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3020 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 682-3621
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Food, Nice Staff

I had a personal pizza, which had 6 sizable pieces all for $7. The pizza tasted great and was made in front of me. This was definitely a treat for me to find, and I'll be back!

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 16, 2015
Gulielmus4
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Louisville, Kentucky
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I had a personal pizza, which had 6 sizable pieces all for $7. The pizza tasted great and was made in front of me. This was definitely a treat for me to find, and I'll be back!

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hanford
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Ordered the Giovanni's Special pizza. Delicious. Good customer service. Convenient. We will be back soon!

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Goleta
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The staff here are friendly and always happy great pizza and pasta salads are awesome! We never leave hungry! Like watching the games here good place for kids also

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Bern
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

They make really good pizzas here. There is some kind of self service: you have to order at a desk and when your number is anounced, you have to pick it up at the same desk. Sizes are very good, you don't have to leave the table hungry. The furniture and ambiance is simple but cozy. I think it's a... More 

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Mineral Springs, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Order anything and they have it. Drinks are fabulous. Love to see the pictures of "famous people" who have been there.

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Caen, France
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

I only order Margherita Pizzas, anytime I walk into a Pizza place; this time was no exception, and I eat lot's of Pizza in various places + countries. It was excellent, easily the best I have eaten - nothing regular, the ingredients were all fresh and NOT concentrated, really just very, very good! The place itself on the E Coast... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

While I am a big fan of the original Giovanni's on Upper State I just had my first opportunity to visit their newest location up on the Mesa (off of Cliff Drive) and I have to say I'm extremely impressed. Both indoor and outdoor seating with plenty of TV's to watch just about any sporting event going on! The staff... More 

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Winston Salem, NC USA
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111 reviews 111 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We got a pizza here at the recommendation of friends. It was okay. It was expensive, which should have made it better than okay, but still... it was okay. It took about 45 minutes for it to come out (and they weren't busy), but still... it was okay.

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Bakersfield, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

If you're into fine china and lace table clothes, you will have to find another restaurant to go to. If you like great pizza and wonderful lasagna- what my friend and I had, then you want to check this place out. It seemed mostly a local's place- with a lot of to go orders being picked up. Great staff, great... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We kept coming back to this place, the pizza is just amazing. I would say it is more east-coast style than Italian style, but after you have one taste you will keep coming back. The venue is a bit small, with a small bar but it gives it a favorable intimate feel. If I am in Santa Barbara again, I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3020 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: (805) 682-3621

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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