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All reviews pasta osso bucco green point excellent italian food prices are very reasonable mama pity
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Reviewed 25 February 2024

I was given a large portion of oxtail (4 very small bones and 4 large bones), but only the very small bones were edible. The large bones were so tough, it was inedible. Not even if eaten with your hands can you get the meat...off the bones. I was expecting at least a discount, but the owner just threw her hands up in the air and said hope it's better next time.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 7 December 2023

I didn't expect to be told to F off when I asked for grappa. Seafood linguini is very expensive too much for a restaurant without a view.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 21 March 2023

We are Belgian visitors living in Kinshasa DRC and spending some 2 days leave in Cape Town recently . Booking a table at Mario's for the family was one of the best ideas I have ever had... We were so happy that we immediatly booked...for the day after just after paying the bill !!! Such nice persons, such good atmosphere and real nice and well cooked/served quality food ! Top italian spirit ! Excellent italian dinner ! We do recommend without any doubt...More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 30 January 2023

Happily accommodated our party of 12 (no booking). The food was so good, we went back two days later (on our last day visiting Cape Town). The lasagna and gluten free spaghetti bolognese were exceptionally good. Friendly service, excellent food.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 15 October 2022 via mobile

I ate here tonight It is a classic Italian family run restaurant Nice menu, food and service Food tasted freshly made, nicely flavoured Nothing but good stuff Service was engaging and friendly Paul

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 22 July 2022

I recently moved to Cape Town and asked an employee at the renowned Italian delicatessen, Giovanni's, which was their favorite Italian restaurant. Without hesitation they said "Mario's", and their advice was spot-on. I had the osso bucco with pasta and a glass of their house...pinotage and it was fantastic. The prices are very reasonable and the service was excellent. Overall, everything feels right.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 6 July 2022 via mobile

Excellent Italian food - gnocchi dishes were excellent as well the aubergine starter dish. Gnocchi was particularly light. Limited selection of wines but good quality. Ambience was lovely and our waiter added some humour and fun to the evening. Overall, great evening and will definitely...do again.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 30 June 2022 via mobile

Mario' s is a real old style Italian restaurant under the watchfull eyes of the "mama". Simply furnished, good food and service and affordable. Well supported by the locals in Green Point, Mouille Point.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 13 March 2022

My wife and I enjoyed a delicious meal here whilst staying in Green Point. Being a Monday evening there were only a handful of diners, which was a pity. The service was attentive and the food (pasta dishes) well presented and tasty. If in the...area and looking for an Italian meal we would recommend Marios in Green Point.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 5 December 2021 via mobile

Unfortunately, the pizza does not live up to the reputation of this restaurant. One can expect better from an Italian restaurant. Very noisy atmosphere and when you are done, you are made to feel that you must clear the table. Pity.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 30 June 2021

Simply Delicious Italian Food and Service, from the waiter to the lovely owner, this was an awesome experience. Pizza, Bolognaise, Salad, soup. Everything was perfect and the waiter was awesome.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 23 January 2021

Had an amazing couples experience at Marios. Authentic italian cuisine to a tee. Good service and lovely background music. Thank you to the whole team

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 30 March 2020

Every meal here is always enjoyed. Fresh traditional flavors make the meals everlasting... Best Lasagna in Cape Town, delicious veal lemon and Duck orange... and every pizza and focaccia bite crisp and perfect. Enjoyed my first ever Zabaione dessert the last time and wow what...heavenly frothy salty brandied custardy mouthfuls... I am Looking forward to next time at MAIROS*More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 6 March 2020

This Italian Family restaurant maintains the highest personalized standards . Mother , daughter , son . Wonderful food , service . Ambiance .

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 29 February 2020 via mobile

The service was ok but the food was boring,half cooked pasta and small portions and certainly not value for money Will not go there again and the interior looks so old and in need to keep with the trends and times.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Mario's Italian Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3