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Dolci Cafe

28 Clarence Avenue | Craighall Park, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 10 900 2274
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  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“meatballs” (2 reviews)
07:30 - 15:00 Hours
Italian, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
28 Clarence Avenue | Craighall Park, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned home from a wonderful dinner at Dolci. So glad to have found this stunning restaurant. Friends of our suggested we dine there. As they are regulars. Lovely relaxed decor. Excellent waiters and terrific service. All our starters were great. Mains were delicious ....More

Thank Hotels201511
Jackie R, Owner at Dolci Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello ! Thank you so much for your lovely review and we hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for breakfast on Sunday and we really enjoyed the coffee and pastries! Its croissant with jam was so delicious!

Thank SimSimBamBam
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The service is impeccable. The food is remarkable and there is even a burger offering for the occasional peasant who may wander into the venue:) The local wines on the list are very attractively priced The ambience spot on for the crowd

Thank strooh808
Jackie R, Owner at Dolci Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Your review made me chuckle ;-) - thank you for the kind words and hope to see you soon ! Next time you come in please ask for me (Jackie) I would like to meet the person behind the sense of humor.

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

My family wanted pancakes, so we found Dolci Cafe on the internet, and very glad we did! It is a quaint venue, very much along the lines of a true European cafe. The ambience, the menu, and the food was great. I can highly recommend...More

Thank Hamish S
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We wanted to try something new for my birthday this year and made a booking for Friday night based on a recommendation. We were absolutely delighted!! The food and atmosphere was incredible to say the least, with service to match. This is definitely the full...More

Thank AnneliseN57
Jackie R, Owner at Dolci Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Hello ! Thank you for your lovely words ! We so glad you had a lovely time on your special day - see you soon !

Reviewed 1 August 2018

A trendy place with Cosy ambience, friendly service and good food. The breakfast options were very good.

Thank Wayne and Mari K
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful spot for brunch with friends. Sat outside and soaked up the sunshine. Excellent service, great menu choices and delicious food. Definitely going back!

Thank Candz33
Jackie R, Owner at Dolci Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thanks for he lovely review ! We hope to see you soon !

Reviewed 17 July 2018

I have breakfast with friends at Dolci Cafe EVERY Sunday! We go back week after week because the ambiance, service and food is SO good! Dolci Cafe also has a great lunch and supper menu! Go out of your way to visit this place, you...More

Thank jhnel
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Very good food, tasty and fresh. Very friendly service, always met with a smile. Fantastic desserts.

Thank caitlinmacdonagh
Jackie R, Owner at Dolci Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Thank you for your lovely words - the whole Dolci teams works very hard to insure customers are happy - see you soon

Reviewed 10 July 2018

During a recent visit to Jo’burg we stayed in the neighbourhood and were recommended a dinner at this restaurant, which turned out to be a very pleasant experience. We hadn’t made a prior reservation and were lucky to get one of very few free tables....More

Thank Mohnomishe
Jackie R, Owner at Dolci Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Hello - thank you for your lovely feedback - we are getting sound boards installed this coming Monday as we are aware that the noise level can get a bit hight - we hope to see you in your next visit to jhb -

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Clarence Avenue | Craighall Park, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 10 900 2274
  • E-mail
We are an Italian Café in the beautiful suburb of Craighall Park, Johannesburg. We serve a full Breakfast and Lunch menu, with a homemade pastry section of Italian and South African favourites. We also design bespoke cakes and cupcakes to order for all occasions.
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