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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
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • 52
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    Very good
  • 43
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  • 32
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  • 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
We wanted a simple Italian Meal

Having not booked anywhere for the evening meal, we decided that Caminetto looked good, with a significant area of outdoor seating. It was busy, but a place for us was found. The ambience (outside) was good, and there was a wide ranging menu with reasonable prices. I ordered pizza (large - which... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Hampshire
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Hampshire
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Having not booked anywhere for the evening meal, we decided that Caminetto looked good, with a significant area of outdoor seating. It was busy, but a place for us was found. The ambience (outside) was good, and there was a wide ranging menu with reasonable prices. I ordered pizza (large - which equates to a standard one in the UK),... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

This little gem is nestled on Playfair in The Rocks. Nice looking, outdoor seating in back, good menu and wine list. Nothing haute cuisine or pricey. Simply good Italian fare at reasonable prices. They have large and small pasta portions priced as well as fish, veal and pizza. If you want a nice meal in a great neighborhood and quiet... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

excellent place to have pizza was hot and yum nice outdoors very busy book early to get a seat. be aware there is a bit of walk to find this place

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Beautiful location, amazing food, live harp and guitar music. My partner and I have visited Caminetto three times now, twice without a booking, always seated swiftly. The food is always superb, but what makes this place a perfect dinner date is the jovial nature of the staff, the atmosphere created by the harpist, and the warm outdoor lighting amongst the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Wandering through the rocks on a Sunday evening we stumbled across this place, we were pretty lucky because we hadn't booked but got a table straight away. Food was excellent, lots of clean plates. Live music as well. Great setting, superb food, staff just attentive enough, grest value. Top place!

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Went without booking, table found for us very quickly, very helpful and friendly staff. Food very good, prices very reasonable especially for location. Service prompt without being intrusive. Reasonably priced wine as well !

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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49 reviews 49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We wanted to eat in our Hotel but there was no restaurant so wandering around the corner we found Caminetto, a charming Italian restaurant tucked away in the Historic part of old Sydney. Great value, great Italian food (pizzas, cannelloni, lasagne) plus the usual garlic pizza, Italian red wine and very good service. Just what we needed. Everyone was happy... More 

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Mossman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

After a walk around Circualr Quay and the Rocks looking for a place to eat dinner we stumbled across Caminetto, just behind the Rocks. Outdoor dining. Busy at 7.30pm but we were seated straightaway at a decent table. Wait staff friendly and helpful young working-visa people from all over. We had spinach and riccotta ravioli in a tomato/herb sauce (good)... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is an interesting historic old building in the Rocks in Sydney that serves very good Italian food with a great court yard and on the weekend has music with a harp and guitar player singing, try the Tortellini it is very good.Great location & great food.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

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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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?