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Osteria Tarantino


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Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner


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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious homemade pasta and veal dishes. Small family run restaurant who pride themselves in making homemade food hence also check their specials. Very knowledgeable staff who can help your meal selection. Will definitely come back.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 15, 2019 via mobile

Small delicious menu. Personal service and quaint intimate environment. But the items are expensive for simple food - could be priced better as there are other Italian places just as good not so overpriced.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank kaiser08_KZN
Reviewed June 9, 2019

I went for lunch - Enrico recommended the Parma cigars for starters, the ravioli for main followed by a chocolate salami for desert. Served with a Chianti it was divine and just what we wanted

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Sue M
Reviewed June 4, 2019

Osteria, food cooked with passion and overseen by the owner. Real Italian trattoria feel. Exceptional antipasti real Italian hams, fresh pasta with amazing sauces. Veal was a bit disappointing, great taste but served as it is with nothing extra. Did say the veal meat balls...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Gingerlyn640
Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

Eaten here many times and this small authentic Italian restaurant never disappoints. Fantastic basic Italian food served by people that care and they get every dish right every time. Not surprising that it is always full.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ynot12345
Reviewed May 24, 2019

Homemade pasta, genuine Italian ingredients, family chefs, cosy venue, great Limoncello, fair prices. We loved it!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank juliencosmo
Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

Wonderful experience from the time we walked in the door. Enrico and his well informed staff provided a great overview of all that was available. All fresh, all made in house and impeccably prepared. Cigar app, fresh mozzarella, great specials. Awesome meal. Thank you Enrico.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 648edr
Reviewed April 30, 2019 via mobile

We were so fortunate to have our wedding reception at one of Cape Towns best! We managed to booked the beautiful and intimate restaurant for our group of 32, and it was simply amazing!! From start to finish, the Prosecco on arrival, the personal touches...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank 2NonBlondesInCruiser
Reviewed April 8, 2019

We ate here twice in the week while we were in Capetown. The owner "Enrico" is a very friendly warm individual. He cares deeply about his restaurant. It isn't a large restaurant so you get a great vibe as it is very cozy. The younger...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank eddiemac436
Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

Went here on the last day of our stay in Cape Town. Starters were fine, wine choice good, main meals good except they had limited choice if you don’t eat meat. They can adapt a dish for you but you need to be very specific...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Response from lens994 | Reviewed this property |
I phoned the restaurant for you - they say NO e-mail bookings as there's no computer at the restaurant but phone the cell or sms them on 076 505 1771 if you're in South Africa. If outside the country the number is +27 76 505... More
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