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Bunda Street, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6257 5966
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Today
06:30 - 17:30
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 06:30 - 17:30
Fri 06:30 - 18:30
Sat 07:30 - 17:30
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Edinburgh
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I went here with friends on a Sunday morning. It was quite busy so I thought it would take a while for food to come out. I was surprised and impressed that our breakfast made it to our table in less than 10 mins! The meals were delicious!

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Thank N86K
Canberra, Australia
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was a good lunch choice for a business group - no hassles with splitting bills as everyone orders at the counter but meals are brought out. We were lucky enough to find two empty tables we could join together for our group of 9. We sat outside and most meals brought out around the same time, having ordered at... More 

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Thank Megan R
Canberra, Australia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate lunch here on 28/11/16. Had a sausage roll. It was a large size; good if you have a hearty appetite. The sausage roll was delicious. Would highly recommend.

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Thank lucinda1206
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It looked promising, but it was not the case. Our coffee and juice was good, then after about 15 minutes, my meal arrived. It was mostly cold with undercooked, waterlogged poached eggs. No sign of my partners meal. After over 10 minutes, I was about to get up to ask where his food was, when it arrived. The meal was... More 

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Thank Amy M
Brisbane, Australia
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82 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in with a friend after reading a previous review. Wasn't disappointed at all. The breakfast was awesome. Loads of reasonably priced tasty food. Only downside is that there was so much food I didn't have any room left for one of their cakes! Would certainly suggest visiting here. The breakfast is even served through until 3pm!

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Thank PeteS1_12
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has absolutely great values food! Always go there for their delicious dessert (apple pie and vanilla slice are my fav!) and breakfast (the perfect avo and big brekkie). Plus a good lychee mint shake lol what else can you ask for <3 The only downside of this place is the weirdly arranged outdoor sitting area, had to constantly... More 

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Thank Catherine K
Wagga Wagga, Australia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful breakfast (pulled pork eggs Ben.) and great coffee. Service above average, thanks guys. Will be coming back for sure next visit

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Thank Walshy17
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

There is so much to choose from at this cake stand. It's not a bakery as such as it is in the centre of the Canberra centre. I have had better cakes but still there is something for everyone. I must also say that it's not the first time I have visited Dobinsons so that goes to show it's worth... More 

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Thank Steve S
AUSTRALIA
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Coffee is great with a great selection of sweet treats whether it be a slice,cookie,cake,tart - try the cherry pie - or a gluten free friand; it was delicious and all very reasonable priced.Also for a light lunch or snack I love the Spinach Triangles,or take home a small quiche or pie.Also breaded items filled with fresh salad/meat are a... More 

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Thank Bev044
Tennant Creek
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had breakfast at Dobinsons, excellent service waitresses very pleasant and ensured we were happy with our meals, quick delivery of the food.

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Thank jbnamatthews

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$9
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 17:00
Monday
06:30 - 17:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 17:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 17:30
Thursday
06:30 - 17:30
Friday
06:30 - 18:30
Saturday
07:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bunda Street, Canberra 2601, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6257 5966

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?