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Franco's Pizzeria and Trattoria

Tyrone Street | Parkview, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 646 5449
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (19 reviews)
“la pizza” (2 reviews)
“minestrone” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Tyrone Street | Parkview, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pizzas and pastas simply excellent. Service very good. We did not have reservación and the Maitre d"h managed to seat us in 10 minutes in a full place. Great. Warm atmosphere.

Thank Bernardo E
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Franco's several times in the past, mostly eating chicken or veal which were really great! This was my first attempt at a pizza...but what a disappointment! Definately the worst pizza I ever had, eating only one slice! It was supposed to...More

Thank henningGV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We met at Francos family restaurant for a business lunch and we had an amazing experience. The menu was small but it covered everything. Nice cold beer and great service. We will return

Thank eddell362
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Welcoming, friendly and cosy atmosphere; delicious pasta and risotto. Once a month we go to a new restaurant, Franco's is worth another visit

Thank Corne1302
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Franco's is a long standing favourite of ours. It offers not only the most delicious Italian food in Johannesburg, but also a cosy, family friendly, inviting atmosphere. The staff are all wonderfully friendly and you feel as though you are welcomed into the family, just...More

Thank Jules_G31
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Franco's is literally the best Italian we have had in joburg!! The staff are amazing - they make you feel like family . Food is unreal!! A must when in Johannesburg

Thank Leanne B
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Always excellent food, friendly service, great ambiance and comfortable seating. Difficult to get in without a reservation well ahead of time.

Thank Carol Anne M
FrancoForleo, Owner at Franco's Pizzeria and Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review Carol Anne....

Reviewed 1 July 2017

Extensive menue with good house red. Disappointing beef was tough and nearer to rare than medium. My wife had a salmon pasta dish, which she rated delicious. Cost was half the price of similar restaurants in Sydney. I thought I had made a mistake with...More

Thank Greynomad_10
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Value for money was amazing. Can't believe a party of 5 cost under R1000, including tip. Food was really good, except one of us had the baby chicken which wasn't cooked through. Apart from that all the food was great. The atmosphere was really good,...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 June 2017

great food, excellent service - good old fashioned family Italian restaurant, found the service particularly impressive, food delicious as well

Thank mellie20002017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tyrone Street | Parkview, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 646 5449
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