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Durham Cafe

102 William St S, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K9V 3B1, Canada
+1 705-878-3853
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“potato skins” (5 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
102 William St S, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K9V 3B1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Had an amazing lunch today at Durham Cafe. I enjoyed the best Halibut & Chips I have ever had and all made from scratch. This is a breakfast & lunch place with an extensive menu. There were four of us and we all were able...More

Thank alwayshappytotravel
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived around 1:00 p.m. on a Wednesday, and no trouble getting a table at this time. Prices are very reasonable and the amount of food on each plate was a lot. I ordered a chicken salad sandwich which was very good, it the fries...More

Thank ycnanb
Reviewed 14 March 2017

They have their standard fare, but come up with some great specials. I have never ordered anything that I was disappointed with. It is small, so arrive before noon to avoid missing out on a table.

Thank Jimmer58
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This gem is off of the beaten path so it is a secret to many people but locals. You can find it on GPS. The chefs, they are much more than mere cooks, take pride in the food that they prepare. Each weekend is a...More

Thank lucknow1234
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Read about this place on TripAdvisor and I was passing through Lindsay so I arranged to meet a friend there. We were both pleasantly surprised. The server was fantastic. She was quick and friendly. The food was quite good and the price reasonable. It had...More

Thank mfa52
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We dined here for lunch. Crowded and noisy. Every time the door opened we received a huge blast of cold air even though we were seated way inside from the door. That said, the food was delicious, my fish and chips were well seasoned, the...More

Thank Sheila J
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Breakfast or lunch this place is a hidden gem. Great menu choices , excellent service and friendly staff.

Thank Betty H
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Great place for breakfast or lunch. Lots of choices. Staff is quick and efficient. Call ahead recommended.

Thank 2-2-travel-4-ever
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I have been very fortunate to have travelled all over the world and have to say the Eggs Benedict at the Durham are the Best!! What more can I say!

Thank John H
Reviewed 20 December 2016

If you are looking for a local gem...this place is it! The food is ALWAYS amazing, portion sizes are amazing and the atmosphere is inviting. Check it out on a Friday night and catch local talent performing as well!

Thank Amber V
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have highchairs?
4 January 2017|
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Response from Amber V | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do.
Do you have any gluten-free options?
3 July 2015|
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Response from Speeken | Reviewed this property |
Thanks everyone! Yes, in fact they have gluten free bread, which allows one to order many other items on the menu (ie. sandwiches)! My partner, who is gluten intolerant, was able to order a very delicious-looking clubhouse... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
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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