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Karoo Restaurant

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3 Main St, Unit 32B, Eastham, MA 02642-2169
+1 508-255-8288
Wed - Sat 4:30 am - 8:30 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

A great surprise in Cape Code, an unexpected treat of flavor. South African food that has a great flare for the unexpected combination. This is fresh and outstanding menu brings home a rich and robust taste.All the sauces are a divine creation. Compliment any entree with a authentic South African wine too. Do not be ordinary but try this extraordinary... More 

Thank Walt M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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163 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

South Africa meets India in a magnificent fusion of cuisines. We were advised to stop here by friends on our way to Provincetown. We were delighted that we did as we would easily have driven by. With the warm welcome we received we knew we had made the right decision on a dark late November evening. Starting with the Combo... More 

Thank seaniem
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

My daughter was working at the local wildlife sanctuary and suggested we have dinner at Karoo. The menu definitely has some off-beat choices. We were very happy with ours. I orderd the bobotie, a traditional dish described as a curried meat loaf. It really wasn't much like what I might have expected, based on that description, but it was very... More 

Thank Northern_Ibis
Waltham, Massachusetts
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

After a bad experience at another restaurant, we left and went to Karoo on October 9th for dinner. We were looking for a restaurant with healthy options on the menu and that was not all seafood. Food was amazing and the service was impeccable. The hostess was friendly bringing us to our table. Our waitress was very friendly, asked if... More 

Thank 19DebbieK11
Sharon, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

From the samosas to the malva pudding - they were the closest I have had to the food I've eaten in South Africa. The samosas reminded me of those we have purchased on the street in Cape Town and the malva pudding was just like my cousin made. Each member of our group of 4 tried a different main dish... More 

Thank clearblue28
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Have driven past Karoo many times but always skipped because my kids are not adventurous eaters. So sad we didn't go earlier because everything we tried was delicious - samosas, monkey ribs, peri peri shrimp, Durban bunny chow. We will definitely be back!

Thank Lorien D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

The appetizer sampler was amazing, and every item tasted fantastic. For my meal I got the traditional meat loaf dish, simply because the menu made it sound the most authentic. However, I don't want to leave this review and make anyone believe that it's anything like meatloaf. It's not. I did look up the dish and it was made properly,... More 

Thank Joshua S
Sarasota, Florida
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51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Who would think a fantastic South African restaurant would exist in Cape Cod? Well if you are an adventurous eater DO try Karoo! We started with the Peanut Soup...and 4 spoons...we all gave it a thumbs up! Lamb sausage...homemade a big YES! Lamb Curry...YES! We had more and all dishes were tasty, authentic a surprise and treat! Chef Owned...and she... More 

Thank MelindaLee7
Harvard, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Start with the peanut-carrot soup on a cool day. Follow up with a generous-sized appetizer (Indian pakoras and samosas, veggie plate, for example), then move on to excellent Monkey Ribs (actually pork ribs) or falafel or a variety of stews and vegan/gluten-free dishes. This is the place to take your visiting vegan friends or relatives. The outside patio is great,... More 

Thank Eleonore
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for something different to have other than the typical Cape food . Read the reviews on this place and decided to give it a try . We are so pleased that we did ! The drinks were fresh , the wait staff efficient and helpful and the food amazing . I had the stew... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids
Open Hours
4:30 am - 8:30 am
4:30 am - 8:30 am
4:30 am - 8:30 am
4:30 am - 8:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Main St, Unit 32B, Eastham, MA 02642-2169
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Eastham
  • Phone Number: +1 508-255-8288
Karoo Restaurant is inspired by the diversity of British, Dutch, African, Malaysian, Portuguese and Indian flavors that make up the delicious dishes of Chef Sanette Groenewald's South African homeland. Our eclectic menu ranges from VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, and Gluten free options to homemade burgers, fish & chips, native stews and exotic meats. We carry a wide assortment South African wines and unusual imported beers from all over the world. As always our entire menu is available for dine-in or take-out.

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