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“Authentic Italian with Flair”

Pomodoro Ristorante
Ranked #90 of 1,208 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Authentic Italian with Flair”
Reviewed May 1, 2013 via mobile

This is an excellent restaurant for the discerning restaurant goer. The food and wines are excellent. They have dome excellent champagnes too.
Pomodoro offers a range of excellent dishes that aren't frequently found on standard Italian restaurant menus in South Africa.
Stefano, the owner, has built the menu around his personal favorites. Consequently you can count on meals that are delivered to an outstanding standard and with a lot of heart.
The decor and ambience are ideal for relaxed entertaining, business lunches and for special occasions. I'm a regular customer here and would recommend this restaurant highly.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Luca W
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English first
Tel Aviv, Israel
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305 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“Not convinced anymore”
Reviewed May 1, 2013

I used to find this restaurant better. Menu has become more interesting , service is still good but having a restaurant in a shopping mall , as several restaurants next to each other can make the place loud . Concerning the food , starter i had salmon carpachio wich was fine as main course one of the worse t bone steak i ever had . Dry and tastless and this in a country where steaks are close to the best in the world and widely available. My friends who had joined me for dinner where also complaining that the sauce on there meat , veal , had way to much lemon and was not realy nice. All be it we left disapointed and expected much better from this institution.

  • Visited April 2013
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1 Thank Charles W
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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95 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Good service goes with good food”
Reviewed April 26, 2013

It's Italian, but not smothered in tomatoes. Nice varied menu selection and the make a real Caesar salad is worth a meal on its own!

Visited March 2013
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Thank TakenForARide
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UAE
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Perfection”
Reviewed April 22, 2013

Great French bubbly selection (some old some new) and a fillet that is a dream - service always exceptional! Great pasta choice as well with wild mushrooms

Visited April 2013
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Thank trill-i-am
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“POMODORO, MORNINGSIDE”
Reviewed April 16, 2013

Another Restaurant 2mins. from my house. Very convenient and suitable to take business associates. Service good and ambiance good. I like to sit outside rather than inside, on a warm Summer's night. The desserts are great too.

Visited March 2013
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Thank Julie W
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