Restaurant - Bar - Roof Terrace, Restaurant in Cape Town


About Us

"So... Here is looking at you kid."

Walking into Rick's Café Américain has the same feeling as walking into a friend’s home for dinner. 

 We are situated in the heart of cosmopolitan Cape Town in a charming 

120 year old Victorian building, decorated in a style reminiscent of the 1942 movie classic “Casablanca”

Immerse yourself in warm ambience and eclectic decor in our 120 seater

Restaurant with its  fireplace and Cocktail bar, or enjoy  our sunny roof terrace with Bar or our front terrace to watch the street life.

Our award winning selection of wines is sure to suit all tastes and features a wide selection by the carafe,  with 60 different beers, 120 wine varietals, 40 tequila brands and over 100 Gin, Rum and Vodka options, plus many Single Malts, Scotch and US Whiskey and other premium Spirits & and Liquors. ... we offer roughly 500 beverage items. - Spoilt for choice ?  

The menu presents a seasonal selection of  Global Tapas and a wide variety of dishes ranging from mouth watering Salads, Gourmet Burgers, fresh Seafood, mature Prime Steaks and Moroccan and Mediterranean Specialities  

- "we serve Comfort food"

So come relax and enjoy yourself with either lunching on the veranda, sipping sundowners on the roof deck or enjoy a delicious meal inside this historical cottage, and we will guarantee you'll want to "play it again.”

 We all look for that place to recommend as being "my favourite place", well in this case you might just have found it.


- We also do Corporate Functions, Private Parties and have free WIFI for all our patrons.  

Our Theme, the 1942 Movie Classic "CASABLANCA"

 and its main actors:

"Rick's Café Américain" together with Humphrey Bogard and Ingrid Bergman

and the main actor...

Rick's Café Américain