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Dario's Cafe

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6 Victoria Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 791 0021
08:00 - 16:00
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Sun 08:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 17:00
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was desperate for a full breakfast on our first morning in SA. Lovely food, service and ambience. Highly recommended.

Thank SteveG201504
Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome breakfast with friendly efficiency service and the atmosphere is awesome! Best place for breakfast in Hout Bay by far.

Thank devon291
Darmstadt, Germany
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What. Treat! Dario and his staff looked after our 13 people table by well! And the menu ! Vegan and vegetarian options as well as Banting. Very happy surprise.

Thank Schalk_DE
South Africa
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dario's is a lovely place for a quick cuppa in the morning. The energy that runs through the small restaurant is really uplifting. Cyclists are always popping by before they begin their climb up Chapman's Peak and there is always a pot coffee brewing. The waitrons and the owner are always helpful and friendly(I always feel at home). The service... More 

Thank Capetowngirl_50
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A relatively small cafe that could not handle the lunch crowd. Menu is moderate with healthy and Vegan. Coffee tasted like water, fruit juices decent. Food lacks presentation and tasted mediocre. Sorry, but better to go elsewhere.

Thank Teck T
Dublin, Ireland
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in Hout Bay for coffee as part of our cycle from Cape Town to Cape Point. The owner greeted us warmly and hooked up our bikes up in front of the café. Had two really nice juices and some really good coffee. The pastries and breakfasts looked really good too but we decided against eating too much prior to... More 

Thank d_cudster
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dario and his wife offer a friendly, relaxed and authentic bistro experience! Pop in barefoot after a beach walk for best Italian coffee and a tasty range of meals.

Thank Gary V
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We had breakfast at Dario's, the coffee is proper, the breakfast was fresh and well prepared and the service was great. The local patrons were a rather fun lot

Thank Gary S
Cape Town, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Friendly atmosphere, great staff, excellent value. Always an enjoyable all round experience. Best coffee in Cape Town!

Thank clemgutsche
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

What a great meal. Likely the best we have had so far on vacation. We were immediately greeted and seated for breakfast and the owner stopped by to ask how we are doing and find out where we have traveled from. The cappuccino was also incredibly good. So good that we could not leave with just 1. While we were... More 

Thank Sasha V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
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
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Victoria Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 791 0021
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?