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Bistro Don Giovanni

4110 Howard Ln, Napa, CA 94558-1635
(707) 224-3300
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Ranked #14 of 249 Restaurants in Napa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $40
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Highway 29
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English first
Oakland, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Our lunch of pizza and duck confit was delicious on our most recent visit. Our server cheerfully offered a menu substitution. Service is excellent and the setting is lovely (outdoors or inside).

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Napa, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Always a favorite. We prefer to drop in and eat at the bar. Great wine selection. Fritto Misto and Ceasar salad are to die for. Full and noisey. Reservations generally recommended. Like many Napa Valley restaurants, Don Giovanni has their own garden for vegetables and herbs

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San Francisco, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Bistro Don Giovanni is a high volume restaurant with only passable Italian food. If you are with a large group or you want to sit outside and enjoy the outdoors you could like it but if you are looking for authentic, Italian bistro quality (read home made) food this is not the place to come. The only reason I am... More 

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Napa, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Once again a great time. The appetizers of Beef Carpaccio / Calamari and the side dishes of Brussel Sprouts / White Beans were great, as were everyone's individual dishes. The waiter was average as we did needed to ask for Balsamic Vinegar and Fresh Grated Parm. and swept crumbs directly onto me. I felt the Balsamic and Cheese should have... More 

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COLORADO SPRINGS
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Wonderful food choices, great service and a lively pace to this small gem. Pastas were delicious, pizza was wonderful and desserts yummy. Make sure you have a look in the back yard, all kinds of fun décor!

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Ridgefield, CT
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere at a reasonable price. The pasta is all fresh and homemade and the grilled octopus starter is a must have. The wine list is comprehensive and reasonably priced. The service was attentive without being intrusive. My only negative is that the tables are a bit on top of one another.

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Fort Lauderdale
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to me 10 years ago. My wife and I loved it so much we go back every time we go to Napa. The food and the staff are the best. The wine list is exactly what you would expect being in Napa. The deserts are to die for so save room. Can't wait until we go... More 

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Napa, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I am a local and have been going to Don Giovanni's regularly for the past 20 years. The food is always great (especially the fritto misto!) and the service is always exceptional. My elderly father and i used to go there for lunch 2 - 3 times a month and everyone was so kind to him. The chef once made... More 

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California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is my favorite Italian restaurant in Napa Valley. Great atmosphere. Nice bar for a drink. Great Food and service.

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Napa, California, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We love Bistro Don Giovanni. We try to eat here two-three times per month. The atmosphere is beautiful, winter or summer. The food is consistently excellent and the service perfect. We live in Napa and do try other restaurants, but we always come back to Bistro Don Giovanni.

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Additional Information about Bistro Don Giovanni

Address: 4110 Howard Ln, Napa, CA 94558-1635
Phone Number: (707) 224-3300
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Napa
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

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