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Mama Cucina Italian Restaurant

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20 Sarel Cilliers Street, Riebeek Kasteel 7307, South Africa
+27 22 448 1676
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

friendly staff - amazing fresh pizza with a chilled glass of wine was perfect for our trip back home -

Thank justyt492
Moorreesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Always the best food, best wine and best vibe!! When we need a good meal and a good night out, we go to Mama Cucina's!! Thank you for the friendly and attentive staff and the best place!!

Thank christineloxton
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited Mama Cucina recently for dinner. The service staff were friendly. In terms of the menu, there is a lot on offer and to choose from. It has a cozy yet relaxed vibe to it. The food was amazing. I'd revisit it any day!

Thank Thabile857
Somerset West, South Africa
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious pizza, fresh ingredients and variety of flavours. The restaurant was the busiest we had visited after a week in the region and up the West Coast- I understand why. Staff very friendly and attentive. It might be more accurate to reference as a Pizza place rather than Italian as 90% of the menu is pizza which was a bit... More 

Thank 551dgdg
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Mama Cucina was a happy 'accident' after we left another restaurant (which we had visited and enjoyed before) in disgust (horrendous service experience). Hungry and hot (it was a beautifully hot summer's day), we asked hopefully for a table for two at a very busy looking Mama Cucina. Luck was with us and we were given a lovely table... More 

Thank TanyaNel76
Somerset West
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the outside this looks like a caff, with its gingham check table-cloths and plasticy chairs. Do NOT be misled. The food is wonderful, reasonably priced and the portions are HUGE! 1) We wanted a "light" luncheon so Jill had a Smoked Salmon Trout with Wasabi Potatoes and Salad (R85). and I a Lamb Banting Burger(R99) with a large sparkling... More 

Thank Mervyn C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mama Cucina - Riebeeck Kasteel. A visit to this quaint village in the heart of the Swartland winelands is always a pleasure. Today was my first lunch-time visit to Mama Cucina and I revelled in the Tuscanesque ristorante atmosphere on their adorable patio. Checkered tablecloths to boot. Three of us had pizzas that are, thankfully, thin-based with unusual toppings. I... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great ambience, probably the busiest restaurant in Riebeek - food selection was simple, yet flavoursome. Their Banting lamb burger is a definite must! One of my favourites in Riebeek and good value for money.

Thank charlie_blogger
Cape Town
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here a few times and always been impressed with the food and service. This weekend was no exception, we all had pizza, which was delicious! Service is friendly and prompt, food and wine is well priced. Highly recommended for lunch or dinner if you find yourself in the area.

Thank Terence D
Ghanzi, Ghanzi, Botswana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly, bustling restaurant. Simple succinct menu on blackboards, nice wine list, fresh local ingredients, attentive friendly staff, reasonable prices, comfy chairs. Food lovely, well prepared, imaginative and tasty. That's how to be top of the TA league in RK. Not that I need to say it but I recommend it.

Thank Gavin R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Sarel Cilliers Street, Riebeek Kasteel 7307, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Riebeek Kasteel
  • Phone Number: +27 22 448 1676
Country,family Italian Restaurant with thin base pizza,homemade pasta and chefs specialities i.E. Risotto,lamb,banting options available.Decor:Rustic shabby chic.Produce:locally produced and sourced.

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