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Franco's Pizzeria and Trattoria

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Tyrone Street | Parkview, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 646 5449
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (20 reviews)
“minestrone” (3 reviews)
“carpaccio” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
Tyrone Street | Parkview, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Going to Franco's recently was like going home. The restaurant is always full. We managed to get a table and immediately we were served as dinner guests rather than clients. My two cousins enjoyed the same pasta dish but I had the chicken diabolo with...More

Thank Alanmaker
Reviewed 1 week ago

Consistently excellent, great portions,first bottle of wine no corkage,lots of options We will be back time and again

Thank sameastwoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever I come to Johannesburg on my annual visit to South Africa this always top of my list of where to go to eat with the family and friends. As this is a very popular restaurant, I advise you to always book. Franco is a...More

1  Thank watchman2015
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

While visiting our children we decided to order take aways from Franco's. We ordered pizza's and pastes for 4 people and was very impressed with the service and quality of the all the orders. Franco's must be one of the best Italian restaurants in Johannesburg....More

Thank JP S
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We were a party of 5 visiting Francos. Reservations is essential. Service was good and friendly. The food was exceptionally good and well presented. The specials are worth the try - our choices were Salsicca Pizza, 2 Del Giorno and Merluzzo - lovely! Will definitely...More

Thank Flip-Alet
Reviewed 13 January 2018

A warm and friendly family run Italian Restaurant in leafy Parkview. Very popular with local residents for good reason. The best pizzas and other delicious Italian comfort food. This restaurant never disappoints

Thank ruths938
FrancoForleo, Owner at Franco's Pizzeria and Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, it's much appreciated .

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Best pollo limone I have had so far. Packed with flavours and still very moist. Real Italian ambiance.

Thank EmielHanekamp
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This family-run Italian pizzeria and trattoria has been around for many years and it offers affordable meals, served with predictable consistency you might only expect from more expensive establishments. Franco Forleo, the ‘patriarch’ of the family keeps a keen eye on what is produced in...More

Thank flashflash99
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Franco’s is a firm favourite with locals and we were delighted to get a table for our dinner with good friends. Being long standing fans, (over at least 15 years) it was good to see this restaurant continues to deliver excellent food, outstanding service, warm...More

Thank Peglegg
Reviewed 11 September 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, 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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