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Shanna's Portuguese Restaurant

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Circular Drive, Port Elizabeth 6070, South Africa
27413674560
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I went for dinner to Shannas it was amazing. The food was stunning I had the prawns and he had steak both of us were very satisfied. The service was brilliant and very friendly. Will definitely recommend this place.

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Thank Helen S
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Always enjoy our time here the Food is always great and the atmosphere is very welcoming and warm. Ribs and Prawns are the Best!

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Thank ShaunBakes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is by far my favorite restaurant in Port Elizabeth! Great Service, attention to detail, friendly staff and off course THE BEST FOOD!

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Thank Shandre M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Literally have never had a bad meal here, amazing service, the best ribs in the whole of south Africa, maybe even the world!

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Thank Alex H
South Africa
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Consistently good prawns and ribs. You know what you are getting and should not be disappointed. Friendly, family type vibe.

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Thank purejoySouthAfrica
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Shannas is a restaurant where the quality of the food is ALWAYS consistent. Have been going to Shannas since they were originally just off Rink Street. In those years the food was mouthwatering. Over the years they have been consistent regarding their food. Best prawns in Port Elizabeth. Also best Trinchada! This is a restaurant where one always knows what... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

I really enjoyed dinner at Shanna's. The restaurant has a warm, inviting feel to it. The ribs and prawns were delicious. As were the warm Portugese rolls. We didn't have any wine but the wine list looked good. You can also bring your own wine for corkage of only R25. The waiters were also very friendly and provided good service.

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Thank SherilynD572
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

We are redoing our kitchen which has resulted in us eating out during the renovations or el fresco on our back veranda. you will be back is a consistent and upmarket venue providing fresh seafood and Portuguese cuisine of the highest quality in Port Elizabeth. On the many times, my wife and I have visited this establishment – we have... More 

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Thank Zilba_Raubach
Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

This is the best food in Port Elizabeth by far. After several years of trying to find a classy restaurant with outstanding food, I finally found Shanna's! The service was brilliant and the food was even better. What a great experience. I think this is the best restaurant in PE.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

We have come back to Shanna's time and again and each time we are blown away by their delicious food (which owner Shanna personally heads up/ makes), great service and value for money. George is always friendly and makes an effort to attend to every patron personally. Their prawns, ribs and steak are all to die for... Not to mention... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
European, Portuguese
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Circular Drive, Port Elizabeth 6070, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: 27413674560

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?