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Gennaro's Ristorante

1109 North Brand Boulevard, Glendale, CA 91202
818 243 6231
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Ranked #35 of 390 restaurants in Glendale
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Italian, Continental
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Best Italian food in Glendale. Now we're taking online orders from our website - Powered By Clorder
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English first
Keller, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Oohhh ... It pains me to write this review. My wife and I have been going to Gennaro's since before our first was born (2003) and have always enjoyed the wine list, the food preparation .. but mostly the service - and the friendly faces we would see EVERY time we walked in. I'm SOOO Disappointed to report that EVERYTHING... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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77 reviews 77 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

should have seen it coming when we showed up @ 645 and there wasnt a single person eating. Food was bland, service was poor (too slow for being the only group in the place). I'd suggest going elsewhere...

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La Jolla, California, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I visit Glendale once a year! Genaro's is my favorite Resturant in this area. Elegant , great food and service! I have eaten her many times over the past 20 years!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

My girlfriend and I ended up going here on New Years Eve. They were very accommodating even though we did not have a reservation. The service was fantastic. The menu was a scaled down menu for the holiday and had almost all seafood options, which I am not a fan of. However, it was delicious I had the lobster ravioli... More

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Los Angeles, California
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90 reviews 90 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

I have eaten at Gennaro's more than 50 times since moving offices in 2008. Mostly lunch, occasional dinners. The food is excellent; the ambiance warm and comfortable (unique for Glendale); the service attentive. The Chicken Caesar salad is prepared to your liking at the table and is delicious. What sets this restaurant apart is that it works for both business... More

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Coral Gables, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We have eaten at this restaurant countless times but I will never forget our first meal there. The restaurant is fairly small but open and soothing. The staff is courteous but does not hover. Many Italian restaurants are family style but this place is for special occasions. Our meal was long, serene, delightful. However, my clearest memory is of the... More

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Salt Lake City
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Three business associates and myself walked here from the Hilton based on recommendation from the valet. Very slow night (Monday) maybe only three other groups where there. Wonderful classical guitarist was playing, which provided a great background music. Not so loud we couldn't have a conversation. Service was slow, so be prepared to have long conversation. I have a feeling... More

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Glendale
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

This is by far the best Italian dining experience in Glendale. My girlfriend has been several times, but we ate there this past week for my first time and I was more than impressed! The ambiance of Gennaro's takes you back to a restaurant setting that belongs in Goodfellows... low light, cozy, family-style Italian-white-tablecloth seating and decor abound. The place... More

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Laguna Niguel, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Food is average at best, service is terrible. Our waiter not customer friendly, viewed every request like a chore.

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Glendale, California
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355 reviews 355 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013 via mobile

This is a very old school place. The service is slow however if your spending time with friends and not in a hurry you will appreciate Not being rushed. From 7-9 they have live piano music, there is a full bar, the bread is really good and the soup was amazing

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