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Durham Cafe

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102 William St. South, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K9V 3B1, Canada
+1 705-878-3853
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6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Comfort food, comfortable place

This is not the Ritz or the Park Plaza. If that is what you want, this is not the place for you. If you want an old fashioned family restaurant with good old fashioned comfort food with friendly service then you have arrived. This is a trip back to a traditional family restaurant with home-style... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
396Don
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Toronto, Canada
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is not the Ritz or the Park Plaza. If that is what you want, this is not the place for you. If you want an old fashioned family restaurant with good old fashioned comfort food with friendly service then you have arrived. This is a trip back to a traditional family restaurant with home-style cooking. The food is wholesome... More 

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Woodville, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Food was good, served fairly quick, large menu selection for a small restaurant. Quite noisy inside when only half tables were taken.

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Oakville, Ontario
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

It was a bit of a nostalgic trip for me - I remember the building as a mom and pop grocery store, which had a lunch counter and serviced the rail station across the road. they had a nicely varied menu for both breakfast and lunch (close at 3pm) We both got the Durham Club sandwich and Cream of Broccoli... More 

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Minden, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

This is a quaint little restaurant, in downtown Lindsay. Large portions, great food and a nice friendly atmosphere.

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Argyle Ontario, near Toronto
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The Durham Cafe, corner of Durham and Cambridge Sts in Lindsay ON, serves traditional fare, at least for rural Canada: Western Sandwiches (or Denver if you're from the West), egg salad, tuna and so on, with crispy lettuce, sliced tomatoes and condiments. You can order a salad meal, anything from Caesars to Fresh Garden. All salad ingredients taste as if... More 

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Lindsay, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Excellent atmosphere staff pleasant,large portions. Which we thoroughly enjoyed. I would recommend this restaurant to my friends.

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Tianjin, China
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The food is top notch and the staff (special shout out to Lori) are excellent! I've only been to Durham for breakfast, so I can not attest to the afternoon menu.

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Ajax, Canada
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Had breakfast with a couple of friends who live in Lindsay. They had never even heard of this place. The restaurant is clean and a nice size. It has a typical menu for a breakfast/lunch venue including omelettes, sandwiches, waffles, pancakes, etc. We all ordered various versions of omelettes and were surprised to discover that while toast IS included, home... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great food, plentiful portions and very friendly and efficient servers! What's not to like. We all enjoyed ourselves!

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Toronto
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I go to the Durham Cafe all the time for breakfast or lunch. The food is always good and the staff are so friendly. The Durham burger is amazing and the breads they serve are so fresh and delicious. I would definitely recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 102 William St. South, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K9V 3B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kawartha Lakes  >  Lindsay
  • Phone Number: +1 705-878-3853

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
  • Cuisine: Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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