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Cosmic Charlie's Cafe

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170 Charlotte St, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 2L2, Canada
(705) 741-6491
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

For the cheaper traveler, or for the regular PTBO explorer, desserts can be a hopeful wish when money is tight. Cosmic Charlie's doesn't help the wallet, but their mango cheesecake topped with raspberry sauce and mint leave is good enough to pay the $7.50 for it! Would definitely recommend!

Thank Elizabeth B
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19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Loved the atmosphere, waitress was very nice and conversational. Flavours were great and food presentation was some of the best I've seen for Thai in Peterborough. Though everything was so good, for this city, the price seemed high for a small restaurant on Charlotte street. Will go back again for a special occasion.

Thank Pennypinchereater
Bowmanville, Canada
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90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Finally made it here, can't believe what I'd been missing! Smaller place but nice atmosphere, has the roll up door at the front and opens the place right up. Great food that is spiced just right, this is the first restaurant I've ate at where there is no salt and pepper shakers on the table! You don't need them! The... More 

Thank PKS6636
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

We've been going to Charlie's for years. It's a family run restaurant and is consistently good reasonably priced and always delicious. If you're going you need to have Charlie's spring rolls and you want extra dipping sauce because it's just that good!!!

Thank Tara T
Peterborough, Canada
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I always enjoy eating at Cosmic Charlies - especially for lunch. The food is prepared with care and is always very very tasty.

Thank Richard B
Peterborough, Canada
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184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

They make such a nice Tom Kum Yee soup for only 9.99. And the equally priced Chicken Satay had a nice almost barbeque tasting satay sauce....very fresh tasting. I particularly love their home made sweet thai chili sauce....not too sweet at all. Great spring rolls too. The regular menu looked a bit pricey.......but if the food is as good as... More 

Thank Larry S
Peterborough, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

This place never fails, from the great service to the absolutely fabulous, fresh and delicious food. The Charlie's spring rolls are always amazing. Both my husband and I had the beef satay this time and it was so tender it melted in your mouth and the mango salad is the best, so fresh and tasty; I could have that everyday.... More 

Thank Sandra F
Peterborough, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

I adore this place and order take out from here at least once every few months! Amazing staff and food! Portion sizes are great and I always have leftovers!

Thank jennifer_moher
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

I've been a loyal customer for many years at Cosmic Charlies, but realized I never took the time to submit a review. Everything on their menu is outstanding! Best appetizers: Charlie's Spring Rolls and Onion Baji. I love the Jerk chicken and salad for lunch. For dinner my favorites are Chang Mei Noodles or beef satay. I don't think I've... More 

Thank lisa e
Peterborough, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

Great eats here, nothing too fancy just good food at a reasonable price. Finding a table can be difficult if you don't reserve beforehand.

Thank Beer_scotch_snob

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $15
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Charlotte St, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 2L2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Peterborough
  • Phone Number: (705) 741-6491

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