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“Fantastic Italian”
Review of Cosa Nostra

Cosa Nostra
Ranked #226 of 1,229 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Cuisines: Italian
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Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

What a great place to have true Sicilian food! Has atmosphere in this tiny shopping center and the owner, Salvatore, has such a beautiful smile, warm heart, and fantastic food!

Thank Leslie L
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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We went to the restaurant on a Saturday night with friends . First time there . The waitress was very knowledgeable on all specials . Service was great as well as the food . The menu is vast with lots of variety. Portions are huge as well as value for money . This may become a favorite place in future .

Thank AlanMendy
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

Tucked away in a little corner, this restaurant might look more like a little take out place from the outside. But, once inside the atmosphere is nothing other than resplendent.
You are greeted with a warm feeling by both the decor and the owner, brightening the first impression of the place. The cozy surroundings makes the place vibrant and familiar, seeing smiling faces all around.
There is no shortage of Service, which is pleasant as it is quick. The food itself can only be classified as divine. What else is there to expect from Italian cuisine. And yet, as a person of German origin, have found this place to harbor the greatest Schnitzel in Johannesburg so far made with the finest veal as tradition dictates of a German dish. The House Specials are one of my favorites, bringing a taste to the palate that is appetizing and can only be topped with their fine selection of wines.

Either for a romantic dinner for two or a party of more, this place is definitely the stop to make if you're in Norwood looking for a good time and a great meal.

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Thank gabs24448
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

So folks, it is not the most elegant and beautiful Italian spot.... not even close. But the staff are hilarious, competent and welcoming. I have not eaten anything that was bad, the portions and food is delicious. I find it very well priced. As to finding anything foreign in the food, I have this to say: Whenever you eat out, there is ALWAYS going to be something foreign in the food! That why we have well developed anti-microbial acids in your stomach!!
All I say is for well priced good Italian food and excellent authentic pizza, you gotta go. Fini.

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Thank tsotsi2
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

This authentic gem of an Italian restaurant is a real treat. The pizzas and pastas are always outstanding and the mussels are a house speciality. The staff are all super-efficient and friendly. The restaurant where everyone treats you like part of the family. Owner Salvatore is a national treasure. Buonissima!

Thank peterjohndutoit
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