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“Good pizza”

Fabio's Authentic Ristorante Italiano
Ranked #18 of 109 Restaurants in Hermanus
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $16
Cuisines: Seafood, Italian, Pizza, Contemporary
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Good for: Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: FABIO’S Ristorante Italiano ,Humble hospitality, authentic Italian cuisine accreditted by the Italian Chamber of Commerce Hospitalita Italiana, nothing could be more Italian in flavour and atmosphere outside of Italy!The ambience starts with the sidewalk tables and colourful décor and continues into the restaurant with Italian music and warm welcomes from all the staff. The main menu offers veal specialities, cooked the Italian way with wine, garlic and olive oil. Other dishes include steaks, seafood homemade pasta's & thin crispy pizza's(only calzone in the Overberg) and we offer Wheat&Gluten free pizza bases & pasta's (Including Banting Pizza bases available ) and desserts include Italian frozen ice creams, sorbets and homemade tiramisu. Local & Italian wines feature on this extensive wine list alongside great grappa’s and after dinner liquers like Limoncello, Averna and Ramazotti.
Somerset West, South Africa
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32 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Good pizza”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2013

Nice thin crusted pizza, and good, very attentive service! Would be lovely sitting outside in summer.

Visited August 2013
Thank TracyO07
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“come a casa!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2013

What a wonderful experience we had at this restaurant !! My family and I went to Cape Town for holiday and on the way there we stopped in Hermanus and eat at "Fabio's " it was grate!! authentic Italian food cooked by a real Italian!! Fabio the owner is the most welcoming and friendly person you will ever meet :-) really highly recommended! If you in the area do your self a favour and stop to have is famous risotto and gnocchi .
Fabio's is also been nominated by the Italian business chamber as one of the few "Qualita Italiana nel Mondo restaurant "in South Africa !!
must try!!

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank Arianna S
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Knysna, South Africa
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“True Italian Eating”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2013

Having stopped in Hermanus recently after picking my Brother and his family from Cape Town. We were looking for some where to eat that was child friendly and stumbled onto Fabio's.
We were welcomed warmly especially the children.After ordering we were served some of the best Italian food we have had for a long time, so much so it was the only restaurant we ate in dureing our stay. Beautiful food.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Pete F
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
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“Not great Italian, good otherwise”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2013

We visited (family of 3) as the restaurant advertised itself as the only authentic 'italian' in town. Well the steak was very good, but not really done italian style. The pizzas were not great in all honesty, and better is to be had elsewhee in town. Good enthisiastic service, didn't try desserts as they didn't look home made or particularly good. Think there are better places to be found in all honesty, but this is not a bad place to eat, just not great.

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank James K
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PADRINOHERMANUS, Owner at Fabio's Authentic Ristorante Italiano, responded to this review, August 13, 2013
Caro James, thank you for your feedback, we acknowledge your opinion and accept your review as constructive criticism. As we accept all the other reviews accordingly , we will endeavour to improve in all aspects of our model and will also mention that we do have a selection of homemade desserts such a Tiramisu, Zabaglione Limoncello, Zabaglione Amaretto over & above the other desserts we have to compliment our range. The steak recipe used is my home in Lecco Italy families' recipe, as we do it with my family here in SA, and we also get rated as having the best pizzas in Hermanus, however as mentioned , we value your opinion, Kind regards & happy travels Ciao , arrivederci e a presto Fabio
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Hermanus, South Africa
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“Mother's little helper”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2013

I just love the fact that Fabio's offers lasagna take-aways. There's nothing quite like serving your family a delectable lasagna that you haven't had to cook :) The veal roast version was particularly delish. When we eat there I really appreciate the staff's service - they treat the kids like people - not kids - which mine really appreciate! Thanks guys!

  • Visited July 2013
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