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Cafe Picobella

No 66 4th Avenue, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
482 4309
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (19 reviews)
“tiramisu” (2 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
No 66 4th Avenue, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great ambiance. Old wooden floors. Basic furniture but fits the atmosphere. Old pressed ceilings. Great variety on the menu. We were eating veg so ordered Veg Due Pizza and veg pasta. Outstanding

Thank Karthiga P
Reviewed 13 October 2017

What a nice evening with family and friends. This restaurant has a great vibe. It is noisy and filled with diners all chatting and having a great time. The food is good, the menu is extensive, and the waiters are attentive. You can take your...More

Thank Markusmsb
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We were staying a great little hotel up the street (Mi Pi Chi) and the staff recommended we have dinner at Cafe Picobella. It did not disappoint. We started with a great bottle of wine and polenta appetizer. Entrees were two amazing pasta dishes (Gnocchi...More

Thank Euro_Traveler_London
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Cafe Picobella is a popular spot with attractive decor. The menu is very large so I had a hard time choosing what to eat. In the end, I choose a squash and sage lasagna type of dish with lots of cheese. It was very good...More

Thank PicMorDaisies
Reviewed 4 September 2017

My wife and I both ordered the Ossa Buco Milane at a hefty R180 pp. The dish was served with a basic polenta and bland tomato sauce. Overall the dish did not live up to expectations. The kids had the Chicken Pollo Arosto and Lasagne...More

Thank TobieU
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Quaint setting in Melville. Lovely atmosphere however service and meal very poor and overpriced. Would not recommend.

Thank Lydenrust
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I have stumbled upon this jewel in Melville while on a business trip to Johannesburg. 7th street in Melville they say is the place to be........wrong try 4th Avenue ! This Cafe was choc-a -bloc on a Monday in the middle of August, do I...More

Thank heinrichbrits
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

You don't usually find places where the staff knows how to pair wines. We went out for a girl evening and I was blown away by their pizza and Wines. Must try if you want authentic Italian food 🥘..

Thank Thembi S
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Nice Italian-style restaurant with a warm atmosphere. Service and Pizza was great. They offer diverse meat, pasta and pizza dishes and have a nice wine card. We went there twice during our stay.

Thank Florian W
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I know it was a Monday night, but this looked like the sort of restaurant where the owners don't turn up much and leave it to the staff to manage. The staff themselves were probably the best thing about the place. I asked for a...More

Thank Steve C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 66 4th Avenue, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: 482 4309
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