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“Worth the visit especially with kids.”
Review of La Piazza

La Piazza
Ranked #11 of 82 Restaurants in Ballito
Price range: $1 - $2
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: La Piazza Restaurant, one of Ballito's newest arrivals on the food scene, is a quality Italian Cafe Restaurant that has it all. Owned and run by veri Italiani (true Italians), Marco Bortolussi and Catia and Daniele Marinelli La Piazza, located at the The Well in Ballito, exudes that authentic European ambience serving scrumptious authentic Italian food from breakfast through lunch to dinner. The decor is clean, chic, contemporary and uncluttered with a touch of quirkiness conducive to laid-back dining. Immense hospitality is second nature to young host and restaurant owner, Marco, whose Northern Italian origins influence his relaxed approach to welcoming and treating guests like family. No novice to the food game, Marco has been lovingly making Italian food since the tender age of twelve assisting the fifteen-year family-run business. The food is fresh tasting, sense-pleasing and crammed with scrumptious, well-sought ingredients. Both the breakfast and lunch / dinner menus include a wide variety of delicious options and there's an excellent selection of soft drinks, wine, cocktails and other beverages. In true Italian style, La Piazza is a family friendly restaurant where children are most welcome and encouraged. With an in-store Pizza / Doh play section for the little ones as well a Playstation section and outdoor Jungle Gym, there's more than enough to keep them busy. Visit us and see for yourself. We invite you to La Piazza to taste and experience Italy through food and atmosphere, here on the North Coast of KZN.
Reviewed May 28, 2014

We were in a bit of a hurry so ordered a pizza to share. This was delicious. No skimping on the ingredients.
Service (it was a Sunday afternoon) was a bit slow and we advised our waitress of this fact.
Wine great and prices fair.
Great place to go with friends and family and the venue is very child friendly during the day.
There are themed evenings including a Salsa dancing evening.
Highly recommended.

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MarcoBortolussi, Owner at La Piazza, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2014

Thank you for your review and for taking the time to post your experience with us, we have at times had the adults enjoy the kiddies area too!

We hope to see you on your next trip, we highly recommend the pizza cones, again both the adults and kiddies love them

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Reviewed May 13, 2014

On arrival we were greeted by a very friendly hostess and were seated at a table with very comfortable chairs. Our waiter, who was extremely friendly, took our drink orders which was dispensed quickly. On presentation of the menus, he "sold" us the daily specialties with mouthwatering descriptions.
As I have eaten there previously and really enjoyed their pizza I decided to have gnocchi with 3 cheese sauce. It was fantastic and the taste, well balanced. A prawn salad was enjoyed by one of the party and all the food served was hot and very tasty.
The waiter was very attentive and our service was excellent. Although they are on the medium to high price range, it was worth every cent as the portions were good and the quality of the food, excellent.
I most certainly recommend this establishment.

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MarcoBortolussi, Owner at La Piazza, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2014

Our international chef will be delighted to hear about your dining experience and we will notify him right away of this great review. Thank you for the feedback and we are glad you enjoyed every bite.

We hope to see you soon for Fantastique off our menu

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Reviewed May 6, 2014

We were so glad that we accidentally found this restaurant ! Lots of safe parking , a fabulous jungle gym to keep the children busy and a really good steak! The kids loved their milkshakes and we enjoyed an extremely well priced good wine, all while sitting outside enjoying the lovely weather! Just remember to book as it is a popular spot.

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Thank TinkyK
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MarcoBortolussi, Owner at La Piazza, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2014

Thank you for your post, we thrive on family dining and are happy we met your expectations regarding food and entertainment!
We look forward to serving you and your family in the future

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Reviewed April 29, 2014

Disappointing food - trying to satisfy a broad range of meals. Prawns were small, on a bed of spinach and a tablespoon of rice. Fish served on the night was very ordinary. Staff were friendly.

Thank Carol C
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MarcoBortolussi, Owner at La Piazza, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2014

Thank you for this valuable feedback and certainly will bring this up with our head chef John who strives to present each dish to extraordinarily expectations. We will be sure to compliment our staff on your behalf regarding your experience as they enjoy service feedback of any nature

We do hope you will come and enjoy Continental dining where we will offer a meal to your satisfaction topped with our friendly service

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Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

Great pizza and family restaurant! Gluten free base was delicious! Good recommendation from TripAdvisor!

Thank Mandy H
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MarcoBortolussi, Owner at La Piazza, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2014

Thank you for your feedback on the gluten free pizza base, and we are glad you enjoyed it, we do our best to cater for all dietary requirements and to make each dish enjoyment as good as the next.
We will highlight your feedback to our staff so our recommendations are high on this item

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