Your Gateway To Italy

Fabio's Ristorante is an authentic Italian experience in St Peter’s Lane in Hermanus. Open for lunch and dinner from Monday to Sunday, Fabio’s serves traditional Italian meals and drinks in a setting that will have you thinking you are back in the old country. Fabio’s is fully-licenced so you can enjoy Prosecco, Chianti and frosted limoncello while you enjoy wholesome dishes that include wood-fired pizza, pasta, lamb, veal and fresh seafood. Fabio’s is available for your next function and special celebration and Fabio will tailor a package to suit your needs and budget.

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Fabio's Ristorante is accredited by the Italian Chamber of Commerce as one of only 25 authentic Italian restaurants in South Africa.

Fabio Lenci uses his mamma’s secret recipes that her mamma, and mamma’s mamma, gave her. All the ingredients are fresh, and Fabio makes all his sauces and toppings from scratch. The authentic taste must be done properly because mamma, lives in Hermanus and keeps a close eye!



Fabio's Ristorante has a truly authentic à la carte menu and blackboard specials that include:

  • Antipasto
  • Pizza
  • Pasta 
  • Lamb
  • Veal
  • Seafood
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan 
  • Gluten-Free
  • Menu Per Bambini
  • Dessert


Fabio's Ristorante is the perfect place to host your next function or celebration event.

Your event can be tailored to suit your needs and budget. For more information contact Fabio’s Ristorante directly.

Dal-Italia Delicatessen

Dal-Italia Delicatessen

Dal-Italia Delicatessen is the lockdown bambino of Fabio’s Ristorante.

At Dal-Italia you can stock up on authentic Italian ingredients, local and imported deli products, fresh and frozen meals to take away, and the house speciality, handmade pasta crafted by Fabio Lenci of Fabio’s Ristorante. If you are looking for a snack, light meal, espresso martini or a cheeky limoncello, sit down and enjoy the vibe. If you are lucky you can catch Fabio in action as he makes the day’s tagliatelle, lasagne sheets and Panzerotti, the house speciality!. 

For your, convenience Dal-Italia offers a delivery service in the Hermanus area, and further afield for larger orders. For more information, see here.



“Delicious food, with unusual pizza toppings. Thin crust and delicious. The staff were good about social distance procedures and we could sit outdoors.”  Rehana
“What a beautiful little Italian restaurant, truly made me feel like I was in Italy again. The food is just scrumptious and the service staff so friendly and helpful. We had a perfect dinner of pizza and pasta!”  Vanessa
“I had a vegetarian pizza with a cauliflower banting-base and it was delicious! So wonderful to have a guilt-free meal.”  Amanda
“The Service is beyond fantastic. Friendly staff especially the owner Fabio. Great food and value for money. A hidden Gem in Hermanus.”  Chef Antonio
“A good kitchen. The ragu was heaven!”  Irvine



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