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“Very popular Italian restaurant located in the heart of the Knysna Waterfront”
Review of Cafe Mario

Cafe Mario
Ranked #9 of 163 Restaurants in Knysna
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
South Africa
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135 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Very popular Italian restaurant located in the heart of the Knysna Waterfront”
Reviewed January 20, 2012

This busy restaurant is very popular with locals as well as the many visitors. It serves excellent quality Italian dishes at sensible prices. It can be a bit noisy inside but what Italian restaurant isn't? Sitting outside on a warm evening close to the drawbridge over the waterway is always fun.

Visited January 2012
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Hebrew first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Average Italian”
Reviewed January 20, 2012

I have been to Cafe Marios before.It doesnt stand out regardless of the reviews.The food is fine and view is great but it is very irritating to have guests of 34 south ( next restaurant over) walk past your table.The tramazini s are well known and what I like to eat but today it seems they have a new baker as it was not the same as usual.Consistency is key!

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Knysna, Western Cape, South Africa
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3 reviews
“Best pizza in town!”
Reviewed January 17, 2012

Cafe Mario's pizza really is fantastic. The warm, friendly atmosphere and vibey staff make it a great place to hang out.

Visited December 2011
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Knysna, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best on the Waterfront”
Reviewed January 13, 2012

Mario's is always busy - packed with locals and visitors - even when every other restaurant at the Waterfont has vacant tables. Owners on site, attentive service, delicious food and a wonderful vibe.

Visited January 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Reasonable lunch pizzas”
Reviewed January 13, 2012

Seated quickly and drinks order taken very quickly.
Ordered pizzas and break for lunch, arrived reasonably quickly.
Waitress was attentive and made sure we were ok.

Prices were reasonable so overall, very good lunch spot.

Visited January 2012
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