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Rossi's Italian Restaurant

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10 High Street, Hermanus 7200, South Africa (Formerly Rossi's)
+27 28 312 2848
11:00 - 21:30
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

None of the overpriced pretentious nonsense of some of the 'high class' establishments. 4 people enjoyed soup, pasta, steak and pizza and an ok glass of white ( far more drinkable than the box wine offered in Burgandy!) Brilliant attentive customer service from Melanie with the addition of some fabulous stories. Loved it, thanks.

Thank BulaBus
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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91 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We decided to take a picturesque drive to the annual Whale festival. We had family from Gauteng and were meeting others from their long drive from Secunda. Seeing the whales was amazing and though it was extremely windy, the resturants near the square were packed and people were queuing to get food. We decided to take a walk through the... More 

Thank Candice N
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46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We love Italian restaurants and this one in particular The pizza was thin and crispy. My husband enjoyed his cannelloni while our friend finished their linefish. The service was excellent and friendly. Overall we had a great experience and the prices were moderate as well. We recommend this lovely Italian restaurant.

Thank sandyg3567
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65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Had two different pizzas and the pasta pesto. One pizza was very good, the other OK, but the pasta was a disappointment.

Thank Lucretius
Cape Town, South Africa
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

To start with: the Rossi's bread is wonderful! Really enough for a main! Hake al forno...to die for. We have had so many hake dishes the last 6 months, but this was the best! Thanks Rossi's

Thank Otto J
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62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Rossis provided us with a great relaxed dinner place. Situated away from the bustle of the main roads and beachfront it was very pleasant to sit back and relax. Lots of parking alongside the restaurant too. Service provided was professional and advise given regarding portion sizes was greatly appreciated. Food was served very quickly and was tasty and hot. Definitely... More 

Thank BWM55
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I visited the place after reading such good reviews but was disappointed with the food. The pasta was blan and had no flavor and same was the case with the pizza. The place at night is very scary with lack of proper street lights and didnt feel safe to visit. Overall from the food perspective, simple disappointed. the staff however,... More 

Thank gopal4life
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We stumbled upon Rossi's and WOW! What a fantastic restaurant! The staff are so friendly, the service was fantastic and the food came out nice and quickly. Overall a very very delicious place to eat. We had two pizzas and enjoyed them thoroughly. Best pizzas in Hermanus for sure! The Rossi's pizza is absolutely delicious.

Thank _kjjslack
Johannesburg, South Africa
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We had an excellent supper at Rossi's. The service was friendly and good. The atmosphere makes you feel at home. We were having a late supper and finished around 10 - a large family of 10 came in and instead of saying the usual line of the kitchen is closes, the maitre'd said welcome, with a friendly smile and accommodated... More 

Thank ElizabethCroeser
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192 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Not the best pizza in town but it is still really good!! the staff is really friendly and there's a nice cozy fire for the chilly winter nights

Thank Emily M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 High Street, Hermanus 7200, South Africa (Formerly Rossi's)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 28 312 2848
Rossi's is a reasonably priced, family restaurant with a lively, friendly atmosphere, excellent food, great service and outstanding value.Meals are prepared in full view and cooked in traditional wood burning pizza ovens. Specialities include amazing thin based pizzas, pastas, unique wood-fired oven baked line fish and seafood. Rossi's steaks and ribs are also legendary in Hermanus.

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