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Maria's Greek Cafe & Restaurant

31 Barnett Street | Dunkley Square, Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 461 3333
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“lamb” (24 reviews)
“spanakopita” (9 reviews)
“calamari” (18 reviews)
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Turkish, International, Mediterranean, Greek, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 Barnett Street | Dunkley Square, Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had pita with falafel and fries and salad and the food was fresh and excellent! Sitting at the terrace was also very nice. The service is friendly but super slow. It was like they ignored us because they were too busy with the other...More

Thank Luisa_101218
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Had a great meal - seafood and my friend had the lamb. Lovely friendly staff and relaxing atmosphere.

Thank Buta2013
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

My second visit to Maria’s after some renovations and I am happy to report that they have still managed to keep its Greek charm, the perfect dining experience of authentic, tasty Greek food is something your taste buds appreciate, right from the wine, to the...More

1  Thank Michy312595
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Having made a booking for three for this restaurant, having not been there since the revamp, we were placed at the wall and window in the corner at the entrance. We had an overseas guest with us so this was rather disappointing. The waitress mentioned...More

Thank Nina V
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Lovely Greek food. Wine list is badly planned. Expensive wine but very ordinary. No bring your own or corkage!! Nothing on the website/Facebook about my bringing own wine! Lots of other good restaurants which allow byo!

1  Thank Rolffvdl
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Waiting staff and hostess are delightful. The food is out of this world. Maria's lamb is a definite must. The Ravani is very underrated...10/10 would have again. (We'll even forgive them for not having baklava 😉).

Thank Niel D
Reviewed August 27, 2018

What a pleasant surprise to have experienced an early Saturday evening tapas meal at this quaint restaurant. We were 3 couples ordering different tapas to share. The waiter knew the food well and he therefore could make helpful recommendations. The service was efficient and we...More

Thank Gretel W
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Ate at the newly opened Maria’s yesterday for lunch with the family. They where closed after a fire guttered the place. Great spot in dunkley square in the centre of town. They have expanded the place to the building next door. Service is very responsive...More

Thank NATO2012
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Maria’s was very busy when we ate here but the service remained top class and our food arrived in a timely manner. All the dishes were tasty and well presented. Maria’s missed the 5 star mark for me purely because of the overly tight portion...More

Thank Abainborough
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous food strait services, homely feel , what little gem.sardines were cooked perfectly so we're the mussels and the white bait.well done. Next I am in cape town I be back.

Thank tony k
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $14
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Takeout, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Barnett Street | Dunkley Square, Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 461 3333
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