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Jano A Taste Of Sunshine

11 High Street, Totnes TQ9 5NN, England
+44 1803 863955
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“tiramisu” (17 reviews)
“homemade pasta” (14 reviews)
“cold meats” (8 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Deli, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 High Street, Totnes TQ9 5NN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a fabulous supper at Jano with good friends, small, friendly and delicious authentic Italian food. Perfect portion size Shall definitely return!!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank F4383KSanner
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a wonderfully warm welcome, great wine choices and excellent food, a true Italian, you could easily be in Italy. Absolutely love it here!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank alih475
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely satisfying mouth watering. Really enjoyable home made pesto, was really fresh.Nothing like a pesto pasta I have had the opportunity to have before. Lovely people, lovely atmosphere.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Ashley L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've never eaten a dish here which wasn't short of excellent. Whatever I order, its consistently delicious. They use only the best ingredients from Italy. Excellent wine selection. The portions are well balanced so you can have a mouthwatering three course meal without feeling stuffed....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dreamer16125547140
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went last night for dinner and had the loveliest of times, the food was absolutely delicious, the lady serving us was delightful - really friendly and warm! I had an excellent pesto spaghetti dish, which had amazing burrata and sun dried tomatoes with it! -...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 1512madeleinem
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delightful Italian sisters running this wonderful restaurant. Excellent platters of cheese or meat as starters. Beautiful pasta that melts in the mouth. Great wine selection. So glad that they're in Totnes. Congratulazioni, signore

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Isabel E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you need it the italian way,then this is the place. Few tables,so better book in advance. The rest is,just relax and wait your dish to be served. You will taste the real authentic italian food,prepared with only ingredients from Italy. Then you'll have also...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank ayo08
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch today. Service was friendly and catered for special dietary requirements excellently. Freshly made pasta by hand the same day was fantastic! Parmigiana di melazzane was great. A definite place to dine for great authentic food from a truly genuine Italian family. Deli...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank romanaw2017
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

We were lucky to get the only unbooked table in this tiny deli/restaurant. It is a bustling but relaxed place with a genuine family feel. There is a small menu featuring home-made pasta, meat and fish dishes and a generous and reasonably priced list of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank robino565
Reviewed October 25, 2018

My wife and I had a very nice evening meal here whilst staying the night in Totnes. The food is excellent and the service was friendly. It's only a small place but worth booking. I had the tiramisu for afters and it was the best...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Richard H
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Questions & Answers
Jayne P
October 24, 2017|
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Response from Jeannius24 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry only just read this, I'm not the owner so wouldn't know as it's not something that I would require.
October 6, 2015|
Response from Victoria P | Property representative |
Hi Prue! Our deli is open from 10 AM to 5 PM on Tuesday and Wednesday, while the kitchen closes at 3 PM. Thursday, Friday and Saturday is open until 9 PM.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $64
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 High Street, Totnes TQ9 5NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Totnes
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 863955
  • E-mail
"Jano" is a Mediterranean delicatessen and restaurant focusing on Italian artisanal high quality fine foods. Jano embodies the true essence of Italy and all that is good about Italian culture, cuisine and life. We select the very best artisanal products that reflect the distinct flavours and culture of each region and ways of cooking that have been passed on for generations. All products sourced directly from local producers in Italy with real passion and love for what they do, and customers are able to discover what makes each regional cuisine so special and unique. Jano represents a moment of joy and a voyage into gastronomical excellence.
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