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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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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 18 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
Reviewed 10 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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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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
Bobcaygeon, Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Very wide selection on the menu. Truly something for everyone. Staff were very cheerful and quick. Food was high quality and servings generous. For great cafe style atmosphere and dining this is the place. Note we were going there around noon and were glad we called ahead to make a reservation.

Thank 2-2-travel-4-ever
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Love this place! All day breakfasts, lunch salads and the burgers are great! Excellent for providing takeout for your staff meeting or just to picnic by the water.

Thank Leanne S
Ontario, Canada
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stopped in after a hotel stay in Linsday on our way back from a wedding. The food was decent and the staff were good. Our server was not fantastic, but not terrible. There was another server who was lovely (and I wish we would have had her as ours!) and kept things positive. The food is what you would... More 

Thank Lyndsey H
Toronto, Canada
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Durham Cafe has always been a family favorite. We usually go for Sunday brunch which means that's when they are super busy. It may longer than normal to wait for the food but we are never disappointed. The ladies that work there are amazing. Despite how crazy and busy it gets, they do their best to make sure everyone gets... More 

Thank Amesley
Nova Scotia, Canada
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

A perfect breakfast stop. We visited with friends from the area, a real jewel. Service was friendly and efficient. Menu was vast and food delicious. Waitress was fun, friendly and personable . Will definately return!

Thank Kathy M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I had French toast with a side of bacon. The French toast was burnt, and the bacon was fatty and undercooked. When paying the staff was on the phone and just stuck her hand out for payment, didn't even tell me the amount.

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Sherri1521, Owner at Durham Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. Your input, and feedback from all of our guests is vitally important to us and we always want our guests expectations to be met. I am very sorry to learn that we did not meet your expectations. I'd be happy to help make up for this bad experience anyway... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We were six hungry adults who were all delighted with our meals! The restaurant was packed and it was a warm day, sadly the ceiling fans were not operating. The wait was substantial but coffee was replenished and we never felt neglected. The Trip Advisor reviews led us to this spot. The biggest hit was the house special omelette, although... More 

Thank Heather 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
USD 15
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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
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?