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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
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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148 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So glad I discovered this restaurant because the food is INCREDIBLE. It's one of the only places I take my whole family to because everyone loves it, and they are a super fussy bunch. The staff is by far some of the friendliest I have ever encountered and they actually act like they really enjoy their jobs and make you... More 

Thank kimmmmmmy
Toronto, Canada
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491 reviews
450 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

whether it is breakfast or lunch this place is always busy and that tells you something, I'm not surprised it has climbed to #1 in Lindsay. Food is good, service too, and prices reasonable, what more can you ask for?

Thank thephoenixrisesagain
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took family members here for lunch. Very good food and friendly service. Highly recommend the western sandwiches.

Thank Patrick M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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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
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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?