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Tangos Grill Restaurant

Fish & Chips, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Grill
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Kendal Road, Plumstead, Cape Town Central, South Africa
021 712 6631
Today
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great local eaterie

Been meaning to eat at this long established local eaterie for several years. Was highly recommended by friends & after tonight's visit I certainly wasn't disappointed. Good menu offering traditional fare including steaks, prawns, calamari, pizzas etc. Friendly & efficient staff; good wine list... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Marguerite W
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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English first
Cape Town
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110 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I visited Tango's with my wife and daughter tonight. It was good, but there are a lot they can improve on. The service was friendly, but a bit slow and inattentive. The food was good, and the price was great! The decor is from a previous decade and needs a re-think. There was a fireplace and that was great. It... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

No booking recorded 10 guests for my birthday dreadful service and food. Complained to Manager for the evening. Still waiting for an apology or explanation as is one of our normal casual early supper eateries in the Constantia Tokai area. It was suprising and not up to the usual standard. Maybe a chef or change of managment. Disappointing.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Been meaning to eat at this long established local eaterie for several years. Was highly recommended by friends & after tonight's visit I certainly wasn't disappointed. Good menu offering traditional fare including steaks, prawns, calamari, pizzas etc. Friendly & efficient staff; good wine list with pretty much all wines offered by the glass. From the outset staff explain that as... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I keep saying the same thing but it simply is a good value restaurant. Do huge takeaway trade which shows the faith locals have in their meals. I usually choose the 600g ribs with veges for R99. Can barely finish the meal. Coffee could def be improved but along with drinks is very inexpensive. Glass of wine R22! Many diners... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Restaurant decor is dated! Poor service. We had to wait very long for our food. Our steaks were rare and we ordered medium steaks. The restrooms are in a bad condition. We were offered hot chips instead of the usual garlic pita bread when we complained about the long wait for our food. I ordered a take away steak with... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Early bird suppers simple menu including the best calamari and ribs.Take your own wine no corkage charge. Fast in and out Efficient service always busy good vibe small and has non smoking area . A once a week pop in for CALAMARI

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Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Chose the 'staff pizza' on our last visit. Was impressed with it and thanked the pizza chef 'Constance'. Wife had te rump steak which she rated highly albeit slightly over-done. Prices have crept up a bit since August, but still great value esp for early diners before 6.45pm.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

As this place is very close to our home we have visited it quite often. They offer very tasty and reasonably priced meals, of both meat and fish. We usually have the fresh fish or calamari. Tangos also offer an early bird menu, which is very good too. The vibe is good and as it isn't a huge venue it... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I have been a regular at Tangos for years, however, I will not be going back. On my last three consecutive visits I have been horribly disappointed. On all three occasions I have ordered a steak and each time the steak has been cooked to the wrong temperature. Not only that, but the sauces ordered have been revolting. I decided... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We keep going back to Tangos. Food consistently good and outstanding value. Place is often full which tells you what others think. Ross is a top class manager.

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Additional Information about Tangos Grill Restaurant

Address: Kendal Road, Plumstead, Cape Town Central, South Africa
Phone Number: 021 712 6631
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Fish & Chips, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Grill

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kendal Road, Plumstead, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: 021 712 6631

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Fish & Chips, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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