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Ristorante Da Giovanni

Via Antonio Salandra, 1A, 00187 Rome, Italy
+39 06 485950
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Ranked #2,576 of 8,582 Restaurants in Rome
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Rome, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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
119 reviews 119 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

My wife and I (early 30's) were treated so bad, I was offended. We came in after a hard morning of sightseeing, using the Rick Steves' book to seek out this place, and were treated like we didn't matter. I know that this is most likely because we were the youngest people in there but it wasn't right. We ordered... More

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Falls Church VA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The food was fine, nothing extraordinary but all homemade and tasting like it. A good variety of pasta and meat dishes. Wine by the glass was either "red" or "white". However I am sure it is popular as it was full both wines we were there.

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San Jose, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We came here twice during our trip to Rome last spring. We were served well both times, and the host recognized us the second time and sat us at the same table, which was fine by us. The first time I had pasta pomodoro, a green salad and breaded chicken. All of it was good, but the chicken was all... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We discovered this restaurant on our first trip to Rome in 1990 based on a Rick Steves Guide 24 years ago. In the interim we have been to Rome many times, and Da Giovanni has never failed to delight us. It is simple Roman cooking and the prices are great. We have had many excellent meals there and despite our... More

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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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