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Jen's Place Cafe

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85 Mostyn Street, Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
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Glen Waverley, Victoria, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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Tarwin Lower, Australia
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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.

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Thank Jenni W
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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

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Thank Dean B
Castlemaine, Australia
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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

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Castlemaine, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Thank Woofbanger
Castlemaine, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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.

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Thank Jason F
Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

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

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Thank Anne B
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62 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

We stopped in at this cafe while passing through Castlemaine. We were somewhat disappointed all round. The place was cramped and the service was slow. The food, while reasonably priced, was of average quality and portion size. It felt like the menu was too broad for the size of the kitchen and this was reflected in the meals. We will... More 

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Thank Amy S
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

We went to castlemain for a few hours and visited the cafe. i do not understand the cross selling but food was ok and it had newspapers to reed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Mostyn Street, Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Castlemaine
Description
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?