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Cafe Mojito

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Caribbean, African, International, Cuban
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265 Long Street | CBD, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
+27 21 422 1095
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: This famous tropical Cuban/International restaurant and cocktail bar is...
This famous tropical Cuban/International restaurant and cocktail bar is popular with travelers and locals alike. Sip on a rum-soaked Mojito, order a traditional Cuban sandwich and while away the day, watching the colorful chaos that is Long Street.Established in 2003, Cafe Mojito is a friendly, reliable spot that serves up some of the tastiest burgers in the city. Open for lunch and dinner. The menu offers burgers, nachos, salads and a great Tapas selection for the not-so-hungry. Cocktail Happy Hour runs from 5pm -7pm and from 11pm till midnight - Monday to Sunday.
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    Very good
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cozy, homey and an amzing vibe.

I used to work on Long Street and went to Mojito nearly everyday before and after work. Whether it be for breakfast, lunch or supper. Their burgers are amazing, so are their cocktails (wide variety of them). They have such amazing staff and play amazing music throughout the day. From Happy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
LaurenCMG
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Knysna, South Africa
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Knysna, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I used to work on Long Street and went to Mojito nearly everyday before and after work. Whether it be for breakfast, lunch or supper. Their burgers are amazing, so are their cocktails (wide variety of them). They have such amazing staff and play amazing music throughout the day. From Happy Hour until the evening, is the best time to... More 

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Harare Province, Zimbabwe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I passed by on one of the rare sunny afternoons and was pleased to find patrons sitting outside of all races. I struck up a conversation with two ladies before ordering my delicious margarita. I then struck up an interesting chat with an Angolan chap! This encompassed the clientele of this small but eclectic little Long Street bar. Worth it

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Cozy, comfy, small cafe and bar with great food centrally located on Long Street. 2 for 1 burgers on Weds!

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Rome, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The place is really nice and on Thursday you get live music. The staff is nice and the Mexican food was really nice too. Good vibes.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Came here on a number of occasions while on holiday, they have the most incredible Cuban bread chips and nachos- must try!!! They also have a daily cocktail special, which we enjoyed. Tried pretty much the whole menu in the week we were in town, all that coupled by the live entertainment they sometimes have on, great atmosphere for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I just had lunch at Cafe Mojito! The staff was very friendly and the food was phenomenal! It was the best vegetarian fajita I've ever had! They have live music in the evenings also!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

First time on long street and decided to check out Cafe Mojito as it looked quite nice from the outside. Menu was decent as well. Ordered a fish and chips. Took about 30 mins to arrive. It was the worst fish and chips I had ever had. The fish was blatently cooked from frozen and the fish had bones in... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

What an awesome place for A night out with great cocktails and food. They have live music most nights which makes it even better.

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Cafe Mojito was by far my favorite place to visit in Cape Town. The atmosphere and the vibe of the place was absolutely amazing. There was great food, great music, and even better drinks! The staff was so respectful and heart-warming. The owner was kind and genuine. If there is one place to visit and see what the people of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Cafe Mojito is my go-to restaurant in Long Street. They have AMAZING sandwiches and a great variety of cocktails. The staff are always friendly. This restaurant has a lovely atmosphere -- you'll feel right at home.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 265 Long Street | CBD, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 422 1095

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 10
  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: Caribbean, African, International, Cuban

Description

This famous tropical Cuban/International restaurant and cocktail bar is popular with travelers and locals alike. Sip on a rum-soaked Mojito, order a traditional Cuban sandwich and while away the day, watching the colorful chaos that is Long Street.Established in 2003, Cafe Mojito is a friendly, reliable spot that serves up some of the tastiest burgers in the city. Open for lunch and dinner. The menu offers burgers, nachos, salads and a great Tapas selection for the not-so-hungry. Cocktail Happy Hour runs from 5pm -7pm and from 11pm till midnight - Monday to Sunday.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?