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“Best seafood”
Review of Petiscos

Petiscos
Ranked #120 of 1 257 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: Petiscos Restaurant opened its doors in 2006 with the aromas of both Portugal and Mozambique drifting through Cape Town's West Coast. Somewhat of a hidden oasis in the midst of fast food franchises, Petiscos doesn't venture into gourmet designer cuisine either. Instead it offers the kind of soul-satisfying food a Portuguese grandmother would have spent the whole Sunday afternoon cooking. From the Mozambican-inspired nacional cream sauce accented with beer from the region, served on juicy prawns to the traditional Portuguese peri-peri chicken; there is something for every palate. The place itself looks like a part of Lisbon's streets was imported and grafted onto a corner that celebrated the African fusion of Maputo. On Wednesdays and Thursdays (7:00 - 10:00 PM), Saturdays (8:00 - 11:00 PM) and Sunday lunches (12:00-3:00PM), an eclectic array of live music is played, from beloved 'pub' hits, to hot Latino tracks to soothing guitar medleys. Petiscos is a place for everyone: a romantic dinner date, an indulgent Sunday family lunch, a Saturday Latino party with friends or even functions or large groups. Come dine in a small corner of Portugal...in Cape Town! Andy Da Silva is the owner of Petiscos. Having left a mark with Senhor Prego, a popular hot-spot in Joz, where arguably, the biggest pregos were served this side of the equator; Andy brought his love of Portuguese and Mozambican cuisine to Cape Town. Together with his son Rudi, they form the heart of what is essentially a family-run business.
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Petiscos is a must visit!!! It boasts some of the best seafood with great attention to detail. The staff is well trained and extremely friendly and accommodating.
Great vibe for any type of occasion.

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Thank Artchy
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Reviewed 23 April 2016

the shrimps where really nice took the biggest platter so i could take some home with me. it's a bring your own wine place where you pay corkage. what i didn't like was the loud music. i think if i'm going somewhere for dinner with friends, i like to have a chance to comunicate with them, but it's kind of impossible, specially when you are more the n4

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Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Best portuguese styled food in Cape Town- great peri peri and lemon and herb chicken, grilled sardines superb, great music and vibe wort a few visits

Thank judon333
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Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Decided to evaluate a place I haven't been to in ages before inviting a few good friends there for an evening out. I must say I'm very happy that the food is still great... Well done on keeping the standard there... Will definitely be seeing me and a few extra peeps soon...

Thank DenverL5
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Reviewed 13 March 2016

Our second visit to this gem in Parklands, Cape Town. Wonderful menu, all the Portuguese specialities are there, affordable & delivered with wonderful service.
Warm, casual & friendly atmosphere. Chourico, calamari, Portuguese steak (fillet & rump) Trinchado, Sole & prawns all excellent!

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Thank richardmichaelw2015
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