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Papa Giovanni's Pizzeria

42 Old Main Road | Hillcrest Centre, Hillcrest 3610, South Africa
+27 31 765 3617
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good59%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (18 reviews)
“toppings” (4 reviews)
“specials” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
42 Old Main Road | Hillcrest Centre, Hillcrest 3610, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for a pizza and a pasta. Food was great, pizza base is perfect. Good service. Well priced. The same as always.

Thank John E
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the first time going back since they completed there renovations and we were pleasantly surprised. It has been made a lot more modern with an added bar area on the side. The food and menu remained almost identical but whatever we’ve had has...More

Thank Lesley1222
Reviewed 1 week ago

At present have several lunch specials for R49 including curries, few kinds of pasta etc.Two of us the Bolognese, which we both has to add salt to make it tastier. Cappuccinos were average. Plenty of free parking close by.

Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

It is always nice to know a good Italian restaurant need by. this is a lovely little restaurant with good pizza and pasta but I didn't get to try the other dishes yet. recommended.

Thank rumdotan
Reviewed December 24, 2017

Well situated ,easy to get to with ample parking Good selection of Pizzas and Pastas reasonable priced and very tasty Recommended for a casual meal

Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

The pizza and pasta dishes. I also had some great service here. I really miss the place as I used to spend a lot of time here during winter while on my break with some hot chocolate. Yummy

Thank Trisha B
Reviewed September 15, 2017

We had heard good reviews about their food so popped in on Tues evening. They have specials on Tuesday and Wednesdays, so it is advisable to book on these week nights. My husband ordered the Surf 'n Turf and his steak was cooked to perfection....More

Thank Lorj03
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with my brother, we explained to waiter we're in a rush we only have an hour so we would order in the next 2 or 3 minutes , waiter came back after 10 we ordered starters and mains at the same time...More

Thank stephen m
Reviewed February 3, 2017

This place is popular, so best to reserve seats on days they have specials. Quality of the cuisine and size of portions do not take second place. My boys reckon these pizzas are the best around. The ambiance and decorations make for a relaxed experience.

Thank Erik S
Reviewed December 28, 2016

A place with so much potential yet the owners are clearly not involved. There are better places to eat in Hillcrest. Pizzas are ok.

Thank Glyn G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Old Main Road | Hillcrest Centre, Hillcrest 3610, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Hillcrest
  • Phone Number: +27 31 765 3617
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Papa Giovanni's Restaurant is one of the best loved restaurants in Hillcrest, when you walk through our doors you will find Italian style dishes with extra South African flair. Come enjoy our food with family and friends and stay as long as you like, because when you're here you're family! Our friendly staff and inviting atmosphere make Papa Giovanni's restaurant an excellent choice for a first date, a family gathering, a birthday or any other occasion that you would like to remember for years to come.
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