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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Seafood
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ordered a Ostrich steak and chips. Ostrich steak was perfectly cooked was moist and Port sauce was delicious. Chips were freshly made and well not over cooked.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have eaten out quite a bit over the last few months but always cautiously. We had a pleasant dinner with delicious lamb chops but our experience was let down by the fact that none of the staff wore masks - which is unacceptable in...this era.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 4 January 2021

The restaurant was quite full and we were sat inside in a hot room with no fan or A/C. After getting our (very overpriced) drinks quite promptly we ordered our meals. Very simple dishes - two pizzas and a couple of prego rolls. After an...hour there was no sign of any food and not even a small bowl of bread. By 90 minutes we enquired and the owner said "two tables to go and then yours are up." By this stage, we were not only extremely hungry but worried our food might not arrive at all. After nearly two hours we were then told the pizzas were going to be started "in 5 minutes". Sure enough, 15 minutes later there were was no food. Eventually, after just over two hours with absolutely nothing, we walked out, hungry and very disappointed. We got the impression that the kitchen was totally overburdened. The owners should have told us after 15 minutes that it would be a very long wait so that we could go elsewhere for a simple meal. The menu stating "good food takes time," is no excuse for two hours waiting hungrily. Would not recommend at all.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 20 December 2020 via mobile

First some goods... nice location, very central and cute decor. Very welcoming atmosphere. Clean. The bads... our small salad took 45 minutes and mains took 2 hours from the time of ordering. The restaurant was not busy, only two couples and one family dining. Owners...were friendly enough but more concerned with their table of friends, and eating and drinking themselves, than actually running their restaurant and taking care of the guests. I think my food was good but I was so hungry by the time it came I just inhaled it. I had the seafood curry and my wife had an ostrich steak. The restaurant was recommended by our b&b host.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 9 November 2020 via mobile

Awesome and recommended, nice setting and a good vibe. Every meal was well prepared and super tasty. Management and team extremely friendly and professional. Shared some valued info on the town and surrounds...

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 3 November 2020 via mobile

What a fun night. Enjoyed the patio dining. Owners are very friendly and we ended up chatting to them & other customers. The Espetada was particularly good. Very good vegetable side dish too. Extra care is taken with presentation.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 9 March 2020 via mobile

We were recommended Porto Deli by our accomodation and it didn't disappoint. Welcoming, easy going and tasty. We felt relaxed in their company and obviously a place for locals too - which we loved. Food was delicious, home cooked and friendly atmosphere.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 18 January 2020

I had the opportunity to have supper at this restaurant during the past week. Oh Wow, the most amazing seafood curry imaginable. Large portion, very flavorful. I was invited by the owners to share a table with them as well as some other locals from...town - so over and above fabulous food, the Calitzdorp friendliness was priceless. Thanks guys for a great experiendeMore

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 4 January 2020 via mobile

What a gem in the little karoo. Awesome ambiance. Sensational food! A must visit. Food presented with love and pride! It's a yes!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Michelle L, Owner at Porto Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2020

Thank you for your visit and we are pleased that you enjoyed yourselves. See you again soon

Reviewed 31 December 2019

The peri peri chicken is fantastic and good selection of local wines to accompany the meal. The staff are very attentive and you have the option to sit on the deck or inside. Excellent value for money.

Date of visit: December 2019
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