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Dario's Cafe

6 Victoria Avenue, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 791 0021
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Italian, Pizza, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly
6 Victoria Avenue, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

We are locals and visit Dario's café in Hout Bay on a regular basis, usually for breakfast on a weekend and lately for the occasional dinner. He has only recently introduced dining in the evenings on Wednesdays and Fridays. Live music and quiz evenings have...More

Thank ursula L
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Wow was I pleasantly surprised! After 4 years of living in the Bay it was time try Dario's. I have always just driven past this unassuming little venue. After seeing that they were open 2 nights a week for dinner it was time to give...More

Thank Merelou_J
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

At last a gluten free pizza that is delicious in a warm inviting venue on a cold and wet winter's day. MotoGP and pizza just perfect. Thank you.

Thank Bob K
Reviewed 28 May 2018

You can not be disappointed at Dario's! A little corner of Italy in Hout Bay.From warm welcomes by friendly staff to the ever present Dario himself to an interesting menu - all day breakfasts...open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings too. Dario's - delightful and...More

Thank Rick T
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Pasta fans do not look any further on the menu that the spaghetti and penne - just perfect. Have the good (red) wine which is fine and enjoy the great convivial atmosphere created by the owners and their sincere and attentive, smiling staff. Have the...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 1 March 2018

I recently went to Dario's Cafe in Hout Bay with my wife and we were delighted with the place for every reason. We were seated on the balcony overlooking Victoria Road and were promptly served by a friendly and welcoming waiter. I ordered a hamburger...More

Thank meanderthal
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely breakfast and sampled some of the nice coffees. It is not a great setting with a very busy road running past it, but the food is tasty.

Thank Yolanda S
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Delightful friendly atmosphere serving delicious food be it breakfast, lunch or dinner. Excellent service from the busy staff and good repartee with the owner.Good value for money. I highly recomend this establishment

Thank Brenda A
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Dario and his vibey friendly staff serve the best Italian coffee in Cape Town. Also an extensive menu of breakfasts, lunches and snacks all delicious. A daily hangout for Hout Bay locals with lots of friendly banter.

Thank Mardi C
Reviewed 18 January 2018

excellent, friendly service; very tasty food; very good, Italian coffee; informal breakfast and lunches; good menu choices; We greatly enjoyed our meal and will be back.

Thank Sylvia L
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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
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 17:00
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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