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Australian, Gluten Free Options
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7 Maroondah Hwy, Croydon, Maroondah, Victoria 3136, Australia
+61 3 9870 8422
17:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Fri 17:30 - 22:00
Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am so grateful that Casalinga is the high standard restaurant it is, in an area of Melbourne that is probably somewhat lacking in this department! Came here last night with a dear friend, we enjoyed our catch up and shared the ocean platter for 2. Gorgeous oysters done 3 ways (loved the margarita one, especially), the prickly ash calamari... More 

Thank wwlg
Melbourne, Australia
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60 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We love this restaurant with its friendly, accommodating staff and delicious food. Even the inexpensive lunches are totally awesome. Will keep coming back; especially for major celebrations.

Thank vera h
Melbourne, Australia
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153 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to celebrate with friends for Christmas. We all had something different and loved the way it was presented and tasted. You need to book as very popular, Not open for lunch on Monday or Tuesday.

Thank Barbara N
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good. We went on a Sunday night and as there was 8 of us they put us in the side room and we were lucky enough not to have anyone else there. It was a most enjoyable and relaxing evening.

Thank eandeMelbourne
Brisbane, Australia
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attended a wedding reception here and it was brilliant for an intimate reception. Food & drinks exceptional. Staff friendly & helpful. Decor suited the night. Plenty of parking out front. Will come here for dinner, if visiting Melbourne in the future .

Thank Melissa W
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This was our first time visiting Casalinga. I had heard great things. We arrived and were seated, we BYO'd so drinks were fine. we ordered from the oyster bar and the calamari. The oysters were wonderful the calamari was a bit chewy but the salad and dressing were good. I ordered the papradelli and my husband the steak. We waited... More 

1 Thank Maggie M
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Our group of 14 was celebrating the end of the year Christmas function. Our orders were taken by 7:30pm. Drinks appeared haphazardly over the next 15 minutes, even though all were ordered at the same time. Our meals did not arrive until 9:15pm. In fact none of the meals in our area arrived in a timely manner. If a restaurant... More 

Thank LynMT19
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135 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Barramundi was fresh and delicious. Lacy crepe was good too but a little too creamy for my liking. Enjoyable dining experience.

Thank hlmh
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We had the lamb shoulder and saltimbocca and both were excellent. Service was great and lovely hosts. Thanks!

Thank Bradley S
Melbourne, Australia
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129 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

An attempt to be a fancy restaurant, hasn't quite been pulled off but the food was good, fresh, tasty and service was also very good. Yes I'll go back.

Thank Mick A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Maroondah Hwy, Croydon, Maroondah, Victoria 3136, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Maroondah  >  Croydon
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9870 8422

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