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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
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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
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North Western, Ontario
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went to this place in the mid- 00s and was blown away. So much so that a decade later I brought my wife here to give it a shot, if only to see if it was as amazeballs as I recalled. The short answer- yes it was. The long answer- Holy moly this is the best breakfast place i've ever... More 

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Lindsay, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been a customer for over 20 years and have never had a bad experience. The food is always piping hot and the service is great. Staff are always friendly and pleasant. It is like eating a home cooked meal and the prices are very reasonable. This restaurant is number 1 because it deserves to be.

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Thank ginger0123
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great spot for breakfast, but you should come hungry, since the portions are generous. Healthy and tasty options abound, and the service and décor is warm and friendly.

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Thank Judy D
Lindsay, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great home cooked food, locally owned. Good prices. Only thing preventing 5 stars is that it is a noisy restaurant (always busy) but that doesn't prevent me from going.

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Bethany, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

After reading the great reviews, my wife and I decided to try it for ourselves. We were greeted quickly and had a nice table. The decor is what I would call country and the place was very clean and busy. Cheerful atmosphere with lots of locals enjoying their meals. I had the halibut and chips and it was very good.... More 

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66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

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 

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Toronto, Canada
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450 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

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?

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Thank thephoenixrisesagain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

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.

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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 October 9, 2016

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 

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Derby, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
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
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?