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Reviewed 11 September 2021 via mobile

Dinner. Very friendly staff. Good selection on menu. Was rather dark on balcony, couldn't see our food well. Probably better to go in daylight for the sea views. The steak was good. We tried the fishnchips, calamari and seafood paella. All nice, very rich and...salty.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 9 August 2021 via mobile

What an absolute delight! If you own a restaurant, you’d want a Kelvin to manage it. Delicious food & excellent service. We felt like we were royalty even though the restaurant had many other customers. I was full after half of my pizza but felt...compelled to finish it because it was just that good. Really worth it! Go now, make a memory that you’ll treasure for life. (So good for families!)More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 4 August 2021 via mobile

Great location with a sea view. The food is ordinarily acceptable, nothing wrong. The service is average, nothing amazing, nothing wrong.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 26 May 2021

Trevor and his team are just sooo pleasant and friendly. We have been there twice in the last 3 days cause of the calamari rings. They have a special crust, crunchy and tasty but that rings are like butter. After all of these years they...still keep the place spankinly clean and pleasant. Its so lekker when you walk in and everyone greets you and Trevor come says hallo and asks about the food and many times just chat. I must try something else on the menu.... Oh go for the double-chocolate-sugar-rush-artery-blocking chocolate cake. Oh my lord! NjomMore

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 1 May 2021 via mobile

Great menu well executed with good friendly service and a great view. Special dishes were also on offer with many different and exciting items. Had a great time and will definitely be back. Well done to the Team.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 10 March 2021 via mobile

After coming to Ballito for 20 years plus, I now know why Al Pescatore has never been of interest to me! Our meal was not memorable: fillet Marsala was without the Marsala, the Pescatore pasta had plenty seafood but the sauce needed blending! Was ok...but I expected better!More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 21 February 2021 via mobile

We visited al pescatore Saturday 20 Feb for dinner after having made an oral reservation on Friday on the premises. On arrival the owner advised the staff to give us a table at the rear outside (not towards the sea) even so there were tables...with nicer view. We are two older Swiss men from Cape Town and not expecting attention but correct behavior. Unfortunately the owner did exactly not do this. He passed our table several times, attending the other tables but ignoring us. That would have been no problem, but when we left we passed him at the exit. Looking at us without any word of thanks. The staff so was very friendly and well trained. The food was excellent. Unfortunately the behavior of Mr Wolf left a sour memory to our visit.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2021

Dear Customer, My humble apologies for not giving you the attention you should have been given. All customers are king in my restaurant and I try to interact with each and every customer.Clearly I dropped the ball with your table. Sorry Trevor

Reviewed 19 February 2021 via mobile

Most amazing food and ambience. Gorgeous view of the ocean and daily specials that's out of this world. Seafoof is fantastic. Great selection of wines. Beer on tap. Its our favorite place in Ballito!

Date of visit: February 2021
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Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2021

Thank you so much for your 10 out of 10 review ! Trevor

Reviewed 14 February 2021 via mobile

Lovely seaside restaurant. We enjoyed their specials and found them to be interesting flavours. The prawns were cooked well. The service was fantastic and had a really good waitress. A little pricey but a worthwhile treat.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2021

Thank you for your write up . Im glad you enjoyed our creative flavors.We always want to create new dishes that make an impact on our customers taste buds. thanks Trevor

Reviewed 14 February 2021 via mobile

What a fabulous #valentines2021 dinner we had at Al Pescatore! Trevor your restaurant never fails to impress!! We were treated to absolutely fantastic food and the most spectacular sunset! You amaze us every time! The service is outstanding, the staff is always so friendly &...helpful with no request being too big! The setting is the best in #ballito!! So.... is you haven’t tried Al Pescatore in a while or heaven forbid if you have never tried it ... do your life a favor and go an experience THE BEST!!! #alpescatoreballito #ballito #trevorwolf #ballitorestaurantsMore

Date of visit: February 2021
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Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2021

Wow ! Thanks ! A VERY special day ! Glad we made it into a great day for both of you, Trevor

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Asiaadman
2 November 2019|
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Yes but you would have to take the lift because the restaurant is on the mezzanine level
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21 November 2018|
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No , We don’t do live entertainment
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No we don’t. Hops below us has Trevor
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Frequently Asked Questions about Al Pescatore

Yes, Al Pescatore offers takeaway services.

Al Pescatore is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5