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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
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Today
11:00 - 21:30
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

Pasta, pizza, fish and meat dishes are all satisfactory, but nothing special. It was bustling and noisy with young children even late at night.

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Thank anthony19482014
Hermanus, South Africa
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

family from Italy visited and we tried Rosis for a change.Service was slow and incompetent staff.we ordered pizza and pasta and the food took forever to come..when our our food finally arrived it was not worth the wait.We dissapointed our visitors.Not happy at all.

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Thank lindasimps0n
Rossi's M, Owner at Rossi's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Sorry to hear this. We aim to be better than this. More 

Geneva
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244 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Pretty packed at most times. Pleasant service, great choice of pizzas and other Italian specialties. A few tables outside.

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Thank Biddy_10
Bolton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

We enjoyed our meal here tremendously. The staff were very attentive and efficient. I had Osso Bucco which was done in a tomato sauce. I have never had anything so tasty and tender. There was lots to choose from as the menu was quite varied.

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Thank Gordon N
Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Order take away pizza just to arrive there 40 minutes later to be informed that our pizza was never ordered. They didn't even apologize and wanted us to wait another 30 minutes for our pizza. This is my first feedback ever on trip advisor so you can imagine how upset I am.

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Thank CorliDV
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

Went for dinner. The restaurant was quite nice in terms of layout and atmosphere and the waitress we had was very nice and helpful. The food was thereafter very average. I had Lasagne and I have eaten many Lasagnes in some good Itialian restaurants where it has a real taste to the meat sauce and topped with Parmesan. this one... More 

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Thank Ross K
New York City, New York
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

We grabbed a bite here early in January and were surprised by the lack of patrons. It was ok but definitely better places to visit in this town.

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Thank joe_bronwyn
Kleinmond, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

We were promptly seated by a very charming hostess, and although Rossi's was full, the service was prompt and friendly. There was a good buzz going in the restaurant and we ordered pizzas, which were very delicious. Thin crisp bases done in a wood-fired oven made these pizzas very memorable. I recommend that all pizza lovers go and eat at... More 

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Thank Alexander443
Johannesburg, South Africa
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

We have been regular visitors to Hermanus for the past 14 years. For many of them Rossis was one of our favourites restaurants. A simple Italian eatery that had mastered a great thin base for its pizzas. A couple of years ago it was gentrified and prices shot up while the service plummeted. Still it remained a regular on our... More 

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Johannesburg
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

A first visit and we all enjoyed our meals. An easy walk from the main square - and clearly a favorite day and night.

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Thank GinSA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?