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“Tasty and affordable” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Shanna's Portuguese Restaurant

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Shanna's Portuguese Restaurant
Circular Drive, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Ranked #44 of 213 Restaurants in Port Elizabeth
Cuisines: Portuguese
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
South Africa
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Tasty and affordable”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013 via mobile

A true Portugese restaurant without the frills.Just good food, a nice atmosphere and very good Attentive service.Worth the visit and the distance travelled to get there.a nice cosy night out

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  • English first
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English first
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013 via mobile

what an excellent little gem... great traditional portuguese food.

service was friendly and efficient, and the ribs are excellent as well as the espatada....

well worth the visit

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Simple, good, Portuguese”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

Shanna's is tucked away in an annex off a sort of tile warehouse..... Hardly the place where one would expect to find an eatery, and certainly not where you would expect to find a point of destination. However, this restaurant, run by husband and wife team George (on the floor), and Shanna (in the kitchen) is a fine example of how to cook up and serve a great meal. Food is simple, full of flavour, and it is unabashedly Portuguese. Signature dishes are the Prawns, periperi chicken, and espetada. Simple salads, hand cut chips..... Very good indeed! A local favorite.

Visited November 2012
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Port Elizabeth
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Ambience, great food. An excellent place to visit with friends.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

Shanna's is run by a husband and wife team. The food is excellent. My sister-in-law had a chicken dish that was really delicious. I had the most delicious prawns, expertly prepared. My husband had a fish dish that he really enjoyed. If you're looking for that little bit extra, a personal touch, Shanna's is the place.

Visited May 2012
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Durban, South Africa
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93 reviews 93 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
“Good Portuguese Fare”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

Good Portuguese fare with prawns their speciality, although the menu is comprehensive offering many Portuguese specialities. Decor functional as the accent is on the food and owner very much present making sure that all is well. His partner - I think - is in the kitchen adding her magic. This establishment is tucked away in a small business centre with adequate parking.

A favourite of the locals and by its location they seem to want to keep it that way!

  • Visited April 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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