This quaint, atmospheric restaurant never disappoints with its authentic Italian cuisine. Everything is fresh and hand-made which adds to the restaurant's appeal. Come early to be sure of a seat.
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We tried this after reading the reviews.I had the best fettucine pescatore ever. The staff are friendly and efficient. The tables are close together which makes for a very congenial atmosphere. We chatted to people at neighbouring tables. All great fun and highly recommended. We'll...More
If you're keen for fantastic food and a quiet night out, this is the place. A small, intimate and lovely family restaurant. It's small, so you might have to wait to be seated - but do, because it's worth it!
We recently found Trattoria Renato when we were invited there with friends for lunch. We had an absolutely delightful meal!! One of the best Italian meals we've had in Jo'burg, for sure! In fact we enjoyed it so much, we went back the next weekend...More
Renato's was recommended by friends who have been going there for over 15 years. Excellent Italian food, good service, small and cosy atmosphere. Have now been there 6 times in the last few months - tried a number of dishes and never disappointed!
I have been eating here for years. The pizza by Mario is excellent. I think it is the best Italian food in Joburg. The tables are very close together if you are dining in but I think that goes to the intimacy of the restaurant.
This is one of our family's favorite places to eat in Johannesburg, and it is as consistent and good as it has always been. I never even bother to go beyond the pizza (Sicilian-style, with lots of anchovies), and the same holds for the others:...More
My go-to choice for honest Italian fare in Johannesburg. Get there early though as tables fill up (mostly with locals) soon after the 6pm opening time for dinner service. The ravioli arrabiata is a winner.
Everybody has a favourite little Italian restaurant. This is mine. It's been around for years, but I've only been dining there for the past 5. A tiny little place with a wood-fired oven, with unsophisticated decor and a limited menu - but the food that...More