Welcome to Calisto’s, where we’re more than just a great restaurant chain, we are an experience. Calisto’s is a one of a kind, totally different restaurant which erupts with fun and laughter! Our food is Fabulously Portuguese with the most delicious prawns (ordered by the kilo or half kilo), mouth-watering Crayfish, scrumptious Oysters, Steaks and much more deliciousness in every corner!

At Calisto’s tensions evaporate whilst fun and laughter prevail- come and experience the experience! Calisto’s was established back in 1992 by Jorge Calisto. All meals are freshly prepared daily in the traditional Portuguese way. We use only the best ingredients to ensure our Portuguese food is the best you’ll ever taste.

In 2002 we were voted the best Portuguese restaurant chain by The Alberton Record and Southern Courier. We also host a variety of functions and product launches and are frequented by many South African celebrities. Our atmosphere is wonderful and positive vibes, parents and kids alike will love coming to visit us! Our restaurants are tastefully decorated with many Portuguese memorabilia from around the world and we offer exclusive lounge areas where parents can enjoy a cigar and cognac whilst their kids play.

As a child friendly restaurant, Calisto’s does not forget about your little one’s hungry tummy. We offer a fantastic kiddies menu with great dishes such as Fish Fingers, Kiddies Schnitzel’s, chicken nuggets, kiddie’s pasta and more!

The Calisto’s restaurant chain is ever growing and we now have restaurants all over Gauteng, including in Gillview, Bedford Square Centre, Cedar Square, Fordsburg, Gold Reef, Newmarket, Rosebank and Silverstar.

For a great Portuguese dining experience and a fantastic night out with the whole family, visit us at Calisto’s today. Book a table with us to secure your spot!

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