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Capers Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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160 Charlotte Street, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4069 5737
07:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 14:00
Sat 07:00 - 12:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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
Warwick, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 have taken over the deck area!! Free WiFi too

Thank Ross H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 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 load music last visit. Nice peppermint tea.

Thank Karen O
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 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 people to change their meals as the boss had gone to get ingredients and not... More 

Thank Marsha D
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 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
Moruya, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 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 kerrieo62
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 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
Cairns, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is the place to go for breakfast as they do such good food and a top view from the balcony nice staff as well

Thank r14p1939
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Pleasant atmosphere for Breakfast, not a lot to choose from, was expecting some cereals etc, but what we had was sufficient. Very nice to look out on the water while eating. The coffee was tepid, but when we asked to heat it up there was no fuss. The staff were friendly, and the Cafe was tidy and clean and handy... More 

Thank Deblonay
Gungahlin, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Very pleasant, great service, meal was a suitable size, friendly staff good service and would recommend

Thank LynneSusanne

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Charlotte Street, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cooktown
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4069 5737

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