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Teta Mari

Illovo Square | Illovo, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 268 5019
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good52%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (10 reviews)
“brisket” (5 reviews)
“shakshuka” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Illovo Square | Illovo, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

The breakfast was great service was good and we got great gluten free bread 👌yum. The owner is very attentive and so are the staff.Delicious food.

Thank jerushanaidoo
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Nice outdoor setting for an early breakfast with family members. Distinct Middle Eastern flavours and choices on the menu. Very good shakshuka and eggs benedict. Will be back to try the lunch and dinner menu!

Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Teta Mari remains one of my favourites for a quick bite. Try one of their famous hot dogs. Good coffee and service as well.

Thank Hooggenoeg
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

5 Star rating. Food & service was amazing. There were 7 of us all eating different dishes for lunch. Not a complaint from anyone. Definitely worth a visit or 3.

Thank milloz
Reviewed 26 November 2017

If you are in the area, this is a great spot to stop by for lunch. Not the most picturesque of settings but it serves a great lunch. Helpful staff helped us with the menu choice to ensure matched our dietary needs. We got there...More

Thank 2,202
Reviewed 7 November 2017

A regular place for weekend breakfast with excellent shakshuka with spicy chilli and coriander sauce and Mediterranean foods. Think hummus, labaneh, pita bread, halloumi, halva, honey, Israeli salad. The shawarmas and brisket on rye are other lunch time favourites.

Thank Alison B
Reviewed 28 September 2017

If you enjoy Jewish meals and Brisket on Rye to Cheese Wiz Burgers and Cheese Cake in the old fashioned way, then this restaurant is a must.

Thank Sheridan R
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Teta Mari never ceases to disappoint! The shawarmas are always great, and there are range of options for vegans and vegations - the quinoa salads are excellent. Somehow Teta Mari still remains a hidden gem, mostly frequented by people who live in Illovo, close by....More

Thank Hooggenoeg
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

My 4th visit. Wide menu so always try something new. Very good fishcakes. Great pesto. Large portions for all at our table. Nice to see owner managed places heaving with happy clients. Parking a breeze. Many happy returns ahead

Thank GautengLad
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We have not been for a while and decided to stop in last Sunday. While the service at the table and out of the kitchen was a bit slower than usual ( busy, long weekend etc) the food was superb, full of flavor and the...More

Thank Beechman1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Illovo Square | Illovo, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 268 5019
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