytime 1.888.268.3466 and discuss your special event with Maureen or Seamus. We look forward to hosting you!

Wine Dinners & Food Pop-Ups

Since 2009, we at The Cove have been presenting special nights each season which feature the best in wine and food. Our Chefs Emily and Sarah Brown and their team always produce a stellar, creative multi course menu which allows us to showcase our expansive culinary interests and exceptional wines.

Working with The Cove’s own Seamus Cowan and resident WSET Sommelier, our wine dinners have become a local standard exploring the art of entertaining and dining! Expect thoughtful menus, exciting pairings and insightful wine stories!

Wine dinners are usually five courses with wine parings and Pop-Ups multiple course as well from 6-9pm. As always, there are overnight package deals. Reservations Only.

To learn more and keep up to date, join our Mailing List or thecoveinnwestport@gmail.com.




Wednesday Wings ‘n Tunes/ Rack ‘n Tunes + Open Mic

Wednesday nights are alive in Westport, thanks to Shawn McCullough, (gutarist/singer/comedian extraordinaire). Wednesday Wings ‘n Tunes (Cooler Months), Rack ‘n Tunes (Warmer Months)! Every Wednesday since the fall of 2013, Shawn and friends have entertained locals and transients. Always a party and wings or ribs are on special depending on the season. Enjoy the pub fare and tunes 5-8pm.

Saturday Night Roast Beef Buffets (postponed)

The Cove is legendary for it’s Roast Beef and hopefully those classic Saturday night buffets will return someday! Most Saturday nights since our opening in 1988, owners Mary and Terry Cowan have been slicing the choice cuts of goodness for wide-eyed, happy customers. Coming back soon!

Special Holidays

Whatever the big holiday or celebration, we’re ready for it and want to celebrate as much as you. From Table d’Hote menus to Buffets, Theme Dinners to Dinner + Show Packages, it’s a surprise and a joy when the big night of the year comes to town!

  • Robbie Burns Day in January with Haggis, Bag Piper, Buffet, Live Music and more.
  • Valentine’s Day in February with Table d’Hote Menu and Live Music.
  • St. Patrick’s Day Party with Parade from The Beer Store on Main St, Irish Specials, Limerick Competition and Live Irish/East Coast Music with Turpin’s Trail. One of the busiest days of the year!
  • Easter Sunday Buffet with all of the trimmings.
  • Mother’s Day Sunday Brunch, Lunch and Dinner Specials. Book ahead!
  • Father’s Day Manly Food Specials, sometimes Outdoor BBQ.
  • Thanksgiving Sunday Buffet with your family.
  • Christmas Parties with Festive Buffets with Live Music.
  • New Year’s Eve Lavish Buffet, Party Favours with Live Music and more.

Chinese Buffets (postponed)

Our Chinese Buffets have become a hit. We put the extra special touches of authenticity to these buffets using ingredients like fresh Lemongrass and Ginger and the favs like Dumplings, Won Ton Soup, Kung Pao Chicken, General Tsao Chicken, Chicken Balls, Fried Rice, Spring and Egg Rolls, Fortune Cookies and much more!

Gift Certificates

Been to The Cove? Want to come? Want to return? Expose a friend?

Why not GIVE the Gift of The Cove? From Blues Series! Jacuzzi Suites! Wine Dinners! Jazz Nights! Anniversaries! Birthdays! Weekend Getaways! Wedding Gifts! Romantic Dinners! Lunch Get Togethers! A Beer with an Old Buddy! Bluegrass Matinee! Roast Beef Buffet! All Kinds of Music and Parties! Glass of Wine for a New Love…you Choose!


  1. Visit us in person to pick one up!
  2. Online – Email us @ thecoveinnwestport@gmail.com and we will contact you to email one back to you!
  3. Phone – 1.888.COVEINN or 613.273.3636!

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