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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” (23 reviews)
“spanakopita” (9 reviews)
“mucver” (5 reviews)
Closes in 12 min
9:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
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 January 4, 2018 via mobile

After lots of fine dining, I was looking for something more relaxed and Maria’s certainly ticked all the boxes. Very much a local restaurant with a good choice of Greek dishes. I chose the halloumi and chicken souvlaki. Both were delicious, especially the chicken which...More

Thank lisasplaces
Reviewed December 12, 2017

the place makes you think of a paizza in a greek village. the food is fine, service with a smile. a very pleasant experience

Thank nicolas s
Reviewed November 30, 2017

Great atmosphere, wide age and nationality range of customers. Standard Greek fare - mezes looked great but I had Spanakopita and Moussaka, all good plus carafe of wine, not too pricey.

Thank 60tripper
Reviewed October 7, 2017

We went with our good friends. This was a first visit for us. Obviously we had a massive meze which included the calamari, dolmathes, taramosalata, mussels, Maria's lamb and a stack more. This is a cuisine we are very familiar with, both in other cities...More

Thank JJN29
Reviewed September 30, 2017

Terrific selection of Greek food. Our salads and platters were fresh and tasty. Outside seating a definite plus.

Thank Bucky1836
Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely experience. Maria's is very cosy, there is a downstairs and upstairs. We were lucky to get a table by just walking in, but I'd recommend a reservation. The staff was really friendly and nice. The service was good. I had the chickpea...More

Thank Liani G
Reviewed September 21, 2017

On my recent trip to cape-town my friend suggested we visit this little gem in the heart of cape-town... we ordered the fried calamari , the veg platter for one as well as the spinach and feta phyllo pastry .The fried calamari was extremely fresh...More

Thank foodieprincess93
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

Marias has the best of both worlds in terms of atmosphere and food. Downstairs has a warm bustling and lively energy and upstairs has a quieter intimate setting, both over looking the quaint Dunkley Square. The food, also offering the option of absolutley delicious shared...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed August 22, 2017

We had read a recommendation in national newspaper in UK and we were not disappointed. The food was delicious, I had the slow cooked lamb and my husband had chicken which was so tasty. They also cooked lamb burgers for our children who have severe...More

Thank susanK8721QS
Reviewed August 14, 2017

We had a really lovely evening at Maria's. The food was great and we all enjoyed the shared dishes a lot. Great seafood and vegetarian options. Friendly service and a very lively, happy setting. All perfect!

Thank Astrid B
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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, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Takeout, Private Dining, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Kids
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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