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Pronto

Colony Shopping Center | Jan Smuts Ave, Craighall, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 447 4346
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (42 reviews)
“salsiccia” (4 reviews)
“chilli” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Colony Shopping Center | Jan Smuts Ave, Craighall, Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 128 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I decided to have a late lunch and stopped by without a booking. We were greeted by real friendly staff and had a great lunch. We had a Focaccia Rosmarino as a starter and Pam had a Beef, Spinach, Pine Nuts &...More

Thank Bruce C
Natasha M, Owner at Pronto, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Bruce thanks for your lovely review we so enjoy it when our customers have a positive experience. Thank you for your patronage and we look forward to hosting you again soon.

Reviewed 29 April 2018

Been to this restaurant a few times and my expectation is always met with excellent service and outstanding food. It's dependably good, reliably good. Even in large groups... They get it right. The pasta is superb, especially the salmon, peas and vodka..... Wow!

Thank maxinea963
Natasha M, Owner at Pronto, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello and THANK YOU for your lovely review. We are so grateful for the positive feedback and look forward to sharing your kind words with our team. Happy dining and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Natasha

Reviewed 8 April 2018

I have travelled extensively and eaten at some of the best Italian restaurants in the world and I can honestly say that Pronto is still rated right up there with the best. To maintain consistency is for me very important. Well done Natasha and her...More

Thank Sam E
Natasha M, Owner at Pronto, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

What a kind and positive review - I so look forward to sharing it with our whole team. Thank you so much - we are very grateful for your patronage and look forward to hosting you again. Happy dining. Natasha

Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Popped in for supper on a Thursday evening. The restaurant was quite busy and we got a table on the covered balcony. Definitely changed a lot since I was last here. The real Italian feel was some how lost in the reno! During the evening...More

Thank r0bbie2
Natasha M, Owner at Pronto, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Hi there. Thank you so much for your constructive criticism. I have shared it with all our team and we will do our best to use your review to better our service and standards. Consistency is indeed the aim of the game but as it...More

Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We were a group of around 10 people. We went to Pronto’s for a birthday dinner and we had absolutely no complains. The lady who attended us was very kind and helpful. The food is the best italian food you can find in Johanesburg, from...More

Thank Nipi35
Natasha M, Owner at Pronto, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Hi there - thanks so much for your lovely review. We look forward to sharing it with our team as we value kindness and being of service above all else. Apologies that we don't have our own bathrooms - something to aspire to in the...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We visited on the 23rd of Feb, and had Ali(hope I have the right spelling) serving us. Fortunately we did the reservation, the restaurant was packed and very busy, but we did not wait for long for our food and Ali served us well. The...More

Thank Citycactus
Natasha M, Owner at Pronto, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Hi there. Thank you for letting us know that Ali served you well and that you enjoyed the ambiance but not the food. We will share this review with the staff as we do all reviews in the hope of improving our standard. Happy dining...More

Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We visited quite a number of Mediterranean restaurants in the past but Pronto's meals were the best. The pasta was delicious and the wine the waiter suggested was excellent. Well done. ..see you soon

Thank mariodewet
Natasha M, Owner at Pronto, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Hello and thank you for your kind and lovely review. It is with pleasure that I will share it with all the staff. Happy dining and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Natasha

Reviewed 16 January 2018

Love this place & hope it is just as good our next trip to Joburg! We had brunch, lunch and dinners here. It is a easy walk from Liz at Lancaster guest house. a bit of shopping surrounding it which makes for a nice outing....More

Thank mcj79
Natasha M, Owner at Pronto, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review. We are a Neighbourhood Restaurant and thankful to Liz for recommending us to you. We hope to see you on your next trip again. Natasha

Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Even though they were fully booked on a Friday afternoon, they managed to accommodate. While all the other restaurants had a few patrons, Pronto was packed! The lasagne and house special pasta (with fennel pork sausage) was incredible and very very tasty. Food was fresh...More

Thank Wingnuts123
Natasha M, Owner at Pronto, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Your kind words are the most wonderful start to the year! We are so grateful for your positive review and it is with the greatest of pleasure I will share it with ALL of our staff. We so look forward to hosting you again and...More

Reviewed 30 December 2017

Very carefully read the reviews from the Tripadvisor before we booked this restaurant today.Because I had a food poisening at Olivia’s restaurant yesterday. We were all more than happy with our meals with the atmosphere and very professional service. The restaurant was full.The meals were...More

Thank Kvolkova
Natasha M, Owner at Pronto, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We hope to be able to host you again soon and thank you for your patronage. Natasha M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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