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Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese
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Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Table Service, Accepts Credit Cards, Live Music
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Reviewed 7 June 2021 via mobile

The restaurant is small, so make a booking just to be safe. It feels nice and cozy inside. The food was really great and the chilli sauce they put on the table is to die for. The service could be better as it's a little...on the slow side. We were disappointed that the owner (whom we saw at several other tables) never came to check in on us.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 19 December 2020 via mobile

Petiscos what an excellent choice to make any day of the week. This is truly a little gem giving you a taste of Mozambique in Cape Town. Chose any dish, you will not be disappointed. The Baby Kingklip and the Xai Xai chicken mains are...amazing. Start off with the chicken livers as they will impress as will the Greek salad, which tastes like every ingredient has been freshly picked by hand. The staff are great and the best bit will be the bill, value for money with every morsel and wines to match.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 16 November 2020 via mobile

Was craving some Portuguese flavors and was not disappointed! The Food here is amazing with Mozambican Curries that explode with Flavor! Can't wait to be back.. Awesome Food, Awesome service, Awesome place

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 26 September 2020 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere. The food was absolutely delicious. I had snails and then Xai xai chicken with prawns and was to tastey. The sauce had just the right amount of hot and was really nice. Others on our table had muscles, prawns and The boss platter....Everything was excellent.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 10 September 2020 via mobile

What a brilliant place, great atmosphere great service, my family visited this place unplanned had caldo verde for starters my favorite , bacalhau assado for my main ,best authentic restaurant I’ve been our host Jacques convinced me to have aguardente wonderful a must if you...in Cape Town.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 20 March 2020 via mobile

Last night of a holiday curtailed by Covid 19 and we finally visited this recommended spot and it did not disappoint. Super food and drink and sparkling service.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 13 January 2020

Fantastic food, great service, owner run and lots of fun. A great venue to hook up with friends and an even better place to take the "familia". Whatever you order, you will not be disappointed. Come and have a taste of Portugal in Tableview.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 24 December 2019 via mobile

One of the tastiest meals we have ever eaten in Cape Town (or anywhere). Will definitely be going back to try different items on the menu until we have gone through every item. Warning...not wheel chair accessible.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 7 November 2019 via mobile

Absolutely every dish on this menu is outstanding! We've loved dining at Petiscos for many years :- for date night, celebratory birthday parties and just to satisfy the craving for the house speciality prawn cakes on the spur of the moment! Last night the restaurant...was almost fully booked with reservations so we were lucky to get a table for two - from starters to ribs to classic Portuguese peri peri chicken livers and everything inbetween - superb! Great friendly service means an awesome experience every time. Thank you for keeping standards and the menu consistently 5* over so many years! Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 19 October 2019 via mobile

This was our second visit to this lovely Portuguese restaurant both visit failed to disappoint. This restaurant has a brilliant musician who helps to create an amazing atmosphere. The food was very good, the staff cannot do enough for you. A good menu at reasonable...prices. Definitely worth a visitMore

Date of visit: October 2019
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Yes, Petiscos offers takeaway services.

Yes, Petiscos offers delivery services.

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