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“Locals hangout” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Darios

Darios
Victoria Rd, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Ranked #16 of 43 Restaurants in Hout Bay
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Locals hangout”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Breakfast here is highly recommended, as is the coffee. The locals hang out here and the vibe in the mornings is great

Visited March 2013
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  • English first
  • Any
English first
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Makes me wish I was Italian”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

What an awesome cafe. Dario, Rosella (let's not exclude young Matteo, hope I spelt that right) and staff are all friendly and welcoming, making you feel like a part of the larger Italian family. Just wish I could speak the lingo, but luckily, I don't need to be, or speak, Italian in order to enjoy the warmth of the cafe or the delicious food. If you have a sweet tooth then you should try the pancakes and the scones. For those of us who prefer tea with our scones, even though Dario's is a renowned Hout Bay coffee spot, one can order a decent pot of tea. You might have to endure a small amount of ridicule for doing so, but it's all in good humour. If you visit Hout Bay, or if you enjoy fine Italian fare, this cafe is a must-do on your list.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Love Darios!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

A neighborhood gem! Always feel welcome and part of the family. This is a great breakfast and coffee spot.

Visited February 2013
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Reading, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 57 cities Reviews in 57 cities
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
“Great little cafe - good food & friendly service.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

At face value perhaps more of a locals' place, but we were made very welcome and the service couldn't have been more friendly or helpful. The food was very good and we very much enjoyed our visit.

A nice place for lunch or breakfast (closed in the evening). Recommended.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Home away from Home”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Simply walking into Dario's enjoying the warm greetings by the friendly, caring team and instantly feeling "Im home" is what Dario's is all about, weather you stopping for a quick coffee on the run, meeting friends / family for breakfast or lunch or setting up your own "mini office" at a table - switch on your laptop and connect to the super fast wireless, working has never been easier...
The food is simple and delicious, the friendly service is very sincere.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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