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Capers Cafe

160 Charlotte St, Cooktown, Cook Shire, Queensland 4895, Australia
+61 7 4069 5737
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
160 Charlotte St, Cooktown, Cook Shire, Queensland 4895, Australia
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Reviewed May 17, 2017

Had lunch at Capers - two dishes which we shared Barbecued tiger prawns with lime and chile which came with a great crisp salad. Then mud crab and prawn spring rolls with guacamole and another ( different) crisp salad. All this plus a double shot...More

Thank Pakbazza
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

Nice outlook looking over the water. Pleasant staff , coffee was good. Reasonable prices , food was okay nothing extraordinary but to be fair we only ordered scrambled eggs - which were fine😊

Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed March 31, 2017

In a town so far North, it is surprising to find such a great Coffee and a breakfast that is of good quality

Thank Ckf53
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

Excellent coffee and great little cafe. Love having a modern cafe in Cooktown. Good options are lacking. Would be great to have a better lunch menu and not just small items.

Thank Joshua M
Reviewed February 6, 2017

Brand new chef. Very good coffee and good service. Loved our breakfast - huge amount of bacon and really fresh eggs - no powdered eggs thankfully. Popular with the locals - you probably will have to sit inside in the air conditioning because the locals...More

Thank Ross H
Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

Was ok but nothing special for sausages n poached eggs. Sausages were very spicy...not the usual. Eggs cooked good though. Did not eat sauce as not sure if GF. Looked like barbcue. Can get Gluten Free bread and done in separate toaster. Much nicer less...More

Thank Karen O
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Visited for breakfast. We were told we would have to wait about half an hour for food as the table before us had put in their order first (it was only four people). After waiting the half hour, then someone came over to ask two...More

Thank Marsha D
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Capers is a small, modern and very popular cafe. The food takes a while but it's worth it. Good coffee, great selection of juices and a predictable yet pleasing menu. Right on the main street so you can sit and watch everyone coming and going.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Great muesli! Sat on the outside table with a view over the gardens. Reasonably priced with a range of smoothies and good coffee

Thank Kerrie O
Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Food was great with friendly service. Lovely view. The ham and cheese sandwich was excellent, and coffees and milkshakes spot on. Cool spot for breakfast and lunch. Great place to take the family.

Thank Wendy0704
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Charlotte St, Cooktown, Cook Shire, Queensland 4895, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cook Shire  >  Cooktown
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4069 5737
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