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Sovereign Street, Bedfordview 2094, South Africa
+27 11 616 2249
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible13%
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“feijoada” (2 reviews)
“prawns” (11 reviews)
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Portuguese, Mediterranean, European
$$ - $$$
Sovereign Street, Bedfordview 2094, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had chicken giblets very good Main course prawns and peri peri chicken also very good Excellent service and very reasonablely priced Very authentic Portuguese restaurant

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RayL127
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Having explored most of the notable Portuguese eateries in the south of Johannesburg I arrived here for the first time last week. I was lucky to get a parking, close enough to be marked “Disabled Parking”, (which it was not marked as), so lucky me....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Pietsteyn2
Reviewed August 7, 2018

If you want authentic Portuguese food then this is the place to go. The service isn't the best but the food makes up for it. Be sure to book in advance

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SouthAfricaAngel
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Although not located in a well lit area, but quite a bit of parking at the door. Inside is a proper Portuguese cafe. Decor and atmosphere leaves little to the imagination of sitting in Portugal in that moment. I would suggest making a reservation. Being...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank DazzaB777
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

I called to make a booking on the Tuesday for Thursday evening. Called again Thursday afternoon to confirm the booking. Arrived at 19:20 and the owner/manager, Michael, looked around at his waiters to find out where the reserved table was. Was told to sit at...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Tracy N
Reviewed March 31, 2018

We will always visit O' Vicente when we are in Johannesburg, it is an authentic Portuguese restaurant with great food. A must with your meal is a 2M Mozambique beer. After your meal try a espresso coffee laced with Portuguese 1920 brandy! We suggest you...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank _cpplas
Reviewed March 13, 2018

this restaurant is a gem. the Portuguese fair is excellent, and provides fantastic value for money the starters of chicken liver peri peri are full of flavour and with addition of their homemade sauce makes for a fantastic fiesty starter. also good are the prego...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank paull130658
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Must have daily specials, feijoada, dobrada, cozido, etc excellent value for money. No fancy frills just good tasty food.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Marco_VDBP
Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

The food was average and very salty and the manager was rude and unapproachable. The food was affordable but wouldn't go back again

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank TracyS3393
Reviewed September 5, 2017

What a lovely surprise to find an authentic Portuguese setting and delicious food at reasonable prices in the heart of Bedfordview, Johannesburg, last Sunday. it was our first visit, with mussels, chicken livers and trinchado for starters, prawns for mains and coffee to wash it...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Theo D
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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  • Address: Sovereign Street, Bedfordview 2094, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Bedfordview
  • Phone Number: +27 11 616 2249
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