Rick's Café Américain

American Restaurant
2 Park Rd, Gardens, 8001, South Africa
Hours:
None listed (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 5:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 5:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 3:00 PM–Midnight
  • Fri
    • Noon–Midnight
  • Sat
    • 1:00 PM–Midnight
  • Sun
    • None
  • Mon
    • Noon–1:00 PM
    • 5:00 PM–9:00 PM
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Dinner
Drinks:
Beer, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Visa)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
8.1/10

Based on 87 votes

People like this place

Total Visitors
750
Total Visits
1,274
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    CapeTownMagazine.com
    The wooden deck upstairs!(2 Tips)
    Nick L.
    Chilli poppers, burgers and the lamb tagine are damn good(9 Tips)
    Carmelita O.
    Book table especially the ones near the fireplace.(3 Tips)
    Per M.
    Cocktail specials R27 ( mojito, cosmo, caiparinha & margarita .(4 Tips)
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  • burgers
  • poppers
  • gluhwein
  • deck upstairs
  • cocktails
  • fireplaces
  • vegetarian food
  • hipster
  • lamb shanks
  • scenic views
  • mojitos
  • short ribs
  • steak
  • falafel
  • outdoor seating
  • margaritas
  • chili
  • good for a quick meal
  • beer
  • staff
  • Nick L.

    Chilli poppers, burgers and the lamb tagine are damn good

    Nick Longley · April 5
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  • Anmarie S.

    Burgers, Tapas

    Anmarie Snyman · February 4
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  • Brian N.

    Good enough food but service is too bad to fully exploit and enjoy the advertised happy hour. Good for quick meal, guess the owners don't want you spending all your money here!

    Brian Ndamandama · January 10
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  • Kayla L.

    The cocktail's are amazing, and so are the burgers.

    Kayla Lee · October 23, 2014
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  • Ian K.

    Lunch specials exceeded expectations. Get a table next to the fireplace.

    Ian Kwok · August 7, 2014
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  • Carmelita O.

    Book table especially the ones near the fireplace. Service is slow but we keep coming back. Food is good and they have gluhwein in Winter.

    Carmelita Oosthuizen · June 3, 2014
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  • Aelitis 3.

    Nice food and ambiance. SLOW service, we felt waiters forgot our 5-people table way too often.

    Aelitis 3S · May 3, 2014
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  • Simone Z.

    Try the local beer

    Simone Zanetti · October 24, 2013
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  • Willem P.

    The food is great, but the service is atrocious.

    Willem Potgieter · June 22, 2013
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  • CapeTownMagazine.com

    Fireplaces on - and R49 lunches!

    CapeTownMagazine.com · June 20, 2013
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  • Yajna G.

    Delicious chicken ceasar

    Yajna Gold · February 21, 2013
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  • Minolin

    Best Vegetarian Falafel in CT

    Minolin · February 5, 2013
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  • Quentin K.

    Popper Burger!!

    Quentin Krog · January 25, 2013
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  • Shannon V.

    Beautiful little hipster joint, try get a table on the deck upstairs - great view

    Shannon Vaughan · December 12, 2012
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  • Pierre Z.

    Best burgers in Cape Town and I've tried almost all!!

    Pierre Zeeman · August 25, 2012
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  • Wayne M.

    Have not to date had a bad meal from here... Steak, burgers, cocktails - its all good

    Wayne Manning · February 11, 2012
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  • Ilze L.

    Jacobsdal Pinotage = heaven!

    Ilze Luttig · February 10, 2012
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  • CapeTownMagazine.com

    Ask for 'Wibo's Balls". Original Dutch bitterballen. Perfect drinks snack.

    CapeTownMagazine.com · January 9, 2012
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  • CapeTownMagazine.com

    The wooden deck upstairs! Add it to your to do list. You always forget about it when you need it. Cocktail happy hour daily till 19h00 too!

    CapeTownMagazine.com · January 9, 2012
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  • Jeanne C.

    The best starter short ribs in town!

    Jeanne Cupido · January 7, 2012
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  • Lesego K.

    Very cool rooftop. Pity that its smoking section

    Lesego Kotane · September 24, 2011
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  • Jacques G.

    Nice spot for a good steak!

    Jacques Geurtse · August 29, 2011
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  • Jacques G.

    Great vibe, ask to sit in the lounge on top or on the deck.

    Jacques Geurtse · August 29, 2011
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  • Alexandre W.

    Great place! Jean Paul, one of the best waiter ever!

    Alexandre W · August 6, 2011
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  • Kendall J.

    The tapas platter shared between four ppl is overrated but ask your waiter to bring pineapple and tabasco with your tequila... The best of both

    Kendall Jack · August 4, 2011
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  • Jasmine H.

    Worst service I've seen by far! Read more

    Jasmine Ho · July 26, 2011
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  • Rebecca J.

    Love the Gluhwein for only R20. Rick's is a great place to keep warm in winter!

    Rebecca Jackman · June 28, 2011
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  • Jasmin N.

    The BMB burger rocks!!

    Jasmin Nagel · June 4, 2011
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  • Charl Z.

    Bread and rolls were on the stale side...

    Charl Zero · April 25, 2011
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  • Charl Z.

    Instead of phylo we got rooti¿ Three of our dishes had the same bland sauce. I asked 3 times for cheese on my pasta. Service was intermittent. Bread and rolls

    Charl Zero · April 25, 2011
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  • Charl Z.

    Beware they sometimes don't have anything vegetarian on the lunch special.

    Charl Zero · April 25, 2011
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  • Per M.

    Ricks has a weissbier special for this winter ( from 5pm to 7pm) all brands only R30 each ( paulaner, Erdinger & valenins)

    Per Menkoe · April 21, 2011
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  • Per M.

    Cocktail specials R27 ( mojito, cosmo, caiparinha & margarita . Jug specials: 1 litre mojito R125 cosmo R175 margarita R175 from 11am to 7pm

    Per Menkoe · March 1, 2011
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  • Annely I.

    Great friendly team and wonderful worn in interior. That cafe aint going nowehere. Do after work, before dinner or 'night out' drinks, they're cool.

    Annely Ickua · January 25, 2011
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  • Per M.

    Lekker food, good service and a good vibe!

    Per Menkoe · January 14, 2011
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  • Geoff K.

    Awesome chilling poppers for starters

    Geoff Kruss · January 14, 2011
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  • James B.

    Lamp is a waste of money. All bone, no meat. Service sucks.

    James Bayhack · January 6, 2011
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  • Tarquin W.

    Had a great vegetarian burger! Also the have jack black beer on tap!

    Tarquin Wyeth · December 12, 2010
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  • Ian W.

    Best lamb shank!!

    Ian West · December 12, 2010
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  • Thomas F.

    The Ostrich Burger with Blue Cheese - mwaah!! Read more

    Thomas Fiehn · August 8, 2010
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  • Belinda

    They serve Oranginas, the only place in Cape Town I know of that does!

    Belinda · July 15, 2010
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  • Ambi F.

    Very nice place to dine. Great moroccan dishes. The bar is crowded on weekends

    Ambi Fauri · June 2, 2010
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  • Talya G.

    They make a very good Caiprinha, only R25 before 7pm!

    Talya Goldberg · May 15, 2010
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