Places to Eat in Murtoa

Eat in or takeaway “country style”


From little quaint cafes and catering facilities to good old pub meals, there are a few places to eat whilst visiting Murtoa. Whether you choose to dine in or set a picnic rug in the park next to Lake Marma, you will love the experience.

The Lazy Lizard Café

  • 33 Marma St, Murtoa
  • 03 5306 1531

Take Away or Dine at The Lazy Lizard Café is open 7 days, open early to late. Greg and Tina offer a great selection of foods and treats including Fish and Chips, Pizzas, Burgers, coffee, cold drinks and icecreams.

Cafe Marma

  • 24 McDonald Street, Murtoa, VIC
  • +61 427 022 361

Enjoy a fresh brew, breakfast or brunch at the little Cafe Marma, located next door to the local supermarket in McDonald Street.

Chris offers a range of hot comfort food and an impressive selection of delicious cakes and sweets. You can sit inside, under the street sun umbrella or take your food away, the choice is yours.


Monday to Sunday 8am – 2.30pm excluding some public holidays

Railway Hotel Pub

  • 2 Comyn St, Murtoa, VIC
  • +61 3 5385 2241

Our fun loving publicans Bill Lindsay and Kathryn Garth are managing the Railway Hotel pub/restaurant and liquor shop, offering drinks & traditional pub games in the bar area and an impressive selection of hot meals served in the dining room, front bar or outdoor seating area, opposite the Water Tower and Railway Station.

With Bill’s daily gourmet menu there is always lots to choose from. Try his legendary beef cheeks or home made pizza. You will not be disappointed!

Dine in or takeaway.

EFTPOS available. Ample street parking.


Tuesday to Saturday dinners.

Bookings after 4.30pm recommended.

The Orchard Café

  • 36 McDonald St, Murtoa, VIC
  • +61 5385 2785


Managed by the Murtoa & District Neighbourhood House, a non for profit community organisation, the café provides not only lovely tea, coffee, sandwiches and cakes but calming views of the neighbouring orchard with its many fruit trees, buzzing with life.

The orchard, privately owned by the town’s beloved electrician “Jacko”, has been made available for community’s enjoyment. You got to love the county town’s spirit!


Monday – Friday 8.30am – 3.30pm

NOTE: During the COVID19 pandemic lockdown period, the Neighbourhood House used their kitchen to cook for Meals on Wheels initiative, effectively providing dozens of healthy, nutritional meals a day for those in need.