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176 Upper Buitenkant Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 465 2727
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
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176 Upper Buitenkant Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to this restaurant, having experienced such a wonderful meal 2 weeks ago, we just had to go back The service was again perfect, the waitress attentive, knowledgeable and of great assistance in deciding on which items to order. On our...More

Thank stephen m
MARIKAS_RESTAURANT, Owner at Marika's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Stephen We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Marika's and thank you so much for your great review. It is always wonderful to get positive feedback. We look forward to seeing you again and trust that each and every visit will prove...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

They've been closed for a month whilst on another voyage of discovery in the Greece. New ideas and added newbies to the new menus. Mika and Judy are fantastic, excellent service with a human touch. You always feel like part of the family in an...More

Thank WCPT
Reviewed 21 June 2017

If we closed our eyes and used our imagination we would have thought we were right in the middle of a real Greek Taverna in Greece . Had dinner there on the recommendation from a friend and we will definitely be back as the food...More

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 25 May 2017

After previously posted comments on trip advisor. See previous post. We decided to go back for a late Sunday lunch on a beautiful, sunny day. Well I am really happy to report we had a great meal great service and cold beer. I must say...More

Thank Graeme L
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Marika's is an unassuming little Greek taverna nestled between Gardens and Vredehoek. Whilst it doesn't have an ocean view, it has breathtaking views of Table Mountain. Eaten here many times, and it's been consistently good. Delicious and authentic Greek food, with generous portions. Service is...More

Thank jphansen81
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Booked a table of five. Ordered a meze for starters. Calamari, courgettes, hulumi, meatballs, lamb cigars. Hulumi melts in your mouth. Meatballs and cigars amazing soft lamb. Lamb shank main a little on the small side but very tasty. Other mains ordered, calamari and lamb...More

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Loved by the locals, both times I've been to Marika's the place has been packed - you need to book. Decor is relaxed and unpretentious. My favourite dish is the pita and hummus - divine! The roast potatoes were sinful and the Greek coffee and...More

1  Thank ChazS50
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Delicious food and a very extensive menu. All very reasonably priced. The owners very much are involved and were very friendly.

1  Thank Wannabe_Jetsetters!
Reviewed 1 March 2017

In summary, we were celebrating 2 birthdays, but had a disappointing evening. The champagne we ordered was not available and the other Champagne option was expensive, but we had no alternative but to order it. The champagne and glasses were warm ; a large party...More

Thank alliebrouwer
MARIKAS_RESTAURANT, Owner at Marika's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Shame on you Ali Brouwer for writing this review after my explanation to you. Firstly, the Pongraz sparkling wine which you ordered was in stock but had only a couple of hours earlier been delivered and as such was not cold enough for us in...More

Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Ate here twice on our recent visit to Cape Town. Our main reason for going - that it was the closest restaurant to our hotel, but were delighted to find that the meals were very good indeed, as was the wine. Lovely views of the...More

3  Thank Liz H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 176 Upper Buitenkant Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 465 2727
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