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Restaurante Parreirinha

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European, Portuguese
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No. 9, 6th Street | La Rochelle, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 011 435-3809
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Run by the Da Cunha Family.

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  • 78
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Tasty Prawns

The first time i had dinner at this place was in 1975. I have been back from time to time and always enjoyed. We arrived, were welcomed and seated. Drinks order taken and after that we were told about the specials. Food was served in good time and we all enjoyed. All the dishes we ordered were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Rainold P
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Sandton, South Africa
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Sandton, South Africa
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The first time i had dinner at this place was in 1975. I have been back from time to time and always enjoyed. We arrived, were welcomed and seated. Drinks order taken and after that we were told about the specials. Food was served in good time and we all enjoyed. All the dishes we ordered were great. Lighting was... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Been trying to get to this restaurant for a long time , finally managed it last Friday and it was well worth the drive. Its in a back street but the cars parked outside demonstrated its popularity. it was exactly as described. Relaxed and friendly with a great atmosphere. We are a mixed bunch but the waiter did all he... More 

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Randburg
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This restaurant has been around for over 40 years I think. The best Portuguese cuisine in the country. When you think Porra food, this is the one. If you don't book it will be a problem. EXCELLENT!

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Pretoria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

You might remember those fairy tales about someone resembling a dwarf from a distance, somehow miraculously turning into a giant once you get closer. This is what O Parreirinha is like. The neighbourhood takes some getting used to, especially at night and when getting there from the Jo'burg CBD with load shedding going on, the streets being dark. As in... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Great food and atmosphere. We have been there many times over many years and have found consistent quality. Good wine and beer including Portugal selection. A family run business.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We went to Parreirinha for their July birthday specials and had an amazing evening. We had a large table of 18 and the service for such a large table was fantastic. I ordered the 12 prawns with chips at R59.90, and they were cooked to perfection, and delicious. Their wine was R50 for a 1 litre of Portuguese white wine.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Wow!!!!!!'!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!the fish cakes the steak is amazing been there 5times already the food is simply amazing the food is not overly priced its big portions but trust me u will finish it

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Johannesburg
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Parreirinha is a favourite restaurant of mines. I always end up coming back to this wonderful restaurant in the South of Johannesburg. This restaurant has what a lot of new fancy restaurants in Johannesburg lack and thats character. It is unique in location and decoration, ties hanging from the roof racks. The food is exceptional, and prawns and chicken is... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Despite management's attempt to convey that they serve "Mamma's" recipes they have strayed too far from just plain wholesome food. We order the asparagus starter in garlic butter sauce were presented with canned asparagus in a yellow watery sop. They did not have prawn cakes or prawn curry (because the Mozambiquean delivery was late, apparently) but could serve normal prawns... More 

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Bedfordview, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Thanks for your service and great food, The steak was tender and great value for money. Also try the chicken and prawns ................. nice

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: No. 9, 6th Street | La Rochelle, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 011 435-3809

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, Portuguese

Description

Run by the Da Cunha Family.
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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