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Restaurante Parreirinha

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
As featured in Best Food in Johannesburg
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No. 9, 6th Street | La Rochelle, Johannesburg 2190, South Africa
+27 11 435 3809
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Sandton, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

ambiance as good as ever and food consistently good. Ordered two x 12 Queen prawns. The menu did not have the price, but SQ instead. Eating out regularly we did not enquire about the price as we had a rough idea of what queen prawn cost at other restaurants. We were however quite shocked when we received the bill of... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Started with 2M beer from Mozambique. Went on to a feast of prawns and langoustines. You have to have them with the home made chili sauce. Coupled with some great wine, not very much that could be faulted on this team year-end dinner.

Thank Rajen V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful! Food takes me back to my childhood where Avo would cook her heart out. Quality ingredients and you can really taste the love. It's Tuesday and it's full. That says a lot. Please order the oysters if you're a fan.. Prawns are a hit, sangria full of different fruits and fried rice as in Porto Portugal. The fillet... More 

Thank Chantaldossantos
Pretoria, South Africa
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

If you ever want to eat true authentic Portuguese food (and my husband is a true Portuguese authentic eater) there is no better place than Parreirinha. We have been returning to this restaurant for over 25 years and never once can you complain - unless you don't know what Portuguese food should taste like Bread - firstly, the best, prawns,... More 

Thank JuliaRibeiro
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70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Came here whilst visiting family in Joburg, it's not in the best part of town but once you were outside the restaurant it was ok with door staff and car parking right near the restaurant. Numerous parties in on the night we ate but never made an impact on the service we received. Lovely food and wine, well priced and... More 

Thank bournetoparty
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Once you are over the shock of the location the food and the ambience definitely changes your experiences. Thumbs up!!!

Thank Elroy Norman V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This place never ever disappoints. We went out with the intention of wanting a different and more relaxed atmosphere. The place is energetic and unconventional. It is a fun night out and the food is amazing. We indulged in a seafood platter consisting of prawns, langoustines, lobster, clams, kingklip, squid heads and calamari. The portions are huge and so filling.... More 

Thank Smiles H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

A colleague and I had lunch at Parreirinha this afternoon after having heard recommendations about this place from a couple of people. The food was great and the service was superb. The only downside is the area where the restaurant is located. Still, I would be more than happy to visit again for such fine food. Just be careful of... More 

Thank WildeWillem
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

A great restaurant to visit, the birthday month special is a must. Good food, good price, great place to have a evening with friends.

Thank sydneytfoster
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We've visited Restaurante Parreirinha on numerous occasions and have never been disappointed. The prawns are the best in Joburg. It's a no frills, no fuss kind of place with friendly waiters and efficient service. I can't comment on the meat dishes as we only ever order the seafood (mostly the prawns ;-)), but i'm sure they would be good too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Portuguese, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 9, 6th Street | La Rochelle, Johannesburg 2190, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 435 3809
Run by the Da Cunha Family.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?