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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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9:00 am - 2:00 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
Good for:
Families with children
Doing business
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 30
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 3
    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
Most recent review
Amazing!

My hubby and I just enjoyed a lovely lunch at the Durham! Such a pleasant atmosphere and the food was beyond great! Time was taken with the 'presentation' and cooked to perfection! Although very busy, the servers took time to make customers feel welcome and special. A delightful place to eat!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Robert T
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Lindsay
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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56 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Lindsay
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My hubby and I just enjoyed a lovely lunch at the Durham! Such a pleasant atmosphere and the food was beyond great! Time was taken with the 'presentation' and cooked to perfection! Although very busy, the servers took time to make customers feel welcome and special. A delightful place to eat!

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Sarnia, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Have ate at the Durham many times having lived less than a block away. The cafe recently sold and today was my first time in since the change of ownership. I understand that staff bought the cafe. I found a table and waited ten minutes before being given menus or coffee. This was not a usual custom of the Durham.... More 

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Norland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

A couple of friends, myself and my husband went for a Sunday brunch. Waitresses were very friendly and helpful about the menu items. Everything is home cooked, delicious and a very good portion. After placing our orders, did not have to wait long for our meal. Very comfortable and homey atmosphere. Will definitely be returning.

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Oshawa, Ontario
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This was my first time eating at the Durham Cafe and I understand that it just recently changed management. A friend and I met there for lunch on Friday afternoon. Our waitress was Sherri and she is one of the new owners. She was a delight! Very friendly and attentive! She recommended menu items and the food was fresh and... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

The Durham Cafe was very inviting visually on entrance. Our server was friendly and attentive. The food was well prepared and very tastey. All five of us are from out of town, but we never felt like outsiders. I ordered the same breakfast as I had elsewhere in town and it was vastly superior to other restaurants' attempts. With good... More 

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Cannington, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

A couple of friends took me here for lunch as I had been 'off sick' and they felt I needed a boost. The atmosphere was very homely. The home cooked food was very nice and more than enough-soup and a 1/2 sandwich. They also have a selection of baked goods of which I bought a couple of very tasty home... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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145 reviews 145 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Been hearing about this place for a long time and finally had the opportunity to give it a try. It is a greasy spoon style restaurant that was packed with regulars which is a good sign. The waitress was extremely friendly and efficient and seemed to know a lot of her customers by name. Everyone enjoyed their meal and the... More 

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Lindsay, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Durham Cafe is a quaint restaurant that is a favourite to many of the local residents. On a Saturday or Sunday morning we often run into friends and neighbours who continue to enjoy the home cooked food.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We stopped into Lindsay on our way from Toronto to Ottawa - although a bit off the beaten path the extra few minutes are worth it. We had a nice family meal, soup, salads and sandwiches primarily. Everything was fresh, well seasoned and served hot (or cold). Good friendly service too. My only recommendation to the restaurant would be to... More 

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Lindsay, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It is always a treat to go for a meal at the Durham Cafe! The bagels and lox are superb! You cannot beat the delicious breakfast that you get!

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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 0 - 10
  • Cuisine: Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, 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?