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Cafe Portofino's

cnr Da Gama Rd & Goede Hoop St | 22 Da Gama Road, Jeffreys Bay 6330, South Africa
+27 42 293 3125
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible13%
Feb 4, 2017
“Good basic food”
Sep 30, 2016
“Lovely restaurant”
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Pizza, Cafe, Seafood, Mediterranean, Grill
$$ - $$$
cnr Da Gama Rd & Goede Hoop St | 22 Da Gama Road, Jeffreys Bay 6330, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 55 reviews

Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Decided to try this establishment for their milshakes. Had a cottoncandy/ candyfloss milkshake which was great except a little thin. Ordered a burger to go with it. On the menu it says it comes with Camembert cheese which sounded amazing. Well to our surprise the...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Nice to be away from the crowds, staff are so friendly but very under pressure so service was slow. Food was unnecessarily smothered in batter or cheese sauce, more like student food. Generous portions.

Thank Ayesha A
Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Best breakfast I have ever had, very friendly staff and great service. Great tasting coffee and food. Definitely a must do when in Jbay.

Thank Stefan M
Reviewed December 1, 2015

Nice friendly people, cheap food and wine. There was a lit fire place which was nice since it was raining. Everyone is laid back. they had a very cool secure pay point which was impressive. we got a plate of burnt fries which we send...More

Thank 35maidab
Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Good food and good service made us feel right at home,didnt have to wait to long for our food and the place wasnt to noisy went there with some friends and had a great time but you can also go as a couple would defnitly...More

Thank Gerhard T
Reviewed November 10, 2015

We had one of the best meals we ate during our holiday in South Africa! The peri-peri chicken livers are to die for and the steak was perfectly cooked. Great service too. You dont expect this in a seaside village but I recommend this restaurant...More

1  Thank Bretton P
Reviewed November 10, 2015

Wow what an improvement the new management have made with respect to food quality and service. The restaurant has been revamped and improved. The quality of service is like day and night compared to previous management. The chicken peri-peri was excellent the best in Jbay.

Thank Alfie P
Reviewed October 6, 2015

We enjoyed satisfactory and efficient service. The T-bone steaks, chips and veggies were delicious and prepared according our request.

Thank Carol7337
Reviewed October 3, 2015

Waited an hour for breakfast, table of 5 and restaurant next to empty. Omelettes just edible. Eggs benedict NOT able to eat...wet toast, hard eggs, raw bacon and wors, unmelted cheese....literally not palatable...and stone cold. The only positive was a friendly waitress. However when we...More

1  Thank Robyn C
cafeportofinos, Owner at Cafe Portofino's, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2015

Hi. I sincerely apologise for your bad experience at Cafe Portofino's. I am the new owner and took over the restaurant on the 12 October 2015. I made some changes on the menu and I do allow the waitrons to keep their tips received from...More

Reviewed August 11, 2015

Our third visit to this great little Portuguese cafe. The owner has been there on each visit and her hands on approach really shows through in the quality of the food and the service. Portofinos is much more that just a cafe.

Thank rechelle m
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Will be in Jbay for a week and traveling with yorkies. Are they welcome? As I don't leave them in the car
August 23, 2016|
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Response from Braam F | Property representative |
Good evening. Yes they are welcome. Hope to see you soon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: cnr Da Gama Rd & Goede Hoop St | 22 Da Gama Road, Jeffreys Bay 6330, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Jeffreys Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 42 293 3125
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Family restaurant with a mix of European and Kalahari (Afrikaans) dishes on the menu. Comfortable seating for backpackers to rest their legs. Wide variety of drinks, hot or cold, and milkshakes that you wont find anywhere else.
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