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Giovanni's

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330 S Oakwood Blvd, Detroit, MI 48217
(313) 841-0122
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 175
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  • 20
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 3
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Early dinner

There for a special occasion on 6/24/15. Simply the best! Excellent food from starters to dessert and great service. This is our third visit and every meal has been exceptional. The owners take the time to visit with the guest and make you feel like one of the family. You can tell that they really... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
Rick R
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Monroe, Michigan
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Families with children
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Monroe, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

There for a special occasion on 6/24/15. Simply the best! Excellent food from starters to dessert and great service. This is our third visit and every meal has been exceptional. The owners take the time to visit with the guest and make you feel like one of the family. You can tell that they really care about the food, service... More 

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Plymouth, Michigan
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206 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

My husband and I had a fabulous meal here last night. I would say it was one of the two best meals we've had in Detroit (the other being Joe Muer's). Giovanni's is in a part of town that might be off-putting. It's an industrial area across from a Marathon plant. Don't let that keep you from going. There is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

The food was fabulous, and the service was excellent. It is definitely the go-to place for special occasions.

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Michigan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I surprised my husband for his birthday and took him here. He (and I) are very old school Italian. He is very fussy! He was thrilled! We had the best meal and experience we've ever had! The servers were the best and very attentive, without being "on top" of you. The owner walked around and told us the story of... More 

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Southfield, Michigan
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Went to Giovanni's for my per Mother's Day dinner. Giovanni's is not usually open on Sunday so we went the Saturday before Mother's day. We found that they were open on Mother's Day, but that did not spoil my dinner. It was wonderful; I had steak stuffed with crab meat, mashed potatoes and a dried tomato with greens salad which... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We get this place recommended by the concierge of our hotel as great Italian restaurant and chose it over a higher end chain restaurant nearby. The decision was a good one.Getting to the place was a bit awkward. The location is in an area with worn housing, old factories and smelly refineries. The hotel has a valet parking, where they... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Just discovered this, thanks to Tripadvisor, yesterday, and was very pleasantly surprised even after having read the already promising reviews: the food is really excellent! delicious, fine, cuisine - I had feared that some of the dishes might be heavy, but they were not at all. I had Michigan Lake perch in a creamy sauce with lemon and capers, my... More 

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miami, florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

During my visit to Detroit for a family reunion we stopped at this place for dinner before the rest of the family arrived. It was fantastic!! The diversity of the menu was very good. The eggplant parmigiana was cooked to perfection. The wine selection very extensive and great. The house wine, Annabella, excellent. Delicious desserts and the service, impeccable. A... More 

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Wixom, Michigan
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Had the pleasure of having dinner at this amazing restaurant with my wife the other night. The neighborhood has seen better days...but the instant you walk in the front door you're in a whole different world. Fran, the charming proprietor/founder has done a marvelous job creating a very nice, comfortable, well-set and relaxing atmosphere. The food...two thumbs up! Her 17... More 

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Pinckney, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

My wife and I were at the Tigers baseball game with our son and his girlfriend and wanted to take them someplace nice for dinner after the game. Giovanni's had great reviews so my wife called from the game to try and get us reservations. They were jammed up but said they could fit us in if we could get... More 

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Additional Information about Giovanni's

Address: 330 S Oakwood Blvd, Detroit, MI 48217
Phone Number: (313) 841-0122
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 80
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 330 S Oakwood Blvd, Detroit, MI 48217
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: (313) 841-0122

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 80
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Canton, Michigan
Canton, Michigan
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?