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“Great food”
Review of Cocomo Restaurant

Cocomo Restaurant
Ranked #8 of 30 Restaurants in Wilderness
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $17
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Cocomo Restaurant is situated in the centre of a beautiful village called Wilderness - the heart of the Garden Route. Cocomo as a unique thematic embellishment drew inspiration directly from the spectacular beauty of our natural surroundings and setting it provides for the local residents, national and international travellers alike. This concept restaurant truly captures the tropical sentiment ideal for optimum relaxation, an intimate haven ideal to share and enjoy the pleasures of life. At Cocomo Restaurant visitors are able to experience an eclectic mix of tropical village lifestyle and flavourful cuisine, reflecting the dynamic aesthetic of Wilderness, its unspoiled beauty and the vibrant colourful atmosphere created by its people. Cocomo is inspired by our passion and appreciation for places that reflect a lively, relaxed and festive spirit all year around, providing a distinct atmosphere while offering tropical fusion foods, exceptional Illy coffee and of course some of the finest South African wine. Local artists also often enjoy performing at Cocomo due to the idyllic environment incomparable for musical entertainment and joyous get-togethers. Cocomo is very popular and alluring to the public in its warm, friendly, relaxed, cozy and visually pleasing nature. It further lends itself to a focused approach in cherished relations with customers, providing affordable products of high quality and fine presentation, paired with outstanding service in our strive towards realizing customer satisfaction every time.
Denver, Colorado
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great food”
Reviewed November 28, 2012

We had a great dinner at cocomo while in wilderness recently. The stuffed calimari was innovative and divine. The ribs were tasty but having eaten competition BBQ in the USA, they were not the best in the world as the sign said : ). Either way the food was really really good. The service was a bit slow for us, as we were starving and not looking for long relaxed dining experience. Definitely worth a stop!

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank MonkeysBusiness
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“Another great place”
Reviewed November 22, 2012

Brilliant service, great food, chilled atmosphere, good entertainment. Was recommended to us by some locals so we popped in on a Friday night. Service was excellent and they had live entertainment on (soft rock acoustic) which was very good. We had a really good night. It is a jeans and t shirt kind of place though so don't go if you want something fancy.

Visited November 2012
Thank Brett12
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“Wow! Wow! Wow!”
Reviewed November 7, 2012

Well done to Cocomo Restaurant for creating a very authentic island atmosphere. From sitting under a beautiful old tree in a plant filled garden, next to a welcoming outdoor fireplace, listening to some mellow local musician strut his stuff and some banter from interesting and colorful locals, while the delicious smells from the kitchen/pizza oven drift through the warm night air, mmmm... The staff were friendly and attended to all our needs without fail. Ice cold beers, cocktail specials, pizza with fig, blue cheese and Italian ham (add extra avo and rocket!) and my personal favorite starter, Tom Yum Soup! Keep up the good work Cocomo! Can't wait to come back! One Love

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Angie R
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Staff in a Co coma”
Reviewed October 29, 2012

Stopped for coffee and some cake and very disappointed. Coffee took an age to come and the cake even longer. Unfortunately the carrot cake would best have been eaten with a hammer than a fork. The milk tart also substandard. Staff exude the surfer look, dreds etc but in this instance way to laid back for our liking.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank beekeeper16328
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Cocomo R, Owner at Cocomo Restaurant, responded to this review, August 25, 2013
Dear Guest, thank you for your feedback. Unfortunately nothing I can say will rectify the situation. The best I can do is to make sure that this doesn’t happen again. As far as I know your experience happened over shift change (which still doesn’t make it acceptable) and I have used your review in training and staff meetings as an example on how crucial the time over shift change is. The carrot cake is discontinued and we switched suppliers on milk tarts. Definitely worth another try!
Some of our waiters have dreadlocks and we are an island style restaurant, we thus want patrons to feel relaxed and have an enjoyable time here at Cocomo Restaurant. We pride ourselves on excellent service and top quality products on offer.
If you are in the area ever again come give us another try. I promise we will not disappoint!
Till next time
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Brackenfell, Western Cape, South Africa
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

Best cocktails and pizza's ever! Owners are young and understand the industry and the customers' needs. Excellent!

Visited September 2012
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