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176 Upper Buitenkant Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
21 465 2727
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Today
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Sun 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Ribs and great food!

My husband and I are regulars here for their greek atmosphere, and good food, but their real golden nugget is their ribs! Fall-off-the-bone tender on am amazing home-made basting - with a side of greek salad or wedges- thia is my favourite dish in cape town. Their meze platter with dolmadas... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
TheBearMeyers
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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English first
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My husband and I are regulars here for their greek atmosphere, and good food, but their real golden nugget is their ribs! Fall-off-the-bone tender on am amazing home-made basting - with a side of greek salad or wedges- thia is my favourite dish in cape town. Their meze platter with dolmadas, haloumi, tsatiki and humus with spinach and feta parcels... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant gives an authentic cultural experience. However, the taste and quality of the lamb did not match the hefty price that went with it. It seems the wraps are the best value-for-money meals on the menu.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We took some friends and family. My wife said that it was the closest experience to actually being on a Greek isalnd. The food was exxellent, and the service was great. Judy helped with suggestions and seemed to know her stuff.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

One of my firm local neighbourhood favourites. Comfy and casual. Crowd pleasers and fascinating people. Granny to the Trendy dude. South Africans to the Greeks (this says a lot about the food) and a whole lot more. Arguably the biggest selection of Greek Tapas and let me add, all homemade, from straight forward to complex. My firm favourite is the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Recommended by friends and not disappointed. Excellent starters, Haloumi/Chicken Livers/Bringel. Ribs for main were magnificent, Calamari for my wife was excellent! We will definitely be going back! Thank you for great food and awesome service.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I have been to Marikas a few times now, and each time it has been great, in terms of the food served, the beautiful view and the atmosphere. The food is authentically greek, its delicious and well priced. The views are to die for and the service is superb, its like you are actually in greece! Give it a try.

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New York City, New York
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123 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

A welcome change from game and meat heavy dishes typical of SA. We love Greek and this place is such s hidden gem in suburban Cape Town. Excellent tzatziki, hummus, greek salad and the standout: delicious, juicy chicken kebabs. With fresh baked pita, it was all amazing. Huge portions so beware.!!! Looks like they do takeaway as well - hope... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The food is absolutely heavenly. The lamb fell of the bone. The portion sizes are generous and the staff are wonderful. Your views are lovely. For an unassuming location, this restaurant delighted me!! Will DEFINITELY return again...and again...and again. Yum!

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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Classic greek food cooked with love and care. I felt totally at home but with someone serving, cooking and cleaning up.

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Cape Town
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We had been told about this authentic Greek restaurant and decided to finally give it a try. Between the 3 of us, we ordered the calamari head starter, a greek salad, phyllo pastry prawns and then a main portion of their famous thin lamb chops. Everything was outstanding. We ended our meal sharing a portion of baklava and Greek ice... More 

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Additional Information about Marika's

Address: 176 Upper Buitenkant Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Phone Number: 21 465 2727
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Greek

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 176 Upper Buitenkant Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: 21 465 2727

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm

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