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“Local favourite”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of joe fish

joe fish
Ranked #627 of 1,144 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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57 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Local favourite”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2012

Joe Fish is this little restaurant in Pinelands which is kind of unknown but always fully booked. They don't do fancy- but the do quality, consistency and always the freshest options. I'm a huge fan of their hush puppies
Joe Fish is incredibly reasonable priced- always a great deal for a casual dinner. Service is always great- for a restaurant that is always packed in keeps their staff on their toes but somehow they never manage to skip a beat

for more pictures and information:
http://toomuchloveliness.blogspot.com/2012/09/joe-fish-pinelands-secret.html

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank toomuchloveliness
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English first
Cape Town, South Africa
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473 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
“Great Potential”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2012

Joe Fish has been around for awhile in Pinelands and appears to have a regular clientele.

However, on the night we visited, the service was so slow it was going backwards! As we were a group of 8 we had loads to chat about but still! The food was tasty, but the kitchen looked chaotic and very upside down. The loos were accessed via the kitchen ( a no-no in my book)

A few days later we compared notes and most of us ended up with tummy problems that night.

Whether this was a once-off, we cannot say as the poor service put us off returning.

Fish needs to be 100% fresh at all times - perhaps we just picked a bad night.

  • Visited March 2012
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Thank kaapie62
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great Restaurant!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2012

Been going to Joe Fish over the years every time I'm in CapeTown. The food has always been excellent. Tried the Ribs the other day. Better than anything we have here in JHB.

  • Visited May 2012
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Thank Eugene C
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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Joe Best!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2012

By far the best fish and seafood resturant and take away ever! I am a regular patron and for good reason. The portions are huge and the prices extremely reasonable. I have never had anything other than the freshest, tastiest fish, calamari and prawns, and their breakfasts are fantastic. The friendly and relaxed atmosphere, in addition to the excellent food, keeps me going back again and again.

  • Visited April 2012
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Thank FrequentFlyer1111
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Cape Town
2 reviews
“Great”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2012

Great atmosphere, great food, great service.
Loved it!

  • Visited May 2012
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Thank Michelle C
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