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Vrijthof, Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Ranked #26 of 270 Restaurants in Maastricht
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It's only with fixed menu, 3 dishes, the price is a bit higher than the average restaurant in Maastricht but it is worth it!!! It has an amazing combination of flavours and tastes, from the initial salad to the meat with all the side dishes. The staff is very friendly and caring, everything is well cared while you're on the... More 

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76 reviews 76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This was such a great find. It is on the main square in Maastricht but really doesn't have a sign so you have to seek it out. They do not take reservations so we showed up at 5:30 when they opened. There were all these people going in so we were worried we wouldn't get a table. We decided to... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The food was excellent, not a lot of choice but who needs that when all dishes are so good. The service was very gracious and welcoming but not accurate at all, mistakes were made with every course and with the bill. Well, no harm done, we hade a wonderful evening. Starter, pasta and meat dish together for Eur 37,50. Tiramisu... More 

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Great Italian place and food. We arrived at 19.30 and got a table at 21.15. Picked the ravioli and penne, perfect choice. The main meat dish was great as well. The service was ok, not the most friendly or accurate, we were missed with ordering drinks. Couldn't pay a tip (no cash) and not possible to pay the tip by... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We went to Gio's Cucina for a birthday dinner and had a fantastic evening. The food was excellent relatively simple, abundant but really tasty and really Italian. The antipasti were traditional but really tasty the garlic pasta was delicious and the steak was good to perfection and accompanied with lots of vegetable and some wonderful fried potatoes. Only problem is... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Wonderful 3 course meal. The simple choice between 3 main dishes and the fact that all 3 are amazing keeps the restaurant in my top preferances. The food is delicious and everything is fresh. Service is good and the place looks nice. The lack of menu is indeed a great experience.

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50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This is great place. Quite liberating to have a pared down menu where you get the choice between two pasta dishes, two or three main courses and desert. Everything is cooked freshly and tastes wonderful. They are very generous with their side dishes. The quality of the food is high and the service very friendly.

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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Gio's is a known restaurant in Maastricht. When you go there you will see a lot of locals who like going there. As do I, the food is good the atmosphere is nice but it comes with a few perks. To begin, when you get there Gio's is a place you can't reserve. There is a seat or not and... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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55 reviews 55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Simple menu (there is none!) and you can choose between two pastas and three main courses (seafood, lamb or beef). We had the lamb and it was delicious. Although, by the time we had our salad and pasta course we were getting full. The main course with 4 lamb chops was too much. The house wine (Sangiovese) was very nice.... More 

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Zwevegem, Belgium
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132 reviews 132 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Gio's Cucina was packed on a Wednesday night - just leave your phone number and we will call you when we have a table. Gio's does not accept reservations but they guarantee you you will have a table! No menu, they will tell you the menu of that day (2 choices prima piatti and 3 choices secundo piatti). Top quality... More 

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Address: Vrijthof, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 043-3256275
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Limburg Province  >  Maastricht

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