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Restaurante Parreirinha

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No. 9, 6th Street | La Rochelle, Johannesburg 2190, South Africa
+27 11 435 3809
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The experience that we had was shocking. We reserved a table for 6:00 on a Saturday evening and were put in a small room with a party of 20. We could not hear our selves talk – literally. We asked to be moved and despite there being a number of empty tables, we were told that that was the only... More 

Thank MikeMaree
Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome, quaint restaurant with friendly staff & wonderful food. Not situated in the best area but car guards present. Warm atmosphere & wonderful prices. Prawns a must!!!

Thank Dezi L
Sandton, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simply the best Portuguese restaurant in Johannesburg. This is the 3rd time I have dined here and have never been disappointed. This time we were a big group of 28, nevertheless, the service was very good and the food all came out at the same time and was excellent, from the steaks to the seafood. The prawns, an all time... More 

Thank T3888WGchristopher
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Even though the area is a bit dodgy the visit here is absolutely worth it! Prawn cakes the best in the universe. Amazing seafood options. Hidden gem in Johannesburg.

Thank Miracles_d0_Happen
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Be sure to book at this very popular restaurant. Service is very good and food, great. Prawns done in lemon butter were very soft. Portion sizes large as the dishes are served with rice and chips. You will not leave hungry. Only negative is that smoking is aloud in the vibey section of the restaurant.

Thank Colleen_Naude
Sandton, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

ambiance as good as ever and food consistently good. Ordered two x 12 Queen prawns. The menu did not have the price, but SQ instead. Eating out regularly we did not enquire about the price as we had a rough idea of what queen prawn cost at other restaurants. We were however quite shocked when we received the bill of... More 

2 Thank Ugen M G
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Started with 2M beer from Mozambique. Went on to a feast of prawns and langoustines. You have to have them with the home made chili sauce. Coupled with some great wine, not very much that could be faulted on this team year-end dinner.

Thank Rajen V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful! Food takes me back to my childhood where Avo would cook her heart out. Quality ingredients and you can really taste the love. It's Tuesday and it's full. That says a lot. Please order the oysters if you're a fan.. Prawns are a hit, sangria full of different fruits and fried rice as in Porto Portugal. The fillet... More 

Thank Chantaldossantos
Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

If you ever want to eat true authentic Portuguese food (and my husband is a true Portuguese authentic eater) there is no better place than Parreirinha. We have been returning to this restaurant for over 25 years and never once can you complain - unless you don't know what Portuguese food should taste like Bread - firstly, the best, prawns,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Came here whilst visiting family in Joburg, it's not in the best part of town but once you were outside the restaurant it was ok with door staff and car parking right near the restaurant. Numerous parties in on the night we ate but never made an impact on the service we received. Lovely food and wine, well priced and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Portuguese, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 9, 6th Street | La Rochelle, Johannesburg 2190, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 435 3809
Run by the Da Cunha Family.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?