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Trattoria Renato

39 Greenhill Road | Emmarentia, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 646 9203
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
5 Oct 2017
“Home Cooked Comfort Food!”
11 Aug 2017
“Must Visit”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
39 Greenhill Road | Emmarentia, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

I preferred it before...many years ago. My pasta was tasty but my husband's Alfredo was very mediocre. Ice cream was nice was very dissappointed in the creme brulle, have had better from supermarkets. Restaurant only had 8 people (including us) the whole of lunch. Service...More

Thank stayer16
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Always enjoy my meal at Renata's and yet to order the same thing twice. So you definitely can't go wrong even by choosing your meal blindfolded 😉

Thank Noelene J
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Over the years we have frequented Trattoria Renato .... way long before the new partnership came into being. Although some changes have been made, and the food is pretty constant, one can't help noticing that there are certain changes which have been made and others...More

Thank Anthea Memory A
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

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.

Thank jleone435
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 28 January 2017

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!

Thank SWelz
Reviewed 1 October 2016

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

Thank LW1214
Reviewed 24 August 2016

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!

Thank MaxLoe
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We were looking for something new for a Sunday lunch . After a quick search we found this . The food , service and set up was all great . The prices were very reasonable a typical restaurant for the surrounding areas close by ....More

Thank AlanMendy
Reviewed 14 June 2016

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.

Thank kirith2301
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Greenhill Road | Emmarentia, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 646 9203
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