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Papa Boa

106 Lakefield Avenue | Lakefield Square, Benoni 1501, South Africa
+27 11 918 4686
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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“chorizo” (2 reviews)
“prawns” (4 reviews)
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European, Portuguese
££ - £££
106 Lakefield Avenue | Lakefield Square, Benoni 1501, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We booked a table to celebrate my daughters matric results, and asked them to arrange a bottle of champagne on the table. No champagne was delivered through the evening, and we were placed near the kiddies area, which was so noisy and annoying when you...More

1  Thank Toni P
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely meal! Very good value for money. Nice by portions to satisfy hungry kids and husband! Very good waiter.

Thank JanineP123
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Having dined here before, this restaurant is on a sliding scale and sadly has reached 2, the food and staff are not consistent.Firstly it's a Portuguese restaurant which plays rap music not tasteful at all. I may On having lunch here yesterday , the food...More

Thank african_events
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great authentic Portuguese cuisine. Good food at reasonable prices. Service and attention to detail enhanced the experience.

Thank Nicodup001
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We have over the past few months eaten there regularly. Always a good experience. Good service and excellent food.

Thank 560pieterv
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Good food priced well, service is always good and the staff always friendly and ready to serve you. Great for family and friends.

Thank 104ursulac
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Since my last visit they certainly have gone down unfortunately. Stopped off for some take-away and the only positive things I can say is the comfort is good and the staff friendly (but untrained and unmanaged). The summarised experience - waited over an hour, chips...More

Thank Whctree
Reviewed 11 August 2016

All in all a good restaurant. Nice layout, good staff, average prices, the food just needs a little more magic. Portions are good, they just lack that special touch, that secret ingredient that would make a good restaurant great. Warm up the rolls, diversify the...More

Thank N7492XHgregs
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Very good food and vibe. Waiters and staff were friendly and its a lovely set up. Good for families.

Thank MegTheTraveller
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Attended training close by and got a voice for Pappa Boa. Invite my husband to join me, he is retired. I was on a diet and asked if I may bring my own food and they had no issue about it. Howz that for client...More

Thank Amanda H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
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08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Lakefield Avenue | Lakefield Square, Benoni 1501, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Benoni
  • Phone Number: +27 11 918 4686
  • E-mail
We trust you will enjoy your meal with the same satisfaction as the age old Cristovao's Crew did all those years ago when first setting foot on the shores of Africa - Come celebrate in a true Portuguese Way!
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