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Giovanni's

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Coffee Shop, Delicatessen, Italian
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103 Main Road, Green Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
27 21 434 6893
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Takeout
Late Night

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  • 11
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice Italian Place

This place is a nice place for order different dishes. Pasta, calamari, salads, cheese and a very nice bread.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
ChicoAssis
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Belo Horizonte, MG
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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194 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Belo Horizonte, MG
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

This place is a nice place for order different dishes. Pasta, calamari, salads, cheese and a very nice bread.

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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I think one of the most well known deli's around Cape Town.. It really lives up to its name.. great service and all round specialists in their field.. If you looking for something new definitely the place to visit :)

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Gio's has the deli, the light meals, the take-home meal for one (or two), the emergency chocolates or champagne... but most of all it set the standard for good coffee in Cape Town for as long as I can remember. This is the place where I ground myself if I've been away from Cape Town for a while. Pop in,... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

Giovanni's is your go-to for luxury deli foods like caviar, truffle oil etc, picnic foods like salads and fresh rolls, and imported goods.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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45 reviews 45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Always crowded but worth it. They hae an awesome deli and shop where you can buy supplies not foynd elsewhere. A foidies paradise

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Hotel recommended Giovanni’s for a mid-morning breakfast. Well, they did serve coffee, but the balance of the food is deli food and not like the delis in NYC, New Orleans, Chicago, etc. No a big variety of food to select from. The eating area in the deli is made up of a few benches and stools and large planks of... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Fantastic spot- great coffee, fresh bread and all the delicious goodies to go with!!! Centrally located and a must stop on a lazy Sunday morning.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

GREAT food, GREAT service - it's like the food I SHOULD be cooking at home, but I'm too last to do! Healthy, Wholesome, Reliable, Varied, Tasty, Adventurous, Good value for money I'm here more than once a week.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is a trendy and popular deli/ coffee shop in Cape Town. It has a great atmosphere in a good location. Although the seating area is very small and uncomfortable and the service is average, the deli has a delicious and a wide selection of food, bread and cakes. They have the best baked Nutella cheesecake and make a great... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We know Seelan´s kitchen of the previous spot he worked and we also know he is putting all is love and effort in this place. He opened as far we know only a couple of months ago and we can say it´s a lovely spot to go and enjoy the food. If you are anyway at the Waterfront than don’t... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 103 Main Road, Green Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: 27 21 434 6893

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Delicatessen, Italian

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