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Ciao Baby

) #693 of 1,038 Restaurants in Johannesburg €€ - €€€ Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza
Cedar Avenue, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 705 2770
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“gelato” (6 reviews)
“pizza” (15 reviews)
“lamb chops” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Cedar Avenue, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Been here since the opening, quality and taste were really close to Italy. Really disappointed twice this week. Chef has probably changed, quality of ingredients too and Giacomo not around = recipe to disaster. Even our 7 years old noticed a change and couldn't eat...More

Thank andrejnb
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came to enjoy a special lunch together on a Saturday afternoon. Unfortunately, we both felt quite disappointed by the end of the experience. I had the Salsiccia pasta - a favourite of mine for years however I found that my pasta...More

Thank Megan C W
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

40 minutes before waiter came to our table which was after frantic asking I grabbed him by his chef uniform. Then another 30 minutes for my order. In the meantime the manager is going from table to table checking except our table. I won't go...More

Thank BeskyN
Reviewed 29 May 2017

we went to se some shows so we had some drinks here. it is a beautiful place. you may sit inside or outside. the staff is friendly and helpful

Thank cobusTheunissen
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Time and again this restaurant is consistently good. We took an Italian guest there for lunch this Sunday and he was not disappointed. My salad "Caesar with smoked salmon" was simply scrumptious, a meal I have developed a craving for! The house Chardonnay is also...More

Thank truditruz
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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Ciao baby restaurants are franchise in South Africa. Good Italian classic and average wine lists. What I like about Ciao baby is the consistency with each restaurant, good quality ingredients and good service. Oh yes and the most important part, it's the homemade ice cream...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

The pizza was good but the service wasn't. Fine for a quick meal but not the best place to have a relaxing and social tome.

Thank Diana O
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Had an impromptu dinner at Ciao Baby last night and it was very good. My lamb chops were absolutely delicious - tender, juicy, tasty. It was a simple meal with chips. My wife has here chops well done (which is a waste).... I also had...More

Thank africantravel
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely restaurant, very Italian styled. Great atmosphere, homie feeling with Italian face brick interior and dimmed lights. The main course was good, but not wow. Mango Sorbet was fantastic. One criticism: the cutlery was not clean, we had to replace it twice. Hence, lower rating.

Thank KirillOussov
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

It's a pity the staff care so little about their customers because the food is actually quite good. For example, the gelato is easily the best in Joburg but to be greeted with "What do you want?" Is extremely off putting, to then be served...More

Thank Marle M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cedar Avenue, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 705 2770
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