Calisto's restaurant was started by Jorge Calisto in 1992.
We are a Portuguese restaurant, specialising in the best seafood you have ever tasted. All our meals are freshly prepared in the traditional Portuguese way using only the freshest, finest ingredients available.
Voted best restaurant of 2002 by The Alberton Record and Southern Courier. Calisto's is considered one of the top ten restaurants in Gauteng, its a household name especially in the South of Johannesburg and surroundings.
We constantly host functions and product launches by top companies. Many of South Africa's celebrities even come to enjoy the magic of Calisto's.
The atmosphere at Calisto's is colourful and vibey. A popular place to hold your functions, corporate events and special occasions. The function room caters for up to 100 people in an exclusive setting, and also features a dance floor with inhouse DJ for all your special celebrations.
The restaurant is tastefully decorated with authentic Portuguese trimmings as well as many from around the world. There is an exquisite lounge area where you can enjoy your favourite cigar and cognac.
Come and visit us for the best Portuguese experience South of Portugal.