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All 116 Knysna Restaurants

Cafe Mario

The Quays, Waterfront Drive, Knysna, South Africa
44 382 7250
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Ranked #9 of 116 Restaurants in Knysna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Knysna
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We love coming to Cafe Mario. The vibes, the food, and the service are always the same.......excellent!

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My husband and I had dinner in this restaurant last night. The food was very reasonable and the price is excellent. The staff was friendly and helpful.

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Knysna
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

What an awesome place to have dinner excellent food, excellent wine excellent service. Extremely competitive prices. Lovely ambiance. Well Done Thanks Michael and Team

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Knysna, Western Cape, South Africa
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Cafe Mario is without doubt my favourite place to eat or even just chill in Knysna. Warm and welcoming service every time, excellent food, super location...what more could one ask for? Last night my wife and I felt like a bit of special "us" time - and once again Cafe Mario did not disappoint. Sipping superb wine while watching the... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This restaurant is situated at the Knysna harbor and serves the best Italian food that you will find in Knysna. The owners are Italian and they use their own family recipes. The Bolognese and Corbonara are to die for and so are all the pizzas, they make delicious salads as well.

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Knysna, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I had an amazing meal with my son. Pasta Sorrento and Prima Vera. Wow,. We were both impressed and would recommend Marios. Becoming a regular :) Great service and food. WELL DONE MARIOS.

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Being an Italian citizen I thought the food was amazing. Having gone to Italy twice recently, I would gladly say I have not tasted pasta like that before. Definitely top class. Thank you for providing us with 5 star service in all aspects.

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Rehovot, Israel
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100 reviews 100 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We had a very nice dinner here. The atmosphere was good, and the food was very nice. Both pasta and meat dishes we had were tasty.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We were a group of friends, loved the food, great detail and flavours. Good quality food and service was lovely. Restaurant is cosy and small. Also good for couples, and small groups of friends

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McGregor, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We came here for breakfast twice. On the first morning we had our poodles with us. We had seats outside and it was cold! We decided to leave as it was so cold and explained. The waitress then allowed us to move inside the restaurant and becauae of this and very good breakfast I give them top rating. Thank you... More

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