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Franco's Pizzeria and Trattoria

Tyrone Street | Parkview, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 646 5449
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (20 reviews)
“la pizza” (2 reviews)
“minestrone” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
Tyrone Street | Parkview, Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I have been to Franco's several times in the past, mostly eating chicken or veal which were really great! This was my first attempt at a pizza...but what a disappointment! Definately the worst pizza I ever had, eating only one slice! It was supposed to...More

Thank henningGV
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We met at Francos family restaurant for a business lunch and we had an amazing experience. The menu was small but it covered everything. Nice cold beer and great service. We will return

Thank eddell362
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Welcoming, friendly and cosy atmosphere; delicious pasta and risotto. Once a month we go to a new restaurant, Franco's is worth another visit

Thank Corne1302
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Franco's is a long standing favourite of ours. It offers not only the most delicious Italian food in Johannesburg, but also a cosy, family friendly, inviting atmosphere. The staff are all wonderfully friendly and you feel as though you are welcomed into the family, just...More

Thank Jules_G31
Reviewed 15 August 2017 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 5 August 2017

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 6 August 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

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