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Fabio's Authentic Ristorante Italiano

60 Saint Peters Lane | Central business district, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
(028) 3130532
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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11:00 - 22:00All hours
Seafood, Italian, Pizza, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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60 Saint Peters Lane | Central business district, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant while walking in Hermanus town centre. From the outside it looks quite rundown and in need of TLC, but don't be put off!! Once inside the restaurant is welcoming and in some ways quirky. The food is really good quality italian...More

Thank Cathryn A
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I visited on the 23rd Oct with my family who are visiting from Scotland. We all loved it and were blown away by both the food and the service. We are now weary to go to any other Italian restaurants as it will be difficult...More

Thank lynsey191
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Start with a spritz! Very good italian food. It's hidden on a side street but very close to waterfront.

Thank Becca_G8
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had lunch at Fabio's and really were disappointed with the food and atmosphere of the place. My husband had the veal and was disappointing and it was expensive and did not live up to expectations. I had a pizza and a salad and had...More

Thank Carin14
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This restaurant, tucked away in a little side street, deserves a visit. After 10 days in South Africa, and 3 in Hermanus, we longed for some Italian pasta, and bumped into Fabio's taking a short cut! The food was typical quality Italian cooking. The service...More

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went on 5th October for dinner, just got a table as it was very busy a good sign for a restaurant. Service was excellent and the food was very good. Pricing in line with the restaurants quality. Enjoyed the rustic appearance,...More

Thank williamrQ4700WJ
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Nothing too demanding about this local Italian restaurant. Interesting approach to my request to leave the sauce off my sole, I was told that the chef only served this dish with sauce, even the waitresses seemed embarrassed to tell me! Beer was good, decor tired...More

Thank Swettenham
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We had a very good experience at Fabio's. The pizzas were delicious - and the service was efficient, warm and friendly. We were tired from a long day of walking, arriving at 9pm, but were not hurried at all and really enjoyed our dinner and...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Lovely restaurant, staff are lovely would definitely eat here again all food is good quality and served fresh, we've been in a couple times now and had fish on the first visit which was beautiful the soup was also very nice. second time we had...More

Thank jeannie53
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We tried the battered mushrooms with lemon sauce, the cannoli, pasta della chef and a tiramisu. All were good, but especially the mushrooms & pasta we enjoyed. Large portions, no problem to take leftover pasta home. Friendly and attentive waiter. Great money value!

Thank Patrice K
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 18
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Saint Peters Lane | Central business district, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: (028) 3130532
  • E-mail
FABIO’S Ristorante Italiano ,Humble hospitality, authentic Italian cuisine accreditted by the Italian Chamber of Commerce Hospitalita Italiana, nothing could be more Italian in flavour and atmosphere outside of Italy!The ambience starts with the sidewalk tables and colourful décor and continues into the restaurant with Italian music and warm welcomes from all the staff. The main menu offers veal specialities, cooked the Italian way with wine, garlic and olive oil. Other dishes include steaks, seafood homemade pasta's & thin crispy pizza's(only calzone in the Overberg) and we offer Wheat&Gluten free pizza bases & pasta's (Including Banting Pizza bases available ) and desserts include Italian frozen ice creams, sorbets and homemade tiramisu. Local & Italian wines feature on this extensive wine list alongside great grappa’s and after dinner liquers like Limoncello, Averna and Ramazotti.
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