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Giovanni's

103 Main Road, Green Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
27 21 434 6893
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Delicatessen, Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

This was my first visit to the place. The food was very tasty, right temperature and the atmosphere was cosy. They have a large display where you can select your food items and it gets weighed and provided nicely with clean and wrapped cutlery. The coffee and pastry option were also up to standard. Enjoy my experience in this vibrant... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Giovanni's stock a fantastic range of imported products and their deli food is delicious and incredibly well priced. I eat at Giovanni's a few times a week and the relaxed street cafe feel is relaxing. Giovanni's feels like home. It is also a great spot for coffee.

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Barcelona
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126 reviews 126 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
212 helpful votes 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Good range of international products. Great salads, cheeses and puddings in particular. Coffee onsite and seems to be a popular meeting place.

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Tarrytown, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

South Africa is not known for its coffee, but this place does it right. Get a delicious cappuccino and a pastry.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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171 reviews 171 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

All O.K BUT GREENPOINT IS NOT SAFE You will be harassed by the ---------- The security is excellent the Guard is just overwhelmed at times. I a member of the public assist him ( unofficially and probably not welcomed ) very occasionally by getting rid of the Tourist hassler's when I judge that I am not in danger unpleasant elements... More

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Manama, Bahrain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Best place for coffee, fresh baked bread and tons of food options. We recently visited CT, and went to Giovanni's almost everday, sometime even twice a day. The best double expresso anywhere, hands down. The staff is friendly and helpful. The food is fresh and tastes amazing. Great experience, I love the coffee bar and the prices are great too.... More

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South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My husband and I went five nights in a row. Wonderful place to have excellent meals. And the bar one. Cheese cake is the BEST

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

If you're in the Greenpoint area this is definitely a good place to go for coffee. or perhaps to pick up supplies for a picnic. We only had coffee and pastries whilst we were there but we saw a lot more on offer. Don't expect a restaurant experience - its not a restaurant.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Love the coffee. Best in SA. Had the squid and the beetroot. Then for seconds u had the cured salmon and aubergine. Then for thirds... Omg I didnt stop

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Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

They make their own pasta. Try the springbok carpaccio. It is a nice little family place with authentic Italian roots.

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