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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
07:00 - 14:00
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Sun 09:00 - 14:00
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 15:00
Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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Ontario, Canada
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275 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We arrived around 1:00 p.m. on a Wednesday, and no trouble getting a table at this time. Prices are very reasonable and the amount of food on each plate was a lot. I ordered a chicken salad sandwich which was very good, it the fries were a disappointment. They tasted like the frozen ones you cook at home, and were... More 

Thank ycnanb
Lindsay, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They have their standard fare, but come up with some great specials. I have never ordered anything that I was disappointed with. It is small, so arrive before noon to avoid missing out on a table.

Thank Jimmer58
Orillia, Canada
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This gem is off of the beaten path so it is a secret to many people but locals. You can find it on GPS. The chefs, they are much more than mere cooks, take pride in the food that they prepare. Each weekend is a new special serving which has been carefully thought out and tested. Sherri and Shelly, owners,... More 

Thank lucknow1234
Toronto, Canada
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55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Read about this place on TripAdvisor and I was passing through Lindsay so I arranged to meet a friend there. We were both pleasantly surprised. The server was fantastic. She was quick and friendly. The food was quite good and the price reasonable. It had a true small town atmosphere. From the location and appearance you might not stop in... More 

Thank mfa52
Lindsay, Canada
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We dined here for lunch. Crowded and noisy. Every time the door opened we received a huge blast of cold air even though we were seated way inside from the door. That said, the food was delicious, my fish and chips were well seasoned, the batter crisp and not greasy. My friend's egg benedict was indeed one of the best... More 

Thank Sheila J
Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Breakfast or lunch this place is a hidden gem. Great menu choices , excellent service and friendly staff.

Thank Betty H
Bobcaygeon, Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Great place for breakfast or lunch. Lots of choices. Staff is quick and efficient. Call ahead recommended.

Thank 2-2-travel-4-ever
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I have been very fortunate to have travelled all over the world and have to say the Eggs Benedict at the Durham are the Best!! What more can I say!

Thank John H
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

If you are looking for a local gem...this place is it! The food is ALWAYS amazing, portion sizes are amazing and the atmosphere is inviting. Check it out on a Friday night and catch local talent performing as well!

Thank Amber V
Perth, Canada
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455 reviews
350 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Wow, what a great breakfast. We ordered the same thing. Eggs benny in baked potato with bacon and lots and lots of fruit. Everything was delicious. Great selections for breakfast. Service was very good and friendly. Can't wait to return. Thank you.

Thank PerthDarter

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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, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:00
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?