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Osteria da Giovanna

Via Anconetana 164 | Loc. La Pace, Arezzo, Italy
+39 0575 360153
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Ranked #56 of 344 Restaurants in Arezzo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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RI
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We arrived in Arezzo after an overnight flight to Florence from the USA. We really were not looking for a meal out but our B & B host highly recommended this restaurant and called in a reservation. We arrived, non Italian speaking, first time out of the USA, weary travelers and were made to feel like family. The waitstaff was... More

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Amsterdam
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

One of my favorite, family run, restaurants in the outskirts of Arezzo. The food is authentic, wonderful and always a joy. I love the family and they are as much part of my reason to keep coming back. Amazing selection of wines (and for those who prefer: a nice selection of specialty beers). In my opinion: for those who do... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

Lived in Arezzo for 4 years and the food was excellent no matter what you ordered it was excellent. Wine list is exceptional one of the few places in Tuscany where you will find New Zealand wines on the list! The family are extremely friendly and the service is exceptional if you are near Arezzo or are visiting a must... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

Osteria da Giovanna was recommende to us by our very able guide, Sara, of Very Tuscany Tours. We ate there on a Tuesday evening and the restaurant was bustling with happy locals. The food was delicious and the service very good. Definitely worth checking out. Very authentic and non-touristy.

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Slough
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Had a couple of evenings at Giovanna. Food was good and there was an extensive wine list. Local speciality dishes worth investigating. Sorry to say my Italian is non existent but waitress was very helpful in translating. Not an imposing restaurant but definitely worth a visit if in the area. We were lucky to get in on Friday night as... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2011

Had a business lunch there with a colleague who is from Arezzo. Beautiful Tuscan dishes with the perfect glass of wine. Osteria da Giovanna is definitely my 'goto' restaurant in Arezzo. Say hello to Luca the sommelier there when you go. In 2009 he was selected as the top sommelier in all of Italy.

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