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$2 - $20
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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All reviews pizza meat platter excellent food great atmosphere best restaurant in town etosha national park beautiful restaurant friendly service big portions lunch stop forno oryx casa namibia courtyard game tree
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Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

Service is very slow at this place. Set there for close to 15minutes just waiting for someone to take our drinks order.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 1, 2020

Decided to check this place out after reading other TripAdvisor reviews and I’m happy to say that it didn’t disappoint! It’s a beautiful restaurant with a huge inner courtyard and interesting things to look at. The service was fast and efficient and the food was...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Navigate696558, Front Office Manager at Casa Forno Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2020

Thank you for your Excellent Rating and review on our Restaurant, Service and detail overall. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and we are definitely looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed February 5, 2020 via mobile

Had a great dinner with colleagues. Wonderful naked oryx hamburgers , fresh salad, huge ribbertjies and wonderful service. Great outside sitting area. Also good pizzaMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Navigate696558, Front Office Manager at Casa Forno Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2020

Thank you for your Excellent review and Rating on your visit to the Restaurant. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your Food and service as we always strive to keep the Guests as happy as we can. We are definitely looking forward to your...More

Reviewed February 4, 2020

We stopped for lunch in Otjiwarongo on the way from Namutoni (Etosha National Park) to spend the night in Omaruru, a distance of about 430 km or 270 miles. The food was good with large servings. The courtyard was a nice place to sit. The...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Navigate696558, Front Office Manager at Casa Forno Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2020

Thank you for your excellent feedback on our Restaurant and Food. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us and we are definitely looking forward to your next visit for another great meal.

Reviewed January 12, 2020 via mobile

We ate here several times during our time in Namibia. Every time good food and friendly service. Convenient lunch stop location on your way from Etosha to Windhoek, for example. Had oryx burger couple of times, good value, big portion! Atmosphere is nice, too.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Navigate696558, Front Office Manager at Casa Forno Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2020

Thank you for your Excellent Feedback on our Food and Restaurant. We always try our best to keep up the Good food and service. Looking forward to welcome you back at our Hotel

Reviewed October 28, 2019 via mobile

food was ok, drinks were not cold because of a broken fridge. dont get fooled by the restaurants name or the oven shaped annex to the kitchen. all pizza's are prepared in An industrial power oven unit placed visibly in the kitchen (not very clever...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Navigate696558, General Manager at Casa Forno Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2019

Thank you for evaluating our food and service, we are sorry to hear that our pizzas did not meet up to your standards, however as our pizzas are our most popular item on our menu and we have a high demand for take away pizza...More

Reviewed October 19, 2019

I went here with some locals and workmates and it was amazing. They ordered a meat platter, which was huge (servings in general are huge here) and I had the oryx stroganoff, which was the best stroganoff I've ever had. Just great food and nice...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Navigate696558, Manager at Casa Forno Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2019

Thank you fro your Excellent review on our Food and Restaurant.Looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed September 11, 2019 via mobile

Something what you need to know before you order the pizza option - not fresh made bodem. - not baked in the woodstone-oven - not crispy - very heavy on the stommage The woodstone oven is burning Just for fun..really. so they use a random...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Navigate696558, Manager at Casa Forno Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2019

Thank you for your review on your experience. We will look into the matter and make sure that the best quality is provided.

Reviewed August 7, 2019

We stayed overnight and had dinner there. The last time was in 2017. Food and service were equally great.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Navigate696558, Manager at Casa Forno Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2019

Thank you for your review on our Restaurant and service. We are happy to hear you came back for another visit, and hope to see you again soon

Reviewed July 4, 2019

The place is confortable with a very friendly staff, there is a large choice of dishes. Without a doubt the best restaurant choice in Otjiwarongo.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Navigate696558, Front Office Manager at Casa Forno Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2019

Thank you for your Excellent review on our Restaurant. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the Food, Staff and place as we always try our best to keep everybody happy and feel at home. Hope to see you again soon.

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