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Restaurante Parreirinha

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

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  • 66
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  • 42
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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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
Most recent review
still there after 40 years

back in 1975 I lived in La Rochelle and remember la Parreirinha. We have been there with friends and family on numerous revisits to Johannesburg. Still good honest Mozambique prawns and Portuguese vinho Verde. Atmosphere is hopping Excellent value by. European standards €200 for 12 people

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Patrick T
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Peniche
via mobile
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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116 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Peniche
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

back in 1975 I lived in La Rochelle and remember la Parreirinha. We have been there with friends and family on numerous revisits to Johannesburg. Still good honest Mozambique prawns and Portuguese vinho Verde. Atmosphere is hopping Excellent value by. European standards €200 for 12 people

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London
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

this was recommended to us by locals. It is in a remote part of town and certainly I would suggest that you are delivered and collected by hotel limo. It is a Portuguese restaurant focusing largely on seafood. They have a menu of prawns and crayfish from which to select - all is nicely prepared and generous helpings.Service nice too.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We started with an assortment of prawns barbequed to perfection, followed by piri piri baby chicken. All absolutely delicious. Service was warm & friendly with very helpful recommendations and we were shown the variety prawns for us to choose from. Decor is unusual - the ceiling is decorated with ties (hundreds). If you are in Jo'burg don't miss this restaurant.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The restaurant is casual and far out but the quality is undeniable. We go back again and again and it just gets better.

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Namibia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Very popular restaurant offering delicious Portuguese food in the South of Johannesburg. The decor is somewhat dated but part of the charm. Parreirinha is renowned for its seafood and with good reason: delicious, fresh and well-prepared (do your mouth and belly a favor and feast on their prawns, I love their rissois de câmerao!). No need to dress up, a... More 

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Johannesburg
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Great Portuguese food, I've eaten there dozens of times over the years and never had a bad meal. The ties hanging from the roof and elastics décor make for a great place for a date or even a dinner with family and friends . Can't fault any of the food I have ever had here and never had anyone at... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

Great food, great people and a great atmosphere. Especially recommend try and make it through to their birthday month. My best is the prawn cakes!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

An authentic Portuguese resturant in the South of Johannesburg, the food is excellent and very good value for money.

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

A bit out of the way but visited on many occasions in the past ten years. Had fish (and vegetables) with the fish hard and overcooked a few times but you get the impression that the owners do enough business to not get involved over it. Waiters generally around but not understanding the term "waiting on tables". Other times been... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Good food, good service great atmosphere. Tables a bit on top of each other but we enjoyed the evening! Thanks

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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: 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?