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La Cucina di Ciro

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43 Seventh Avenue | Parktown North, Johannesburg 2120, South Africa
+27 11 442 5187
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Monday
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 21:30
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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is always excellent and always interesting. Chef-owner Ciro knows his stuff and frequently changes the menu (especially the 'specials') so that you're seldom bored for choice. His personal touch matters a lot though. When he is not there, the experience can be a little indifferent.

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Thank flashflash99
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sat outside under the trees in spite of the Jacarandas dropping wet fodder on us. You could easily forget that you're in the middle of a busy road. The Gnocchi was amazing - not doused in so much sauce that it was lost. The lamb and salmon were also declared to be very good. Rounded off by a Dom Pedro.... More 

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Thank lorraine884
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu is fairly extensive and varied especially if you add the daily specials. Each dish is a unique experience and we were delighted with each different one we chose. The menu is really designed to explore tast sensations.

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Thank Mark B
Johannesburg, South Africa
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal at Cucina de Ciro in Parktown North last week ... fabulous butternut gnocchi, probably the best I have ever eaten. Followed by roast quail and roast duck. Quail was my favourite, but both were great. The only unsuccessful item was the side order of spinach which was overly garlicky. Good waiter, Mishak, and impressed to be able to... More 

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Thank Kitchen Sanity J
Pretoria, South Africa
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were a party of eight people and celebrated a birthday on Saturday. With the number of people at the restaurant one can be sure that you will receive excellent food. It was buzzing with people. Our waiter, Bonny, was great in servicing the table and making some extra jokes! The food was divine and all was really fresh. The... More 

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Thank Wscott010
Vancouver, Canada
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Cozy place. Great food and excellent service. The Chef comes to each table to let you know what the specials are.

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Thank Vancity-Annie
Kloof, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Outstanding service, ambience, food, - just perfect. Beautifully decorated and attention to detail is everywhere. Well done.

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Thank Kelsey B
Pretoria, South Africa
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Have eaten here many times and have never been let down. Chief is a great host and all the staff are really friendly. The food is excellent and combined with the laid back peaceful setting makes for a great way to spend a Sunday.

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Thank kevin f
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

It was my first time visiting to this Italian restaurant. It has such lovely home set up and very friendly staff. The chef comes to your table and tells about the menu and their specials. Try their oven roasted duck, it was one of my best duck ever. My wife had a pasta dish, and she loved it. Will be... More 

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Thank BONGS14
Johannesburg
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89 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Had dinner at the restaurant with my wife. Booked a table earlier which was easy and the restaurant was easy to find. Plenty of parking available with security present to watch the cars. The restaurant ambience was good and the decor is nice. Dishes and specials were well explained. Food was really well presented and lookes appealing. I had a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Seventh Avenue | Parktown North, Johannesburg 2120, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 442 5187
Description
In a society where everything is about the pace of modern living, sometimes we need to be reminded to take the time to enjoy one's food while sitting around a dinner table.

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