We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Don Giovanni's

Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
9-13 Causeway Street, Portrush BT56 8AB, Northern Ireland
028 7082 5516
Today
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 57 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 25
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice wee Italian

Had a lovely meal here with my other half, lovely atmosphere and very friendly staff. We booked to ensure a table as we'd heard it can be difficult to get a table. Both of us having Mussels for starters - delicious Pasta dish for main - sauce was rich and yummy but pasta was 100% dried (just... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
Catherine T
,
Belfast, United Kingdom
Add Photo Write a Review

57 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Northern Ireland
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Glad this place is back open again. Had the early bird menu which is excellent value at £10 for 3 courses. Will have more time to sample the main menu next time.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Craigavon
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Selected this restaurant because it looked good from the outside. We went for the budget menu but budget shouldn't mean bad. The chick-a-leekie was meant to come with a cheese and leek sauce, unfortunately there was no sauce and apparently the chef couldn't make one. We ended up with overcooked chicken breast with melted cheese. We asked for 2 tiramisu... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ballymena, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
130 reviews 130 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Visited the reopened Don Giovannis after a year when it was closed down and turned into a Bistro, lovely to see it freshened up on the interior and back after a much missed year in our case serving all the old favourites. As it used to be service was very good and courses were well timed and very tasty and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Belfast, United Kingdom
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Had a lovely meal here with my other half, lovely atmosphere and very friendly staff. We booked to ensure a table as we'd heard it can be difficult to get a table. Both of us having Mussels for starters - delicious Pasta dish for main - sauce was rich and yummy but pasta was 100% dried (just what you'd make... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Belfast, United Kingdom
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This was our first visit to Don Giovannis even though we have walked past it many times and always liked the look of it through the window. The restaurant is lovely and comfortable and the waitress very attentive, the food was good value and tasty, just right for the bargain price, 3 courses for £10 is excellent value!

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Belfast, United Kingdom
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Having recently reopened after a face lift I can recommend Don Gio's. The food was excellent and the service friendly and prompt. One of our party is a particular aficionado of cheese cake and was moved to say it was the best cheesecake she has ever had. Samantha E's comment on the Bolognese about sums it up. A really good... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Greensburg, PA
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Visited July 21, 2013 Having traveled all day (missed a flight out of London), train Belfast to Portrush, hauled luggage through Portrush, this was where we decided to eat dinner our first night in Northern Ireland. The title really says it all. The food was of standard pasta quality but nothing special. This was the first and only time in... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

one of the most amazing italian food restaurants i've ever been to! it's amazing! the spaghetti with their Bolognese sauce and parmesan cheese is amazing!!!!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Belfast, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We went there because it was recommended by this web site and unfortunately I was very disappointed. When we entered I wanted to leave because it stank! I'm very sorry to say but it did and design of the place was horrible. My boyfriend was hungry so we stayed. Food was expensive, I paid 15 L for a burnt and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Melbourne, Florida
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Great italian food in Portrush .... Good menu and service is great. Very friendly and you get the guys in the kitchen yelling at each otrher in Italian :-)

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Don Giovanni's also viewed

Portrush, County Antrim
 

Been to Don Giovanni's? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9-13 Causeway Street, Portrush BT56 8AB, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Portrush
  • Phone Number: 028 7082 5516

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Don Giovanni's staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?