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Pomodoro Ristorante

Rivonia RD Morningside | Morningside Shopping Centre Rivonia corner Outspan roads, Sandton, South Africa
+27 87 940 3811
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good50%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (21 reviews)
“fresh chilli” (2 reviews)
“carne” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
Rivonia RD Morningside | Morningside Shopping Centre Rivonia corner Outspan roads, Sandton, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 134 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lasagne portion tiny, my husband's left hungry. Pizza base was undercooked and flopped when trying to eat it. Very disappointing restaurant.More

Thank SGJHB
Stefano M, Owner at Pomodoro Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good day SGHJB, I am sorry you found our restaurant disappointing. We are a very traditional Italian restaurant and try to make the experience as authentic as possible. Our portion sizes, by no means small (or tiny), are designed to be part of a traditional...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017

A typical Italian restaurant with a good range of pasta, pizza and meat and fish dishes located in a mall. The service is prompt and good, except that it is sometimes difficult to attract the attention of your waiter when you need him. The food...More

Thank Jozisam
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I used to dine at this restaurant frequently when I lived in Johannesburg. I visited in May when back for a business visit and left somewhat disappointed. My friend and I went for lunch and ordered a steak salad each. The steak was off, to...More

Thank Thehefza
Stefano M, Owner at Pomodoro Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Good day Thehefza, I am terribly sorry about your last experience at Pomodoro. You are right that the fillet should not have been served if it was off. We made a mistake and I do apologize. We are a very busy restaurant and are lucky...More

Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Used the Trip Advisor "what's near me" feature and found this place. What a great surprise. Is in a smallish center - Morningside Shopping Center, but had great service and great food. The lasagne was so good and the crumbed veal and mash was lovely....More

Thank Frank_ZA
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Nice little local spot where the service is great and the waiters remember you and your favourite order :-) food ranges from pizza to salads to fillet and fish-all the meals are tasty and made with good ingredients... We have our Std order-my hubby has...More

Thank Nicole C
Stefano M, Owner at Pomodoro Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Good day Nicole, thank you for the great review. I look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers, Stefano, very proud owner of Pomodoro

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

What makes this restaurant better than other Italian restaurants in the area is presence of the owner, the quality of the food and the great service. From the pizzas and pastas through to the mains such as chicken and the ribeye, the food cannot be...More

Thank Beechman1
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

The best Italian food in Johannesburg by far? Service wonderful, food, gnocchi out of this world, pizza excellent, salads, yummy. And then desert, the crepe Suzette's are just evil. Wonderful MealMore

Thank 99julesm
Stefano M, Owner at Pomodoro Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Hi Jules, I am very glad you liked our restaurant and thank you for sharing your thoughts with the greater electronic community. It is always exciting to find out our hard work is being recognized. I hope to see you at Pomodoro soon again. Cheers,...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We have been many times to this restaurant, over the years, and have always had an excellent meal. If you like Italian food I would highly recommend it. Their specials are always seasonal, innovative and different. It has a good vibe and the staff has...More

Thank Emanuela F
Stefano M, Owner at Pomodoro Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Thank you very much Emanuela for such and awesome review. I hope we can keep serving you our great food for many more years. Cheers, Stefano, very proud owner of Pomodoro

Reviewed 26 February 2017

We are italian, and we were in South Africa for holidays. Once in Johannesburg we decided to try this restaurant to see if we were able to find a little piece of Italy in the other side of the world. Well, we were amazed by...More

1  Thank ilcieffe
Stefano M, Owner at Pomodoro Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Ciao "ilcieffe", thank you very much for such great review. I am of the opinion one should respect the origin of recipes and keep them as traditional as possible. Too many restaurants will commercialize their offering by making it more palatable to the country they...More

Reviewed 15 February 2017

Pomodoro has been a favourite of mine for a while now. It offers the best Italian food in town, delightful service, querky glasses and the best crepe suzettes ever!

1  Thank 99julesm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rivonia RD Morningside | Morningside Shopping Centre Rivonia corner Outspan roads, Sandton, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 87 940 3811
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