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Dario's Cafe

6 Victoria Avenue, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 791 0021
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (3 reviews)
“burgers” (4 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly
6 Victoria Avenue, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for a coffee. An average cafe by the side of the road. No great views, considering you are at Haut Bay, but the staff were nice and the place pleasant enough.

Thank Miotoni
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

It has a wonderful ambiance and very child friendly. Definitely a place for families and friends to meet. I really and truly suggest you visit Dario’s caffe

Thank Enzo L
Reviewed 11 September 2017

My husband said it was the best Penne arrabiata he has tasted. Fresh produce and the owner is always there and very friendly. I had chicken fillet which was done to perfection. Proper authentic Italian food. The carrot cake is to die for.

Thank lucindaremane
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Simply. Awesome. Dario's is always our go-to brekkie place on the weekends. Food is sublime and the atmosphere can't be beat. Dario is always present to greet you and make sure you're happy. Plus, as my 12 year old son says, " They have the...More

Thank Kirsten V
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Had a really enjoyable breakfast in this buzzing cafe in the the main road of Houtbay. The food and the coffee were excellent the service was friendly and quick. There were groups of cyclists stopping for a quick coffee and or breakfast. From the patrons...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 21 July 2017

One of my passions is to have the owner present at his cafe or restaurant, whether he is the chef or front of house or whatever. Well Dario is an excellent host is his small and highly successful Cafe, always buzzing, good ordinary food, great...More

Thank IntrepidGypsy
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Love going to Dario's, relaxed warm friendly vibe and good soul food. A popular local hangout and weekend breakfast is always packed. Always make you feel part of the family.

Thank BevDav1
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Breakfast is served efficiently, with cheery waiters - the food is always good. Nothing fancy, just good clean and tasty delightful breakfast - like one would have in a typical Italian kitchen.And the coffee is outstanding to finish off a hearty breakfast. Just a friendly...More

Thank lens994
Reviewed 10 April 2017

As regular visitors to the Hout Bay Area this is a cracking cafe that serves a decent breakfast and good coffee. Recently extended, it's looking good. We visited after the breakfast rush our service was excellent and so was the coffee and scone. My son...More

Thank Petite70
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Darios is highly favoured by the locals, for great a family run customer service, and fantastic food. A great burger, delicious coffee, and the best Italian ice cream. Its the perfect spot if you want to feel like one of the locals, rather than a...More

Thank roxanev675
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$140
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Victoria Avenue, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 791 0021
  • E-mail
Dario's Café serves everything from the best Coffee and Breakfast to lunch, sandwiches, salad, pasta, burger, pancakes and more. it is great for a quick snack, meeting during the week or for relaxed weekend brunch, complete with newspaper and decadent scrumptious homemade cake.
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