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2 Park Road | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
+27 21 424 5025
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Warsaw, Poland
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

After spending some time in Italy admiring Italian serious approach to food I deicided to give a try to this Capetonian restaurant. The experience was really great. This place is by all means authentic and Italian to the bone. Italian governent should consider applying for exterritorial status of this restaurant. The most important factor: staff is Italian. It really makes... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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118 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

I had dinner here just because it is in short walking distance from my guest house. Lovely personal service, very good food, great value.

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Thank Johan J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Warm hearted personal service. Italian fun in the middle of Cape Town - thank goodness, no pizza... Thank you and will be back for more recommendations.

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27 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

The evening consisted of gail force winds but inside it was lovely, warm and cosy. The staff were friendly and approachable however the food was not up to standard compared to their price. As an Italian I can safely say that the food is not of good Italian quality. The ravioli was over cooked and the butter-sage sayce was way... More 

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PiazzaItaliaCpt, Manager at Piazza Italia, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We will take it into consideration and improve. More 

Kronberg im Taunus, Germany
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152 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

Actually, this was recommended by our hosts as our first and second choice were fully booked and it was a weekend. We were not to be disappointed. This place looks like an Italian trattoria shifted to South Africa, and feels like this as well. Service was good and friendly. Food was excellent. We have daily specials (very generous serving of... More 

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Thank LordRawdon
PiazzaItaliaCpt, Manager at Piazza Italia, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I hope we will have the chance to host you again. More 

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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

Authentic delicious fresh Italian food. There is a lot to choose from on the menu that I struggle to make my decision. We'll definitely have to go back so I can try other plates. The chef went out of his way to accommodate certain complicated dietary requirements. The service was efficient and waiter friendly and helpful. We like this little... More 

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PiazzaItaliaCpt, Manager at Piazza Italia, responded to this review

The pleasure was all ours. Thank you for your review! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

We visited Piazza Italia first by accident, but after that spent there many nights sipping amazing red wine and enjoying first-class italian food. During our trip we visited also other italian restaurants, but the quality of ingredients used in Piazza Italia was totally different. Despite the amazing food, the place wouldn´t be Piazza Italia without its owners Theresa and Pedro,... More 

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PiazzaItaliaCpt, Manager at Piazza Italia, responded to this review

Jesse!!! Such a pleasure hosting the both of you. We will certainly look you up when we visit Finland!! More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Theresa & Pietro we love you all! Every time we come to your restaurant it feels like coming home! There are many restaurants in CT but not a lot you can get pasta al dente! Being Italian It is absolutely impossible for me to eat pasta made like glue  I am sure you do understand what I mean. So... More 

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PiazzaItaliaCpt, Manager at Piazza Italia, responded to this review

Elisabetha, Piazza Italia has not been the same since you left... we cannot wait for your return!! Baci baci More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

I have always dreamt about going to Italy. About the respect I would imagine Italians to have for their products. About the pride they would take in all that they do. Going to Piazza Italia this was exactly the case. A restaurant tucked away in Park road in Gardens, this little gem is run by Theressa and Pietro. Pietro (who... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

My wife and I are massive fans of Italian food. So anywhere we go (or live) we try to find the perfect italian place as close to the authentic italian experience and tradition (no, putting tons of Marinara sauce on every dish does not qualify as authentic italian). And here in Cape Town, it is definitely Piazza Italia, lovely tasty... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
14:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
14:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
14:00 - 23:00
Thursday
14:00 - 23:00
Friday
14:00 - 23:00
Saturday
14:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Park Road | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 5025

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?