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Cafe, Australian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed September 1, 2022 via mobile

Best coffee on the east coast, and the variety of delicious meals available was amazing. Our table of 11 all ate something different, and everyone was extremely happy with their choice.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed July 13, 2022 via mobile

I had the best eggs Benedict I have ever had. Homemade hollandaise and toast was delicious. Such great service and lots of great options in the fridge cabinet.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed June 1, 2022

I wish this place was in a nicer location. It deserves to be somewhere with a nice view, because the woolies car park isn't that attractive. Nothing to fault with the food. Reuben Sandwich; just so yum. Seafood chowder absolutely packed with seafood, and so...creamy and delicious.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed January 24, 2022 via mobile

Lovely service and yummy lunch. Location not great but if you are happy to overlook it enjoy. Delicious home made meals. Staff more than accommodating and it's a locals favourite as it's a very busy cafe

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed August 10, 2021 via mobile

Excellent customer service great food and great coffee. We had fish and chips with salad. The beer battered fish was so delicious that my husband was so impressed he even ate the batter. He never eats the batter so that says it all. Chips were...crunchy tasty. Salad was fresh and not over dressed. The coffee was made perfectly and to order. My husband has expresso shots and said it was the best coffee he has had up here at lake Cathie. Their service was so friendly and fast. I would recommend and urge you to visit Caramels for a coffee, meal or just a snack. We will certainly be back for more.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed July 16, 2021

We think Caramels is the best place ever. We have had a family emergency where Kayelee from Caramels has come to the rescue. Our dad is terminally ill and Caramels has put the people first. They have been bringing our family food which has been...a life saver. Thank you to Caramels for their care and attention and food. We highly recommend this cafe on the Mid North Coast. Thank you love the Fullers. XxMore

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed May 19, 2021 via mobile

Great little cafe Simple menu with great choices Service is usually quick and staff friendly Great outside eating area easy access for elderly folk

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 4, 2021

I left not wanting for anything! Great service, very accommodating, great price for amazing quality of food and drinks. Delicious coffee, outside seating area to enjoy the sun. I'll be stopping in every time I'm there.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed November 4, 2020

This little gem is worth traveling from Port Macquarie for lunch. The food is fresh daily with a good mix of flavours on their menu. I found the best Warm Thai Salad this side of Thailand and the rest of the family enjoyed great fish...and squid dishes. The sweets menu is to die for, especially the vanilla slice, made on the premises. Prices were great, maximum $22 - great value.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed June 27, 2020

Excellent service to the local community during the shut down of many restaurants etc. Delicious lasagne, both meat and vegetarian. Yummy coffee and cakes. Great work ethic. Thanks Caramels

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed March 6, 2020

Good food small outdoor cafe eating area. friendly staff and great service. offers freshly cooked sit down Breakfast and lunch menu only as well as takeaway coffee, tea, sandwiches, cakes and much more.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed November 22, 2019

The coffee s great, all the food is lovely but that vanilla slice, handmade with love, it’s worth the two hour drive to get one, trust me you will cry 😭 if they have sold out!

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 23, 2019

This cafe is in the Woolworths shopping complex the tables are outside under an awning and its a nice location food is excellent and the staff are very friendly the outlook not so great but you go for the food.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2019

Dropped for a quick Monday lunch after reading very favourable comments on the cafe on TripAdvisor. Menu on the outside of the Cafe wall had quite a number of nice suggestions. My husband selected the Honey Prawns with a salad and I chose the grilled...Snapper which came with salad and chips. Both very good and tasty choices with quick service, For a Monday, the cafe was well patronised. Courteous waitress, top marks!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 13, 2019 via mobile

We were visiting the area and caught up with an old friend who suggested we meet for coffee at Caramels. We were glad we did. The coffee was excellent, the food quite delicious and the service very efficient and friendly. When we eventually move to...the area we will be regular patrons. A must place to visit when in Lake Cathie.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Caramels@Cathie is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5