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Er Buco

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Linksfield Terace Shopping Centre | Linksfield Road, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 882 1318
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Johannesburg
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133 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been a few times and always consistent quality of homely food. The tripe highly recommended so are all other dishes.

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Thank RuiFragoso
Johannesburg
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90 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Not the first time that I visit this restaurant and I am happy to see that the level of quality remain very good. Family Italian food freshly made. Good service with well trained staff.

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Thank RuiFragoso
Auburn, Alabama, United States
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81 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed dinner tonight with friends at Er Buco. The owner was very attentive, and the restaurant was full of mostly regulars. At our table we ordered canneloni, saltimbuca, lamb shank and sirloin with pepper sauce. The food was nice, and the servers were fantastic from the garlic foccacia appetizer through the salad and main course, all the way to... More 

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Thank Pam B
Johannesburg, South Africa
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202 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

As we entered the smell put us off. Very cold inside they need to invest in some heating equipment. Poor service from a very unhappy looking waiter .Food was also very bland.

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Thank DB1076
Boksburg, South Africa
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

We have been to Er Buco many many times and every time you have delicious food regardless of what you order and the service is great. What a pleasure to witness this level of consistency over 10 years we have been to this restaurant, regardless of day of week. Highly recommended for authentic Italian cuisine.

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Thank Dale7005
Johannesburg
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

This is always my first choice of restaurant, Italian or other, because the owner, Anna, is the original "Mama." I have been going there for over forty years, and I cannot remember one occasion where I have been disappointed. (Okay, once we pitched up and the whole restaurant had been booked out for a private function, so we were disappointed... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

We have eaten here twice and both times the meal was very average. I found my pasta dish to be very bland and my husbands gnocchi was very doughy. The rock shandy I had was very weak and I had to ask the waiter for more bitters. The worst was the coffee, I would think being an Italian restaurant that... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

We were late coming home and the storm was raging so we nipped off the N3 highway into Linksfield Terrace and found Er Burco open in a Monday evening. Good Italian food and quite nice surroundings. The brinjal starter is excellent but the snails were certainly different. Steak was good, pizzas were tasty but on the small side and my... More 

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Thank Nigel B
Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

We dined at this restaurant yesterday for lunch. It was not our choice but our friends' choice of restaurant. The restaurant is dark and the seats are exceptionally hard as they are not upholstered. The service was passable however the food was not. Beef Carpaccio as a starter was totally with out any spices and as bland as could be... More 

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Thank FoodloverJHB
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

The food was great. Pasta and pizza done to perfection. Owner always around and even takes you to your seat. Great dining experience.

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Thank Michael K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Linksfield Terace Shopping Centre | Linksfield Road, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 882 1318
Description
An established independant restaurant on the east side of Johannesburg

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