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Enoteca da Giovanni

via Garibaldi 25-27, 51016 Montecatini Terme, Italy
+39 (0)572 71695
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Incline Village, Nevada
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Our son & family were visiting us at our rented villa near Montecatini and found this restaurant one day and had lunch there. They were so pleased with their experience that we all (6 of us) went back for dinner a couple of days later. They were right - it was great! The menu offered excellent choices, plus the waiter... More

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Bern, Switzerland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Enoteca Giovanni is just a must visit place. It is open both for lunch and for dinner, closed on Monday. The time flows but very few things change in Enoteca. Same welcoming and attentive waiters and of course Giovanni himself is always there. It is a must visit place because: 1. very delicious food is served there; 2. visitor can... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

The wine list is a big attraction at this restaurant, but the menu is not to be forgotton. We had a great Zafran and Zucchini risotto, followed by beef filet and tiramisu. The pricing is expensive, considering it is not a michelin star restaurant, but in our opinion it was worth it as the cuisine was very close the michelin... More

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Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Agree with Ron_the_Traveler completely. I was hooked after the first bite! This is the way food should be - with each bite savored. We decided to avoid the dinner crowds and try the place for lunch. Good timing as there is a wait for evening seating if you haven't made a reservation. The service was exceptional. Extensive and pricy wine... More

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York, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Yes this restaurant is expensive, especially the wine but worth it. We ate in the outdoor area and found the choice and quality of food excellent and the staff professional but friendly and helpful. After some disappointing food during our holiday this dinner was very good.

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Perth, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Be careful as although the food was nice (without being as good as we expected) we were disappointed to find that the wine prices were much more expensive than the "Wine Price List" tab under the "Restaurant" tab on their website. Some were 25% or more higher than the website said. When I enquired about this (and told them we... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

This was a dining experience that could not have been better. The food, the ambiance, the helpfulness and humour of the waiter were all absolutely fantastic. Yes, it was expensive, but a memory that will not fade.

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Vero Beach, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

I can't say enough about this fabulous restaurant. The food was superb, especially the frehly made 'noodles' with porchini mushrooms down to the most heavenly tiramissou I've ever tasted! The room was lovely and there was a nice mix of couple and families. Our waiter was wonderful, recommending a lovely bottle of wine. We chatteed with him about the restaurant... More

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Alkmaar, Netherlands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

Wow, this was great! I really do not understand why some reviewers mark this restaurant as expensive. OK, it’s not cheap. But in my opinion it is THE restaurant in Montecatini Terme! What a great food, nice outdoor seating and good staff. We took a complete dinner and left after three hours the restaurant. Completely satisfied! This is the way... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

On holiday in monte catimi and called to restruants based on trip advisor review food and service was excellent. but this was reflected in the price euro 114 for 2 for a starter and pasta main coarse with a bottle of wine. If you choose to visit go inside outside was ok but would have felt getting full value for... More

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