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Al Pescatore

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14 Edward Place, Ballito, South Africa
032-946-3574
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 21
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Customer service taken to a great new level.

Wow!!!!! This restaurant not only has an incredible view (second floor right across the road from the beach), great service, fabulous food but it also has an owner that cares about his diners. It has been a long time since I have had such a pleasant dining experience. The staff were all looking... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Traci P
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Nice restraunt with beautiful view of the sea. Service and food was acceptable. All in all a pleasant meal.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Wow!!!!! This restaurant not only has an incredible view (second floor right across the road from the beach), great service, fabulous food but it also has an owner that cares about his diners. It has been a long time since I have had such a pleasant dining experience. The staff were all looking out for each others tables, there was... More 

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Bereguardo, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

nice terrace with a wonderful view. Seafood is good. The steaks are a little less good (not the requested cooking and quite hard to chew), while the pork ribs were awesome. Waiters were kind I would return there

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

Thanks Carlo for the Review.Its a pity you never told me or my manager that your steak was not to standard. Steaks can be tough if its a well done steak or a bad cut from the butcher. I'm saddened that we could not solve the situation there and then. When you in again , please introduce yourself and ill... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Excellent food and service. Excellent seafood made extra ordinary with their interesting and tasty preparation options.

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

I'm so glad you mentioned our combinations of flavors ! I spend a lot of time and effort creating new dishes to tantalize the pallet.That' s what I love doing most.Please come back to taste some more interesting Specialties. Thanks Trevor. More 

Ballito, South Africa
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Trevor and his amazing wife are just made for the food industry! Both amazing people. The location is on the beach and i recommend you go for a fish dish or the catch of the day. Not to say the rest of the menu isn't good, they just always have great fresh fish. A great family restaurant that caters for... More 

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

Well Aldo , After this review , Jenny says she loves you more ! No one ever mentions her :( I suppose that's because shes stuck in her office doing all the admin work. Rather her than me :) Come in for a lemonade some time , and a hug from Jenny. Trev. More 

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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Warm welcome from owner Trevor with the most mouthwatering explanation of their specials. The prawn and and chicken pancake is a must (apologies for the pic of empty plate...it didn't last long enough for me to whip out my camera :))) - could easily be your main. Seafood platter was fresh with the fish done perfectly. Great ambience. Only recommendation... More 

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

I had a good chuckle when I saw your Crepe plate " All Gone " :) The Mediterranean Grill is a firm favorite with my guests .Will keep an eye on the rice and veg , thanks . Hope to see you soon, Trev. More 

Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

A must while in Ballot, amazing view of the water, delicious food - had the fish of the day at it was perfect - not overcooked. GREAT service and owner made it a point to check in with us to ensure all was ok. Going back to try dessert and maybe be lucky for dolphin sightings:)

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

I'm always looking for good fresh fish and love to create accompanying sauces to compliment the fish. Don't forget to come back for my favorite Bar one Cheese Cake. ( very Yummy ) Thanks Trevor. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

After a warm welcome and a cocktail, the owner quickly presented the specials/specialities, for starters the spicy coconut prawns and prawn and chicken pancake was a brilliant way to sart of the meal, the delicous curry served in a pinapple really does have very nice flavour and the presentation just add to the dish, the fried calamari was perfectly cooked... More 

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

Well...I couldn't have chosen a better combination of meals ! I'm so proud of my creations and just love to see my patrons get stuck into them with such enthusiasm . Its about the Food ,service and ambiance here. Hope we meet again. Trevor. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I’ve been to Al Pescatore on numerous occasions and every time I leave, it’s with a full belly and a smile on my face! The food is always up to standard and I especially love the fact that the owner is always there and checking up that the service and food are both satisfactory. My husband especially loved the prawns... More 

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

Thank you for your review .Its great to see ,people appreciate my input on the floor after soo many years. :) As for the view , I never tire of it. Its ever changing and so beautiful. Hope to see you soon Trevor. More 

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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Been here twice already, both times enjoyed the meals, sat indoors but had a beautiful view of the ocean, when the dophins were visible Trevor made a point of coming to each of the patrons table and making them aware of the dolphins, the atmosphere is calm and relaxing, my husband and I enjoyed a delicious sunday lunch, food is... More 

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

Well , I'm happy you put the " Dolphin Sightings " on ! We often get them coming past and its great to see the excitement on the deck when the Dolphins put on a show .Being on the second floor makes for a better view of the sea and any Dolphins . We also are punting a lot of... More 

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Additional Information about Al Pescatore

Address: 14 Edward Place, Ballito, South Africa
Phone Number: 032-946-3574
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Ballito
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 Edward Place, Ballito, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Ballito
  • Phone Number: 032-946-3574

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?