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Gio's Italian

3621 West Waters Avenue, Tampa, FL 33614
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Valrico, Florida
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

One of the worst places that I've been to in the Tampa area. At first glance, it looks like a nice place both inside and out, however, the service is what ruined the whole experience. We arrived when the restaurant was not busy at all. There were 4 in my party and only 2 other couples in the restaurant on... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The atmosphere was very romantic!! There guy playing the piano and it was very relaxing. The food was well plated and very tasty!!!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Went there last night. I was thoroughly disappointed in Gio's. I went there a few years ago and it was excellent. Last night it was terrible. Way overpriced. My wife and I spend $75 for chicken parmigiana and a salad. We had a $24 bottle of wine that was pretty good. Italian food shouldn't cost this much. And the sauce... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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123 reviews 123 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Walked in, was greeted immediately and walked to my table. Javier was my server, he took my beer order and came back quickly with it. He asked if I wanted some bread, took some time, but eventually I had my bread, I think that they might make it there, it was good. Ordered the Vitello Marsala with angel hair pasta.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I have to say I'm usually scared to use my restaurant.com coupons but this place is simply amazing. We had three completely different dishes and all three were simply amazing. I would highly recommended this restaurant and we will definately be coming back. Best Italian food that I have had in a very long time!

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We went to Gio's the first time the other night now it was a monday so we were basically alone as we came in late. one of the owners Javier was our server and he was great. We brought a bottle corkage was $15 and he brought out a couple of glasses of a good italian he wanted us to... More 

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Tampa, Florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We have lived in Tampa for almost 12 years and hadn't ever heard of Gio's Italian, what a shame! We met another couple there for dinner and every table was full within 45 minutes. You could tell from how the staff greeted many that they were loyal customers. They had live piano music in one corner. I got the red... More 

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Tampa, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Gio's Italian Restaurant is absolutely the very worst restaurant in all of Tampa for Customer Service!! Terrible Customer Service, No respect towards Customers, Not Enough Staff, No courtesy, Unhappy Employees, no Apologies for Customers waiting 1 hour for any service!! Customers can wait 50-60 minutes to get any service! They treat Customers very disrespectfully!! The Original Owners were great. Once... More 

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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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132 reviews 132 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Went for lunch after reading good reviews, expecting a great meal. We found poor decor, slow service, very average menu with high prices, especially for what was served to us. The bottle of wine we chose was not available so they substituted a higher priced one. Shared an ok fried calamari dish served with marinara sauce, as it seemed most... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We picked this restaurant because it was close to our hotel and had a nice menu. It was tucked away in a quiet location, and we went on a slow night, early in the evening. At first, we were the only diners, but the service and attention was awesome the whole evening by Fernando and Fernando. All items are reasonably... More 

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Additional Information about Gio's Italian

Address: 3621 West Waters Avenue, Tampa, FL 33614
Phone Number: 813-932-1922
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 am
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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