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Franco's Pizzeria and Trattoria Restaurant

Tyrone Street | Parkview, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 646 5449
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (19 reviews)
“la pizza” (2 reviews)
“minestrone” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Tyrone Street | Parkview, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 31 May 2017

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

Thank mellie20002017
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

After hearing good things about Franco's we were keen to experience it for ourselves. Overall it was an underwhelming experience. The pizza base was thick (think old school Pizza Hut) and borderline soggy. Dessert was more disappointing - ice cream and chocolate sauce should be...More

Thank Matthew W
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This excellent Trattoria is an institution in Park View. Excellent meals served with the care that only a family run restaurant can deliver. The daily specials written on a chalkboard are always delicious. the wood fired pizza oven produces possibly the best pizza's in Johannesburg....More

Thank clive_shepherd
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I finally made my way to this institution. This is after hearing on numerous occasions how great the food is. It's a suburban favorite and going on 32 years should be a sign. Menu is wide but not extensive and typical Italian fare. Our meals...More

Thank Globaltrotter74
FrancoForleo, Owner at Franco's Pizzeria and Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review, it's truly appreciated

Reviewed 28 April 2017

Really good food, excellent service and very friendly staff. The prices are really good value. Would definitely recommend a visit.

Thank dct172017
FrancoForleo, Owner at Franco's Pizzeria and Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Thank you very much for your wonderful review...

Reviewed 6 April 2017

I love Franco's. It has great, comfortable pastas and pizzas and no pretensions. To me the best dishes are the Ravioli di Nonna, the Beef Ragout, the Arrabiata and the Putanesca and I struggle to decide which one to order. There are special baked dishes...More

Thank Lynne S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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