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Durham Cafe

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102 William St S, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K9V 3B1, Canada
+1 705-878-3853
06:00 - 15:00
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Sun 09:00 - 14:00
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 15:00
Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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North Western, Ontario
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Went to this place in the mid- 00s and was blown away. So much so that a decade later I brought my wife here to give it a shot, if only to see if it was as amazeballs as I recalled. The short answer- yes it was. The long answer- Holy moly this is the best breakfast place i've ever... More 

Thank stoicloic
Lindsay, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

We have been a customer for over 20 years and have never had a bad experience. The food is always piping hot and the service is great. Staff are always friendly and pleasant. It is like eating a home cooked meal and the prices are very reasonable. This restaurant is number 1 because it deserves to be.

Thank ginger0123
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is a great spot for breakfast, but you should come hungry, since the portions are generous. Healthy and tasty options abound, and the service and décor is warm and friendly.

Thank Judy D
Lindsay, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Great home cooked food, locally owned. Good prices. Only thing preventing 5 stars is that it is a noisy restaurant (always busy) but that doesn't prevent me from going.

Thank AKLouie
Bethany, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

After reading the great reviews, my wife and I decided to try it for ourselves. We were greeted quickly and had a nice table. The decor is what I would call country and the place was very clean and busy. Cheerful atmosphere with lots of locals enjoying their meals. I had the halibut and chips and it was very good.... More 

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170 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 278 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

So glad I discovered this restaurant because the food is INCREDIBLE. It's one of the only places I take my whole family to because everyone loves it, and they are a super fussy bunch. The staff is by far some of the friendliest I have ever encountered and they actually act like they really enjoy their jobs and make you... More 

Thank kimmmmmmy
Toronto, Canada
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497 reviews
454 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

whether it is breakfast or lunch this place is always busy and that tells you something, I'm not surprised it has climbed to #1 in Lindsay. Food is good, service too, and prices reasonable, what more can you ask for?

Thank thephoenixrisesagain
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Whenever I'm in Lindsay, I make a date with my girlfriends to have breakfast at the Durham Cafe. Not only is the food delicious, the wait staff are friendly and attentive. There is often something new to try on the daily specials chalk board. You won't be disappointed to choose the Durham Cafe for breakfast.

Thank Dianne G
Aurora, Canada
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We were in Lindsay, Ontario, visiting my sister for Thanksgiving and decided that a Sunday Restaurant Brunch was a good way to balance off the work of putting together Saturday night's turkey dinner. The Durham Cafe is one of those "small town" restaurants where you still get a pretty good serving of good food, for a good price by friendly... More 

Thank Geoffrey D
Derby, Vermont
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Took family members here for lunch. Very good food and friendly service. Highly recommend the western sandwiches.

Thank Patrick M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 William St S, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K9V 3B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kawartha Lakes  >  Lindsay
  • Phone Number: +1 705-878-3853

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