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“Great Coffee”
Review of Cafe Mario

Cafe Mario
Ranked #8 of 167 Restaurants in Knysna
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stopped here while we were exploring after having arrived for a two night stay. My long, black coffee (called Americano in South Africa) was perfect. Intending only to stay for a coffee, we ended up sitting outside for a lot longer enjoying the sunshine and waterviews with a glass of very good South African dry white wine and a delicious pizza!

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Reviewed July 22, 2014

I have visited this restaurant a number of times and never had a bad meal. Dinner or breakfast, the food was delicious, served nice and hot and very reasonably priced. The atmosphere in the evening is really vibey as the restaurant is always been full the times we have visited. The last visit was for breakfast the day after Germany won the world cup 2014! the ceiling was decorated with all the different countries flags and the atmosphere was wonderful! I was just sorry that all the tables outside were already occupied as it would have been great to sit out in the sunshine but then it is a very popular eating place. it is cosy and intimate inside and a must when visiting Knysna.

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Reviewed July 17, 2014

This place was such a delight we came back all three evenings we were in Knysna. Know there are many fine restaurants on the Waterfront, but why change when you've found exactly what you were looking for? Cosy & welcoming, fabulous food, great wines, friendly staff, accommodating management...how can you beat it? We live in a tourist destination in Florida that is almost as lovely as Knysna, but alas we have no Italian restaurant even close to the fine quality & fun ambiance of Mario's. Thanks for making us feel so welcome & giving us the opportunity to wine & dine in your establishment even though it was a hugely busy Oyster Festival week-end. Jean & Tom Penny, St. Augustine, FL USA

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Reviewed July 16, 2014

Genaro! You are a maestro when it comes to Italian my friend. So many more of my meetings will be at your very special spot (my spot - LOL). See you soon!

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Reviewed June 30, 2014

A great central location on the Waterfront. In holiday season you may have to wait for a table. However even out of the season you will find the place busy as it is well supported by the locals.

Pizzas made with lovely thin crusts just like Italy. Try the Rusticana, always our favourite.

Thank NewbyR
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