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Fabio's Ristorante

60 St Peters Lane | Central business district, Hermanus, South Africa
+27 (0)28-3130532
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Ranked #17 of 69 restaurants in Hermanus
Price range: $6 - $15
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood, Steakhouse, Pizza & Pasta
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: FABIO’S Ristorante Italiano ,Humble hospitality, authentic Italian cuisine accreditted by the Italian Chamber of Commerce Hospitalita Italiana, nothing could be more Italian in flavour and atmosphere outside of Italy!The ambience starts with the sidewalk tables and colourful décor and continues into the restaurant with Italian music and warm welcomes from all the staff. The main menu offers veal specialities, cooked the Italian way with wine, garlic and olive oil. Other dishes include steaks, seafood homemade pasta's & thin crispy pizza's(only calzone in the Overberg) and we offer Wheat&Gluten free pizza bases & pasta's and desserts include Italian frozen ice creams, sorbets and homemade tiramisu. Local & Italian wines feature on this extensive wine list alongside great grappa’s and after dinner liquers like Limoncello, Averna and Ramazotti.
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169 reviews from our community

78% Recommend
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

When an Italian says 'it is just like what mum makes' it has to be good!! Yes my husband is of Italian descent and he thought it was as good as 'mum' makes. It was lovely and quaint and food good. Very reasonably priced. Would recommend

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Durbanville, Cape Town
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

Our guest house recommended Fabios when we expressed a desire to eat at an Italian style restaurant. Upon arriving we were immediately transported back to fond memories of trips to Italy. Warmth and hospitality greets you at once, the decor feels right - mainly Mediterranean feel with a little local flair. Extensive menu and some authentic Italian alcohol on wine... More

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Hermanus, South Africa
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Best Italian restaurant in Hermanus. You can get any dish at Fabio’s. From Pasta, seafood to steaks. The service was great too.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

So many restaurants to choose from but Fabios was just around the corner from where we stayed and we really felt like some good Italian food. To be very honest, was also very curious after reading all the Tripadvisor comments and the feedback from the owner ;). In short, we had such an amazing time - the service was great... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Had finished one of the many enjoyable concerts at the Hermanus fine arts festival, it was late in the afternoon and pelting with rain. Had been to Fabios many times before in the distant past and had eaten passable meals, but this time it was close to where we were and we felt like pasta. We realised how late we... More

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South Africa
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Good service, knowledgable staff and comforting food were experienced during our recent visit to this Italian restaurant. It is the ideal, cozy place to visit on a rainy winters evening in Hermanus. My boyfriend ordered the ladies rump steak - which was the best I've ever tasted! The meat was so good it was actually not necessary to order any... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

We often go to Hermanus and this, over the years, became our favourite dinner venue. The quality and portions of the food, the friendly and knowledgabe staff, and the cozy ambiance make every visit a happy experience. The menu has something for everyone - from the best thin based pizzas in town, to their outstanding pastas, and more importantly all... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Came on a cold winter evening, received a warm wellce and the food was superb and the cosy lovers corner excellent. Will come along again...

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This is the best Italian restaurant in the Western Cape. Has that real Italian Pizzeria feel with it's decor and also with its location in a little side street close to the ocean. Food is well priced and portions are great. We always feel we are in Italy when eating here. The owner is always present and very helpful. This... More

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Cape Town
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

There's something comforting about going back to your favourite local restaurant and the same staff are there to greet you every time. The homemade lasagna, cannelloni, alfredo pasta etc are absolutely delicious. This is Italian food at its best. Make a reservation as the restaurant is often fully booked.

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