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Cafe Mario

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The Quays, Waterfront Drive, Knysna, South Africa
+27 44 382 7250
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08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

Ate here 3 times last week and was always good my wife loved the schnitzel particularly the vegetables which were imaginative and we'll cooked. The staff were very helpful and pleasant hence the venue was always full

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Thank Ken M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

Always eat at Cafe Mario when in Knysna - always know what I will get - reliable - no surprises - consistent.

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Thank KiddoSA
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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265 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

Sat outside and had very tasty pasta and lovely veal, good service and the bill was very reasonable. Extensive menu pizza and pasta and classical Italian dishes.

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Thank CGSFormby
Plettenberg Bay
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Still some of the best pizzas around. Well done guys. You never disappoint !! We will be back and send many people your way!!

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Thank GardenRouteFriend
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

What an amazing dinner. The food was amazing and so reasonably priced. Well worth it, a definite repeat and a definite must.

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Thank Devereaux J
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19 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Great food, great staff and nice location. We came here a couple of times during our stay in knysna! Keep up the good work! We will be back!

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Thank Holswilder
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Setting is ideal and almost looks authentic to Venice! I never order pizza that is not wood fired, but decided to make an exception at Cafe Mario! What a great pizza it was! Coffee is good too! Prices very reasonable!

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Thank Louis S
Barcelona, Spain
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

The location is great, the service is better and the food tops it all. Free wifi as well. Everything is great value for money. Don't take my word for it, give it a try.

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Thank Danny C
Knysna, South Africa
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

The atmosphere and service is top notch and the food is always delicious...the staff will always go the extra mile if you need a special order...

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Thank coateslynne
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Cafe Mario is a regular destination for breakfast, brunch or even a quick snack for me and my friends. From the first time it has no become an institution for the friendly service and great food

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Quays, Waterfront Drive, Knysna, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 7250

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?