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Karoo Restaurant

3 Main St, Unit 32B, Eastham, MA 02642-2169
+1 508-255-8288
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bobotie” (40 reviews)
“stew” (38 reviews)
“meatloaf” (26 reviews)
Opens in 24 min
African, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
3 Main St, Unit 32B, Eastham, MA 02642-2169
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here curious about what South African food might be. Well, consider us fans! I had the cape Malay stew, and my husband had the bobotie. Both were excellent, and generous portions. I also appreciate that they have a list...More

Thank Salamandy24
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Husband and I planned trip to South Africa in Oct...Ate here in late August to see if we would like the food there...Loved the food here and in South Africa...Authentic...Nicely seasoned...Excellent blending of food textures...Good presentation...Attentive waitstaff...Warm Vibe...Lines typical during mid-summer.

Thank Shawn K
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

First visit after they opened this week. Lamb pita special was excellent. Please add to menu! House salad awesome as usual.

1  Thank bobm_from_ma
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We love Karoo! Pick anything on the menu it is all good. Sometimes we all order just appetizers and share. Wonderful food, friendly service and an amazing chef!

1  Thank Barbara N
Reviewed 20 November 2017

The food choices are very unique, and cooked to a masterful taste! The owner is from South Africa and has brought this unique chef culture to our little Cape Cod! I was amazed at the flavor, options, fair price, and excellent atmosphere! And a staff...More

Thank Topherlicious
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We love Karoo. there is always a choice if you do not want a spicy South African dish but the spiciness is quite flavorful and not too hot. My favorite is the salmon crab cake dish while my husband almost always gets Peri Peri chicken....More

Thank Carole M
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this place by our hotel host, it wasn't busy when we arrived so we got a table straight away. The waitress was brilliant! She had so much energy, and was super friendly and helpful. The food came out quickly from ordering, the...More

Thank Kimmy T
Reviewed 4 November 2017

The nice thing about the shoulder season on Cape Cod is the ability to visit restaurants that would otherwise be packed during the summer. Tonight we tried Karoo and loved it. You would think the staff would be tired at the end of a season,...More

Thank ChathamTom
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Its surprising that such a great place doesnt need one to have reservation before hand on a friday. i guess the fact that it was october helps :) This place also has some middle eastern cuisine and some indian influences too, however we went in...More

Thank Reji V
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This is by far our favorite place to grab a bite to eat on the Cape! We've been going to Ptown for 15 years, and we loved eating at the then Karoo Cafe. The food was great, staff superb and the head chef is amazing....More

Thank Tah1212
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27 August 2015|
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Response from Hendrik B | Reviewed this property |
For myself, coming from London, it was not that expensive. Here we pay a lot more for good cooking. I think Karoo is a step up from your average fry-up and prices will reflect this.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Main St, Unit 32B, Eastham, MA 02642-2169
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Eastham
  • Phone Number: +1 508-255-8288
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Note: We're now open! Karoo Restaurant is inspired by the diversity of British, Dutch, African, Malaysian, Portuguese and Indian flavors that make up the delicious dishes of Chef Sanette Groenewald's South African homeland. Our eclectic menu ranges from VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, and Gluten free options to homemade burgers, fish & chips, native stews and exotic meats. We carry a wide assortment South African wines and unusual imported beers from all over the world. As always our entire menu is available for dine-in or take-out.
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