Sydney, New South Wales

Found in a cobblestoned street that's steeped in history, Italian eatery Caminetto is one to visit on a trip to Sydney. Housed in one of the original terrace houses in Sydney's old quarter, guests to Caminetto can enjoy delicious home-style Italian food at very reasonable prices. Arrive for dinner between Thursday and Sunday nights to enjoy live Italian entertainment with your marinara.
Opening Times

13-17 Playfair Street
The Rocks
Tel: +61 2 9247 5787
Italian, Pizzas
Price Range:
$$$$ ~ $$$$
$$$$ = Mains under $20
$$$$ = Mains $20 - $30
$$$$ = Mains $30 - $40
$$$$ = Mains over $40
Fully Licensed (no BYO)
Tucked away underneath a sandstone escarpment on a cobble-stoned street in The Rocks, Caminetto Italian Restaurant is a welcoming eatery that exudes old-world charm teamed with classic home-style fare. Housed in one of this historic district's original sandstone terraces, Caminetto brings the past and the present together within its burgundy coloured dining room and relaxing alfresco area. The rustic decor and the aroma of cooking coming from the kitchen have led many regulars to comment that dining at Caminetto is about as close as you can get to a trattoria in Italy without jumping on a plane.

The chef at Caminetto, Italo, has been rattling the pans here for over well over a decade years, which is as long as the restaurant has been open. Simple, fresh flavours showcased in traditional Italian dishes have won over many fans. Begin with sizzling garlic prawns or an antipasto platter before making your choice from the pizza, pasta and succulent meat dishes on offer. Chef Italo recommends the pasta platter for two, which comes with a glass of wine or sangria for each diner, or tuck into the beef tenderloin with a brandy-laced peppercorn sauce. The tiramisu at Caminetto is famously good, and is just the thing to finish the evening with. Live music adds to the atmosphere on Thursday through to Sunday nights.
Amy Looker
This restaurant has not scheduled any events.
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250 pax
The entire restaurant can cater for functions of up to 200 catered guests, with two private rooms upstairs for groups of up to 70.
Function for 100-300
Historic Building
Live Music / Entertainment
Outdoor Dining
Private Dining Room
Something Different
Suitable for Families with children
Suitable for Groups of 10
This restaurant does not have any awards.
13-17 Playfair Street
The Rocks NSW 2000
In the heart of The Rocks, close to Circular Quay.
There are no recommendations for this restaurant.
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F and Family - 10/06/2013
Outstanding experience. Very busy night in the Rocks with Vivid happening. We had to join a queue but were quickly assured that even though we were about 6 deep we would move quickly. Once seated the service was outstanding as was the food and believe you me my kids are picky eaters .... We will be back
Kevin J Hughes - 17/12/2012
The best food outside of ITALY
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