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La Scarpetta

18A Marsh Street, Mossel Bay 6506, South Africa
+27 44 690 3438
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good21%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“carbonara” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (5 reviews)
“lovely meal” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
18A Marsh Street, Mossel Bay 6506, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

AWESOME atmosphere! Epic staff!! Fantastic food!!! My wife and I have been here before, and once again...years later, visiting mosselbay again, its still Fantastic. Lovely location... great vibe, and for those cold romantic evenings, a nice fire place, candles, and friendly exceptional staff and waiter...More

Thank charlmas
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Wine was nice food was ok nothing to kick a fuss about table service was speedy, think it could do a lot better if more effort was put in to the cooking

Thank Gomez191086
Reviewed 9 June 2018

Very nice setting and excellent wait staff. As for the food... It is understandable that a restaurant must cater to the local palate. Therefore one should manage their expectations if coming from abroad. For someone who is well seasoned in the variety of methods to...More

1  Thank Phil_Pisciotta
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

We arrived at La Scarpetta and were warmly greeted by the owner on arrival. We were promptly seated with friendly service from the brilliant waiter; Rick. The food was fantastic! Thin homemade pizza crusts, perfectly al dente pasta and amazing flavour and consistency all round....More

2  Thank K3573JXmichelled
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Tonight we visited La Scarpetta for pizzas and wine. What a disappointment! We were told the Fairview Sauvignon Blanc (on the menu) was not available, and so we had to settle for the Jakkalsvlei, which was R40 more expensive. Once our pizzas came (margarita and...More

Thank Peet V
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Very posh waiter, but the pizza appeared to be a frozen base which we can all make at home. The restaurant itself looks and feels very Italian, but the food is way off. Very average pizza. Compared to what I am used to in Switzerland...More

Thank Carl A
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Booked for dinner on a Saturday night. Surprised that there was only one other couple eating here when we arrived. Small restaurant but service was good. My wife had some excellent mussels and I had a very good seafood platter. On to desserts - for...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited for a late lunch. We shared a focaccia for starters and she had the chilli prawns and I had the seafood tagliatelle as main courses. The prawn chilli had no chilli and I thought mine was a bit bland also....More

Thank b16blr
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant during the week and found that it had an amazing menu, well priced, delicious food and the service from our waiter Rick was exceptional! We will definitely be back soon.

1  Thank TertiaMeyer
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We waited over an hour for our food and in the end walk out because it was our fault we did not order the food earlier enough although the waiter did not bother taken our order if I was you I would not bother

Thank Flo23_98
La_Scarpetta_626, Owner at La Scarpetta, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Good Day Flo Thank you for taking the time to leave us with a review. I do apologies for the long wait. Is there anything I can do that may urge you to reconsider your review?

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18A Marsh Street, Mossel Bay 6506, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Mossel Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 690 3438
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La Scarpetta offers authentic Italian cuisine in a friendly, warm relaxed atmosphere where people can enjoy a taste of Italy.
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