We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Gianni's

J. E. Irausquin Blvd. #348-A | Palm Beach Aruba, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
+297-586-7794
Website
Improve this listing
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
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.
Write a Review

1,608 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    763
    431
    217
    109
    88
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Brasilia, DF
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Giannis is a great restaurant, good food, but the service leaves something to be desired. Was attended by very bad tempered waitresses, seemed unwilling to work, doing a favor to the consumer. The restaurant has a good atmosphere, prices do not escape the pattern of Aruba. Everywhere I went in Aruba left a 10% tip, but made ​​sure not to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Vista, New York, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

I heard very high reviews about this restaurant and I was walking down the strip and a very nice we'll spoken young man samy saint approached our family and elkyn also was on the staff , they not only brought us into this wonderful environment, but Samy personally came to the family introduced himself to each of us and was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Waltham,MA
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

We returned to Gianni's Restaurant again this year and enjoyed our meals more than some of the other establishments we ate at. There is a great selection of entrees and appetizers with large portions. Prices are comparable to other restaurants on Aruba but drink prices were higher. Jack Daniels on the rocks was $10!!! It is a very large restaurant... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

Another of the many restaurants in the high rise hotel area of Aruba. Gianni's did not disappoint. Our dinner was very good and on par with some of the better Italian meals I've had. The restaurant is beautifully decorated and the entire staff was very professional and accommodating.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Houston, Texas
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The owner of this place is half Arubian (if that's a word) and half Italian. Of course it was some of the best italian food my wife and I have tried in a while. Great soup and in-house cheeses!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rockville Centre, New York
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Everyone says this food is amazing in the island. They are right. You can walk there from all hotels which is nice. We ate soon much. I tried the rigatoni in pink sauce and it was to die for.

Was this review helpful? Yes
West Nyack, New York
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Miguel was out waiter and he was very good. The pasta in the cheese wheel was great ! Would visit this restaurant again. Enjoy Aruba it's a great island

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boston
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This restaurant looks very visually appealing and the service was great. We settled here one night after wandering around without reservations and finally decided to just go here. It was a mistake. In a week of great meals on Aruba, this was our only regret. Food was beyond average at best. I am not a fan of the Olive Garden... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Gianni's is awesome Italian food and great service. I advise to order the parmesan cheese dish that they cook table side. Great wine choices as well. Staff was friendly and very accommodating. The Pizza next door is wonderful as well.. It was the Best Pizza I have ever eaten. Great experience in Aruba.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

A little over price and everything is fast once we finished the appetizers the main course was served immediately without time to relax the service we received that night it felt like the waiter was doing us a favor the nice part we were able to determine the tip the waiter would recieve. I guess after us he learned his... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Gianni's also viewed

Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
 
Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
 

Been to Gianni's? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Gianni's, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing