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John Dory’s Summerstrand

) #147 of 282 Restaurants in Port Elizabeth ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Seafood, Sushi,
Cnr Beach & Lodge Rd | City Lodge Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
+27 41 584 0067
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Overview
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good35%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (37 reviews)
“hake” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Sushi, Grill
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Cnr Beach & Lodge Rd | City Lodge Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 125 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have never had sushi like I had at John dorys, the rice was dry and the main meal was steak I had dirty mussels in creamy cheese sauce for my steak

Thank mAtthew1502
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took guests her for a Thank You dinner here and went back several times. The seafood was tasty and the sushi was also very good. A great value for the money...

Thank Pete7469
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I dined there last week. Very nice plater for 1. Well pricced. Courteos staff, acceptable wait for food. Onlya slighly sticky table top was a slight negative.

Thank Case V
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Platter for one with the linefish is good for R139, great prize and great food. room delivery to the Town lodge was good gesture

Thank idah m
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory’s Summerstrand, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear idah m, Thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback. We're so happy to hear that your food was a hit! Kind regards, JD's Crew

Reviewed 20 May 2017

What a great meal. I had the platter for one with fish, calamari and prawns. Everything was very good and I will go back more.

Thank n0eleenr
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory’s Summerstrand, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear n0eleenr, Thank you for taking the time to review our fish, grill & sushi restaurant. We are delighted to know everything was fresh from the ocean. ;) We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, JD's Crew

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Service average, food average, prices a bit steep for what you get. I ordered prawns and the size was very small, veggies was cold. I brought it to the attention of the manager on duty who apologised and gave us coffee on the house which...More

Thank Louisa M
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory’s Summerstrand, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Dear Louisa M, Thank you for taking the time to review John Dorys Summerstrand. We are sorry to hear that the food served was not up to standard. Your feedback is much appreciated. We hope to "sea" you again soon! Kind regards, John Dory's

Reviewed 17 April 2017

Had high hopes for fresh seafood as I live in a landlocked country. I'd never heard of JD's but it was next to the hotel we were staying in, so we gave it a try. I had the Hake/Fried Calimari and Chips, husband had the...More

Thank jleuenberger
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory’s Summerstrand, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Dear leuenberger, Thank you for taking the time to review John Dory's Summerstrand seafood restaurant. We're so sorry to hear that this was your experience. That certainly doesn't sound like the level of service & food quality we pride ourselves on. We would appreciate the...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

John Dory is not a well spread chain throughout South Africa but it holds its head up amongst fish restaurants. The service was attentive and the food was served hot and quickly.

Thank erewhon
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory’s Summerstrand, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Dear erewhon, Thanks for the great review and rating! Nothing pleases us more than satisfying our customers. We look forward to providing you with more great food and service in the future! Kind regards, JD's Crew

Reviewed 9 April 2017

very fresh good food. For the people that not like sushi or sashimi is there also other food to choose.

Thank Linda v
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Went here rather than Ocean Basket close by as OB has huge flight of stairs which my wife would find hard. JD has large free car park behind it!! It was a special occasion as we were in PE to meet an Ethiopian friend flying...More

Thank Addisadvisor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, Sushi, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Beach & Lodge Rd | City Lodge Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +27 41 584 0067
  • E-mail
Description
Hoy Me Mateys! Join us at Summerstrand John Dory's - the best seafood restaurant that the whole family can enjoy! Our menu has an ocean of choices for all our seafood lovers! From fresh hand-rolled sushi to tempura battered fish & chips. Shiver your timbers! Our catch of the day, prawns, calamari and fresh oysters are a reason to abandon ship and come ashore! Our kids' menu has a variety of yummy meals for our young mateys too and we also have a cool kids' play area with boatloads of fun activities for little sailors! What are you waiting for? Dock your boat at John Dory's in Port Elizabeth for arrr-mazing food and service.
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