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“Italian "fix"”
Review of Polpetta

Polpetta
Ranked #25 of 225 Restaurants in Sandton
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Sandton, South Africa
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Italian "fix"”
Reviewed March 17, 2012

Our local Italian "fix".
Excellent owner managed restaurant with consistently good food and service. The prices are certainly good value particularly given the quality of the experience.
We get the DT'S when they close over the festive season!

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Date | Rating
  • Czech first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
Level 6 Contributor
160 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“I love the food!”
Reviewed March 10, 2012

You gotta try the Ivana! Glorious!
The tripe is also very very good and don’t get me started on their Pizza!
Even the Bread sticks you get before the food are tasy.
The location is not that great, but the food more than makes up for it.

Visited November 2011
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Sandton, South Africa
Level 6 Contributor
105 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Arrogance Personified”
Reviewed March 8, 2012

Just a bad experience, never to return. Arrogant owner/manager believes he's the key, not customers or staff. Receipe for disaster!

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Stockholm
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Huge servings, great taste!”
Reviewed November 19, 2011

Just had dinner at Polpetta and it is a great little restaurant!

We called rather late and were told that they were fully booked for the night but when I called a couple of minutes later to cancel our "early and short" appointment they had an opening. Great for us!

The place gets a little noisy later on when packed but apart from that there is nothing negative to say.

Food is great although they probably could use a little more spices, on the other hand this way the people eating can decide themselves how they want it seasoned. They could also profit from having balsamico cream instead of the regular vinegar, but that is just a personal preference.

Servings are big, there is no way you will leave hungry.

We'll be back because this is the best pizza we have had in JoBurg!

Cheers!

  • Visited November 2011
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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
“Best seafood pizza EVER!”
Reviewed October 18, 2011

Nice vibey atmosphere. It's small, so can get a bit noisy. However the food and service more than make up for this. The seafood pizzas (I've tried Roberto and Frutti di Mare) are the best pizzas I have ever tasted, I find myself craving them on a regular basis. Try it, you wont be sorry...booking essential!

  • Visited October 2011
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