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julio's continental restaurant

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175 davenport avenue | glenwood, Durban, South Africa
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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good tasty food at excellent prices with good efficient service in a friendly location with plenty parking

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
Shane S
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Durban, South Africa
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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

good tasty food at excellent prices with good efficient service in a friendly location with plenty parking

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I visited both this restaurant and it's sister on Wilson's Wharf. I would recommend skipping this one and going to the wharf instead. The menu is the same and the food is good. I had the same dish at both restaurants: prawn and chicken curry prepared medium spicy. This place prepared it too hot. I don't think that they were... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Perfect weather mad for a great outdoor atmosphere. Prices good and service commendable. Would go again

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I am an old patron but had not visited in 3 years. The food was still good, but it was better. I found always rave about the prawn bucket with the chilli sauce. This time around it was just ok. However I would definitely give it another try, before I write-off, because it was one of my favourite venues...

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Lisbon District, Portugal
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We dine very often at Julio's because is simply the best.The best Portuguese prawns and chicken. The Pasteis de Nata are divine.Goodness is a fantastic Owner and Host.

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

No frills Portuguese restaurant with the best steak I have had in ages - reasonably priced, with efficient service and certainly very lively - Highly Recommended!!!

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Stopped off for a quick supper. Welcomed like old friends. Stormy, balmy Durban summer night. Chilled wine, fresh bread, updated menu...Persuaded 9 year old son to have line fish. He didn't finish it and waitress and owner came to ask how it was. On hearing he didn't enjoy it, they discounted the bill. This place is an exception in many... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We decided to pop into our favorite Portuguese restaurant in Durban's Berea area last Saturday a little after the lunch rush. Calamari tentacles and Chaurico and Calamari rings. Peri Peri sauce was to die for! The rolls were fresh the butter was genuine butter, always important and the chilies tasty as all hell. Management have redecorated but the service a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great food now with updated, neat decor. The revamp has kept the welcoming, warm atmosphere without the clutter. The new extended and opened outside area will be very popular in Summer.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Visited a few weekends ago. Ordered Chicken Espetada, Chicken and Prawn combo, Calamari and Prawn combo and Seafood Platter. We were given full sized super fresh Portuguese rolls and chilli paste. Wow! The chilli paste had kick but was also pleasing. Attention to detail was fantastic. Food arrived in under twenty minutes: fresh and sizzling. The chicken espetada was succulent... More 

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Address: 175 davenport avenue | glenwood, Durban, South Africa
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
Cuisine: Portuguese

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  • Address: 175 davenport avenue | glenwood, Durban, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban

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  • Cuisine: Portuguese

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