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“BALDUCCI ASIAN NOODLE & SUSHI BAR”
Review of Balducci's

Balducci's
Ranked #85 of 1 110 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$25
Cuisines: Sushi, Asian, Italian
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Balducci at the V & A Waterfront offers an unrivaled menu of simple, everyday home cooked Italian dishes that reflect the most traditional elements of food and culinary styles. Our simple Italian home cooked food is prepared in a relaxed and restorative style, whilst at the same time being creative, traditional and affordable. Main restaurant open from 11am daily
Reviewed 22 April 2018

We were desperately looking for a place to have dinner on 31 Dec 2017. All the restaurants (save for fast-food outlets) had an outrageously expensive set menu which we had to pay in advance and very few restaurants accepting people without and this place was one of them Though we had to wait for an hour and were admitted close to their closing time, it was worth it. Service was very good, so was the food. We ordered Asian noodles and requested that they be low on salt and soy sauce and they did their best in all that stress filled atmosphere having to manage the kind of crowds they had to....the noodle that we had was one of the best we had ever tasted, maybe it was that moment. To top it up, we had very good Pinotage and over above excellent service. The waiters, in all that stress filled atmosphere, were on their best and went out of the way to accommodate our requests without so much as a moan or groan, which made it worthwhile on that special occasion. We just finished our meal on time to see the fireworks. Opinions and experiences can be vary, but we had a great experience and will remember this forever. Even today, my children talk about it and the delicious food that was served to us. Thank you.

Date of visit: December 2017
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Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Dear Raja, thank you for the lovely review. We really appreciate it and look forward to your next visit soon. Kind Regards, Andrew

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Went for dinner with another couple, Fabrice our server very knowledgeable about the local fish and wines to go with our entrees. Extensive menu, busy and nice.Good Food

Date of visit: April 2018
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Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Dear Maurice, thank you for the review and the accolade for Fabrice. We appreciate it and look forward to you joining us again very soon. Kind Regards, Andrew

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

We were a family of nine, including our three young grandchildren (aged 11, 9 and 6). It was Grandma Wales' special birthday, with daughter and son--in-law joining us from Australia, and our three grandchildren, son and daughter-in-law travelling with us from Kent. The staff at Balducci could not have been more friendly and welcoming, with Grandma being presented with a dessert embellished with a candle on a decorated plate. The quality of the food was excellent with a varied menu which catered for everybody's taste including that of the children. The children appreciated the steaks cooked to their liking and our youngest grandson was catered for with a smaller meal. Our waiter Fabrice looked after us all with efficiency and friendliness. We would not hesitate to highly recommend Balducci to anyone, particularly to someone wishing to celebrate a special event. Thank you to all the staff for making our evening so special.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Dear WlshConblocCouple, thank you for the lovely post on Trip Advisor. We really appreciate it and glad to read that you enjoyed your celebration with us. Regards, Andrew

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Balduccis is primarily a classic Italian restaurant, however will also offer you a wide variety of sushi and burgers and has a very extensive menu. My brother and I ordered a pizza, and, while not exceptional, was very decent. The rest of my family who ordered pastas were also pleased with the meals, and as a family we had zero complaints. But the one thing our family thought was really great about Balduccis was our waiter, Muzi. He provided us with efficient service throughout the evening and was very happy to converse and answer any questions we had regarding Cape Town. So on the whole, a good meal made better by Muzi!

Date of visit: April 2018
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Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Dear Jack, thank you for the post on Trip Advisor. We appreciate it and we look forward to having you choose us again when you are next in the V&A Waterfront. Regards, Andrew

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

I was in Cape Town on vacation with a friend and we were looking for a place to eat that looked inviting and we decided on Balducci. Our waiter, Brillant, was great. he was friendly beyond belief. He guessed we were celebrating our birthdays and had the manager bring us a delightful gift. We really enjoyed the food, the service and eating environment! I would recommend this restaurant at the drop of a hat!!!

Date of visit: March 2018
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Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Dear Giglo39, thank you for the post on Trip Advisor. We really appreciate it and I remember chatting to you ladies of "65yrs" of age....... May you stay blessed and we look forward to having you choose us again when you are next in the V&A Waterfront. Regards, Andrew

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