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Reviewed 9 January 2024 via mobile

Family went to carlistos Gold Reef City Johannesburg South Africa. Really great Vegetarian food. The staff pleasant and really friendly and helpful. Management very visible checked on us all the time Had a great meal

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 26 September 2021

Calisto in goldreef is the worst restaurant, I don't know if the staff and the manage are homophobic or racist. We sat for over an hour after we orders the waiteer never checked on us the manager only prioritized other tables, we eventually asked for...the bill because we had drinks and no food was coming, with no apology we were given the bill, however other race that came before use got their food while we were waiting.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 10 February 2020

I found the food very authentic and tasty. The service was great with very knowledgable Waitrons. A really well run and managed restaurant with great tasting Portuguese food. Well worth a visit when in the Gold Reef Area.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 26 October 2019 via mobile

We had the platters. Portions are big but food average and bland. Service was good. Their cherry mojito is great. Overall not worth the money.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 14 August 2019

Ate at many calistos restaurants but this one is super duper great so much space and great food variety lot vegetarian options and great free starter Portuguese rolls and chilli dip. Great people great food

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 12 July 2019

Went to Gold Reef City and enjoyed the lunch offering at Calisto's. The prawns, chicken and fish and chips were great. The chicken was Portuguese style, slow roasted and delicious. Prawns was nice and so was the hake and chips. The chips were not the...regular kind, it was like the "Simba" styled and freshly made. The weekday lunchtime deals are great. Will be back for more.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 7 July 2019

The food and atmosphere was excellent. The service was great. Extensive Portuguese menu. Thoroughly enjoyed our meal.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 15 April 2019

had a quick business lunch, had the chicken and chips and it was outstanding. The Peri Peri sauces is amazing and the service was quick and polite.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 24 March 2019 via mobile

We were looking for a place to eat and ended up by accidentally at this establishment! Best lunch I’ve had in years! The bread were incredible and my steak was out of this world! Their chips is soooo good! Everyone in the group could not...stop talking about how good the food was! Will definitely go back!More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

The staff and management were friendly and unobtrusive, so unobtrusive that the waiter had to be called more than once. For the price the food was well cooked but honestly not of wow quality. The salad served as an option with our main meals was...small and lacking any imagination... quartered tomatoes, lettuce and cucumber. At a restaurant I expect the chef to outdo my home abilities, he didn't.More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

This place has some of the best, and most well prepared food. The menu has a fantastic variety for every type of palate, and even though the menu is so vast, everything is done with the best of care. Their prawns are fantastic, ribs are...among the best I've tasted, trinchado; both filling and yummy and the chicken always done to perfection! There's really nothing to fault.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Actually split the platter for 1 and it was sufficient for two people. Service was fine and overall a good meal.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Very pleased I stopped by here for a casual supper whilst staying at the hotel. The service was great - friendly and efficient. I ordered a steak, which was served, cooked as requested in next to no time. Well worth a visit if at the...casino!More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Went to Calisto' s last night with family, what a fantastic atmosphere , food was delicious , servers were on point and were there to assist , will recommend this restaurant to anyone who enjoys good Portuguese food.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Service was awesome. Restaurant was very busy yet they quickly got us a table for eight Service was quick and awesome. Food was delivered very quickly for such a busy time of night and the food was absolutely awesome Great taste and awesome flavor. Really...awesome service guys Calisto’s definitely a favorite on my listMore

Date of visit: March 2018
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Calisto's Portuguese Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5