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“Too good!”

Buena Vista Social Cafe
Ranked #610 of 1,155 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Cape Town, South Africa
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Too good!”
Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

Service: excellent
Food: excellent
Music: excellent
Decor: excellent
Buena Vista Social Cafe is the one places i always look forward to visiting when we come to the Cape and i'm never disappointed. Give me Flaming Diablos and their vibey tunes any day!

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Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand
Level 6 Contributor
118 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Get the party started”
Reviewed 30 January 2014

I love this place for its Cuban feel and the flaming diablos keep me going back (jalapeños stuffed with cream cheese, dates and wrapped in bacon). The nachos are just as good, but don't go if you're on a diet :)

Visited December 2013
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Cape Town
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great service”
Reviewed 9 December 2013

Enjoyed the ambience; food was great; portions on the lean side though. This was my first visit and would definitely make a comeback.

  • Visited December 2013
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Muizenberg, Western Cape, South Africa
Level 6 Contributor
93 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Best Nachos...”
Reviewed 29 October 2013 via mobile

Great place to hang out in the lounge on comfy sofas.Pricey drinks but the food is outstanding.I can recommend three things: Nachos, chilli poppers and the roast vegetable salad.Service is a bit slow and it can get really noisy over weekends.Great selection of cigars

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“Dont know what the fuss is about!”
Reviewed 18 September 2013 via mobile

Took friends there for dinner after a show. Other friends were boasting so about this place. Had high expectations and was very disappointed at the service, quality and quantity of food at their ridiculous price. Atmosphere sucked and staff very unfriendly. They have their regulars which plain to see because they get all the attention if staff. At least make the new comers welcome.

Ever sorry took friends there. It was embarrassing

  • Visited July 2013
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