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176 Upper Buitenkant Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
21 465 2727
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10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Sun 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Marikas is a very small, unassuming little restaurant, above a convenience store in upper buitenkant street. I found this restaurant through using the entertainer, my second visit. My husband had the lamb baked in lemon and herbs, it was most divine. My daughter had the calamari with Kritharaki(pasta rice with tomato), was delicious, but a bit pricey for calamari, R146.... More 

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Ede, The Netherlands
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On our second visit to Marika’s, a nice little family restaurant with typical bare furnishings, we opted to eat seafood. On out first visit we had the mezze platter, moussaka and kleftiko, which were all great. Now we had the mezze for the second time and it was good again. The main however, was a bit disappointing. The calamari was... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truly fantastic Greek in a relaxed al fresco atmosphere. From the calamari to the lamb, everything was perfectly cooked. Service was very friendly too. Would definitely go back.

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Thank gavisphere
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

situated above a convenience store, but don't be put off by this...if you are looking for an authentic Greek eating experience this is the place to head for. It's a family business and the owners are friendly and never stop to go the extra mile for their customers. the best Taramasalata I have ever had. reasonably priced with a homely... More 

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Thank 52Shelley52
Cape Town, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Impromptu decision to drop in for lunch. It was already pushing 2pm when we arrived, noted that they "close" at 3pm but were assured we were welcome. Sat outside enjoying the calm late autumn afternoon with clear view of Table Mountain as the backdrop. Restaurant busy with many "authentic" looking clientele enjoying this Greek cuisine. Ordered Moussaka and Peri-Peri chicken... More 

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Thank andrewhK8345DQ
Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

This must be one of my best City Bowl eateries.The food is always of the same standard and is freshly prepared. The halva ice cream is a must as is the lamb . Glad to hear that they want to extend onto the patio and enclose it .

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Thank 252dave
Cape Town
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Wonderful atmosphere, great food, wine prices and choice excellent. Service from an excellent waitress Julie, and all in all a great night with all the good home cooked food. Will be back

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We had a great lunch at Marika's - the waitress went out of her way to accommodate our group's needs and the food was top notch quality.

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Thank sulizeb
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Greek restaurant just outside the city centre. Relaxed atmosphere, good food and service. Great value for money..

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Portishead, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Situated less than 500m from our hotel , and recommended, we decided to try it out. Its situated on top of a shop and other bar. The lovely lady owner met us and showed us to a table. Its a very popular venue so booking is essential, we missed out on two other nights due to the place being full.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 176 Upper Buitenkant Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: 21 465 2727

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