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Casalinga

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7 Maroondah Hwy, Croydon, Maroondah, Victoria 3136, Australia
+61 3 9870 8422
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
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
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 

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Thank LynMT19
Singapore
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129 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

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Thank hlmh
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

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Thank Bradley S
Melbourne, Australia
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122 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

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Thank Mick A
Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hadn't had takeaway from Casalinga in many a long year for a variety of reasons, but on a whim decided to try it again. Ordered 3 different pastas including one gluten free. Ring before the restaurant peak-hour and service is very quick. Each of the pastas was delicious and not too heavy. Enough left over for lunch for 3... More 

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Thank Stuart M
Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had two birthdays to celebrate. Our two grown sons. We arrived as a family of five and 2 partners. We were greeted very nicely and offered water asked did we want drinks and given menus. The food is cosmopolitan Australian. The prices are reasonable for the excellent quality of the delicious meals. There is a daily chef specials board... More 

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Thank Cathy D
Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As always we were greeted with a warm smile by staff. Our waitress ,although young, was efficient, happy to banter with us and made sure they everything was in order. Our meals come quickly and was as delicious as ever. The quality of food never disappoints. The wines are of good quality. A home away from home is the feeling... More 

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Thank Lilijana S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The meals are very nice if you want to go to a place that is very romantic of even just for a work function or get together the service is excellent

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Thank heinzandmaria
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Once a favourite restaurant, but alas no more. The King Fish Carpaccio and Tornados Rossini were lovely but barely warm, unfortunately it ended there. Sweet potato Coriander and coconut Soup was cold and full of cream and lacked in flavour. Kombu poached crap claw minced, mushy and bland. Barramundi special tasted nice but very small. Vegetable platter for $30 was... More 

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Wien
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Perfect in quality, preparation, presentation and perfect service characterize this small but very family friendly restaurant. Take a way possible in the same quality. We hope to be back soon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
Monday
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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?