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“Memorable meal”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Cafe Mario

Cafe Mario
Ranked #10 of 160 Restaurants in Knysna
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Cape Town
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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“Memorable meal”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2012

The correct spelling of this restaurant is actually Caffe Mario! Although there is a great variety of restaurants to try in this Waterfront venue, I will definately go back to Caffe Mario. It specialises in Italian and I had the medallions of fillet in a pepper cream sauce. It was served on HOT plates with tasy vegetables. It was perfectly done (I ordered medium - maybe slightly on the rare side) and it was absolutely delicious. A truly memorable meal. My friend had a pasta dish (not sure which) but she also declared it to be delicious. The service was attentive and efficient but not omni present and can only be described as friendly and cheerful (but not overtly so!). The meal came promptly. I believe that it can get very busy so if you have a choice it might be best to go earlier rather than later. I will make a point of going back.

  • Visited December 2012
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Knysna, South Africa
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25 reviews
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“Yummy Italian”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2012

Such a treat to visit Cafe Mario. Best Italian food in Knysna. Good service and friendly waiters. Setting over the canal - perfect for a romantic evening.

Visited November 2012
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“Bruschetta is among the best”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2012 via mobile

Bruschetta was absolutely great. Our main course was nearly as delightful as the starter. The good experience here comes highly recommended, however the unfriendly service we received was the only let down.

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Wiltshire
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“Great place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2012

Great food and helpul staff in a great location, gets very busy. Also open for breakfast so you can visit twice.

Visited November 2012
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“Best Pizza in town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2012

Have this one on speed dial. the Marios piza is just the best. Great value for money. Favourite with all the locals as well.

Visited November 2012
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