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Origins Cafe at Carefree Gardens

558 Beaver Meadow Rd, Cooperstown, NY 13326-4911
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“panini” (9 reviews)
“baklava” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
558 Beaver Meadow Rd, Cooperstown, NY 13326-4911
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is amazing, serving great organic food with tables spread around the nice, fancy greenhouse. The citrus trees are carrying fruit and easy conversation is floating along, in the most relaxing atmosphere. No reason to rush anywhere, just enjoy the fresh, country air and...More

Thank LeopoldsFriend
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Origins is one of the best finds in recent months. Surrounded by lush green plants, flowering bushes and exceptional music, the Origins is an excellent place for lunch. The menu had unique offerings of drinks and meals. The dining tables were located throughout the lush...More

Thank coxwold
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us enjoyed a very pleasant lowkey birthday dinner of a wonderful coconut milk based soup, a nice fried rice highlighting crispy and spicy fried eggplant bites, and green tea ice cream. Good service. We'll go again, but would hope that the first courses...More

Thank slondner
Reviewed 14 August 2017

It's a delight to write about this lovely, unusual cafe! But first you need to know that it is only open for lunch (11 A - 5 P) and I believe for brunch at 10 A on Sundays It's about a 15 min. drive from...More

Thank Philomus
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We ate here before visiting the Glimmerglass Opera Festival for a matinee performance. I had an excellent vegetarian burrito and my companion had a wonderful vegetarian panini. Both came with a side salad of local greens and the listed ingredients were locally sourced. Drinks were...More

Thank Xtraspatial
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Unique green house setting for a delicious Sunday brunch with friends. Tables are spaced out so that you feel you are the only ones dining. Service was excellent. Our panini selections were delicious, as was the french toast, and portions were huge! Definitely worth a...More

Thank CLK05
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

One of the most charming eateries near Cooperstown. Great organic locally-sourced foods. A find for vegetarians.

Thank puritani
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A little bit off of the beaten path, but a great experience to have lunch among plants and share the beauty with your lunch. This was a real fooler, going into the greenhouse and have a youg lady ask if you would like lunch. Looking...More

Thank Fred W
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

What an incredibly calm and beautiful setting in which to eat delicious food! As you wind your way through the fragrant paths created by the fruit trees, herbs and flowering tropical plants to your semi secluded table covered in beautiful fabrics from Central America, you'll...More

1  Thank Susie K
Reviewed 19 November 2016

My husband and I enjoyed having lunch here very much. You feel like you're in a garden or greenhouse and the food was delicious. It kind of feels like you discovered something special when you happen upon it.

Thank 943aa
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21 March 2015|
Response from TeamOrigins | Property representative |
Hey there! Sorry to say we will not yet be open by March 30/31.. We'll open for the season on Sunday, April 12th. From then on our early Spring hours will be: Tuesday - Saturday 11am-4pm Sunday Brunch 11am-3pm Closed... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$11
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 558 Beaver Meadow Rd, Cooperstown, NY 13326-4911 (Formerly Origins Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Cooperstown
  • Phone Number: 607-437-2862
  • E-mail
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