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Origini Cafe

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213 Barker St, Castlemaine, Victoria 3450, Australia
+61 3 5472 1766
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (12 reviews)
“crusty bread” (2 reviews)
8:30 am - 11:00 pm Hours
Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
213 Barker St, Castlemaine, Victoria 3450, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Love the atmosphere, like a little piece of Italy but in Castlemaine, coffee is best in town and you are always greeted like an old friend

Thank Sallad-Days
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like to go here to be transported to Europe. This gorgeous little cafe has very authentic Italian Faye served with a smile and love.

Thank Beth M
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Lovely to find a small busy restaurant filled with locals that offered really great service, genuinely good food at a fair price. The winter winds drove us indoors into what could be mistaken for an authentic trattoria in regional Italy. Luca and the team have...More

Thank Dianne S
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Good coffee, nice surroundings and great staff. Looks very dog friendly in the courtyard and a meeting place for the locals - they are usually the best judges aren't they?

1  Thank jaymac501
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We asked a local, and he said yeah! We asked a patron, and he said definitely! The question? Is the coffee good? Well, not just good, awesome! Small shop, but who cares. We sat outside!! Service great, poached eggs on crusty bread, bonza, and did...More

2  Thank Trevor and Sue M
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

always beautiful service, a nice casual cafe with a lot of heart and soul. coffee is well priced, nice and strong, best in castlemaine for sure. 🙂

1  Thank Case93
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

The problem with being understated is that sometimes it is nothing more than that. Small single fronted shop. Went there for lunch and it was understated. Waiting, waiting, waiting, for service, drinks, meal! Very friendly service when you actually get some!! Very cramped in the...More

Thank nicholas1888
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We sat outside in the garden and were waited on by the most attentive, courteous waiter with the best Italian accent! Tuna salad was excellent!

Thank maryanne M
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Simple great rustic Italian food, wonderfully warm hospitality that makes you want to keep coming back. We love the pizza on Friday nights!

Thank VictoriaLaurence
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Great coffee, cake and a lovely feel to the place. Staff very friendly. Lovely shaded outdoor area out the back.

Thank Oliver K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 Barker St, Castlemaine, Victoria 3450, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Castlemaine
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5472 1766
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