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Bocadillos on First

22 First Avenue | Walmer, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
+27 41 581 8081
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“bocadillos” (23 reviews)
“pizza” (18 reviews)
“cake” (8 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 22:00 Hours
Pizza, Cafe, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
22 First Avenue | Walmer, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

I simply love popping in at Bocadillos on First, whether for a quick coffee, or to meet a friend, a business meeting or a leisurely lunch - their menu caters for everything. Love the coffee, the salads are great, ambience is amazing and its always...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank GoWellWithSharon
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

The manager and staff lack social skills and a simple greeting and general happy atmosphere would have gone a long way. The staff just came across as being uninvolved and too an extent rude.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Henri O
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Whenever I've gone it has always been lively. The service is quick and the food is good. They've never had the gurnard which is disappointing. The desserts are very decadent. The parking is not great but there is a car guard.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank s214062813
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Great food and the deserts are amazing. Some nights its worth booking ahead as it can get very busy.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Fay W
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Cozy restaurant....Extensive menu, nice food and good wine.... Will visit again when I am in town....Keep it up

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank upstagejazz
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful lunch - exotic mushroom pasta is delicious. Good selection of wines but unfortunately not the years displayed in the menu. Atmosphere was great especially with the fire going.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ADBarr
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We went for a breakfast with our daughter and were so surprised! The atmosphere is great - the food was excellent and more than enough! We saw the wine collection - and will be back in the evening for that! :)

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Violetvz
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We were staying at the nearby Treetops Guesthouse whilst visiting the area and, after browsing nearby (within walking distance) restaurants, we decided to give this place a go. We had a mixed evening: some good and some bad. Firstly, the positives: the quality of the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank S1805
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I took my Daughter for lunch before she flew back to JHB. Popped into shops at the centre, then stopped for lunch. We had pizza and raviolli and the food was amazing. Nice relaxed atmosphere. Very Mediterranean. Will definitely be back.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Teri59k17
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We had dinner as a couple on the evening of 7 July. This was a game of two halves. The food was fantastic. We had the prawn and chorizo penne, which was to die for, and a chicken burger which was nice though couldn’t be...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank All_Added_Extras
Bocadillos P, Owner at Bocadillos on First, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you for your very constructive criticism, I will follow up with the team Regards, Lauren 082 459 2885 lauren@bocadillos.co.za

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2 January 2018|
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Response from CLP020395 |
Hi Lauren, I’m trying to make a reservation for a birthday party, but I’m in Cape Town. I’ve tried the email address of the website, but the emails are sent back to my inbox because they fail to deliver. I tried the online... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 First Avenue | Walmer, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +27 41 581 8081
  • E-mail
A trendy restaurant serving the freshest local fish, well aged steaks and a wonderful selection of baked goods. A well stocked wine cellar - ask your waiter about the chefs special.
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