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Capers Cafe

160 Charlotte St, Cooktown, Cook Shire, Queensland 4895, Australia
+61 7 4069 5737
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“cake” (5 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
160 Charlotte St, Cooktown, Cook Shire, Queensland 4895, Australia
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Dropping in for breakfast with my nine-year-old great niece, I was horrified that the pancakes had run out and were not on the menu. In a panic, I reviewed the menu. I love scrambled eggs, but I have also eaten some very rubbery, tasteless and...More

Thank KatetheGreat48
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is a lovely cafe with good food and friendly staff. Sitting on the raised counter eating breakfast and looking out was really entertaining.

Thank Helen A
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We went to this cafe while visiting Cairns last year, and it was awesome. My husband and I were honeymooning, and I suggested Capers for breakfast. What a huge disappointment that was. We arrived at 06:45hrs and ordered 2 big breakfast and 2 mugs of...More

Thank Barbaratimmermans1
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We only had time to have breakfast here, but the scrambled eggs on toast were just like home (probably better) and the coffee very good. The cafe seemed to have cars outside whenever we walked past. I think it is only open for breakfast and...More

Thank Audrey W
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped for coffee and a cake. Great coffee, decaf latte. And a very nice gluten free cake. Worth a visit. Very friendly staff.

Thank Eva K
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Generous serving of very nice bacon, bacon makes you happy! Just a bit greasy on the bacon cooking but good all the same. I would go back.

Thank David B
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Such a cute place. Animal friendly. Outside. The prices are reasonable. It of a High standard. Staff are friendly and offer suggestions. The coffee is worth stopping for. Didn't feel crowded in as the place was full of people enjoying a meal

Thank MargBordin
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Tried to go to this establishment a few times during my stay for a mid afternoon coffee but the place was closed every afternoon I tried. Was told by the locals that they are not always open - so never bothered to go back.

Thank Balilass
Reviewed 17 May 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 12 April 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
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, View
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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