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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” (6 reviews)
“panini” (7 reviews)
“baklava” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, American, Healthy, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
558 Beaver Meadow Rd, Cooperstown, NY 13326-4911
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank puritani
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Four foodies went for Sunday brunch. Fabulous farm to table experience in an unusual, peacefilled garden center oasis. Ordered Craft Mac and Cheese, French Toast, Burrito, Carefree Panini and Garrettsville Panini and Carrot Cake for dessert. Food was beautifully presented, extremely tasty and great flavor...More

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Origins Cafe is located on the edge of Cooperstown and is right next to Carefree Gardens, a family owned flower/plants and landscaping business. My wife and son visited there in early September for lunch. The setting is wonderful, with live plants and flowers surrounding the...More

Thank curveball14
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We came here to attend a wedding. The food was delicious! The grounds were lovely, and the staff was helpful and pleasant. Don't wear heals though- the grounds are grassy and rocky! It's not easily accessible for handicapped people.

Thank 5mirzaians
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We were very hungry and I found this restaurant via another review site (ahem). It lived up to the rating. The food was a cut above usual cafe fare in both taste and in using organic and local produce, with plenty of vegetarian and vegan...More

Thank BethChan
Reviewed 31 August 2016

An oasis of an eatery, a short drive outside the hustle and bustle of Cooperstown. Lovely setting, local, all-natural foods, very nicely prepared and presented, good prices, great service!

Thank Michele H
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Questions & Answers
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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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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