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“The best italian made by mama!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Tortellino D'Oro

Tortellino D'Oro
Ranked #74 of 1,075 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
south africa
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“The best italian made by mama!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

It is the best food BUT it is also very pricey- be warned!
I still go there, but everytime i am amazed at the prices- but the qulaity and taste are brilliant.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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2 Thank sirensash
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Brodo-licious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

This family run Italian restaurant and deli are purveyors of the classics. Great ingredients, carefully and lovingly prepared. Try the toretllini in brodo (little stuffed pastas in a homemade broth)... It will have you wishing you had an Italian mamma.

The coffee they import is legendary.

Be sure to book if its Saturday.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Grant S
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south africa
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“...if you have to ask the price....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

We have eaten at Tortellino for years and have always had the best food and service. This is the best Italian restaurant in South Africa and there is no restaurant that can come remotely close. As far as the prices, it is in the upper end of the price range but if you want the best you must be prepared to pay for it. To the previous reviewer who moaned about the prices I say "if you have to ask the price, you are in the wrong place darling! Perhaps you should be looking for a deal at the local Wimpy instead" don't listen to the cheapskates, go there for the quality which is abundant. As for the cats, that is a load of baloney - get a life.

    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank richskye
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“I don't really get it. Am I missing something?”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

This is supposed to be one of Johannesburg's finest Italian restaurants. And don't get me wrong, the food and service are very nice. But Tortellini D'Oro is extremely expensive and I am utterly put off by roaming stray cats in and around the tables. (That seems a little too 'peasant' for a place that charges a fortune of money for pasta.) I've never tried the deli area or the gelato, both of which are supposed to be superb, but as far as the restaurant goes, Pronto (Craighall Park) gives you a lot more for a lot less.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Thank TiffanyMarkman
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Barcelona, Spain
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Best Italian food in Jozi!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

Impeccable - service, quality of ingredients, atmosphere and wine list - fabulous, fabulous, fabulous!

Visited June 2012
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