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San Marco

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Shop 128 | Ground Level, Victoria Wharf, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 418 5434
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Overview
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“tiramisu” (8 reviews)
“steak” (29 reviews)
“calamari” (10 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
Shop 128 | Ground Level, Victoria Wharf, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 505 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a great view of the table mountain,under the umbrellas .Breezy from the sea.Our waiter was very friendly.Real Italian dishes,I had lunch with my friends .The pastas were devine....mmmm yummy ,the steaks were a real deal with a selection of nice sauces .....Wow can't wait...More

Thank Learnmore P
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is so overpriced I completely lost my appetite. The mark up on wine is absurd and the food price is not in line with the quality

Thank Mariana D
Reviewed 6 days ago

Theima our waitress was so helpful and professional. Food good quality Italian pasta. A busy evening for staff but we received prompt attention.

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My family visited San Marco on 17 Feb and we were served by Vuyiseka so excellently, efficiant n friendly.

1  Thank Bukiwe N
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited the restaurant on the 16th of Feb around lunch time, the restaurant looked busy that time and the vibe around the place was very cool, I ordered a seafood linguine pasta and a glass of wine, the food took a bit longer than...More

Thank lzennasy
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Italian menu seemed quite a usual one. Two of us ordered seafood linguini...one titled seafood linguine and one titled San Marco seafood linguine. The second variation turned out to be almost twice as expensive as the first option. It was huge but not special....More

Thank Georgia B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not our best dining experience in the Waterfront. Tables packed very close together, food good, drinks expensive. Website needs updating to reflect current prices. Will not be going back.

Thank Roy M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a couple of good food and drink breaks in SAN Marco. Good food, service ideal for a refreshment break. Good value too.

Thank Suzanne J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I had dinner at Sanmarco the food was out of this world....I had the penne filleto as it was recommended by my waiter ,it was amazing and my brother had a baby kingklip which my brother enjoyed very much and said it’s...More

Thank juviel n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I rarely finish my food when I eat out and every time I’ve been here I EAT EVERYTHING. the food is delicious and it’s pretty looking which is a plus , the service is amazing, there’s just nothing bad I can say about San Marco...More

1  Thank yarentusmilling
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$19
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 128 | Ground Level, Victoria Wharf, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 418 5434
  • E-mail
Description
Where Cape Town meets the world and the world meets Cape Town! The mother city's most famous meeting point and people-watching spot. An authentic corner of Italy offering friendly, efficient service and delicious traditional Italian fare served for breakfast, lunch and dinner. From beef carpaccio, chourico & peppadews in brandy with fresh basil, mussels in a creamy white wine sauce and Italian-style calamari to an array of meat and pasta dishes, fresh salads, huge stir-fries and mouthwatering gourmet panini sandwiches, including some popular vegetarian dishes. Also famous for their 16 Italian gelato ice cream flavors and genuine hospitality, to be found at the very heart of the bustling V&A Waterfront, South Africa's number one tourist destination and one of the most beautiful working harbor locations in the world. Enjoy an authentic Italian coffee and watch the world going by in a casual, relaxed atmosphere at this bustling Italian sidewalk café. Not to be missed...
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