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Cafe del Sol Classico

Olivedale Corner Centre | Corner of Olive & President Fouche Roads, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 704 6493
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood risotto” (22 reviews)
“pavlova” (25 reviews)
“beef wellington” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
Olivedale Corner Centre | Corner of Olive & President Fouche Roads, Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 847 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

lovely food with great ambience. the decor is fabulous and goes with the cuisine , love the selection of wines and other beverages and the fisf dishes are from beyond the blue waters . cafe de sol classico is not to be missed and it...More

Thank Denis & Zita H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is without a doubt my number 1 Restuarant in South Africa.Servive is the new benchmark and the food quality is great and consistent.

Thank elroy_vblerk
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We all were very satisfied with our meals.! Service was excellent. Lovely ambience. We certainly can recommend the Resturant & will return.

Thank LesWagner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant with friendly professional staff. The food was delicious - they were so accommodating, happy to substitute in a creamy sauce for the seafood pasta which was exactly what we wanted. A bit pricey but nice for a special occasion. Definitely a place to...More

Thank Stephanie E
cafedelsolsa, Owner at Cafe del Sol Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Stephanie We aim to please and we are so happy that you enjoyed your visit with us. We only use the freshest and best quality ingredients which does make our dishes on the pricey side. However we have a no compromise ethos when it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely excellent food. I can definitely recommend any of their risotto dishes... my favorite was the chicken breast(superbly cooked) with risotto and a mushroom sauce... Service that competes with world class restaurants. I could Not fault a thing at our dinner here. Definitely my favorite...More

Thank anri_bester
cafedelsolsa, Owner at Cafe del Sol Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Anri Thanks so much for your review.. We are so passionate about our risottos. We make them the way our Nonna taught us and Mamma Luciana runs a tight ship always checking on quality. We are so thrilled to hear your feedback and it...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely MAGNIFICENT. I was recommended this restaurant by a property friend of mine some years back. It is probably the finest restaurant I have been to in a decade and I do travel internationally extensively too. Each of our dishes was unique but made to...More

Thank 602graemel
cafedelsolsa, Owner at Cafe del Sol Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

WOW we thank you for an incredible compliment. This is what makes us do what we do. We are so happy that you had an amazing experience with us and we hope we see you again soon. Kindest regards The Classico Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The stuffed fillet is an absolute must! Tender & juicy with epic flavors makes this a fantastic taste sensation! Definitely one to add to the favorites list!More

Thank KyleJordy
cafedelsolsa, Owner at Cafe del Sol Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Kyle Thanks so much for the visit, the review and the compliment. I will definitely pass the love on. We truly appreciate your feedback and we hope to see you again soon to share more Cafe del Sol love. Have a fabulous day further....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to this restaurant twice and have not been disappointed, another restaurant that makes a good risotto, it has a lovely atmosphere.More

Thank Pratibha N
cafedelsolsa, Owner at Cafe del Sol Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for your review. Risotto is one of our signature dishes and we pride ourselves in making it like Mamma taught us to and making Mamma proud. We appreciate your feedback and appreciate your visit. We hope to see you soon. Kindest...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I want to review the olivedale branch. It was fabulous from the moment we walked in. Samson gave us great service and the lady assistant manager was both professional and warm and friendly. So staff great The food was exceptional. My friend had mushroom risotto...More

Thank Mespey
cafedelsolsa, Owner at Cafe del Sol Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow thanks so much for the amazing feedback and compliments. I will definitely pass it on to our team. I am so thrilled to see that you enjoyed your visit with us and we hope to see you soon when you are in Johannesburg again....More

Reviewed 12 May 2018

Another great evening at the original Cafe del Sol in Olivedale. It is always a great dining experience and remains one of my favourite restaurants in Jhb. The food was outstanding and the service is always good. A perfect venue for every occasion.More

Thank jackieward01
cafedelsolsa, Owner at Cafe del Sol Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Hello Jackie We are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us again. Thanks for taking the time to write an incredible compliment and we hope to see you again soon. Have a delicious day further. Regards, The Cafe del Sol Classico...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Validated Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Olivedale Corner Centre | Corner of Olive & President Fouche Roads, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 704 6493
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