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Cafe, Australian
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Bunda Street, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6257 5966
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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Canberra, Australia
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a must to visit for coffee, brekky or Lunch. The cakes are fabulous, their pastries are faulous, everything is fabulous. If you are watching your weight, steer clear otherwise you will be at the gym an hour extra....

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Thank MrsFussy1962
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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245 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dobinsons is convenient to the Canberra Centre and a short walk from the Crowne Plaza where we usually stay when in Canberra. Breakfasts are great value - good portion sizes and all freshly prepared. Can recommend the freshly squeezed orange juice (well worth the small extra over the bottled variety), great coffees, and the bacon roll - which has loads... More 

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Thank yhi904
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good lunch. I had a cheese burger and ice coffee. My guest had barramundi and leach ice tea. All good choices. Fast and friendly.

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Thank Andrew C
Dubbo, Australia
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Order came out incorrectly and food was average, milkshake tastes like it was made off powdered chocolate and coffee had a lot to be desired. Couldn't give feedback directly because we never saw the waitress.

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Thank Yoshi2008
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered bacon and eggs got no bacon. No crema on black coffee. Chocolate milkshake poor. Would give zero stars if could

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Thank Matthew Q
Albany
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The biggest gluten free burger I have ever had, could not eat it all, served with a large serving of chips. Amazing coffee, the best I have had on my holiday of two weeks.

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Thank petasc
melbourne
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a breakfast with kids, poached eggs with bacon on toast was enough for several families, good bread good value. Coffee could have been hotter and hot chocolates big and full flavour, good value.

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Thank MelbDave
Canberra, Australia
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Good value breakfast place with good portions. Although nothing special for foodies, its great for a simple big breakfast if that's what you're after. Staff are not very attentive though and we had to sit in front of dirty plates and flies until they took our order. Had to get up to go inside to get someone to take our... More 

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Thank Mishmoon
Bowral, Australia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We love this place. The fresh fresh fresh food. The great value for money. Someone in the kitchen who understands flavour combinations. Another delicious brekkie here this morning. Oh! And genuinely lovely staff. Thankyou! See you next visit :)

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Thank Summer J
Edinburgh
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 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

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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
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?