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la scala montecasino

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$$$$
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Montecasino Boulevard, Johannesburg, South Africa
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17:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon 17:30 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Our hosts took us on a tour of the huge Montecasino complex and we stopped here for dinner. We were quickly seated seeing the complex was packed and our meals was served reasonable quickly. Food was tasty and not pricey at all.

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Thank Mako49
Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have never had better Alfredo sauce! The venue was intimate with a lovely atmosphere and the waitron staff and hostess was friendly and efficient! Loved this experience!

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Thank Sasha L
Nairobi, Kenya
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2,438 reviews
837 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 937 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Dinner at the La Scala restaurant in Montecasinno Boulevard is a great experience. Good food friendly service.

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Thank Ibadanboy
Johannesburg, South Africa
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120 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

Menu is well balanced and offers a good variety of Italian dishes. Food is certainly not authentic and lacks robust Italian flavours. One gets the feeling that this restaurant churns out basic food to a busy eatery with little attention to detail and limited flavour. Worst pizzas I have tasted and a lettuce based salad, priced over the moon with... More 

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Thank Traveldelightbb
Sandton, South Africa
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Friday night is date night for my partner and I so we always look forward to a special experience. Unfortunately this was not to be at La Scala. The decor is outdated and tired, wee were placed in the main dining room inside, (I think the balcony overlooking the street looks a lot more appealing) and so is the menu.... More 

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Thank truditruz
Kempton Park, South Africa
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

We went to La Scala for dinner. The staff where very friendly and new there trade. The food was awesome!!! Could highly recommend La Scala for any occasion.

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Thank LeonHoman
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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314 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Whether you want a full scale celebration, family gathering, romantic tete a tete or a quick bite before the theatre, this impressive reconstruction of Milan's La Scala will fit the bill. The restaurant sits on the first floor above the crowded "streets" of Montecasino. Atmospheric decor mixed with true Italian service supported by genuinely cooked specialities. The past this week... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

We had two friends with us and can honestly say that this was probably the best meal i can recall. I had lamb chops out of this world! The others had a special pasta dish they spoke about for days!

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Thank Paul S
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

We celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary at La Scala, in the private dining room and it was such an amazing, happy experience. The food was exceptional with big portions and a great selection. The ambience was sublime and we were made to feel very special.

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Thank Patricia W F
Johannesburg, South Africa
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Attention to detail, with unobtrusive waiters- service absolutely excellent! Food to die for and cooked to perfection - owner takes the time to talk to everyone - highly recommended!

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Thank iamlynnied

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$22
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Montecasino Boulevard, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?