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Pronto

) #57 of 1,046 Restaurants in Johannesburg €€ - €€€ Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Colony Shopping Center | Jan Smuts Ave, Craighall, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 447 4346
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good44%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Colony Shopping Center | Jan Smuts Ave, Craighall, Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 101 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I believe they do a mean pasta? Great vibe and service but, sadly, their coffee is scorched to bitterness 😢

Thank Vicci D
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Hi there. Sorry to hear your coffee was burnt. I am not a fan myself and find that undrinkable but I know our baristas could have made a mistake. Did you let management know so we could remake it for you? Natasha Maciel

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there for diner by trying to avoid the traffic and was a very pleasant experience. The food and service was good and everything tasted great, with great receipes and ingredients. The only slight critisism is that it is a bit on a prices...More

Thank EA_Oussov
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Hi there. Thank you so much for your lovely review. We hope you come to visit us again even when the traffic is flowing. Natasha

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Been a fan of Pronto since the first time I ate there 3 years ago. What sets them apart - by miles - from other Italian restaurants has to be the ingredients used. Authentic and fresh. Real pomodoro. Real parmigiano, not the powdered variety (sadly...More

Thank jphansen81
Management response:Responded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review and years of patronage. I look forward to sharing your kind words with our team. Happy dining. Natasha

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This is becoming a theme - decide I'm hungry at 7pm on a Saturday night and start phoning around for a table only to be told there're none. There was one at Pronto. Outside. It was freezing - like the coldest night in six years....More

Thank Jill M
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Hi there. Thank you for your lovely review. Happy dining and we hope to see you soon. Natasha

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Dinner was really nice. Food well presented. Cost was ok. R260 per person including service charge. Location is great easy access from Sandton Rosebank and Hyde Park. Family restaurant and well worth the visit.

Thank Richard H
Management response:Responded 18 May 2017

Hi Richard. Thanks for the lovely review. We hope to host you again and thank you for your patronage. Natasha

Reviewed 25 February 2017

Good food (expensive but good). The only place in Johannesburg I used my US credit card and got a fraud alert shortly afterwards. Just saying.....More

Thank sales872
Management response:Responded 28 February 2017

Hello there. Thank you so much for the information. We have never had this type of complaint before but will of course take it very seriously. We are investigating the matter and as soon as I have some information I will share it with you....More

Reviewed 13 February 2017

Been here twice recently as the first experience was so good. The prawns dish is super delicious as is the steak Great ambience! Lovely linen laid tables and lined serviettes. An extremely lovely dining experience. We will be back at the first opportunity

Thank Earle W
Management response:Responded 16 February 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. It is so appreciated. Looking forward to hosting you again. Natasha

Reviewed 4 February 2017

I left Pronto with mixed feelings. The food was very good and gets 5* but the service was 3* and the ambiance was 1* The acoustics were so bad that we could not hold a conversation. It was just SO noisy. It was also very...More

Thank m0zchick
Management response:Responded 5 February 2017

Hi there. Many thanks for the information. I have passed it on to all the staff. I have thanked the kitchen for the excellent food you received and I have taken up your various points with all my waiters. We are aware that it is...More

Reviewed 30 January 2017

Modern, clean and simple venue. Good value prices for "home made" Italian cuisine. Good wine list. Caters for groups. Service is attentive. Loads of secure parking in the colony shopping centre. I recommend.

Thank Garth W
Management response:Responded 31 January 2017

Thank you for a lovely review Garth. I have shared it with all the staff. We look forward to hosting you again. Natasha

Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We have LOVED Pronto for years now. Sadly on our most recent visit the waiter didnt know the difference between a Sauv Blanc and Cheninc Blanc. It took us 30 minutes to finally have our wine delivered and its not an extensive winelist. My husband...More

Thank Estea P
Management response:Responded 29 January 2017

Hello Estea. Thank you so much for your review. Consistency is our goal and we are always striving for it. We are grateful that you have had many good years of experiences and take your complaint seriously. I will check both the meal in question...More

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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, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Colony Shopping Center | Jan Smuts Ave, Craighall, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 447 4346
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