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Jen's Place Cafe

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85 Mostyn St, Castlemaine, Victoria 3450, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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829 reviews
528 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends brought me here, saying this is where they always came. I can see why. The range was wide, from schnitzel, parmas, kebabs, burgers, pasta and sandwiches. I chose a vegie burger and it was very well made and inexpensive. Yes, I will come back again.

Thank platypus150
Melbourne, Australia
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61 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Dropped by for lunch out of curiosity and met Jen the owner. After reading the amazingly varied and extensive menus my wife and I ordered the Chicken Schnitzel with salad and chips, and a mixed berries smoothie. Schnitzel was one of the best I've ever had - amazing crunchy coating, tender quality chicken inside - no chewy bits - and... More 

Thank jstosh
Mount Waverley, Australia
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We only wanted coffee & cake, and as we had our dog with us we sat outside. In actual fact the coffee was quite nice as were the biscuits, but when I went in to order the place smelt greasy & was glad to be sitting outside. It was a dreary day so that made the inside of the cafe... More 

Thank Barbara H
Melbourne, Australia
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214 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Called in here to have a quick lunch and were pleasantly surprised by the very extensive menu and the prices too. Just wanted something simple so my toasted cheese sandwich was delicious and my partner had the lamb kebab which was huge but very tasty too. The iced coffees were large, cold and very refreshing. Nice to find a place... More 

Thank Roma S
Tarwin Lower, Australia
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80 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We went to Jens Cafe for lunch recently & it was very crowded with not a lot of space. The food was yummy, but I do think the design / set up, could be improved.

Thank Jenni W
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40 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a coffee which was brilliant as was the hot chocolate small quiet place but the food looked really good

Thank Dean B
Castlemaine, Australia
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Good coffee and good tucker. Yep, this is the spot to choose in Castlemanie for a break - Lunch, smoko, or snack. The food is good,the coffee good, the staff are good and the setting is good. Nothing too flash but a good old fashioned cafe for sure ; Old time locals love it

1 Thank ianandmazza
Castlemaine, Australia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Huge range to choose from considering the tiny shop size, super friendly staff, coffee is average (my wife states) but plenty of goodies available

Thank Woofbanger
Castlemaine, Australia
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121 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016

This is an old fashioned cafe, perfectly suited to an old fashioned town. This is no limes, herbs or cheese board plates here. The menu is very 1970s but is kid of novel as it reminded me of childhood cafes. Worth a second look with fresh eyes. Very popular with locals and visiting politicians.

Thank Jason F
Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Great friendly service and coffee. Very helpful and nice place to sit outside and let the world go by.

Thank Anne B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Mostyn St, Castlemaine, Victoria 3450, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Castlemaine
  • Phone Number: 03-5470-6777
Telephone + 61 3 5470 6777

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