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Franco's Pizzeria and Trattoria
Ranked #49 of 1,304 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed February 23, 2013

The only bad thing about this place is you will want to order about 8 things from the menu. Family run, the service and the food is great and its very well priced. Most meals around 70 Rand. The specials board seems to always change so theres something different each time!

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Thank Bryce Y
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Reviewed February 11, 2013

We love this traditional trattoria. Over the years we've become friendly with the family, all of whom are passionate about their little slice of the old country. I can say without doubt, the BEST carpaccio in Jozi, if not SA! When you decide to go, ask to be seated in Abe's section for an unparalleled service experience.

Thank Ashleigh H
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Reviewed January 21, 2013

My husband and I had heard about Franco's but had never tried it. Well, we have gone back time and time again. The service is friendly, efficient and welcoming and the food hearty Italian fare. We love the warm atmosphere and the personalised service and that fact that even if you have not brought your own wine (no corkage charged on the first bottle) there are various options available without the normal horrendous restaurant mark-up.
The portions are generous and our food has always been beautifully presented with generous portions. We will definintely take the rest of the family for a meal as we know that this won't break the bank! Great value, and delicious!

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Thank Arlene H
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Reviewed December 13, 2012

We've been coming here for years as a couple and with friends. The pizzas are so good that folks who have relocated to other countries always come here when visiting Johannesburg. Always fairly popular so you must book your table. You can also take you own wine and there is no corkage charge for the first bottle per couple

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Thank Pikap39
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Reviewed December 11, 2012

This is one Italian restaurant that never disappoints. Owner Franco is too proud to serve a bad dish. His loyal local customers go back regularly. Highly recommended.

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Thank Nicholas L
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