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Ristorante Da Giovanni

Via Antonio Salandra, 1A, 00187 Rome, Italy
+39 06 485950
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Ranked #2,419 of 8,863 Restaurants in Rome
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood:
Ludovisi / Via Veneto
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Thanks to Hotel Embassy 's Receptionist David we got best meal in Rome ! This is a lovely place with good food, service and atmosphere. In addition to the extensive menu, a little blackboard showing the specials of the day. Every ingredient top class and cooked to perfection, cakes was memorably tasty , Was pleasant and a great friendly service... More 

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I love this little restaurant. It's like you're stepping back in time once you set foot inside. Admittedly, the menu is not that varied, but the food is excellent and reasonable priced. The waiters do tend to remove your plate almost immediately, but since they're quite old fashioned, somehow its part of the experience.

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dublin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is a simple family run restaurant with traditional Italian dishes at very reasonable prices This service is friendly and professional. The majority of customers would appear to be local and the fact that Giovanni's has been run by the same family since 1949 most be a sign that they are doing some thing right

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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Came here on a Saturday evening and had a great time. It is pretty home-y and very comfortable. The waiters and owners were very friendly and accommodating. The pasta was homemade and very good, we shared the veal with a white wine sauce as a second course and it was great, and we tried two different desserts, both of which... More 

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Rome, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

If you venture near the piazza de la repubblica and you want to eat under survellaince of "a hundred year old waiter" than this is the place. Good food for reasonable price, the only setback is that the waiters are circling around you like vultures without any question so you are not sure whether you are guest or a prey.... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

we just stumbled upon this place since it was near to our hotel and we were exhausted from a day of walking. It was just what we were looking for. Food service was prompt and everything delicious. Even though the entire restaurant was full, the very professional waiter got to everyone in a timely manner and everyone else looked as... More 

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Albany, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We went here based on Rick Steves recommendation and while overall the food was fine, it was not a stellar experience. First, the lighting was unusually bright for a restaurant. Thought I was in an office. It was a Friday night and there was hardly anyone there. The waiter however was excellent and professional and did all of things you... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

We chose this place based on Rick Steves' recommendation. We liked the atmosphere, and the place was quiet when we were seated. It seemed, though, that we were being rushed to order just a little. Shortly after ordering, a very large and loud group entered, and the entire atmosphere changed. Understandable, and even acceptable. We ordered the fried squid and... More 

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Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

We were touring in the Piazza Reppublica area of Rome and looking for an authentic Italian lunch so consulted the guidebook and sought Ristorante da Giovanni. We could not have been more pleased. The menu offered specials of the day, the food was excellent, the pricing reasonable, and the waitstaff courteous and attentive. If you are in this area of... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Refreshing place to eat, (third time for me in 3 years) as not many tourists (except those guided there by Rick Steve...). Family run, cordial service, food delivered quickly. House wine inexpensive, not bad. Food: home-made, and fresh tasting. Most dishes (although not all) were very good- pasta excellent, but the meat dishes were hit or miss.

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Additional Information about Ristorante Da Giovanni

Address: Via Antonio Salandra, 1A, 00187 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 485950
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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