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J. E. Irausquin Blvd 348 | Palm Beach, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
+297 586 7794
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Gianni's Ristorante Italiano starts its story in 1984 when Giovanni and Filomena Ferrara opened their first family owned restaurant in downtown Oranjestad, Aruba. As one of the first Italian restaurants in Aruba success was very quick to follow, through the years up to now the family has slowly moved from downtown to the new nightlife area in Palm Beach better known as the strip. Gianni's was the beginning of a family of restaurants across the island, always specializing in extraordinary culinary experiences. Today you can still meet some of the family in Gianni's, the Italian side of the Ferrara family originate from Castellamare di Stabia, a small city on the Napoleon Coast, you can find the menu at Gianni's is geared more around napoleon food but as the years have passed and our customer base has grown we have extended into other regions of Italy to create a more complete Italian experience for our customers. Gianni's is well known for constantly changing towards modern times and better ingredients, always looking to import the freshest and finest quality ingredients to enhance our customer experience. Our motto has always been; try to find the best, enjoy the best, and share it with our guests.
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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

We have been to this restaurant many times and have never had a bad meal. Service is great and the atmosphere is wonderful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

The food was superb...and the service was excellent by Dilan and Samy Saint...best Italian Restaurant in Aruba!!!! I will be BACK!!!

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St Catharines
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The lobster was not only delicious, it was huge. We started with fresh oysters which were also delicious. I wouldn't recommend the steak unless you like your meat in a sauce.

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Boston
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

We have visited Aruba 6 times. We frequented Gianni's on the first 3 trips then we tried some different Italian restaurants on the island. At last nights dinner at Gianni's we both agreed this is clearly the best Italian restaurant on the island and it might be the best run restaurant on the island. Every aspect of the experience was... More 

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Branford, CT
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

We just happened upon this place while visiting Pqlm Beach, we had low expectations but were very impressed. Service was great and food was quite good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Excellent service, great food, beautiful place, Samy and Elkyn were just wonderful waitressing me and my wife, highly recommended in every aspect, i dare to say the best restaurant in the island...

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New York City, New York
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91 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

The hotel concierge set us up with a reservation to Gianni's. We came 15 minutes early and were shocked to see just how large the restaurant was. They couldn't cater to us right away, so they gave us a lighted-pager that would ring/flash when our table was ready. We sat for a few minutes near the bar, without the pressure... More 

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Texas
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Delicious Italian fare! I would definitely recommend. Went as a couple, but also there were plenty of families. They even had a clown making balloon animals for kids.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

From the looks of this place I was expecting way more. The food was average at best, but way overpriced for the portion size. $30+ for a chicken parm dish with no sides!! 2 small pieces of chicken with no taste. They even charge per drink refill. I left feeling ripped off. I was disappointed and would not return, you... More 

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Granted I had no expectations for good italian food on a caribbean island, but be that as it may it was beyond subpar. However, It may be good Italian if you like Olive Garden. Let me break down the entire experience. Arrival: We arrive around 8:50pm and were seated promptly as requested, the highlight of the night. Seating: Upon being... More 

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Additional Information about Gianni's

Address: J. E. Irausquin Blvd 348 | Palm Beach, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
Phone Number: +297 586 7794
Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Palm - Eagle Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Italian

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