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“Great food, pleasant atmosphere and reasonable prices!”
Review of Papa Boa

Papa Boa
Ranked #20 of 80 Restaurants in Benoni
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: 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!
Reviewed 24 June 2014

We found this restaurant in Benoni quite by accident, but have returned there three times subsequently and the food has been consistently good!

Service is above average for a restaurant in this price category and the atmosphere is pleasant. There are some "authentic" Portuguese dishes and the chicken livers and giblets are excellent as are prawns in beer and Portuguese steak.

If you are looking for an interesting alternative to Spur or Ocean basket or similar chains, I would recommend that you try Papa Boa!

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Reviewed 13 June 2014

service and food were both excellent. Prices were unbelievably reasonable. If you are in the area be sure to give it a try

1  Thank John H
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Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

As parents of a 3yr old and 5yr old, we rate restaurants differently from being single/just married/"empty-nesters "! Haha ! We want value for money (tick), nice atmosphere (okay), friendly service (even to our kids...was average), and definitely some entertainment for our kids (so-so). There is a playroom but our age group kids got bored very quickly. So - in summary: good value for money, food good, but the kids are not screaming "Mommy! Please can we go there again!" So, might visit them some time again.

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1  Thank Alidadv26
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Reviewed 16 January 2014

We have been to this a couple of times in the past and it was always good, but they are now slipping.
We had dinner there yesterday evening. The red wine was so warm it was undrinkable. The Portuguese steak was very dry and not at all tasty, as it used to be in the past in the past.The fillet on the espetada was much better.
It seems to be turning into a sports bar. There were a couple of TV screens on and the the music was playing very loud in the background.
I don't think if I well go there again.

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Thank Dajoma
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Reviewed 8 January 2014

We had an average meal at Papa Boa, I cant say it was bad but maybe just a bit overrated. The ribs were cold and considering it arrived after the other dish i did not want to send it back.

The waiter however was very apologetic and he did serve us well otherwise!

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1  Thank Marcus F
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