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Sovereign Street, Bedfordview 2094, South Africa
+27 11 616 2249
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“feijoada” (2 reviews)
“prawns” (10 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Portuguese, Mediterranean, European
$$ - $$$
Sovereign Street, Bedfordview 2094, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Thank Tracy S
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

Thank Theo D
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Authentic Portuguese plastic table cloths and great food. Great prawns reasonably priced. Shouldn't say too much because fame will spoil this great little restaurant

Thank Lance S
Reviewed May 4, 2017

Absolute best prawns and chicken out there! Situated off the beaten track, friendly staff [speak very little English though] but the food is out of this world!

Thank Andre B
Reviewed May 3, 2017

We enjoyed Sunday lunch at O Vicente. The place was crammed with cheerful families. The casual, friendly atmosphere overtook us and we found ourselves talking to people at adjacent tables and cheerfully accepting the slow service supplied by the rushed staff. The food is Portuguese...More

Thank John B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Location and Contact Information
  • 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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