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13 Playfair St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
9247-5787
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 48
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  • 61
    Very good
  • 42
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  • 32
    Poor
  • 35
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Underwhelming dinner for the price

Not sure where to eat one night while in Sydney, we strolled through The Rocks area viewing the menus at various restaurants and finally decided on Caminetto. The place seemed to be quite busy. We sat outdoors – but found the outdoor seating to be nothing too fancy really. The three of each... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Not sure where to eat one night while in Sydney, we strolled through The Rocks area viewing the menus at various restaurants and finally decided on Caminetto. The place seemed to be quite busy. We sat outdoors – but found the outdoor seating to be nothing too fancy really. The three of each ordered a different main dish and while... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Just what you'd expect from a good Italian restaurant in a major city. Good service, good wine and excellent food. And plenty of it. Location in the rocks is good, although tucked in a corner. Very good.

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Caloundra, Australia
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135 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

We attended one Thursday night without a booking. No problems seating us (4). I was surprised when our wine for the meal was brought out at the same time as our beers. That was a little strange. The food was ok, nothing special, and one of my colleagues had the fish, and said it was like cardboard and did not... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

For our honeymoon, my wife and I stayed in Sydney, in the Rocks area and had a wonderful time... apart from our dinner at Caminetto Italian that now leaves a sour note on our entire time here. NO AMERICAN SHOULD EAT HERE! We were attracted to the outdoor setting, the live music, and the smell of some delicious Italian food.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Walked in with work colleagues and no issue with seating us. Food was tasty Italian and the menu has a good variety. It's a quaint location in the rocks

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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90 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We had dinner here one night, and although the food was OK, the atmosphere was average and the staff looked like they really didn't want to be there. Overall, not a great experience.

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Carluke, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My wife and I had spent the morning visiting an art gallery and sightseeing before heading towards the Rocks area of Sydney for lunch and found ourselves having to pick and choose because there is quite a varied selection of eateries in the area. We finally opted for Caminetto because the menu looked good and the staff were friendly. Also,... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

It was that good. Womderful pasta and probably the best veal we've ever had. Good & frindly service. For a nice table for two ask for #511.

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

This was our first stop after arriving in Sydney. Historic location in the Rocks. Service was quick and attentive. Beers to our tables without delay. Food was hot and good. Next time I will get something with pasta as the scent of what the folks had at the next table next to me still lingers. I think most would enjoy... More 

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Lugano, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Located in a fairly quiet location in an area that can be extremely busy. Sometimes it is best to look what the daily special is because it might be fresher than come of the other things fixed on the menu.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13 Playfair St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: 9247-5787

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, European
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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