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Pronto

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Colony Shopping Center | Jan Smuts Ave, Craighall, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 447 4346
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Mon 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Johannesburg
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Probably the best Italian food in Johannesburg and very well priced. Being someone who hardly "experiments" with food, and by experiment I mean having chicken instead of lamb, I can confidently say that at Pronto you can try every meal, and it will not disappoint. In fact, it will excite, delight and make you do a little dance.

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Thank Pheello N
Eastpointe, Michigan
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we're vegetarian BUT the restaurant was fantastic in accommodating. We had some of the best Italian food of anywhere outside Italy.

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1 Thank Dtroiter
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with family for lunch. Loved every moment. Great service and the food is simply amazing. Wanted to eat everyone else's food because everything looked so good. Definitely need to return multiple times to try everything!

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1 Thank matthew d
Johannesburg, South Africa
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food and service were outstanding. Great ambience and varied menu as well. Would definitely recommend.

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1 Thank jleone435
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226 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Heard so much about the food here so finally gave it a try. Had lunch! Food was really great and just what friends had said it would be. Portions were big too and wine list comfortable. Waiting staff were very friendly and knowledgeable but perhaps a little slow in taking and executing our drinks order. The food was freshly cooked... More 

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1 Thank Anthony B
JoBurg, Mandela Land
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We have frequented Pronto for a good many years, but our experience on Saturday night left much to be desired. More awkward for me is that we took friends for dinner with us after we had raved about their Italian food... After taking our seats we waited almost 10 minutes to order our drinks and request menus to order from.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I don't go there often but every time I do I absolutely love it. Italian restaurant at its best , feels like an Italian nona is in the kitchen. Good ambiance, generous portion, adequate pricing and delicious food with good service - perfect combination. Food is prepared in a traditional and authentic way.

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Thank nik6311
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I must be honest, I eat nothing other than the fettuccine bolognese when I go to or take away from Pronto, and I am traditionally not a bolognese lover. It is the absolute best bolognese I have ever tasted and its so good, I have no desire to order any other main off of the menu. That coupled with the... More 

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1 Thank Duwayne d
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I've been to Pronto a couple of times and the food has always been good. Nice vibe for a lazy Sunday afternoon lunch

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1 Thank Kareena I
Johannesburg, South Africa
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

A bistro worth travelling to, lovely local authentic Italian. Always welcome, order a couple of things from the menu and share.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Colony Shopping Center | Jan Smuts Ave, Craighall, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 447 4346

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