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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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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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Olivedale Corner Centre | Corner of Olive & President Fouche Roads, Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 867 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have waited years for an opportunity to go to this restaurant and always heard how AMAZING it is, so I was a little disappointed. We went on a Thursday evening. The service was outstanding. We originally booked an table outdoor but changed our minds...More

Thank KarenT1097
cafedelsolsa, Owner at Cafe del Sol Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Karen Thanks for your visit and for your feedback, only from your feedback can we address where we have gone wrong. The noise levels in our Classico Olivedale store can be very high and we are aware of it and are working on putting...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Now I must admit we are suckers for a good meal. Cafe del Sol never disappoints. Our favourite is the grilled salmon, shroom risotto and of course the home made ice-creams!

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

Hello there Wow thanks so much for your honest wonderful review. We love to serve good food to good people. We hope to see you again soon soon. Take care Regards The Classico team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is down the road from me, and we have visited it many times, and not once have we been disappointed. The service is professional and surreptitious, the decor is inviting, but the best part is the FOOD!! Honest, fresh ingredients cooked to enhance...More

Thank 747swan
cafedelsolsa, Owner at Cafe del Sol Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello there Wow thanks for the rave review. We so appreciate your feedback and your honesty. Seems you are close by. We hope to see you soon to serve you some more Cafe del Sol style food. Thanks so much Regards, The Classico team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything about our evening and this restaurant was absolutely superb. From the food to the service - WOW!!!! There is nothing I can fault with this restaurant. I would recommend it to anyone wanting a good evening out with great food and awesome atmosphere!!!

Thank brigittej669
cafedelsolsa, Owner at Cafe del Sol Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Brigitte Thank you so much for your amazing 5 star review. We so appreciate your feedback and recommendation. We hope to see you again soon to share more Cafe del Sol love. Regards, The Classico team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fan of Cafe del Sol Botanico, I was keen to try out the "older brother" in the Cafe del Sol family, and I was not disappointed. The decor and feel of the restaurant is different: more cafe than the yuppie brother, BUT the food...More

Thank taylorg22018
cafedelsolsa, Owner at Cafe del Sol Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello there Thanks for visiting Classico. Our original and family favourite brain child. Running for 11 years now, Classico is a machine. We so glad you visited even though it is almost on the other side of the track. Most of all we are happy...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cafe is near where i live and was recommended to me by Google as being similar to Corner Cafe. The service is wonderful and the food really nice. Great to find great dinning experiences outside Sandton/Rosebank.More

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

Hello there Thanks so much for your review. A surprise for you is that we have been operating since 2011. Better to meet late than never right :) Thanks for your support, your visit and your very kind words. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

You can pick a dish at random and you guaranteed to enjoy it, great service, amazing vibe and flawless food!! money well spent.

Thank alessio p
cafedelsolsa, Owner at Cafe del Sol Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Hello Alessio Thanks so much for your amazing rave review. We are delighted to see that you enjoyed your experience with us and we hope to see you again soon. Take care The Classico Team

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Not the first visit, we have been there several times. Clearly: - one of the best restaurants in town - much better than the other branchesMore

Thank Matthias d
cafedelsolsa, Owner at Cafe del Sol Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Hello Matthias Thanks for your review. Being our first born, Classico has had time to become a well oiled machine. It's our family favourite too. Thanks for the amazing compliment of being the best in town. We appreciate it. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018

My wife and I, accompanied by our two guests from Chile, enjoyed dinner at Café del Sol Classico on Saturday 4th August. While a little noisy, the general ambience during our evening was pleasant. The staff were friendly and helpful and the meals we were...More

Thank jsm1941
cafedelsolsa, Owner at Cafe del Sol Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Hello there Thanks for your review and constructive feedback. It does get noisy when its full, I agree with you. We are working on putting some sound proof panels in. Most of all thanks so much for your support. Hope to see you again soon....More

Reviewed 8 August 2018

This is a lovely restaurant with great food and amazing service. The waiters are friendly and attentive and make very good recommendations. I watched in awe as our waiter memorized each persons meal choice, including changes to the set option and delivered every meal perfectly...More

Thank JayeshH24
cafedelsolsa, Owner at Cafe del Sol Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Hello Jayesh Thanks so much for your lovely review. We want to make our clients feel special and part of the family. Our staff are part of our family too and thanks for noticing this attention to detail. We hope to see you again soon....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
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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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