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Al Pescatore

14 Edward Place, Ballito, South Africa
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Ranked #6 of 57 Restaurants in Ballito
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $40
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Durban, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

We were so impressed just had to comment, and wouldn't normally do so, but the tuna we had at Al Pescatore was first class, the staff were lovely and the owner makes time for you too, even gave us beer to take home to try.

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Bornem, Belgium
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

great ocean view, great food (surprising combinations), friendly staff, owner always makes time for a chat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The feeling is unbelievable, the food is amazing, the staff are wonderful, the owner has such a warm heart. Oh the sea view is so beautiful.

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Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

We had such fun getting your table arranged for your special evening. Thanks for the kind words and I hope we can continue to create those special evenings for you. Thanks Trevor More

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The food was incredible, the staff were pleasant and helpful and the owner was very welcoming and hands on.

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Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

I remember your table well. You where such a pleasure to serve. I hope we will see you soon. Regards Trevor More

Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We dine at this restaurant at least twice a year, and have not been disappointed yet. The specials are great, and they alway experiment with new flavors and combinations. Great location and the view is to die for.

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Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

Yes I am very blessed to have this location and try to create memorable meals to give an all round fantastic experience. Thanking you Trevor More

Pretoria, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My husband and I had dinner at the restaurant. The restaurant has an amazing view and the staff are very pleasant. We had starter chicken liver special and the seafood platter. The fish was very well done however the overall meal was mediocre.

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Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

Its sad that you found our food mediocre.....After 25 years in the business , I feel my food has gone way past the mediocre level. If you found the fish well done , why did you not inform me.I have a very simple business style , " The customer Is King " ! If i was informed about your fish... More

Pretoria
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Over the years we dined the third time at this restaurant. As the meals were excellent (we all had seafood). However the preparation took one hour. The prices have increased substantially since we last ate there 3 years ago.

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Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

I'm happy you came back over the three year period. It only takes a shop at any supermarket to see where food prices have gone. The same goes for our industry , sadly . Hope to see you again, Trevor. More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

My wife, daughter and I had the pleasure of having lunch at this pleasant restaurant with a lovely view of the ocean. As a starter we sampled the crab cakes on offer. The dish was well prepared, very tasty and got us in the mood for the mains that followed. The three of us had paella and found it to... More

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Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this review. Ive used the Paella promo as a lost leader to get new customers in the restaurant. Its a great deal and a bottle of miscato thrown in just finishes it off. Please come back to enjoy our new Specialitys Thanks Trevor. More

Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

We had eaten here a few weeks earlier and the food was reasonable. A friend from johannesburg visited and wanted to take us out for a meal. I mentioned the paella special so we went . We had the paella for two - it was just yellow rice with a few bits of fish and lots of old looking chicken... More

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Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

It is very frustrating to get a retrieve like this when I have competent managers and waitrons to solve the issues before you leave the restaurant . I wish you had brought it to our attention so you would have left feeling satisfied. The Paella special is an exceptionally good deal with a portion that could feed three and a... More

Fourways, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Good food, good value for money & friendly staff. Menu offers a large variety of choices and caters for all tastes. Easy dining for couples or families.

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Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

I thank you for your kind words.Its so encouraging to have such nice reviews from my guests. Hope to see you soon Trevor More

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Additional Information about Al Pescatore

Address: 14 Edward Place, Ballito, South Africa
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Ballito
Average Prices: USD 10 - 40

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