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“an absolute Gem!”
Review of Da Vincenzo

Da Vincenzo
Ranked #110 of 1,210 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $50
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Description: An authentic Italian restaurant, where delicious homemade food is served in a romantic country setting and also an idyllic venue to host your special event in unforgettable Italian style Vegan options available
Johannesburg, South Africa
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“an absolute Gem!”
Reviewed April 4, 2013

one of the friendliest homely restaurants i've ever been too, the hosts make a point of ensuring you feel welcome , the food is excellent , the Chef Patron "Vincenzo" is a charming host, all pasta's are homemade,and Paulo the manager will ensure that you receive the best service, a nice touch is that they remember your name on return visits and always welcome you as part of the family, great restaurant, child friendly, an excellent venue for conferences, parties and weddings.

Visited March 2013
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English first
Island of Gozo, Malta
Level 5 Contributor
48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Year End Function”
Reviewed February 16, 2013

I have been here several times over the years, and it is one of my favourite restaurants. Simple, casual with great food and service. Whether we have booked out the place, as for a Round Table function or just the work xmas party, it is a festive venue.
I recommend the lamb shank. cooked to perfection....

Visited December 2012
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Bellisimo!! Wonderful, dinner in an Italian setting.”
Reviewed February 1, 2013 via mobile

Having lived in Italy, I missed the face brick homes and tiled roofs. This restaurant venue offers fresh food and a good ambiance with great value. The menu is succinct, ill admit it doesn't offer regional favourites or items you always find in Italy like squid ink pasta or buffalo mozzarella pizza, however you will have a delicious wood fired cooked pizza; fresh egg pastas; risotto and gnocchi. The food is delicious, very speedy and the setting plays for a good evening with friends or a romantic dinner. Desserts are limited, not italian, no gelato or italian café. Do make a booking on weekends and sit outside if its a warm evening. This was a good find and I will deffinately return.

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Johannesburg
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Excellent Italian”
Reviewed January 3, 2013

We live very close to this restaurant but never thought of trying it until i read great reviews on tripadvisor. We went on a wednesday night, i thought it would be dead but it was pumping. We really loved the food, from the free capaccio to the greek salad, ravioli, fettucine agnella (lamb) and tiramisu. Prices were reasonable and service friendly. It is lovely to sit out on the terrace on a warm summers evening. We will be back!

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Durban, South Africa
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Best restaurant I've ever been to”
Reviewed December 25, 2012 via mobile

Everything Is outstanding; food, wine, service! I think they probably aren't even charging enough for what you get. Family owned restaurant and they live to make their customers happy. Highly recommended!!

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