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Mr Lin's Sushi and Thai

109 Lowe Main RD, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 447 1811
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
Travelers talk about
“pad thai” (2 reviews)
“sushi” (15 reviews)
“great service” (2 reviews)
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Sushi, Asian, Japanese, Thai
$$ - $$$
109 Lowe Main RD, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A suburb staple, Mr Lins is well known by the locals and sushi fundis. I tried a salmon platter and the Crispy Duck. The Crispy duck was amongst the best I've had in Cape Town, although the accompanying sauce could be improved. The Duck portion...More

Thank MrCapeTown
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has the worst sushi ever. The crispy sushi only tasted like raw dough and the sushi was not fresh. It was tasteless, it didn't stick together and even the soja sauce wasn't salty. The seaweed was old and everything was filled with mayonnaise....More

Thank Janneke D
Reviewed July 2, 2017

This cozy Asian restaurant in Obz ticks all the boxes. The food, service, and atmosphere are all great, and it is not over-priced. Definitely recommend for anyone staying in or passing through Observatory.

Thank Julie A
Reviewed February 25, 2017

There are a number of good sushi & Asian places in Observatory and Mr Lin’s is up there with the best of them. We visited with friends and enjoyed a range of their dishes including chicken & noodle stir fries and a range of sushi....More

Thank MatthewJHB
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

Went for an ad hoc sushi dinner with my partner, and decided to try Mr Lins. The sushi was fresh, well made and well priced. The Pad Thai was unbelievable! Those rice noodles, Mmmmm :) The staff were friendly and eager to give great service....More

Thank bugs91
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

Mr Lin's is small restaurant in vibey Observatory. The staff are super helpful and friendly and the food is great. Go for the ask you can eat option. It's great value as it includes Thai dishes, sushi and dessert. While you wait for your order...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed December 10, 2016

This became my favourite place when I stayed in Cape Town for some months. Great sushi and thai food at a reasonable price

Thank Alf Robin G. M
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

A cozy establishment located on Lower Main and Trill Road in Observatory, this place serves only passable sushi and Thai food that is ironically made by Chinese. It's a step-above store bought sushi, and I wouldn't say the food is traditionally authentic as dishes have...More

Thank Lenny T
Reviewed June 22, 2016

My roommate and I went on a Wednesday night and it was quite full - so making a booking might be a good idea. The sushi buffet was good value for money. The waiter who served us was very polite and helpful when trying to...More

Thank craigwils0n
Reviewed June 6, 2016

I came to this place on recommendation of a friend - worst idea ever. I was one of 3 customers at the restaurant with 3 waiters serving on the night - it took 15 minutes for them to bring me a menu, a further 20...More

Thank DevonKrantz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
3:30 PM - 12:00 PM
3:30 PM - 12:00 PM
3:30 PM - 12:00 PM
3:30 PM - 12:00 PM
3:30 PM - 12:00 PM
3:30 PM - 12:00 PM
3:30 PM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Lowe Main RD, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 447 1811
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