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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow what a special find! Lovely atmosphere, really good food. Relaxed atmosphere. Will DEFINITELY be back. ❤️🍕 Also has veal, baked pastas, seafood etc.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 3 March 2024

First time . Had enough of pseudo italians that think they can cook Italian. Also of Italian franchise restaurants that charge over R200 for an average plate of pasta. TAKE THE ADVICE OF AN ITALIAN : FOOD MAGNIFICENT, PURE ITALIAN TRADITIONAL FOOD , SALVATORE (...the owner ) a great host and involved personally in the cooking. Very accommodating. Portions size as they should be , generous. Ingredients first class . Service good , PATRICIA a real gem . A supporter and a fan starting today . Grazie tanto Slavatore, non vedo l'ora di tornare.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 31 January 2024 via mobile

Nice place, a bit scruffy could do with a cleanup. Good pizza mussels mmmmm not so great. But a bit of home in it all. Sometimes the whole thing is food ambiance and timing.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 29 December 2022

Authentic casual Italian meals on offer, we have loved the mixed salad with its unique carrot and vinaigrette dressing with both Pizza and Sunday roast beef and veg meals. The service is always too pleasant and attentive.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 19 June 2022 via mobile

Flies everywhere. Dirty silverwear and glasses. Couldn't stay long enough to order. The waitresses also don't seem to care, they'll bring filth to your table.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 22 May 2021 via mobile

A cosy compact spot, authentic Italian morsels. Lovely large portions and great value for money. A great spot for a casual meal.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 29 June 2020 via mobile

What a great restaurant. Our group got 4 takeaway pizzas and i must say the pizza was absolutely spectacular. The staff were very friendly also... Really recommended for awesome authentic Italian style

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 13 November 2019

Cosa Nostra is a northern suburbs institution bringing authentic Sicilian food and drink to Norwood. Friendly service, good value. Try them

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 15 March 2019

Nice place to be, best pizza in town, family place and real Italian cuisine. Very affordable price and quality of food.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

A real Italian eatery in Norwood. Brilliant dishes of a wide variety with some Italian wines available. Not fancy. Plain and unpretentious, but hearty. Love it.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Sit down was too loud (TVs blaring) and too dark. But, take away pizza was ok. Nothing special, and waitresses were dour and unfriendly. OK in a pinch.....

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Salvatore and his staff are an institution in Norwood . Great Food , Diverse clientele , The waitress's are knowledgeable , friendly and attentive . Did I say Great food ! and a wide selection.

Date of visit: October 2017
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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

What a great place to have true Sicilian food! Has atmosphere in this tiny shopping center and the owner, Salvatore, has such a beautiful smile, warm heart, and fantastic food!

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We went to the restaurant on a Saturday night with friends . First time there . The waitress was very knowledgeable on all specials . Service was great as well as the food . The menu is vast with lots of variety. Portions are huge...as well as value for money . This may become a favorite place in future .More

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

Tucked away in a little corner, this restaurant might look more like a little take out place from the outside. But, once inside the atmosphere is nothing other than resplendent. You are greeted with a warm feeling by both the decor and the owner, brightening...the first impression of the place. The cozy surroundings makes the place vibrant and familiar, seeing smiling faces all around. There is no shortage of Service, which is pleasant as it is quick. The food itself can only be classified as divine. What else is there to expect from Italian cuisine. And yet, as a person of German origin, have found this place to harbor the greatest Schnitzel in Johannesburg so far made with the finest veal as tradition dictates of a German dish. The House Specials are one of my favorites, bringing a taste to the palate that is appetizing and can only be topped with their fine selection of wines. Either for a romantic dinner for two or a party of more, this place is definitely the stop to make if you're in Norwood looking for a good time and a great meal.More

Date of visit: March 2016
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Cosa Nostra is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 5