We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dory's Cafe

££ - £££
Cafe, Australian
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
William Keeling Crescent, West Island, 6799
+61 8 9162 7646
Website
Today
08:00 - 13:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 11:30
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 13:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

44 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 43: English reviews
Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Having been to Cocos a few times for business, I've never had dinner here. Although open for dinner for only a couple of nights every week, it was well and truly worth the wait. On the menu was a "Mexican" style lasagne and that was very nice, and different! However, despite only offering 2 desserts - a lemon tart and... More 

Helpful?
Thank Andy R
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We had a lovely breakfast here and wish we had found this earlier in our stay. Friendly, staff great food and just a short walk from our accommodation.

Helpful?
Thank Philiptubb
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Dory's was a great little cafe which overlooked the Indian Ocean in Cocos Island. Dory's has now got a new owner/manager a fabulous woman named Maxine who has morphed Dory's into 'Maxi's by the Sea'. It still sells the best coffee on Cocos and is a delightful retreat for a light meal.

Helpful?
Thank avril213
Perth, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Was recommended by a friend and wasn't disappointed. Great view, yummy food and friendly staff. Can't wait to try pasta night.

Helpful?
Thank jonmainwaring
Coogee, Australia
Level Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

fabulous café, great variety of fresh food and cuisine. Love the Pasta Nights on Mondays, enjoyed every meal there. Very attentive staff and meals were presented well and we didn't have to wait. A big bonus is their service to children, if they notice a little one at the table they prioritize the little person's meal so they don't have... More 

Helpful?
Thank Farr2Sirius
Western Australia, Australia
Level Contributor
17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Now called "Maxi's Cafe". Monday nights and Thursday nights offer wonderful menus from wonderful people, in a rustic seaside setting. Every day breakfasts are also beautiful.

Helpful?
Thank Dick S
Adelaide, Australia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 August 2016

lovely breezy seafront location. generally good plain meals and home baked options. friendly local staff.

Helpful?
Thank starburstmoonchild
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Level Contributor
30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Very relaxed place to eat for lunch, dinner or breakfast, bookings sometimes needed. V good variety of delicious food and very friendly people operating it. Eat inside in air con comfort or out under the big shady trees, but limited seating inside

Helpful?
Thank Colin C
Benalla, Australia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Great for the morning coffee. Thursday night dinner was enjoyed with fellow travellers and friends. BYO drinks

Helpful?
Thank alanneander4
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Great ambiance and location. welcome and refreshing option to what is otherwise a self catering destination. great service, great food, great opportunity to socialise with the locals who we found booked weekly dinner reservations.

Helpful?
Thank grmaini

Travellers who viewed Dory's Cafe also viewed

Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Indian Ocean
West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
 
Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Indian Ocean
Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Indian Ocean
 

Been to Dory's Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 11:30
Monday
08:00 - 13:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 13:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 13:00
Thursday
08:00 - 13:00
Friday
08:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: William Keeling Crescent, West Island, 6799
  • Location: Asia  >  Indian Ocean  >  Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9162 7646

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Dory's Cafe and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Dory's Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?