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103 Club Avenue, Pretoria, South Africa
0124605173
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Ranked #32 of 337 Restaurants in Pretoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Pretoria, South Africa
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 NEW

Wow this was the best Italian pasta I ever had. The service was out of this world and the people so friendly. I can totally recommend Ritrovo for a romantic dinner for two.

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Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

Great food and fantastic atmosphere. However a few days after our visit my credit card was used illegally to buy goods on the internet. The copying could only have happened at this restaurant. I have since heard of two other couples that had the same experience. My daughter phoned the manager to make him aware of the problem, but he... More

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Gauteng, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

Good day Fortunato So, we eventually made the decision to try out Ritrovo to celebrate our wedding anniversary and what a pleasant surprise it was. Ritrovo makes it so personal and gives you a feeling of comfort and relaxation. The food was out of heaven man!! If you remember correctly I am Gluten intolerant, but I had more than enough... More

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Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Went there for a wedding in one of the private rooms. Food was Top Class and the service excellent. First time I've eaten duck and it was simply delicious. Will have it again and again and recommend it anytime.

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Glasgow
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

the best lunch in ten days in South Africa. Great food,friendly owners and a great experience. I detected a real will to satisfy and welcome diners Would highly recommend

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Pretoria, South Africa
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I like Ritrovo a lot. Not in the hype way that some feel about it, but as a stable good restaurant, to which you can bring guests without risking embassement. Great oxtail. Among other dishes. Slightly pricy by Pretoria standards, but also a bit better. A keeper.

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South Africa
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We have recently, and definitely not for the first time, visited Ritrovo again for a gourmet night out. Ritrovo never fails to satisfy - always because of its consistent fantastic culinary italian-inspired fare, but also because of the fact that it almost always is full of surprises on the entertainment front. Fortunato, owner and celebrity chef, who always in person... More

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Pretoria
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We have been to this restaurant many times and it provides warm family atmosphere. The waiters serving has been there for many years and you are well taken care of. Its also a place where you can go to as a couple for a nice romantic dinner.The food is always freshly made the pizzas, pastas are divine as its an... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I've been going to Ritrovo for the last 10 years and everytime it's been mind blowing on how wonderful the service is and I'm not even going to talk about the food. It's always been one of my best expierences ever. I will recommend it with 100% satisfaction.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Our family celebrated my Dad's 90th Birthday in this restaurant. We had a separate room and lunch was served to 32 guests. We made our selections from a chosen menu and everything was fantastic. Before the function the restaurant especially ordered in the wine choice that my Dad specified! I don't think many places would do that! The personal attention... More

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